Takenoshin Nakai

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Takenoshin Nakai in Kagoshima, July 1952. Portrait of Late Mr. Takenoshin Nakai (in Kagoshima, July 1952).jpg
Takenoshin Nakai in Kagoshima, July 1952.

Takenoshin Nakai (中井 猛之進, Nakai Takenoshin, November 27, 1882 December 6, 1952) was a Japanese botanist. In 1919 [1] and 1930 [2] he published papers on the plants of Japan and Korea, including the genus Cephalotaxus .

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Taxonomist

The International Plant Names Index lists 4,733 records of plant names of which Nakai is an author or co-author. [3]

The standard author abbreviation Nakai is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name. [4]

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  2. Sasamorpha hubeiensisC.H.Hu – Hubei, Jiangxi
  3. Sasamorpha oshidensis(Makino & Uchida) Nakai – Japan
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References

  1. 1919. Notulae and Plantas Japoniae at Koreae X XI. The Botanical Magazine (Tokyo) 33(395): 193–194.
  2. 1930. Plantae Japonicae & Koreanae. The Botanical Magazine (Tokyo) 44(526): 508.
  3. "Search for "Nakai"". International Plant Names Index . Retrieved 2019-05-02.
  4. IPNI.  Nakai.

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