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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 Expedition

2006 Collection localities

Jun Wen has written a summary of the expedition for The Plant Press (newsletter of the Smithsonian Institution's Botany department).

Participants:

USA China
  • Jun Wen, Smithsonian Institution
  • Rick Ree, Field Museum
  • Greg Mueller, Field Museum
  • Vicki Funk, Smithsonian Institution
  • Deborah Bell, Smithsonian Institution
  • Sun Hang, Kunming Institute of Botany
  • Zhou Zhekun, Kunming Institute of Botany
  • Wu Sugong, Kunming Institute of Botany
  • Yue Jipei, Kunming Institute of Botany
  • Nie Zelong, Kunming Institute of Botany
  • Meng Ying, Kunming Institute of Botany
  • Liang Junfeng, Kunming Institute of Botany
  • Yang Zhen, Xizang Plateau Biology Institute
  • Ge Sang, Xizang Plateau Biology Institute

Expedition members
 

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