The Chinese Plants Facts
China, with a total area (c. 9,600,000 skm) less than Russia (c. 17,100,000
skm) and Canada (c. 9,970,000 skm), but slightly more than USA (c. 9,370,000
skm), houses about 28,000 species of vascular plants, corresponding to about
one eighth of the world's flora; and equils combined total of floras of
Europe (c. 11,000) and North America (c. 18,000)!