Floral diversity of lower section of the Dai Ninh river in Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province
Keywords:Diversity, plant resources, vegetation, Lam Dong, Vietnam
The survey conducted in the lower section of the Dai Ninh river (Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province) recorded 98 species, 74 genera, and 42 families of vascular plants, for example, Lycopodiophyta, Equisetophyta, Polypodiophyta and Magnoliophyta. Of those, there are 56 species (57.1% of the total) considered as medicinal plants, food, ornamentals, etc. Life forms of the plants are divided into six groups including herbs, shrubs, big trees, small trees, water plants and lianas. These are six habitats in the survey area, each characterized by a dominant type of vegetation: Polygonum spp., Eichhornia crassipes, Bambusa bambos, Panicum spp., Morus alba - Mimosa pigra and farm crops.