Research Group of Fern Diversity and Evolution

Research Areas

We are interested in fern diversity and evolution, including investigation and cataloging of fern diversity in China, taxonomy of important fern groups, the pattern and causation of fern diversity, the structure, function and evolution of fern’s key traits, as well as preservation and exploration of fern resources. 

Principal Investigator (PI)
Yuehong Yan, Ph.D, Professor.
Tel: 021-37792288-903
Email: yhyan@sibs.ac.cn
Address: Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences / Chenshan Botanical Garden 3888 Chenhua Road, Songjiang District, Shanghai 201602.

Education Background

Ph. D: 2002-2005, Plant Ecology, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Master: 2000-2002, Plant Taxonomy, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Bachelor: 1995-1999, Biology, Xiangtan Normal University, Hunan, China


Experience

Since 2015, Professor, Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, the Chinese Academy of Sciences / Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden,Songjiang, Shanghai, China
2011-2015, Associate Professor, Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, the Chinese Academy of Sciences / Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden,Songjiang, Shanghai, China
2005-2011, Associate Professor, Hunan University of Science and Technology, Xiangtan, Hunan, China
2009-2010, Visiting Scholar, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
2007-2009, Post Doctor, Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Members
Dongmei Jin
Ph.D., Research Assistant 
Tel: 021-37792288-919
Email: jindongmei@csnbgsh.cn
Hui Shang
M.S., Research Assistant 
Tel: 021-37792288-919
Email: sh007-008@163.com
Hui Shen
Ph.D., Research Assistant 
Tel: 021-37792288-919
Email: shenhui@sibs.ac.cn
Rui Zhang
Ph.D., Research Assistant 
Tel: 021-37792288-919
Email: piaoyao00520@163.com

Students

Li Liu(2015)

Junjie Luo(2015)

Jiao Zhang(2016)


Publications
  1. Hui Shen, Dongmei Jin, Jiang-Ping Shu, Xi-Le Zhou, Ming Lei, Ran Wei, Hui Shang, Hong-Jin Wei, Rui Zhang, Li Liu ,Yu-Feng Gu, Xian-Chun Zhang, Yue-Hong Yan*.Large scale phylogenomic analysis resolves a backbone phylogeny in ferns. GigaScience. 2017. gix116, https:// doi.org/10.1093/gigascience/gix116.

  2. Jiang-Ping Shu, Hui Shang, Dongmei Jin, Hong-jin Wei, Xi-Lei Zhou, Hong-Mei Liu, Yu-Feng Gu, Ying Wang, Fa-Guo Wang, Hui Shen, Rui Zhang, Bayu Adjie, Yue-Hong Yan*. Re-establishment of species from synonymies based on DNA barcoding and phylogenetic analysis using Diplopterygium simulans (Gleicheniaceae) as an example. PLoS ONE. 2017.12(3):e0164604.

  3. Zi-Yue Liu, Hong-Jin Wei, Hui Shang, Ran Wei, Ying Wang, Bao-Dong Liu, Yue-Hong Yan*. Diplazium yinchanianum (Athyriaceae): A new fern from the border between China and Vietnam.Phytotaxa. 2017 .(in press)

  4. Ran Wei, Yue-Hong Yan, AJ Harris, Jong-Soo Kang, Hui Shen, Qiao-Ping Xiang, and Xian-Chun Zhang.  Plastid phylogenomics resolve deep relationships among eupolypod II ferns with rapid radiation and rate heterogeneity. Genomics Biology and Evolution. 2016. https:// doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3968814.v1.

  5. Hui ShangYing WangXiao-Feng ZhuGuo-Hua Zhao, Fan-Hong Wang, Jin-Mei Lu, Yue-Hong YanLikely allopatric origins of Adiantum × meishanianum (Pteridaceae) through allopatric and multiple hybridization. Journal of Systematics and Evolution. 2016. 54(5):528-534.

  6. Chun-Xia Wang & Yue-Hong YanA Case of Background Matching in the Caterpillars of Xenotrachea (Lepidoptera) with the Fronds of Polypodiodes amoena (Polypodiaceae). American Fern Journal. 2015.106(3):223-226.

  7. Ying WangHui ShangXi Le ZhouGuo Hua Zhao, Xi Ling Dai, Yue-Hong YanAdiantum × ailaoshanense (Pteridaceae), a new natural hybrid from Yunnan, China. Phytotaxa.2015.236 (3):266–272.

