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ASBS Newsletter

Number 173, December 2017

Contents

  • ASBS Inc. business
  •      In this issue. . . . .1
  •           The new ASBS Council. . . . .1
  •           New Year actions for members. . . . .1
  •           Notice: 2018 Membership Fees. . . . .1
  •      Australasian Systematic Botany Society Inc.: Minutes of Annual General Meeting 2017. . . . . 2
  •           Appendix 1. ASBS Presidentís report. . . . .4
  •           Appendix 2. ASBS Treasurerís report, 2016/17. . . . .6
  •                Financial report. . . . .11
  •             Notice: Hansjörg Eichler Research Grants. . . . .15
  •           Appendix 3. ASBS Newsletter report. . . . .16
  •           Appendix 4. ASBS Web Pages report. . . . .16
  •           Appendix 5. ASBS Facebook Group report. . . . .17
  •           Appendix 6. ASBS Research Committee report. . . . .17
  • Conference reports
  •      Systematics 2017: Integrating Systematics for Conservation and Ecology —
  •          ASBS/SASB Conference, University of Adelaide, November 26–29 2017. . . . .19
  • Eichler Research Fund reports
  •      Molecular systematics of the New Caledonian Cryptocaryeae (Lauraceae). . . . .23
  •      Morphology of syntypes of the Australian resurrection grass,
  •         Tripogon loliiformis (Poaceae: Chloridoideae). . . . .25
  • Points of view
  •      Virtual attendance at Nomenclatural session of IBC?. . . . .28
  •      100 articles every ecologist should read. . . . .28
  •      Washington Post debate. . . . .29
  •      A world without glyphosate. . . . .29
  • ABRS report. . . . .30
  •           Notice: Decadal Plan for Taxonomy and Biosystematics:
  •              Call for comment on Exposure Draft by January 31st. . . . .30
  • Obituary
  •      Joan Margaret Taylor, 1929–2017. . . . .31
  • Deaths
  •      Jan-Frits (JeF) Veldkamp (1941–2017). . . . .33
  •      W.R. (Bill) Sykes (1927–2018). . . . .34
  • News
  •      Happy birthday to Paul Wilson. . . . .34
  •      Salt and vinegar Triodia. . . . .34
  •      A botanical trifecta and more. . . . .34
  •      Australian species causing havoc in a global biodiversity hotspot. . . . .35
  •      Across the Ditch — from the Allan Herbarium Facebook page. . . . .36
  •           Found in the wild for the first time. . . . .36
  •           A key for Cotoneaster. . . . .36
  •           Wanaka snot the same as Seattle slime?. . . . .36
  •      QuestaGame, a conservation application helping to discover new species. . . . .36
  •      Vascular plants of the Americas. . . . .37
  •      A portable DNA barcoding lab for rapid identification launched. . . . .37
  • Web pages of interest
  •      Botany One: news and views on plant biology and ecology. . . . .37
  •      Communicating science. . . . .38
  • Items of interest
  •      World scientistsí warning to humanity: a second notice. . . . .38
  •      Citing Chinese and Iranian authors. . . . .39
  •      Further on multiple authors. . . . .39
  •      And more on the cost of access to academic journals. . . . .39
  • Book reviews
  •      Awakening interest in Tasmaniaís rich algal flora. . . . .40
  •      Further insights into the life and art of Ferdinand Bauer. . . . .42
  • New publications
  •      Books. . . . .44
  •      Downloadables. . . . .45
  •      Conference proceedings. . . . .46
  • Identification slips
  •      Roman technology ahead of its time?. . . . .46
  • Chapter conveners. . . . .47
  • Contacting major Australasian herbaria and systematics institutions. . . . .47
  • About the Society and becoming a member. . . . .48
  • ASBS publications. . . . .48
  • About the Newsletter: contributions, advertisements and the Editors. . . . .49

 

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