Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia



Telopea (a journal of systematic research) and Cunninghamia (a journal of plant ecology for eastern Australia), each published twice a year, are available by subscription, or on exchange to other organisations.


Botanic Gardens of Sydney Guidebook (2005) Over 100 pages of information for visitors to the three botanic gardens and Domain. Available from Trust Gardens shops. Some earlier publications may be available on request.

Academic Papers

Trust researchers are shown in bold type. Includes publications by staff, students and honorary research associates researchers:

  • Archer, A.W. & Elix, J.A. (2008) Two new species in the Australian Graphidaceae (lichenised Ascomycotina). Australasian Lichenology 63: 26-29.
  • Archer, A.W. & Elix, J.A. (2009) New species and new reports in the lichen genus Pertusaria (Ascomycota: Pertusariaceae) from Australasia. Nova Hedwigia 88: 1-10.
  • Archer, A.W., Elix, J.A., Fischer, E., Killmann D. & Sérusiaux, E. (2009) The genus Pertusaria (Ascomycota) in Central Africa (Congo/Kivu, Rwanda and Burundi) and Western Kenya. Nova Hedwigia 88: 309-333.
  • Archer, A.W. (2009) Graphidaceae. Flora of Australia 57: 84-194.
  • Barkworth, M.E., Arriaga, M.O., Smith, J.F., Jacobs, S.W.L., Valdés-Reyna, J. & Bushman, B.S. (2008) Molecules and morphology in South American Stipeae (Poaceae). Systematic Botany 33: 719-731.
  • Benson, J.S. (2008) New South Wales Vegetation Classification and Assessment: Part 2 Plant communities in the NSW South-western Slopes Bioregion and update of NSW Western Plains plant communities: Version 2 of the NSWVCA database. Cunninghamia 10(4): 599-673.
  • Benson, J.S. (2008) Classifying ecological communities and synthesizing data for natural resource management: some problems and potential solutions. Guest Editorial, Ecological Management & Restoration 9: 86-87.
  • Bentley, A.R., Summerell, B.A. & Burgess, L.W. (2008) Sexual compatibility in Fusarium pseudograminearum (Gibberella coronicola). Mycological Research 112: 1101-1106.
  • Bentley, A.R., Milgroom, M.G., Leslie, J.F., Summerell, B.A. & Burgess, L.W. (2009) Spatial aggregation in Fusarium pseudograminearum populations from the Australian grain belt. Plant Pathology 58: 23-32.
  • Cabrera, J.F., Jacobs, S.W.L. & Kadereit, G. (2009) Phylogeny of the Australian Camphorosmeae (Chenopodiaceae) and the taxonomic significance of the fruiting perianth. International Journal of Plant Science 170: 505-521.
  • Chambers, T.C. (2008) Doodia hindii (Blechnaceae) a new species from north eastern New South Wales, Australia. Telopea 12: 257-261.
  • Coleman, M.A., Kelaher, B.P., Steinberg, P.D. & Millar, A.J.K. (2008) Absence of a large brown macroalga on urbanized rocky reefs around Sydney, Australia, and evidence for historical decline. Journal of Phycology 44: 897-901.
  • Crisp, M.D., Arroyo, M.T.K., Cook, L.G., Gandolfo, M.A., Jordan, G.J., McGlone, M.S., Weston, P.H., Westoby, M., Wilf, P. & Linder, H.P. (2009) Phylogenetic habitat conservatism on a global scale. Nature (Advanced Online Publication: doi:10.1038/nature07764).
  • Crous, P.W., Summerell, B.A., Mostert, J.Z. & Groenewold, J.Z. (2008) Host specificity and speciation of Mycosphaerella and Teratosphaeria species associated with leaf spots of Proteaceae. Persoonia 20: 59-86.
  • Crous, P.W., Braun, U., Wingfield, M.J., Wood, A.R., Shin, H.D., Summerell, B.A., Alfenas, A.C., Cumagun, C.J.R. & Groenewald, J.Z. (2009) Phylogeny and taxonomy of obscure genera of microfungi. Persoonia 22: 139-161.