  8. Hui Shen, Xiangbin Zhong, Fangfang Zhao, Yanmei Wang, Bingxiao Yan, Qun Li, Genyun Chen, Bizeng Mao, Jianjun Wang, Yangsheng Li, Guoying Xiao, Yuke He, Han Xiao, Jianming Li, Zuhua He. Overexpression of receptor-like kinase ERECTA improves thermotolerance in rice and tomato. Nature Biotechnology. 2015.33 : 996–1003.

  9. Hui ShangYing WangYue-Hong Yan Development and characterization of microsatellite loci in a pantropical fern Hypolepis punctata (Dennstaedtiaceae). Applications in Plant Sciences. 2015.3(9):1-3.

  10. Hui ShangQi-Xia MaYue-Hong YanDryopteris shiakeana (Dryopteridaceae): A new fern from Danxiashan in Guangdong, China. Phytotaxa. 2015.218(2):156-162.

  11. Hui ShangQi-Xia MaYue-Hong YanDryopteris shiakeana (Dryopteridaceae): A new fern from Danxiashan in Guangdong, China. Phytotaxa. 2015.218(2):156-162.

  12. Hong-Mei Liu, Xian-Chun Zhang, Mei-Ping Wang, Hui Shang, Shi-Liang Zhou, Yue-Hong Yan, Xue-Ping Wei, Wen-Bin Xu, Harald Schneider. Phylogenetic placement of the enigmatic fern genus Trichoneuron informs on the infra-familial relationship of Dryopteridaceae. Plant Systematics and Evolution. 2015.DOI: 10.1007/s00606-015-1265-3.

  13. Dongmei Jin, Yong Huang, Xi-Le ZhouBin Chen, Jingshuang Ma, Yue-Hong YanHigh risk of plant invasion in the understory of eucalypt plantations in South China. Scientific Reports. 2015.5:18492. DOI: 10.1038/srep18492.

  14. Wang YShang HGu YFWei HJZhao GH, Dai XL, Yan YH*A new cryptic hybrid species of Adiantum L. (Pteridaceae) identified by nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequences (in Chinese). Chinese Science Bulletin. 2015.60:1-11, doi: 10.1360/N972014-00891

  15. Zhu XF, Wei HJ, Gu YF, Ling TJ, Yan YH*. New records of ferns from Guangxi, China. Journal of Guangxi Normal University: Natural Science Edition. 2014.32(2):143-146.

  16. Shang H, Yan YH*.Soral crypsis of insect larvae on bracken ferns (in Chinese). Chinese Journal of Nature. 2014.36(5):1-5.

  17. Gu YFWei HJ, Wei R, Dai XL, Yan YH* 2014Diplazium× kidoi Sa. Kurata, A newly recorded species of Diplazium from China. Plant Science Journal. 2014.32(4):336-339.

  18. Nawal S, FW Xing, XP QiYH Yan* , XC Zhang.Huperzia nanlingensis (Lycopodiaceae), a new terrestrial firmoss from southern China. Phytotaxa. 2014.173 (1): 073–079. 

  19. Yan YH*, NG SC, Yau KY. A Taxonomical Note on Microlepia C. Presl (Dennstaedtiaceae) from Hong Kong, China. Journal of Fairylake Botanical Garden. 2014.13(1-2):1-7. 

  20. Yan YH, Shi L.  Ex situ conservation of ferns, methods and practice. Beijing: China forestry publishing house.2014.

  21. Zhou XLQi XPShao W, Yu XL, Liu BR, Yan YH* New records of pteridophyte in Hu’nan Province.Journal of Plant Resources and Environment. 2013.22 (2): 117–118.

  22. Yan YHQi XP, Seruzawa S.Microlepia. Pp.158-168. in Z. Y. Wu, P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong, eds., Flora of China, Vol. 2 (Pteridophytes). Beijing: Science Press; St. Louis: Missouri Botanical Garden Press.2013.

  23. Yan YHQi XP, Seruzawa S. Dennstaedtia. Pp. 154-157. in Z. Y. Wu, P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong, eds., Flora of China, Vol. 2 (Pteridophytes). Beijing: Science Press; St. Louis: Missouri Botanical Garden Press.2013.

  24. Yan Yh, Zhang XC, Ma KP. Diversity and Distribution of Pteridophytes in China. Beijing: Science Press. 2013.