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Pauline Ladiges

Pauline Ladiges AO FAA is Professor Emeritus, School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne. Her research is in plant systematics and biogeography, and has focused on major genera of Australian angiosperm flora. She is most well known for her work on Australia’s iconic eucalypts, discovering their evolutionary history and contributing to their taxonomy and phylogenetic classification. She continues to do collaborative research at the University and jointly with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Victoria.

Pauline's work profile

Pauline works in the following sector(s): University

Pauline's primary institution is: University of Melbourne

Pauline's position is: Professor Emeritus

Pauline's work in taxonomy 

Pauline has the following roles: Research

Pauline's skills are in Phylogenetics, Classification, Biogeography

Pauline works on the taxonomy of Plants, Flowering Plants, Myrtaceae, Rutacea, eucalypts, Acacia

Pauline is happy to be contacted for the following reasons:

Contact from others in the taxonomy community regarding taxonomy-related issues

Contact from members of the public for advice in areas of expertise (but not for identifications)

Contact by prospective students and others who could benefit from mentorship

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