Name:LIANG Shuiqing

Supervisor:LUO Genming、Su Tao、Yan Jiaxin

Grade:2022 PhD


To reconstruct the Cenozoic paleoenvironment and paleoclimate of southwest China by combining plant fossil materials and organic geological proxies.


  • Liang, S.-Q., Su, T., Hu, J.-J., Li, N., 2019. Pattern of leaf epidermal characters in Cycas and its significance of taxonomy and paleoecology, Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, 58(4): 526-542(in Chinese).

Del Rio, C., Wang, T.-X., Liu, J., Liang, S.-Q., Spicer, R.A., Wu, F.-X., Zhou, Z.-K., Su, T., 2020. Asclepiadospermum gen. nov., the earliest fossil record of Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae) from the early Eocene of central Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, and its biogeographic implications. American Journal of Botany 107, 126-138.

Su, T., Spicer, R.A., Wu, F.-X., Farnsworth, A., Huang, J., Del Rio, C., Deng, T., Ding, L., Deng, W.-Y.-D., Huang, Y.-J., Hughes, A., Jia, L.-B., Jin, J.-H., Li, S.-F., Liang, S.-Q., Liu, J., Liu, X.-Y., Sherlock, S., Spicer, T., Srivastava, G., Tang, H., Valdes, P., Wang, T.-X., Widdowson, M., Wu, M.-X., Xing, Y.-W., Xu, C.-L., Yang, J., Zhang, C., Zhang, S.-T., Zhang, X.-W., Zhao, F., Zhou, Z.-K., 2020. A Middle Eocene lowland humid subtropical “Shangri-La” ecosystem in central Tibet. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117, 32989-32995.

Song, A., Liu, J., Liang, S.-Q., Van Do, T., Nguyen, H.B., Deng, W.-Y.-D., Jia, L.-B., Del Rio, C., Srivastava, G., Feng, Z., Zhou, Z.-K., Huang, J., Su, T., 2021. Leaf fossils of Sabalites (Arecaceae) from the Oligocene of northern Vietnam and their paleoclimatic implications. Plant Diversity. 44(4):406-416.

Deng, W., De Franceschi, D., Xu, X., Del Rio, C., Low, S. L., Zhou, Z., Spicer, R. A., Ren, L., Yang, R., Tian, Y., Wu, M., Yang, J., Liang, S.-Q., Wappler, T., Su, T., 2022. Plant–insect and –fungal interactions in Taxodium-like wood fossils from the Oligocene of southwestern China. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 302: 104669.

LIANG Shuiqing