Dr. Andreas Fleischmann

Dr. Andreas Fleischmann Research Scientist and Curator of Vascular Plants

Botanische Staatssammlung München
Menzinger Straße 67
80638 München, Germany
Phone +49 89 17861-240
Fax +49 89 17861-193
Email fleischmann@snsb.de

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 (Droseraceae)

Current projects

Selected publications
Fleischmann, A., Costa, S.M., Bittrich, V., Amaral, M.C.E. & Hopkins, M. (2017): A new species of corkscrew plant (Genlisea, Lentibulariaceae) from the Amazon lowlands of Brazil, including a key to all species occurring north of the Amazon River. Phytotaxa 319: 289 – 297.
Westermeier, A.S., Fleischmann, A., Müller, K., Schäferhoff, B., Rubach, C., Speck, T. & Poppinga, S. (2017): Trap diversity and character evolution in carnivorous bladderworts (Utricularia, Lentibulariaceae). Scientific Reports 7, Article number 12052. (online article)
Rivadavia, F., Read, E.L. & Fleischmann, A. (2017). Pinguicula pygmaea (Lentibulariaceae), a new annual gypsicolous species from Oaxaca State, Mexico. Phytotaxa 292: 279-286.
Fleischmann, A., Rivadavia, F., Gonella, P.M., Pérez-Bañón, C., Mengual, X. & Rojo, S. (2016). Where is my food? Brazilian flower fly steals prey from carnivorous sundews in a newly discovered plant-animal interaction. PLOS ONE 11(5): e0153900. (online article)
Fleischmann, A. (2016). Familie Lentibulariaceae, Wasserschlauchgewächse. In: Parolly, G. & Rohwer, J.G. (eds.), Schmeil-Fitschen, Die Flora Deutschlands und der angrenzenden Länder, 96. Auflage. Quelle & Meyer Verlag, Wiebelsheim: 692-694.
Schlauer, J. & Fleischmann, A. (2016). Proposal to conserve the name Drosera × belezeana (Droseraceae) with a conserved type. Taxon 65: 390. (online article)
Roccia, A., Gluch, O., Lampard, S., Robinson, A., Fleischmann, A., McPherson, S., Legendre, L., Partrat, E. & Temple, P. (2016). Pinguicula of the Temperate North. Redfern, Dorset. 350 pp.
Lampard, S., Gluch, O., Robinson, A., Fleischmann, A., Temple, P., McPherson, S., Roccia, A., Partrat, E. & Legendre, L. (2016). Pinguicula of Latin America. Redfern, Dorset. 362 pp.
Schlauer, J. & Fleischmann, A. (2016). Chemical evidence for hybridity in Drosera (Droseraceae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 66: 33-36. (online article)
Coritico, F. & Fleischmann, A. (2016). The first record of the boreal bog species Drosera rotundifolia L. (Droseraceae) from the Philippines, and a key to the Philippine sundews. Blumea 61: 24-28. (online article)
Fleischmann, A. (2016). Olfactory prey attraction in Drosera? Carnivorous Plant Newsletter 45: 19-25. (pdf)
Gonella, P.M., Rivadavia, F. & Fleischmann, A. (2015). Drosera magnifica (Droseraceae): the largest New World sundew, discovered on Facebook. Phytotaxa 220: 257-267. (doi)
Fleischmann, A. (2015). The intricate Pinguicula crystallina/hirtiflora-complex. Carnivorous Plant Newsletter 44: 48-61.
Wong, W.O., Dilcher, D.L., Labandeira, C.C., Sun, G. & Fleischmann, A. (2015). Early Cretaceous Archaeamphora is not a carnivorous angiosperm. Frontiers in Plant Science 6:326. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00326
Fleischmann, A. (2015). Taxonomic Utricularia news. Carnivorous Plant Newsletter 44: 13-16.
Sadowski, E.M., Seyfullah, L.J., Sadowski, F., Fleischmann, A., Behling, H. & Schmidt, A.R. (2015). Carnivorous leaves from Baltic amber. PNAS 112: 190-195.
Fleischmann, A., Michael, T.P., Rivadavia, F., Sousa, A., Wang, W., Temsch, E.M., Greilhuber, J., Müller, K.F. & Heubl, G. (2014). Evolution of genome size and chromosome number in the carnivorous plant genus Genlisea (Lentibulariaceae), with a new estimate of the minimum genome size in angiosperms. Annals of Botany 114: 1651-1663.
