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Biographical entry Drinnan, Andrew Neil (1958 - )

Born
4 November 1958
Occupation
Academic and Botanist

Summary

Andrew Drinnan is a botanist and academic. He has been teaching plant diversity, structure and evolution of plants at the University of Melbourne since 1990. His research interests are palaeobotany and plant morphology, with research programmes in fossil plants of Australia and Antarctica, and flower development of Australian plant groups such as Myrtaceae and Nothofagus.

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Events

1980
Education - Bachelor of Science (Honours), First Class, University of Melbourne, Australia
1983
Education - Master of Science, University of Melbourne, Australia
1988
Education - PhD, University of Melbourne, Australia
1988 - 1990
Career position - Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Geology Department, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois, USA
1990 - 1995
Career position - Lecturer, School of Botany, University of Melbourne, Australia
1996 - 1999
Career position - Senior Lecturer, School of Botany, University of Melbourne, Australia
2000 -
Career position - Associate Professor and Reader, School of Botany, University of Melbourne, Australia

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Book Sections

  • Drinnan, Andrew N., 'Pteridophytes: classification and phylogeny', in Orchard, Anthony E. (ed.), Flora of Australia, Volume 48: Ferns, Gymnosperms and Allied Groups, ABRS & CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, Vic, 1998, pp. 19-27. Details

Journal Articles

  • Bohte, A. and Drinnan, A., 'Floral development and systematic position of Arillastrum, Allosyncarpia, Stockwellia and Eucalyptopsis (Myrtaceae)', Plant Systematics and Evolution, vol. 251, no. 1, 2005, pp. 53-70. Details
  • Bohte, A. and Drinnan, A. N., 'Fruit development in eucalypts (Myrtaceae: Eucalypteae).', Australian Systematic Botany, vol. 24, 2011, pp. 421-444. Details
  • Drinnan, A. N. and Ladiges, P. Y., 'Perianth development in Angophora and the bloodwood eucalypts (Myrtaceae).', Plant Systematics and Evolution, vol. 160, 1988, pp. 219-239. Details
  • Drinnan, A. N. and Ladiges, P. Y., 'Operculum development in Eucalyptus clöeziana F. Muell. and Eucalyptus informal subgenus Monocalyptus (Myrtaceae).', Plant Systematics and Evolution, vol. 166, 1989, pp. 183-196. Details
  • Drinnan, A. N. and Ladiges, P. Y., 'Operculum and androecium development in some Eudesmia eucalypts.', Plant Systematics and Evolution, vol. 165, 1989, pp. 239-254. Details
  • Drinnan, A. N. and Ladiges, P. Y., 'Operculum development in the Eudesmieae B eucalypts and Eucalyptus caesia Benth.', Plant Systematics and Evolution, vol. 165, 1989, pp. 227-237. Details
  • Drinnan, A. N. and Ladiges, P. Y., 'Floral development in the Symphyomyrtus group of eucalypts (Eucalyptus: Myrtaceae). Australian Systematic Botany', vol. 4, 1991, pp. 553-562. Details
  • Drinnan, A. N. and Ladiges, P. Y., 'Floral development and systematic position of Eucalyptus curtisii (Myrtaceae)', Australian Systematic Botany, vol. 4, 1991, pp. 539-551. Details
  • Gibbs, A. K., Udovicic, F., Drinnan, A. N., and Ladiges, P. Y., 'Phylogeny and classification of Eucalyptus subgenus Eudesmia (Myrtaceae) based on nuclear ribosomal DNA, chloroplast DNA and morphology.', Australian Systematic Botany, vol. 22, no. 3, 2009, pp. 158-179. Details
  • Ladiges, P. Y., Udovicic, F. and Drinnan, A. N., 'Eucalypt phylogeny - molecules and morphology.', Australian Systematic Botany, vol. 8, 1995, pp. 483-497. Details
  • Ladiges, P. Y., Udovicic, F. and Drinnan, A. N., 'Eucalypt phylogeny: molecules and morphology.', Australian Systematic Botany, vol. 8, no. 4, 1995, pp. 483-497. Details
  • Neish, P. G., Drinnan, A. N., and Ladiges, P. Y., 'Anatomy of leaf-margin lenticels in Eucalyptus denticulata and three other eucalypts.', Australian Journal of Botany, vol. 43, 1995, pp. 211-221. Details
  • Parra-O, C., Bayly, M.J. Drinnan, A., Udovicic, F. and Ladiges, P., 'Phylogeny, major clades and infrageneric classification of Corymbia (Myrtaceae), based on nuclear ribosomal DNA and morphology.', Australian Systematic Botany, vol. 22, 2009, pp. 384-399. Details

Theses

  • Drinnan, Andrew Neil, 'Floral development in Angophora Cav. and Eucalyptus L'Herit. (Myrtaceae)', Thesis, University of Melbourne, 1988, 200 pp. Details

Online Resources

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