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plant taxonomist

Rahmona Ann Thompson, American Plant taxonomist. Achievements include research on taxonomic problems in Poaceae, especially generic boundries in Paniceae, spikelet anatomy and science education. Board of directors Environmental Control Advisory Board, Norman, since 1991. Member American Society Plant Taxonomists, Botanical Society American, National Association Biology Teachers.

Background

Thompson, Rahmona Ann was born on June 17, 1953 in Oklahoma City. Daughter of Raymond D. and Marilyn Frances (Strong) James.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Botany, Oklahoma U., 1978; Master of Science in Botany, Oklahoma U., 1981; Doctor of Philosophy in Botany, Oklahoma State University, 1988.

Career

Research associate, Oklahoma Biological Survey, Norman, 1988-1990; interim curator, Robert Bebb Herbarium, Norman, 1990-1991; associate professor, East Control U., Ada, Oklahoma, since 1991. Taxon editor Flora of North America, St. Louis, since 1990. Board directors Flora of Oklahoma Project, Stillwater.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on taxonomic problems in Poaceae, especially generic boundries in Paniceae, spikelet anatomy and science education.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board of directors Environmental Control Advisory Board, Norman, since 1991. Member American Society Plant Taxonomists, Botanical Society American, National Association Biology Teachers.

Connections

Married Ronald K. Thompson, August 2, 1971.

father:
Raymond D. James

mother:
Marilyn Frances (Strong) James

spouse:
Ronald K. Thompson