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HU Huabin
Deputy Director
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XTBG, Menglun, Mengla, Yunnan 666303



  • PhD, Kunming Institute of Botany, CAS
  • MDM, Asian Institute of Management, Manila, Philippines
  • BSc, Central South Forestry University, Changsha, Hunan


  • 1983-1986, Research Assistant, Yunnan Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences;
  • 1987-1996, Research Fellow, Kunming Institute of Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Deputy director of Department of Plant Ecology;
    (Visiting Scientist, 1987-1988, Department of Forestry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK)
  • 1997-2010, Professor at the Landscape Reserach Group, Ethnobotany Research Group, and Head of Inforamtion Center, Head of the Department for Research Planning and Foreign Affairs. (Visiting Scientist, 2000, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri, USA)
  • From Mar. 2010, Assistant Director of XTBG, and Head of the Department for Assest and Financial Management.
  • From Mar. 2015, Deputy Director of XTBG
  • Published over 40 articles or books since 2000.
  • Travel experiences including training, field work or attending conferences in UK, Netherland, USA, Cuba, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, India, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Nepal, Ethiopia, etc.



Awarded the Fang Shuquan Prize for Poverty Reduction in 1995 by the Chinese Academy of Sciences.



  1. Li Cheng, Kai-long Ji, Shang-gao Liao, Li-she Gan, Lin Yang, Dong-hua Cao, Ying-qian Liu, Juan Guo, Ping Zhang, Chuan-li Lu, Hua-bin Hu, You-kai Xu. Diterpenoids and phenanthrenones from the leaves and stems of Strophioblachia fimbricalyx Tetrahedron Letters, 2016, 57(21) 2215-2340 (25 May 2016).
  2. Na Zhi, Song Qi-Shi, Hu Hua-Bin, Flavonoids from Millettia cubitti Chemistry of Natural Compounds, 2016, 52(1): 117-118.
  3. Ji KL, Li XN, Liao SG, Hu HB, Li R, Xu YK, Cytotoxic limonoids from the leaves of Walsura robusta PHYTOCHEMISTRY LETTERS, 2016, 15:53-56


  1. Kai-Long Ji, Ping Zhang, Xiao-Nian Li, Juan Guo, Hua-Bin Hu, Chun-Fen Xiao, Xiang-Qun Xie, and You-Kai Xu*. Cytotoxic limonoids from Trichilia americana Phytochemistry, 2015, 118: 61-67.
  2. You-Kai Xu*, Lin Yang, Shang-Gao Liao, Pei Cao, Bin Wu, Hua-Bin Hu, Juan Guo, and Ping Zhang. Koumine, humantenine, and yohimbane alkaloids from Gelsemium elegans. Journal of Natural Products, 2015, 78(7): 1511-1517.
  3. Fan QF, Zheng JY, Song QS, Na Z and Hu HB 2015. Chemical Constituents of the Roots of Macaranga denticulata. Chemistry of Natural Compounds, 51(3)586-587. (doi: 10.1007/s10600-015-1355-z)
  4. Ren Li*, Hua-Bin Hu*, Xiu-Fen Li, Ping Zhang, You-Kai Xu, Jing-Jing Yang, Yuan-Fei Wang 2015. Essential oils composition and bioactivities of two species leaves used as packaging materials in Xishuangbanna, China. Food Control, 51: 9–14.
  5. Le Zhang, Yasuyuki Kono, Shigeo Kobayashi, Huabin Hu, Rui Zhou, Yaochen Qin, 2015. The expansion of smallholder rubber farming in Xishuangbanna, China: A case study of two Dai villages. Land use Policy. 42:628-634.


  1. Yinxian Shi, Huabin Hu*, Youkai Xu and Aizhong Liu* 2014. An ethnobotanical study of the less known wild edible figs (genus Ficus) native to Xishuangbanna, Southwest China. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:68 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-68.
  2. Li R, Yang JJ, Shi YX, Zhao M, Ji KL, Zhang P, Xu YK, Hu HB*, 2014. Chemical composition, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activities of the essential oil from Maqian (Zanthoxylum myriacanthum var. pubescens) in Xishuangbanna, SW China. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 158(A) 43–48.
  3. Li, R; Yang, JJ; Wang, YF; Sun, Q; Hu, HB. 2014*. Chemical Composition, Antioxidant, Antimicrobial and Anti-inflammatory Activities of the Stem and Leaf Essential Oils from Piper flaviflorum from Xishuangbanna, SW China. NAT PROD COMMUN, 9 (7) 1011-1014.
  4. Ji Kai-Long,Zhang Ping,Hu Hua-Bin,Hua Shuai, Liao Shang-Gao,and Xu You-Kai; 2014. Limonoids from the Leaves and Twigs of Walsura yunnanensis. Journal of Natural Products, 7781764-1769.
  5. Li, Ren; Wang, Yuan-Fei; Sun, Qian; Hu Hua-Bin*. 2014. Chemical Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of the Essential Oil from Allium hookeri Consumed in Xishuangbanna, Southwest China NAT PROD COMMUN, 9 (6)863-864.
  6. Fan, Qing-Fei; Na, Zhi; Hu, Hua-Bin, et al. 2014. Chemical Compounds from the Bark of Cratoxylum formosum ssp pruniflorum CHEM NAT COMPD+, 50 (1) 137-138 *correction appears on 50(2)398.


