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Laurence Skog

Laurence Skog

Emeritus Research Botanist

Phone: 202-633-0913
Fax: 202-786-2563
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Smithsonian Institution
PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012

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National Museum of Natural History
West Loading Dock
10th and Constitution Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20560-0166

     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 Interests
     Taxonomy and floristics of Neotropical Gesneriaceae

Recent Publications - (All Publications)

Barrie, Fred R., Skog, Laurence E. and Clark, John L. 2018. A new species of Alsobia from Belize, with a synopsis of the genus. Novon, 26(1): 1-8. doi:10.3417/2017043

Clavijo, Laura, Skog, Laurence E. and Clark, John L. 2016. Gesneriaceae. In: Bernal, Rodrigo, Gradstein, S. R. and Celis, M., Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia-Catalogue of the plants and lichens of Colombia
v.1 Capítulos introductorios - líquenes a Lythraceae.
Bogotá, Colombia: Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, pp.1356-1388.

Amaya-Márquez, Marisol, Skog, Laurence E. and Kvist, Lars Peter 2015. Two new species and two new varieties of Columnea (Gesneriaceae). Caldasia, 37(2): 233-250. doi:10.15446/caldasia.v37n2.53616

Skog, Laurence E. 2015. Coriariaceae. In: Davidse, G., Sousa, S. M., Knapp, S., Chiang, F., Ulloa Ulloa, C. and Barrie, F. R., Saururaceae a Zygophyllaceae. St. Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden Press,(Flora Mesoamericana v.2, pt.3) pp.178-178.

Skog, Laurence E. and Clark, John Littner 2015. Novae Gesneriaceae Neotropicarum XIX: A third, new species of the elusive Anetanthus found in Guyana. Phytotaxa, 218(2): 177-183. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.218.2.8

Martínez-Meléndez, Nayely, Martínez-Camilo, Ruben, Pérez-Farrera, Miguel, Skog, Laurence and Barrie, Fred 2014. Una especie nueva de Alsobia (Gesneriaceae) de Chiapas, Mexico. Revista Mexicana De Biodiversidad, 85: 343-348. doi:10.7550/rmb.32633

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