Contributors

Susan K. Pell, Ph.D., Science and Public Programs Manager, U.S. Botanic Garden and President, Torrey Botanical Society
Dr. Pell is the creator of the website and took most of the Anacardiaceae photographs. She coded the interactive key to Anacardiaceae genera and along with John D. Mitchell, co-wrote the cashew family and generic descriptions.

 

John D. Mitchell, Research Fellow, Institute of Systematic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden
Mr. Mitchell co-wrote the Anacardiaceae family and generic descriptions and provided some of the pictures shown on the website.

 

 


Douglas D. Daly, Ph.D., B. A. Krukoff Curator of Amazonian Botany and Director, Institute of Systematic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden
Dr. Daly co-wrote the Burseraceae family and generic descriptions and contributed most of the Burseraceae images.

 

Paul V. A. Fine, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Integrative Biology, University of California at Berkeley
Dr. Fine contributed phylogenetic information about Burseraceae and some of the pictures shown on the website.

 

 

Andrea Weeks, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Environmental Science and Policy, and Director, Ted R. Bradley Herbarium, George Mason University
Dr. Weeks contributed phylogenetic information about Burseraceae and some of the pictures shown on the website.

 

 

Maria Cristina Martinez-Habibe, M.Sc., Ph.D., Faculty Member, Universidad Militar Nueva Granada and the Universidad El Bosque, Bogotá, Colombia
Dr. Martinez-Habibe co-wrote the Burseraceae family and generic descriptions.

 

 

 

Brian Moore, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Evolution and Ecology, UC Davis
Dr. Moore conducted data analysis for the collaborative NSF sponsored project for which this website was developed.

 

Hannah_SingerHannah Singer, medical student, Columbia University
Ms. Singer assisted with creating, formatting and coding the interactive keys to Anacardiaceae and Burseraceae genera and this website, and uploaded most of the images herein. She did this work while serving as an NSF intern in the Science Department at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

 

 

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David Nial, former Volunteer, Science Department, Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Mr. Nial provided technical assistance with website creation and formatting and assisted with coding the interactive keys to Anacardiaceae and Burseraceae genera.

 

 

Francine Camacho, former high school and undergraduate NSF intern, Science Department, Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Ms. Camacho assisted with interactive key creation and data gathering. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. at Princeton University.

Multiple Institutions have provide access to living and/or herbarium collections that have greatly benefited our efforts to better understand the evolution of Anacardiaceae and Burseraceae. This is only a partial list: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Herbarium, Field Museum herbarium, Jepson Herbarium, Harvard University Herbaria, Missouri Botanical Garden herbarium, Morton Arboretum Herbarium, National Herbarium of the Netherlands, National Tropical Botanical Garden, The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium, University of Texas at Austin Herbarium, US National Herbarium.

 

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Award No. DEB-0919485  

Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF)