Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum Frankfurt

Phanerogams I and II

Prof. Dr. Georg Zizka

Georg Zizka Georg Zizka auf Alpenexkursion, Juli 2010
 


Office hours: by appointment only. Location: Arthur von Weinberg-Haus, Kuhwaldstr. 55, 3rd floor.

Are you interested in our working group?
Please contact us and/or attend our seminar: 

 

Curriculum vitae

Publications


Principal research subjects

  • Diversity of plants
  • Diversity change under human inpact
  • Systematics and phylogeny of Higher Plants, especially Bromeliaceae, Poaceae, Quiinaceae


Geographic Priorities

  • Neotropics
  • (West) Africa
  • Pacific Islands


Current research projekts (selection)

Nymphaealotus

The "Westafrika-Herbar" in Frankfurt – an important research collection comprinsing approximately 12.000 records only from Burkina Faso.

 

Puya

Chilenean bromeliads are examined for "Flora de Chile" (in this case: Puya coerulea var. coerulea).

 

Kuba

Cuba excursion.

  

Regenwald

Rain forest.

 

  
PhD, master/diploma and bachelor theses

In our working group "Diversity and Evolution of Higher Plants", PhD, master/diploma and bachelor projects on the following subjects are available:

  • Diversity and evolution of bromeliads (Bromeliaceae)
  • Diversity change and land use in West Africa (with special emphasis on grasses, Poacae)
  • Diversity and evolution of Marcgraviaceae and Quiinaceae
  • Plant-animal interaction (ants – plants, pollination in Marcgraviaceae)
  • Systematics, taxonomy and biogeography of selected indigenous plant families
  • Floristic change under human influence

Aktuell zu vergebende Examensarbeiten (in German)

PhD, master/diploma, and bachelor theses, running and completed

Teaching 

Staff of department