Pell, Susan Katherine

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General Information

Date of birth: 1972


Dr Susan K. Pell is a Molecular Plant Systematist/ Laboratory Manager at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Her principal research interests lie in the molecular systematics, nomenclature and taxonomy of the cashew family, Anacardiaceae.

Current Projects

  1. New segregate genera from Astronium, Protorhus, and Rhus (Anacardiaceae)
  2. Systematics of Madagascan Anacardiaceae
  3. Molecular systematics of Anacardiaceae (worldwide)
  4. Taxonomy of Anacardiaceae of North America
  5. Taxonomy and floristics of Anacardiaceae of Papua New Guinea and Indonesia

Selected Publications

Pell, S.K., Mitchell, J.D., Lobova, T. & Miller, A.J. (in press). Anacardiaceae. In K. Kubitzki (Ed.), The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants. New York: Springer.

Mitchell, J.D., Daly, D.C., Pell, S.K. & Randrianasolo, A. (2006). Poupartiopsis gen. nov. and its context in Anacardiaceae classification. Systematic Botany, 31(2), 337-348.

Pennington, R.T., Lavin, M., Prado, D.E., Pendry, C.A. & Pell, S.K. (2005). Climate change and speciation. In Y. Malhi & O.L. Phillips (Eds.), Tropical forests and global atmospheric change. New York: Oxford University Press.

Pell, S.K. (2004). Molecular systematics of the cashew family (Anacardiaceae). Doctoral dissertation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.

Pennington, R.T., Lavin, M., Prado, D.E., Pendry, C.A., Pell S.K. & Butterworth, C.A. (2004). Historical climate change and speciation: Neotropical seasonally dry forest plants show patterns of both Tertiary and Quaternary diversification. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Ser. B. 359 (1443), 515-538.

Acevedo-Rosas, R., Cameron, K., Sosa, V. & Pell, S.K. (2004). A molecular phylogenetic study of Graptopetalum (Crassulaceae) based on ETS, ITS, rpl16 and trnL-F nucleotide sequences. American Journal of Botany 91, 1099-1104.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Botswana: Person details: Pell, S., retrieved 25 March 2018

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