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  Peter Møller Jørgensen, Ph.D., Curator
Missouri Botanical Garden
P.O. Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166-0299
USA

- Adjunct Associate Professor and Research Associate Professor, University of Missouri-St. Louis
- Associated Investigator ad honorem, Catholic University, Quito, Ecuador

office phone: + 1-314-577-9411
fax: +1-314-577-0820
email: peter.jorgensen@mobot.org

Ph.D., Aarhus University (Denmark), 1993
M.S., Aarhus University (Denmark), 1985

Research Interests and Emphases
Peter holding Passiflora sp.
 
  • Neotropical floristics and conservation
  • Passifloraceae, Olacaceae and Santalaceae
  • Catalogue of Bolivian Vascular Plants
  • Botanical Inventory of the Madidi Region
  • Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador

    Selected Publications
  • Herzog, S.K., P.M. Jørgensen, R. Martinez G., C. Martius, E.P. Anderson, D.G. Hole, T.H. Larsen, J.A. Marengo, D. Ruiz C. & H. Thiessen. 2010. Efectos del cambio climatico en la biodiversidad de los Andes tropicales: el estado del conocimiento científico. Resumen para tomadores de decisiones y responsables de la formulación de políticas públicas. Instituto Interamericano para la Investigación del Cambio Global (IAI), São José dos Campos, Brasil. Pp. 30.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. (ed.) 2009. Biodiversity and Conservation in the Andes. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 96(3): 369–520.
  • Ulloa Ulloa, C., S. Álvarez Molina, P.M. Jørgensen & D. Minga. 2009. Guía de 100 plantas silvestres del páramo del Parque Nacional Cajas/Cajas National Park field guide of 100 wild plants of the páramo. Spanish/English edition. Pp. 1–90. ETAPA, Cuenca. [Second edition]
  • León, B., J. Roque, C. Ulloa Ulloa, N. Pitman, P.M. Jørgensen & A. Cano (eds.). 2007. El libro rojo de las plantas endémicas del Perú. Revista Peruana de Biología 13(2): 1s–965s.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., M.J. Macía, T.J. Killeen & S.G. Beck. 2005 [2006]. Estudios botánicos de la región Madidi, Ecología en Bolivia, Edición especial, 40(3): i–iii, 1-452.
  • Sklenar, P., J. Luteyn, C. Ulloa Ulloa, P.M. Jørgensen & M. Dillon (eds.) 2005. Flora Genérica de los Páramos — Guía Ilustrada de las Plantas vasculares. Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden 92: i-xiii, 1-499.
  • Ulloa Ulloa, C., S. Álvarez Molina, P.M. Jørgensen & D. Minga. 2004 [2005]. Cien plantas silvestres del  páramo / One hundred wild plants from the páramo — Parque Nacional Cajas, Azuay Ecuador. Spanish/ English edition. Pp. 1–236. ETAPA, Cuenca.
  • Rodríguez-Mahecha, J.V., P. Salaman, P. Jørgensen, T. Consiglio, L. Suárez, F. Arjona, & R. Bensted-Smith. 2004. Tropical Andes. Pp. 73–79. In: R.A. Mittermeier, P. Robles-Gil, M. Hoffmann, J.D. Pilgrim, T.M. Brooks, C.G. Mittermeier, & G. Fonseca. Hotspots Revisited: Earth's Biologically Richest and Most Endangered Ecoregions. Second Edition. Cemex, Mexico.
  • Rodríguez-Mahecha, J.V., P. Salaman, P. Jørgensen, T. Consiglio, E. Forno, A. Telesca, L. Suárez, F. Arjona, F. Rojas, R. Bensted-Smith, & V.H. Inchausty. 2004. Tumbez–Chóco–Magdalena. P.p. 80–84. In: R.A. Mittermeier, P. Robles-Gil, M. Hoffmann, J.D. Pilgrim, T.M. Brooks, C.G. Mittermeier, & G. Fonseca. Hotspots Revisited: Earth's Biologically Richest and Most Endangered Ecoregions. Second Edition. Cemex, Mexico.
  • P.M. Jørgensen. 2004 [2005]. Three new species of Passiflora subgenus Decaloba (Passifloraceae) from Ecuador. Nord. J. Bot. 23(1): 11–19.
