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Henrik Balslev

Professor

HENRIK BALSLEV Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DATA: Born 4 January 1951 in Bukoba, Tanganyika. Citizen of Denmark

WORK ADDRESS: Department of Biological Sciences, Aarhus University, Build.. 1540, Ny Munkegade, DK-8000 Aarhus C., Denmark, telephone +45 871 56568 (direct). or: Herbariet, Bygn. 1137, Ole Worms Allé, Universitetsparken, DK-8000 Aarhus C., Denmark. email: henrik.balslev@bios.au.dk

EDUCATION: Highschool, Hjørring Gymnasium (1970); Cand. Scient in Biology (= M.Sc.), Aarhus University (1978); Ph.D. in Botany, City University of New York (1982)

POSITIONS: Herbarium Fellow, The New York Botanical Garden (1978–1981); Profesor de Botánica and Director del Herbario, P. Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito (1981–1983); Associate Curator, The New York Botanical Garden (1983–1984); Associate Professor (lektor) Aarhus University (1984–1989); Senior Associate Professor (docent) Aarhus University (1989–1997); Professor (1997–present) Aarhus University. Adjunct professor (2013–present), Kasetsart University.

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Neotropical botany with main emphasis on taxonomy of Juncaceae and Palmae, phytosociology of tropical rainforests and páramos, economic botany of Palmae, and ethnobotany of Amazonian indians.

EXPEDITIONS: East Africa (1974–1975, 5 months). Andes (1980, 3 months). Ecuador (1976, 5 months; 1985, 3 months; 1986, 3 months; 1987, 3 months; 1988, 2+2 months; 1989, 2 months; 1990, 2+1 months). Brunei, Borneo (1991, 1 month), Ecuador (2001, 1 month), Peru (2002, 1 month; 2003, 2 months; 2004, 2 months; 2005, 3 months; 2006, 2 months; 2007, 2 months; 2008, 2 months)).

MEMBERSHIPS: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letter; Fellow of the Linnean Society, London; Danmarks Naturvidenskabelige Akademi; Association for Tropical Biology; International Palm Society; American Society of Plant Taxonomists; Society for Economic Botany; Commision of the Organization for Flora Neotropica.

ADMINISTRATION: Director of the Herbarium, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito (1981–1984); Curator of the Herbarium, Botanisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet (1984–1994); Organizing Committee of Symposium on Tropical Forests, Aarhus Universitet (1988); Member of "Arbejdsgruppen for U-landsforskning ved Aarhus Universitet" (=The Committee for Research related to Developing Countries at Aarhus University) (1988–1995); Member of Committee for PhD studies (=Forskeruddannelses Udvalget) at Aarhus University Faculty of Natural Sciences (1990–1995); Member of Committee for PhD studies, Institute of Biology, Aarhus University (1991–1995); chair of Systematic Botany, Aarhus University 1999-; member of the Danish Natural Science Research Council 2000–2003.

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE: Member of Editorial Boards of Anales del Real Jardín Botánica de Madrid (2003–2009). Caldasia, Acta Botánica Mexicana, Ecotropica, Les Annales de Botanique de l’Afrique de l’Ouest, and Biodiversity and Conservation; Outside referee for American Journal of Botany, Brittonia, Opera Botanica, Symb. Bot. Upps., Biotropica, Bull. Inst. Franc. d'Etudes Andines, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard., Willdenowia, Ann. Bot. Fennicii, Journal of Tropical Ecology, Journal of Vegetation Science, Flora Neotropica, Aquatic Botany, Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society, Kew Bulletin, Taxon and Ecology. Editor of AAU Reports, 1989–1994 and ENRECA-NEWSLETTER, 1990–1994; Editor of Tropical Forests: Botanical Dynamics, Speciation, and Diversity, Academic Press, London, 1989; Editor of Páramo: An Andean Ecosystem under Human Influence, Academic Press, London, 1992. Co-editor of Biodiversity and Conservation of Neotropical Montane Forests, NYBG, New York, 1995. Co-editor of Etsudios sobre diversidad y ecologia de plantas, PUCE, Quito, 1997. Co-editor of Botanica Austroecuatoriana – Estudios sobre los recursos vegetales en las provincias de El Oro, Loja y Zamora-Chinchipe. Abya-Yala, Quito, 2002.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: Teaching Assistant, Aarhus University (1975–1978); Taxonomy Course, Continuing Education, The New York Botanical Garden (1979); Several courses in General Botany, Plant Taxonomy, Plant Evolution, and Local Flora at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito (1981–1983); One yearly course in Tropical Biology at Aarhus University (1984–1987); Organizer (with P. Strømgaard, Copenhagen) of Ph.D. Course on Sattelite images and vegetation science in the developing countries (1989); Lectures in Advanced Taxonomy and Basic Taxonomy, Field course in local flora, Aarhus University (1989–1995); Organizor of The Danish Research Academy's European Summer School on Botanical Diversity of Tropical Forests, Aarhus, 13–27 Jul 1993; Course on Herbarium Management, Dakar University, 29 Mar – 3 Apr 1993. Organizer of PhD course on Quantitative Plant Community and Population Ecology, Aarhus University, Oct–Nov 1994, w. Pamela Hall. Taxonomy, P. Universidad Católica del Ecuador, 1995-1996. Plant Systematics and Tropical Ecology, Aarhus University, 1997–present.

