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Jessie Prebble

Researcher - Botanist
Systematics
Jessie Prebble
Location
Lincoln
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Research interests

Research Interests:

Species delimitation
Plant phylogeny
Population genetics
Rare and threatened plants

Current Projects:

Species delimitation of New Zealand native forget-me-nots (Myosotis)
Population genetics and taxonomy of New Zealand native Wahlenbergia


Recent publications:

Meudt HM, Thorsen MJ, Prebble JM 2020. Taxonomic revision of the Myosotis australis group (Boraginaceae) native to Australia, New Zealand and New Guinea. Australian Systematic Botany 33(60): 477–524.

Prebble JM, Meudt HM, Tate JA, Symonds VV 2019. Comparing and co-analysing microsatellite and morphological data for species delimitation in the New Zealand native Myosotis pygmaea species group (Boraginaceae). Taxon 68(4): 731–750.

Prebble JM, Meudt HM, Tate JA, Symonds VV. 2018. Bolstering Species Delimitation in Difficult Species Complexes by Analysing Herbarium and Common Garden Morphological Data: a Case Study using the New Zealand Native Myosotis pygmaea species group (Boraginaceae). Systematic Botany. 43(1):266-289

Meudt HM, Prebble JM 2018. Species limits and taxonomic revision of the bracteate-prostrate group of southern hemisphere forget-me-nots (Myosotis, Boraginaceae), including description of three new species endemic to New Zealand. Australian Systematic Botany 31(1): 48–105. https://doi.org/10.1071/SB17045

Prebble JM, Tate JA, Meudt HM, Symonds, VV. 2015. Microsatellite markers for the New Zealand endemic Myosotis pygmaea species group (Boraginaceae) amplify across species. Applications in Plant Sciences 3(6)1500027. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/apps.1500027

Meudt HM, Rojas-Andrés BM, Prebble JM, Low E, Garnock-Jones PJ, Albach DC. 2015. Is genome downsizing associated with diversification in polyploid lineages of Veronica? Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 178, 243–266.

Meudt HM, Prebble JM, Lehnebach, CA. 2015. Native New Zealand forget-me-nots (Myosotis, Boraginaceae) comprise a Pleistocene species radiation with very low genetic divergence. Plant Systematics and Evolution 301: 1455–147.  DOI: 10.1007/s00606-014-1166-x

Meudt HM, Prebble JM, Stanley B and Thorsen M. 2013. Morphological and AFLP data show that Myosotis petiolata (Boraginaceae) of New Zealand comprises three rare and threatened species. Australian Systematic Botany 26: 210–232.

Cupido CN, Prebble JM and Eddie WMM. 2013. Phylogeny of southern African and Australasian wahlenbergioids (Campanulaceae) based on ITS and trnL-F sequence data: Implications for a reclassification. Systematic Botany 38: 1-13.

Prebble JM, Meudt HM and Garnock-Jones PJ. 2012b. Phylogenetic relationships and species delimitation of New Zealand bluebells (Wahlenbergia, Campanulaceae) based on analyses of AFLP data. New Zealand Journal of Botany 50: 365-378.

Prebble JM, Meudt HM and Garnock-Jones PJ. 2012a. An expanded molecular phylogeny of the southern bluebells (Wahlenbergia, Campanulaceae) from Australia and New Zealand. Australian Systematic Botany 25:11-30. 

Prebble JM, Cupido CN, Meudt HM and Garnock-Jones PJ. 2011. First phylogenetic and biogeographical study of the southern bluebells (Wahlenbergia, Campanulaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59: 636-648.

Qualifications

Massey
PhD Plant Biology
2017

Victoria
BSc (Hons) Ecology&Biodiversity
2010

Victoria
MSc Ecology & Biodiversity
2010

Otago
BSc Ecology & Botany
2006

Publications

Meudt HM, Prebble JM 2018. Species limits and taxonomic revision of the bracteate-prostrate group of Southern Hemisphere forget-me-nots (Myosotis, Boraginaceae), including description of three new species endemic to New Zealand. Australian Systematic Botany 31(1): 48–105.

Memberships

  • Associate Editor, Taxon