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John H Wiersema
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory
Botany

Phone: (301) 504-9181
Fax: (301) 504-5810
Room 124

BLDG 003
10300 BALTIMORE BLVD
BLDG 003 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 20705
Projects
Plant Genetic Resource Acquisition and Conservation Strategies, International Germplasm ... for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424583
Collaborative Collection of Plant Genetic Resources and Taxonomic Support for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426935

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Report on corrections and future considerations for Appendices II–VIII of the International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi, and Plants -
Wiersema, J.H., May, T.W., Turland, N.J. 2017. Report on corrections and future considerations for Appendices II–VIII of the International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi, and Plants. Taxon. 66:772-775.
A new weed in Florida, Spermacoce latifolia, and the distinction between S. alata and S. latifolia (Spermacoceae, Rubiaceae) -
Wiersema, J.H., Delprete, P.G., Kirkbride, J.H., Franck, A.R. 2017. A new weed in Florida, Spermacoce latifolia, and the distinction between S. alata and S. latifolia (Spermacoceae, Rubiaceae). Castanea. 82:114-131.
Synopsis of proposals on botanical nomenclature – Shenzhen 2017: A review of the proposals concerning the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants submitted to the XIX International Botanical Congress -
Turland, N.J., Wiersema, J.H. 2017. Synopsis of proposals on botanical nomenclature – Shenzhen 2017: A review of the proposals concerning the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants submitted to the XIX International Botanical Congress. Taxon. 66:217-274.
Nomenclature notes on Phoebe chekiangensis (Lauraceae) -
Yang, Y., Zhu, X., Wiersema, J.H. 2017. Nomenclature notes on Phoebe chekiangensis (Lauraceae). Taxon. 66:165-166.
(364) Proposal to provide a more direct definition of the term “gathering” -
Wiersema, J.H. 2016. (001) Proposal to provide a more direct definition of the term “gathering”. Taxon. 65:1186.
(390) Proposal to preclude homonymy of generic names with names of intergeneric graft-hybrids (chimaeras) -
McNeill, J., Shaw, J.M., Wiersema, J.H. 2016. (000) Proposal to preclude homonymy of generic names with names of intergeneric graft-hybrids (chimaeras). Taxon. 65:1198-1199.
(385-388) Proposals to amend Art. 32.2, 23.5, and 24.2 to clarify the treatment of transcribed Greek terminations of epithets -
Wiersema, J.H., Gandhi, K.N. 2016. (001–002) Proposals to amend Art. 32.2, 23.5, and 24.2 to clarify the treatment of transcribed Greek terminations of epithets. Taxon. 65:1195-1196.
Correcting the type designations of Caryodaphnopsis baviensis and C. laotica (Lauraceae) -
Sun, T., Wiersema, J.H., Yang, Y. 2016. Correcting the type designations of Caryodaphnopsis baviensis and C. laotica (Lauraceae). Phytotaxa 270:227-230.
(001–003) Proposals relating to the valid publication of new combinations, names at new rank, and replacement names (Art. 41) -
Greuter, W., Wiersema, J.H., Turland, N.J. 2016. (334-336) Proposals relating to the valid publication of new combinations, names at new rank, and replacement names (Art. 41). Taxon 65:911-912.
(001) A proposal relating to infraspecific names (Art. 24) -
Greuter, W., Turland, N., Wiersema, J.H. 2016. (321) A proposal relating to infraspecific names (Art. 24). Taxon 65:905-906.
(001–008) Some proposals to resolve problems relating to the conservation or rejection of names, suppression of works, and binding decisions -
Wiersema, J.H., Greuter, W., McNeill, J. 2016. (234-241) Some proposals to resolve problems relating to the conservation or rejection of names, suppression of works, and binding decisions. Taxon 65:642-646.
(000) A proposal concerning the valid publication of suprageneric “autonyms” -
Wiersema, J.H., Greuter, W. 2016. (262) A proposal concerning the valid publication of suprageneric “autonyms”. Taxon 65:652.
(20-22) Proposals to add Gerard, FL gallo-Prov. 1761, Kramer, Elench. Veg. 156, and Miller, Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4 1754 to the list of suppressed works in Appendix VI -
Wiersema, J.H., Gandhi, K.N. 2016. Proposals to add Gerard, FL gallo-Prov. 1761, Kramer, Elench. Veg. 156, and Miller, Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4 1754 to the list of suppressed works in Appendix VI. Taxon. 65(3):638-639.
Origins of food crops connect countries worldwide. -
Khoury, C.K., Achicanoy, H.A., Bjorman, A.D., Navarro-Racines, C., Guarino, L., Flores-Palacios, X., Engels, J.M.M., Wiersema, J.H., Dempewolf, H., Sotelo, S., Ramirez-Villegas, J., Castaneda-Alvarez, N., Fowler, C., Jarvis, A., Rieseberg, L.H., Struik, P.C. 2016. Origins of food crops connect countries worldwide. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283:20160792. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2016.0792.
The Melbourne Code Appendices: announcing a new approach for tracking nomenclatural decisions and a analysis of the history of nomenclatural proposals -
The foundation of the Melbourne Code Appendices: Announcing a new paradigm for tracking nomenclatural decisions -
