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  George Yatskievych, Ph.D.
Curator, and Director, Flora of Missouri Project

Missouri Botanical Garden
P.O. Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166-0299

Research Associate Professor and Adjunct Graduate Faculty,
University of Missouri–St. Louis
Research Associate, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson

office phone: +1-314-577-9522
fax: +1-314-577-0830
email: george.yatskievych@mobot.org

Ph.D., Indiana University, 1990
M.S., University of Arizona, 1982
B.S., University of Arizona, 1979

General Research Interests
George collecting in Brazil, January 2010
Photo courtesy of
Jefferson Prado
  • Floristics of the United States (particulary Missouri)
  • Floristics of Mexico
  • Systematics of Pteridophytes
  • Systematics of Parasitic Flowering Plants
  • Plant Conservation

    Research Emphases
  • Revision of Steyermark's Flora of Missouri
  • Holoparasitic Orobanchaceae, Flora of North America
  • Pteridophytes, Vascular Plants of Arizona

    Selected Publications
  • Jessee, L.H., and G. Yatskievych. 2011. A new putative hybrid in Silphium (Asteraceae: Heliantheae). Phytoneuron 2011-62: 1–7.
  • Sigel, E. M., M. D. Windham, L. Huiet, G. Yatskievych, and K. M. Pryer. 2011. Species relationships and farina evolution in the cheilanthoid fern genus Argyrochosma (Pteridaceae). Syst. Bot. 36: 554–564.
  • Applequist, W. L., M. Callmander, G. Davidse, A. Sennikov, M. Thulin, P. Vorster, and G. Yatskievych. 2010. Apportionment of institutional votes for the Nomenclature Section: a rebuttal to Smith & al. Taxon 59: 1567–1570.
  • Beck, J. B., M. D. Windham, G. Yatskievych, and K. M. Pryer. 2010. A diploids-first approach to species delimitation and interpreting polyploid evolution in the fern genus Astrolepis (Pteridaceae). Syst. Bot. 35: 223–234.
  • Yatskievych, G., T. R. Van Devender, and A. L. Reina-Guerrero. 2010. Pteridofitas. Pp. 217–227 in F. E. Molina Freaner and T. R. Van Devender, eds. Biodiversidad Biológica de Sonora. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City.
  • Yatskievych, G., and M. D. Windham. 2009. Vascular Plants of Arizona: Isoëtaceae, Marsileaceae, Polypodiaceae, Selaginellaceae, Thelypteridaceae. Canotia 5: 27–52.
  • Yatskievych, G., and J. L. Contreras J. 2009. A new genus of holoparasitic Orobanchaceae from Mexico. Novon 19: 266–276.
  • Collins, L. T., A. E. L. Colwell, and G. Yatskievych. 2009. Orobanche riparia (Orobanchaceae), a new species from the American Midwest. J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 3: 3–11.
  • Mora-Olivo, A., and G. Yatskievych. 2009. Salvinia molesta in Mexico. Amer. Fern J. 99: 56–58.
  • Yatskievych, G., and S. Kobal. 2008. The genus Cystopteris at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve, DuPage County Illinois. Amer. Fern J. 98: 79–83.
  • Yatskievych, G., and M. D. Windham. 2008. Vascular Plants of Arizona: Azollaceae, Blechnaceae, Dennstaedtiaceae, Equisetaceae, Salviniaceae. Canotia 4: 31–49.
  • Raveill, J. A., and G. Yatskievych. 2008. Heliotropium europaeum (Heliotropiaceae) new to Missouri. Missouriensis 28/29: 10–17.
  • Yatskievych, G., and A. L. Arbeláez A. 2008. A new species and three generic transfers in the fern genus Notholaena (Pteridaceae). Novon 18: 120–124.
  • Meijer, W., and G. Yatskievych. 2007. Rafflesiaceae. P. 476 in V. Funk, T. Hollowell, P. Berry, C. Kelloff, and S.N. Alexander. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55: 1–584.
  • Yatskievych, G. 2007. A new combination in Glossopetalon (Crossosomataceae). Novon 17: 529–530.
  • Phipps, J. B., G. Yatskievych, and K. Wood. 2007. Typification of Crataegus names from the Missouri flora. Harvard Pap. Bot. 11: 179–197.
  • Yatskievych, G. 2006. Steyermark’s Flora of Missouri, Volume 2. Errata. Missouriensis 27: 23–25.
  • Hill, R., and G. Yatskievych. 2006. Taxonomic and nomenclatural differences between Steyermark’s Flora of Missouri and the Revised Flora of Missouri, Volume 2. Missouriensis 27: 26–46.
  • Yatskievych, G. 2006. Steyermark’s Flora of Missouri, Second Edition, Volume 2. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
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    For Dr. Yatskievych's complete CV with list of publications, click here (Adobe Acrobat Reader required).

    This page was revised 08/21/12.


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