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ASBS Newsletter

Number 170, March 2017

Contents

  • From the President
  •      Decadal Plan for Systematics and Taxonomy. . . . . 1
  •      New ASBS postdoctoral grants: Marlies Eichler Postdoctoral Fellowship. . . . . 1
  •      Systematics 2017: Joint ASBS-SASB conference Adelaide, 2629 Nov 2017. . . . . 1
  •      Call for nominations for Burbidge Medal. . . . . 1
  • Issue of concern
  •      Specimen destruction update for our members. . . . . 2
  • ASBS Inc. business
  •      ASBS postdoctoral grants: Marlies Eichler Postdoctoral Fellowship. . . . . 2
  •           Notice. Marlies Eichler Postdoctoral Fellowship. . . . . 3
  • Eichler Research Fund report
  •      Three novel species of red algal parasites in New Zealand. . . . . 4
  • Articles
  •      Indirect descendants of Robert Brown: introducing a note from a descendant. . . . . 7
  •      Robert Brown. . . . . 8
  •      Kennedia speciosa A.Cunn., uncertain no more. . . . . 11
  • News
  •      The global March for Science. . . . . 14
  •      Meeting to plan the future of plant systematics. . . . . 15
  •      Changes at National Herbarium of NSW, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust. . . . . 15
  •      Patrick Brownsey receives NZ Journal of Botany researcher award. . . . . 16
  •      Bruce Maslin AM retires. . . . . 16
  •      State of the Environment Report 2016. . . . . 16
  •      Key to propagules of selected weedy Asteraceae. . . . . 17
  •      19th Century algal album. . . . . 17
  •      Critically endangered Hibbertia fumana battling a new transport hub. . . . . 17
  •      Better news regarding Trove. . . . . 18
  •      Wollemi pine also in the news. . . . . 18
  •      Removing ticks freeze, don't squeeze. . . . . 18
  •      South Australian artist inspired by 1861 Wildflowers of South Australia. . . . . 18
  •      Australasian botanic gardens open day. . . . . 18
  • Web sites of interest
  •      Colonial Plants Database. . . . . 19
  •      Plants invading South Africa. . . . . 19
  •      Herbarium World: exploring herbaria and their importance. . . . . 19
  • Papers of interest
  •      New fern classification. . . . . 20
  •      Rethinking the teaching of the Tree of Life. . . . . 20
  •      Pollinators driving changes in plants. . . . . 20
  •      Biogeographical disjunctions across the "Top End". . . . . 20
  •      Using the AVH to evaluate IBRA bioregions. . . . . 20
  •      Celebrating Zealandia, a brand new continent. . . . . 21
  •           Postscript: a 19th Century reference to a sunken continent centred on New Zealand. . . . . 21
  • ABRS report. . . . . 21
  • Point of view
  •      Copyright and the use of images and biodiversity data. . . . . 22
  • Editorial matters
  •      Apology. . . . . 22
  •      Access to ASBS Facebook. . . . . 22
  • Personalia
  •      Maggie Nightingale retires. . . . . 23
  • Book reviews
  •      Eponyms: plants named after people. . . . . 25
  • Book notices. . . . . 26
  • Coming conferences
  •      Systematics 2017: Integrating Systematics for Conservation and Ecology. . . . . 29
  •      International Botanical Congress. . . . . 29
  •           Institutional votes for 19th IBC. . . . . .29
  •      A Collections Meeting With a Difference. Genomics, Collections, Adaptation and Phylogeny. . . . . 30
  •           Notice. 2017 Membership Fees. . . . . 30
  • Chapter conveners. . . . . 31
  • Contacting major Australasian herbaria and systematics institutions. . . . . 31
  • About the Society and becoming a member. . . . . 32
  • ASBS publications. . . . . 32
  • About the Newsletter: contributions, advertisements and the Editors. . . . . 33

 

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