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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
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424583
Collaborative Collection of Plant Genetic Resources and Taxonomic Support for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426935

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
(001) Proposal to provide a more direct definition of the term “gathering” -
(001–002) Proposals to amend Art. 32.2, 23.5, and 24.2 to clarify the treatment of transcribed Greek terminations of epithets -
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.
Proposals to aa 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. (20-22)Proposals to add Gerard, FL Gallo-Prov. 1761, Kramer, Elench. Veg. 1756, and Miller, Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4. 1754 to the list of suppressed works in Appendix VI. Taxon 65:638-639.
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. Enhnacing 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.
Biogeography of Nymphaeales: Extant patterns and historical events. -
Lohne, C., Yoo, M., Borsch, T., Wiersema, J.H., Wilde, V., Bell, C.D., Barthlott, W., Soltis, D.E., Soltis, P.S. 2008. Biogeography of Nymphaeales: Extant patterns and historical events. Taxon 57(4):1123-1146.
Nuclear and plastid DNA sequences reveal complex evolutionary patterns in Australian water-lilies (Nymphaea subgenus Anecphya, Nymphaeaceae) -
Lohne, C., Borsch, T., Jacobs, S.W.L., Hellquist, C.B., Wiersema, J.H. 2008. Nuclear and plastid DNA sequences reveal complex reticulate patterns in Australian water-lilies (Nymphaea subgenus Anecphya, Nymphaeaceae). Australian Systematic Botany. 21(4):229-250.
Proposal to reject the name Juglans alba (Juglandaceae), thereby retaining the name Carya tomentosa -
Ward, D.B., Wiersema, J.H. 2008. (1807) Proposal to reject the name Juglans alba (Carya alba)(Juglandaceae). Taxon. 57(1):308-310.
ISTA List of Stablized Plant Names, ed. 5 -
Wiersema, J.H. 2007. ISTA list of stablized plant names, ed. 5. International Seed Testing Association. 73 pp.
Proposal To Conserve The Name Zinnia Elegans Against Z. Violacea (Compositae) -
Kirkbride, J.H., Wiersema, J.H. 2007. Proposal to conserve the name Zinnia elegans against Z. violacea (Compositae). Taxon. 56(3):958-959.
THE NOMENCLATURE OF SORGHUM BICOLOR (L.) MOENCH (GRAMINEAE) -
Wiersema, J.H., Dahlberg, J. 2007. The nomenclature of Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench (Gramineae). Taxon. 56(3):941-946.
Corrections to the Vienna Code -
Mcneill, J., Turland, N.J., Wiersema, J.H. 2007. Corrections to the Vienna Code. Taxon. 56:585-586.
PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF NYMPHAEALES USING FAST-EVOLVING AND NON-CODING CHLOROPLAST MARKERS -
Lohne, C., Borsch, T., Wiersema, J.H. 2007. Phylogenetic analysis of Nymphaeales using fast-evolving and non-coding chloroplast markers. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 154:141-163.
Guidelines for proposals to conserve or reject -
Mcneil, J., Redhead, S., Wiersema, J.H. 2007. Guidelines for proposals to conserve or reject names. Taxon. 56:249-252.
Proposal to reject the name Arundo vallatoria (Poaceae) -
Kirkbride, J.H.Jr., Wiersema, J.H. 2007. Proposal to reject the name Arundo vallatoria (Poaceae). Taxon. 56(1):258.
PHYLOGENY OF NYMPHAEA (NYMPHAEACEAE): TRNT-TRNF EVIDENCE FOR EVOLUTION OF THE FIRST GLOBAL LINEAGE OF EXTANT ANGIOSPERMS -
Borsch, T., Hilu, K.W., Wiersema, J.H., Lohne, C., Barthlott, W., Wilde, V. 2007. Phylogeny analysis of Nymphaea (Nymphaeaceae): Evidence from substitutions and microstructural changes in the chloroplast trnT-trnF region. International Journal of Plant Sciences. 168:639-671.
International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Vienna Code) Journal or equivalent: Book -
McNeill, J., Barrie, F.R. , Burdet, H.M., Demoulin, V., Hawksworth, D.J., Marhold, K., Nicolson, D.H., Prado, J., Silva, P.C., Skog, J.E., Wiersema, J. H., Turland, N. J., 2006. International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Vienna Code) adopted by the Seventh International Botanical Congress Vienna, Austria, July 2005. A.R.G. Gantner Velag, Ruggell, Liechtenstein. 568 pp.
PROPOSAL TO CONSERVE THE NAME ZIZIPHUS JUJUBA AGAINST Z. ZIZYPHUS (RHAMNACEAE) -
Kirkbride, J.H. Jr., Wiersema, J.H., Turland, N.J. 2006. Proposal to conserve the name Ziziphus Jujuba against z. zizyphus (Rhamnaceae). Taxon. 55(4):1049-1050.
CORRECTING THE TYPE DESIGNATION OF PHOEBE CALCAREA S. K. LEE & F. N. WEI (LAURACEAE) -
Yang, Y., Wiersema, J.H. 2006. Correcting the type designation of Phoebe calcarea S. K. Lee & F. N. Wei. Taxon 55:511-512.
THE NOMENCLATURE OF IPOMOEA MURICATA (CONVOLVULACEAE) REVISITED. -
Staples, G.W., Wiersema, J.H., Chambers, N., Austin, D.F. 2005. The nomenclature of Ipomoea muricata (Convolvulaceae) revisited. Taxon 54:1075-1079.
