Kevin Thiele


Kevin Thiele

Kevin R. Thiele is curator of the Western Australian Herbarium. His research interests include the systematics of the plant families Proteaceae, Rhamnaceae and Violaceae, and the conservation ecology of grassy woodland ecosystems. He is also interested in biodiversity informatics, and is involved in the design of software for the Global Biodiversity Infrastructure Facility.cite web | url = http://science.calm.wa.gov.au/people/index.php?sid=246 | title = Kevin Thiele | work = Naturebase | publisher = Department of Environment and Conservation, Government of Western Australia | accessdate = 2007-03-22]

He obtained a PhD from the University of Melbourne in 1993, and has since had a number of publications, notably a treatment of the Rhamnaceae for the "Flora of Australia" series of monographs, and, with Pauline Ladiges, a taxonomic arrangement of "Banksia".cite journal |first=Kevin|last=Thiele| coauthors = Pauline Y. Ladiges | year = 1996 | title = A Cladistic Analysis of Banksia (Proteaceae) | journal = Australian Systematic Botany | volume = 9 | issue = 5 | pages = 661–733 | doi = 10.1071/SB9960661] In 2007 he collaborated with Austin Mast to transfer "Dryandra" to "Banksia".cite journal | author = Mast, Austin R. and Kevin Thiele | year = 2007 | title = The transfer of Dryandra R.Br. to Banksia L.f. (Proteaceae) | journal = Australian Systematic Botany | volume = 20 | pages = 63–71 | doi = 10.1071/SB06016]

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