Jisaburo Ohwi

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Jisaburo Ohwi (大井 次三郎, Ōi Jisaburō, 18 September 1905 – 22 February 1977)[1] was Japanese botanist. He was a distinguished member of the Faculty of Science of Kyoto Imperial University. He is perhaps best known for his 1953 Flora of Japan (日本植物誌, Nihon Shokubutsushi).[2][3]

Species named after Ohwi[edit]


  1. ^ Brummitt, Richard Kenneth; Powell, C. E., eds. (2002) [First published 1962, reprinted 1965]. Authors of Plant Names. London: Royal Botanic Gardens. ISBN 1-84246-085-4.
  2. ^ Jisaburo, Ohwi (1953). 日本植物誌 [Flora of Japan] (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shibundō. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  3. ^ Jisaburo, Ohwi (1984) [First published 1965]. Meyer, Frederick; Walker, Egbert, eds. Flora of Japan. Washington, D.C: Smithsonian Institution. ISBN 978-0-87474-708-9.
  4. ^ IPNI.  Ohwi.

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