Florida Museum of Natural History


Steven R. Manchester

(CURRICULUM VITAE)

Curator of Paleobotany
Florida Museum of Natural History

Adjunct Professor
Department of Biology
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
Ph. 352 273 1935
Home ph. 352 335-6343
Email: steven (add "@flmnh.ufl.edu" to end)


Education

Employment History

Major Research Interests

Professional Associations

Research Publications by Plant Families

Research Publications by Geologic Age and Geography

Research Publications

Symposia and Field Excursions Organized

Current Teaching

Post-Doctoral Associates and Graduate Students

National Science Foundation Grants

Recent Service


Education

B.S. Botany, with honors, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1977.
B.S. Geology, with honors, Oregon State University, 1977.
M.S. Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1979.
Ph.D. Paleobotany, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1981.

Employment History

Curator of Paleobotany, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 August 2002-.

Associate Curator of Paleobotany, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 August 1994-2002.

Assistant Curator of Paleobotany, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 August 1990-1994.

Associate Scientist, Curator of Fossil Plants, Departments of Geology and Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 1988-July 1990.

Assistant Scientist, Curator of Fossil Plants, Departments of Geology and Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 1982-1988.

Director, Summer Field Paleobotany Program, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, 1976-1989.

Major Research Interests

Evolution of extant angiosperm families in the Northern Hemisphere. Multiple-organ paleobotanical investigations providing characters of flowers, fruits, pollen, leaves and wood for inclusion in phylogenetic analyses. Paleocene and Eocene floras of western North America, central Europe and eastern Asia. I have enjoyed collaborative research with paleobotanists in Canada, China, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Russia, and the United States.

Professional Associations

Botanical Society of America (life membership), Paleobotanical Section. American Society of Plant Taxonomists (life membership); International Organization of Paleobotany; International Association of Wood Anatomists; American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists.

Research Publications by Plant Families

(keyed by the publication numbers listed below)

Actinidiaceae: 50, 37 Alangiaceae: 150, 83, 50 Anacardiaceae: 150, 146, 143 111, 83, 50 Altingiaceae: 150 Annonaceae: 144, 83, 37 Apiaceae: 126 Apocynaceae: 150, Araliaceae: 160, 83, 77, 37 Arecaceae: 150, 146, 144, 143 Berberidaceae: 50 Betulaceae: 95, 89, 83, 77, 70, 68, 66, 61, 55, 50, 45, 43, 42, 37, 25, 15 Bignoniaceae: 150 Brassicaceae: 126 Burseraceae: 150 Cannabaceae: 150 Canellaceae: 143 Caprifoliaceae: 77, 50, 41 Celtidaceae: 83, 37, 24 Cercidiphyllaceae: 160, 83 Cheirolepidiaceae: 151 Chloranthaceae: 151 Combretaceae: 126 Cornaceae sl.: 120, 107, 101, 96, 87, 78, 60, 58, 50, 37, 25 Cupressaceae: 147, 64, 50 Cyathaceae: 151 Cyclanthaceae: 150 Cyperaceae: 150 Doliostrobaceae: 150 Elaeocarpaceae: 150, 72, 60 Ephedraceae: 151 Eudicot: 158, Eucommiaceae: 77, 66, 62, 60 Euphorbiaceae: 150, 144 Fabaceae: 150, 144, 126 Fagaceae: 92, 83, 71, 60, 50, 37, 9 Hamamelidaceae: 160, 150, 83, 60, 50, 37 Hernandiaceae: 126 Humiriaceae: 146, 144, 127 Hydrangeaceae: 60, 50, 37 Icacinaceae: 150, 148, 144, 137, 114, 50, 45, 37 Juglandaceae: 155, 150, 106, 83, 66, 60, 50, 46, 45, 39, 37, 34, 27, 25, 22, 18, 14, 8, 7, 6 Lamiales: 146 Lauraceae: 150, 143 83, 50, 37 Leeaceae: 152, 144 Lythraceae: 150, 37 Magnoliaceae; 150, 83, 37 Malpighiaceae: 67 Malvaceae (incl. Tiliac, Sterc): 144 126, 100, 99, 83, 80, 79, 77, 50, 38, 31, 4, 3, 2 Mastixiaceae: 150 Menispermaceae: 150, 140, 37, 35, 5 Musaceae: 40, 37, 35 Myristicaceae: 150, 116 Myrtaceae: 52 Nymphaeaceae: 94 Nyssaceae: 150, 105, 78, 60, 50 Palmae: 77, 44, 37 Pentaphylacaceae: 150 Pinaceae: 77, 50, 37 Platanaceae: 160, 90, 83, 71, 70, 50, 37, 25, 19, 12 Podomogetonaceae: 77 Polygonaceae: 126 Rosaceae: 118, 83, 50, 37 Rhamnaceae: 150, 126, 125, 115, 60, 38 Rubiaceae: 37 Rutaceae: 156, 150, 126, 108 Sabiaceae: 150, 84, 83, 37, 36, 25, 5 Salicaceae: 121, 102, 88, 77, 10, Sapindales (incl. Acerac, Hippocast.): 154, 144, 126, 83, 76, 74, 73, 69, 66, 60, 37, 1 Sapotaceae: 150 Sargentodoxaceae: 60 Schisandraceae: 37 Schizaeaceae: 16 Simaroubaceae: 150, 93 Symplocaceae: 37 Tapisciaceae: 150, 37, 17 Taxaceae: 50, 37 Ticodendraceae: 139 Toricelliaceae: 150, 60 Trochodendraceae: 103, 60, 30, 28, 25 Ulmaceae: 150, 122, 112, 86, 83, 77, 76, 60, 50, 37, 24, 23 Urticales: 160 Vitaceae: 157, 152, 150, 146, 145, 144, 110, 83, 37 Zamiaceae: 59, 142

Research Publications by Geologic Age and Geography

(keyed by the publication numbers listed below)

