Spring and snow-covered peak along Highway 317 between Dêngqên [Gyamotang] and Sog Xian [Zaindainxoi]
Photograph by David E. Boufford (1941-)
Highway 317 from Qamdo to Lhasa, Tibet, China
August 10, 2000
David Boufford is a Senior Research Scientist at Harvard University Herbaria, a visiting scientist at the Arnold Arboretum, and a specialist on vascular plants of Asia. Since 1997, he has worked on determining the western and southern boundaries of the Hengduan Mountain hotspot while continuing to collect specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, and fungi. Dr. Boufford has also done fieldwork in Bhutan, Japan, South Korea, Nepal, and Taiwan.
Learn more about plants and fungi of south-central China at The Biodiversity of the Hengduan Mountains project.
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