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Author: Erin A. Tripp

Erin A. Tripp is based at The University of Colorado Boulder and there serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology as well as Curator of Botany in the Museum of Natural History. Dr. Tripp is an evolutionary biologist and systematist, and her research emphasizes the diversity and distributions of flowering plants as well as lichens. Erin's botanical interests center around the tropical plant family Acanthaceae, especially the genus Ruellia, for which she has traveled extensively around the world to understand the ecology and natural history of ca. 400 species in the genus. She maintains a long-term research program focused on lichen biodiversity, primarily in the southern Appalachian Mountains but more recently also in Colorado. In her spare time, she enjoys trail running in the southern Rocky Mountains and learning to fly airplanes. She lives in the mountains above Boulder.

The Lichens and Allied Fungi of Great Smoky Mountains National Park: An Annotated Checklist with Comprehensive Keys (Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden Volume 104)
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The Lichens and Allied Fungi of Great Smoky Mountains National Park: An Annotated Checklist with Comprehensive Keys (Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden Volume 104)

Written by three of the country's foremost lichen specialists, this volume lifts the shroud of mystery that has surrounded the lichen biota of the Smokies and reveals that lichen diversity in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park is the greatest ...

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Venezuelan Ruellia (Acanthaceae): A Monograph (Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden Volume 119)
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Venezuelan Ruellia (Acanthaceae): A Monograph (Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden Volume 119)

The Acanthaceae are among the 10 or so most taxonomically diverse families of flowering plants. Taxonomically, northern regions of the Neotropics including Mexico and much of Central America have been studied to a greater degree than have more south...

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