Cretaceous of South America: 151, 125 Cretaceous of India: 157, 141 Cretaceous of Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming: 126 Cretaceous/Paleocene of Northern Hemisphere: 147 Cenozoic of Northern Hemisphere: 155, 154 Tertiary of South America: 127 Paleogene of North & South America: 148 Paleocene of Wyoming, Montana, and/or North Dakota: 138, 123, 120, 114, 105, 95, 84, 82, 78, 74, 73, 71, 25, 59, 58, 55, 46, 43, 28, 22, 14, 6 Paleocene of eastern Asia: 122, 85, 84, 82, 78, 71, 58, 42, 28 Paleocene of South America: 140 Paleocene of Greenland: 71, 28 Paleocene of Scotland: 19 Eocene of Europe: 150, 149, 139, 124, 116, 112, 111, 107, 90, 86, 49, 39, 22, 14, 13 Eocene of Asia: 122, 97, 94, 68, 65, 62, 22, 14 Eocene of Peru: 146 Early Eocene of Wyoming: 143 Middle Eocene of Oregon, Washington or British Columbia: 160, 139, 126, 123, 104, 98, 92, 89, 83, 74, 59, 45, 40, 22, 17, 24, 37, 35, 34, 31, 27, 26, 14, 13, 12, 9, 8, 4, 3, 2, 1 Middle Eocene of Rocky Mountain region: 153, 126, 123, 102, 88, 69, 65, 56, 54, 31, 23, 22, 16, 14, 13, 12, 10, 6 Late Eocene of Alaska: 142 Late Eocene of Oregon: 109, 74, 66, 65, 53, 41, 31 22, 14 Late Eocene of Colorado: 113, 77, 74, 65, 41, 31, 24, 23, 22, 15, 14, 13, 9 Eocene of Mississippi, Tennessee 126 Early Oligocene of Oregon: 74, 70, 64, 50, 48, 38, 29, 26, 21, 15, 14, 13 Early Oligocene of Montana 126 Early Oligocene of Peru: 152, 144 Oligocene of Europe: 159, 126, 90, 72, 70, 67, 64, 49, 29, 24, 14 Miocene of Oregon, Idaho and Washington 158, 103, 64, 41, 38, 14 Miocene of Florida: 60, 44 Miocene of Europe: 159, 121, 108, 90, 80, 79, 64, 38, 29, 24, 14 Miocene of Asia: 158, 65, 30, 24, 14.

Research Publications

(* indicates paper reprints available on request) 

160Wheeler, E.A., and S.R. Manchester. 2014. Middle Eocene trees of the Clarno Petrified Forest, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon. PaleoBios, 30(3): 105–114.

159Manchester, S.R., and P.W. Fritsch. 2014. European fossil fruits of Sphenotheca related to extant Asian species of Symplocos. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 52 (1): 68–74.

158Manchester, S.R., and K. Uemura.  2013.  Ozakia, a new genus of winged fruit shared between the Miocene of Japan and western North America.  Journal of Plant Research, 127(2): 187–192.

157Manchester, S.R., D.K. Kapgate, and Jun Wen. 2013. Oldest fruits of the grape family (Vitaceae) from the Late Cretaceous Deccan Cherts of India. American Journal of Botany, 100: 1849–1859.

156Sanping X, S.R. Manchester, K. Liu, Y. Wang, and B. Sun.  2013. Citrus linczangensis sp. n., a Leaf Fossil of Rutaceae from the Late Miocene of Yunnan, China.   International Journal of Plant Sciences, 174: 1201–1207.

155Zhang J.-B., R.-Q. Li, X.-G. Xiang, S.R. Manchester, L. Lin, W. Wang, J. Wen, and Z.-D. Chen. 2013. Integrated fossil and molecular data reveal the biogeographic diversification of the Eastern Asian-Eastern North American disjunct hickory Genus Carya Nutt. Plos One, 8(7): e70449. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070449

154Wang Qi, S.R. Manchester, H.-J. Gregor, S. Shen, and Z-Y Li. 2013.  Fruits of Koelreuteria (Sapindaceae) from the Cenozoic throughout the northern hemisphere: Their ecological, evolutionary, and biogeographic implications. American Journal of Botany, 100(2): 422–449.

153Lielke, K, S. Manchester, and H. Meyer.  2012.  Reconstructing the environment of the northern Rocky Mountains during the Eocene/Oligocene transition: constraints from the palaeobotany and geology of south-western Montana, USA.  Acta Palaeobotanica, 52(2): 317–358.

152Manchester, S.R., I. Chen, and T.A. Lott. 2012.  Seeds of Ampelocissus, Cissus, and Leea (Vitales) from the Paleogene of western Peru and their biogeographic significance.  International Journal of Plant Sciences, 173 (8): 933–943.

151Mejia-Velasquez, P.J., D.L. Dilcher, C.A. Jaramillo, L.B. Fortini, and S.R. Manchester. 2012. Palynological composition of a Lower Cretaceous South American tropical sequence: Climatic implications and diversity comparisons with other latitudes.  American Journal of Botany, 99(11): 1819–1827.

150Collinson, M.E., S.R. Manchester, and V. Wilde.  2012.  Fossil fruits and seeds of the Middle Eocene Messel biota, Germany.  Abhandlungen der Senckenberg Gesellschaft fόr Naturforschung, 570:1-251.

149Collinson, ME, S.Y. Smith, S.R. Manchester, V. Wilde, L.E. Howard , B.E. Robson, S.F. Ford, F. Marone, J. L. Fife , and M. Stampanon. 2012.  The value of X-ray approaches in the study of the Messel fruit and seed flora. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 92(4): 403-416.

148Stull, G.W., F. Herrera, S.R. Manchester, C. Jaramillo, and B.H. Tiffney.  2012. Fruits of an “Old World” tribe (Phytocreneae; Icacinaceae) from the Paleogene of North and South America.  Systematic Botany, 37(3): 784–794.

147Guo, S.-X., Z. Kvaček, S.R. Manchester, and Z.-K. Zhou.  2012.  Ditaxocladus (extinct Cupressaceae, Cupressoideae) from the Upper Cretaceous and Paleocene of the Northern Hemisphere.  Palaeontographica, Abt. B: Palaeobotany –Palaeophytology, 288(5-6): 135–159.

146Herrera, F., S.R. Manchester, and C. Jaramillo. 2012. Permineralized fruits from the late Eocene of Panama give clues of the composition of forests established early in the uplift of Central America. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 175: 10–24.

145Nie, Z.-L., H. Sun, S.R. Manchester, Y. Meng, Q. Luke, and J. Wen. 2012.  Evolution of the intercontinental disjunctions in six continents in the Ampelopsis clade of the grape family (Vitaceae).  BMC Evolutionary Biology, 12: 17, 13 pp.

144Manchester, S.R., F. Herrera, E. Fourtanier, J. Barron, and J.-N. Martinez.  2012.  Oligocene age of the classic Belιn fruit and seed assemblage of north coastal Peru based on diatom biostratigraphy. The Journal of Geology, 120(4): 467–476.

143Boonchai, N., and S.R. Manchester.  2012.  Systematic affinities of early Eocene Petrified woods from southwestern Wyoming.  International Journal of Plant Sciences, 173 (2): 209–227.

142Erdei B, S.R. Manchester, and Z. Kvaček.  2012.  Dioonopsis Horiuchi et Kimura leaves from the Eocene of western North America: a cycad shared with the Paleogene of Japan.  International Journal of Plant Sciences, 173(1): 81–95.

141 Kapgate, D., N. Awasthi, S.R. Manchester, and S.D. Chitaley. 2011. Inflorescences and flowers of Sahnipushpam Shukla from the Deccan Intertrappean beds of India.  Acta Palaeobotanica, 51(2): 207–227.

140 Herrera, F., S.R. Manchester, S.B. Hoot , K.M. Wefferling , M.R. Carvalho,  and C. Jaramillo.  2011. Phytogeographic implications of fossil endocarps of Menispermaceae from the Paleocene of Colombia.  American Journal of Botany, 98(12): 1–14 + cover photo.

139 Manchester, S.R. 2011.  Fruits of Ticodendraceae (Fagales) from the Eocene of Europe and North America.  International Journal of Plant Sciences, 172(9): 1179-1187.

138 Zetter, R., M.J. Farabee, K.B. Pigg, S.R. Manchester, M.L. DeVore, and M.D. Nowak.  2011.  Palynoflora of the late Paleocene silicified shale at Almont, North Dakota, USA.  Palynology, 35: 133.

137 Stull, G.W., B.R. Moore, and S.R. Manchester. 2011. Fruits of Icacinaceae from the Eocene of Southeastern North America and their biogeographic implications. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 172: 935–947.

136 Iju Chen, and S.R. Manchester. 2011. Seed morphology of Vitaceae. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 172 (1): 1–35.

135 D.M. Jarzen; S.L. Corbett, and S.R. Manchester. 2010. Palynology and paleoecology of the Middle Miocene Alum Bluff flora, Liberty County, Florida, USA Palynology, 34: 261–286.*

134 Wang Qi, S.R. Manchester, and D.L. Dilcher. 2010. Fruits and foliage of Pueraria (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) from the Neogene of Eurasia and their biogeographic implications. American Journal of Botany, 97: 1982–1998.

133 Herrera, F., S.R. Manchester, C. Jaramillo, B. MacFadden, and S.A. da Silva-Caminha. 2010. Phytogeographic History and Phylogeny of the Humiriaceae. International Journal of Plant Sciences 171(4): 392–408.

132 Beilstein, M.A., N. S.Nagalingum, M.D. Clements, S.R. Manchester, and S. Mathews. 2010. Dated molecular phylogenies indicate a Miocene origin for Arabidopsis thaliana. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107 (43): 18724–18728.

131 Manchester, S.R., X.-P. Xiang, and Q.-Y. (J.) Xiang. 2010. Fruits of Cornelian Cherries (Cornaceae: Cornus Subg. Cornus) in the Paleocene and Eocene of the Northern Hemisphere. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 171(8): 882–891.

130 Manchester, S.R., and Z. Kvaček. 2010. Inflorescences and compound leaves of the extinct Platanus neptuni complex in the Oligocene of Oregon, USA. Acta Palaeobotanica, 50: 5–15.

129 Manchester, S.R., T.M. Lehman, and E.A. Wheeler. 2010. Fossil palms (Arecaceae, Coryphoideae) associated with juvenile herbivorous dinosaurs in the upper Cretaceous Aguja Formation, Big Bend National Park, Texas. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 171(6): 679–689.

128 Nie, Ze-Long, S., C. Hang, M.Y. Zhi-Duan, S.R. Manchester, and J. Wen. 2010. Molecular phylogeny and biogeographic diversification of Parthenocissus (Vitaceae) disjunct between Asia and North America. American Journal of Botany, 97(8): 1342–1353.

127 Herrera, F., S.R. Manchester, C. Jaramillo, B. MacFadden, and S.A. da Silva-Caminha. 2010. Phytogeographic History and Phylogeny of the Humiriaceae. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 171(4):392–408.*

126 Manchester, S.R., and E. O’Leary. 2010. Phylogenetic distribution and identification of fin-winged Fruits. Botanical Review, 76: 1–82.*

125 Correa, E, C. Jaramillo, S.R. Manchester, and M. Guteierrez. 2010. A fruit and leaves of rhamnaceous affinities from the Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) of Colombia. American Journal of Botany, 97: 71–79.

124 Collinson, M.E., S.R. Manchester, V. Wilde, and P. Hayes. 2010. Fruit and seed floras from exceptionally preserved biotas in the European Paleogene. Bulletin of Geosciences, 85(1): 155–162

123 McMurran, D.M., and S.R. Manchester. 2010. Lagokarpos lacustris, A new winged fruit from the Paleogene of western North America. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 171(2): 227–234.

122 Wang Qing, S.R. Manchester, L. Chensen, and G. Baoyin. 2010. Fruits and leaves of Ulmus from the Paleogene of Fushun, northeastern China. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 171(2): 221–226.

121 Manchester, S.R., and M. Hottenrott. 2009. Large-fruited Salicaceae s.l. from the Miocene tuff of the Eichelskopf, northern Hessen, Germany. Feddes Repertorium, 120(7–8): 373–378.

120 Manchester, S.R. Q.-Y. (J.) Xiang, T.M. Kodrul, and M.A. Akhmetiev. 2009. Leaves of Cornus (Cornaceae) from the Paleocene of North America and Asia confirmed by trichome characters. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 170(1): 132–142.*

119 Manchester, S.R, .Z.-D. Chen, A.-M. Lu, and K. Uemura. 2009 Eastern Asian endemic seed plant genera and their paleogeographic history throughout the Northern Hemisphere. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 47(1): 1–42.*

118 Wang, H., M.J. Moore, P.S. Soltis, C.D. Bell, S.F. Brockington, R. Alexandre, C.C. Davis, M. Latvis, S.R. Manchester, and D.E. Soltis. 2009. Rosid radiation and the rapid rise of angiosperm-dominated forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. www.pnas.orgcgidoi10.1073pnas.0813376106.

