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31 December 2020 In Memory of Professor Yan-Cheng Tang—A Brief Biography and Academic Contributions
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Professor Yan-Cheng Tang, also known as Yen-Cheng Tang, (汤彦承, given name Yan-Cheng, surname Tang; abbreviated Y. C. Tang), passed away on August 6, 2016, in Beijing at the age of 90. He was a highly respected plant taxonomist for his massive contributions to plant taxonomy in China and for the number of botanists he influenced. A brief biography and a summary of his importance in the development of plant taxonomy in China during the latter half of the 20th century is presented.

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Jin-Xiu Wang, Qiu-Yun (Jenny) Xiang, Zhi-Duan Chen, Hai-Ning Qin, and An-Min Lu "In Memory of Professor Yan-Cheng Tang—A Brief Biography and Academic Contributions," Harvard Papers in Botany 25(2), 245-251, (31 December 2020). https://doi.org/10.3100/hpib.v25iss2.2020.n14
Published: 31 December 2020
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