Uno Eliasson

Uno Eliasson


Professor emer. of Systematic Botany, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Business Address:
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg
Box 461, SE-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden.

Telephone: +46 31 786 2682
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Research interests:
(1) Myxomycetes (acellular slime moulds)
(2) Island biogeography
(3) Amaranthaceae of the Neotropics.

Doctoral degree in 1974. Thesis: “Studies in Galápagos Plants IV-XIV”.

Thesis comprised taxonomic studies on vascular plants in the Galápagos Islands, mainly species of the Amaranthaceae and the endemic genus Scalesia (Asteraceae).

Numerous publications on the Galápagos flora.

Research related to Island biogeography in Galápagos, Hawaii, Jamaica and Cuba.

Research Associate in botany at the Bishop Museum, Honolulu, since 1996.

Currently involved in the Hawaiian Biological Survey Project as expert on Myxomycetes.

Teaching experience from the University of Gothenburg, University of Hawaii at Manoa, University of the West Indies, Kingston.

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