117 Manchester, S.R. 2009. Taxonomic databases and their utility for Paleobotany. International Organization of Paleobotany Newsletter, 88: 14.

116 Doyle, J.A. ,S.R. Manchester, and H. Sauquet. 2008. A seed related to Myristicaceae in the Early Eocene of southern England. Systematic Botany, 33(4): 636–646.

115 Burge, D.O., and S.R. Manchester. 2008. Fruit morphology, fossil history, and biogeography of Paliurus (Rhamnaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences, 169: 1066–1085.*

114 Pigg, K.B., S.R. Manchester, and M.L. DeVore. 2008. Fruits of Icacinaceae (Tribe Iodeae) from the Late Paleocene of western North America. American Journal of Botany, 95: 824–833.*

113 Leopold, E.B., S.R. Manchester, and H.W. Meyer. 2008. Phytogeography of the late Eocene Florissant flora reconsidered. Pp. 53–70 in. H.W. Meyer, and D.M. Smith, eds. Paleontology of the upper Eocene Florissant Formation, Colorado. Geological Society of America Special Paper 435.

112 Wheeler, E.A, and S.R. Manchester. 2007. Review of the wood anatomy of extant Ulmaceae as context for new reports of late Eocene Ulmus woods. Bulletin of Geosciences Czech. Geological Survey, 82(4): 329–342.

111 Manchester, S.R., V. Wilde, and M.E. Collinson. 2007. Fossil cashew nuts from the Eocene of Europe: Biogeographic links between Africa and South America. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 168(8): 1199–1206.*

110 Chen, I., and S.R. Manchester. 2007. Seed morphology of modern and fossil Ampelocissus (Vitaceae) and implications for phytogeography. American Journal of Botany, 94: 1534-1553.

109 Manchester, S.R., and W.C. McIntosh. 2007. Late Eocene silicified fruits and seeds from the John Day Formation near Post, Oregon. PaleoBios, 27(1): 7–17.

108 Manchester, S.R., and E. Zastawniak 2007. Fruit with perianth remains of Chaneya Wang & Manchester (Extinct Rutaceae) in the Upper Miocene of Sos’nica, Poland. Acta Palaeobotanica, 47: 253–259.

107 Manchester, S.R. ,Q.-Y. (J) Xiang, and Q.-P. Xiang. 2007. Curtisia (Cornales) from the Eocene of Europe and its phytogeographical significance. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 155: 127–134.*

106 Manos, P.S., Soltis, P.S., Soltis, D.E, Manchester, S.R., Oh, S.-H, Bell, C.D., Dilcher, D.L., and Stone, D.E. 2007. Phylogeny of extant and fossil Juglandaceae inferred from the integration of molecular and morphological data sets. Systematic Biology, 56 (3): 412-430.

105 Manchester, S.R., and LJ. Hickey. 2007. Reproductive and vegetative organs of Browniea gen. n. (Nyssaceae) from the Paleocene of North America International Journal of Plant Sciences, 167(4): 897–908.*

104 Wheeler, E.A., S.R. Manchester, and M. Wiemann. 2006. Eocene Woods of Central Oregon. Paleobios, 26(3): 1–6.

103 Manchester, S.R., and I. Chen. 2006. Tetracentron fruits from the Miocene of western North America. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 167(3): 601–605.

102 Manchester, S.R., W.S. Judd, and B. Handley. 2006. Foliage and fruits of early poplars (Salicaceae: Populus) from the Eocene of Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 167(4): 897–908.*

101 Xiang, Q.-Y. (J.), D.T. Thomas, W. Zhang, S.R. Manchester, and Z. Murell. 2006. Species level phylogeny of Cornus (Cornaceae) based on molecular and morphological evidence--implications for taxonomy and Tertiary intercontinental migration. Taxon, 55(1): 9–30.

100 Manchester, S.R., Z. Chen, and Z. Zhou. 2006. Wood anatomy of Craigia (Malvales) from southeastern Yunnan, China. International Association of wood Anatomists Journal, 27: 129–136.*

99 Kvaček, Z., S.R. Manchester, and M.A. Akhmetiev. 2005. Review of the fossil history of Craigia (Malvaceae s.l.) in the northern hemisphere based on fruits and co-occurring foliage. Pp. 114–140 In. M.A. Akhmetiev and A.B. Herman, ed., Modern problems of Palaeofloristics, Palaeophytogeography, and Phytostratigraphy. GEOS, Moscow.

98 Dillhoff, R. M., E.B. Leopold, and S.R. Manchester. 2005. The McAbee flora of British Columbia and its relation to the Early-Middle Eocene Okanagan Highlands flora of the Pacific Northwest. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 42: 151–166.

97 Manchester, S. R., Z.-D. Chen, B-Y. Geng, and J-R. Tao. 2005. Middle Eocene flora of Huadian, Jilin Province, Northeastern China. Acta Paleobotanica, 45(1): 3–26.*

96 Xiang, Q-Y(J), S.R. Manchester, D.T. Thomas, W. Zhang, and C. Fan. 2005 Phylogeny, biogeography, and molecular dating of Cornelian Cherries (Cornus, Cornaceae): Tracking Tertiary plant migration Evolution, 59(8): 1685–1700.

95 Manchester S.R., K.B. Pigg, and P.R. Crane. 2004. Palaeocarpinus dakotensis sp. n. (Betulaceae: Coryloideae) and associated staminate catkins, pollen and leaves from the Paleocene of North Dakota. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 165: 1135–1148.*

94 Chen, Iju, S.R. Manchester, and Z.-D. Chen. 2004. Anatomically preserved seeds of Nuphar (Nymphaeaceae) from the Early Eocene of Wutu, Shandong Province, China. American Journal of Botany, 91(8): 1265–1272.

93 Corbett, S.R., and S.R. Manchester. 2004. Phytogeography and fossil history of Ailanthus (Simaroubaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences, 165: 671–690.

