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Research Groups > Research Group for Fern Diversity and Conservation  

Interesting Field

1. The diversity inventory of ferns in China and adjacent areas.
2. Phylogenetic anatomy and taxonomy of ferns.
3. Conservation biogeography and ecology of ferns.
4. Conservation and utilization of fern resource.
The interesting field of our group is working on diversity and conservation of ferns, especially on the inventory, anatomy, taxonomy, biogeography, ecology, conservation and the resource utilization of ferns.

Research Status

Our group has collected more than 5000 fern specimens in herbarium and more than 300 species living ferns in our botanical garden. There are four staff members and one graduate student in this group.
In recent years, our group concentrated on the projects of ferns as follows:

  1. Phylogenetic anatomy of ferns;
  2. Diversity survey and inventory of ferns in Danxia regions and Hong Kong in China;
  3. Studies of systematic taxonomy on Phymatopteris Pichi-Serm. (Polypodiaceae), Lepisorus (J. Sm.) Ching (Polypodiaceae) and Denstaeditidaceae, Tectariaceae etc.;
  4. Flora of China, Flora of Pan-Himalaya, Flora of Hong Kong Ferns and Floras of other regions;
  5. Introduction and ornamental utilization of ferns in East China.

Team Members

Principal Investigator (PI)
YAN Yuehong, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Tel: 86-021-37792288-903
E-mail: yan.yh@126.com
Address: Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Reserch Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden, Shanghai, 201602, China.

Full-time Research Members

SHAO Wen
Ph. D, Research Assistant
Tel: 021-37792288-926
Email:
shaowen19792005@163.com

QI Xinping
Master, Research Assistant
Tel: 021-37792288-925
Email:
qixinping@163.com

Graduate Students

ZHOU Xile
Email: hnzhouxile@163.com

 
 
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