Gen-ichi Koidzumi

Gen-ichi Koidzumi (小泉 源一, Koizumi Gen'ichi, 1 November 1883 – 21 December 1953) was a Japanese botanist, author of several papers and monographs on phytogeography including work on roses and Amygdaloideae (Rosaceae), maples (Aceraceae), mulberries (the genus Morus), and many other plants. His name is sometimes transliterated as Gen’ichi or Gen-Iti,[1] or as Koizumi.

Gen-ichi Koidzumi
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Born1 November 1883
Died21 December 1953 (1953-12-22) (aged 70)
Scientific career
Author abbrev. (botany)Koidz.

Published worksEdit

  • 1956. Plants of Jaluit Island (Pacific surveys report / U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Far East)
  • 1952. The Big Button Palm which produces the ivory nut ([Reports] - USGS, Pacific Geological Surveys)
  • 1930. Florae Symbolae Orientali-Asiaticae sive Contributions to the Knowledge of the Flora of Eastern Asia. Kyoto, Japan., 115 pp.
  • 1928. Plantae Novae Amami-Ohsimensis nec non Insularum adjacentium: 1 Phytogeographical notes on the flora of the Loochoo Archipelago. 2 Description of new species. 19 pp.


  1. ^ Stafleu, F.A.; Cowan, R.S. (1976–1988). Taxonomic literature: A selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types. Second Edition. Utrecht: Bohn, Scheltema and Holkema.
  2. ^ IPNI.  Koidz.

Further readingEdit

  • Nakaike, T, A Yamamoto. 2002. Enumeration of the Latin names of pteridophytes published by Dr. Gen'ichi Koidzumi. Journal of Phytogeography and Taxonomy 50 (1): 63–68. ISSN 0388-6212