Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

David Glenny

David Glenny
Position: Researcher
Team: Systematics
Location: Lincoln
P.O. Box 69040
Lincoln 7640
Phone: +64 3 321 9679
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Research Interests

Research Interests

Research interests

  • Flora writing (Liverwort flora, Cotoneaster)
  • Interactive key writing (Coprosma, flowering plant genera, liverwort genera)
  • Revision of native and adventive flowering plant genera

Current projects

  • A liverwort and hornwort flora of New Zealand, coauthored with John Engel of Field Museum, Chicago.
  • Eflora treatment and interactive key to Cotoneaster species present in New Zealand.
  • List of threatened and rare bryophytes in New Zealand
  • Editing Flora of the Cook Islands, written by Bill Sykes, research associate

Recent publications

Engel, J. J., Glenny, D.  2007.  Austral Hepaticae 43. Castanoclobos, a new genus of Trichocoleaceae from New Zealand.  Novon 17:  424–428.

Meagher, D., Glenny, D. 2007  A new species of Bazzania (Lepidoziaceae) from New Zealand.  Journal of Bryology 29: 60–63.

Glenny, D., Jarman, J. 2008  Three species regarded as New Zealand endemics, now recorded from Tasmania.  Australasian Bryological Newsletter 55: 10–12.

Engel, J. J., Glenny, D.  2007 Austral Hepaticae 43.  Castanoclobos, a new genus of Trichocoleaceae from New Zealand.  Novon 17:  424–428.

Glenny, D. 2007  Dragons in the mist.  New Zealand Science Teacher 115: 12–17.

Glenny, D. 2007  A challenge to traditional taxonomy.  New Zealand Science Teacher 115: 18.

Glenny, D., Wagstaff, S., Dawson M., 2008  DNA sequencing and analysis: how its done. New Zealand Garden Journal 11: 8–9. 

Glenny, D., Dawson, M. 2008  The second Linnaean revolution: DNA sequencing and its impact on traditional taxonomy.  New Zealand Garden Journal 11: 10–12.

Engel, J. J. and Glenny, D. 2008  Studies on Lophocoleaceae XVI. Chiloscyphus anisolobus Engel & Glenny, an interesting new species of Hepaticae from New Zealand.  Bryologist 111: 118–123.
Glenny, D., Bartlett, R. 2008  A new Bazzania species (Lepidoziaceae) from Stockton Plateau, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand. Fieldiana (Botany) 47: 175–180.

Engel, J. J., Glenny, D. 2008  A Flora of the Liverworts and Hornworts of New Zealand, Monographs in Systematic Botany 110, Missouri Botanical Garden Press. viii + 898 pp., 172 black-and-white illustrations, 101 colour photos.

Glenny, D., Engel, J. J., He-Nygren, X. 2009  The systematic identity of Chiloscyphus trichocoleoides, a new liverwort species from New Zealand, uncovered by morphological and molecular evidence.  Journal of Bryology 31: 93–105.

Glenny, D., de Lange, P., Lewington, R. J. 2009  Four new Australian species records from New Zealand.  Australasian bryological newsletter 56: 4–5.

Engel, J. J., Glenny, D. 2009  Austral Hepaticae 44.  A revision of Marsupidium Mitt. for New Zealand.  Nova Hedwigia 87: 277–313.

Renner, M., Glenny, D. 2009  Cololejeunea floccosa (Lehm. & Lindenb.) Steph. new to New Zealand.  Australasian Bryological Newsletter 57: 17.

Ford, K, Glenny, D. and James, T.  2009 NZgrass Key – Key to grasses of New Zealand.  Published online in July 2009.  Available at http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/biosystematics/plants/grasskey/.

Glenny, D., Cruickshank, J. and Rolfe, J.  2010  Key to Coprosma species of New Zealand.  Published online in July 2010.  Available at http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/biosystematics/plants/coprosmakey/.

Beveridge, P., Glenny D. 2010 Chiloscyphus gippslandicus J.J.Engel & R.M.Schust. new to New Zealand.  Australasian Bryological Newsletter 58: 9–10.

He, X.L., Glenny, D. 2010  Perssoniella and the genera of Schistochilaceae: a new classification based on molecular phylogenies.  Australian Systematic Botany 23, 229–238.

Engel, J.J., He, X.L., Glenny, D. 2010  Studies on Lophocoleaceae XXII. The systematic position of Amphilophocolea R.M.Schust. together with comments on the status of Tetracymbaliella Grolle and Lamellocolea R.M.Schust.  Phytotaxa 9: 41–52.

