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Table 2 Species and population classification and distribution in China for biomass modeling

From: Development of monitoring and assessment of forest biomass and carbon storage in China

No. Tree species (groups) Northeast North Northwest South Southwest Tibet Total
1 Quercus 1 0.3 0.7 1 1.8 0.2 5
2 Abies 1   1   2 1 5
3 Picea 1   2   1 1 5
4 Betula 2 0.2 0.8   0.8 0.2 4
5 Larix 1 1 1   0.8 0.2 4
6 Cunninghamia lanceolata     2.6 0.4   3
7 Pinus massoniana     2.7 0.3   3
8 Populus 2 1 1 1 0.85 0.15 6
9 Pinus yunnanensis      0.65 0.35 1
10 Pinus densata      1 1 2
11 Tilia tuan 1       1
12 Cupressus   0.25 0.75 1 0.65 0.35 3
13 F-J-P 1       1
14 Schima superba     0.7 0.3   1
15 Pinus tabulaeformis 0.2 0.45 0.25   0.1   1
16 Pinus koraiensis 1       1
17 Ulmus 0.9 0.1      1
18 Pinus khasya      1   1
19 Pinus armandii    0.25 0.1 0.5 0.15 1
20 Tsuga    0.05   0.9 0.05 1
21 Pinus sylvestris var. mongolica 1       1
22 Liquidambar formosana     1    1
23 Pinus elliottii     1    1
24 Salix 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1    1
25 Eucalyptus     0.9 0.1   1
26 Cryptomeria     0.4 0.6   1
27 Pinus taiwanensis     1    1
28 Pinus griffithii       1 1
29 Robinia pseudoacacia   1      1
30 Paulownia   0.3   0.5 0.2   1
31 C-S-P     0.8 0.2   1
32 Other pines 0.6 0.4      1
33 Other coniferous trees     0.2 0.6 0.2 1
34 Other broadleaved trees 1 1 1 2 1 1 7
  Total 15.1 6.3 9 15.75 17 6.85 70
  1. Note: 1) F-J-P means Fraxinus mandshurica, Juglans mandshurica and Phellodendron amurense; C-S-P means Cinnamomum, Sassafras and Phoebe. Other pines include Pinus densiflora, P. thunbergii and others; other coniferous species include Keteleeria, Taxus, Pseudotsuga, Metasequoia, Taxodium and other conifers; other broadleaved species include all broadleaved species except those listed for the region. 2) The decimal fraction expresses the proportion of stocking volume of the species. Source: Zeng ([2011]).