Dr. Anton Igersheim

Position:

head of collections of cryptogams

Contact:

Phone:+43 1 52177-248
Fax: +43 1 52177-229
  • 13. 11. 1954 born in Amstetten

  • Education
  • 1980 - 1989 Study of Botany / Zoology (University of Vienna)
  • 1983 - 1988 Commence PhD [theme: "Gattungsabgrenzungsprobleme innerhalb der Vanguerieae-Rubiaceae (‘Kaffee’- oder ‘Rötegewächse’)" (Problems of the delimitation of genera within the Vanguerieae-Rubiaceae) - supervised by Prof. Dr. C. Puff]
  • 1989 Promotion Dr. phil.

  • Scientific positions
  • 1989 - 1994 University of Vienna, Institute of Botany, University Assistant
  • 1995 - 1999 University of Zurich, Switzerland, Institute of Systematic Botany, member of Prof. P. Endress’ research staff
  • 2001 - 2003 University of Heidelberg, Scientific Head of the Botanical Garden and curator of the Herbarium HEID
  • 2005 - Natural History Museum Vienna, Department of Botany, member of research staff for the "Global Plants Initiative" project
  • 2007 - Natural History Museum Vienna, Department of Botany, Curator of the cryptogam collections
  •  
dedicated cell type
"thickenings of Igersheim"/ "bands of Igersheim" Tilney P.M., van Wyk A.E. & van der Merwe C. F., PLOS one9 (5): 1-19 (2014)
 

Excursions outside of Austria:
1985 Madagascar
1987 Ethiopia (International Flora Ethiopia Project)
1990 Brunei (Borneo) and Thailand
1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Crete
1991, 1992, 1993 Cuba
1997 Australia, Tasmania
2000, 2001 Peru

Collections in BKF, BRUN, ETH, MOL, TAN, WU, Z

published

49

Igersheim A., 2010: Kreta - Auf den Spuren des böhmischen Naturforschers und Reisenden Franz Wilhelm Sieber 1789-1844 - Verlag des Naturhistorischen Museums Wien. pp 327

 

48

Igersheim A., 2008: A new locality of Cardiospermum halicacabum L. (Sapindaceae) in Crete (Greece) - Annalen den Naturhist. Museums Wien 110B: 263

 

47

Fleck M., Igersheim A., Kopeszki H. & Weber M., 2007 : Basiswissen Biologie 3. - Biologie Compact. - öbvhpt VerlagsgmbH & Co. KG, Wien. pp. 80 (1. Auflage).

 

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Fleck M., Gayl R., Igersheim A., Kopeszki H., Weber M. & Zmugg G., 2007: Basiswissen Biologie 2. - Biologie Compact. - öbvhpt VerlagsgmbH & Co. KG, Wien. pp. 144 (1. Auflage).

 

45

Fleck M., Gayl R., Igersheim A., Kopeszki H. & Weber M., 2007: Basiswissen Biologie 1. - Biologie Compact. - öbvhpt VerlagsgmbH & Co. KG, Wien. pp. 112 (1. Auflage).

 

44

Fleck M., Igersheim A., & Weber M., 2006: Mikroskopie und Mikrokosmos im Alltag. - Themenheft Biologie Compact. - öbvhpt VerlagsgmbH & Co. KG, Wien. pp. 32 (1. Auflage).

 

43

Van der Ham R., Zimmermann Y.M., Nilson S. & Igersheim A., 2002: Pollen morphology of the Alyxieae (Apocynaceae). - Grana 40 (4-5): 169-191.

 

42

De Block P. & Igersheim A., 2001: The pistil of the African genera Rutidea and Nichallea (Rubiaceae-Ixoroideae-Pavetteae). - International Journal of Plant Sciences 162 (3): 567-578.

 

41

Igersheim A., Buzgo M. & Endress P.K., 2001: Gynoecium diversity and systematics of the basal monocots. - Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 136: 1-6

 

40

Endress P.K. & Igersheim A., 2000: The reproductive structures of the basal angiosperm Amborella trichopoda (Amborellaceae). - International Journal of Plant Sciences 161, Suppl.: 237-248.

 

39

Endress P.K. & Igersheim A., 2000: Gynoecium structure and evolution in basal angiosperms. - International Journal of Plant Sciences 161, Suppl.: 211-223.

 

38

Endress P.K., Igersheim A., Sampson F.B. & Sschatz G.E., 2000: Floral Structure of Takhtajania and Its Systematic Position in Winteraceae. - Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 87: 347-365.

