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last modified:2017/05/23

Professor UEDA Kunihiko

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Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Natural System, Institute of Science and Engineering

College and School Educational Field

Division of Natural Sciences, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology
Division of Life Sciences, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology
School of Natural System, College of Science and Engineering


Plant Natural History

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Kyoto University Doctor 198103 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Kyoto University 197503


Osaka Prefecture University(1985/05/01-1991/03/31)
Osaka Prefecture University(1991/04/01-1993/03/31)
Kanazawa University(1993/04/01-1997/03/31)
Kanazawa University(1997/04/01-2001/03/31)
Kanazawa University(2001/04/01-)

Year & Month of Birth


Academic Society

International Association torplant taxonomy
Botanical Society of America


○Best Paper Awards for Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica vol. 63(2014)
○The 8th International Phycological Congress(2005/08/19)
○The DOBIS International Symposium on Dynamics of the Ocean Biosystem(2005/11/18)
○Best Paper Awards for Phycological Research(2007/03/24)


Plant Morphology and Plant Phylogeny、Biodiversity/Systematics

Speciality Keywords

Plant Morphology and Plant Phylogeny

Research Themes

Plant Phylogeny


  •  R. Kofuji, T. Yoshimura, H. Inoue, K. Sakakibara, Y. Hiwatashi, T. Kurata, T. Aoyama, K. Ueda and M. Hasebe The Moss Physcomitrella patens Wiley-Blackewll 167-181 2009/01
  •  Magnoliaceae.; Annonaceae.; Schisandraceae.; Illiciaceae. Kodansha International vol. IIa, Angiospermae, Dicotyledoneae  Archichlamydeae (a) 2006


  •  Thermogenesis in Japanese Symplocarupus species (Araceae) J.Jpn.Bot. 86 4 224-229 2011/08
  •  Geographical variations in spadix color of Symplocarpus renifolius (Araceae) in Honshu, Japan. K. Otsuka, C. Suyama and K. Ueda 86 3 156-161 2011/06
  •  Lectotypification of Scabiosa japonica var. lasiophylla and S. japonica var. littoralis (Dipsacaceae) J.Jpn.Bot. 83 4 246-252 2008/01
  •  Taxonomic revision of Scabiosa jezoensis (Dipsacaceae) in Japan. C. Suyama and K. Ueda Kew Bulletin 62 1 95-105 2007/04
  •  The cloroplast genome from a lycophyte (microphyllophyte), Selaginella uncinata, has a unique inversion, transpositions and many gene losses. S. Tsuji, K. Ueda, T. Nishiyama, M. Hasebe, S. Yoshikawa, A. Konagaya, T. Nishiuchi and K. Yamaguchi JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH 120 281-290 2007

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  •  Taxonomic study of Bigelowiella longifila sp. nov. S. Ota, K. Ueda and K. Ishida J. Phycol. 43 333-343 2007
  •  Norrisiella sphaerica gen. et sp. nov., a new coccoid chlorarachniophyte from Baja California, Mexico. S. Ota, K. Ueda. and K. Ishida J. Pl. Res. 120 661-670 2007
  •  On the phylogenetic position of Cystodium: It's not a tree fern/ It's a polypod! P. Korall, D.S. Conant, H. Schneider, K. Ueda, H. Nishida and K.M. Pryer Amer. Fern. J. 96 2 45-53 2006
  •  A new variety, Scabiosa japonica var. breviligula (Dipsacaceae) from Tokai District, central Japan. Suyama, C. & Ueda, K J. Jpn. Bot. 80 15-22 2005
  •  Pollen movement in a natural population of Arisaema serratum (Araceae), a plant with a pitfall-trap flower pollination system. Nishizawa, T., Y. Watano, E. Kinoshita, T. Kawahara and K. Ueda Amer. Journ. Bot. 92 1114-1123 2005
  •  Lotharella vacuolata sp. nov., a new species of chlorarachniophyte algae, and time-lapse video observations on its unique post-cell division behavior. Shuhei Ota, Kunihiko Ueda and Ken-ichiro Ishida Phycological Research 53 275-286 2005
  •  Morphology , ontogeny and phylogeny of freshwater green alga, Blindingia minima var. ramifera (Ulvales, Ulvo-phyceae) from Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Masafumi Iima, T. Hanyuda, K. Ueda, M. Yoshizaki and H. Ebata Jpn. J. Phycol. 52  Suppl. 177-182 2004
  •  Phylogeny and taxonomy of freshwater Bangia (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) in Japan. T. Hanyuda, Y. Suzawa, S. Arai, K. Ueda and S. Kumano J. Jpn. Bot. 79 262-268 2004
  •  Chloroplast Phylogeny Indicates that Bryophytes are Monophyletic. T. Nishiyama, P. G. Wolf, M. Kugita, R. B. Sinclair, M. Sugita, C. Sugiura, T. Wakasugi, K. Yamada, K. Yoshinaga, K. Yamaguchi, K. Ueda, and M. Hasebe MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION 21 1813-1819 2004
  •  Life history traits and coexistence of an amphidiploid, Drosera tokaiensis, and its parental species, D. rotundifolia and D. spatulata (Droseraceae) M. Nakano, E. Kinoshita and K. Ueda Plant Sp. Biol. 19 59-72 2004
  •  Carotenoid compositions of Cladophora balls (Aegaglopila linnaei) and some members of the Cladophorales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta): their taxonomic and evolutionary implication. Y. Yoshii, T. Hanyuda, I. Wakana, K. Miyaji, S. Arai, K. Ueda and I. Inouye J. Phycol. 40 1170-1177 2004
  •  Persicaria geocarpica Suyama & K. Ueda (Polygonaceae), sp. nov., and its endemism and subterranean Cleistogamy. Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica 63 3 135-142 2013
  •  Taxonomic revival of Pedicularis japonica from P. chamissonis (Orobanchaceae). 63 2 87-97 2013

Conference Presentations

Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Classes (Bachelors)

○Plant Natural History 1(2017)
○Research Seminar in Biology (2)(2017)
○Research Seminar in Biology (1)(2017)
○Research Work in Biology(2)(2017)
○Field Work of Biology 1(2017)
○Research Work in Biology(1)(2017)
○Research Work in Biology(1)(2016)
○Research Seminar in Biology (1)(2016)
○Plant Natural History 1(2016)
○Field Work of Biology 1(2016)
○Taxonomy and Evolutionary Biology(2016)
○Research Work in Biology(2)(2016)
○Research Seminar in Biology (2)(2016)
○Plant Natural History 1(2011)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Advanced course for plant phylogeny(2017)
○Phylogenetic Systematics B(2017)
○Advanced course for plant phylogeny(2017)
○Advanced course for plant phylogeny(2017)
○Advanced course for plant phylogeny(2017)
○Advanced course for plant phylogeny(2017)
○Basic Systems Biology B(2017)
○Phylogenetic Systematics B(2017)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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