Solanaceae Source

A global taxonomic resource for the nightshade family

Maria Vorontsova

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Natural History Museum
United Kingdom
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Solanum of Africa and Madagascar. Compiling species descriptions, reviewing species concepts, typification, writing discussions to accompany the species descriptions. Molecular phylogenetic research on the Solanum of Madagascar.


(BA Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge, 2000). Maria has completed her PhD thesis on the systematics and evolution of tribe Poranthereae, Phyllanthaceae, Euphorbiaceae sensu lato at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. She has a special interest in tropical botany, botanical nomenclature and bibliographic work.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith