Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Jun Wen

Research Botanist and Curator of Botany (Vitaceae and Asian Plants)
Department / Division
Education
  • B.S., Central China Agricultural University
  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Research Interests

Monographic, phylogenetic, biogeographic and ethnobotanical studies of the ginseng family (Araliaceae) and the grape family (Vitaceae); Systematics and biogeography of intercontinental disjunct plants in the Northern Hemisphere; Biogeography of Asia; Systematics and conservation of medicinal plants of Asia; Biodiversity inventory and conservation studies in Asia.

Publications
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Book Chapter
  • Duan, Lei, Harris, Aj, Mao, Li-Yan, Zhang, Zhi-Rong, Arslan, Emine, Ertuğrul, Kuddisi, Loc, Phan Ke, Hayashi, Hiroaki, Wen, Jun, and Chen, Hong-Feng. 2020. "Chloroplast phylogenomics and biogeography of liquorice (Leguminosae: Glycyrrhiza)." In Prime Archives in Plant Sciences. Chen, Grace Q., editor. Vide Leaf. https://doi.org/10.37247/PAPS.1.2020.11.
  • Moore, M. O. and Wen, Jun. 2016. "Vitaceae." In Magnoliophyta: Vitaceae to Garryaceae. 3–23. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. In Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 12.
  • Wen, Jun, Egan, Ashley N., Dikow, Rebecca B., and Zimmer, Elizabeth Anne. 2015. "Utility of transcriptome sequencing for phylogenetic inference and character evolution." In Next-generation sequencing in plant systematics. Hörandl, E. and Appelhans, M. S., editors. 51–91. International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT). https://doi.org/10.14630/000003.
  • Hong, D. Y. and Wen, Jun. 2011. "Phrymaceae." In Flora of China. Wu, C. Y., Hong, D., and Raven, Peter H., editors. 493–494. Beijing; St. Louis: Missouri Botanical Garden. 19
  • Wen, Jun, Ickert-Bond, S., Nie, Z. -L, and Li, R. 2010. "Timing and modes of evolution of eastern Asian - North American biogeographic disjunctions in seed plants." In Darwin's Heritage Today : Proceedings of the Darwin 2010 Beijing International Conference. Long, M., Gu, H., and Zhou, Z., editors. 252–269. Beijing: Higher Education Press.
  • Li, Dazhou, Cai , J., and Wen, Jun. 2008. "Staphyleaceae." In Flora of China ; Vol. 11. Wu, C. Y., Hong, De-Yuan, and Raven, Peter H., editors. 498–504. Beijing; St. Louis: Science Press; Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Li, Dazhou, Cai , J., and Wen, Jun. 2008. "Tapisciaceae." In Flora of China; Vol. 11. Wu, C. Y., Hong, De-Yuan, and Raven, Peter H., editors. 496. Beijing; St. Louis: Science Press; Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Chen, Z. D., Ren, H., and Wen, Jun. 2007. "Vitaceae." In Flora of China. Wu, C. Y., Hong, De-Yuan, and Raven, Peter H., editors. 173–222. St. Louis, USA: Sceince Press, Beijing and Missouri Botanical Garden Press.
  • Chen, Z. D. and Wen, Jun. 2007. "Leeaceae." In Flora of China. Wu, C. Y., Hong, De-Yuan, and Raven, Peter H., editors. 169. St. Louis, USA: Science Press, Beijing and Missouri Botanical Garden Press.
  • Wen, Jun. 2007. "Leeaceae." In Families and Genera of Vascular Plants, vol. 9. Kubitzki, K., editor. 221–225.
  • Wen, Jun. 2007. "Vitaceae." In Families and Genera of Vascular Plants, vol. 9. Kubitzki, K., editor. 467–479.
  • Wen, Jun and Pandey, A. K. 2006. "Intiating DNA molecular systematic studies in a developing country." In Plant Taxonomy: Advances and Relevance. Pandey, A. K., Wen, Jun, and Dogra, V. V., editors. 31–43.
  • Wen, Jun, Foster, R., Qin, J., Meng, S., Deng, L., and Shi, X. 2003. "Vegetation and flora." In Rapid Biological Inventories 04: China: Yunnan, Southern Gaoligongshan. Stotz, D., editor. 32–34.
  • Wen, Jun. 2001. "Species diversity, nomenclature, phylogeny, bigeography, and classification of the ginseng genus (Panax L., Araliaceae)." In Utilization of biotechnological, genetic and cultural approaches for North American and Asian ginseng improvement. Punja, Z. K., editor. 67–88.
  • Breiteneder, H., Wen, Jun, and Scheiner, O. 2000. "The pollen allergens of the Betulaceae." In Dermatologic Botany. Avalos, J. and Maibach, H. I., editors. 169–185.
  • Wen, Jun, Jansen, R. K., and Zimmer, Elizabeth Anne. 1996. "Phylogenetic relationships and DNA sequence divergence of eastern Asian and eastern North American disjunct plants." In Current Topics on Molecular Evolution. Nei, M. and Takahata, N., editors. 37–44.

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Book
  • Shui, Yu-Min, Sima, Yong-Kang, Wen, Jun, and Chen, Wen-Hong , editors. 2009. Vouchered Flora of Southeast Yunnan. Kunming: Yunnan Science & Technology Press.
  • Pandey, A. K., Wen, Jun, and Dogra, V. V. 2006. Plant Taxonomy: Advances and Relevance. The CBS Publishers & Distributors.