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 Peter B. Phillipson
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The Madagascar Catalogue
Peter B. Phillipson
M.Sc. Associate Curator
Project Manager, Catalogue of Vascular Plants of Madagascar
Africa and Madagascar

Curator and Research Associate, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France
Research Associate, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

St. Louis address:
office phone: + 1 (314) 577-0249
fax: + 1 (314) 577-9596

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

Paris address:
Département Systématique et Evolution
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Case Postale 39
57 rue Cuvier
75231 Paris CEDEX 05
office phone: 33-1-40-79-33-71
cell phone: 33 (0)6 79 70 57 84
home phone: 33 (0)1 64 09 26 80
fax: 33-1-40-79-33-42

M.Sc., Reading University, United Kingdom, 1980
B.Sc. (Hons.), Reading University, United Kingdom, 1979
Flora of Africa and Madagascar Development of online taxonomic resources Systematics of Lobeliaceae and Cyphiaceae Systematics of Lamiaceae Plant ecology and conservation.
Available upon request
Phillipson, P. B., Lowry, II P. P., Andriamahefarivo, L., Antilahimena, P. & Birkinshaw, C. 2010. Floristic inventory of the Ambatovy-Analamay mine site and comparison to other sites in Madagascar. In Biodiversity, exploration, and conservation of the natural habitats associated with the Ambatovy project, eds. S. M. Goodman & V. Mass. Malagasy Nature, 3: 44-76. Buerki, S., Lowry II, P.P., Phillipson P.B., & M.W. Callmander. 2010, Gereaua, a new endemic genus of Sapindaceae from Madagascar, Syst. Bot. 35(1): 172-180. Callmander, M. W., J. Razafitsalama, C. Rakotovao, P. B. Phillipson, S. Buerki, C. Hong-Wa, N. Rakotoarivelo, S. Andriambololonera, M. M. Koopman, D. M. Johnson, T. Deroin, A. Ravoahangy, S. Solo, J.-N. Labat & P. P. Lowry. 2009. New species from the Galoka and Kalabenono massifs: two unknown and severely threatened mountainous areas in NW Madagascar. Candollea. 64(2): 179-202. Buerki S., Callmander M. W., Lowry II P. P. & Phillipson P. B. 2009. A synoptic revision of the genus Lepisanthes Blume(Sapindaceae) in Madagascar. Adansonia, sér. 3, 31 (2): (301-309). Sarah Fee, Noël J. Gueunier, Gabriel Lefèvre, Peter B. Phillipson, Narivelo Rajaonarimanana (Eds.). 2009. Plantes et Sociétés. Etudes Ocean Indien N° 42-43. Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales. Paris, France. pp 416. Phillipson, P. B. 2009. Tetradenia in H.S. Beentje and S.A. Ghazanfar eds.) Flora of Tropical East Africa. Lamiaceae. Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. pp 355-362. Paton, A.J., G. Bramley, O. Ryding, R.M. Polhill, Y.B. Harvey, M. Iwarsson, F. Willis, P. B. Phillipson, K. Balkwill, C.W. Lukhoba, D.F. Otieno & R.M. Harley, 2009. in H.S. Beentje and S.A. Ghazanfar (eds.) Flora of Tropical East Africa. Lamiaceae. Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. M. W. Callmander, P. B. Phillipson & S. Buerki 2008. Révision du genre Bathiorhamnus Capuron (Rhamnaceae) endémique de Madagascar. Adansonia, sér. 3, 30 (1): 151-170. P. B. Phillipson, C. F. Steyn, 2008, Tetradenia (Lamiaceae) in Africa: new species and new combinations. Adansonia, sér. 3, 30 (1): 177-196. P. Ranirison & P.B. Phillipson 2007. Plectranthus papilionaceus Ranirison & Phillipson (Lamiaceae), une nouvelle espèce de Madagascar. Candollea 62(2): 157-164. T. F. Daniel, B. A.V. Mbola, F. Almeda, P. B. Phillipson. 2007. Anisotes (Acanthaceae) in Madagascar. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series. 58 (8): 121-131. .B. Knox, A.M. Muasya & P.B. Phillipson. 2006. The Lobeliaceae originated in southern Africa pp. 215-227; in: S.A. Ghazanfar & H.J. Beentje (eds) 2006. Taxonomy and Ecology of African Plants, their Conservation and Sustainable Use. Proceedings of the 17th AETFAT Congress, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. Pp 798. Phillipson, P.B., G.E. Schatz, P.P. Lowry II & J.-N. Labat 2006. A catalogue of the vascular plants of Madagascar pp. 613-627; in: S.A. Ghazanfar & H.J. Beentje (eds) 2006. Taxonomy and Ecology of African Plants, their Conservation and Sustainable Use. Proceedings of the 17th AETFAT Congress, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. Pp 798. Phillipson, P.B. & E.R. Knox. 2003. Lobeliaceae in Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds). Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. Pp 604-61. Phillipson, P.B. 2000. Campanulaceae: Lobelioideae. In Goldblatt, P. and J. Manning, Cape Plants A Conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa and Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A. Johnson, C.F., R.M. Cowling, and P.B. Phillipson 1999. The flora of Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa: are threatened species vulnerable to Elephant damage? Biodiversity and Conservation 8: 1447-1456. Dold, A.P. & P.B. Phillipson 1998. A revision of Lachenalia (Hyacinthaceae) in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Bothalia 28,2: 141-149. Hedge, I., R.A. Clement, A.J. Paton & P.B. Phillipson 1998. Lamiacées. In Flore de Madagascar et des Comores. Lowry, P.P., G.E. Schatz and P.B. Phillipson 1997. The classification of natural and anthropogenic vegetation in Madagascar. In S. M. Goodman and B. D. Patterson (eds.), Natural Change and Human Impact in Madagascar, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London. Phillipson, P.B. 1997. The Didiereaceae Revisited. Aloe, 34: 1-4. Phillipson, P.B. 1996. Endemism and non-endemism in the flora of south-west Madagascar. Pp. 125-136 in W.R. Lourenço (ed.), Biogéographie de Madagascar, Editions de l’ORSTOM, Paris. Du Puy, D., P.B. Phillipson & R. Rabevohitra 1995. A revision of the genus Delonix in Madagascar. Kew Bulletin 50: 445-475. Phillipson, P.B. 1995. L’estrany món de les didieràcles In: J. Oliva(ed) Biosfera, Vol. 4. Barcelona, Spain. p. 110-113. Phillipson, P.B. 1994. Madagascar In S.D. Davis, V.H. Heywood and A.C. Hamilton. Centres of Plant Diversity: a guide and strategy for their conservation. Volume 1: Europe, Africa, South West Asia and the Middle East. IUCN Publications Unit, Cambridge, U.K. Phillipson, P.B. 1989. Taxonomy of Monopsis (Lobeliaceae): M. scabra and M. unidentata. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 99: 255-272. Phillipson, P.B. and S. Russell 1988. Phytogeography of the Alexandria Forest (southeastern Cape Province). Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden, 25: 661-670. Phillipson, P.B. 1987. Checklist of Vascular Plants of the Amatole Mountains, eastern Cape Province/Ciskei. Bothalia 17: 237-256. Phillipson, P.B. 1986b. Taxonomy of Monopsis (Lobeliaceae): M. simplex, M. debilis and a new species. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 93: 329-341. Phillipson, P.B. 1986a. Lectotypification of Monopsis Salisb. (Lobeliaceae). Taxon 35: 361-363. Thulin, M., P.B. Phillipson and D.O. Wijnands 1986. Typification of Lobelia erinus L. and Lobelia erinoides L. Taxon 35: 725-729.