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Biodiversity of the Eastern Himalaya

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A project supported by the MacArthur Foundation to build capacity for biodiversity research, conservation, and education in the Eastern Himalaya. Specimen and locality data from this project are integrated into the main database.

Background and Goals
2006 Expedition
In September 2006, the first expedition was successful in collecting vascular plants and fungi from three major regions of southern Tibet (Nyalam, Lhasa, and Nyingchi), involving multiple institutions and training of students and local partners.
2006 Plant Press article

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