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The Shi-Jing was the first major collection of Chinese poetry, also translated variously as the Classic of Chinese Poetry, the Book of Odes 300. It was written between 500 BC and 1000 BC which is 2,500 to 3000 years ago. It includes folk songs (or airs, Feng), festal songs (or odes, Ya) and Hymns and eulogies (Song).
In poetry, it mentioned various animals and plants. There are 135 plant species mentioned and most of them planted in Northern China, some of them are everywhere in China.  There are around 90 of these species, which can survive in Taipei weather and they are planted in the following order: Feng, Ya, Song.

Taipei Botanical Garden (TPBG) , Taiwan Forestry Research Institute.