Kipkoech Solomon, PhD - National Museums of Kenya - Research Scientist

Kipkoech Solomon

PhD

National Museums of Kenya

Research Scientist

Nairobi, Nairobi | Kenya

Additional Specialties: Natural Science

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Kipkoech Solomon, PhD - National Museums of Kenya - Research Scientist

Kipkoech Solomon

PhD

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Primary Affiliation: National Museums of Kenya - Nairobi, Nairobi , Kenya

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Education

Jan 2020
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Degree
PhD in Natural Science (Botany)

Experience

Jan 2020
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Training
Cutting-edge theories and research methods concerning Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Ecology, Geography, Materials Science and Chemistry.

Publications

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Coccinia subsessiliflora, a new record for Kenya and notes on its phylogenetic position

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.424.2.4

Phytotaxa

Coccinia subsessiliflora (Cucurbitaceae) is newly recorded for Kenya, from South Nandi Forest. A morphological description and notes on its distribution and ecology are provided. A molecular phylogenetic analysis of 22 species of Coccinia based on the nuclear DNA sequence of the LEAFY-like 2nd intron was conducted, and the phylogenetic position of C. subsessiliflora is indicated

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November 2019

Conservation priorities and distribution patterns of vascular plant species along environmental gradients in Aberdare ranges forest.

PhytoKeys 2019 16;131:91-113. Epub 2019 Sep 16.

CAS Key Laboratory of Plant Germplasm Enhancement and Specialty Agriculture, Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan 430074, Hubei, China East African Herbarium, National Museums of Kenya Nairobi Kenya.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.131.38124DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6760195PMC
September 2019

Zehneria tuberifera (Cucurbitaceae), a new species from Taita Hills, Kenya

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.411.3.5

Phytotaxa

A new plant species in the genus Zehneria (Cucurbitaceae) is here described and illustrated. The species was collected at Taita Hills tropical montane forests in Kenya, a fragment of the larger Eastern Arc Mountains biodiversity hotspot. The new species, Zehneria tuberifera, is similar to Z. oligosperma and Z. longiflora, but distinguished by its tuberous rhizome and subcoriaceous leaf blades. Furthermore, it has scattered bristles along the midrib on the adaxial surface of its young leaf blades, a shorter receptacle tube, a trilobed disk in the male flower, solitary or 2-clustered female flowers, and up-to-20-flowered and subumbelliform male inflorescences.

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July 2019

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Qingfeng Wang
Qingfeng Wang

University of Texas at Austin

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Geoffrey Mwachala
Geoffrey Mwachala

East African Herbarium National Museums of Kenya Nairobi Kenya

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