  1. Ji, K.-L.; Liao, S.-G.; Zheng, X.-L.; Na, Z.; Hu, H.-B.; Zhang, P.; Xu, Y.-K. 2014. Limonoids from the Fruits of Khaya ivorensis. Molecules , 19:3004-3011.
  2. Na, Z.; Song, Q. S.; Hu, H. B.,2013. Flavonoids from Twigs of Millettia leptobotrya Dunn. Records of Natural Products. 7(4) 307-312.
  3. Na, Z.; Song, Q. S.; Hu, H. B., 2013. A New Prenylated Xanthone from Latex of Garcinia cowa Roxb. Records of Natural Products. 7(3) 220-224.
  4. Na, Zhi; Hu, Hua-Bin; Xu, You-Kai, 2013. Cytotoxic caged xanthones from the fruits of Garcinia bracteata Chemistry of Natural Compunds. 49( 3) 505-506.
  5. 郑建宇,纳智,胡华斌*, 2013. 海南山小橘枝叶的化学成分研究[J]. 中草药 44(6)651-654.


  1. Xu, Y.K., Liao, S.G., Na, Z., Hu, H.B., Li, Y., Luo, H.R., 2012. Gelsemium Alkaloids, Immunosuppressive Agents from Gelsemium elegans. Fitoterapia 83 (6)1120–1124.
  2. 范青飞,纳智,胡华斌*,许又凯,唐霆,2012. 金丝李茎皮化学成分研究。中草药 43(3) 436-439.
  3. 范青飞,纳智,胡华斌*,许又凯,唐霆,2012. 大苞藤黄化学成分研究及其互变异构体超高效液相色谱质谱联用分析。 天然产物研究与开发 24 (8) 1055-1059.


  1. 孙勇,胡华斌,付昀,石安祥,2011. HTML5及其对网站群的应用。科研信息化技术与应用 2(4) 89-95.
  2. Shi YX, XuYK*, Hu HB*, Na Z, Wang WH, 2011. Preliminary assessment of antioxidant activity of young edible leaves of seven Ficus species in the ethnic diet in Xishuangbanna, Southwest China. Food Chemistry 128(4) 889-894.


  1. Fu Y, Chen J , Guo H , Hu H, Chen A , Cui J , 2010. Agrobiodiversity Loss and Livelihood Vulnerability as a Consequence of Converting from Subsistence Farming Systems to Commercial Plantation-Dominated Systems in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China: A Household Level Analysis. Land Degradation & Development 27(3) 274-284.
  2. Na Zhi, Hu HB, Fan QF, 2010. A novel caged-prenylxanthone from Garcinia bracteata. CHINESE CHEMICAL LETTERS 21(4) 443-445.
  3. Na Zhi, Hu HB, Fan QF, 2010. Three New Caged-Prenylxanthones fromGarcinia bracteata. HELVETICA CHIMICA ACTA 93(5) 958-963.


  1. Chen Jin, Chuck Cannon, Hu Huabin, 2009. Tropical botanical gardens: at the in situ ecosystem management frontier. Trends in Plant Science 14 ( 11) 584-589.
  2. Fu Yongneng, Chen J, Guo HJ, Hu HB, Chen AG, Cui JY, 2009. Rain forest dwellers’ livelihoods: income generation, household wealth and NTFP sales, a case study from Xishuangbanna, SW China. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND WORLD ECOLOGY 16(5) 332-338.
  3. Fu Yongneng, Chen J, Guo HJ, Chen AG, Cui JY, Hu HB, 2009. The role of non-timber forest products during agroecosystem shift in Xishuangbanna, Southwestern China. FOREST POLICY AND ECONOMICS 11(1) 18-25.