92 Manchester, S.R., and R.M. Dillhoff. 2004. Fagus (Fagaceae) fruits, foliage, and pollen from the Middle Eocene of Pacific Northwestern North America. Canadian Journal of Botany 82: 1509–1517.

91 Manchester, S. 2004. Photoshop tips for palynology. American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists Newsletter, March 2004. 37(1): 16–18.

90 Kvaček, Z., and S.R. Manchester. 2004. Vegetative and reproductive structure of the extinct Platanus neptuni from the Tertiary of Europe and relationships within the Platanaceae. Plant Systematics & Evolution, 244: 1–29.

89 Pigg, K.B., S.R. Manchester, and W.C. Wehr. 2003. Corylus, Carpinus, and Palaeocarpinus (Betulaceae) from the middle Eocene Klonkike Mountain and Allenby Formations of Northwestern North America. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 164: 807–822.

88 Boucher, L.D., S.R. Manchester, and W.S. Judd. 2003. An extinct genus of Salicaceae based on twigs with attached flowers, fruits, and foliage from the Eocene Green River Formation of Utah and Colorado, USA. American Journal of Botany, 90: 1389-1399 + cover photo *

87 Takahashi, M., P.R. Crane, and S.R. Manchester. 2003. Huronoia fusiformis gen. et sp. nov.; a cornalean fruit from the Kamikitaba locality (Upper Cretaceous, Lower Coniacean) in northeastern Japan. Journal of Plant Research, 115: 463–473.*

86 Wilde, V., and S.R. Manchester. 2003. Cedrelospermum fruits (Ulmaceae) and related leaves from the Middle Eocene of Messel (Hesse, Germany). Cour. Forsch.-Inst. Senckenberg, 241: 147–153.*

85 Akhmetiev, M.A., T.V. Kezina, T.M. Kodrul, and S.R. Manchester. 2002. Stratigraphy and flora of the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary layers in the southeast part of the Zeya-Bureya sedimentary basin. Pp. 275–315, in M.A. Akhmetiev, M.P. Doludenko, A.B. Herman, and I.A. Ignatiev, eds. Special volume dedicated to the memory of the Corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Professor Vsevolod Andreevich Vakrameev (to the 90th anniversary of his birth). Geological Institute Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. 336 pp. In Russian.

84 Manchester, S.R. 2002. Morphology and phytogeographic history of Porosia Hickey in the Cretaceous and Paleocene of Asia and North America, and its distinction from Limnobiophyllum Krassilov. Pp. 180–181, in M.A. Akhmetiev, M.P. Doludenko, A.B. Herman, and I.A. Ignatiev, eds. Special volume, dedicated to the memory of the Corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Professor Vsevolod Andreevich Vakrameev (to the 90th anniversary of his birth). Geological Institute Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. 336 pp.

83 Wheeler, E.A., and S.R. Manchester. 2002. Woods of the Eocene Nut Beds flora, Clarno Formation, Oregon, USA. International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal, Supplement 3. 188 pp.*

82 Manchester, S.R., M.A. Akhmetiev, and T. Kodrul. 2002. Leaves and fruits of Celtis aspera (Newberry) comb. nov. (Celtidaceae) from the Paleocene of North America and eastern Asia. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 163: 725–736.*

81 Manchester, S.R. 2002. Automated Multilingual Text Translation. International Organization of Palaeobotany Newsletter, 71: 3–5.*

80 Kvaček, Z., S.R. Manchester , R. Zetter , and M. Pingen. 2002. Fruits and seeds of Craigia bronnii (Malvaceae -Tilioideae) and associated flower buds from the late Miocene Inden Formation, Lower Rhine Basin,Germany. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 119: 311–324.

79 Pingen, M., Z. Kvaček, and S.R. Manchester. 2001. Frόchte und Samen von Craigia bronnii aus dem Obermiozδn von Hambach (Niederrheinische Bucht - Deutschland) Vorlδufige Mitteilung. Documenta Naturae, 138: 1–7, 2 pls. Mόnchen. (issued 2002).

78 Manchester, S.R. 2002. Leaves and fruits of Davidia (Cornales) from the Paleocene of North America. Systematic Botany, 27(2): 368–382.*

77 Manchester, S.R. 2001. Update on the megafossil flora of Florissant, Colorado, USA. In Evanoff, E., Gregory-Wodzicki K.M., Johnson K.R., eds. Fossil flora and stratigraphy of the Florissant Formation,Colorado. Proceedings of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Series 4(1): 137–161.*

76 Manchester, S.R., and B.H. Tiffney. 2001. Integration of paleobotanical and neobotanical data in the assessment of phytogeographic history of holarctic angiosperm clades. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 162 (6, supplement): S19–S27.*

75 Tiffney B.H., and S.R. Manchester. 2001. The use of geological and paleontological evidence in evaluating plant phylogeographic hypotheses in the Northern Hemisphere Tertiary. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 162 (6, supplement): S3-S17.*

74 McClain, A.M., and S.R.  Manchester. 2001. Dipteronia (Sapindaceae) from the Tertiary of North America and implications for the phytogeographic history of the Aceroideae. American Journal of Botany, 88(7): 1316–1325.*

73 Manchester, S.R. 2001. Leaves and fruits of Aesculus (Sapindales) from the Paleocene of North America. International Journal of Plant Science, 162(4): 985-998.*

72 Kvaček, Z., L. Hably, and S.R. Manchester. 2001. Sloanea (Elaeocarpaceae) fruits and foliage from the Early Oligocene of Hungary and Slovenia. Palaeontographica Abt. B, 259: 113–124.

71 Kvaček, Z., S.R. Manchester, and S.-X. Guo. 2001. Trifoliolate leaves of Platanus bella (Heer) comb. n. from the Paleocene of North America, Greenland, and Asia and their relationships among extinct and extant Platanaceae. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 162: 441–458.*

70 Hably, L., Z. Kvaček, and S.R. Manchester. 2000. Shared taxa of land plants in the Oligocene of Europe and North America in context of Holarctic phytogeography. Acta Universitatis Carolinae-Geologica 44: 59–74.

