Associate Professor, Botanic Garden, Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060, Japan


    B.S., Botany, Faculty of Science, Tohoku University, 1976

    M.S., Botany, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, 1978

    Ph.D., Botany, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, 1981


    Research Associate, Hokkaido University, 1981-1989

    Associate Professor, Hokkaido University, 1989-present


    Botanical Society of Japan, Japan Society of Plant Taxonomists, Ecological Society of Japan, Palynological Society of Japan, Botanical Society of America, International Association for Plant Taxonomy


    Extensive field work throughout Japan, especially the northern island of Hokkaido since the early 1980s; overseas collecting expeditions include the following: plants of Korea, 1986 and 1987; plants of Scandivania, 1989; three field seasons collecting plants in Yakutia, east Siberia, 1992-1994.


    Since 1979, 61 scientific publications on the systematics, pollen morphology, and distribution of vascular plants.

Five publications most relevant to the present proposal:

  • Haber, E. and H. TAKAHASHI. 1988. A comparative study of the North American Pyrola asarifolia and its Asian vicariad, P. incarnata (Ericaceae). Bot. Mag. Tokyo 101: 483-495.

  • TAKAHASHI, H. and E. Haber. 1992. Morphological variability of Pyrola minor in Sweden, Asia, and America. Journ. Fac. Agr. Hokkaido Univ. 65: 275-287.

  • Haber, E. and H. TAKAHASHI. 1993. Taxonomic status of the east Asian Pyrola faurieana (Ericaceae). Journ. Jap. Bot. 68: 8-22.

  • TAKAHASHI, H. and T. Sato, N. G. Solomonov and B. I. Ivanov. 1994. Phytogeographic notes on aquatic plants in Yakutia, eatern Siberia. Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 45: 111-118.

  • TAKAHASHI, H. 1994. Phytogeography of vascular plants in Yakutia (Sakba). Proc. Jap. Soc. Pl. Tax. 10: 21-33.

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