  • Cuneo, P., Jacobson, C.R. & Leishman, M.R. (2009) Landscape-scale detection and mapping of invasive African Olive (Olea europaea L. ssp. cuspidata Wall ex G. Don Ciferri) in SW Sydney, Australia using satellite remote sensing. Applied Vegetation Science 12: 145-154.
  • Der, J.P., Thomson, J.A., Stratford, J.K. & Wolf, P.G. (2009) Global chloroplast phylogeny and biogeography of bracken (Pteridium; Dennstaedtiaceae). American Journal of Botany 96: 1041-1049.
  • Elix, J.A., Jariangprasert, S. & Archer, A.W. (2008) New Pertusaria (lichenized Ascomycota) from Australia and Thailand. Telopea 20: 263-272.
  • Entwisle, T.J., Vis, M.L., Chaisson, W., Necchi O. Jr & Sherwood, A. (2009). Systematics of the Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta) - a synthesis. Journal of Phycology 45: 704-715.
  • Everett, J., Jacobs, S.W.L. & Nairn, L. (2009) Tribe Stipeae. Flora of Australia, 44A: 11-70.
  • Gillespie, L.J., Soreng, R.J., Bull R., Jacobs, S.W.L. & Refulio-Rodriguez, N.F. (2008) Phylogenetic relationships in subtribe Poinae (Poaceae, Poeae) based on nuclear ITS and chloroplast trnT-trnF sequences. Botany 86: 938-967.
  • Govaerts, R., Sobral, M., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Mazine, F.F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C., Soares-Silva, L.H., Wilson, P.G. & Lucas, E. (2008) World Checklist of Myrtaceae. (Kew Publishing: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew). 470 pp.
  • Green, J., Reichelt-Brushett, A. & Jacobs, S.W.L. (2009) Re-establishing a saltmarsh vegetation structure in a changing climate. Ecological Management & Restoration 10: 20-30.
  • Hadiah, J., Conn, B.J. & Quinn, C.J. (2008) Infra-familial phylogeny of Urticaceae, using chloroplast sequence data. Australian Systematic Botany 21: 375-385.
  • Hamilton, K. (2008) Australia’s unique wild citrus diversity. Samara 14: 3. Hamilton, K.N. & Ashmore, S.E. (2008) Development of conservation technologies for Australia’s rainforest and tropical native fruits. Australasian Plant Conservation 17(1): 1-31.
  • Hamilton, K.N., Ashmore, S.A. & Offord, C.A. (2009) Development of conservation technologies for Australian rainforest fruits and CWR. Crop Wild Relative, IUCN Crop Wild Relative Specialist Group Issue 7: 10-12.
  • Heslewood, M., Porter, C., Avino, M., & Rossetto, M. (2009) Isolation and characterization of nuclear microsatellite loci in Ceratopetalum apetalum (Cunoniaceae). Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 566-568.
  • Indsto, J.O., Weston, P.H. & Clements, M.A. (2009) A molecular phylogenetic analysis of Diuris (Orchidaceae) based on AFLP and ITS reveals three major clades and a basal species. Australian Systematic Botany 22: 1-15.
  • Kalb, K., Archer, A.W., Sutjaritturakan, J. & Boonpragob, K. (2009) New or otherwise interesting lichens V. Bibliotheca Lichenologica 99: 225-246.
  • Kodela P.G. (2009) Oryza, Flora of Australia 44A, Poaceae 2: 361-368.
  • Kodela P.G. & Weiller, C.M. (2009) Trib. Phareae; Leersia; Potamophila, Flora of Australia 44A, Poaceae 2: 5-9, 360-361, 369.
  • Kodela, P.G., Weiller C.M. & Thompson, I.R. (2009) Arrhenatherum; Phalaris; Pentapogon; Alopecurus, Flora of Australia 44A, Poaceae 2: 127-129, 145-152. 233-235, 253-256.