  1. 许再富,黄加元,胡华斌,周惠芳,孟令曾, 2008. 我国近30 年来植物迁地保护及其研究的综述。广西植物 28(6) 764-774.
  2. 甘宏协,胡华斌* ,2008. 基于野牛生境选择的生物多样性保护廊道设计:来自西双版纳的案例。生态学杂志 27(12) 2153-2158.
  3. Hu Huabin, Liu Wenjun, Cao Min, 2008. Impact of Land use and Land cover Changes on Ecosystem Services in Menglun, Xishuangbanna, Southwest China. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 146(1-3) 147–156.


  1. 李成春,胡华斌*,2007. 梯级电站建设对勐乃河流域生物多样性的影响分析。云南植物研究 29(6)701-707.
  2. Cai Kui, Du Juan, Dai Cong, Hu Huabin, 2007. Cultural Relevance for Rural Community Development in China: A Case Study in Bai, Jingpo and Huyaodai Communities of Yunnan Province. Chinese Journal of Population, resource and Environment 5(2) 78-83.
  3. Zhu Hua*, Ma You-Xin, Yan Li-Chun, Hu Hua-Bin, 2007. The relationship between geography and climate in the generic-level patterns of Chinese seed plants. Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica. 45 (2) 134–166.


  1. 刘文俊,马友鑫, 胡华斌, 曹敏, 李红梅,2006. 西双版纳勐仑地区景观格局变化定量分析。生态学报 26(9)3088-3097.
  2. Liu Wenjun, Hu HB, Ma YX, and Li HM, 2006. Environmental and Socioeconomic Impacts of Increasing Rubber Plantations in Menglun Township, Southwest China. Mountain Research and Development. 26(3) 245-253.
  3. Zhu Hua, Cao M, and Hu HB, 2006. Geological History, Flora, and Vegetation of Xishuangbanna, Southern Yunnan, China. BIOTROPICA 38(3) 310–317.


  1. 胡华斌,马友鑫,景兆鹏,杨清,2005. 数字化西双版纳热带植物园建设初探。中国植物园(8)26-31.
  2. 石安祥,孙勇,胡华斌,2005. 网络视频会议系统在西双版纳热带植物园的应用。今日科技网(2)60-63.
  3. 刘文俊,马友鑫,胡华斌,曹敏,王伟,2005. 滇南热带雨林区土地利用/覆盖变化分析——以西双版纳勐仑地区为例。山地学报 23(1)71-79.


  1. 郭辉军,范建华(主编),胡华斌,郑海(执行主编),2004. 《云南生态环境、民族文化与经济社会协调发展研究》,昆明:云南科技出版社
  2. Wang Jinxiu, Liu Hongmao, Hu Huabin, and Gao Lei, 2004. Participatory Approach for Rapid assessment of Plant Diversity through a Folk Classification System in a Tropical Rainforest: Case Study in Xishuangbanna, China. Conservation Biology, 18(4) 1193-1142.


  1. Martin Walters & Hu Huabin, 2003. Yunnan: Ethnobotany in the Service of Conservation. Plant Talk, (34) 19-23.
  2. Hu Huabin, 2003. Sacred Natural Sites in Xishuangbanna, SW China. in: Lee, C., Schaaf, T. & Wauchope S. (eds.) The Importance of Sacred Natural Sites for Biodiversity Conservation. UNESCO, Paris. Pages 119-125.
  3. Cao Min , Woods K, Hu HB, Li LM, 2003. Biodiversity Management and Sustainable Development: Lancang-Mekong River in the New Millennium. Beijing: China Forestry Publishing House.


  1. Hu Huabin, 2002. Ethnoecological Knowledge and Biodiversity Conservation in Western China.in: Zabta Khan Shinwari, Alan Hamilton and Ashiq Ahmad Kha (eds.), Proceedings of Workshop on Curriculum Development in Applied Ethnobotany, WWF Pages 40-48.
  2. 胡华斌,2002. 景颇族民族生态学知识与山地资源持续利用初步研究。中国医学生物技术应用杂志,2002(3) 254-258.


  1. 胡华斌,李黎明(译),许再富,陈进(校),2001. 《植物园保护国际议程》,昆明:云南科技出版社
  2. 胡华斌,和爱军,2001. 云南省白族农户生态庭园模式研究,中国生态农业学报 9(1) 107-108.

Community service:
  Secretary General, Working Committee on Botanical Gardens of CAS. Council member of Yunnan Society of Botany. Member of International Society of Ethnobiology. Reviewers to a number of Journals.

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