Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Mark Strong

Research & Collections Support
Department / Division
Research Interests

New World Cyperaceae; flora of eastern United States; curation of Cyperaceae; Research Assistant (Acevedo)

Publications
Article
  • Jimenez-Mejias, Pedro, Strong, Mark, Gebauer, Sebastian, Hilpold, Andreas, Martin-Bravo, Santiago, and Reznicek, Anton A. 2018. "Taxonomic, nomenclatural and chorological reports on Carex (Cyperaceae) in the Neotropics." Willdenowia 48 (1):117–124. https://doi.org/10.3372/wi.48.48108
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro, Wurdack, Kenneth J., Ferrucci, M. S., Johnson, Gabriel, Dias, Pedro, Coelho, Rubens G., Somner, Genise V., Steinmann, Victor W., Zimmer, Elizabeth Anne, and Strong, Mark T. 2017. "Generic Relationships and Classification of Tribe Paullinieae (Sapindaceae) with a New Concept of Supertribe Paulliniodae." Systematic Botany 42 (1):96–114. https://doi.org/10.1600/036364417X694926
  • Ulloa, Carmen Ulloa, Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro, Beck, Stephan, Belgrano, Manuel J., Bernal, Rodrigo, Berry, Paul E., Brako, Lois, Celis, Marcela, Davidse, Gerrit, Forzza, Rafaela C., Gradstein, S. Robbert, Hokche, Omaira, Leon, Blanca, Leon-Yanez, Susana, Magill, Robert E., Neill, David A., Nee, Michael, Raven, Peter H., Stimmel, Heather, Strong, Mark T., Villasenor, Jose L., Zarucchi, James L., Zuloaga, Fernando O., and Jorgensen, Peter M. 2017. "An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas." Science 358 (6370):1614–+. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aao0398
  • Strong, Mark T. 2016. "Three New Cyperaceae from the Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region of Guyana (South America)." Novon 24 (4):401–407. https://doi.org/10.3417/2015032
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro and Strong, Mark T. 2012. "Catalogue of Seed Plants of the West Indies." Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98:1–1192. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.0081024X.98.1
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro and Strong, Mark T. 2008. "Floristic richness and affinities in the West Indies." Botanical Review 74 (1):5–36. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12229-008-9000-1
  • Simmons, Roderick H., Strong, Mark T., and Parrish, John M. 2008. "Noteworthy Collections: Virginia." Castanea: The Journal of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society 73 (4):328–332. https://doi.org/10.2179/0008-7475-73.4.328
  • Steury, B. W., Fleming, G. P., and Strong, Mark T. 2008. "An emendation of the vascular flora of Great Falls Park, Fairfax County, Virginia." Castanea: The Journal of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society 73 (2):123–149. https://doi.org/10.2179/0008-7475(2008)73[123:AEOTVF]2.0.CO
  • Strong, Mark T. 2006. "Rhynchospora guaramacalensis, una nueva especie de Rhynchospora sección Paniculatae (Cyperaceae) de Venezuela." Acta Botánica Venezuelica 29 (2):207–210.
  • Strong, Mark T. 2006. "Taxonomy and Distribution of Rhynchospora (Cyperaceae) in the Guianas, South America." Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 53:1–225.
  • Strong, Mark T. 2006. "Scleria tropicalis (Cyperaceae), a new species from northern Andean South America." Harvard Papers in Botany 11 (2):199–201. https://doi.org/10.3100/1043-4534(2007)11[199:STCANS]2.0.CO
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro and Strong, Mark T. 2005. "Monocots and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands." Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52:416.
  • Strong, Mark T. 2005. "Two new species of Rhynchospora sect. Tenues (Cyperaceae) from the Guianas, South America." Novon 15 (3):479–483.
  • Strong, Mark T. 2004. "(1644) Proposal to reject the name Scirpus miliaceus (Cyperaceae)." Taxon 53 (4):1069–1070.
  • Strong, Mark T. 2003. "Cypringlea, a new genus of Cyperaceae from Mexico." Novon 13:123–132.
  • Strong, Mark T. and Simmons, R. H. 2002. "Noteworthy Collections: Maryland." Castanea: The Journal of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society 67:120–121.
  • Strong, Mark T. 2001. "Novelties in Rhynchospora (Cyperaceae) from the Guianas." Novon 11:261–273.
  • Strong, Mark T. 2000. "A new species of Rhynchospora section Tenues K_kenthal (Cyperaceae) from Puerto Rico." Brittonia 52:241–245.
  • Strong, Mark T. and González-Elizondo, M. S. 2000. "Rhynchospora zacualtipanensis and Eleocharis moorei, two new Cyperaceae from Mexico." SIDA, Contributions to Botany 19 (1):115–122.
  • Strong, Mark T. and Simmons, R. H. 2000. "Noteworthy collections: Maryland (Juncus validus)." Castanea: The Journal of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society 65:297–299.
  • Kral, R. and Strong, Mark T. 1999. "Eight novelties in Abildgaardia and Bulbostylis (Cyperaceae) from South America." SIDA, Contributions to Botany 18 (3):837–859.
  • Strong, Mark T. 1999. "Schoenus lymansmithii (Cyperaceae), a new species of Schoenus section Helothrix (Nees) K_kenthal from Santa Catarina, Brazil." Harvard Papers in Botany 4 (1):275–277.
  • Strong, Mark T. and Kral, R. 1999. "(1413) Proposal to conserve the name Scirpus miliaceus (Cyperaceae) with a conserved type." Taxon 48:387–389.
  • Strong, Mark T. and Goetghebeur, P. 1998. "(1328-1329) Two proposals to conserve names in Bulbostylis (Cyperaceae)." Taxon 47:155–156.
  • Camelbeke, K., Strong, Mark T., and Goetghebeur, P. 1997. "Scleria amazonica, a new species of Scleria section Scleria (Cyperaceae) from Venezuela." Novon 7:98–101.
  • Strong, Mark T. 1997. "Machaerina (Cyperaceae) in South America." Novon 7:308–319.
  • Strong, Mark T. and Wagner, Warren L. 1997. "New and noteworthy Cyperaceae from the Hawaiian Islands." Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 48:37–50.
  • Strong, Mark T. 1996. "A new unispiculate species of Bulbostylis (Cyperaceae) from Brazil." Brittonia 48:96–99.
  • Strong, Mark T. 1994. "Two new species of Scleria section Scelria (Cyperaceae) from the Neotropics." Novon 4:296–302.
  • Strong, Mark T. and Kelloff, Carol L. 1994. "Intertidal Vascular plants of Brent Marsh, Potomac River, Stafford County, Virginia." Castanea: The Journal of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society 59:354–366.

