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Plants and fungi of south-central China

A biodiversity portal for the Sino-Himalayan region

Map of China highlighting the Hengduan Mountains

The mountains of south-central China are widely regarded as a global biodiversity hotspot. This site documents primary data about plants and fungi from the Hengduan Mountains and adjacent areas of south-central China, including the Gaoligong Mountains and Tibetan Himalaya. Our database emphasizes specimens and place names.

The Biodiversity of the Hengduan Mountains project has been supported by the National Science Foundation through awards DEB-9705795 and DEB-0321846. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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