 

37

Endress P.K. & Igersheim A., 1999: Gynoecium diversity and systematics of the basal eudicots. - Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 130: 305-393.

 

36

Igersheim A. & Weckerle C., 1999: A New Locality for Phoenix theophrasti on Crete. - Palms 43(1): 16-17.

 

35

Igersheim A. & Endress P.K. 1998: Gynoecium diversity and systematics of the paleoherbs. - Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 127: 289-370.

 

34

Endress P.K. & Igersheim A., 1998: New aspects of gynoecium diversity in basal angiosperms. - In: Beilfuss E., Bücking H., Mathews A., Heyser W. (eds.): Programm- und Abstractband der Botanikertagung 1998: 256. - University of Bremen, Germany.

 

33

Endress M.E., Igersheim A., & Garnock-Jones P,. 1998: Sexual dimorphism and secondary pollen presentation in Geniostoma ligustrifolium (Geniostomaceae). - American Journal of Botany 85(6) (Supplement): 126 (Abstract).

 

32

Puff C., Igersheim A., & Buchner R., 1997: Character states and taxonomic position of the monotypic Sri Lankan Schizostigma (Rubiaceae-Isertieae). - In: Dransfield J., Coode M.J.E. & Simpson D.A. (eds.): Plant diversity in Malaysia III. Proceedings of the 3rd International Flora Malesiana Symposium, 1995: 187-203.

 

31

Igersheim A., 1997: Different types of intine protrusions in rubiaceous pollen grains. - 3rd Symposium of African Palynology, Johannesburg. Abstract.

 

30

Endress P.K. & Igersheim A., 1997: Gynoecium diversity and systematics of the Laurales. - Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 125: 93-168.

 

29

Igersheim A., & Endress P.K. 1997: Gynoecium diversity and systematics of the Magnoliales and Winteroids. - Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 124: 213-271.

 

28

Igersheim A., & Endress P.K. 1996: Functional syncarpy in the two primitive apocarpous angiosperms Kadsura japonica (Schisandraceae) and Galbulimima baccata (Himantandraceae). - 14th International Congress of Sexual

Plant Reproduction, Melbourne. Abstract.

 

27

Igersheim A., & Cichocki O., 1996: A simple method for microtome sectioning of prehistoric charcoal specimens, embedded in 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate (HEMA). - Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 92: 389-393.

 

26

Puff C., Buchner R. & Igersheim A., 1996: Dichilanthe Thw., an unusual Asiatic Rubiaceae with "Lonicera flowers" and "dipterocarp fruits". - Nordic Journal of Botany 16(2): 145-164.

 

25

Puff C., Igersheim A., Buchner R. & Rohrhofer U., 1995: The united stamens of Rubiaceae. Morphology, Anatomy; their role in pollination ecology. - Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 76: 7-49.

 

24

Puff C. & Igersheim A., 1994: The character states and taxonomic position of Metabolos Bl. (syn. Allaeophania Thw.) (Rubiaceae). - Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 63: 241-262.

 

23

Igersheim A., Puff C., Leins P. & Erbar C., 1994: Gynoecial development of Gaertnera Lam. and of presumably allied taxa of the Psychotrieae (Rubiaceae): secondarily "superior" vs. inferior ovaries. - Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 116: 401-414.

 

22

Weber M. & Igersheim A., 1994: "Pollen buds" in Ophiorrhiza (Rubiaceae) and their role in pollenkitt release. - Botanica Acta 107: 257-262.

 

21

Puff C. & Igersheim A., 1994: The character states of Mussaendopsis Baill. (Rubiaceae-Coptosapelteae). - Flora 189: 161-178.

 

20

Puff C. & Igersheim A., 1994: Intra-ovarian trichomes in Jackiopsis ornata (Wallich) Ridsdale (Rubiaceae-Jackieae). - Botanical Lournal of the Linnean Society 115: 29-33.

 

19

Puff C., Igersheim A., & Rohrhofer U., 1993: Pseudomussaenda and Schizomussaenda (Rubiaceae): close allies of Mussaenda. - Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 62: 35-68.

 

18

Puff C., Andersson L, Rohrhofer U. & Igersheim A., 1993: The tribe Schradereae (Rubiaceae) reexamined. - Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 114: 449-479.

 

17

Igersheim A., 1993: Floral development and secondary pollen presentation in Petromarula Vent. ex Hedwig f. (Campanulaceae). - Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik 115: 301-313.

