World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Family Reviewers

Key to status abbreviations & family reviewers
R = review completed.
RH = review completed and hard copy published.
UR = under review (partially reviewed).
NR = not yet reviewed.
LR = recently reviewed in the literature.
GR = part of a geographical review.

The family reviewers are listed in order of when they reviewed the families with the most recent first. The information in brackets is as follows: (institute or place of residence, year of review, specific taxonomic group or geographical region reviewed).

Family Status Compiler(s) Reviewer(s)
Alstroemeriaceae R R.Govaerts (K, 2005) A.Hofreiter (2006)
Amaryllidaceae R R.Govaerts (K, 2005) S.Kington (RHS, 2007, Narcissus), N.Friesen (OSN, 2007, Allium subgen.Rhizirideum), R.Fritsch (2006, Allium), D.A.Snijman (NBG, 2006), R.Marcucci (PAD, 2006), P.A.Silverstone-Sopkin (CUVC, 2006, Colombia), S.Brullo (CAT, 2005, Allium)
Ancistrocladaceae GR R.Govaerts (K, 2006) M.Cheek (K, 2007)
Apocynaceae R R.Govaerts D. Goyder (Kew, 2016), A.Leeuwenberg (Wageningen, 1999)
Araceae RH R.Govaerts J.Bogner (Munich, 2002), J.Boos (2002), P.Boyce (K, 2002), B.Cosgriff (St Luis, 2002), T.Croat (St Luis, 2002), E.Gon?alves (S?o Paulo, 2002), M.Grayum (St Luis, 2002), A.Hay (Sydney, 2002), W.Hetterscheid (Hilversum, 2002), S.Ittenbach (2002), E.Landolt (Z?rich, 2002), S.Mayo (K, 2002), J.Murata (Tokyo, 2002), V.D.Nguyen (Hanoi, 2002), C.M.Sakuragui (Maringa, 2002), Y.Singh
(Pittsburgh, 2002), S.Thompson
(Pittsburgh, 2002), G.Zhu (St Luis, 2002).
Araliaceae RH R.Govaerts H.-J.Esser (M, 2003), D.G.Frodin (K, 2003), P.P.Lowry (2003), J.Wen (US, 2003)
Arecaceae RH R. Govaerts J.Dransfield (K, 2003), S. Zona (FTG, 2004), D.R. Hodel (2004), A. Henderson (NY)
Asparagaceae R R.Govaerts B.J.M.Zonneveld (2007, Hosta), S.A.Zona (FTG, 2006)
Asphodelaceae R R.Govaerts L.Newton (Nairobi, 2006, Aloe)
Basellaceae R R.Govaerts R.Eriksson (GB, 2007)
Begoniaceae R R.Govaerts M.J.S.Sands (K, 2003)
Betulaceae RH R.Govaerts W.Bopp (1998)
Bromeliaceae R R.Govaerts H.E.Luther (SEL, 2005), J.Grant (NEU, 2005)
Burmanniaceae R R.Govaerts R.M.K.Saunders (HKU, 2005), H.Maas-van de Kamer (U, 2005), P.J.M.Maas (U, 2005), D.X.Zhang (IBSL, 2005)
Campanulaceae R R.Govaerts T.G.Lammers (OSH, 2006)
Cannaceae UR R.Govaerts H.Maas-van de Kamer (U, 2005), P.J.M.Maas (U, 2005), N.Tanaka (2000)
Ceratophyllaceae R R.Govaerts M.Thomas (K, 2002)
Chrysobalanaceae R R.Govaerts G.T.Prance & C.A.Sothers (K, 2003)
Colchicaceae R R.Govaerts K.Persson (GB, 2007)
Commelinaceae R R.Govaerts R.Faden (Washington, Dec.2004)
Costaceae R R.Govaerts H.Maas-van de Kamer (U, 2005), P.J.M.Maas (U, 2005)
Cyclanthaceae R R.Govaerts R.Eriksson (GB, 2006)
Cyperaceae R R.Govaerts J.Koopman (Poland, 2008, Carex), D.Simpson (K, 2004), P.Goetghebeur (Gent, 2005), K.Wilson (NSW, 2005), T.Egorova (LE, 2005), J.Bruhl (NE)
Dioscoreaceae R R.Govaerts P.Wilkin (K, 2005), L.Raz (COL, 2006), O.T?llez-Vald?s (MEXU, 2006)
Droseraceae R R.Govaerts M.Cheek (K, 2001)
