Prof. Dr. Rui-Liang Zhu


Academic positionFull Professor
Research fieldsEvolution and Taxonomy of Plants and Fungi,Foundations of Biology and Medicine
KeywordsBryology, Lejeuneaceae, Plant evolution, Molecular Taxonomy, Phytogeography

Current contact address

CountryPeople's Republic of China
InstitutionEast China Normal University
InstituteSchool of Life Sciences

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Stephan Robbert GradsteinAlbrecht-von-Haller-Institut für Pflanzenwissenschaften, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen
Start of initial sponsorship01/04/2002


2001Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme

Publications (partial selection)

2006Rui-Liang Zhu, S. Robbert Gradstein: Monograph of Lopholejeunea (Leheuneaceae, Hapaticae) in Asia. In: Systematic Botany Monographs, 2006, 1-98
2006Rui-Liang Zhu: Taxonomy and distribution of Cheilolejeunea krakakammae (Lejeuneaceae, Jungermanniopsida, Marchantiophyta), with a description and illustrations of Cheilolejeunea laevicalyx from Bolivia, Colombia, and Ecuador. In: Nova Hedwigia, 2006, 187-198
2005Rui-Liang Zhu, M.J. Lai: Cheilolejeunea decursiva (Sande Lac.) R.M. Schust. and Cheilolejeunea ventricosa (Schiffn.) X.L. He (Lejeuneaceae, Hepaticae,), new to Australia. In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory, 2005, 198-203
2004Rui-Liang Zhu, S.R. Gradstein: Lectotypification of the name of Lopholejeunea utriculata (Lejeuneaceae, Hepaticae). In: Taxon, 2004, 807-809
2004Rui-Liang Zhu, M.E. Reiner-Drehwald: Lejeunea boliviensis, a remarkable species with bizarre underleaves and eplicate perianths. In: Bryologist, 2004, 237-241
2004Rui-Liang Zhu,S.R. Gradstein: Lopholejeunea minuta R.L.Zhu & Gradst. (Lejeuneaceae, Hepaticae), a new species from the Solomon Islands, Pacific Oceania. In: Nova Hedwigia, 2004, 435-438
2004Rui-Liang Zhu, R. Grolle: Nomenclatural notes on Cheilolejeunea inaequitexta and Cheilolejeunea trapezia (Lejeuneaceae, Hepaticae). In: Annales Botanici Fennici, 2004, 445-447
2004Rui-Liang Zhu, M. Zheng, X. Zhao: Taxonomic studies on the genus Cololejeunea (Lejeuneaceae, Hepaticae) I. Notes on several little known species of Asia and Oceania. In: Nova Hedwigia, 2004, 527-535
2003Rui-Liang Zhu, David G. Long: Lejeuneaceae (Hepaticae) from several recent collections from the Himalaya. In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory, 2003, 101-115
2003Rui-Liang Zhu, S.R. Gradstein: Oil bodies of selected species of Chinese Lejeuneaceae (Hepaticae). In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory , 2003, 187-195
2003Rui-Liang Zhu, R. Grolle: On the Genus Capillolejeunea (Lejeuneaceae, Hepaticae) from the East African Islands. In: Systematic Botany, 2003, 467-470
2003Rui-Liang Zhu & R. Grolle: Taxonomy and distribution of Lejeunea exilis (Lejeuneaceae, Hepaticae). In: Ann Bot Fenn, 2003, 101-106
2002Rui-Liang Zhu: Sexuality of Cololejeunea desciscens Steph.. In: Journal of Bryology, 2002, 324-326