Pyongyang, August 4 (KCNA) — The Korean Cultural Preservation Agency has brought out “Illustrated Guide to Korean Natural Monuments” (Vol. 2).
Frontpaged in the book is a photograph of Kim Jong Il seeing a very old apple tree in Ryongjon-ri of Pukchong County, South Hamgyong Province, in June Juche 91 (2002).
It gives plants indigenous to Korea with the plant natural monuments which President Kim Il Sung and General Secretary Kim Jong Il instructed officials to preserve and manage well as the main.
It introduces angiosperm, divided into dicotyledons and monocotyledons.
It deals with dicotyledons in the order of tall trees, shrubs, creepers, herbs and so on and with monocotyledons in the order of bamboo and herbs.
Introduced in the last part of the book are other kinds of plants. As in the first volume, it gives the name of each species of plant in five foreign languages and the appendix gives the lists of plant natural monuments in each province, city and county.
The book, which shows the correctness and vitality of the policies of the Workers’ Party of Korea on preserving the natural monuments, will help give knowledge about plant natural monuments and plants indigenous to Korea to the working people.
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