THESIS STUDENTS:
— PhD-students:
33. Tiwtawat Napiroon (Etnomedicinal studies of Lasianthus; co-supperviser Kasetsart University)
32. Methee Phumthum (Thai Ethnoflora; to be completed 2018)
31. Phai Meboonya (Systematics of Phaseolea; to be completed 2017; co-supervisor at Kasetsart University)
30. Akharasit Bunsongthae (Systematics of Clitoria in SE Asia; to be completed 2017).
29. Gwendolyn Peyre (Páramo community ecology; completed 2015).
28. Catalina Quintana (Biogeography and ethnobotany of dry Intera-Andean forests; to be completed 2015).
27. Marta Gruca (Medicinal uses of African Palms; completed 2015).
26. Arturo Alvarado (Mexican palm communities; completed 2013; co-supervisor with Rodrigo Duno as main supervisor at CICY, Mexico).
25. Wolf Eiserhardt (Phylogenetic impact on Amazonian palm communities; completed 2011; with co-supervision by Jens-Christian)
24. Anne Overgaard (Modelling African Palm distributions, completed 2011; main supervisor is Jens-Christian Svenning)
23. Kamonnate Srithi (PhD student at Chiang Mai University, Thailand, Ethnobotany of Thai hill tribes, completed 2012; I was external supervisor, main supeprvisor Prof. Chusie Trisonthi)
22. Thea Kristiansen (Amazonian Palm diversity, completed 2010; co-supervisor J.-Chr. Svenning).
21. Lucia de la Torre (Biodiversity and use-diversity in Ecuador, completed 2009; co supervisor with F. Borchsenius).
20. Angkhana Inta (PhD student at Chiang Mai University, Thai hill tribe ethnobotany, completed 2008; I was external supervisor, main supervisor is Prof. Chusie Trisonthi).
19. Woranuch Laongsri (PhD student at Chiang Mai University, Thai Nymphaeaceae, 8 completed 2008; I was external supervisor, main supervisor is Prof. Chusie Trisonthi).
18. Stine Bjorholm (Palm biogeography, completed 2007; co-supervisor w. J.-Chr. Svenning).
17. Priscilla Muriel (Virola systematics, completed 2004, currently researcher, QCA Quito);
16. Anja Byg (Ethnobotany in Amazonian Ecuador, completed 2004, currently postdoc KU-Life);
15. Merete Kirstine Christensen (Savannah ethnobotany in Burkina Faso, completed 2004, currently consultant Jyske Bank).
14. Ralf Leimbeck (Ecology and Diversity of Neotropical Araceae, completed 2002, currently highschool teacher).
13. Jens Chr. Svenning (Palm Communities in Amazonian Ecuador, completed 1999, currently professor Aarhus University).
12. Gloria Galeano (Quantitative inventories of useful species in rainforests, completed 1997, cuurently profesor Universidad Nacional, Bogotá).
11. Rodrigo Bernal (Natural history of Phytelephas seemannii, completed 1996, currently profesor Universidad Nacional, Bogotá).
10. Carmen Josse (Ecology of dry forests in Ecuador, completed 1996, currently Conservation International, Washington DC).
9. Monica Moraes (Taxonomy and natural history of Bolivian Palms, completed 1996, currently director of the herbarium at Instituto de Ecología in La Paz).
8. Renato Valencia (Composition and Structure of Andean Forests, completed 1994, currently professor of botany and director of the Institute of Biology at Univ. Catolica in Quito);
7. Jørgen Korning (Species composition and structure of the tree vegetation in rainforest, completed 1993, currently consultant);
6. Peter Møller Jørgensen (Andean montane forest vegetation, completed 1993, currently at Missouri Botanical Garden);
5. Carmen Ulloa (Taxonomy of Ecuadorean woody genera, completed 1993, currently at Missouri Botanical Garden);
4. Jens Elgaard Madsen (Ecology of the montane forest in Parque Podocarpus, Ecuador, completed 1991);
3. Finn Borchsenius Kristensen (A revision of the genus Aiphanes, Palmae, completed 1991, currently associate professor, Aarhus University);
2. Flemming Skov (A revision of Geonoma in Ecuador, completed 1990, currently senior reseacher, NERI).
1. Anders Barfod (Systematics of Phytelephantoideae, Arecaceae, completed 1988, currently associate professor at Aarhus University).

