How China Has The Richest Woody Plants Of 95 Families

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Zhang ,Jian Xin (2005) summarized that China have the richest woody plants of 95 families,338 genera and 1128 species.
Kucuk and Erturk (2013) surveyed Protected Areas in Turkey reported that flora and fauna are very rich with a high endemism and wider genetic diversity with more than 90000 species including flora and fauna which cover approximately 9500 vascular plants, 4000 lower plants.

Shrestha (2003) presented an appraisal report on Oaks in Himalayan region which are evergreen, mostly gregarious, medium to large sized tree, distributed at elevations of 800 to 3800 m asl . Out of 35 species reported in this region abundantly in temperate forests (Negi and Naithani,1995) ,8 species occur in Nepal (DPR, 1997) Quercus floribunda , Q. glauca , Q. lamellose , Q. lanata., Q. leuchotrichophora, Q. mespilifolioides, Q. oxyodon and Q. semecarpifolia .

DPR.1997. Flora of Nepal: Fagaceae, Vol 1, Part 20. Kathmandu: Department of Plant Resources, Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation, HMGN. 12 p
Negi SS and HB Naithani.1995. Oaks of India, Nepal and Bhutan. Dehradun: International Book Distributors

Musselman (2003) referred prominence of Trees from mythological quotes from Koran and Bible. These holy books reflect the place of trees in cultures of millennia ago, their uses, the local species of importance and moreover their inspirational and symbolic significance, based on the perception of the tree as symbol of the life given by the Creator.

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