SPINIFICI-SCAEVOLETEA SERICEAE, A NEW VEGETATION CLASS FOR PSAMMOPHYTIC DUNE VEGETATION IN THAILAND

S. PIGNATTI

Abstract


This is a short account on the coastal dune vegetation of the Gulf of Siam in Thailand. Vegetation is mainly composed by succulent creeping plants with herbaceous habit as to Canavalia maritima (Papilionaceae) and Iponwea pes-caprae (Convolvulaceae) and the robust stoloniferous grass Spinijex littoreus, the last having an important function for the fonnation of coastal dunes.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.4462/annbotrm-9019

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