— Cand. scient. (= M.Sc.), Aarhus University:
46. Alexander Sabroe (Palm distribution response to soil nutrients in the Amazon; completed 2015)
45. Per Laumark (Palm communities in Peruvian Amazon; completed 2011)
44. Mette Kronborg (Economic botany in Sahel, completed 2009, A.M. Lykke is co-supervisor)
43. Malene Jersild (Economic botany in Sahel, to be completed 2009, A.M. Lykke is co-supervisor)
42. Sandie Lykke Hansen (Amazon palm ethnobotany, completed 2009, with co-supervision by Jens-Christian Svenning)
41. Dennis Pedersen (Amazon palm communities, completed 2008, with co-supervision by Jens-Christian Svenning)
40. Anne Luise Møller (Ethnobotany of palms in Peru, completed 2007).
39. Marie Lindgren (Local knowledge of palms in Payamino, completed 2007; co-supervisor with A. Barfod).
38. Asser Øllgaard (Ethnoecology in Payamino, Ecuador, completed 2007).
37. Lone Hübschmann (Diversity, variation and use of Desmoncus, to be completed 2007).
36. Marianne Sørensen (Forest herb distribution, completed 2006; co-supervisor with J.-Chr. Svenning).
35. Rikke Rørby (Factors affecting plant distribution in a Danish beech forest, completed 2006; co-supervisor with J.-Chr. Svenning).
34. Anne Sandal (GIS studies of Cyperaceae distributions in Denmark, completed 2006; co supervisor with J.-Chr. Svenning).
33. Jens Clausen (Regional vs. Global distributions patterns of plant families, completed 2006; co-supervisor with J.-Chr. Svenning).
32. Adriana Sanjines (Amazonian palm community ecology, completed 2005; co-supervisor with J.-Chr. Svenning).
31. Narel Paniagua (Amazonian palm ethnobotany, completed 2005; co-supervisor with J.-Chr. Svenning).
30. Rikke Pape Thomsen (Forest dynamics in Suserup forest, completed 2004; co-supervisor with J.-Chr. Svenning).
29. Karen Ronge Hansen (Understory Danish forest, completed 2004; co-supervisor with J.-Chr. Svenning);
28. Kristian Skjerning Kyed (The importance of Scale in Biodiversity, completed 2004).
27. Birgitte Windeballe (Deciduous forest ecology Denmark, completed 2003; co-supervisor with J.-Chr. Svenning);
26. Tatiana Jaramillo (Myristicaceae systematics, completed 2002);
25. Luise Ugilt Jensen (Distributional history of Carpinus betulus in Denmark, completed 2001);
24. Rommel Montufar (Amazonian Palm Biogeography, completed 2001);
23. Lone Kristensen (Herbs of northern Thailand, completed 2000);
22. Selene Baez (Palm communities in western Ecuador, completed 2001);
21. Pablo Lozano (Taxonomy and reproductive biology of Machaerium in Ecuador, completed in 2000);
20. Anja Byg (Ethnobotany of Madagascan palms, completed 2000);
19. Morten Bjerrum (Biogeograhy of Ecuadorian Begonia, completed 2000);
18. Karen Jensen (Quantitative ethnobotany, completed 1994);
17. Karin Krogstrup (Inventory of Economic Plants in Amazonian Ecuador, completed 1994);
16. Christian Lange (Brugen af Storsvampe til Naturovervågning, completed 1992, Mycological supervisor was Henning Knudsen, KU);
15. Birgitte Mogensen (Maya ethno-botany in Yucatán, completed 1991);
14. Ole Stauning (Maya ethno-botany in Yucatán, completed 1991);
13. Henning Christensen (Vegetation studies in tropical rainforest in Ecuador, completed 1991);
12. Anders Bøgh Pedersen (Vascular epiphytes in a montane forest in Ecuador, completed 1991, published 1992);
11. Bjarke Eriksen (Quantitative Inventory of the ground vegetation in a montane forest in Ecuador, completed 1990);
10. Lis Elleman (Ethnobotany of the Saraguro indians, Ecuador, completed 1990);
9. Axel Dalberg Poulsen (A quantitative inventory of the herbaceous ground vegetation in a 1-hectare plot in tropical rainforest in Ecuador, completed 1990);
8. Ingvar Nielsen (Epiphyte vegetation in a one-hectare plot in tropical rainforest in Ecuador, completed 1989);
7. Klaus Bloch (A tree inventory in a one-hectare plot in tropical rainforest in Ecuador, completed 1989);
6. Monica Moraes (A revision of Allagoptera (Palmae), completed 1989);
5. Birgitte Bergman (A taxonomic revision of Chamaedorea in Ecuador, completed 1989);
4. Ulla Blicher-Mathiesen (Attaleinae (Palmae) in Ecuador, completed 1989);
3. Henrik Borgtoft Pedersen (Biology, utilization and management of some Ecuadorean palms, completed in 1988);
2. Finn Borchsenius Kristensen (The genus Aiphanes in Ecuador, completed in 1988);
1. Flemming Skov (A Revision of the genus Hyospathe — Palmae, completed 1986).