  • Kooyman, R. & Rossetto, M. (2008) Definition of plant functional groups for informing implementation scenarios in resource limited multi-species recovery planning. Biodiversity Conservation 17: 2917-2937.
  • Jacobs, S.W.L., Gillepsie, L.J. & Soreng, R.J. (2008) New combinations in Hookerochloa and Poa (Graminae). Telopea 20: 273-278.
  • Jacobs, S.W.L., Whalley, R.D.B. & Wheeler, D.J.B. (2009) Grasses of New South Wales ed. 4 (School of Environmental and Rural Science, University of New England: Armidale). 450 pp.
  • Jacobs, S.W.L. & Barkworth, M.E. (2009) A new species of Elymus (Gramineae, Triticeae) from Eastern Australia. Novon 19: 168-171.
  • Jacobs, S.W.L., Weiller, C.M. & Thompson, I.R. (2009) Rostraria, Flora of Australia 44A, Poaceae 2: 158-160.
  • Jacobs, S.W.L. (2009) Agrostis, Flora of Australia 44A, Poaceae 2: 163-173.
  • Jacobs, S.W.L. & Brown, A.J. (2009) Lachnagrostis, Flora of Australia, 44A Poaceae 2: 174-190.
  • Löhne, C., Borsch, T., Jacobs, S.W.L., Hellquist, B. & Wiersema, J.H. (2008) Nuclear and plastid DNA sequences reveal complex reticulate patterns in Australian water-lilies (Nymphaea subgenus Anecphya, Nymphaeaceae). Australian Systematic Botany 21(4): 229-250.
  • Lücking, R. Archer A.W. & Aptroot, A. (2009) A world-wide key to the genus Graphis (Ostropales: Graphidaceae). Lichenologist 41: 363-452.
  • McPherson, H.C., Porter, C., Rymer, P.D. & Rossetto, M. (2008) Isolation and characterisation of polymorphic microsatellite loci from Tetratheca ericifolia (Elaeocarpaceae). Molecular Ecology Resources 8(4): 867-869.
  • Makinson R.O. (2008) A directory of conservation-status listing processes for threatened Australian plant species and ecological communities. Australasian Plant Conservation 17(2): 2–33.
  • Martyn, A.J., Larkhum, A.W.D., McConchie, R. & Offord, C.A. (2008) Photoinhibition and change in pigments associated with bract browning in waratahs (Telopea spp., Proteaceae). Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 83: 367-373.
  • Martyn, A.J., Seed, L.U. & Offord, C. (2008) Dessication to tolerance of threatened Australian species Myrsine richmondensis. Seed Science and Technology 36: 206-209.
  • Martyn, A. (2009) Seed longevity in Australian species: a collaborative study through the AuSCaR (Australian Seed Conservation and Research) network. Australasian Plant Conservation 17(4): 9-10.
  • Maynard, D., Crayn, D., Rossetto, M., Kooyman, R. & Coode, M. (2008) Elaeocarpus sedentarius sp. nov., (Elaeocarpaceae)-morphometric analysis of a new, rare species from eastern Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 21: 192-200.
  • Michael, P. W. (2008). The misapplication of the name Verbena bonariensis L. and the status of V. incompta P.W. Michael. Australian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter No. 136 (Sep): 10-11.
  • Morin, L., van der Merwe, M., Hartley, D. & Müller, P. (2009) Putative natural hybrid between Puccinia lagenophorae and an unknown rust fungus on Senecio madagascariensis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Mycological Research 113: 725-736.
  • Offord, C.A. & Tyler, J.L. (2009) In vitro propagation of Pimelea spicata R.Br. (Thymelaeaceae), an endangered species of the Sydney region, Australia. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 98: 19-23.
  • Pratley, J.E., Broster, J.C. & Michael, P. (2008). Echinochloa spp. in Australian rice fields-species distribution and resistance status. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 59: 629-645.
