Mr Steve Cafferty

Mr Steve Cafferty

Project Manager, Collections

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Plants Division
Contact: email

Specialisms

Collections digitisation, Historical collections, botanical nomenclature

Qualifications

Degrees

MSc. Pure and Applied Plant & Fungal Taxonomy, University of Reading, United Kingdom, 1994 - 1995

Employment history

Academic

Collections Project Manager, Natural History Museum, London, Life Sciences, United Kingdom, 1997 - ongoing

Publications

Bebber DP, Carine MA, Davidse G, Harris DJ, Haston EM, Penn MG, Cafferty S, Wood JRI, Scotland RW (2012) Big hitting collectors make massive and disproportionate contribution to the discovery of plant species. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 279 (1736): 2269 - 2274. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.2439

Agudo JAS, Martinez-Ortega MM, CAFFERTY S, Rico E (2012) A contribution toward clarifying the nomenclature of Veronica L. (Plantaginaceae). Taxon, 61 : 867 - 870.

Passalacqua N, Peruzzi L, CAFFERTY S, JARVIS C (2011) Le piante vascolari descritte da Carlo Lacaita per l’Italia. , Peccenini S, Domina G, Loci classici, taxa critici e monumenti arborei della flora d'Italia. Comunicazioni., pp. 27 - 28. Società Botanica Italiana, Gruppo per la Floristica. Palermo.

CAFFERTY S. , (2007) Collins wild guide. Trees: East. Smithsonian/HarperCollins.

CAFFERTY S, Suchorukow AP (2007) [Typifications of Atriplex sibirica L. and Spinacia fera L.] Pp. 391,402 in Suchorukow, A.P., Zur Systematik und Chorologie der in Russland und den benachbarten Staaten (in den Grenzen der ehemaligen USSR) vorkommenden Atriplex-Arten (Chenopodiaceae). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Vienna, : 307 - 420.

KNAPP S, CAFFERTY S (2007) Linnaeus’ collections go online. Science & Public Affairs,

JARVIS CE, Reduron JP, SPENCER MA, CAFFERTY S (2006) Typification of Linnaean plant names in Apiaceae. Taxon, 55 (1): 207 - 217.

Rico E, Martínez-Ortega MM, Herrero A, CAFFERTY S (2006) Proposal to reject the name Lindernia palustris (Scrophulariaceae). Taxon, 55 : 237 - 238.

García MA, CAFFERTY S (2005) Revised lectotypification of Cuscuta epithymum (L.) L. (Convolvulaceae). Taxon, 54 (2): 477 - 478.

JARVIS CE, SPENCER M, CAFFERTY S (2005) Typification of Linnaean plant names in Ranunculaceae. Taxon, 54 (2): 467 - 471.

CAFFERTY S, Nelson EC (2005) Proposal to reject the name Erica viridi-purpurea (Ericaceae). Taxon, 54

CAFFERTY S, JARVIS CE (2004) Typification of Linnaean plant names in the Caryophyllaceae. Taxon, 53 (4): 1049 - 1054. doi: 10.2307/4135573

CAFFERTY S, JARVIS CE (2004) Typification of Linnaean plant names in Boraginaceae. Taxon, 53 (3): 799 - 805. doi: 10.2307/4135454

CAFFERTY S, JARVIS CE (2004) Typification of Linnaean plant names in Cyperaceae. Taxon, 53 (1): 177 - 181. doi: 10.2307/4135509

Phipps J, CAFFERTY S, Macklin JA (2003) The lectotypification of Crataegus coccinea L. and its conspecificity with C. pedicellata Sarg. (Rosaceae). Taxon, 52 (2): 337 - 338. doi: 10.2307/3647408

JARVIS CE (2003) The Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project. The Linnean Society Annual Report 2002, 109 (4): 15 - 17. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8339.1992.tb01447.x

JARVIS CE, CAFFERTY S (2003) Botany on the Web: the Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project. Taxon, 52

Cafferty S, Jarvis CE (2002) Typification of Linnaean plant names in Ericaceae. TAXON, 51 (4): 751 - 753. doi: 10.2307/1555030

Martínez-Ortega MM, Sánchez JA, CAFFERTY S, RICO E, Thulin M (2003) Revised typification of Veronica agrestis L. (Scrophulariaceae). Taxon, 51 (4): 763 - 764. doi: 10.2307/1555033

Cafferty S, Jarvis CE (2002) Typification of Linnaean plant names in Brassicaceae (Cruciferae). TAXON, 51 (3): 529 - 537. doi: 10.2307/1554869

Cafferty S, Jarvis CE (2002) Typification of Linnaean plant names in Rosaceae. TAXON, 51 (3): 539 - 545. doi: 10.2307/1554870

Santos IEM, Cafferty S (2001) Typification of Linnaean names of taxa of Verbenaceae s.str. described from the Greater Antilles. TAXON, 50 (4): 1137 - 1141. doi: 10.2307/1224732

Jarvis CE, Cafferty S, Forrest LL (2001) Typification of Linnaean plant names in Lamiaceae (Labiatae). TAXON, 50 (2): 507 - 523. doi: 10.2307/1223898

Martinez-Ortega MM, Cafferty S, Rico E (2001) Typification of some specific names in Veronica L. (Scrophulariaceae) described by C. Linnaeus and N. J. Jacquin. TAXON, 50 (2): 551 - 556. doi: 10.2307/1223901

Cafferty S, Jarvis CE, Turland NJ (2000) Typification of Linnaean plant names in the Poaceae (Gramineae). TAXON, 49 (2): 239 - 260. doi: 10.2307/1223839

Cafferty S, Jarvis CE (1999) Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Orchidaceae. TAXON, 48 (1): 45 - 50. doi: 10.2307/1224620

Cafferty S, Monro AK (1999) Typification of Batis maritima L-(Bataceae). NOVON, 9 (4): 490 - 490. doi: 10.2307/3392148

Highlighted publications

CAFFERTY S. , (2007) Collins wild guide. Trees: East. Smithsonian/HarperCollins.