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updated: 01/19/11 

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Name Address E-mail
Victor A. Albert Univ Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, NY, USA
Bobbi Angell Marlboro, VT, USA
Kelly Campbell Nussbaumen, Switzerland
Lisa Campbell The New York Botanical Garden, NY, USA
Bin Chen China
Ines Cordeiro Herbario SP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Vinícius Antonio de Oliveira Dittrich ICB - UFMG, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

Adrien Favre

University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland 

Robin Foster Field Museum, Chicago, IL, USA
Peter Fritsch California Academy of Sciences, CA, USA
Carol Gracie The New York Botanical Garden, NY, USA 
Jason R. Grant University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland   
Elsie Franklin Guimaraes Botanical Garden, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
Bruce Holst Selby Botanical Garden, FL, USA
Eva Hedström Södertalje, Sweden  
Håkan Gustafson Eskilstuna, Sweden
Søren R. Jensen Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark  
Kunjani Joshi Nepal      
Joachim W. Kadereit Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz, Germany 
Campbell Kelly
Nussbaumen, Switzerland
Helen Kennedy University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada  
Jonathan Kissling University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Jens Klackenberg Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden 
A. J. M. Leeuwenberg University of Wageningen, The Netherlands  
James Luteyn The New York Botanical Garden, NY, USA  
Paul J. M. Maas University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
Guilhem Mansion University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland g.mansion@BGBM.ORG
Katherine Gould Mathews Western Carolina University, NC, USA
John D. Mitchell The New York Botanical Garden, NY, USA  
Scott Mori The New York Botanical Garden, NY, USA 
Tim Motley The New York Botanical Garden, NY, USA 
Börge Pettersson Swedish Agricultural University, Uppsala, Sweden  
Alex Popovkin Bahia, Brazil
Kenneth Robertson University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL, USA
Eric Rodriguez Herbarium, Trujillo, Peru (HUT)
Gustavo A. Romero Harvard University, MA, USA 
Johan Rova Länsstyrelsen, Jönköping, Sweden  
Frans Scholin

Xplant Laboratory Inc.
503 803 3245
Philip A. Silverstone-Sopkin Universidad del Valle, Colombia
J. E. Simonis University of Utrecht,
The Netherlands

Jewell Smith
Lauren Spitz PA, USA
Lena Struwe Rutgers University, NJ, USA 
M. Sugumaran

Rimba Ilmu Botanic Garden
Ken Sytsma Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, WI, USA
Dan Tenaglia  Auburn, AL, USA
Joseph-Marie Torres University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland 
Yann Triponez University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Alberto Vicentini
Maximilian Weigend Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany 
Lubbert Y. T. Westra University of Utrecht, The Netherlands  
Yong-Ming Yuan China  

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