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Borosova, Renata

Job title: 

Assistant Curator (Asia)

Identification and Naming
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Foreign languages: 

Slovakian, Czech, basic Russian & Hungarian

Qualifications and appointments: 
  • BSc (Hons) Ecology and Environmental Science, Nature Protection and Landscape Ecology, Technical Univ. Zvolen, Slovakia, 2003

Assistant curator for the Asia Team

Selected publications: 

Kumar, P., Gale, S.W., Kocyan, A., Fischer, G.A., Averyanov, L., Borosova, R. Bhattacharjee, A., Li, J.-H & Pang, K.S. (2014). Gastrochilus kadooriei (Orchidaceae), a new species from Hong Kong, with notes on allied taxa in section Microphyllae found in the region. Phytotaxa 164 (2): 091–103. Available online

Yang, Q., Landrein, S., Osborne, J. & Borosova, R. (2011) Caprifoliaceae. In: Flora of China. Vol. 19 (Cucurbitaceae through Valerianaceae, with Annonaceae and Berberidaceae), ed. Wu, Z. Y., P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong. Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. 616-641. Available online

Osborne, J., Borosova, R., Briggs, M. & Cable, S. (2009). Survey for baseline information on introduced vascular plants: South Georgia. South Atlantic Invasive Species Project (SAISP), co-ordinated by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and funded by the European Commission through EDF-9. South Georgia Introduced Vascular Plants