SSC Groups

Members

Palm Specialist Group members and their special interests

 

Dr Conny Asmussen-Lange
Inst. Of Agriculture and Ecology,
University of Copenhagen,
Rolighedsvej 21,
DK-1958 Frederiksberg C,
Denmark.

Interests: Central and South America, Molecular Systematics, Evolution, Conservation.

 

Ms Christine Bacon
Colorado State University,
Campus Delivery 1878,
Fort Collins, CO 80523,
USA.

Interests: Tropical America, Pacific, Hawaii, Systematics, Evolution, Chamaedorea,
Trachycarpeae, Pritchardia, Conservation.

 

Dr William Baker
Royal Botanic Gardens,
Kew,   Richmond,
Surrey, TW9 3AE, UK.

Interests: SE Asia, Pacific, Madagascar, Systematics, Evolution, Distributions, Conservation.

 

Dr Michael Balick
New York Botanical Garden,
2900   Southern Blvd,
Bronx, NY 10458, USA.

Interests: Palm Ethnobotany, conservation,   Neotropics, Oceania.

 

Prof Henrik Balslev
Institute of Biological Sciences,
University of Aarhus, Building 1540,
Ny Munkegade, DK-8000 Aarhus C.
Denmark.

Interests: Neotropics, Ethnobotany, Western   Amazon, Community Ecology.

 

Dr Anders Barfod
Dept. of Biological Sciences, Aarhus University,
Ny Munkegade 114,
DK-8000 Aarhus C,
Denmark.

Interests: SE Asia, Pacific, systematics, morphology, economic botany, macroecology, conservation.

 

Dr Rodrigo Bernal
Instituto de Ciencias Naturales,
Universidad Nacional de Colombia,
Apartado 7495
Bogotá,
Colombia.

Interests: Neotropics, Systematics, Ecology, Use, Management, Conservation.

 

Dr Finn Borchsenius
Department of Biogical Sciences,
Aarhus University, Ny Munkegade building 1540,
DK-8000, Aarhus C,
Denmark.

Interests: South America Andes region, Biogeography, Systematics, Evolution.

 

Dr Robin Chazdon
Department of Ecology & Evol. Biology
University of Connecticut, Unit 3043,
75 N. Eagleville Road,
Storrs, CT 06269-3043
USA.

Interests: Costa Rica, Mesoamerica, Ecology, Secondary Forest Regeneration,
Restoration, Conservation, Invasive Palms.

 

Dr Angelica Cibrian-Jaramillo
New York Botanical Garden,
Bronx, NY 10458,
USA.

Interests: Population Genetics, Phylogeography, Systematics, Mexico.

 

Dr Charles Clement
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas   da Amazonia;
v. Andre Araujo, 2936 – Aleixo;
9060-001 Manaus, Amazonas,
Brasil.

Interests:  Amazonia, domestication, wild   relatives.

 

Dr Thomas Couvreur
New York Botanical Garden,
Bronx, NY 10458,
USA.

Interests: Phylogeny, Population Genetics, Palms, African Annonaceae.

 

Dr John Dowe
Australian Centre for Tropical Freshwater Research,
James Cook University,
Townsville, Qld 4811,
Australia.

Interests: Australia, New Guinea, south-west Pacific, Systematics, Ecology,
Historical Biogeography, Botanical History.

 

Dr John Dransfield
Royal Botanic Gardens,
Kew, Richmond,
Surrey, TW9 3AE,
UK.

Interests: SE Asia, Africa, Malesia, Madagascar, Systematics, Evolution, Distributions, Conservation.

 

Mr Jean-Michel Dupuyoo
Jardin d'Oiseaux Tropicaux,
RD 559,
83250 La Londe,
France.

Interests: Vanuatu, Ethiopia, Sagopalms, Ethnobotany.

 

Dr Bryan Endress
Institute for Conservation Research,
San Diego Zoo,
15600 San Pasqual Valley Road,
Escondido, CA,
USA.

Interests: Neotropical palms, NTFP, sustainable management, ecology, management.

 

Dr Evandro Ferreira
Rua Cupuaçu,
Quadra K, Casa 3,
Morada do Sol,
Rio Branco-Acre,
CEP 69910-280,
Brazil.

Interests: South America, Amazon, Systematics, Distribution, Conservation, Uses.

 

Dr Gloria Galeano
Instituto de Ciencias Naturales,
edificio 425,
Universidad Nacional de Colombia,
sede Bogota,
Colombia.

Interests: Colombia, Neotropics, Andes, Systematics, conservation, management, economic botany.

 

Dr Lauren M. Gardiner
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew,  
Richmond,
Surrey,
TW9 3AE, UK.

Interests: SE Asia, Systematics, Conservation, New Guinea, Pacific, Heterospathe.

 

Ms Irene Gauto
Ch. de l'Impératrice 1
CH-1292 Chambésy,
Switzerland.

