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LI Lang
Academic title:
Associate Professor
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Mailing Address:
88 Xuefu Road, Kunming, 650223, Yunnan, China



1999.09 – 2003.07 Zhe Jiang University, BSc in Biotechnology 

2003.09 – 2007.02 Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, MSc in Botany 

2007.03 – 2010.07 Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PhD in Botany 

Professional Experience: 

2011.07 – 2017.12: Assistant Professor, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

2018.01 – present: Associate Professor, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences 


Plant phylogenetics, Biogerography 


Selected Publications 

Mo YQ#, Li L#, Li JW#, Rohwer JG, Li HW & Li J*, 2017. Alseodaphnopsis: A New Genus of Lauraceae Based on Molecular and Morphological Evidence. PLoS One 12(10): e0186545.  

Liu ZF#, Ci XQ#, Li L, Li HW, Conran JG & Li J*, 2017. DNA barcoding evaluation and implications for phylogenetic relationships in Lauraceae from China. PLoS One 12(4): e0175788.  

Li L, Madrián S & Li J*, 2016. Phylogeny and biogeography of Caryodaphnopsis Airy Shaw (Lauraceae) inferred from low-copy nuclear gene and ITS sequences. Taxon 65: 433-443.  

Huang JF, Li L, van der Werff H, Li HW, Rohwer JG, Crayn DM, Meng HH, van der Merwe M, Conran JG & Li J*, 2016. Origins and evolution of cinnamon and camphor: a phylogenetic and historical biogeographical analysis of the Cinnamomum group (Lauraceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 96: 33-44.  

Huang JF, Li L, Conran JG & Li J*, 2016. Phylogenetic utility of LEAFY gene in Cinnamomum Schaeff. (Lauraceae): gene duplication and PCR-mediated recombination. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 54: 238-249.  

Li L, Li J*, Rohwer JG *, van der Werff H, Wang ZH & Li HW, 2011. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Persea group (Lauraceae) and its biogeographic implications on the evolution of tropical and subtropical Amphi-Pacific disjunctions. American Journal of Botany 98: 1520-1536.  

Zhong JS, Li J, Li L, Conran JG, Li HW, 2010. Phylogeny of Isodon (Schrad. ex Benth.) Spach (Lamiaceae) and Related Genera Inferred from Nuclear Ribosomal ITS, trnL-trnF Region, and rps16 Intron Sequences and Morphology. Systematic Botany 35: 207-219. 

Li L, Li J, Conran JG, Li HW, 2007. Phylogeny of Neolitsea (Lauraceae) inferred from Bayesian analysis of nrDNA ITS and ETS sequences. Plant Systematics and Evolution 269: 203-221. 




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