Fife, A.J., Glenny, D., Brownsey, P.J., Renner, M.A.M., Braggins, J.E., Beever, J.E.,  Hitchmough, R. 2010 New Zealand’s threatened bryophytes: conservation efforts.  Phytotaxa 9: 275–278.

Glenny, D., Fife, A.J., Brownsey, P.J., Renner, M.A.M., Braggins, J.E., Beever, J.E.,  Hitchmough, R. 2011  Threatened and uncommon bryophytes of New Zealand (2010 revision).  New Zealand Journal of Botany 49: 305–327.

Glenny D, Cruickshank J 2011. Taxonomic notes on the New Zealand flora: Coprosma dumosa and C. tayloriae, are there two species? New Zealand Journal of Botany 49(4): 481–488.

Glenny, D., Fife. A.J. 2012.  “Phylum Bryophyta”.  In: Gordon, D. P. (ed.) New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity.  Volume 3: Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, Chromista, Plantae, Fungi.  Canterbury University Press.

Glenny D, James T, Cruickshank J, Dawson M, Ford K, Breitwieser I, 2012. Key to flowering plant genera of New Zealand. Published online in November 2012. Available at http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/resources/identification/plants/flowering-plants-key.

Engel, J. J., Glenny, D. 2012  Austral Hepaticae 48. Goebelobryum Grolle (Acrobolbaceae).  Nova Hedwigia 95: 319–336.

Glenny D., Engel J.J. 2013 A new species of Clasmatocolea (Marchantiophyta: Lophocoleaceae), and a new record of a Tasmanian species, both from New Zealand.  New Zealand Journal of Botany 51: 22–30.

Sun Y, He X, Glenny D 2014. Transantarctic disjunctions in Schistochilaceae (Marchantiophyta) explained by early extinction events, post-Gondwanan radiations and palaeoclimatic changes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 76: 189–201. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2014.03.018

Glenny D 2013. Checklist of liverworts and hornworts of Banks Peninsula. Journal / Canterbury Botanical Society 44: 4–33.

Glenny D 2013. [Book review] Above the treeline: a nature guide to alpine New Zealand. Newsletter (New Zealand Botanical Society) 112: 21–23.

Glenny D, Bulman S, Tremblay S 2015.  Reassessment of Treubia species in New Zealand.  Nova Hedwigia 100:355–372.

Glenny D, Cruikshank J, Morse C, Rolfe J 2014  NZ Coprosma key.  Android app using LucidMobile available at Google Play, 24 Dec 2014.



Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Canterbury
    PhD Philosophy
    2003
  • Canterbury
    BSc Botany
    1987
  • Canterbury
    BA Philosophy
    1977

Publications

Publications

  • Sun Y, He X, Glenny D 2014. Transantarctic disjunctions in Schistochilaceae (Marchantiophyta) explained by early extinction events, post-Gondwanan radiations and palaeoclimatic changes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 76: 189-201. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2014.03.018 (Journal Article, 2014)
  • Glenny D, Engel JJ 2013. A new species of Clasmatocolea (Marchantiophyta: Lophocoleaceae), and a new record of a Tasmanian species, both from New Zealand. New Zealand journal of botany 51(1): 22-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0028825x.2012.736390 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Glenny D, Fife AJ 2012. Phylum Bryophyta: hornworts, liverworts, mosses. 24 24 In: Gordon DP ed. New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume 3: Kingdoms Bacteria, Protozoa, Chromista, Plantae, Fungi. Christchurch, NZ, Canterbury University Press. Pp. 382-410. (Book Section, 2012)
  • Glenny D, Fife AJ, Brownsey PJ, Renner MA, Braggins JE, Beever JE, Hitchmough R 2011. Threatened and uncommon bryophytes of New Zealand (2010 revision). New Zealand journal of botany 49(2): 305-327. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0028825X.2011.561864 (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Trial test web page (Web Page, 2010)
  • Glenny, D. 2010. Summary of two treatments of two Lucas plots for bryophytes and lichens. Draft Internal Report. Prepared for the Department of Conservation CLAIMED FRST 0910 (Other, 2010)

Skills

Skills

  • Biosystematics
  • Bryophyte Systematics
  • Ecology (Bryophytes)
  • Plant Systematics (Naturalised Plants)
  • Science Editing