— Licenciatura en Biología, PUCE, Quito:
Elizabeth Velásquez Bravo (Dinámica y adaptaciones de las plantas vasculares de dos ciénegas tropicales en Ecuador, completed 1983, published 1985); Patricio Mena (Comparación entre la Vegetación de los Páramos y el Cinturón Afroalpino, completed 1984, published 1986); Rosario Briones (Estudios relacionados con la presencia de Organismos parecidos a Micoplasma en el cultivo de Solanum marginatum, completed 1984); Catalina Quintana (Diversity and community structure of herbs in a montane forest in Ecuador, completed 1998); Priscilla Muriel (Virola-Myristicaceae in Ecuador, completed 2000); Tatiana Jaramillo (Iryanthera etc. – Myristicaceae in Ecuador, completed 2000).

EXTERNAL EVALUATION OF DOCTORAL THESIS:
1991: External reviewer of PhD dissertation by Risto Kalliola, Turku University, Finland (Abiotic control of the vegetation in Peruvian Amazon floodplains: environment change and pioneer species);
1991: Fakultetsopponent for PhD dissertation by Suk-Pyo Hong, Uppsala University, Sweden (Taxonomny of Aconogonon s.lat., Polygonaceae)
1992: External examiner for PhD dissertation by Padmi Kramidabrata, University of Reading, UK (A Revision of the Genus Calamus (Palmae) Section Macropodus Sensu Furtado)
1993: Fakultetsopponent for PhD dissertation by Roger Eriksson, Göteborgs University, Sweden (Systematics of the Cyclanthaceae, especially Sphaeradenia and Chorigyne)
1994: External examiner for PhD dissertation by Leng Guan Saw, University of Reading, UK (The genus Licuala in Malaya)
1997: External examiner for PhD dissertation by Renske Ek, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands (Biodiversity in Guayana)
2000: External reviewer of PhD dissertation by Jaana Vormisto, Turku University, Finland (Palms in the rainforests of Peruvian Amazonia: uses and distribution)
2000: Reviewer of Habilitation thesis of Michael Kessler, University of Göttingen, Germany
2004: External examiner of PhD dissertation for Alvaro Duque, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2004: External examiner of PhD dissertation for Veerle van den Eynden, University of Gent, Belgium
2004: Reviewer of Habilitation thesis of Maximilian Weigend, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
2005: External examiner of PhD thesis for Maurcio Sánchez, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2007: External examiner of PhD thesis for Rommel Montufar, l’Ecole Nationale Supéreure Agronomique de Montpellier, France
2008: External examiner of PhD thesis by Eleanor Jones, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
2010: External examinar of PhD thesis by Stela Valenti Raupp, INPA, Manaus, Brazil (Distribuçao, abundancia e fenologia reproductiva de palmeiras em uma floresta de terra firme da Amazonia Central)

OTHER EXTERNAL EVALUATIONS:
Institutions:
1993: Member of Advisory Board, Botanical Laboratory, University of Copenhagen;
2001: Member of Science Audit Team, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK;
2004: External reviewer of the PhD School for Biodiversity Studies, The Netherlands.

Evaluation of applicants for position as:
1998: Associate Professor, Botanical Garden, University of Copenhagen;
2000: Professor, Natural History Museum, Stockholm, Sweden.
2003: Lecturer in systematic botany, University of Stockholm, Sweden
2004: Professor in Molecular Systematics, University of Copenhagen
2004: Professor in Phylogenetic Botany, Botanical Museum, Copenhagen

Academic accomplishment:
1993: Professional Accomplishment and Evaluation Review, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Foundations (panels):
1999–2003: Member of Danish Natural Science Research Council.
2001–2003: Expert panel for International Foundation for Science (IFS), Stockholm, biodiversity
2002: Expert panel Swedish Research Council (FORMAS), applications on biodiversity collections facilities,
2004: Expert panel for applications for Researchers Training and Network, Nordic Researcher Academy (NorFA)
2005-2008; Chairman, Expert panel for applications for Researchers Training and Network, Nordic Researcher Academy (NorFA)

