Takenoshin Nakai

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Takenoshin Nakai in Kagoshima, July 1952.

Takenoshin Nakai (中井 猛之進, Nakai Takenoshin, November 27, 1882, Gifu Prefecture – December 6, 1952) was a Japanese botanist. In 1919[1] and 1930[2] he published papers on the plants of Japan and Korea, including the genus Cephalotaxus. During the Japanese occupation of the (former) Dutch East Indies (now: Indonesia) Takenoshin Nakai was between 1943 and 1945 the director of 's Lands Plantentuin in Batavia (now: Bogor Botanical Gardens in Bogor.


The International Plant Names Index lists 4,733 records of plant names of which Nakai is an author or co-author.[3]


  1. ^ 1919. Notulae and Plantas Japoniae at Koreae X XI. The Botanical Magazine (Tokyo) 33(395): 193–194.
  2. ^ 1930. Plantae Japonicae & Koreanae. The Botanical Magazine (Tokyo) 44(526): 508.
  3. ^ "Search for "Nakai"". International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 2019-05-02.
  4. ^ International Plant Names Index.  Nakai.


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