Endemics in Family Order

Acanthaceae
Justicia championii

Asteraceae
Aster striatus

Burmanniaceae
Thismia hongkongensis

Cyperaceae
Carex pseudolaticeps

Euphorbiaceae
Croton hancei

Gesneriaceae
Boeica guileana

Lamiaceae
Callicarpa longibracteata

Orchidaceae
Anoectochilus yungianus
Bulbophyllum bicolor
Cheirostylis monteiroi
Disperis lantauensis
Goodyera foliosa var. alba
Goodyera seikoomontana
Habenaria coultousii

Osmundaceae
Osmunda mildei

Poaceae
Oligostachyum shiuyingianum
Bambusa chunii
Sasa subglabra

Schisandraceae
Illicium leiophyllum

Zingiberaceae
Zingiber integrilabrum


Endemics in Alphabetical Order

Anoectochilus yungianus
Arundinaria shiuyingiana
Aster striatus
Bambusa chunii
Boeica guileana
Bulbophyllum bicolor
Callicarpa longibracteata
Carex pseudolaticeps
Cheirostylis monteiroi
Croton hancei
Disperis lantauensis
Goodyera foliosa var. alba
Goodyera seikoomontana
Habenaria coultousii
Illicium leiophyllum
Justicia championii
Osmunda mildei
Sasa subglabra
Thismia hongkongensis
Zingiber integrilabrum


Summary

Included here is Hong Kong Island situated on the south coast of China. It is enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea.

Of the endemic and near endemic vascular plants so far recorded there are just 20 species in 19 genera and 12 families but no endemic genera.

References

Hong Kong Herbarium 2001. Check List of Hong Kong Plants 2001. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, and South China Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department Bulletin 1.