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Laurence Skog

Emeritus Research Botanist
National Museum Institute of the History of Art, Conservation and Museology
United States of America


Dieter Wasshausen, Emeritus Research Botanist, Department of Botany, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History NMNH, United States. Ph. D., Botany, 1972, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. M. S., Botany, 1968, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut. B. A., Botany, 1965, University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota.

Research Interest

Taxonomy and floristics of Neotropical Gesneriaceae


  • Clark JL, Herendeen PS, Skog LE, Zimmer EA. Phylogenetic relationships and generic boundaries in the Episcieae (Gesneriaceae) inferred from nuclear, chloroplast, and morphological data. Taxon. 2006 May 1;55(2):313-36.

  • Skog LE. A study of the tribe Gesnerieae, with a revision of Gesneria (Gesneriaceae: Gesnerioideae). Smithsonian Contrib. Bot. 1976;29:1-82.

  • Zimmer EA, Roalson EH, Skog LE, Boggan JK, Idnurm A. Phylogenetic relationships in the Gesnerioideae (Gesneriaceae) based on nrDNA ITS and cpDNA trnL-F and trnE-T spacer region sequences. American journal of Botany. 2002 Feb 1;89(2):296-311.

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