Structure, Composition, Distribution Patterns and Diversity of Tree Species in Forest Protected Areas of Nona Mountain Ambon City

Pamella Mercy Papilaya


Vegetation Protection Forest Nona Mount Ambon City, based on its functions and designation has a very important role in supporting the integrity of natural resources and ecosystems on Ambon island as a whole. However, the conflict in Ambon a few years ago resulted in forest vegetation in the region changed the face and function. Many residential areas have sprung up in the region after the social conflict in Ambon, making illegal logging for individual interests can not be prevented. The purposes of this study were 1) to obtain information about the Importance Value Index (IVI) plant species in Protected Forest Areas of Mount Nona; 2) to determine the structure, composition, distribution patterns of vegetation and diversity of tree species in Protected Forest Areas of Mount Nona. The results showed the species composition of vegetation on forest vegetation in line 1 in the hamlet Siwang 128 types, line 2 includes the hamlet Series as many as 49 types, line 3 includes the area that comprises the backwoods were, the forest area around the TV transmitter RI and PENSIP found 106 types and line 4 covers most of the village castle and the village Amahusu found 56 tree species. The structure of the vegetation consists of trees, poles / saplings, and shrubs, while the pattern of spread of the tree is generally distributed clustered.

Keywords: structure, composition, distribution patterns, diversity of tree species, protected Forest of Nona Mountain, Ambon city.

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