Drosophyllaceae R R.Govaerts M.Cheek (K, 2001)
Euphorbiaceae RH R.Govaerts F.J.Fern?ndez Casas (MA, 2007, Cnidoscolus), C.Barker (K, 2000), S.Carter (K, 2000, Euphorbia), S.Davies (2000), H.-J.Esser (2000), M.Gilbert (2000), P.Hoffmann (K, 2000), A.Radcliffe-Smith (K, 2000), V.Steinmann (IEB, 2000), P.van Welzen (2000), T.Whitmoore (2000)
Fagaceae RH R.Govaerts S.Andrews (1998), A.Coombes (1998), M.Gilbert (London, 1998, China), D.Hunt (1998), K.Nixon (1998, America), M.Thomas (1998)
Haemodoraceae R R.Govaerts H.Maas-van de Kamer (U, 2005), P.J.M.Maas (U, 2005)
Heliconiaceae R R.Govaerts J.Kress (US, Dec.2004)
Lamiaceae NR R.Govaerts A.Paton (K, 2005), Y.Harvey (Leonotis;K, 2002), T.Navarro (C.S.I.C.Almer?a, 1999), M.del Rosario Garc?a Pe?a (Salvia, Cunila, MEXU, 2007)
Magnoliaceae RH R.Govaerts R.Figlar (2006), H.Nooteboom (1996), S.Spongberg (1996)
Marantaceae R R.Govaerts H.Kennedy (UBC, 2004)
Mayacaceae R R.Govaerts J.C.Jaszczerski (HUCP, 2005)
Musaceae R R.Govaerts H?kkinen (2006)
Myrtaceae R R.Govaerts M.Sobral (BHCB, 2005), P.Ashton (A, 2005), F.Barrie (US, 2005), B.K.Holst (SELBY, 2005), L.L.Landrum (ASU, 2005), K.Matsumoto (KAMPINAS, 2005), F.Fernanda Mazine (ESA), E.Nic Lughadha (K, 2005), C.Proenca (UB, 2005), L.H.Soares-Silva (UB, 2005), P.G.Wilson (Sydney, 2005), E.Lucas (K, 2005)
Oleaceae R R.Govaerts P.S.Green (K, 2006)
Orchidaceae R R.Govaerts P.Bernet (R?union, 2010), K. Kratochvil (Czech Rep., 2009), G. Gerlach (M, 2009), G. Carr (2009, Catasetum), P. Alrich (2009), A.M.Pridgeon(U.K., 2008), J.Pfahl (Florida, 2006), M.A.Campacci (Brazil, 2005), D.Holland Baptista (Brazil, 2005), H.Tigges (Germany, 2005), J.Shaw (RHS, 2005), P.Cribb (K, 2003), Alex George (K, 2003), K.Kreuz (2004, Europe), J.Wood (K, 2003, Europe).
Pandaceae RH R.Govaerts A.Radcliffe-Smith (K, 2000)
Petrosaviaceae R R.Govaerts A.Radcliffe-Smith (K, 2000)
Physenaceae R C.Ulloa P.Phillipson (MO, 2006)
Poaceae UR W.D. Clayton, R. Govaerts, K.T. Harman, H. Williamson & M. Vorontsova
Rapateaceae R R.Govaerts P.E.Berry (WIS, 2005)
Restionaceae R R.Govaerts B.G.Briggs (NSW, 2005), P.Linder (Z, 2005)
Rubiaceae R R.Govaerts M.Ruhsam (K, 2005), L.Andersson (2000), E.Robbrecht (Meise, 2000), D.Bridson (K, 2000), A.Davis (K, 2002, Madagascar), I.Schanzer (2003), B.Sonk? (YA, 2005)
Sapotaceae RH R.Govaerts Y.Harvey (K, 2001, Omphalocarpum), L.Jessup (2001, Australia), T.D.Pennington (K, 2001), W.Vink (Leiden, 2001) For more information on the family and especially specimen information, please visit the Sapotaceae Resource Centre.
Sarcolaenaceae R C.Ulloa C.Hong-Wa (MO, 2006), P.Phillipson (MO, 2006)
Schlegeliaceae R R.Govaerts K.A.Barringer (BKL, 2006)
Sphaerosepalaceae R C.Ulloa P.Phillipson (MO, 2006)
Triuridaceae R R.Govaerts H.Maas-van de Kamer (U, 2005), P.J.M.Maas (U, 2005)
Verbenaceae R R.Govaerts S.Atkins (K, 2000)
Xyridaceae R R.Govaerts J.M.Lock (K, 2005, Africa)
Zingiberaceae R R.Govaerts M.Newman (E, 2007), J.M.Lock (K, 2005, Aframomum).

Table last updated 11th November 2016.