Distribution characteristics of endemic and rare plants along the altitudinal gradient in Bat Xat nature reserve in Vietnam

Bui Hong Quang, Tran Duc Binh, Do Van Hai, Le Ngoc Han, Duong Thi Hoan, Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong, Vu Anh Thuong, Trinh Ngoc Hiep
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  • Bui Hong Quang Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, VAST, Vietnam
  • Tran Duc Binh Graduate University of Science and Technology, VAST, Vietnam
  • Do Van Hai Remote Sensing & Information Technology Center, FIPI, Vietnam
  • Le Ngoc Han Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, VAST, Vietnam
  • Duong Thi Hoan Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, VAST, Vietnam
  • Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, VAST, Vietnam
  • Vu Anh Thuong Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, VAST, Vietnam
  • Trinh Ngoc Hiep Remote Sensing & Information Technology Center, FIPI, Vietnam




Distribution, endemism, rare plants, altitudinal gradient, Bat Xat Nature Reserve, Vietnam


This study aimed to assess the relationship between distribution, altitude and investigation lines of vascular plants in Bat Xat Nature Reserve, Lao Cai province. Based on the collected specimens added 273 species of vascular plants belonging to 48 genera, 18 families, bringing the total number the currently known species are 1245 species of vascular plants belonging to 649 genera, 174 families and under 6 divisions such as. Of these, and there are 211 endemic and rare species consists have been recorded and 22 rare species 17 endemic species and updated scientific name 14 species added checklist to the Nature Reserve. Topographic, vegetation and distribution maps, changes in diversity and a checklist of endemic and rare species are shown.


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How to Cite

Quang, B. H., Binh, T. D. ., Van Hai, D., Han, L. N., Hoan, D. T. ., Huong, N. T. T., Thuong, V. A. ., & Hiep, T. N. (2021). Distribution characteristics of endemic and rare plants along the altitudinal gradient in Bat Xat nature reserve in Vietnam. Academia Journal of Biology, 43(4), 1–24. https://doi.org/10.15625/2615-9023/16509




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