• Robert L. Wilbur

  • Professor Emeritus
  • Duke Herbarium
  • 258 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
  • Campus Box 90338
  • Phone: (919) 660-7317
  • Fax: (919) 660-7293
  • Overview

    I have concentrated my research efforts in the floras of the southeastern United States and Central America. In Costa Rica I have been involved in a floristic study of the plants in the rain forest at the Organization for Tropical Studies Research Station at La Selva. Taxa of particular interest are the tropical Campanulaceae and the Central American species of the Ericaceae and Gentianaceae.
  • Specialties

    • Systematics
  • Education

      • Ph.D.,
      • University of Michigan at Ann Arbor,
      • 1952
      • M.A.,
      • Duke University,
      • 1947
      • B.S.,
      • Duke University,
      • 1946
  • Recent Publications

      • RL Wilbur.
      • (2013).
      • The correct names for the biovulate, herbaceous-stemmed Smilaxes of North America..
      • Brittonia
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      • RL Wilbur.
      • (2013).
      • Notes on the box huckleberry, Gaylussacia brachycera (Michaux) A. Gray, and its unexpected presence in North Carolina. (with S. Bloodworth)..
      • Rhodora
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      • 106
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      • RL Wilbur.
      • (2003).
      • What is the correct name for the Bristly Greenbrier?.
      • RHODORA
      • ,
      • 105
      • (923)
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      • 250-259.
      • [web]
      • RL Wilbur.
      • (2002).
      • Thomas Walter's oaks from the coastal region of South Carolina..
      • RHODORA
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      • 104
      • (918)
      • ,
      • 134-150.
      • [web]
      • RL Wilbur.
      • (2002).
      • The identity and history of Myrica caroliniensis (Myricaceae).
      • RHODORA
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      • 104
      • (917)
      • ,
      • 31-41.
      • [web]
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