Medicinal Plant Images Database now bilingual

The Library is pleased to announce that both Chinese and English versions of the Medicinal Plant Images Database (MPID) are now available.

MPID, a collaborative project between the School of Chinese Medicine and the Library, is the first Hong Kong-developed open-access medicinal plant database. The aim of the project is to provide leadership in the support of teaching, learning, and research activities in the discipline of Chinese medicine. Users are now able to easily search and browse plant information in a bilingual environment. Information on over one thousand medicinal plants has been systematically consolidated and summarized in the form of images and descriptions. These elements are combined to provide the user with perceptual and systematic knowledge through a user-friendly search platform.

Click here to access the Medicinal Plant Images Database.

藥用植物圖像數據庫 (中英文雙語對照版)



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