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Shirley A. Graham, Ph.D. Shirley A. Graham, Ph.D.
Curator, Lythraceae

office phone: + 1 (314) 577-9473 ext. 6206
fax: + 1 (314) 577-0820

Missouri Botanical Garden
P.O. Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166-0299

Post-Doctoral, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 1964
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 1963
M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 1959
B.S., Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 1957
Systematics, taxonomy, and floristics of the Lythraceae Forensic botany
For Dr. Graham's complete CV with list of publications (1964-2013), click here (Adobe Acrobat Reader required).
Research Emphases Systematics, phylogeny, and biogeography of the Lythraceae including clarification of generic limits, taxonomic revisions Systematics, and phylogeny, preparation of a monograph of the New World genus Cuphea Floristics of the Lythraceae, especially Latin America
Selected Publications Graham, S. A., M. Diasgranados, and J. C. Barber. 2011. Relationships among the confounding African genera Ammannia, Hionanthera, Nesaea, and Rotala. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 1-19. Graham, S. and T. B. Cavalcanti. 2010. Lythraceae. In: Milliken, W., B. Klitgaard, A. Baracat, and N. Hind (eds.). Neotropikey- Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics (accessed June 22nd, 2010). Barber, J. C., A. Ghebretinsae, and S. A. Graham. 2010. An expanded phylogeny of Cuphea (Lythraceae) and a North American monophyly. Plant Systematics and Evolution 289: 35-44. Graham, S. A. 2010. Revision of the Caribbean genus Ginoria (Lythraceae) including Haitia from Hispaniola. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 97: 34-90. Graham, S. A. 2009. Alzateaceae, Lythraceae, and Punicaceae. In: G. Davidse & M. Sousa S., S. Knapp, F. Chiang., eds. Flora Mesoamericana 4(1) 49-66. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Echevarria, R. & S. A. Graham. 2008. Lythraceae. In: W. Greuter, Ed., Flora de la República de Cuba. 14: 3-52.