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Textual Criticism of Type Specimens of Vascular Plants Preserved in the Northeast China Herbarium

By: Cao Wei (Author)

415 pages, colour illustrations

Huayu Nature Book Trade Co.Ltd

Hardback | Jan 2011 | #205635 | ISBN-13: 9787030313485
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Language: Bilingual in English and Chinese

The Northeast China Herbarium stores about 570 000 specimens, including vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, fungi, insects, plant diseasea and wood specimens et al. Its entreasures is in the front ranks of China.

Type specimens are very precious and unique, and are regarded as representative treasures of a herbarium. This book records comprehensively all the type specimens of vascular plants preserved in the herharium, it contains 415 type specimens, including 6 fern duplicates in 5 families, 12 gymnosperm duplicates in 1 family, and 397 angiosperm duplicates in 41 families. Each type specimen has been recorded with its scientific name, Chinese name, original publication, locality, collection number, and type of specimen in detail, it supplements deficiencies and corrects some mistakes on the original publications. The conclusions and evidence are given under the heading of textual criticism..

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