MAPANIA (CYPERACEAE) OF HEART OF BORNEO PROJECT AREA, SARAWAK

Meekiong, K. and Shabdin, Z. and Miraadila, M.I. and Ivy Geradlyn, N. and Yahud, W. and Yazid, K. and Nur Safinas, J. and Aimi Syazana, S. and Syauqina, M.Y. (2019) MAPANIA (CYPERACEAE) OF HEART OF BORNEO PROJECT AREA, SARAWAK. In: Heart of Borneo Series 5: Proceedings of Seminar - Tama Abu.

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Abstract

The occurrences and diversity of Mapania species in the Heart of Borneo (HoB) project areas were presented. Five selected localities namely Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary (LEWS), Ulu Baleh National Park (UBNP), Ulu Mentawai, Mulu National Park (UMMNP), Long Banga (LB) and Tama Abu Production Forest (TAPF) were surveyed during the HoB Scientific Expeditions (2008 - 2017). A total of 27 taxa (25 species) were recorded including new discovery species (M. angustifolia, M. ballehensis, M. kipas, M. mirae, M. obscuriflora and M. sapuaniana) and three undetermined species (Mapania sp.2, sp.4 and sp.9). The LEWS and UBNP that located in Kapit Division shows a greater number of species collected compared others from the eastern north site. The diversity of Mapania species in the HoB areas is considered high with about 67.5% from a total number recorded in Sarawak. As many places are yet to be surveyed, the diversity of Mapania in the HoB areas might be reaching more than 40 taxa.

Item Type: Proceeding (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cyperaceae, Mapania, Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary, Ulu Sg. Mentawai, UNIMAS, university, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, IPTA, education, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
S Agriculture > SD Forestry
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Tuah
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2020 05:29
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2020 06:52
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/30024

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