Dr Tiziana A Cossu

Senior Data Manager and Content Editor Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia


Digital Revolution

Coordination and support to the UPFC participants before and during the collection of the data, helping to establish formats and data structure. Integration of data sets captured by UPFC participants and the creation and management of the Use Data Repository database. Constant liase with UPFC developers involved in the creation of a Data Management Tool dedicated to store and manage use records. Collaboration in the creation of the catalogues of Colombian Useful Plants and Colombian Fungi. Actively involved in the launch of ColFungi portal and support of ColPlantA online portal.

  • PhD, Univ. Sassari, 2014
  • Master, Univ. La Sapienza Rome, 2008
  • MSc, Univ. Sassari, 2006
  • BA (Hons), Univ. Sassari, 2004

Liu, U., Cossu, T.A., Davies, R.M., Forest, F., Dickie, J.B., & Breman E. (2020).

Conserving orthodox seeds of globally threatened plants ex situ in the Millennium Seed Bank, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK: the status of seed collections.

Biodiversity and Conservation 29: 2901–2949 

Cossu, T.A., Lozano, V., Stuppy, W. & Brundu, G. (2019)

Seed contaminants: an overlooked pathway for the introduction of non-native plants in Sardinia (Italy).

Plant Biosystems 154: 843-850.

Liu, U., Cossu T.A. & Dickie J., (2019)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew’s Seed Information Database (SID): A compilation of taxon-based biological seed characteristics or traits.

Biodiversity Information Science and Standards 3: e37030.

Liu, U., Kenney, S., Breman, E. & Cossu T.A. (2019)

A multicriteria decision making approach to prioritise vascular plants for species-based conservation.

Biological Conservation 234: 221-240.

Liu, U., Breman, E., Cossu, T.A., & Kenney, S. (2018).

The conservation value of germplasm stored at the Millennium Seed Bank, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK.

Biodiversity and Conservation 27: 1347–1386.

Uludağ A., Aksoy N., Yazlık A., Arslan Z.F., Yazmış E., Üremiş I., Cossu T.A., Groom Q., Pergl J., Pyšek P. & Brundu G. (2017).

Alien flora of Turkey: checklist, taxonomic composition and ecological attributes.

NeoBiota 35: 61-85. 

Camarda I., Cossu T.A., Carta L., Brunu A., Brundu G. (2016).

An updated inventory of the non-native flora of Sardinia (Italy).

Plant Biosystems 150: 1106-1118. 

Cossu, T.A, Zedda L. & Camarda I. (2016)

Lichen diversity on dolmen and menhir in the Megalithic complex of Sa Coveccada (Mores, Sardinia).

Plant Biosystems 150: 821-828.

Cossu, T.A., Camarda, I. & Brundu, G. (2014).

A catalogue of non-native weeds in irrigated crops in Sardinia (Italy).

Webbia 69: 145-156.