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Dieter Wasshausen

Dieter Wasshausen

Emeritus Research Botanist

Phone: 202-633-0944
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

     BS (1962), MS (1965), PhD (1972), The George Washington University

Research Interests
     Systematics of the Neotropical Acanthaceae, including treatments of the family for the Flora of Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia. `Palynology and reproductive biology of tropical Acanthaceae. `Floristic studies in the family Begoniaceae, preparation of diagnostic keys and descriptions for species in Guianas, Brazil and Peru.

Recent Publications - (All Publications)

Cornejo, Xavier, Wasshausen, Dieter and Bonifaz, Carmen 2017. Dicliptera francodavilae (Acanthaceae): A New Species from the Coastal Dry Forests of the Province of Guayas, Ecuador. Harvard Papers in Botany, 22(2): 121-123. doi:10.3100/hpib.v22iss2.2017.n4

Wasshausen, Dieter C. 2015. New Species of Acanthaceae from Ecuador. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 9(1): 81-88.

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