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Dr Stephen Jury


My teaching remit covers diverse areas of systematics including lectures and courses on: herbarium management and methods, the flora of Great Britain and Ireland, plant identification, economic botany, Mediterranean botany and a field course in S.E. Spain.

Research interests:
These include: European & Mediterranean floristics, especially Spain and Morocco; taxonomy and nomenclature of European, Mediterranean and horticultural plant groups, with special reference to Umbelliferae, Labiatae, petaloid monocotyledons, aromatic species; conservation issues.

Collaborative links:
Natural History Museum (London); Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; Institut Agronomique et Veterinaire, Hassan II (Rabat, Morocco); Real Jardin Botanico de Madrid; Universidad de Sevilla (Spain); Universidad de Murcia (Spain); Instituto Botanica de Barcelona (Spain); Institut Scientifique, Rabat (Morocco)

Current research projects include:
Euro+Med PlantBase (EU network co-ordinator)
Flora of Morocco (including Darwin Initiative Project)
Flora of Lebanon (including Darwin Initiative Project)
Umbelliferae of the Iberian Peninsula
Systematics of Lavandula and Rosmarinus
Herbarium Information Systems

Other publications

Jury, S.L. The Euro+Med treatment of Hedera (Araliaceae) - recent studies and a new name. [Notulae ad floram euro-mediterraneum pertinentes
No. XX] Willdenowia
, 34, 2005, 1-2.

Leadlay, E.A. and Jury, S.L., (eds.) Taxonomy and Conservation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005, 343 pp.

Jury, S.L. The Euro+Med treatment of Hedera (Araliaceae) - recent studies and a new name. Willdenowia, 34, 2004, 351-352.

Nieto Feliner, G., Jury, S.L. and Herrero, A. (Eds) Umbelliferae, Madrid, CSIC, Flora Iberica, 2003, 10, 498pp.

Nieto Feliner, G., Herrero, A. and Jury, S.L. (Eds) Flora Iberica. Plantas vasculares de la Península Ibérica e Islas Baleares. Araliaceae-Umbelliferae, Madrid, CSIC, X, 2003, XLV, 498pp.

de Castra, O., Cozzolino, S., Jury, S.L. and Caputo, P. Molecular relationships in Genista L. Sect. Spartocarpus Spach (Fabaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution, 231, 2002, 91108.

Jury, S.L. Athamanta vayredanum (Apiaceae) new to Morocco. Lagascalia, 21, 2002, 364-365.

Thornton-Wood, S.P. and Jury, S.L. Naming your plant. In: D.S. Ingram, D. Vince-Prue and P.J. Gregory, Science in the Garden, 2002, 4758. Oxford, Blackwell Science.

Upson, T.M. and Jury, S.L. Moroccan Lavenders. The Lavender Bag, 18, 2002, 39.

Valdés, B., Rejdali, M., Achhal El Kadmiri, A., Jury, S.L. and Montserrat, J.M. (eds), Checklist of vascular plants of N. Morocco with identification keys. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, I & II, 2002, 1-491 & 492-1007.

Cullen, J., Jury, S.L. et al (Eds). The European Garden Flora, 6, 2000, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hong, W-P., Greenham, J.R., Jury, S.L. & Williams, C.A. Leaf flavonoid patterns in the genus Tricyrtis (Tricyrtidaceae senus stricto, Liliaceae sensu lato). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 130, 1999, 261-266.

Jury, S.L., Rejdali, M. (1999). Spanish plants of interest in Morocco. Acta Bot. Fennica, 162, 1999, 119-123.

Vargas, P., McAllister, H.A., Morton, C.M., Jury, S.L. & Wilkinson, M.J. (1999). Polyploid speciation in Hedera (Araliaceae): phylogenetic and biogeographic insights based on chromosome counts and ITS sequences. Plant Syst. Evol. 219, 1999, 165-179.

Vargas, P., Morton, C.M. & Jury, S.L. (1999). Biogeographic patterns in Mediterranean and Macaronesian species of Saxifraga (Saxifragaceae) inferred from phylogenetic analyses of ITS sequences. American Journal of Botany. 86 (5), 1999, 724-734.

Compton, J.A., Culham, A. & Jury, S.L. Reclassification of Actaea to include Cimicifuga and Souliea (Racunculaceae): phylogeny inferred from morphology, nrDNA ITS, and cpDNA trnL-F sequence variation. Taxon. 47, 1998, 593-633.