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John Boggan

John Boggan

Museum Specialist, Botany

Phone: 202-633-0895
Fax: 202-786-2563
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Postal Address
(Mail and Packages):

Smithsonian Institution
PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012

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

     Master of Science, Systematic Botany (1991, Cornell University)

Areas of Specialty
     Information management, collections management, botanical nomenclature and typification, systematics of Gesneriaceae. I have served a number of different support roles within the department since 1991, including Biological Diversity of the Guianas (Funk), Gesneriaceae research (Skog), and Vitaceae research (Wen). My current duties include data management for the Type Specimen Register and collections management of the Type Specimen Herbarium.

Complete CV

Recent Publications - (All Publications)

Wen, Jun, Lu, Li-Min, Hsu, Tsai-Wen, Viet-Cuong Dang, Habib, Sadaf, Boggan, John K., Okada, Hiroshi, Chen, I-Ju and Chen, Zhi-Duan 2018. Pseudocayratia, a new genus of Vitaceae from China and Japan with two new species and three new combinations. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 56(4): 374-393. doi:10.1111/jse.12448

Wen, Jun, Lu, Li-Min, Nie, Ze-Long, Liu, Xiu-Qun, Zhang, Ning, Ickert-Bond, Stefanie, Gerrath, Jean, Manchester, Steven R., Boggan, John and Chen, Zhiduan 2018. A new phylogenetic tribal classification of the grape family (Vitaceae). Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 56(4): 262-272. doi:10.1111/jse.12427

Wen, Jun, Boggan, John and Nie, Ze-Long 2014. Synopsis of Nekemias Raf., a segregate genus from Ampelopsis Michx. (Vitaceae) disjunct between eastern/southeastern Asia and eastern North America, with ten new combinations. PhytoKeys, 42: 11-19. doi:10.3897/phytokeys.42.7704

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