Brief introduction

 

  Professor Xiang Qibai and the Sweet Osmanthus branch of the Chinese Flower Association was granted as the International Cultivar Registration Authority(ICRA)for the genus Osmanthus by the ISHS Commission for Nomenclature and Cultivar Registration in Oct. 2004. And the International Cultivars Registration Center for Osmanthus was approved to set up by Chinese State Bureau of Forestry and attached to Nanjing Forestry University in Sep. 2005. The International Center takes on the duty of Cultivars Registration for Osmanthus.

 

Member of the International Registration
     Committee for Osmanthus


 Chairman: Xiang Qi-bai

 Vice-chairman: Tang Geng-guo  Wang Xian-rong
         Zang De-kui   Sun Wei-bang

 General secretary: Ji Chun-feng

 Acting member: ( 10 persons )

    Xiang Qi-bai   Tang Geng-guo  Liu Yu-lian
    Wang Xian-rong Ji Chun-feng   Zang De-kui  
    Shang Fu-de   Sun Wei-bang  Hu Shao-qing
    Hu Yong-hong

 Member: ( 17 persons )

    Xiang Qi-bai   Tang Geng-guo   Liu Yu-lian
    Wang Xian-rong  Ji Chun-feng   Chen Xin
    Zang De-kui    Shang Fu-de   Sun Wei-bang
    Hu Shao-qing   Hu Yong-hong   Wang Cai-yun
    Huang Ying    Wang Xiao-fei  Liu Jun  
    Hao Ri-ming    Ding Hong-wei

 

 

          

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ACL/clh                     27 October 2004


Prof.Xiang Qibai
Nanjing Forestry University
NO.9 Xinzhuang,Longpan Road
Nanjing 210037
jiangsu
P.R.CHINA

Dear Professor Xiang
    
  International Cultivar Registration Authority -Osmanthus 

"I am very pleased to be able to report to you that the ISHS commission for Nomenclature and Cultivar Registration has agreed to the appointment of the Sweet Osmanthus branch of the Chinese Flower Association as International Cultivar Registration Authority(ICRA) for the genus Osmanthus.Congratulations on this appointment and for the exemplary way you have set about obtaining it and the work you have already published .

I enclosed the declaration which we now ask all ICRAs to sign,indicating you willingness to follow the Cultivar Plant Code and to keep the Commission informed of your activities.Please sign this and return it to me as soon as possible.All ICRA appointment are reviewed at roughly 4 year intevals (at rare meetings of the Commission's Executive Committee) and we would expect to be undertaking this review process again in about 2006.I will of course keep you informed.

In the meantime you will be requested each year to provide a report of current activities, but you will be prompted to send in such a report,so please wait until asked.

As soon as I can arrange for someone to take on the management of the ISHS ICRA website,details of your appoinment will be posted there.Please feel free to advertise yourself wherever appropriate.

you ought to contact the existing body that might be holding existing registration records for Osmanthus. Their registrar is Dr Mark Tebbitt at Brooklyn Botanic Garden,1000 Washington Avenue,Brooklyn,New York 11225-1099,USA(Email:marktebbitt@bbg.org).He is aware of your appointment.

Can I ask you to confirm that the following contact information is correct:SWEET OSMANTHUS BRANCH,CHINESE FLOWER ASSOCIATTION(SOBCFA)
http://www.xhlh.com
Registrar:Prof.xiang Qibai,Nanjing Forestry University,No.9 Xinzhuang,Longpan Road,Nanjing 210037,Jiangsu,P.R.China.
Fax:86-025-85428682
Email:xiangqb@njfu.edu.cn

We all look forward to further publications on Osmanthus and thank you for offering to take on this genus.If you should have any procedural or nomenclatural queries that we might be able to help with please let me know.

Your sincerely

    

Dr A C.Leslie
Acting Chairman
ISHS Commission for Nomenclature and Cultivar Registration
Email:alanlesl8ic@rhs.org.uk

 

 

China flower Association & Nanjing Forestry University ,
 
  Your requisition to set up the International Cultivars Registration Center of Osmanthus had been received. Based on the request of ISHS Commission for Nomenclature and Cultivar Registration, the International Cultivars Registration Center for Osmanthus is approved to set up and attached to Nanjing Forestry University .

                   State Bureau of Forestry
                       2005.9.8

 
 
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