Museum botanists are researching the biodiversity, taxonomy and systematics of plants.
Find out about the bryophyte-related research being conducted by Museum botanists, focusing on the exploration, description and monitoring of bryophyte flora in the tropics.
One aspect of this work is to support the Convention on Biological Diversity by producing conservation tools.
This research concentrates on producing a family level phylogeny and documenting and revising species diversity.
Plant staff are part of an international collaborative effort to catalogue the vascular plant diversity of southern Mexico and Central America.
Discover the rich history of fern research at the Museum, as well as a wide scope of ongoing projects concerning fern diversity.
Solanum is one of the most species-rich genera of angiosperms. This research project includes descriptive level taxonomy of the many species and also phylogenetic studies.
A major project to assess how threatened plants are globally is feeding into the IUCN Red List.