Dr Tanya Scharaschkin

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Personal details


Plant Structure, Botany, Phylogenetics, Systematics, Morphology, Histology, Plant Biology, Taxonomy, Ecophysiology, Weed ecology


Plant Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Ecology

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Plant Biology (The University of California (Davis))

Professional memberships and associations

  • Member of the Australasian Systematic Botany Society
  • Member of the Botanical Artists Society of Queensland
  • Member of the Royal Society of Queensland
  • Member of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists
  • Member of the Botanical Society of America


Teaching discipline: Biosciences Teaching areas

  • Earth, Environment and Biological Sciences

Subjects (Units)

  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Diversity (plant identification and systematics)
  • Evolving Earth (history of life on earth, fossil plants)
  • Seminar series on phylogenetic methods

Selected publications

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Research projects