69 Manchester, S.R., and E.J. Hermsen. 2000. Flowers, fruits, seeds, and pollen of Landeenia gen. nov., an extinct sapindalean genus from the Eocene of Wyoming. American Journal of Botany, 87: 1909–1914.*

68 Akhmetiev, M.A., and S.R. Manchester. 2000. A new species of Palaeocarpinus (Betulaceae) from the Paleogene of Eastern Sikhote-Alin. Paleontological Journal, 34: 467–474.*

67 Hably, L., and S.R. Manchester. 2000. Fruits of Tetrapterys (Malpighiaceae) from the Oligocene of Hungary and Slovenia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 111: 93–101.*

66 Manchester, S.R. 2000. Late Eocene fossil plants of the John Day Formation, Wheeler County, Oregon. Oregon Geology, 62: 51–63.*

65 Wang, Yufei, and S.R. Manchester. 2000. Chaneya, A new genus of winged fruit from the Tertiary of North America and eastern Asia. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 161: 167–178.*

64 Kvaček, Z., S.R. Manchester, and H.E. Schorn. 2000. Cones, seeds, and foliage of Tetraclinis salicornioides (Cupressaceae) from the Oligocene and Miocene of western North America: a geographic extension of the European Tertiary species. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 161: 331–344.*

63 Xiang, Qiu-Yun, D.E. Soltis, P.S. Soltis, S.R. Manchester, and D.J. Crawford. 2000. Timing the Eastern Asian - Eastern North American Floristic Disjunction: Molecular clock corroborates paleontological estimates. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 15: 462–472.

62 Geng Baoyin, S.R. Manchester, and L. Anming. 1999. The first discovery of Eucommia fruit fossil in China. Chinese Science Bulletin, 44: 1506–1509.*

61 Chen, Zhi-duan, S.R. Manchester, and H.-Y. Sun. 1999. Phylogeny and evolution of the Betulaceae as inferred from DNA sequences, morphology and paleobotany. American Journal of Botany, 86: 1168–1181.*

60 Manchester, S.R. 1999. Biogeographical relationships of North American Tertiary floras. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 86: 472–522.*

59 Kvaček, Z., and S.R. Manchester. 1999. Eostangeria Barthel (extinct Cycadales) from the Paleogene of western North America and Europe. International Journal of Plant Science 160: 621–629.*

58 Manchester, S.R., P.R. Crane, and L. Golovneva. 1999. An extinct genus with affinities to extant Davidia and Camptotheca (Cornales) from the Paleocene of North America and Eastern Asia. International Journal of Plant Science, 160: 188–207.*

57 Wiemann, M.C., S.R. Manchester, and E.A. Wheeler. 1999. Paleotemperature estimation from dicotyledonous wood anatomical characters. Palaios, 14: 459–474.

56 Lott, T.A., S.R. Manchester, and D.L. Dilcher. 1998. A unique and complete polemoniaceous plant from the middle Eocene of Utah, USA. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 104: 39–49.

55 Manchester, S.R., and Z.-D. Chen. 1998. A new genus of Coryloideae (Betulaceae) from the Paleocene of North America. International Journal of Plant Science, 159: 522–532.*

54 Manchester, S.R., D.L. Dilcher, and S.L. Wing. 1998. Attached leaves and fruits of myrtaceous affinity from the middle Eocene of Colorado, USA. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 102: 153–163.

53 Smith, G.A., S.R. Manchester, M. Ashwill, W.C. McIntosh, and R.M. Conrey. 1998. Late Eocene-early Oligocene tectonism, volcanism, and floristic change near Gray Butte, central Oregon. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 100: 759–778.

52 Wiemann, M.C., S.R. Manchester, D.L. Dilcher, L.F. Hinojosa, and E.A. Wheeler. 1998. Estimation of temperature and precipitation from morphological characters of dicotyledonous leaves American Journal of Botany, 85: 1796–1802.

51 Wiemann, M.C., E.A. Wheeler, S.R. Manchester, and K.M. Portier. 1998. Dicotyledonous wood anatomical characters as predictors of climate. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 139: 83–100.

50 Meyer, H.W., and S.R. Manchester. 1997. The Oligocene Bridge Creek flora of the John Day Formation, Oregon. University of California Publications in Geological Science, 141: 1–195, 75 pl.

49 Manchester, S.R., and L. Hably. 1997. Revision of Abelia fruits from the Paleogene of Hungary, Czech Republic, and England. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 96: 321–240.*

48 McIntosh, W.C., S.R. Manchester., and H.W. Meyer. 1997. Age of the plant-bearing tuffs of the John Day Formation at Fossil, Oregon, based upon 40Ar/39Ar single-crystal dating. Oregon Geology, 59: 3–5, 20, + cover photo.

47 Judd W., and S.R. Manchester. 1997. Circumscription of Malvaceae (Malvales) as determined by a preliminary cladistic analysis of morphological, anatomical, palynological and chemical characters. Brittonia, 49: 384–405.

46 Manchester, S.R., and D.L. Dilcher. 1997. Reproductive and vegetative morphology of Polyptera (Juglandaceae) from the Paleocene of Wyoming and Montana. American Journal of Botany, 84: 649–663 + cover photo.*

45 Wehr, W.C., and S.R .Manchester. 1996. Paleobotanical significance of flowers, fruits, and seeds from the Eocene of Republic, Washington. Washington Geology, 24: 25–27.*

44 Manchester, S.R. 1996. Petrified woods in Florida. Papers in Florida Paleontology, 8: 1–8.

43 Manchester, S.R., and Chen Zhiduan. 1996. Palaeocarpinus aspinosa sp. nov. (Betulaceae) from the Paleocene of Wyoming, USA. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 157: 644–655.*

42 Manchester, S.R., and S.-X. Guo. 1996. Palaeocarpinus (extinct Betulaceae) from northwestern China: New evidence for Paleocene floristic continuity between Asia, North America and Europe. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 157: 240–246.*

41 Manchester, S.R., and M. Donoghue. 1995. Winged fruits of Linnaeeae (Caprifoliaceae) in the Tertiary of western North America: Diplodipelta gen. nov. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 156: 709–722.*

40 Manchester, S.R. 1995. Yes, we had bananas. Oregon Geology, 57: 41–43.

39 Manchester, S.R., M.E. Collinson, and K. Goth. 1994. Fruits of the Juglandaceae from the Eocene of Messel, Germany and implications for early Tertiary phytogeographic exchange between Europe and western North America. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 155: 388–394, + cover photo.*

38 Manchester, S.R. 1994. Inflorescence bracts of fossil and extant Tilia in North America, Europe and Asia: Patterns of morphologic divergence and biogeographic history. American Journal of Botany, 81: 1176–1185.*

37 Manchester, S.R. 1994. Fruits and seeds of the Middle Eocene Nut Beds flora, Clarno Formation, Oregon. Palaeontographica Americana, 58: 1–205.

