Uro­pean to un­cover stern China

Changjiang Weekly - - SHENNONGJIA -

spec­i­mens. The Da­vidia in­volu­crata, the species of the dove tree that he col­lected from the primeval for­est of Shen­longjia, is still pre­served in the Bri­tish

eriod, he col­lected 4,700 plants and more than 65,000 plant sam­ples, and vis­ited places like Shen­longjia, Xing­shan, Zigui, Wufeng, Changyang, Badong in as he brought 1,593plant seeds and 168 plant cut­tings back to the West. By tak­ing a large num­ber of pho­to­graphs of rare plants, folk cus­toms and

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