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Cheng Yih Wu

Cheng Yih Wu or Zhengyi Wu, Chinese botanist and plant geographer (Jiujiang, Jiangxi  Province 13 June 1916 – 20 June 2013)


Authored more than 140 papers and edited 20 monographs


DESCRIBED PLANTAE TAXA

Genera

Archakebia 1995 with Chen & Qin

Calcareoboea 1982

Cardioteucris 1962

Circaeocarpus 1957

Heterolamium 1965

Houpoea 2008 with Xia

Pleiosorbus 2000 with Zhou

Psammosilene 1945 with Wu

Pseudocerastium 1998 with Guo & Zhang

Saniculiphyllum 1992 with Ku

Sinadoxa 1981 with Wu & Huang

Skapanthus 1975 with Li

Tetradoxa 1981

Thoreliella 1957

Wenchengia 1965 with Chow

Yunnanopilia 2000 with Li

Species

About 800

Other Taxonomic categories

4 tribes, one subgenus, 25 sections, 3 subsections, 100 series, 10 subspecies, 243 varieties and 17 forms


HONORS

Baijiania Lu & Li 1993 (Cucurbitaceae)

Sinobaijiania Jeffrey & De Wilde 2006 (Cucurbitaceae)

Zhengyia Deng, Zhang & Sun 2003 (Urticaceae)

Wuacanthus Deng, Peng, Xia & Peng 2016 (Acanthaceae)

Wuodendron Xue, Tan & Chaowasku 2018 (Annonaceae)