Foundations (individual reviews):
2003: Reviewer of grant applications; National Science Foundation (NSF), USA
2003: Review of grant application, Swiss Research Council
2004: Review of book project, Princeton University Press
2004: Reviewer of applications for biodiversity collections facility grants, Swedish Research Council (FORMAS)
2005: Reviewer of applications for biodiversity, Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet)

EXTERNAL BOARDS & COMMITTEES.: 1999–present: Member of the Governing Board, Natural History Museum, Aarhus 2001–2010: Head of the Danish delegation to the Governing Board, Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) 2001-2010: Chairman of the Board of the Danish Biodiversity Information Facility (DanBIF) 2004–present: Member of the Research Committee, Aalborg Zoo, Denmark 2004–2008: Executive Committee of the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS) 2004–2008: IUBS representative to ICSU Scientific Committee on Data for Sciences and Technology (CODATA)
INVITED LECTURES GIVEN: Distribution patterns of Ecuadorian Plant Species (Symposium on Tropical Botany, Utrecht, September 1986). The endangernment of Ecuadorean Palm species (International Symposium on Palm Systematics and Evolution, Cornell University, Ithaca, June 1987). Estudios en el bosque tropical de la Amazonía Ecuatoriana (I Congreso Ecuatoriano de Ciencias Naturales, Quito, March 1987). La flora del Ecuador (Seminario de Incendios Forestales, Quito, April 1987). La Evolución de la Flora del Ecuador en Relación a la Historia Geológica (XI Jornadas Nacionales de Ciencias Biológicas, Riobamba, 19–21 Nov 1987) Palmas Nativas del Ecuador y su Importancia (XI Jornadas Nacionales de Ciencias Biológicas, Riobamba, 19–21 Nov 1987). Ecuador – et plantegeografisk Laboratorium (Folkeuniversitetet, Horsens, 19 Jan 1988). Research in Tropical Forests at the Botanical Institute, Aarhus University. (Meeting on "Miljø, Udvikling og Forskning" (Environment, Development and Research), Copenhagen, 25–26 Feb 1988). Diversity of Ecuadorean Forests east of the Andes, (Symposium on Tropical Forest, Aarhus, 8–10 Aug 1988). Scientific collaboration between the Universidad Católica del Ecuador and Aarhus University, (Meeting on "Directions and new working procedures in rural development research." Aarhus, 12 Sep 1988). Tropisk Regnskog — Forskningsopgaver og Tverfaglige Perspektiver, (Centre for Development Studies, University of Bergen, Norway, 12 June 1989). Ecuadorean páramos — diversity and phytogeographic origin, (Symposium on Tropical Ecosystems, Saarbrücken, 15–16 June 1989). Palmae for the Flora of Ecuador, (Symposium Nordic Botanic Research in the Andes and Western Amazon, Aarhus, 28–29 August 1989). De tropiske skoves værdier, (Kursus i u-landsskovbrug. Tune Lanboskole, 31 october 1989). Kortlægning af naturlige genressourcer og potentiale i agroforestry-systemer, (Miljøhensyn og Agroforestry i u-landsarbejdet. Temadag. Det danske FAO-udvalg, Skovskolen, 18 januar 1990). La Palma Real de la costa Ecuatoriana — un recurso de grasa vegetal, (I Simposio Ecuatoriano de Etnobotanica y Botanica Económica. Quito, 27 Feb – 2 Mar, 1990). Amazonas Palmer og deres betydning for mennesket, (Göteborgs Botaniske Förening, 14 Nov 1990). En hektar lavlandsregnskov ved Cuyabeno: En kvantitativ inventering, (Afd. för Systematisk Botanik, Göteborgs Universitet, 14 Nov 1990). Flowering plants of Amazonian Ecuador — a checklist, A quantitative 1-hectare flora inventory in Ecuador, Taxonomic problems in neotropical palms, and Economic botany of neotropical palms, (Course in "Basic and applied taxonomic botany for the tropics" - University of Uppsala, Sweden, 27–28 Nov 1990). How many vascular plants are supported in one hectare of tropical lowland rainforest ? (The Symposium on Nordic Botanical Rsearch in the neotropics - University of Turku, Finland, 19–21 August 1991). Warming og den neotropiske botanik [Warming and neotropical botany], (150 Anniversary for Warming, Dansk Botanisk Forening and Botanisk Centralinstitut, Copenhagen, 8 November 1991). The Future of Tropical Plant Resources for the Developing World, (Conference on "Oils and Fats in the Nineties," Fredericia, Denmark, 23–26 March 1992).[not updated 1992–2002].
2003
Palm Diversity Patterns, Symposium on Plant Diversity and Complexity Patterns, Copenhagen 25-28 May 2003.
Sistematica de las Angiospermas, Guest lecture at Universidad Nacional Amazonense Peruana, Iiquitos, 17 July 2003.
Ecologia de Palmas, Guest lecture at Universidad Amazonense Peruana, Iiquitos, 21 August 2003.
La Nueva Clasificación de las Angiospermas, Keynote Lecture. Congreso Ecuatoriana de Botanica, Loja, 25 August 2003.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF): a new oportunity for developing countries? Congreso Ecuatoriana de Botanica, Loja, 25 August 2003.
International Foundation for Science (IFS) — an opportunity for funding for young researchers. Congreso Ecuatoriana de Botanica, Loja, 25 August 2003.
Nordisk Biodiversitets Informatik Samarbejde indenfor netværket NordBIN. Meeting entitled Biologisk Mångfald på nätet, Natural History Museum, Stockholm, 18 Sept 2003.
Past, Present and Future Neotropical Palm Floras, Symposium on Biodiversity and Evolution, Frankfurt 21-27 Sept 2003.
2004
Traditional use and extraction of Aphandra natalia fibre. Contributed talk. Thematics Day on Biodiversity and Ethnoecology. Aarhus University, 30 March 2004.
The Danish GBIF node’s Symposium on Molecular Biodiv ersity. Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Governing Board Meeting 8, Oaxaca, Mexico, 25-29 April, 2004.
Filogénia y Clasificación de las Angiospermas. Keynote Lecture. X Congreso Nacional de Botanica (X CONABOT), Trujillo, Peru. 2–5 May, 2004.
Evolución y Diversidad de las Angiospermas. Guest lecture, Universidad Nacional Amazonense Peruano, Iquitos, Peru, 29 May, 2003.
2006
Palms and palm communities in the western Amazon. Annual Meeting of the Department of Biology, Aarhus University, 5 May 2006.
Ethnoecology of west Amazonian Palms, invited speaker, 6th International Workshop on Biodiversity Conservation and Utilization, Beijing China, 22–24 May 2006.
Palms and palm communities around Iquitos, Peru. Contributed talk. 6th meeting of the European Network of palm Scientists, 27-28 May 2006, Geneva, Switzerland.
Uses and management of Amazonian palms. Invited lecture. University of München, Germany. 31 May 2006.
[not updated]
2009
Neotropical Ethnobotany. Invited Speaker, R.G.J. Congress X, The Thailand Research Fund, 3-5 April 2009.

