Departmental Bulletin Paper 西表島の海岸植物の多様性

岩瀬, 剛二  ,  乙幡, 奨平

Plants growing in coastal area in Iriomote Island were described. Those were divided into 3 groups, plants growing on sandyshore, those growing on the rocks, and trees growing on seaside area. Morphological characteristics shared within coastalplants are like creeping, succulent, etc. Furthermore, seeds of the considerable numbers of plants are distributed by ocean flow.It seems that coastal area is under variable and severe environment such as strong wind and strong light judging from thefact that several non-native species are growing.

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