The vegetation of Cucphuong National Park, Vietnam
Cucphuong National Park, situated about 120 km south from Hanoi, northern Vietnam, is the first National Park of Vietnam. It is occupies approximately 22,220 hectares. The flora is rich containing 1,924 species in 990 genera and 229 families. It is characterised by the following: Fabaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Rubiaceae, Asteraceae, Lauraceae, Moraceae, Anacardiaceae, Combretaceae and Juglandaceae. The dominant genera of the flora are of Shorea, Terminalia, Dracontomelum, Cinnamomum, Hiretiera, Anamocarya. Tetrameles. The life-forms of the flora are diverse and shown the following: SB = 60.44 Ph + 9.77 Ch + 11.57 H + 7.82 Cr. + 10.29 Th, in which Ph = 13.37 MM + 13.32 Mi + 10.08 Na + 1 1.42 Lp + 11.37 Ep + 0.67 Pp + 0.33 Hp.