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D. Christine Cargill

I am a bryologist who specialises in the taxonomy and systematics of this group of plants. In particular my research includes Australian members of the Anthocerotophyta (commonly known as hornworts) and complex thalloid liverworts, including the families Ricciaceae, Rielliaceae and Aytoniaceae. I have also studied the simple thalloid liverwort family Fossombroniaceae.

D. Christine's work profile

D. Christine works in the following sector(s): Collections Institution

D. Christine's primary institution is: Australian National Herbarium

D. Christine's position is: Curator

D. Christine's work in taxonomy 

D. Christine has the following roles: Identification, Research, Collection Management, Editing publishing and reviewing, Public Outreach

D. Christine's skills are in Species delimitation, Phylogenetics, Classification, Imaging

D. Christine works on the taxonomy of Plants, Hornworts, Liverworts, Anthocerotophyta, hornworts, Marchantiales, complex thalloid liverworts, Ricciaceae, Riccia, Aytoniaceae, Asterella, Reboulia, Targioniaceae, Targionia, Monocarpaceae, Monocarpus, Riellaceae, Riella, Austroriella, Fossombroniineae, Fossombroniaceae, Petalophyllum, Fossombronia, simple thalloid liverworts.

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