GRANTS RECIEVED: 1978–1980, Monographic studies of tropical American Juncaceae, Danish Natural Science Research Council (# 511-10226, 511-15358, 11-0431, 11-1606), DKr 138,293; 1980, Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation, USD 6000; 1985-1987, Taxonomy and Economic Potential of Ecuadorean Palms, Danish Natural Science Research Council (# 11-5117, 11-5582, 11-6273); 1987, Conservation and Sustainable use of Attalea colenda in coastal Ecuador, Lindbergh Fund, USD 10,580; 1990-1992 Species Diversity and Dynamics in Tropical Rainforests, Danish Natural Science Research Council (#11-6848) DKr. 690,000; 1992-1995, Palm Extractivism in Amazonian Ecuador, European Commission STD3 subcontract, ECU 35,000; 1990-1995, Natural Resources for Development, Research Collaboration between Denmark and Ecuador, Danish Agency for International Development, Danida, DKr. 11,562,000; 1993, European Summer School on Botanical Diversity of tropical Forests, The Danish Research Academy (V920264), DKr. 400,000; 1993–1998, Center for Tropical Biodiversity (w. Jon Fjeldså, Ib Friis & P. Arctander), Danish Natural Science Research Council (11-0390), DKr. 22,000,000; 1994, PhD course in Tropical Plant Community Ecology (w. P. Hall), Danish Research Academy (V930164), DKr. 55,000. 1999-2001, Enhancement of Research Capacity in Ecuador, DKr 4,121,000 from Danida; 2002–2004, Factors controlling biodiversity in Western Amazonia, 400,000 DKr, Danish Natural Science Research Council; 2003-2005, Palm base, 360,000 DKr, Danish Natural Science Research Council; 2003, Plant Diversity and Complexity Patterns - an International Symposium, 60,000 DKr, Danish Natural Science Research Council; 2003–2004, Western Amazonian Piassaba Fibers, 369,600 DKr, Danida Research Council (RUF); 2003-2005, Invitation of guest professor, 180,000 DKr, Velux Foundation; 2003–2006, Biodiversity and Economically Important Plants in the Andes, 5,000,000 Dkr, Danida Research Council. 2004-2006, Superpáramo plant distributions – visiting professor Petr Sklenar, 150.000 DKr, Aarhus Universitets Forsknings Fond. 2007, DanBIF conference on Barcoding, 100,000 DKr, Danish Natural Science Research Council. 2007-2009, Modelling Neotropical Palm Distributions, 3,000,000 DKr, Danish Natural Science Research Council. 2007-2008, Forskningslegat for students participation in biodiversity research,100,000 DKr, WWF/Novozymes. 2009-2013, Impacts of palm harvesting on tropical forests, 3.2 mio€, FP7-EU-grant.
PLANT NAMES: Centropogon balslevii Jeppesen, Fl. Ecuador 14: 60. 1981 Phoradendron balslevii Kuijt, Fl. Ecuador 24: 31. 1986 Parkia balslevii Hopkins, Fl. Neotropica 43: 103, 1986 Disterigma balslevii Luteyn, Opera Botanica 92: 113. 1987 Cynanchum balslevii G. Morillo, Ernnstia 2(3-4): 60. 192 (=Jobinia balslevii(Morillo) W.D.Stevens, Novon 10(3): 244. 2000 Anthurium balslevii Croat & J. Rodriguez, Aroideana 18: 54. 1995 Boehmeria balslevii Friis & Wilmot-Dear, Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75: 956. 1999
HONOURS:
Golden Medal, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague, 1998.
Profesor visitante, Universidad National de la Amazonía Peruana, Iquitos, Peru, 2004—
Doctor Honoris Causa, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador, 2009
Ridder af Dannebrog, 2014