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Dataset
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro, Wurdack, Kenneth J., Ferrucci, M. S., Johnson, Gabriel, Dias, Pedro, Coelho, Rubens G., Somner, Genise V., Steinmann, Victor W., Zimmer, Elizabeth Anne, and Strong, Mark T. 2017. [Dataset] "Generic Relationships and Classification of Tribe Paullinieae (Sapindaceae) with a New Concept of Supertribe Paulliniodae." Distributed by
Chapter
  • Gonto, R., Strong, Mark T., Tucker, G. C., Bernal, R., and Laurito, J. Gomez. 2016. "Cyperaceae." in Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia-Catalogue of the plants and lichens of Colombiav.1 Capítulos introductorios - líquenes a Lythraceae, edited by Bernal, Rodrigo, Gradstein, S. R., and Celis, M. ., 1138–1169. Bogotá, Colombia: Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales.
  • Dorr, Laurence J. 2012. "Malvaceae." in Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies, edited by Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro and Strong, Mark T., 496–529. Smithsoninan Contributions to Botany. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press.
  • Feuillet, Christian. 2012. "Boraginaceae." in Catalog on seed plants of the West Indies, edited by Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro and Strong, Mark T., Smithsonian Contributions to Botany.
  • Feuillet, Christian. 2012. "Passifloraceae." in Catalog of seed plants of the West Indies, edited by Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro and Strong, Mark T., 157–174. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany.
  • Peterson, Paul M., Soreng, Robert John, and Smith, S. F. 2012. "Poaceae." in Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies, edited by Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro and Strong, Mark T., 714–766. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution.
  • Berry, P. E., Ring, R., and Strong, Mark T. 2007. "Thurniaceae." in Checklist of the Plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana), edited by Funk, Vicki Ann, Hollowell, Thomas H., Berry, P. E., Kelloff, Carol L., and Alexander, Sara N., 177. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium. Washington D. C.: Smithsonian Institution.
  • Kearns, D. M., Thomas, W. W., Tucker, G. C., Kral, R., Camelbeke, K., Simpson, D. A., Reznicek, A. A., González-Elizondo, M. S., Strong, Mark T., and Goetghebeur, P. 1998. "Cyperaceae." in Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana, edited by Steyermark, Julian A., Berry, P. E., and Holst, B., 486–663.
  • Goetghebeur, P. and Strong, Mark T. 1997. "Cyperaceae." in Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana) 2nd Edition, edited by Boggan, John K., Funk, Vicki Ann, Kelloff, Carol L., Hoff, M., Cremers, G., and Feuillet, Christian., 91–95.
  • Strong, Mark T. 1996. "Agavaceae, Ashphodelaceae, Cyperaceae, Dracaenaceae, Hydrocharitaceae, Hypoxidaceae, and Potamagetonaceae." in Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, edited by Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro., 453–540.
Blog
Book
  • 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.