  • Remizowa, M.V., Sokoloff, D.D., Briggs, B.G., Macfarlane, T.D., Beer, A.S. & Ruddall, P.J. (2008) Seedling structure, shoot architecture and morphological identity of reproductive units in Hydatellaceae (Nymphaeales). Tver State University Series Biology and Ecology 25: 219-223.
  • Rees, B.J., Cracknell R., Marchant, A. & Orlovich, D.A. (2009) A near fatal case consistent with mushroom poisoning due to Amanita species. Australasian Mycologist 28: 23-28.
  • Renner M.A.M., Wardle G.M. & Brown E.A. (2008) Conflict and continuity and the logic of grouping in and out of context, with Papillolejeunea (Lejeuneaceae: Jungermanniopsida) as an example. In: Haji Mohamed, Baki Hj Bakar, Nasrulhaq Boyce and Patrick Lee (editors) Bryology in the new Millennium, pp. 477-494.
  • Renner, M.A.M. & Brown, E.A. (2008) Mnioloma (Calypogeiaceae: Jungermanniopsida) in Australasia: how many species are there? Fieldiana Botany 47: 159-174.
  • Rossetto, M., Crayn, D., Ford, A., Mellick, R. & Sommerville, K. (2009) The influence of environment and lifehistory traits on the distribution of genes and individuals: a comparative study of 11 rainforest trees. Molecular Ecology 18: 1422-1438.
  • Royer, D.L., Kooyman, R.M., Little, S.A., & Wilf, P. (2009) Ecology of leaf teeth: a multi-site analysis from an Australian subtropical rainforest. American Journal of Botany 96: 738-750.
  • Sage, T.L., Hristova-Sarkovski, K., Koehl, V., Lyew, J., Pontieri, V., Bernhardt, P., Weston, P.H., Bagha, S. & Chiu, G. (2009) Transmitting tissue architecture in basal-relictual angiosperms: implications for transmitting tissue origins. American Journal of Botany 96: 183-206.
  • Sage, T.S., Hristova-Sarkovski, K., Koehl, V. Lyew, J., Pontieri, V., Bernhardt, P., Sauquet, H., Weston, P.H., Anderson, C.L., Barker, N.P. Cantrill, D.J., Mast, A.R. & Savolainen, V. (2009) Contrasted patterns of hyperdiversification in Mediterranean hotspots. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. 106: 221-225.
  • Sherwood, A.R., Vis, M.L., Entwisle, T.J., Necchi, O. Jr. & Presting, G.G. (2008) Contrasting intra versus interspecies DNA sequence variation for representatives of the Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta): insights from a DNA barcoding approach. Phycological Research 56: 269-279.
  • Simon, B.K., Weiller, C.M. & Kodela, P.G. (2009) Dichelachne, Flora of Australia 44A, Poaceae 2: 214-221.
  • Siemon, J., Offord, C.A. & Sommerville, K. (2009) Storage of terrestrial orchid seed and symbiots for ex-situ conservation. Australasian Plant Conservation 17(4): 7-8.
  • Skinner, S., Fitzsimmons, N. & Entwisle, T.J. (2008) The moss-back alga (Cladophorophyceae, Chlorophyta) on two species of freshwater turtles in the Kimberleys. Telopea 20: 279-284.
  • Sommerville, K.D., Siemon, J.P., Wood, C.B. & Offord, C.A. (2008) Simultaneous encapsulation of seed and mycorrhizal fungi for long-term storage and propagation of terrestrial orchids. Australian Journal of Botany 56: 609-615.
  • Sommerville, K.D., Heslewood, M.M., Siemon, J.P. & Offord, C.A. (2009) Banking site soil for the germination of terrestrial orchid seed collections. Seed Science and Technology 37: 222-228.
  • Staedler, Y.M., Weston, P.H. & Endress, P.K. (2009) Comparative gynoecium structure and development in Calycanthaceae (LAURALES). International Journal Plant Sciences 170: 21-41.
