for many people, may still be a strange name, however, this spans
five latitude bands, dragon mountains in general, but it is on Earth
is now only preserved large tracts of moist tropical forests to
temperate forests the transition region, is the world's most precious
biodiversity is also extremely rare in the region very prominent.
1986, was listed as a national nature reserve Gaoligong Mountains,
1992 Gaoligong Mountains National Nature Reserve is the World Wildlife
Fund (WWF as Class A ( the world's most important nature reserves
in 2000, UNESCO organization of the national Nature Reserve was
officially approved Gaoligong Mountains accepted as a member of
the World network of Biosphere Reserves. honor those throughout
94 countries around the world, a total of 391 protected areas, while
only 19 of China's Yunnan Province, only Gaoligong Mountains and
In this area of the nature reserve Gaoligong Mountains
only 120,000 hectares of land has been documented in more than 4600
kinds of higher plants, which accounted for 17% of the species of
higher plants species. There are more than 500 kinds of higher plants
are endemic and rare species Gaoligong Mountains areas where bald
fir, Cyathea, water Aoki, ginkgo and other 70 kinds of higher plants
for the national and provincial rare and protected plants. Here
is the camellia, magnolia, orchid, gentian, Primula, Meconopsis,
lilies, azaleas and other "Yunnan Eight flowers" hometown.
Strain the world's protected areas cuckoo king - rhododendron trees,
diameter 2.1 m, over 40 thousand flowers bloom every year, with
its bright and gigantic flowers and majestic momentum dominate.
Gaoligong Mountains vegetation is divided into eight vegetation
types, namely tropical monsoon forest, subtropical evergreen broad-leaved
forest, deciduous forest, coniferous forest, shrubs, bushes and
meadows. There are four kinds of plants to protect the national
level, 20 kinds of national protected plants, 30 kinds of provincial
key protected plants.
There are 154 kinds of mammals Gaoligong Mountains,
419 kinds of birds and 21 species of amphibians, 56 kinds of reptiles
-type animals, 49 kinds of fish, 1,690 kinds of insects, including
the national level to protect animals 18 kinds, 49 kinds of national
animal protection provincial protected animals five kinds. Such
as the Bengal tiger, takin, gibbons, Sclater's Monal, red pandas
and so on.