Lois Brako

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Lois Brako
Born (1950-05-12)May 12, 1950
Citizenship American
Fields Botany, Mycology
Author abbrev. (botany) Brako

Lois Brako (born December 5, 1950) is an American botanist, mycologist and explorer. She has conducted botanical expeditions in Peru.



  • -----------; AW Meerow; L. Brako. 1993. New combinations in Hippeastrum, Ismene, and Leptochiton (Amaryllidaceae) for the flora of Peru. Novon 3: 28–30
  • -----------. Inga (Fabaceae), Plantaginaceae, Rosaceae, Sapindaceae. In: L. Brako & J. L. Zarucchi (eds.), Catalogue of the Flowering Plants & Gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45: 481–486, 923–925, 1003–1010, 1059–1068. 1993


  • 1981. The lichens of Wabasha and Winona counties, Minnesota. Ed. University of Minnesota. 278 pp.
  • 1987. The lichen genus Phyllopsora (Bacidiaceae) in the neotropics. Ed. City University of New York. 532 pp.
  • 1991. Phyllopsora (Bacidiaceae). Number 55 Flora neotropica. Ed. Organization for Flora Neotropica by the New York Botanical Garden. 66 pp. ISBN 0893273643
  • 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru: Catálogo de las angiospermas y gimnospermas del Perú. Number 45 Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden. 1.286 pp. ISBN 0915279193
  • -----------, Amy Y. Rossman, David F. Farr. 1995. Scientific and common names of 7,000 vascular plants in the United States. U.S. National Fungus Collections. Number 7 Contributions from the U.S. National Fungus Collections. 295 pp. ISBN 089054171X