Kirsten Cowley

Research Assistant

BSc Australian National University (1983)

Kirsten Cowley

Phone (+61) 02 6246 5024

Fax: (+61) 02 6246 5249


Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
CSIRO Plant Industry
GPO Box 1600
Canberra ACT 2601


Plant nomenclature

Colobanthus (Caryophyllaceae)


Craven, L.A., Lepschi, B.J. & Cowley, K.J. (2010). Melaleuca (Myrtaceae) of Western Australia: five new species, three new combinations, one new name and a new state record. Nuytsia 20: 27–36.

Adams, L.G., West, J.G. & Cowley, K.J. (2008). Revision of Spergularia (Caryophyllaceae) in Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 21: 251–270.

Rogers, M.E., Craig, A.D., Munns, R.E., Colmer, T.D., Nichols, P.G.H., Malcolm, C.V., Barrett-Lennard, E.G., Brown, A.J., Semple, W.S., Evans, P.M., Cowley, K., Hughes, S.J., Snowball, R., Bennett, S.J., Sweeney, G.C., Dear, B.S. & Ewing, M.A. (2005). The potential for developing fodder plants for the salt-affected areas of southern and eastern Australia: an overview. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 45: 301–329.

Cayzer, L.W., Adams, L.G., Cowley, K.J., Lepschi, B.J. & Whitbread, G.H. (2002). Australian Plant Name Index. Conservation Science Western Australia 4(3): 94–95.

Cowley, K.J. & West, J.G. (eds) (1999). Resources of Australian Herbaria, CHAH.

Puttock, C.F. & Cowley, K.J. (eds) (1997). Plant Systematics Research in Australasia, 6th edition, CHAH.

Cowley, K.J. & Puttock, C.F. (eds) (1993). Plant Systematics Research in Australasia, 5th edition, CHAH.

Symposium Papers & Posters
Cowley, K.J., Monro, A.M. & Lepschi, B.J. (2011). The Australian Plant Census: a model for consensus-based taxonomic decision-making. International Botanical Congress, Melbourne, Australia.
24th–30th July, 2011 [Poster].

Cowley, K., Lepschi, B. & Orchard, T. (2005). The Australian Plant Census. Australian Systematic Botany Society Conference, Brisbane, Australia.
2nd–3rd November, 2005 [Poster].

Cayzer, L., Adams, L., Cowley, K., Lepschi, B. & Whitbread, G. (2001). Australian Plant Name Index. Fourth International Legume Conference, Canberra, Australia.
2nd–6th July, 2001 [Poster].


Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Australian Plant Census (APC)

International Plant Names Index (IPNI)

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