Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Joseph Kirkbride

Research Associate
Department / Division
Education
  • Ph.D. in Biology, City University of New York , New York Botanical Garden, A revision of the genus Declieuxia (Rubiaceae) 1968 - 1975
  • M.S. in Biology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri (1968)
  • B.S. in Biology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri (1966) 
Research Interests

Systematic botany, systematics and nomenclature of crop plants, generic treatments of various Rubiaceae genera for the Flora of Ecuador.

Publications
Article
  • Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr. 1979. "Raritebe, An Overlooked Genus of the Rubiaceae." Brittonia 31 (2):299–312.
  • Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr. 1979. "Revision of the Genus Psyllocarpus (Rubiaceae)." Smithsonian Contributions to Botany (41): 1–36. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.0081024X.41
  • Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr. 1977. "Index to the Rubiaceae by Julian A. Steyermark in the Botany of the Guayana Highland by B. Maguire and Collaborators." Phytologia 36:324–366.
  • Steyermark, Julian A. and Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr. 1977. "Review of the Genus Perama (Rubiaceae)." Brittonia 29 (2):191–198.
  • Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr. 1976. "Confirmation of Hybridization between Declieuxia fruticosa and D. passerina (Rubiaceae)." Brittonia 28 (3):341–347.
  • Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr. 1976. "A Revision of the Genus Declieuxia (Rubiaceae)." Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 28 (4):1–87.
  • Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr. 1975. "The Genus Wittmackanthus (Rubiaceae)." Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 62 (2):504–509.

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Book
  • Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr., Gunn, C. R., Weitzman, A. L., and Dallwitz, M. J. 2000. Legume (Fabaceae) Fruits and Seeds. Parkway Publishers, Inc.
  • Terrell, Edward E., Reveal, J. L., Spjut, R. W., Witcomb, R. F., Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr., Cimino, M. T., and Strong, Mark T. 2000. Annotated list of the flora of the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service.