Fleischmann, A. & Schlauer, J. (2014). Die Gattung Utricularia in Bayern. Berichte der Bayerischen Botanischen Gesellschaft 84: 65-90.
Plachno, B., Wolowski, K., Fleischmann, A., Lowrie, A. & Lukaszek, M. Algae and prey associated with traps of the Australian carnivorous plant Utricularia volubilis (Lentibulariaceae, Utricularia subgenus Polypompholyx) in natural habitat and in cultivation. Australian Journal of Botany 62: 528-536.
Rivadavia, F., Gonella, P.M., Sano, P.T. & Fleischmann, A. (2014). Elucidating the controversial Drosera montana complex (Droseraceae): a taxonomic revision. Phytotaxa 172: 141-175.
Costa, J., Rodrigues, C.L., Filho, A.S., Buys, S.C., Fleischmann, A. & Rivadavia, F. (2014). Arthropods associated with the carnivorous plant Drosera latifolia (Droseraceae) in an area of Atlantic Forest (southeastern Brazil). Acta Biológica Paranaense 43: 61-68.
Gonella, P.M., Rivadavia, F., Sano, P.T. & Fleischmann, A. (2014). Exhuming Saint-Hilaire: revision of the Drosera villosa complex (Droseraceae) supports 200 year-old neglected species concepts. Phytotaxa 156: 1-40.
Fleischmann, A. (2013). Orobanche elatior in Bayern. Berichte der Bayerischen Botanischen Gesellschaft 83: 187-191.
Rivadavia, F., Gonella, P.M. & Fleischmann, A. (2013). A new and tuberous species of Genlisea (Lentibulariaceae) from the campos rupestres of Brazil. Systematic Botany 38: 464-470.
Fleischmann, A. (2012). Monograph of the genus Genlisea. Redfern Natural History Productions Ltd., Poole. 727 pp.
Scheunert, A., Fleischmann, A. Olano-Marín, C., Bräuchler C. & Heubl G. (2012). Phylogeny of the tribe Rhinantheae (Orobanchaceae) with focus on biogeography, cytology and re-examination of generic concepts. Taxon 61: 1269-1285. (online article)
Rivadavia, F., Miranda, V.F.O., Hoogenstrijd, G., Pinheiro, F., Heubl, G. & Fleischmann, A. (2012). Is Drosera meristocaulis a pygmy sundew? Evidence of a long-distance dispersal between Western Australia and northern South America. Annals of Botany 110: 11-21. (pdf, online article)
Fleischmann, A. (2012). The new Utricularia species described since Peter Taylor's monograph. Carnivorous Plant Newsletter 41: 67-76. (pdf)
Fleischmann, A. (2012). Philcoxia - a new genus of carnivorous plant. Carnivorous Plant Newsletter 41: 77-81.
Fleischmann, A., Grande, J.R. (2011). Taxonomía de Heliamphora minor Gleason (Sarraceniaceae) en el Auyán-tepui, incluyendo una nueva variedad. Acta Botánica Venezuelica 34: 1-11. (pdf)
Fleischmann, A., Rivadavia, F., Gonella, P.M., Heubl, G. (2011). A revision of Genlisea subgenus Tayloria (Lentibulariaceae). Phytotaxa 33: 1-40.
McPherson, S., Wistuba, A., Fleischmann, A., Nerz, J. (2011). Sarraceniaceae of South America. Redfern Natural History Productions Ltd., Poole. 562 pp.
Fleischmann, A., Robinson, A.S., McPherson, S., Heinrich, V., Gironella, E., & Madulid, D.A. (2011). Drosera ultramafica (Droseraceae), a new sundew species of the ultramafic flora of the Malesian highlands. Blumea 56: 10-15. (pdf)
Schäferhoff, B., Fleischmann, A., Fischer, E., Albach, D.C., Borsch, T., Heubl, G. & Müller, K.F. (2010). Towards resolving Lamiales relationships: insights from rapidly evolving chloroplast sequences. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 352-374. (online article)
