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Current Research Projects
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Classification of the gentians (which tribe does a genus belong to?)

TAXONOMIC GROUP

 

Family-wide

Structural aspects of achlorophyllous gentians (and other myco-heterotrophic plants), in particular their underground parts and mycorrhiza (S. Imhof)

Gentianaceae for Flora of Cambodia, Laos & Vietnam (S. Hul)

 

Tribe Saccifolieae

 

Tribe Exaceae

Phylogeny and biogeography of paleotropical Exaceae (Y-M. Yuan, P. Kuepfer, (J. Kissling)

Characterization, evaluation and conservation of Exacum species in Kerala with emphasis on ornamental, medicinal and dye value (U. Sreelatha)

Phylogeny and taxonomy of Sebaea (J. Kissling)

 

Tribe Chironieae

Phylogenetic position of Bisgoeppertia (M. Thiv)

Phylogeny of Canscorinae (M. Thiv)

Phylogenetic relationships within the subtribe Chironiinae (Gentianaceae) with a particular focus on the evolutionary trends and biogeographic patterns of the genus Centaurium s. l. (G. Mansion)

Population dynamics and reproductive biology of the endangered species Sabatia kennedyana (L. Orrell)

 

Tribe Helieae

Phylogeny, diversity, and biogeography of Helieae (L. Struwe)

Systematics of Symbolanthus (L. Struwe & K. Gould)

Morphological evolution and neotropical biogeography in Macrocarpaea  (J. R. Grant)

Revision of Chelonanthus (K. Lepis)

Revision of Tachia (L. Struwe)

 

Tribe Potalieae

Phylogeny of Lisianthius (J. DeLaet)

Phylogeny and character evolution in Potalieae (L. Struwe & V. A. Albert)

Monograph of Potalia (L. Struwe & V. A. Albert)

Ethnobotany of Fagraea (T. Motley)

Phylogeny and biogeography of Fagraea and allies (K.M. Wong, M. Sugumaran)

 

Tribe Gentianeae

Early diversification of Gentiana, its biogeography, infrageneric phylogeny and relationships to sister groups (Y.-M. Yuan)

Phylogeny, character evolution, biogeography and phylogenetic classification of the Swertioid complex (P. Chassot)

Gentiana and Gentianella in the Americas (J. Pringle)

Reevaluation of Gentianella sect. Gentianella in Europe (J. Greimler)

Population dynamics of Swertia albomarginata in the eastern Mojave Desert (T. Schweich)

Revision of Gentianella in New Zealand (D. Glenny)

Biogeography and phylogeny of Eurasian Gentiana (A. Prokopiv)

Anatomy of roots in Gentiana (especially the change of roots covering tissue during ontogeny), morphological differentiation of roots in the root system, the structure of shoot systems and their development, architectural models and the shoot building models (A. Prokopiv)

Phylogeny, biogeography and morphological evolution of Gentianopsis
(B. Whitlock and P. Groff)

Developmental morphology of whole plants (genets) in Gentianeae, especially
Swertiinae
(B. Whitlock and P. Groff)

Evolution of life-history, Historical biogeography, and Comparative rates of morphological and molecular diversification (B. Whitlock and P. Groff)

 

Voyria (incertae sedis)

Structural aspects of achlorophyllous gentians (and other myco-heterotrophic plants), in particular their underground parts and mycorrhiza (S. Imhof)

 

Gentian Research Network, 2002-2011.
For corrections and additions, contact Lena Struwe at struwe@aesop.rutgers.edu