Plant taxonomy, Resource Plants, Invasive plants


Ms: Botany, Beijing Normal University, 1993

PhD: Plant Geography, Beijing Normal University,2005


Research Interests

Mainly engaged in plant taxonomy, plant resources, plant geography and other aspects of teaching and research work. Presided 3 natural science foundation projects, 4 science and technology foundation projects, and more than 10 other scientific research projects. Also in charge of the Flora of Pan-Himalaya (Boraginaceae), Flora of Chinese Invasive Plants (Vol. 4) and the revision of Flora of Beijing.
I am also interested in teaching the public how to identify plants and the scientific spread of plant protection


Selected Publications

♦ Research Articles

1. Quan-Ru Liu, Shi-Yong Meng, et all.( 2015) Glyptopetalum verticillatum (Celastraceae), a new species from Yunnan, China. Phytotaxa 234 (2): 186–190.

2. Lei Wu, Yi Tong, Rui-Ya Yan, Quan-Ru Liu. (2016). Chionographis Nanlingensis (Melanthiaceae), A New Species from China, Pak. J. Bot., 48(2): 601-606.

3. Xu, Dong-Xian,Liu, Quan-Ru.( 2016). Lectotypification of Spiraeayunnanensis Franchet var. siccanea W. W. Smith (Rosaceae),Phytotaxa. 267(4):289~290

4. Jia-Chen Hao , Rui-Ya Yan and Quan-Ru Liu,( 2017). Trigonotis jiaochengensis sp. nov. (Boraginaceae) from Shanxi, China, Nordic Journal of Botany 35(1): 65–68.

5. Paras Mazari, Jia-Chen Hao, Quan-Ru Liu and Latif Ahmad. (2018).  Pollen Morphology of Gegus Eritrichum Schrad. (Boraginaceae) from Pan Himalaya and China(Pollen Morphology of Eritrichum Schard.Species), Pak. J. Bot., 50(4): 1539-155.


Contact Information

College of Life Sciences,

Beijing Normal University,

Beijing 100875,

P. R. China

Tel. : +86-10-58807647

E-mail: liuquanru@bnu.edu.cn