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About the database


The database Thunberg's Japanese Plants contains records and high resolution images (1200 dpi) of all Japanese specimens in Carl Peter Thunberg's herbarium in Uppsala, Sweden (830 specimens), and one specimen which was presented to the Emperor of Japan in 2007 and is now kept at the National Museum of Nature and Science in Tsukuba, Japan.

All notes have been transcribed and interpreted when possible. Type specimens have references to protologues with links to full text publications.


Taxon names and authors follow the standard of the International Plant Names Index.

Family names of angiosperms follow the APGIII system.


Images in Thunberg's Japanese Plants are owned by the Museum of Evolution, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, and the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tsukuba, Japan and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


Thunberg's Japanese Plants should be cited as follows:

Ebihara, A., S. Ekman, M. Hjertson, M. Myrdal and U. Jinbo (2015 onwards) Thunberg's Japanese Plants http://cpthunberg.ebc.uu.se/ (date of access)