Interests: South America, Conservation, Distribution, Ethnobotany.

 

Dr Charlie Heatubun
Faculty of Forestry,
UniversitasPapua,
Jl. Gunung Salju,
Amban, Manokwari,
Irian Jaya Barat,
Indonesia.

Interests: Taxonomy, Ecology, Conservation, New Guinea.

 

Dr Andrew Henderson
New York Botanical Garden,
Bronx, NY 10458,
USA.

Interests: Systematics, Neotropics, Indochina.

 

Mr Marc Jeanson
New York Botanical Garden,
Bronx, NY 10458,
USA.

Interests: Arenga, Caryota, Wallichia, SE Asia, systematics.

 

Dr Dennis Johnson
3726 Middlebrook Ave.,
Cincinnati OH 45208 ,
USA.

Interests: Conservation, utilization, date palm.

 

Dr Domingo Madulid
Philippine National Museum,
P.Burgos St.,
Manila 1000,
Philippines.

Interests: Philippine palms, rattans, conservation of endangered species.

 

Dr Betty Millán
Museo de Historia Natural,
Avda. Arenales 1256 Jesús María,
Lima,
Peru.

Interests: South America, Systematics, Anatomy.

 

Dr Rommel Montufar
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador,
Av. 12 de Octubre 1076 y Roca,
Quito,
Ecuador.

Interests: Neotropical Palms, economic botany, population genetics, management, conservation.

 

Dr Mónica Moraes
Herbario Nacional de Bolivia,
Universidad Mayor de San Andrés,
Casilla 10077-Correo Central,
La Paz,
Bolivia.

Interests: Bolivia, Allagoptera, Parajubaea, Ecology, Management, Conservation.

 

Dr Larry Noblick

Montgomery Botanical Center,
11901 Old Cutler Road Miami,
FL 33156,
USA.

Interests: South America, Systematics, Evolution, Conservation, Cocoseae,
Syagrus, Butia, Attalea.

 

Dr Holly Porter Morgan
The GIS Laboratory,
The New York Botanical Garden,
Harding Building,
Bronx River Parkway and Fordham Road,
Bronx,
NY 10458-5126,
USA.

Interests: Neotropics, Conservation, Reproductive Ecology, Species Distribution Modeling, Macroecology

 

Prof Francis Putz
Department of Biology,
University of Florida,
Gainesville, FL 32611,
USA.

Interests: Ecology, Mangement

 

Dr Hermilo Quero
Jardin Botanico UNAM,
Apdo. Post,
70-614 Mexico,
D:F, Mexico.

Interests: Systematics of Mexican and mesoamerican Palms.

 

Dr Elie Raherison
2253, Pav. Charles-Eugène-Marchand,
Université Laval,
Québec (Qc) G1K 7P4,
Canada.

Interests: Madagascar, Conservation biology and genetics.

 

Dr Mijoro Rakotoarinivo
Royal Botanic Gardens,
Kew, Madagascar Office,
Lot II J 131 B Ambodivoanjo,
Ivandry,
Antananarivo 101,
Madagascar.

Interests: Madagascar, Systematics, Distributions, Conservation.

 

Dr Julissa Roncal
Aarhus University,
Ny Munkegade 1540,
Aarhus C,
DK-8000,
Denmark.

Interests: Neotropics, phylogenetics, biogeography, conservation and restoration, speciation.

 

Dr Leng Guan Saw
Forest Research Institute Malaysia,
Kepong,
Selangor, 52109,
Malaysia.

Interests: SE Asia, Systematics, Distributions, Conservation.

 

Dr Alison Shapcott
University Sunshine Coast,
Maroochydore 4558,
Queensland,
Australia.

Interests: Conservation genetics, endangered species recovery, Australasia,
Madagascar, population ecology.

 

Dr Li Rong Sheng
Research Institute of Tropical Forestry,
Chinese Academy of Forestry,
Guangzhou,
P. R. China.

Interests: Southern China, SE Asia, conservation.

 

Dr Fred Stauffer
Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève,
Switzerland.

Interests: Neotropics, Venezuela, Morphology, Anatomy, Conservation.

 

Dr Terence Sunderland
CIFOR , PO Box 0113 BOC\CBD,
Bogor 16000,
Indonesia.

Interests: Africa, taxonomy, ethnobotany, ustainable use, conservation.

 

Dr Jens-Christian Svenning
Aarhus University,
Department of Biological Sciences,
Ny Munkegade 114,
DK-8000 Aarhus C,
Denmark.

Interests: Macroecology, Community Ecology, Conservation, Neotropics,
Species Distribution Modelling, Ecoinformatics.

 

Mr Raúl Verdecia
Jardín Botánico de Las Tunas,
Carretera del Cornito Km 2,
Las Tunas,
Cuba.

Interests: Cuba, Antilles, Copernicia, Coccothrinax, Sistematic, Conservation.

 

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