Biology News
Newly discovered plant species named after EIU botany professor - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier


Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
Since entering the field of botany professionally in the late 1970s, Tucker has published dozens of papers and monographs on the sedges of North America, Venezuela and Brazil. Working in collaboration with the Missouri Botanical Garden and the Chinese ...

China to Build a 'Smart Ocean' --"The Next Great Maritime Power" - The Daily Galaxy (blog)


The Daily Galaxy (blog)
Wu Lixin, academician of Chinese Academy of Science, pointed out that maritime big data involves various fields including physical oceanography, marine geology, marine biology, marine ecology, marine chemistry, marine remote sensing and deep-sea ...

Nine traditional Chinese herbal formulas for the treatment of depression: an ethnopharmacology, phytochemistry, and ... - Dove Medical Press


Dove Medical Press
Here, we review the ethnopharmacology, phytochemistry, and pharmacology studies of nine common CHFs: “banxia houpo” decoction, “chaihu shugansan”, “ganmaidazao” decoction, “kaixinsan”, “shuganjieyu” capsules, “sinisan”, “wuling” capsules, ...

Cicada in Chinese Folklore

San Antonio - United States

Looks at how the ancient Chinese regarded cicadas as symbols of rebirth or immortality.

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Profile of the Chicago area 17-year cicada species dubbed Brood XIII. Meet the species included in the brood: Magicicada spetendecim, Magicicada cassini, and Magicicada septendecula. From the Lake County Forest Preserves.

Chinese Cricket Culture
United States

Encompasses a 2000 year history of both singing insects and fighting crickets.

Chinese Monal (Lophophorus lhuysi)
United States

Photos, details about the appearance of the male and female, and facts about this bird's habitat.

Chinese Dormouse (Dryomys sichuanensis)
United Kingdom

Information on this endangered species only found in Sichuan Province.

United States

Photos, taxonomic notes, and observations.

Asystasia gangetica (Chinese Violet)
United States

Plant synonyms, scientific classification, and distribution map. Provides invasive species and introduced plant information.

United States

Information on this tree, its description, its use and management. [PDF]

Pterocarya stenoptera: Chinese Wingnut
United States

Fact sheet about this tree, including a photo.

Chinese Fire-Bellied Toad
United States

Guide to caring for and breeding of Bombina orientalis, a toad of southeastern Siberia, northeastern China, and Korea.

United Kingdom

Plants for a Future: description, botanic details, cultivation, uses, range.