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Rosa del C. Ortiz, Ph.D.Rosa del C. Ortiz, Ph.D.
Assistant Curator
Colombia Program Coordinator
Latin America
Science & Conservation Division

office phone: + 1 (314) 577-5171
fax: + 1 (314) 577-0820

Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Ph.D., Botany, University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA. 2010
M.Sc., Botany, University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA. 2000
B.S., Biology, Universidad Nacional de la Amazonía Peruana, PERU. 1986
Systematics of Menispermaceae (the moonseed family), including phylogeny, biogeography, floristics, and taxonomy. Application of barcoding in the identification of species with ethnobotanical uses in the Menispermaceae. Neotropical floristics. Colombia:
Available upon request
Selected Publications Lian Lian, Huan-Wen Peng, Rosa Del C. Ortiz, Florian Jabbour, Tian-Gang Gao, Andrey S. Erst, Zhi-Duan Chen, Wei Wang. 2023. Phylogeny and biogeography of Tiliacoreae (Menispermaceae), a tribe restricted to tropical rainforest. Ann Bot. 2023 Jan 31:mcad023. Ortiz, R. del C. 2022. Menispermaceae. In: Acevedo P. (ed.) Guide to the genera of lianas and climbing plants in the Neotropics. Xiao-Qian Li, Xiao-Guo Xiang, Florian Jabbour, Oskar Hagen, Rosa del C. Ortiz, Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis, and Wei Wang. 2022. Biotic colonization of subtropical East Asian caves through time. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. Vol. 119 No. 34 e2207199119. Alzate Guarin, F.A., D. Cano & R. del C. Ortiz. 2022. Estado de Conservación de las especies de plantas Angiospermas de los Páramos de Antioquia. Acta Biológica Colombiana 27 (2): 177-185. Ortiz. R. del C. 2018. Taxonomic revision of Curarea (Menispermaceae) Barneby & Krukoff. PhytoKeys. 100: 9–89. Ortiz, R. del C., W. Wang, F.M.B. Jacques & Z-D. Chen. 2016. Phylogeny and a revised tribal classification of Menispermaceae (moonseed family) based on molecular and morphological data. Taxon 65(6): 1288–1312. Ortiz, R. del C. 2016. Menispermaceae. Pp.1671-1677. En: Bernal, R., S.R. Gradstein & M. Celis (eds.). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. ISBN: 978-958-775-723-1. Ortiz, R. del C. 2014. Menispermaceae. Pp. 851-854. En: Jørgensen, P.M., S.G. Beck & M. Nee (eds.). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Bolivia. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Garden 127. Vol. 1. Ortiz, R. del C. 2012. Seed diversity in Menispermaceae: Developmental anatomy and insights into the origin of the condyle. Int. J. Pl. Sci. 143: 344–364.
Name in bibliographic citations: Rosa Ortiz, R. Ortiz, R. Ortíz S., R. Ortiz-Gentry, Rosa Ortiz-Gentry, R.D.C. Ortiz, R. del C. Ortiz, Rosa del C. Ortiz

See also: Géneros comunes de Menispermaceae.