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Dan Murphy

I am a plant systematist working on the systematics and biogeography of Australian and Malesian flowering plants.

Dan's work profile

Dan works in the following sector(s): Collections Institution

Dan's primary institution is: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

Dan's position is: Senior Research Scientist

Dan's work in taxonomy 

Dan has the following roles: Collecting, Specimen preparation, Identification, Research, Editing publishing and reviewing

Dan's skills are in Phylogenetics, Classification, Biodiversity informatics, Genetics & Genomics, Biogeography

Dan works on the taxonomy of Plants, Leguminosae, Poaceae, Acacia

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