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Weigend, Prof. Dr. Maximilian

Foto: Volker Lannert/Uni Bonn
Foto: Volker Lannert/Uni Bonn

Nees-Institut für Biodiversität der Pflanzen
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The research group of Prof. Dr. Maximilian Weigend studies plant systematics and evolution, taxonomy, biogeography and conservation, as well as pollination ecology, useful plants and secondary metabolites. It collaborates closely with scientists across Europe and in North and South America, but also in Asia. Particularly close ties have been established with Università degli Studi di Firenze (Florence, Italy), Sao Paulo University (Brazil), the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (Lima, Peru).
Maximilian Weigend is director of the Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn.

Recent publications

  • Grosse-Veldmann & M. Weigend (2015): Weeding the nettles III: Named nonsense versus named morphotypes in European Urtica dioica L. (Urticaceae). PHYTOTAXA 208(4): 239—260.
  • Weigend, M. & A.K. Monro (2015): 104.17. Urtica L. (Urticaceae). In: G. Davidse et al. (ed.): Flora Mesoamericana 2.3: 171—174.
  • Weigend, M. (2015): 97. Grossulariaceae. In: G. Davidse et al. (ed.): Flora Mesoamericana 2.3: 9-10.
  • Weigend, M., T. Jossberger & H. Beltrán (2015): Notes on Malesherbia (Passifloraceae) in Peru: a new species from southern Peru, a new record and a first report on interspecific hybridization in Malesherbia. PHYTOTAXA 202 (4): 250—258.
  • Mittelbach, M., A. M. Yurkov, D. Nocentini, M. Nepi, M. Weigend, D. Begerow (2015): Nectar sugars and bird visitation define a floral niche for basidiomycetous yeast on the Canary Islands. BMC Ecology 15:2
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