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Macroécologie et Systématique pour la Conservation (SysteMC)


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M.Sc. Associate Curator

Project Manager, Catalogue of Vascular Plants of Madagascar

Africa and Madagascar

Curator and Research Associate, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France

Research Associate, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

St. Louis address:

office phone: + 1 (314) 577-0249

fax: + 1 (314) 577-9596

email: peter.phillipson@mobot.org

Missouri Botanical Garden

P.O. Box 299

St. Louis, MO 63166-0299


Paris address:

Département Systématique et Evolution

Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Case Postale 39

57 rue Cuvier

75231 Paris CEDEX 05


office phone: 33-1-40-79-33-71

cell phone: 33 (0)6 79 70 57 84

home phone: 33 (0)1 64 09 26 80

fax: 33-1-40-79-33-42

email: pbp@mnhn.fr


M.Sc., Reading University, United Kingdom, 1980

B.Sc. (Hons.), Reading University, United Kingdom, 1979


  • Flora of Africa and Madagascar
  • Development of online taxonomic resources
  • Systematics of Lobeliaceae and Cyphiaceae
  • Systematics of Lamiaceae
  • Plant ecology and conservation.


  • Crameri Simon, Phillipson Peter B., Rakotonirina Nivohenintsoa, Wilding Nicholas, Andriamiarisoa Roger Lala, Lowry II Porter P. & Widmer Alex, 2022Taxonomic studies on malagasy dalbergia (fabaceae). III. Two new species from southeastern madagascar and an emended description of the rosewood species dalbergia maritima. SYSTEMATIC BOTANY vol. 47, n° 2, p. 397-416 tex.eissn: 1548-2324 tex.orcid-numbers: Widmer, Alex/0000-0001-8253-5137 Crameri, Simon/0000-0002-5516-1018 tex.researcherid-numbers: Widmer, Alex/B-6841-2009 Crameri, Simon/ABF-3267-2021 tex.unique-id: WOS:000815785300005
  • Ralimanana Helene, Perrigo Allison L., Smith Rhian J., Borrell James S., Faurby Soren, Rajaonah Mamy Tiana, Randriamboavonjy Tianjanahary, Vorontsova Maria S., Cooke Robert S. C., Phelps Leanne N., Sayol Ferran, Andela Niels, Andermann Tobias, Andriamanohera Andotiana M., Andriambololonera Sylvie et al., 2022Madagascar’s extraordinary biodiversity: Threats and opportunities. Science (New York, N.Y.) vol. 378, n° 6623, 963+ Number: eadf1466 tex.eissn: 1095-9203 tex.orcid-numbers: Baker, William J/0000-0001-6727-1831 Andermann, Tobias/0000-0002-0932-1623 de Lima Ferreira, Paola/0000-0002-6957-4243 Antonelli, Alexandre/0000-0003-1842-9297 Guedes, Thaís B./0000-0003-3318-7193 M
  • Antonelli Alexandre, Smith Rhian J., Perrigo Allison L., Crottini Angelica, Hackel Jan, Testo Weston, Farooq Harith, Jimenez Maria F. Torres, Andela Niels, Andermann Tobias, Andriamanohera Andotiana M., Andriambololonera Sylvie, Bachman Steven P., Bacon Christine D., Baker William J. et al., 2022Madagascar’s extraordinary biodiversity: Evolution, distribution, and use. Science (New York, N.Y.) vol. 378, n° 6623, 962+ Number: eabf0869 tex.eissn: 1095-9203 tex.orcid-numbers: Crottini, Angelica/0000-0002-8505-3050 Guedes, Thaís B./0000-0003-3318-7193 Edler, Daniel/0000-0001-5420-0591 Zizka, Alexander/0000-0002-1680-9192 de Lima Ferreira, Paola/0000-0002-6957-4243 Canales
  • Teisher Jordan K., Vorontsova Maria S., Rabarimanarivo Marina, Porembski Stefan & Phillipson Peter B., 2022A taxonomic revision of styppeiochloa (arundinoideae: poaceae) in madagascar. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden vol. 107, n° 1, p. 432-446 tex.eissn: 2162-4372 tex.researcherid-numbers: Vorontsova, Maria/AAB-5109-2020 tex.unique-id: WOS:000892667100013
  • Wilding Nicholas, Phillipson Peter B., Crameri Simon, Andriambololonera Sylvie, Andriamiarisoa Roger L., Andrianarivelo Sandratra A. F., Bernard Roger, Rakotonirina Nivo, Rakotovao Charles, Randrianaivo Richard I., Razakamalala Richard & Lowry Porter P., 2021Taxonomic studies on Malagasy Dalbergia (Fabaceae). I. Two new species from northern Madagascar, and an emended description for D. manongarivensis. Candollea vol. 76, n° 2, p. 237-349
  • Schatz George E., Lowry II Porter P. & Phillipson Peter B., 2020Taxonomic studies of Diospyros (Ebenaceae) from the Malagasy region. V. Synoptic revision of the Bernieriana group in Madagascar and the Comoro Islands. Candollea vol. 75, n° 2, p. 203-218
  • Raven Peter H., Gereau Roy E., Phillipson Peter B., Chatelain Cyrille, Jenkins Clinton N. & Ulloa Ulloa Carmen, 2020The distribution of biodiversity richness in the tropics. Science Advances vol. 6, n° 37, eabc6228
  • Welzen Peter C., Arias Guerrero Susana, Arifiani Deby, Bangun Tjut J.F., Bouman Roderick W., Eurlings Marcel C.M., Gushilman Iska, Phillipson Peter B., Tabak Iris, Winkel Esmée & Wurdack Kenneth J., 2020Weda, a new genus with two new species of EuphorbiaceaeCrotonoideae from Halmahera (North Maluku, Indonesia) and phylogenetic relationships of the Australasian tribe Ricinocarpeae. Journal of Systematics and Evolution , , jse.12581
    1674-4918, 1759-6831
  • Paton Alan J., Mwanyambo Montfort, Govaerts Rafaël H.A., Smitha Kokkaraniyil, Suddee Somran, Phillipson Peter B., Wilson Trevor C., Forster Paul I. & Culham Alastair, 2019Nomenclatural changes in Coleus and Plectranthus (Lamiaceae): a tale of more than two genera. PhytoKeys vol. 129, , p. 1-158 tex.ids: paton:hal-02297866 tex.hal\_id: hal-02297866 tex.hal\_version: v1 tex.pdf: https://hal.sorbonne-universite.fr/hal-02297866/file/PKₐrticle₃4988ₑn₂.pdf tex.publisher: Pensoft publisher: Pensoft Publishers
  • Sultan Amir, Robertson Alastair W., Callmander Martin W., Phillipson Peter B., Meyer Jean‐Yves & Tate Jennifer A., 2019Widespread morphological parallelism in Korthalsella (Santalaceae, tribe Visceae): A molecular phylogenetic perspective. Taxon vol. 68, n° 6, p. 1204-1218
    0040-0262, 1996-8175