Karen L. Wilson

Karen L. Wilson
Honorary Research Associate, Systematic Botany Email: karen.wilson@rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au Phone: (02) 92318111
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Research Interests:

Systematic, phylogenetic and biogeographic studies on Cyperaceae, Casuarinaceae, Juncaceae and Polygonaceae. Other professional interests: botanical nomenclature; botanical history; biodiversity informatics projects, DAMS, scientific editing.

Current Projects:

  •  Carex (family Cyperaceae) – classification and phylogeny of a big global genus
  • Lepidosperma (family Cyperaceae): classification and phylogeny of a big Australasian sedge genus
  • Schoenus (Cyperaceae tribe Schoeneae): classification and phylogeny of a big sedge genus
  • Cyperaceae tribe Schoeneae: classification and phylogeny of a Gondwanan group of sedges
  • Muehlenbeckia (family Polygonaceae) – a Gondwanan group
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