Last Updated :2018/03/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Science, Department of BiologicalScience, Professor (Special Appointment)

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, Hiroshima University
  • Master of Science, Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Biology;Basic biology;Biodiversity / Systematics

Research Keywords

  • Plant Taxonomy
  • bryophytes
  • morphology
  • biodiversity

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. WOX13-like genes are required for reprogramming of leaf and protoplast cells into stem cells in the moss Physcomitrella patens, DEVELOPMENT, 141(8), 1660-1670, APR 15 2014
  2. A revision of the genera Grimmia, Schistidium and Coscinodon (Musci) of Japan, J. Sci. Hiroshima Univ. Ser. b, div. 2, 16, 121-256
  3. KNOX2 genes regulate the haploid-to-diploid morphological transition in land plants, Science, 339, 1067-1070
  4. Taxonomic studies of the Trichocoleaceae in Southeast Asia I, Bryologist, 115, 475-492
  5. Systematic position of the enigmatic liverwort Mizutania (Mizutaniaceae, Marchantiophyta) inferred from molecular phylogenetic analyses, Taxon, 59(2), 448-458
  6. Class 1 KNOX genes are not involved in shoot development in the moss Physcomitrella patens but do function in sporophyte development, Evolution & Development, 10(5), 555-566
  7. Phylogenetic and morphological reevaluation of Leucobryum boninense (Leucobryaceae), endemic to the Bonin Islands, Bryologist, 111, 260-270
  8. The development of an unusual haplolepideous peristome type: Glyphomitrium humillimum, J. Hattori Bot. Lab., 100, 783-796
  9. g-Tubulin in basal land plants: Characterization, localization and implication in the evolution of acentriolar microtubule organizing centers, Plant Cell, 16, 45-59
  10. Molecular phylogeny of the Grimmiales (Musci) based on chloroplast rbcL sequences, Hikobia, 14(1), 55-70
  11. Molecular phylogeny of the Sematophyllaceae (Hypnales, Musci) based on chloroplast rbcL sequences, J. Hattori Bot. Lab., 90, 221-240
  12. Meiotic cytokinetic apparatus in the formation of the linear spore tetrads of Conocephalum japonicum (Bryophyta), Planta, 20, 604-610
  13. Taxonomy of Coscinodon arctolimnius (Bryopsida, Grimmiaceae) including a new subspecies from Asia, Bryologist, 100, 50-55
  14. Cytological studies on some Chilean mosses, Lindbergia, 15, 87-90
  15. Orthotrichum truncatum Lewinsky & Deguchi, sp. nov. from Chile, and a new record for O. macrosporum Lewinsky, Bryologist, 92, 216-218
  16. Taxiphyllopsis, a new genus of the Hypnaceae from Japan, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. , 45, 528-532
  17. Studies on Some Peruvian species of the Grimmiaceae (Musci, Bryophyta), 19-74
  18. Luisierella (Pottiaceae, Musci), a moss genus with a disjunctive distribution in Neotropics and Japan, J. Jpn. Bot., 62, 7-15
  19. Studies on some Patagonian species of Grimmiaceae (Musci, Bryophyta), Inoue, H. (ed.): Studies on Cryptogams in Southern Chile, 17-72
  20. Bryogeographical relationships in the moss flora of Japan, J. Hattori Bot. Lab., 55, 1-11