PUBLICATIONS & ABSTRACTS:


PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

PRE-001. Balslev, H. 1979. On the distribution of Rostkovia magellanica (Juncaceae) — a species newly rediscovered in Ecuador. Brittonia 31: 243–247.

PRE-002. Balslev, H. 1980. Juncus planifolius (Juncaceae) in North America. Brittonia 32: 51–54.

PRE-003. Balslev, H. & E. Joyal. 1980. Plant collectors in Ecuador: Camp, Prieto, Giler & Jørgensen. Brittonia 32: 437–451.

PRE-004. Balslev, H. & S. A. Mori. 1981. Qualea amapaensis (Vochysiaceae), a new and phytogeographically interesting species from Brazil. Brittonia 33: 5–8.

PRE-005. Balslev, H. 1983. New taxa and combinations in Neotropical Juncaceae. Brittonia 35: 302–308.

PRE-006. Balslev, H. & S. Lægaard. 1986. Distichia acicularis sp. nov. — a new cushionforming Juncaceae from the high Andes of Ecuador. Nord. J. Bot. 6: 151–155.

PRE-007. Balslev, H., J. L. Luteyn, B. Øllgaard & L. B. Holm-Nielsen. 1987. Composition and structure of adjacent unflooded and floodplain forest in Amazonian Ecuador. Opera Botanica 92: 37–57.
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(eds.) 2009. Biodiversity at the Ecosystem Level – Patterns and Processes. Proceedings of the 2nd DanBIF conference, 26-27 April 2009. National Environmental Research Institute, Aarhus University. 44 pp. – NERI Technical Report no. 741. http://www.dmu.dk/Pub/FR741.pdf BED-013. Carretero, A., M. Serrano P., F. Borchsenius & H. Balslev (eds.). Pueblos y Plantas de Chuquisaca. Estado del conocimiento de los pueblos, la flora, uso y conservación. Universidad Mayor, Real y Pontificia de San Francisco Xvier de Chuquisaca, Sucre, Bolivia. BED-014. Valencia, R., R. Montúfar, H. Navarrete & H. Balslev (eds.). 2013. Palmas Ecuatorianas: biología y uso sostenible. Publicacciones del Herbario QCA, Quito, Ecuador. Pp. i–xi & 1–253. BED-015. Balslev, H., M. J. Macía & H. Navarrete. 2015. Cosecha de Palmas en el Noroeste de Sudamaerica: Bases Científicas para su Manejo y Conservación. Publicaciones del Herbario QCAæ Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito. Pp 1–299. BED–016. Jørgensen, L., N. Lynnerup, A. Løkke & H. Balslev. 2016. Food, Populations and Health — global Patterns and Challenges. Proceedings of an Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Dynamics from Prehistory to Present. Scientia Danica. Series H. Humanistica 4, vol 7, 1–185. BED–017. Balslev, H., R. Bernal & M.F. Fay (eds.). 2016. Palms – emblems of tropical forests. Special issue of Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 182: I–II, 195–550. BOOK REVIEWS BOR-001. Balslev, H. 1991. Review of P. B. Tomlinson. 1990. The Structural Biology of Palms, Oxf. UP. Nord. J. Bot. 11: 152. BOR-002. Balslev, H. 1992. Review of Borhidi. 1992. The Vegetation of Cuba. Nord. J. Bot. 12: 470. BOR-003. Balslev, H. 1997. Review of S. A. Mori et al. 1997. Guide to the vascular Plants of Central French Guiana. Part 1. Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, and Monocotyledons. Nordic Journal of Botany 17: 372. BOR-004. Balslev, H. 1997. Review of G. Bono. 1997. Flora y Vegetación Del Estado de Táchira, Venezuela. Nordic Journal of Botany 17: 468. BOR-005. Balslev. H. 1997. Review of P. W. Rundel, A. P. Smith & F. C. Meinzer. 