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Updated Checklist of Vascular Plants Endemic to Mongolia

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Department of Biology and Chemistry, Changwon National University, Changwon 51140, Korea
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Laboratory of Plant Taxonomy and Phylogeny, Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Ulaanbaatar 13330, Mongolia
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Department of Biology, School of Arts and Science, National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar 14201, Mongolia
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Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russia Academy of Sciences, 197376 Saint-Petersburg, Russia
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Chair of Biodiversity of Higher Plants, International Institute (IHI) Zittau, Technical University Dresden, Markt 23, 02763 Zittau, Germany
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Department of Botany, Senckenberg Museum of Natural History Görlitz, 02826 Görlitz, Germany
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Department of Biology, School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Mongolian National University of Education, Ulaanbaatar 14191, Mongolia
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South-Siberian Botanical Garden, Altai State University, Lenina Str. 61, 656049 Barnaul, Russia
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Department of Botany, Tomsk State University, 36 Lenin Ave., 634050 Tomsk, Russia
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Faculty of Geography, Tuvan State University, 667000 Kyzyl, Russia
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School of Ecology and Environment, Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot 010021, China
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Academic Editors: Adriano Stinca and Michael Wink
Diversity 2021, 13(12), 619; https://doi.org/10.3390/d13120619
Received: 8 November 2021 / Revised: 22 November 2021 / Accepted: 22 November 2021 / Published: 25 November 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Biodiversity and Conservation of Vascular Flora)
The aim of the present study is to update the checklist of vascular plants endemic to Mongolia using previous checklists, publications, herbarium collections, and field observations. The revised checklist includes 102 endemic taxa (95 species, five subspecies, and two nothospecies) from 43 genera and 19 families. The majority of endemic taxa were distributed in western and central Mongolia, and high endemic species richness was identified in four phytogeographical regions, namely Mongolian Altai, Khangai, Dzungarian Gobi, and Gobi Altai, which harbor 49, 27, 20, and 16 endemic taxa, respectively. For each endemic taxon, we compiled information about growth form, conservation status (if already assessed), phytogeographical distribution, and voucher specimens. Data on each taxon’s type specimen were also collected, and the majority of the type specimens were accessioned at the LE (58 taxa), MW (20 taxa), and UBA (7 taxa) herbaria. View Full-Text
Keywords: endemism; conservation; flora; vascular plant; type specimen endemism; conservation; flora; vascular plant; type specimen
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Baasanmunkh, S.; Urgamal, M.; Oyuntsetseg, B.; Grabovskaya-Borodina, A.; Oyundelger, K.; Tsegmed, Z.; Gundegmaa, V.; Kechaykin, A.A.; Pyak, A.I.; Zhao, L.Q.; Choi, H.J. Updated Checklist of Vascular Plants Endemic to Mongolia. Diversity 2021, 13, 619. https://doi.org/10.3390/d13120619

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Baasanmunkh S, Urgamal M, Oyuntsetseg B, Grabovskaya-Borodina A, Oyundelger K, Tsegmed Z, Gundegmaa V, Kechaykin AA, Pyak AI, Zhao LQ, Choi HJ. Updated Checklist of Vascular Plants Endemic to Mongolia. Diversity. 2021; 13(12):619. https://doi.org/10.3390/d13120619

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Baasanmunkh, Shukherdorj, Magsar Urgamal, Batlai Oyuntsetseg, Alisa Grabovskaya-Borodina, Khurelpurev Oyundelger, Zagarjav Tsegmed, Vanjil Gundegmaa, Alexey A. Kechaykin, Andrey I. Pyak, Li Q. Zhao, and Hyeok J. Choi. 2021. "Updated Checklist of Vascular Plants Endemic to Mongolia" Diversity 13, no. 12: 619. https://doi.org/10.3390/d13120619

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