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Malays. Appl. Biol. (December 2000) 29I1&2): 105-110

ON THE MOSS FLORA OF PULAU PANGKOR, PERAK, PENINSULAR MALAYSIA

MAIDEEN, H. and DAMANHURI, A.

Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

ABSTRACT

A checklist of mosses collected from Pulau Pangkor representing 11.2% of the known species in Peninsular Malaysia is presented. A total of 53 species in 23 genera and 11 families of mosses were enumerated. A brief discussion of the vegetation of Pulau Pangkor and comparison with mosses found in Pulau Langkawi and Pulau Tioman is also given.


ABSTRAK

Lumut sejati di Pulau Pangkor yang mewakili 11.2% daripada jumlah spesies yang diketahui di Semenanjung Malaysia disenaraikan. Sejumlah 53 spesies dalam 23 genus dan 11 famili lumut sejati telah dikenal pasti. Perbincangan ringkas mengenai vegetasi di Pulau Pangkor dan perbandingan dengan lumut sejati di Pulau Langkawi dan Pulau Tioman juga diberikan.

Key words: Mosses, moss flora, Peninsular Malaysia, Pulau Pangkor.

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