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Vascular plants and their uses in Korea
- Lee, Tchang Bok
- Issue Date
- Bulletin of the Kwanak Arboretum, no.1, pp.1-137
- The first vascular plants of Korea introduced to the botanical science of the western world were the specimens collected at Wonsan by Admiral B. A. Schlippenbach of Germany. He sent about 50 specimens to Europe when he was surveying the eastern coast of Korea in the warship "Pallada" on a day in April 1954. Rhododendron schlippenbachii was one of the specimens of that collection. In 1858 Wilford and in 1863 Oldham, both members of the Kew Botanic Gardens, England, explored for plants through the southern archipelago while in 1869 Williamson reached Mt. Paektu through Manchuria...