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Dr. Barbara Mohr

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Barbara Mohr
Fax: +49 30 889140 - 8565

Museum für Naturkunde
Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung
Invalidenstraße 43
10115 Berlin


  • Staff scientist and curator for Fossil Plants from the Triassic to the Cretaceous Period
  • Scientific work in the fields of mesophytic palaeobotany and palynology plus history of palaeontology


Research interests

  • Development und diversity of lower Cretaceous floras
  • Taxonomy and phylogeny of Mesozoic Gnetophytes and early angiosperms
  • Mesozoic and Tertiary floras of Antarctica
  • History of palaeontology and palaeontological

Reserach projects

  • Angiosperms of the lower Cretaceous, s. Project-Seite
  • Diversity and phylogeny of mesozoic Gnetophytes, s. Projekt-Seite
  • Palaeobiogeography and palaeobotanic collections, s. Projekt-Seite
  • Women in the geosciences, s. Projektseite

Publications (Selection)

MOHR, B. & VOGT, A. (2001): German women paleobotanists from the 1920s to the early 1970s - or why did this story start that late ? Earth Sciences History, 20(1): 14-43.

MOHR B. A. R., WÄHNERT, V. & LAZARUS, D. (2002): Mid-Cretaceous palaeobotany and palynology of the central Kerguelen Plateau, southern Indian Ocean (ODP Leg 183, Site 1138).- Proc. Ocean Drilling Program, College Station, Texas. PDF-File

MOHR, B.A.R. & BERNARDES-DE-OLIVEIRA M.E.C. (2004): Endressinia brasiliana a magnolialean angiosperm from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Formation (Brazil).- Int. J. Plant Sci., 165(6): 1121-1133, Chicago.

MOHR, B.A.R., BERNARDES-DE-OLIVEIRA, M.E.C. and LOVERIDGE, R.F. 2007. The macrophyte flora of the Crato Formation. In: Martill, D.M., Bechly, G., Loveridge, R.F. (eds.). The Crato Fossil beds. Window into an Ancient World. Pp. 537-574, Cambridge University Press.

MOHR, B. A. R., BERNARDES-DE-OLIVEIRA, M. E. C. & D.W. TAYLOR (2008): Pluricarpellatia, a nymphaealean angiosperm from the Lower Cretaceous of northern Gondwana (Crato Formation, Brazil).- Taxon, 57(4): 1-12.

Dr. Barbara Mohr