Limarino, T. O., & Borsch, T. (2020). Gomphrena (Amaranthaceae, Gomphrenoideae) diversified as a C4 lineage in the New World tropics with specializations in floral and inflorescence morphology, and an escape to Australia. Willdenowia, 50(3), 345. doi:10.3372/wi.50.50301

The genus Gomphrena comprises about 120 species in the Americas and 35 in Australia. Previous research revealed that Gossypianthus, Lithophila and Philoxerus are closely related but the monophyly of Gomphrena remained unresolved. Our aim was to clarify phylogenetic relationships in Gomphrena and all…

Ferdinand Bauer
Bauer, Ferdinand

(b. January 20, 1760 – d. March 17, 1826)

Austrian Empire

Identified Fabaceae and collected Fabaceae

John Isaac Briquet
Briquet, John Isaac

(b. March 13, 1870 – d. October 26, 1931)


Identified Lamiaceae and collected Asteraceae

Robert Brown
Brown, Robert

(b. December 21, 1773 – d. June 10, 1858)

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Identified Thymelaeaceae and collected Poaceae

Craven, Lyndley Alan

(b. September 01, 1945 – d. July 11, 2014)


Identified Myrtaceae and collected Myrtaceae

Allan Cunningham
Cunningham, Allan

(b. July 13, 1791 – d. June 27, 1839)

Australia; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Identified Fabaceae and collected Fabaceae

Jacobs, Surrey

(b. April 29, 1946 – d. November 26, 2009)


Identified Poaceae and collected Poaceae

Jean-Baptiste Leschenault de La Tour
de La Tour, Jean-Baptiste Leschenault

(b. November 13, 1773 – d. March 14, 1826)


Collected Proteaceae

Ferdinand von Mueller
von Mueller, Ferdinand

(b. June 30, 1825 – d. October 10, 1896)


Identified Malvaceae and collected Fabaceae

Richard Schomburgk
Schomburgk, Richard

(b. October 05, 1811 – d. March 24, 1891)

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; Kingdom of Prussia

Identified Hymenocladiaceae and collected Fabaceae