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úČ We are providing information to those of who are interested in the Chinese Plants, the Natural History and the Chinese Culture, with all related resources you need from that ancient orient country - China!


New Book: The Checklist of Shanghai Vascular Plants, High Education Press, Beijing; 442 p, 2013; ISBN: 978-7-04-038554-0.
New Book: The Checklist of the Chinese Invasive Plants, High Education Press, Beijing; 324 p, 2013; ISBN: 978-7-04-037690-6.
New Book: The Outline of Taxonomic Literature of Eastern Asian Higher Plants, High Education Press, Beijing; 505 p, 2011; ISBN: 978-7-04-032948-3.
News (Jan 12, 2010): Request for cooperation on Metasequoia/Dawn Redwood Museum - for detail, please contact the webmaster of this site below, and thank you!
News (Jan 12, 2010): Third International Metasequoia Symposium (Osaka, Japan, August 3-8, 2010) - Detail
New Book: Collected Works on Zheng Wanjun (Cheng Wan-Chun, 1904-1983), Science Press, Beijing; 684 p, 2008; ISBN: 978-7-03-023072-0 (Chinese). Book Review: Acta Botanica Yunnanica 31(4): 386-388, 2009 (Chinese), pdf
New Book: The Chronology of Dr. Hsen-Hsu Hu's Biography (1894-1968), Jiangxi Education Press, Nanchang; 688 p, 2007; ISBN 978-7-5392-4742-7 (Chinese). Book Introduction: Journal of Systematics and Evolution 46(5): 793-794, 2008 (Chinese), pdf
A worldwide Survey of Cultivated Metasequoia glyptostroboides Hu & Cheng (Taxodiaceae/Cupressaceae) from 1947-2007 has been published with 2535 data from nearly fifty countries collected in every continents of the world by July 25, 2007, especially from West Europe and North America. We sincerely thank you for your kindly help and friendly effort, and made this happened. The whole report is available by request. We continue to collect the data, and your support and help are much appreciated, especially whose from the developing countries in Africa, Asia, East, South and Southeast Europe, Central and South America - Thank you very much in advance! Request for Cultivated Information of Metasequoia glyptostroboides worldwide in your local area, either a country, state or garden / arboretum sightings. Records can pertain to either a single tree or numerous individuals on a plantation. Please email us at jinshuangma@gmail.com with it's current height and circumstance at DBH, with the date of cultivation, as well as detailed locality where you are! - Information will be combined into next report of a worldwide survey currently being conducted, and your contribution will be recorded on the natural history of Metasequoia glyptostroboides.
New Poster @ July 17, 2008: Metasequoia - the living fossil: native and cultivated: 1948-2008 pdf (14.64 mb)
New Book: Metasequoia: Back from the Brink? An Update - Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Metasequoia and Associated Plants August 6?0, 2006, Edited by Hong Yang and Leo J. Hickey .
Where does Metasequoia come from? - China, "Mother of Gardens"! Who said this? - Western plant collectors on the Chinese Plants: E. Breschneider, E. H. M. Cox, G. Forrest, R. Fortune, A. Henry, F. Kingdow Ward, R. Lancaster, L. A. Lauener, J. Rock, E. H. Wilson - "Chinese" Wilson ! ...
How was Metasequoia found? - The Mystery since 1941 ... Fossil - Shigeru Miki (1941), First Specimen - Zhan Wang (1943), The Type Collection - Chi-Ju Hseuh (1946), First Report in China - Hsen-Hsu Hu (1946) , First Report in USA - Ralph W. Chaney (1947), Detail Report in USA - Hsen-Hsu Hu (1948), The Living species described by Hsen-Hsu Hu and Wan-Chun Cheng (1948), ... On the unsolved mystery of Metasequoia - Chinese with English Summary 2003, and Japanese with English Summary 2003. The Chronology of The "Living Fossil" Metasequoia glyptostroboides (Taxodiaceae) - A Review (1943-2003) - Chinese, Deutsch, English, Espanol, Japanese. The history of the discovery and initial seed dissemination of Metasequoia glyptostroboides, The "Living Fossil" - Aliso (2004), Further Studies on the Natural History of Metasequoia glyptostroboides (Taxodiaceae), Acta Botanica Yunnanica 2006 , A Worldwide Survey of Cultivated Metasequoia glyptostroboides Hu & Cheng (Taxodiaceae: Cupressaceae) from 1947 to 2007, Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 48(2):235?53, October 2007 ...
How to travel to the Hometown of Metasequoia? It's very easy today, no matter where you are from, by Airplane, Boat or Bus/Car ...
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