MURATA Jin (邑田 仁, むらた じん)
Council Board Member, IABG
(Director, Botanical Gardens, University of Tokyo, Japan)
Title: Professor, Director of Koishikawa Botanical Gardens
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Koishikawa Botanical Gardens, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo
Systematics and organography of Vascular Plants, Flora of Sino-Japanese Floristic Region
1. Systematic revision of vascular plants such as Arisaema Aristolochia, Tripterospermum, and Lobelia based on the examination of morphology and life history, as well as their phylogeny, phytogeography and speciation.
2. Field research in Myanmar and China to study the floristic diversity and characteristics of the Sino-Japanese Floristic Region. 3. Participating in various projects on the conservation and development of plant resources in the tropics and subtropics.
Systematics, Phylogeny, Endemic Plants in Sino-Japanese Floristic Region, Life History, Phytoeography, Conservation
Koishikawa Botanical Gardens(http://www.bg.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/koishikawa/eigo/e.html)