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., Wiersema, John H., and Gunn, Steven R. 2018. "Charles Robert (Bob) Gunn (1927-2015)." Taxon 67 (1):227–228. https://doi.org/10.12705/671.33
  • Kirkbride, Joseph H., Wiersema, John H., and Delprete, Piero G. 2018. "(2588) Proposal to conserve the name Emmeorhiza against Endlichera (Rubiaceae)." Taxon 67 (1):215–216. https://doi.org/10.12705/671.26
  • Delprete, Piero G. and Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr. 2017. "Schradera involucrata is the correct name for Spermacoce scandens (Rubiaceae)." Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 11 (1):121–122.
  • Olsen, Richard T. and Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr. 2017. "Taxonomic revision of the genus Catalpa (Bignoniaceae)." Brittonia 69 (3):387–421. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12228-017-9471-7
  • Wiersema, John H., Delprete, Piero G., Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr., and Franck, Alan R. 2017. "A New Weed in Florida, Spermacoce latifolia , and the Distinction between S. alata and S. latifolia (Spermacoceae, Rubiaceae)." Castanea: The Journal of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society 82 (2):114–131. https://doi.org/10.2179/17-124
  • Delprete, Piero G. and Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr. 2016. "New combinations and new names in Palicourea (Rubiaceae for species of Psychotria subgenus Heteropsychotria occurring in the Guianas)." Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 10 (2):409–442.
  • Kramina, Tatiana E., Degtjareva, Galina V., Samigullin, Tahir H., Valiejo-Roman, Carmen M., Kirkbride, Joseph H., Jr., Volis, Sergei, Deng, Tao, and Sokoloff, Dmitry D. 2016. "Phylogeny of Lotus (Leguminosae: Loteae): Partial incongruence between nrITS, nrETS and plastid markers and biogeographic implications." Taxon 65 (5):997–1018. https://doi.org/10.12705/655.4
  • 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. 1979. "Raritebe, An Overlooked Genus of the Rubiaceae." Brittonia 31 (2):299–312.
  • 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.