 

16

Igersheim A., 1993: Gynoecium development in Rubiaceae-Vanguerieae, with particular reference to the "stylar head" - complex and secondary pollen presentation. - Plant Systematics and Evolution 187: 175-190.

 

15

Igersheim A., & Rohrhofer U. 1993: The tribal position of Otiophora (Rubiaceae): new evidence from gynoecium structure and development. - South African Journal of Botany 59: 431-441.

 

14

Igersheim A., 1993: The palynology of the genus Rondeletia L. (Rubiaceae-Cinchonoideae-Rondeletieae). - Grana 32: 321-326.

 

13

Igersheim A., 1993: The character states of the Caribbean monotypic Strumpfia (Rubiaceae). - Nordic Journal of Botany 13: 545-559.

 

12

Igersheim A., & Robbrecht E., 1993: The character states and relationships of the Prismatomerideae (Rubiaceae - Rubioideae). Comparisons with Morinda and comments on the circumscription of the Morindeae s. str. - In: Robbrecht E. (ed.): Advances in Rubiaceae Macrosystematics. - Opera Botanica Belgica 6: 61-79.

 

11

Igersheim A., & Weber M., 1993: "Pollen bud" formation in Ophiorrhiza L. (Rubiaceae). An ultrastructural reinvestigation. - In: Robbrecht E. (ed.): Advances in Rubiaceae Macrosystematics. - Opera Botanica Belgica 6: 51-59.

 

10

Igersheim A., 1992: The ovary, fruit and seed development of Craterispermum (Rubiaceae). - Opera Botanica Belgica 125: 101-113.

 

9

Weber M., Igersheim A., & Puff C., 1991: Pollenkeimung in der homostylen, autogamen Art Pseudopyxis heterophylla (Rubiaceae). - 10. Symposium Morphologie, Anatomie und Systematik, Göttingen: 82.

 

8

Svoma E., Puff C. & Igersheim A., 1991: A comparative developmental study of Paederia L. (Rubiaceae - Paederieae). - In: Puff C. (ed.): The genus Paederia L. (Rubiaceae - Paederieae): a multidisciplinary study. - Opera Botanica Belgica 3: 103-111.

 

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Robbrecht E., Puff C. & Igersheim A., 1991: The genera Mitchella and Damnacanthus. Evidence for their close alliance; comments on the campylotropy in the Rubiaceae and the circumscription of the Morindeae. - Blumea 35:

307-345.

 

6

Puff C. & Igersheim A., 1991: The flowers of Paederia L. (Rubiaceae - Paederieae). - In: Puff C. (ed.): The genus Paederia L. (Rubiaceae-Paederieae): a multidisciplinary study. - Opera Botanica Belgica 3: 55-75.

 

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Puff C. & Igersheim A., 1991: Growth form, stems and leaves of Paederia L. (Rubiaceae - Paederieae). - In: Puff C. (ed.): The genus Paederia L. (Rubiaceae - Paederieae): a multidisciplinary study. - Opera Botanica Belgica 3: 19-33.

 

4

Igersheim A., 1991: Palynological investigations of Paederia L. (Rubiaceae - Paederieae). - In: Puff C. (ed.): The genus Paederia L. (Rubiaceae - Paederieae): a multidisciplinary study. - Opera Botanica Belgica 3: 135-149.

 

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Igersheim A., & Puff C. 1991: The fruits, diaspores and seeds of Paederia L. (Rubiaceae - Paederieae). - In: Puff C. (ed.): The genus Paederia L. (Rubiaceae - Paederieae): a multidisciplinary study. - Opera Botanica Belgica 3:

89-102.

 

2

Igersheim A., 1989: Receptaculum pollinis - Typen und "Ixoroider Pollenübertragungs­mechanismus" bei den Vanguerieae (Rubiaceae). - In: Weber A., Vitek E. & Kiehn M. (eds.): 9. Symposium Morphologie, Anatomie und Systematik: 25 - Wien: Institut für Botanik der Universitä Wien.

 

1

Igersheim A., 1989: Beiträge zur Klärung der Gattungsabgrenzungsprobleme innerhalb der Rubiaceae-Vanguerieae. - Dissertation, Formal- und Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Universität Wien.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crete endemits and rare crete plants
The historic collections of Franz Wilhelm Sieber (1789-1844)
Secondary pollen presentation; palynology, anatomy, morphology (Gynoeceum).