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Dr. Andreas Fleischmann

Dr. Andreas Fleischmann

Curator of Vascular Plants


Botanische Staatssammlung München
Menzinger Straße 67
80638 München

Room: 130, 1st floor
Phone: +49 89 17861-240
Fax: +49 89 17861-193




Research interests

  • Systematics and evolution of carnivorous plant families (especially Droseraceae and Lentibulariaceae)
  • Flora of the Guayana Highlands (especially Droseraceae, Lentibulariaceae, Sarraceniaceae, Polygala, Xyris, Burmannia)
  • Biology of parasitic plants (especially Orobanchaceae and Cuscuta) and mycoheterotrophic plants (especially Burmanniaceae and Gentianaceae)
  • Palaeobotany and palaeomycology
  • Biology and systematics of the genus Drosera

Current projects

  • Phylogenetic relationships, systematics and biology of carnivorous Lamiales, with special focus on the genus Genlisea (Lentibulariaceae). In cooperation with Prof. Kai Müller, Evolution and Biodiverstiy of Plants, Universtiy Münster. The resulting dissertation of AF was funded by the graduate funding of the Universität Bayern (Stipendium nach dem Bayerischen Eliteförderungsgesetz (BayEFG)).
  • Systematics and taxomony of Genlisea (Lentibulariaceae)
  • Systematics and evolution of the genus Heliamphora (Sarraceniaceae)
  • Scents in carnivorous plants (cooperation with Dr. Boris Schlumpberger, Munich and Dr. Andreas Jürgens, Pietermaritzburg)
  • Treatment of Lentibulariaceae for the “Flore du Gabon”, with Marc Sosef (National Botanic Garden of Belgium) and Eberhard Fischer (University of Koblenz).
  • Contributor to the 96th, edited volume of the German flora field guide “Schmeil-Fitschen: Flora von Deutschland”.