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Christiane  Anderson

- Research Scientist
- Herbarium Librarian

Academic Background

University of Michigan, Ph.D.
University of Michigan, M.S.
Michigan State University, B.S.

Fields of study

Malpighiaceae (Galphimia, Hiraea, Peixotoa, Pterandra, Stigmaphyllon, Thryallis)


My research is focused on monographs of genera of Malpighiaceae (Galphimia, Hiraea, Peixotoa, Pterandra, Stigmaphyllon, Thryallis).

Select publications

Anderson, C. 2014. Hiraea cuneata, H. macrophylla, and four new species confused with them: H. hatschbachii, H. occhionii, H. reitzii, and H. restingae (Malpighiaceae).  Edinburgh Journal of Botany 71: 36–378. [PDF]

Anderson, C. 2013. Six new species of Hiraea (Malpighiaceae) from South America: H. andersonii, H. brevistipulata, H. holmgreniorum, H. kariniana, H. singularis, and H. woytkowskii. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 108: 205–221 [PDF]

Anderson, C. 2013. Resolution of the Hiraea cephalotes complex (Malpighiaceae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany 70: 413–432. [PDF]

Anderson, C. 2011. Revision of Ryssopterys and transfer to Stigmaphyllon (Malpighiaceae). Blumea 56: 73–104. [PDF]

Anderson, C. 2009. Stigmaphyllon lanceolatum (Malpighiaceae), a new species from Espírito Santo, Brazil. Harvard Pap. Bot. 14: 193–196. [PDF]

Anderson, C. 2007. Revision of Galphimia (Malpighiaceae). Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 25: 1–82. [PDF] 

Anderson, C. 2005. Galphimia (Malpighiaceae) in South America. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 24: 1–12. [PDF]

Anderson, C. 2005. Two new species of Galphimia (Malpighiaceae), and a key to the Mexican species with deciduous petals. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 24: 13–19. [PDF] 

Anderson, C. 2005. Pterandra viridiflora (Malpighiaceae), a new species from Brazil. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 24: 21–23. [PDF]

Beaman, J. H., and C. Anderson. 2004. The plants of Mount Kinabalu. 5: Dicotyledon families Magnoliaceae to Winteraceae. 609 pp, 40 color plates. Kota Kinabalu: Natural History Publications (Borneo); Kew: Royal Botanic Gardens. [Link]

Anderson, C. 2003. Resolution of the Galphimia langlassei complex (Malpighiaceae) from the Pacific Slope of Mexico. Systematic Botany 28(4): 714–722. [PDF]

Anderson, C. 2001. The identities of two water-dispersed species of Heteropterys (Malpighiaceae): H. leonaand H. platyptera. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 23: 35–47. [PDF]

Anderson, C. 2001. Peixotoa floribunda (Malpighiaceae), a new species from Paraguay. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 23: 49-52. [PDF]

Anderson, C. 2001. Novelties in Mascagnia (Malpighiaceae). Brittonia 53: 405–415. [PDF]

Beaman, J. H., C. Anderson, and R. S. Beaman. 2001. The plants of Mount Kinabalu. 4: Dicotyledon families Acanthaceae to Lythraceae. 570 pp, 45 color plates. Kota Kinabalu: Natural History Publications (Borneo); Kew: Royal Botanic Gardens. [Link]

Anderson, C. 2000. Stigmaphyllon hispidum (Malpighiaceae), a new species from Bahia, Brazil. Novon 10(2): 107–109. [PDF]

Beaman, J. H., R. S. Beaman, and C. Anderson. 1998. Botanical inventory of Mount Kinabalu: a progress report. In Plant Diversity in Malesia III, ed. J. Dransfield, M. E. J. Coode, and D. A. Simpson, 41-50. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Link]

Beaman, J. H., and C. Anderson. 1997. The summit flora of Mt. Murud, Sarawak, Malaysia. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 21: 85-141. [Link]

Anderson, C. 1997. Revision of Pterandra (Malpighiaceae). Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 21: 1-27. [PDF]

Anderson, C. 1997. Monograph of Stigmaphyllon (Malpighiaceae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 51: 1-313.  [Link]

Anderson, C. 1995. Revision of Thryallis (Malpighiaceae). Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 20: 3-14. [PDF]

Anderson, C. 1993. The identities of the sericeous-leaved species of Stigmaphyllon (Malpighiaceae) in the Amazon region. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 19: 393-413. [PDF]

Anderson, C. 1982. A monograph of the genus Peixotoa (Malpighiaceae). Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 15: 1-92.[PDF]