36 Carlquist, S., Morrell, P., and S.R. Manchester. 1993. Wood anatomy of Sabiaceae (s.l.): Ecological and systematic implications. Aliso, 13: 521–549.*

35 Manchester, S.R., and W.J. Kress. 1993. Fossil bananas (Musaceae): Ensete oregonense sp. nov. from the Eocene of western North America and its phytogeographic significance. American Journal of Botany, 80: 1264–1272.*

34 Manchester, S.R., and E.A. Wheeler. 1993. Extinct juglandaceous wood from the Eocene of Oregon and its implications for xylem evolution in the Juglandaceae. International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal, 14: 103–111.*

33 Call, V.B., S.R. Manchester, and D.L. Dilcher. 1993. Wetherellia fruits and associated plant remains from the Paleocene/Eocene Tuscahoma-Hatchetigbee interval, Meridian, Mississippi. Mississippi Geology, 14: 10–18.

32 Meyer, H.W., and S.R. Manchester. 1992. Presentation of the Harrell L. Strimple award of the Paleontological Society to Melvin S. Ashwill. Journal of Paleontology, 66: 714–716.

31 Manchester, S.R. 1992. Flowers, fruits and pollen of Florissantia, an extinct malvalean genus from the Eocene and Oligocene of western North America. American Journal of Botany, 79: 996-1008 + cover photo.*

30 Manchester, S.R., P.R. Crane, and D.L. Dilcher. 1991. Nordenskioldia and Trochodendron (Trochodendraceae) from the Miocene of northwestern North America. Botanical Gazette, 152: 357–368.*

29 Kvaček, Z., C. Bůžek, and S.R. Manchester. 1991. Fossil fruits of Pteleaecarpum  Weyland--Tiliaceous not Sapindaceous. Botanical Gazette, 152: 522–523.*

28 Crane, P.R., S.R. Manchester, and D.L. Dilcher. 1991. Reproductive and vegetative structure of Nordenskioldia (Trochodendraceae), a vesselless dicotyledon from the Early Tertiary of the Northern Hemisphere. American Journal of Botany 78: 1311Β51334.*

27 Manchester, S.R. 1991. Cruciptera, a new juglandaceous winged fruit from the Eocene and Oligocene of western North America. Systematic Botany, 16: 715–725.*

26 Manchester, S.R. 1990. Eocene to Oligocene floristic changes recorded in the Clarno and John Day Formations, Oregon, USA, in E. Knobloch, and Kvaček, Z., [eds.], Symposium Proceedings, paleofloristic and paleoclimatic changes in the Cretaceous and Tertiary, pp. 183–187, Geological Survey Press, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

25 Crane, P.R., S.R. Manchester, and D.L. Dilcher. 1990. A preliminary survey of fossil leaves and well-preserved reproductive structures from the Sentinel Butte Formation (Paleocene) near Almont, North Dakota. Fieldiana Geology, 1418: 1–63.*

24 Manchester, S.R. 1989c. Systematics and fossil history of the Ulmaceae, pp. 221–252 in Crane, P.R. and Blackmore, S. eds. Evolution, Systematics, and fossil history of the Hamamelidae, Volume 2: 'Higher' Hamamelidae, Systematics Association Special Volume no. 40B, Clarendon Press, Oxford.*

23 Manchester, S.R. 1989b. Attached reproductive and vegetative remains of the extinct American-European genus Cedrelospermum (Ulmaceae) from the early Tertiary of Utah and Colorado, USA. American Journal of Botany, 76: 256–276.*

22 Manchester, S.R. 1989a. Early history of the Juglandaceae. Plant Systematics and Evolution 162: 231–250.

21 Bůžek,C, Z. Kvaček, and S.R. Manchester. 1989. Sapindaceous affinities of the Pteleaecarpum fruits from the Tertiary of Eurasia and North America. Botanical Gazette, 150: 477–489.

20 Dilcher, D.L., and S.R. Manchester. 1988. Investigations of angiosperms from the Eocene of North America: a fruit belonging to the Euphorbiaceae. Tertiary Research, 9: 45–58.

19 Crane, P.R., S.R. Manchester, and D.L. Dilcher. 1988. Morphology and Phylogenetic significance of the angiosperm Platanites hebridicus from the Palaeocene of Scotland. Palaeontology, 31: 503–517.*

18 Jones, J.H., S.R. Manchester, and D.L. Dilcher. 1988. Dryophyllum Debey ex Saporta, juglandaceous not fagaceous. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 56: 205–211.

17 Manchester, S.R. 1988. Fruits and seeds of Tapiscia (Staphyleaceae) from the middle Eocene of Oregon, USA. Tertiary Research, 9: 59–66.*

16 Manchester, S.R., and M.S. Zavada. 1987. Lygodium foliage with intact sorophores from the Eocene of Wyoming. Botanical Gazette, 148: 392–399.*

15 Manchester, S.R., and P.R. Crane. 1987. A new genus of Betulaceae from the Oligocene of western North America. Botanical Gazette, 148: 263–273.*

14 Manchester, S.R. 1987b. The fossil history of the Juglandaceae. Missouri Botanical Garden Monograph, 21: 1–137.*

13 Manchester, S.R. 1987a. Extinct ulmaceous fruits from the Tertiary of Europe and western North America. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 52: 119–112. *

12 Manchester, S.R. 1986. Vegetative and reproductive morphology of an extinct plane tree (Platanaceae) from the Eocene of western North America. Botanical Gazette, 147: 200–226.*

11 Dilcher, D.L., and Manchester, S.R. 1986. Investigations of angiosperms from the Eocene of North America: leaves of the Engelhardieae (Juglandaceae). Botanical Gazette, 147: 189–199.*

10 Manchester, S.R., D.L. Dilcher, and W.D. Tidwell. 1986. Interconnected reproductive and vegetative remains of Populus (Salicaceae) from the Middle Eocene Green River Formation, northeastern Utah. American Journal of Botany, 73: 156–160.