Wiersema, J.H., McNeill, J., Turland, N.J., Orli, S.S., Wagner, W.L. 2015. The foundation of the Melbourne Code Appendices: Announcing a new paradigm for tracking nomenclatural decisions. Taxon 64: 1021-1027.
The GRIN-Taxonomy Crop Wild Relative Inventory. Pp 453-457 in Maxted, N., Mulloo, M.E., Ford-Lloyd, B.V. Enhancing crop genepool use: capturing wild relative and landrace diversity for crop improvement -
Wiersema, J.H., Leon, B. 2016. The GRIN-Taxonomy Crop Wild Relative Inventory. Pp 453-457 in Maxted, N., Mulloo, M.E., Ford-Lloyd, B.V. Enhnacing crop genepool use: capturing wild relative and landrace diversity for crop improvement. CABI(Council of Applied Biology International, Oxford, United Kingdom. 453-457.
Collecting crop wild relatives: an emerging priority -
Greene, S.L., Khoury, C., Williams, K.A., Wiersema, J.H., Kinard, G.R. 2015. Collecting crop wild relatives: an emerging priority. Meeting Abstract. National Native Seed Conference, Santa Fe, NM April 10-13, 2015.
International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi, and Plants (Melbourne Code): Appendices II-VIII -
Wiersema, J.H., McNeill, J., Turland, N.J., Barrie, F.R., Buck, W.R., Demoulin, V., Greuter, W., Hawksworth, D.L., Herendeen, P.S., Knapp, S., Marhold, K., Prado, J., Prud’Homme Van Reine, W.F., Smith, G.F. 2015. International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi, and Plants (Melbourne Code): Appendices II-VIII. Regnum Vegetabile 157:1-492.
Proposal to conserve the name Viola blanda Willd. against Viola blanda Salisb. (Violaceae) -
Choo, T., Gandhi, K., Wiersema, J.H., Jarvis, C., Reveal, J. 2014. Proposal to conserve the name Viola blanda Willd. against Viola blanda Salisb. (Violaceae). Taxon. 63:690-691.
The GRIN-Taxonomy crop wild relative inventory -
Application of the name Lemna punctata G. Mey., the type of Landoltia Les & D. J. Crawford -
Wiersema, J.H. 2014. Application of the name Lemna punctata G. Mey., the type of Landoltia Les & D. J. Crawford. Plant Biology. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/plb.12209/full.
International Seed Testing Association List of stabilized plant names, edition 6 -
Wiersema, J.H. 2014. International Seed Testing Association List of stabilized plant names, edition 6. International Seed Testing Association Handbook. http://www.seedtest.org/upload/cms/user/Stab_List_Ed_61.pdf.
An inventory of crop wild relatives of the United States -
Khoury, C., Greene, S.L., Wiersema, J.H., Maxted, N., Jarvis, A., Struik, P.C. 2013. An inventory of crop wild relatives of the United States. Crop Science. 53:1496-1508.
World Economic Plants: a standard reference, 2nd ed -
Wiersema, J.H., Leon, B. 2013. World Economic Plants: a standard reference, 2nd ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. 1300 p.
International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi, and Plants -
McNeill, J., Turland, N.J., Barrie, F.R., Buck, W.R., Greuter, W., Wiersema, J.H. 2012. International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi, and Plants. Konigstein, Germany: Koeltz Scientific Books. 208 p.
(1) Request for a binding decision on whether Ferdinanda (Compositae) and Ferdinandea (Rubiaceae) are sufficiently alike to be confused -
Kirkbride, J.H., Wiersema, J.H., Delprete, P.G. 2012. (1) Request for a binding decision on whether Ferdinanda (Compositae) and Ferdinandea (Rubiaceae) are sufficiently alike to be confused. Taxon. 61(2):479.
Proposals to reject the names Spermacoce stigosa and S. hyssopifolia Sm. and conserve the names S. hyssopifolia Wild. Es oem. & Schult. (Rubiaceae) -
Kirkbride, J.H., Wiersema, J.H., Delprete, P.G. 2012. Proposals to reject the names Spermacoce stigosa and S. hyssopifolia Sm. and conserve the names S. hyssopifolia Wild. Es oem. & Schult. (Rubiaceae). Taxon. 61(2):475-476.
Identifying wild relatives of subtropical and temperate fruit and nut crops -
Wiersema, J.H., Leon, B., Garvey, E.J. 2012. Identifying wild relatives of subtropical and temperate fruit and nut crops. Acta Horticulturae. 948:285-288.
Validation of the name Wolffia borealis (Lemnaceae) -
Gandhi, K., Wiersema, J.H., Brouillet, L. 2012. Validation of the name Wolffia borealis (Lemnaceae). Harvard Papers in Botany. 17:47-50.
(1947-1958) Proposals to reject twelve names emanating from Loefling's Iter Hispanicum (1758), Ayenia sidiformis (Malvaceae), Cofer (Symplocaceae), Cruzeta and C. hispanica (Amaranthaceae), Edechia inermis and E. spinosa... -
Dorr, L.J., Wiersema, J.H. 2010. (1947-1958) Proposals to reject twelve names emanating from Loefling's Iter Hispanicum (1758), Ayenia sidiformis (Malvaceae), Cofer (Symplocaceae), Cruzeta and C. hispanica (Amaranthaceae), Edechia inermis and E. spinosa.... Taxon. 59(4):1280-1282.
American vascular plants published in Loefling’s Iter Hispanicum (1758) and its German translation(1766) -
Dorr, L., Wiersema, J.H. 2010. American vascular plants published in Loefling’s Iter Hispanicum (1758) and its German translation(1766). Taxon. 59(4):1245-1262.
Proposal to conserve the name Thaspium (Umbelliferae/Apiaceae) -
Reveal, J.L., Gandhi, K.N., Wiersema, J.H. 2009. Proposal to conserve the name Thaspium (Umbelliferae/Apiaceae). Taxon 58(3): 14.
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