Merckx, V., Stöckel, M., Fleischmann, A., Bruns, T.D., & Gebauer, G. (2010). 15N and 13C natural abundance of two mycoheterotrophic and a putative partially mycoheterotrophic species associated with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. New Phytologist 188(2): 590-596. (online article)
Fleischmann, A. (2010). Corkscrew plants: Genlisea. pp. 1104-1141 in: McPherson, S.: Carnivorous Plants and their Habitats, 2 (eds. Fleischmann, A., Robinson, A.S.). Redfern Natural History Publications Ltd, Dorset.
Fleischmann, A. (2010). Bladderworts: Utricularia. pp. 1142-1227 in: McPherson, S.: Carnivorous Plants and their Habitats, 2 (eds. Fleischmann, A., Robinson, A.S.). Redfern Natural History Publications Ltd, Dorset.
Fleischmann, A. (2010). Evolution of Carnivorous Plants. pp. 68-123 in: McPherson, S.: Carnivorous Plants and their Habitats, 1 (eds. Fleischmann, A., Robinson, A.S.). Redfern Natural History Publications Ltd, Dorset.
Fleischmann, A., Schäferhoff, B., Heubl, G., Rivadavia, F., Barthlott, W. & Müller, K.F. (2010). Phylogenetics and character evolution in the carnivorous plant genus Genlisea A. St.-Hil. (Lentibulariaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56: 768-783. (online article)
Fleischmann, A. & McPherson, S. (2010). Some ecological notes on Heliamphora (Sarraceniaceae) from Ptari-tepui. Carniflora Australis 7(2): 19-31.
Fleischmann, A., Wistuba, A., Nerz, J. (2009). Three new species of Heliamphora (Sarraceniaceae) from the Guayana Highlands of Venezuela. Willdenowia 39(2): 273-283. (online article)
Fleischmann, A. & Heubl, G. (2009). Overcoming DNA extraction problems from carnivorous plants. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 66(2): 209-215. (pdf)
Rivadavia, F., Vicentini, A. & Fleischmann, A. (2009). A new species of sundew (Drosera, Droseraceae), with water-dispersed seed, from the floodplains of the northern Amazon basin, Brazil. Ecotropica 15: 13-21. (pdf)
Fleischmann, A. & Rivadavia, F. (2009). Utricularia rostrata (Lentibulariaceae), a new species from the Chapada Diamantina, Brazil. Kew Bulletin 64(1): 155-159. (online article)
Fleischmann, A. & Lee, C.C. (2009). A new variety of Drosera spatulata (Droseraceae) from Sarawak, Borneo. Carniv. Pl. Newslett. 38(1):4-9.
Robinson, A.S., Fleischmann, A., McPherson, S., Heinrich, V., Gironella, E.P. & Pena, C.Q. (2009). A spectacular new species of Nepenthes L. (Nepenthaceae) pitcher plant from central Palawan, Philippines. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 159(2): 195-202. (pdf, online article)
Fleischmann, A., Gibson, R. & Rivadavia, F. (2008). Drosera ericgreenii (Droseraceae), a new species from the fynbos of South Africa. Bothalia 38(2): 141-144.
Beck, S. G., Fleischmann, A., Huaylla, H., Müller, K. F. & Borsch, T. (2008). Pinguicula chuquisacensis (Lentibulariaceae), a new species from the Bolivian Andes, and first insights on phylogenetic relationships among South American Pinguicula. Willdenowia 38(1): 201-212. (pdf)
Fleischmann, A., Krings, M., Mayr, H. & Agerer, R. (2007). Structurally preserved polypores from the Neogene of North Africa: Ganodermites lybicus gen. et sp. nov. (Polyporales, Ganodermataceae). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 145: 159-172.
Wistuba, A., Nerz, J. & Fleischmann, A. (2007). Nepenthes flava, a new species of Nepenthaceae from the northern part of Sumatra. Blumea 52(1): 159-163. (online article)
Fleischmann, A., Wistuba, A. & McPherson, S. (2007). Drosera solaris (Droseraceae), a new sundew from the Guayana Highlands. Willdenowia 37(2): 551-555. (pdf)

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