PROPOSAL TO CONSERVE THE NAME CENTROSEMA PUBESCENS (FABACEAE) WITH A CONSERVED TYPE -
Kirkbride, J.H., Wiersema, J.H. 2005. Proposal to conserve the name Centrosema pubescens (Fabaceae) with a conserved type. Taxon. 54(1):209-210.
PROPOSALS TO CLARIFY THE INTERPRETATION OF ARTICLE 60.7 AND ITS EXAMPLE 11 -
Wiersema, J.H., Nicholson, D. 2005. Proposals to clarify the interpretation of Article 60.7 and its example 11. Taxon. 53(4):1100-1101.
PATTERN OF VARIATION AND SYSTEMATICS OF NYMPHAEA ODORATA: I. EVIDENCE FROM MORPHOLOGY AND INTER-SIMPLE SEQUENCE REPEATS (ISSRS) -
Woods, K., Hilu, K.W., Wiersema, J.H., Borsch, T. 2005. Pattern of variation and systematics of Nymphaea odorata: I. Evidence from morphology and inter-simple sequence repeats (ISSRs). Systematic Botany 30:471-480.
PATTERN OF VARIATION AND SYSTEMATICS OF NYMPHAEA ODORATA: II. SEQUENCE INFORMATION FROM ITS AND TRNL-TRNF -
Woods, K., Hilu, K.W., Borsch, T., Wiersema, J.H. 2005. Pattern of variation and systematics of Nymphaea odorata: II. Sequence information from ITS and trnL-trnF. Systematic Botany 30:481-493.
INTERNATIONAL CODE OF CULTIVATED PLANT NOMENCLATURE -
Brickell, C.D., Baum, B.R., Hetterscheid, W.A., Leslie, A.C., McNeill, J., Trehane, P., Vrugtman, F., Wiersema, J.H. 2004. International code of cultivated plant nomenclature. Acta Horticulturae 1-123 p.
SOME PROPOSALS TO CLARIFY THE CONCEPT OF 'ASCRIPTION OF A NAME' -
Zijlstra, G., Reveal, J.L., Wiersema, J.H. 2004. Some proposals to clarify the concept of 'ascription of a name'. Taxon. 53 (3) p.856
PROPOSAL TO CONSERVE SESAMUM INDICUM AGAINST SESAMUM ORIENTALE (PEDALIACEAE) -
Nicolson, D.H., Wiersema, J.H. 2004. Proposal to conserve sesamum indicum against sesamum orientale (pedaliaceae). Taxon. v. 53 pp. 210-211.
THE ROLE OF THE GRIN DATABASE IN PROMOTING STABILIZATION OF ECONOMIC PLANT NAMES -
Wiersema, J.H. 2004. The role of the grin database in promoting stabilization of economic plant names. Acta Horticulture Proceedings. v. 634 pp. 67-74.
USAGE OF GRIN TAXONOMY AS A RESOURCE FOR CROP NAMES -
THE ROLE OF THE GRIN DATABASE IN PROMOTING STABILIZATION OF ECONOMIC PLANT NAMES -
WATER-LILIES (NYMPHAEA) IN NORTHERN HEMISPHERE: WHAT DO DNA, MORPHOLOGY, AND FOSSILS TELL US ABOUT THEIR ORIGIN, MIGRATION AND DIVERSIFICATION? -
PHYLOGENY AND EVOLUTION OF NYMPHAE:INTEGRATING EVIDENCE FROM DIFFERENT GENOMIC REGIONS AND FROM PALAEOBOTANY. -
PROPOSAL TO CONSERVE THE NAME SCHEDONORUS ARUNDINACEUS (SCHREB.) DUMORT. AGAINST SCHEDONORUS ARUNDINACEUS ROEM. & SCHULT. (POACEAE:POEAE) -
A NEWLY REVISED, ON-LINE "ISTA LIST OF STABILIZED PLANT NAMES" -
GUIDELINES FOR PROPOSALS TO CONSERVE OR REJECT NAMES -
PROPOSAL TO CONSERVE THE NAME BOUTELOUA GRACILIS (POACEAE) -
NELUMBONACEAE -
CABOMBACEAE -
NYMPHAEACEAE -
NYMPHAEA(MYMPHAEACEAE) IN BOLIVIA:NOTES ON SEVERAL SPECIES, INCLUDING THREECOUNTY RECORDS, AND A KEY TO ALL SPECIES -
TRES NUEVOS REGISTROS PARA MEXICO DE PLANTAS ACUATICAS VASCULARES -
NOMENCLATURE OF WORLD ECONOMIC PLANTS FROM THE USDA'S GRIN DATABASE -
POISONOUS PLANT VOUCHERS -
RETROSPECTIVE SEARCHING FOR POISONOUS PLANT VOUCHERS -
UNIFORM CLASSIFICATION OF WEED AND CROP SEEDS -
WORLD ECONOMIC PLANTS FROM USDA'S GRIN DATABASE -
ECONOMIC PLANTS OF THE WORLD -
POISONOUS PLANT NAMES -
OBSERVATIONS ON NATIVE NYMPHAEA OF NORTHERN NORTH AMERICA AND THEIR USE IN WATER GARDENING -
NYMPHAEA TETRAGONA AND NYMPHAE LEIBERGII(NYMPHAEACEAE):NOT ONE, BUT TWO SPECIES OF DIMINUTIVE WATER-LILIES IN NORTH AMERICA. -
BOBGUNNIA, A NEW AFRICAN GENUS OF TRIBE SWARTZIEAE (FABACEAE, FABOIDEAE) -
TAXONOMIC INFORMATION ON CULTIVATED PLANTS IN THE USDA/ARS GERMPLASM RESOURCES INFORMATION NETWORK (GRIN). -
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