1994. Tropical Alpine Environments: Plant Form and Function. Systematic Botany 22(3): 592. BOR-006. Balslev, H. 1998. Review of A. Henderson 1995. The palms of the Amazon. Principes 42: 56, 40. BOR-007. Balslev, H. 2000. Review of S. Edwards et al. 1997. Flora of Ethopia and Eritraea. Volume 6. Economic Botany 54: 242. BOR-008. Balslev, H. 2000. Review of Sago Palm 5(1). Economic Botany 54: 406. BOR-009. Balslev, H. 2000. Review of Christine Padoch et al. (eds.), 1999. Varzea. Diversity, Development, and Conservation of Amazonia’s Whitewater Floodplains. Economic Botany 54: 405. BOR-010. Balslev, H. 2000. Review of W. S. Judd et al. Plant Systematics, a Phylogenetic Approach (1999). Nordic Journal of Botany 20: 474. BOR-011. Balslev, H. 2000. Review of Peach Palm. Bactris gasipaes Kunth by Jorge Mora-Urpí, John C. Weber, and Charles R. Clement (1997). Economic Botany 54: 551-552. BOR-012. Balslev, H. 2000. Review of El Pameral Histórico de Elche by Francisco Pico Meléndez (1997). Economic Botany 54: 559. BOR-013. Balslev, H. 2001. Review of Contemporary Plant Systematics by Dennis W. Woodland (2000). Aquatic Botany 71: 80–81. BOR-014. Balslev, H. 2001. Review of Physiographie, Vegetation und Syntaxonomie de Flora des Páramo de Papallacta (Ostkordillere Ecuador) by W. Lauer & al. (2001). Nordic Journal of Botany 21: 396. BOR-015. Balslev, H. 2002. Review of Flora Malesiana. Series I- Seed Plants, Myristicaceae, vol. 14. W.J.J.O. de Wilde. Economic Botany 56: 102. BOR-016. Balslev, H. 2002. Review of Flora Malesiana, Series II - Ferns and Fern Allies. Vol 3. Polypodiaceae through Plagiogyriaceae. Kalkman, C. and H. P. Nooteboom (eds.) Economic Botany 56: 412-413. BOR-017. Balslev, H. 2011. Review of Dennis V. Johnson. Tropical Palms. 2010 revision. Noon Wood Forest Products 10/Rev. 1. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome. PALMS 55(2):102–103. BOR-018. Balslev, H. 2011. Review of Martius. The Palm Book. Reprint by Taschen 2009. Frontiers of Biogeography 3,2: 54–55. BOR-019. Balslev, H. 2012. Review of G. Galeanao & R. Bernal, Palmas de Colombia – Guia de Campo. PALMS 56: 49–51. POSTER PRESENTED AT SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS. Barfod, A. & H. Balslev. 1986. Ecuadorean Palms I-Taxonomy, II-Ethobotany. Symposium on Tropical Botany, Utrecht, 29 September – 3 October; Holm-Nielsen, L. B. & H. Balslev. 1987. The AAU-Ecuador project. Rainforest Meeting, Copenhagen, 29 January; Balslev, H. & L.B. Holm-Nielsen. 1987. AAU-Ecuador project. XIV International Botanical Congress, Berlin. 24 Jul – 1 August; Madsen, J. E., R. R. Mix & H. Balslev. 1988. Plants and man on Puná Island, Ecuador. Symposium on Tropical Forests, Aarhus University, 8–10 Aug; Balslev, H. 1989. Mulighederne for inddragelse af nye plantearter i dansk landbrug og agroindustri. Agriculture symposium, Aarhus University, 28 September 1989.[not updated] Inta, A., P. Shenji, H. Balslev, P. Wangpakapattanawong, C. Trisonthi. 2009. Ethnobotany and crop diversity of Tai Lue communities in Upper northern Thailand and Xishuangbanna, China. R.G.J.Congress X, The Thailand Research Fund, 3-5 April 2009. Srithi, K., H. Balslev, P. Wangpakapattanawong, P.Srisanga, C. Trisonthi. 2009. Medicinal plant knowledge and its erosion among the Mien (Yao) in northern Thailand. R.G.J.Congress X, The Thailand Research Fund, 3-5 April 2009. OTHERS Karell, S. & H. Balslev. 1987. Translation of Liebmann´s "Mexicos Bregner", pp. 39–163 In: J. T. Mickel (ed.), Liebmann's Mexican Ferns. Contr. New York Bot. Garden 19: 1–173.