Dr. Van Du Nguyen
Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources
18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay
Nguyen Van Du is a Senior Researcher, Plant Taxonomist and Curator of the Herbariumspecializing in Araceae and Acoraceae ( that includes Aroids, folks ) at the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources in Hanoi Vietnam. Author of over 24 papers on Aroids in both Vietnamese and English, Dr. Nguyen has joined and organized many field trips working in cooperation with Komarov Botanical Institute, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, Missouri Botanical Garden, Museum National d Histoire Naturelle, Royal Botanic Garden of Sydney, University Illinois at Chicago, International Aroid Society members, Botanical Institute of Kunming and National park of Shixuangbana. He may be a familiar face to those who have attended the International Aroid conferences in 1999 (MOBOT) and 2004 ( Kuching, Malaysia ).