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Funk, Vicki (1947-2019)

Former Senior Research Botanist and Head, Biological Diversity of the Guianas (BDG) Program and Curator of Botany (Asteraceae)

Systematics of the Compositae, including monographs, checklists, phylogenies and supertrees; theory and practice of phylogenetics and biogeography, especially global Compositae distributions and Pacific Biogeography; Biodiversity, the interface between systematics and conservation biology, especially from northeastern South America.  Over 12,000 numbers collected primarily, Mexico, Andean South America, and South Africa.

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