Zingiberaceae in Mt. Bagalbal, Kalatungan Range, Lourdes, Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines
Cababan, Mc Arthur L. , Flores, Edgar L., Gamutan, Ranillo C.
Corresponding Author : Cababan, Mc Arthur L
Teacher I, Lourdes Integrated School, High School Department, Barangay Lourdes, Valencia City, 8709 Bukidnon, Philippines
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Received : 2020-02-12 Accepted : 2020-04-14 Published : 2020-04-14
Abstract : It is quite that Mindanao, the second largest island in Philippines is poorly known and understudied. The study aimed to identify and described morphologically family Zingiberaceae; determine the distribution of family Zingiberaceae and compare the affinity of the species through cluster analysis. Findings of the study revealed a total of 14 species belonging to two subfamily, two tribe and seven genus. Morphological characters of species are far more superior proven by the species to fall to their particular genera of which they are associated and it implies that the morphological descriptions agree with the numeric analysis. Furthermore, Zingiberaceae species distribution is generally scattered and dwells on the elevation of 900-1600 meters asl. Thus, monitoring of Zingiberaceae as indicator species should be conducted to assess the environmental conditions and conservation status of the forests in Mindanao.
Keywords : Zingiberaceae, distribution, cluster analysis.
Citation : Cababan, Mc Arthur L et al. (2020). Zingiberaceae in Mt. Bagalbal, Kalatungan Range, Lourdes, Valencia City, Bukidnon, Philippines. J. of Advanced Botany and Zoology, V7I3.02. DOI : 10.5281/zenodo.3751300
Copyright : © 2020 Cababan, Mc Arthur L. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Journal of Advanced Botany and Zoology
ISSN : 2348-7313
Volume 7 / Issue 3
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