collecting in Yunnan 云南植物

 

The collecting team consisted of Sven Landrein, Jo Osborne and Renata Borosova and partners from the Kunming Institute of Botany, collecting section, China (Zhāng Tĭng, 张挺; Guō Yŏng -Jié, 郭永杰 and Liú Chéng: 刘成).

We would like to thank our collecting team Zhāng Tĭng, Guō Yŏng -Jié, and Liú Chéng for their help in preparation and support during and after field work. We would also like to thank our first contact Cai Jie from the Germplasm Bank of Wild Species, Kunming, Dr. Li De-Zhu, the director of the Kunming Institute of  Botany & Yang Xiang-Yun, Head of curation and seed collection for their kind welcome, help with organising our trip and issuing collecting permits,. Thanks as well to the staff at the Herbarium in Kunming, namely Liu En-De Assistant Curator, Ma Wen-Zhang, Mrs Wang & Fang Wei for the access to the herbarium collection, tour of the herbarium & organising posting of the specimens. Many thanks to Mr Shu from Baoshan branch of Gaoligong Nature Reserve, Mr Lin, President of Liu ku branch of Gaoligong Nature Reserve, Mr He, Animal & plant conservation section of Gaoligong Nature Reserve, Mr Que, President of Yunlong Nature Reserve, Mr Zhang, Vice president of Yunlong Nature Reserve, Mr Li, guide from the Yunlong Nature Reserve, Mr Li, President of the Lamping Forestry Departement, Mr Yang, Vice President of Forestry Departement & President of Lamping Nature Reserve, Mr Zhang, Vice President of Lamping Nature Reserve, Mr He, guide and Flora & Fauna expert, Lamping Nature Reserve. Finally, our thanks to Mr Li & Mr Zhang for safe driving.

Reference Books:

Yun Nan Zhi Wu Zhi = Flora Yunnanica., Spermatophyta / Institutum Botanicum Kunmingense Academia Sinicae edita ; editor, Peng Hua. Beijing : Science Press.

Anticlockwise from left: Sven Landrein (Team Leader, Botanist Temperate Team), Jo Osborne (Assistant Botanist Temperate Team), Renata Borosova (Assistant Botanist Temperate Team), Zhāng Tĭng, 张挺 (Kunming Institute of Botany)
Strobilanthes purpurea team collecting
team collecting in Lijiang strawberries and rubus harvest
Aude de Liedekerke helping with computer tasks back in London Jo and Guō Yŏng -Jié, 郭永杰 (Kunming Institute of Botany) pressing
Liú Chéng: 刘成) (Kunming Institute of Botany) collecting Jo and Sven in the Kunming herbarium
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