9 Manchester, S.R., and P.R. Crane. 1983. Attached leaves, inflorescences, and fruits of Fagopsis, an extinct genus of fagaceous affinity from the Oligocene Florissant Flora of Colorado, USA. American Journal of Botany, 70: 1147–1164.

8 Manchester, S.R. 1983. Fossil wood of the Engelhardieae (Juglandaceae) from the Eocene of North America: Engelhardioxylon gen. nov. Botanical Gazette, 144: 157–163.

7 Crane, P.R., and S.R. Manchester. 1982. An extinct juglandaceous fruit from the Upper Paleocene of Southern England. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 85: 89–101.

6 Manchester, S.R., and D.L. Dilcher. 1982. Pterocaryoid fruits (Juglandaceae) in the Paleogene of North America and their evolutionary and biogeographic significance. American Journal of Botany, 69: 275–286.

5 Manchester, S.R. 1981. Fossil plants of the Eocene Clarno Nut Beds. Oregon Geology, 43: 75–81.

4 Manchester, S.R. 1980. Chattawaya (Sterculiaceae): a new genus of wood from the Eocene of Oregon and its implications for xylem evolution of the extant genus Pterospermum. American Journal of Botany, 67: 59–67.

3 Manchester, S.R. 1979. Triplochitioxylon (Sterculiaceae): a new genus of wood from the Eocene of Oregon and its bearing on the xylem evolution of the extant genus Triplochiton. American Journal of Botany, 66: 699–708.

2 Manchester, S.R., and R.B. Miller. 1978. Tile cells and their occurrence in malvalean fossil woods. IAWA Bulletin, 1978/2-3: 23–28.

1 Manchester, S.R. 1977. Wood of Tapirira (Anacardiaceae) from the Paleogene Clarno Formation of Oregon. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 23: 119–127.

Symposia, Conferences and Field Excursions Organized

“Tracing the history of extant angiosperm clades with paleobotanical data” co-organized with K. Pigg for the International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference, Tokyo, 2012.

“World-wide Early and Middle Eocene floras, the evolving picture,” co-organized with R.M. Dillhoff, for the 8th International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference, Bonn, Germany, 2008.

“Advances in Paleobotany, recognizing the contributions of David L. Dilcher and Jack A. Wolfe on the occasion of their 70th year.” Paramount Plaza Hotel, Gainesville, FL March 12-15, 2006.

“Intracontinental floristic relationships through the Late Cretaceous and Tertiary”, co-organized with Zlatko Kvacek, held at the International Organisation of Palaeobotany Conference, Qinhuangdao, China, August 2000.

“Fossil Forests of Central Oregon” S.R. Manchester and G. J. Retallack, Botanical Society of America Field Trip 17. August 10-14, 2000.

“Eur-American floristic similarities through the Cenophytic”, co-organized with Z. Kvacek for the International Botanical Congress, St. Louis, 1999.

International Organization of Paleobotany Conference, Santa Barbara, California, co-organized with B.H. Tiffney. June 30-July 5, 1996.

Teaching

BOT4935/6935/GLY 6932 (grad) Palynology--Systematic Pollen and Spore Morphology (2 credits)
Bot 6935 Systematic fruit and seed morphology-lecture and laboratory (3 credits)
Bot 6935 Systematic Leaf Morphology (2 credits)
Bot 5115 Paleobotany - lecture and laboratory (3 credits)
Bot 5625 Plant Geography – lecture (2 credits)

Post-Doctoral Associates

Dr. Xie San-Ping 2012-2013; Dr. Qi Wang 2011, Dr. Herbert Meyer, 1990-1993; Dr. Huang Qiangsheng, 1993-1994; Dr. Michael Wiemann, 1995-1996.

Graduate Students

Amy McClain, 1998-2000 (MS, Botany); Iju (Judy) Chen, 2001-2009 (PhD, Botany); Sarah Corbett, 2001-2004 (MS, Botany); Elizabeth O'Leary 2005-2007 (MS, Botany), Fabiany Herrera (PhD, Botany/Biology, 2008-2014); Greg Stull (Biology 2010--); Sarah Allen (Biology 2010-); Paula Mejia (Botany, 2005-); Rebecca Koll (Biology 2011-).

National Science Foundation Grants

2014-2018. Earth Life Transitions: Stratigraphic refinement, systematic and biogeographic relationships of the late Cretaceous-Paleocene Deccan biota of India (EAR 1338285; $280,000).

2008-2012. Collaborative Research: Evolution via the grape vine: Phylogeny and biogeographic history of the Vitaceae (BSR 0743474; $275,000).

2004-2009. AToL: Collaborative Research: Resolving the trunk of the angiosperm tree and twelve of its thorniest branches (Co-PI with Soltis et al; EF 0431266; $830,350).

2000-2003. U.S.-China Cooperative Research: Origins and evolution of major characteristic elements and key taxa in east Asian flora (INT 0074295; $41,796).

2001-2004. Eocene floras of the Northern Hemisphere: Paleoclimate and implications for large scale floristic interchange (EAR 0174295; $75,000).

1997-2000. NSF research grant: U.S.-Czech paleobotanical research on Tertiary plant disjunctions of North America and Europe (INT 560260112; $19,558).

1996-1999. NSF curation grant: Curation of the Florida Museum of Natural History Paleobotanical Collection (DEB 9631371, Co-PI with David Dilcher; $200,000).

1995-997 NSF research grant: Paleofloral and stratigraphic analysis and Eocene-Oligocene climate change in a single continental section in north-central Oregon. (EAR 9506727; $24,558).

1995-1996. Support for the Fifth International Organization of Paleobotany Conference. (EAR-9418676; $10,000).

1994-1996. Fossil dicotyledonous woods as paleoclimatic indicators: test cases from the Tertiary of western North America (EAR-9322765; $120,427).

1993-1995. Paleocene spread of deciduous hardwood forest in North America and Asia: megafossil and palynological correlations (EAR 9220079; $100,000).

Recent Service

Acting Treasurer, International Organization of Paleobotany 2008-present
Advisory Committee, Dept. of Natural History, Florida Museum of Natural History 2008-2013.
Graduate Committee, Department of Biology, 2009-2010.
Served on “Integration Committee” charged with implementing the merger of Zoology and Botany Departments. June 2008-Jan, 2009.