  • Thomson, J.A., Mickel, J.T. & Mehltreter, K. (2008) Taxonomic status and relationships of bracken ferns (Pteridium: Dennstaedtiaceae) of Laurasian affinity in Central and North America. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 157: 1-17.
  • Thomson. J.A. (2008) Morphotype and conflicting taxonomies in Pteridium (Dennstaedtiaceae: Pteridophyta). Fern Gazette 18: 101-109.
  • Truong, N.V., Burgess, L.W. & Liew, E.C.Y. (2008) Prevalence and aetiology of Phytophthora foot rot of black pepper in Vietnam. Australasian Plant Pathology 37: 431-442.
  • Van der Merwe, M.M., Kinnear, M.W., Barrett, L.G., Dodds, P.N., Ericson, L., Thrall, P.H. & Burdon, J.J. (2009) Positive selection in AvrP4 avirulence gene homologues across the genus Melampsora. Proceedings Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276: 2913-2922.
  • Weiller, C.M., Jacobs, S.W.L. & Thompson, I.R. (2009) Amphibromus, Holcus, Hierochloe, Anthoxanthum. Flora of Australia, 44A: 127-143.
  • Weiller, C.M., Jacobs, S.W.L. & Thompson, I.R. (2009) Avena; Molineriella; Avellinia; Koelaria; Polypogon; Phleum, Flora of Australia, 44A: 119-122, 153-155, 157-158, 229-233, 243-244.
  • Weiller C.M., Kodela, P.G. & Thompson, I.R. (2009) Gaudinia; Trisetum; Echinopogon; Calamagrostis; Gastridium; Lagurus; Deschampsia; Aira, Flora of Australia 44A, Poaceae 2: 156, 160-163, 222-228, 235-237, 238-240, 240-242, 256-258, 259-264.
  • Weston, P., Bagha, S. & Chiu, G. (2009) Transmitting tissue architecture in basalrelictual angiosperms: Implications for transmitting tissue origins. American Journal of Botany 96: 183-206. Wilson, P.G. & Rowe, R. (2008) Three new species of Indigofera (Fabaceae: Faboideae) from Cape York Peninsula.
    Telopea 12: 285-292.
  • Wilson, P.G. & Rowe, R. (2008) A revision of the Indigofereae (Fabaceae) in Australia. 2. Indigofera species with trifoliolate and alternately pinnate leaves. Telopea 12: 293-307. Wilson, P.G. (2008) Typification of Metrosideros regelii (Myrtaceae) and consideration of its generic position. Kew Bulletin 63: 347-349.
  • Woelkerling W.J., Millar A.J.K., Harvey, A. & Baba, M. (2008) Recognition of Pachyarthron and Bossiella as Distinct Genera in the Corallinaceae, Subfamily Corallinoideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47(3): 265-293.

General Articles

  • Entwisle, T.J. (2008) Conserving a selfdestructing palm. The Gardens 77:5.
  • Entwisle, T.J. (2008) It is now time to act. The Gardens 77:3.
  • Entwisle, T.J. (2008) Why are flamingos are pink? The Gardens 78:4.
  • Entwisle, T.J. (2009) Australia’s tenacious little pitcher plant. The Gardens 80:5.
  • Entwisle, T.J. (2009) Maiden’s Palm rediscovered. The Gardens 81:5.
  • Martyn, A. (2008) Seeds take a journey to the Heavens. Wisenet Journal 79:9.
  • Martyn, A. (2008) The Balancing Act, Pearls of Wisdom from Busy Women. Wisenet Journal 79:15.
  • Michael, P. (2008). My early life with plants. A Good Weed. The Newsletter of the Weed Society of New South Wales (Winter): 11-12.
  • Murray, L. (2008) Intern program extends knowledge and skills. The Gardens 78:3.
  • Rossetto, M. (2009) The Bicentenary Plant Diversity Program: a new focus on botanical exploration. The Gardens 81: 6-7.
  • Summerell, B. (2008) Serendipitous journey in plant pathology. The Gardens 77: 22.