  • Vargas, J.H., T. Consiglio, P.M. Jørgensen & T.B. Croat. 2004. Modeling distribution patterns in a species-rich plant genus Anthurium (Araceae), in Ecuador. Diversity and Distributions 10: 211-216.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & M. Weigend. 2004. Passiflora inca a New Species of Passifloraceae from Peru and Bolivia. Novon 14(1): 79-83.
  • Pitman, N.C.A & P.M. Jørgensen. 2002. Estimating the Size of the World's Threatened Flora. - Science 298: 989.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & C. Ulloa Ulloa. 2002. 30B. Olacaceae. In: G. Harling & L. Andersson, (eds.) Flora of Ecuador. 69: 59-104.
  • Ulloa Ulloa, C. & P.M. Jørgensen. 2002. 31. Santalaceae. In: G. Harling & L. Andersson, (eds.) Flora of Ecuador. 69: 105-118.
  • Pitman, N.C.A., P.M. Jørgensen, R.S.R. Williams, S. León-Yánez & R. Valencia. 2002. Extinction-Rate Estimates for a modern Neotropical Flora. Conservation Biology 16(5): 1427-1431.
  • Ulloa Ulloa, C., P.M. Jørgensen & M.O. Dillon. 2002. Arnaldoa argentea (Barnadesioideae: Asteraceae), a New Species and a New Generic Record for Ecuador. Novon 12(3): 415-419.
  • Ulloa Ulloa, C. & P.M. Jørgensen 2002. Sobre la presencia del género Arnaldoa (Asteraceae) en el Ecuador, pp. 305-309 In: Z. Aguirre M., J. E. Madsen, E. Cotton & H. Balslev (eds.), Botánica Austroecuatoriana - Estudios sobre los recursos vegetales en las provincias de El Oro, Loja y Zamora-Chinchipe. Ediciones Abya Yala, Quito.
  • Picker, T. & P.M. Jørgensen 2001. Epiphyte diversity in Ecuador - a Geographical Information System (GIS) project. In: J. Nieder & W. Barthlott (eds.) Epiphytes and Canopy Fauna of the Otonga Rain Forest (Ecuador). J. Nieder & W. Barthlott. Bonn.
  • Valencia, R., N. Pitman, S. León-Yánez & P.M. Jørgensen 2000. Libro Rojo de las Plantas Endémicas del Ecuador 2000. Herbario QCA, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador. Quito.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & S. León (eds.) 1999. Catalogue of the Vascular plants of Ecuador. Monograph. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75: i-vii, 1-1181.
  • Sklenar, P. & P.M. Jørgensen. 1999. Distribution of páramo plants in Ecuador. Journal of Biogeography. 26(4): 681-691.
  • P.M. Jørgensen & J. M. MacDougal. 1997. Three new species of Passiflora (Passifloraceae) from Ecuador and notes on Passiflora viridecens. Novon 7: 379-386.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & C. Ulloa Ulloa, R. Valencia R., & J.E. Madsen. 1995. A Floristic Analysis of the High Andes of Ecuador. Pp. 221-237 in S.P. Churchill, H. Balslev, E. Forero & J.L. Luteyn (editors), Biodiversity and Conservation of the Neotropical Montane Forests. The New York Botanical Garden, New York.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & C. Ulloa Ulloa. 1994. Seed plants of the high Andes of Ecuador - a checklist. AAU Rep. 34: 1-460.
  • Ulloa Ulloa, C. & P.M. Jørgensen, 1993. Arboles y arbustos de los Andes del Ecuador. AAU Rep. 30: 1-264. (also available in a second edition through Abya-Yala, Quito).
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & C. Ulloa U. (eds.), 1989. Estudios Botánicos del la Reserva ENDESA, Pichincha -Ecuador. AAU Rep. 22: 1-138.
  • Holm-Nielsen, L.B., P.M. Jørgensen, & J.E. Lawesson, 1988. 126. Passifloraceae. In G. Harling & L. Andersson (editors), Flora of Ecuador 31: 1-130.

    This page was revised 03/18/11.

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