Dr. Christopher Tyrrell

Dr. Christopher Tyrrell
Dr. Christopher TyrrellMarquette University

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 278-2761Tyrrell Lab Website

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Plant Evolution/Biodiversity Informatics

Research Curator of Botany - Milwaukee Public Museum


B.S., 2005, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

M.S., 2008, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Ph.D., 2015, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Selected Publications

Clark, L.G., X. Londoño, C.D. Tyrrell, E.J. Judziewicz. 2020. Convergence strikes again: A new andean genus of neotropical woody bamboo (Poaceae: Bambusoideae: Bambuseae: Arthrostylidiinae) and a new species. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 192: 21-33.

Tyrrell, C.D. 2019. A method to implement continuous characters in digital identification keys that estimates the probability of an annotation. Applications in Plant Sciences 7(5): e1247. doi:10.1002/aps3.1247

Tyrrell, C.D., X. Londoño, R. Oviedo, L. Attigala, K. McDonald, L.G. Clark. 2018. Molecular phylogeny and cryptic morphology reveal a new genus of West Indian woody bamboo (Poaceae: Bambusoideae: Bambuseae) hidden by convergent character evolution. Taxon 67(5): 916-930.

Tyrrell, C.D., A.P. Santos-Gonçalves, X. Londoño, L.G. Clark. 2012. Molecular phylogeny of the arthrostylidioid bamboos (Poaceae: Bambusoideae: Bambuseae: Arthrostylidiinae) and new genus Didymogonyx. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65(1): 136-148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2012.05.033

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