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Gordon McPherson, Ph.D.
Africa and Madagascar

office phone: + 1 (314) 577-9571
fax: + 1 (314) 577-0820

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

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1979
M.S., University of Alberta, 1972
B.S., University of Saskatchewan, 1969
Euphorbiaceae of Madagascar Flora of New Caledonia Flora of Gabon Flora of Panama Checklist of the Fortuna Watershed, Chiriqui, Panama Checklist of the Lope-Okanda Reserve, Gabon, Africa
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A New Species of Erisma (Vochysiaceae) from Panama. Novon 25:18-21. 2016. [with M.L. Kawasaki and S. Castillo]. A New species of Conceveiba (Euphorbiaceae) from Belize. Novon 24:369-372. 2016. [with B. Holst]. Novitates neocaledonicae IV: Three new species of Cryptocarya R.Br. (Lauraceae). Adansonia, ser. 3, 38:165-174. 2016. [with J. Munzinger]. Five New Species of Eugenia (Myrtaceae) from Panama. Novon 24:333-335. 2016. [with F. Barrie, C. Ramos, O. Ortiz, and I. Vergara-Perez]. Observations on Madagascan Amyrea Leandri and Tannodia Baill. (Euphorbiaceae). Candollea 70:141-144. 2015. A New Species of Aphelandra (Acanthaceae: Acantheae) from Panama with notes on some Colombian species. Brittonia 66:321-328. 2014. [with T. Daniel]. A New Species of Drypetes (Putranjivaceae or Euphorbiaceae s.l.) from Madagascar. Novon 23:62-64. 2014. Flower-visiting records of the native bees of New Caledonia. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 99:19-43. 2013. [with B. Donovan, J. Munzinger, and A. Pauly]. A New Madagascan Species of Hancea Seem. (Euphorbiaceae). Adansonia, ser. 3, 34:71-75. 2012. A New Species of Argomuellera (Euphorbiaceae) from Madagascar. Adansonia, ser. 3, 34:67-70. 2012. A New Species of Pantadenia (Euphorbiaceae) from Madagascar. Adansonia, ser. 3, 34:78-80. 2012. [with R. Rabevohitra]. Strychnos puberulenta (Loganiaceae), a new species from Panama. Novon 21:472-474. 2011. Notes on Tetrorchidium (Euphorbiaceae) in Panama. Novon 21:468-471. 2011. A Review of Madagascan Uapaca (Euphorbiaceae, s.l.). Adansonia, ser. 3, 33:221-231. 2011. Revision of Wielandia, including Blotia and Petalodiscus (Phyllanthaceae; Euphorbiaceae s.l.). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 94:519-553. 2007. [with P. Hoffmann]. Elaeocarpus tremulus Tirel & McPherson, nouvelle espèce d’Elaeocarpaceae de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Adansonia, ser. 3, 28:137-141. 2006. [with C. Tirel] Deforestation and plant diversity of Madagascar’s littoral forests. Conservation Biology 20:1799-1803. 2006 [with T. Consiglio et al.] Hooglandia, a newly discovered genus of Cunoniaceae from New Caledonia. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 91:260-265. 2004. [with P. Lowry] Transfer of Madagascan Glochidion to Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae s.l. or Phyllanthaceae). Novon 13:307-310. 2003. [with Petra Hoffmann] Euphorbiaceae, in The natural history of Madagascar, 2003, eds S. M. Goodman & J.P. University of Chicago Press. [with Petra Hoffmann] Melanophylla angustior (Melanophyllaceae), a new species from southeastern Madagascar. Adansonia, sér. 3, 24: 263-265. 2002. [with J. Rabenantoandro] Drypetes (Euphorbiaceae) in Madagascar and the Comoro Islands. Adansonia, sér. 3, 22:205-209. 2000. Blotia leandriana (Euphorbiaceae-Phyllanthoideae), a new species from eastern Madagascar. Novon 7: 249-251. 1997. A new species of Xerophyta (Velloziaceae) from Madagascar. Novon 7:387-394. 1997. [with H. van der Werff & R. Keating] A new species of Macaranga (Euphorbiaceae) from Madagascar. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Sect. B (Adansonia), 4 Ser., 18: 275-278. 1996. On Mallotus and Deuteromallotus (Euphorbiaceae) in Madagascar. Novon 5:287-289. 1995. List of plant species identified in the northern part of the Lope Reserve, Gabon. Tropics 3: 249-276. 1994. [with C.E.G. Tutin, L.J.T. White, E.A. Williamson, & M. Fernandez] Euphorbiaceae II. In: Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonia et Dependances, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. 1990. [with M. Schmid] Euphorbiaceae I. In: Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonia et Dependances, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. 1987. Scagea, a new genus of Euphorbiaceae from New Caledonia. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Sect. B (Adansonia), 4 Ser., 6: 461-464. 1985.