o. Univ.-Prof. i.R. Dr. Anton Weber

Honorary scientist and lecturer
4. floor, room 218
t: +43 (0)1 4277-540 87
m: anton.weber@univie.ac.at

© A. Weber

Interests and areas of research


  • Morphology and development of angiosperms (vegetative structures, inflorescences, flowers)
  • Floral and dispersal ecology
  • Systematics of angiosperms (specially of tropical alliances, e.g., Gesneriaceae, Melastomataceae, Zingiberaceae)
  • Tropical botany (field work mainly in Malaysia and Costa Rica)
  • Gesneriaceae-Gattungen

 Teaching

Current Courses

 Cooperations

  • With scientists and scientific institutions worldwide (esp. USA, UK, D, MY)

 Curriculum Vitae

Current position

  • 2004– Honorary scientist and lecturer at the University of Vienna

Education and scientific career

  • 2004 Retirement
  • 1992–2003 Head of the Department "Morphology and Reproductive Ecology" at the Institute of Botany
  • 1990–1992 Head of the Institute of Botany, University of Vienna
  • 1986–1992 Head of the "Department of Morphology" at the Institute of Botany
  • 1983 Appointment as full professor (o. Univ.-Prof.)
  • 1977 Postdoctoral lecture qualification ("Habilitation") in "Botany with special regard of morphology and systematics of higher plants"
  • 1971–1977 University assistant at the Institute of Botany, Univ. of Vienna
  • 1971 Completion of doctoral thesis ("Morphology of the gynoecium of Gesneriaceae") and granting of the title "Dr. phil." (Doctor of philosophy, equivalent to Ph.D.)
  • 1965–1971 Studies in biology (botany, zoology) at the University of Vienna, Austria

Publications


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2009


Huber, W., Schaber, D., Weber, A., & Weissenhofer, A. (Eds.) (2009). Fruits in Costa Rican markets. Verein zur Förderung der Tropenstation La Gamba, Costa Rica.


2008


Sontag, S., & Weber, A. (2008). Appendix: Publications of Otto Porsch. In A. Weissenhofer (Ed.), Natural and cultural history of the Golfo Dulce Region, Costa Rica: Historia natural y cultural de la región del Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica (pp. 671-674). Biologiezentrum. Stapfia Vol. 88


Weissenhofer, A., Huber, W., Koukal, T., Immitzer, M., Schembera, E., Sontag, S., Zamora, N., & Weber, A. (2008). Ecosystem diversity in the Piedras Blancas National Park and adjacent areas (Costa Rica), with the first vegetation map of the area. In A. Weissenhofer (Ed.), Natural and cultural history of the Golfo Dulce Region, Costa Rica: Historia natural y cultural de la región del Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica (pp. 65-96). Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum. Stapfia Vol. 88


Weissenhofer, A., Huber, W., Mayer, V., Pamperl, S., Weber, A., & Aubrecht, G. (2008). Introduction. Stapfia, 88, 14-16.


Weber, A. (2008). Notes on the pollination of the perfume flowers of

Gloxinia perennis (Gesneriaceae) by euglossine bees / Notas sobre la polinización de las flores perfumadas de

Gloxinia perennis (Gesneriaceae) por abejas euglossine. In A. Weissenhofer (Ed.), Natural and cultural history of the Golfo Dulce Region, Costa Rica: Historia natural y cultural de la región del Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica (pp. 573-578). Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum. Stapfia Vol. 88


Weber, A. (2008). Otto Porsch and the scientific goals and results of the

Austrian Costa Rica expedition 1930. In A. Weissenhofer (Ed.), Natural and cultural history of the Golfo Dulce Region, Costa Rica: Historia natural y cultural de la región del Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica (pp. 667-674). Biologiezentrum. Stapfia Vol. 88


Huber, W., Weissenhofer, A., Zamora, N., & Weber, A. (2008). Plant diversity and biogeography

of the Golfo Dulce region, Costa Rica / Diversidad vegetal y biogeografía

de la región de Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica. In A. Weissenhofer (Ed.), Natural and cultural history of the Golfo Dulce Region, Costa Rica: Historia natural y cultural de la región del Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica (pp. 97-103). Biologiezentrum. Stapfia Vol. 88


Weber, A. (2008). Pollination in the plants of the Golfo Dulce area. In A. Weissenhofer (Ed.), Natural and cultural history of the Golfo Dulce Region, Costa Rica: Historia natural y cultural de la región del Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica (pp. 509-538). Biologiezentrum. Stapfia Vol. 88


Weber, A. (2008). Scientific work of Austrian students in the "Austrian

rainforest" (Piedras Blancas National Park, Costa Rica),

with special regard to pollination studies / Trabajo científico de los estudiantes en el "Bosque lluvioso de

los Austriacos" (Parque Nacional Piedras Blancas, Costa Rica), con

especial consideración en los estudios de polinización. In A. Weissenhofer (Ed.), Natural and cultural history of the Golfo Dulce Region, Costa Rica: Historia natural y cultural de la región del Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica (pp. 579-588). Biologiezentrum. Stapfia Vol. 88


2007


Weber, A. (Author). (2007). Gesneriaceae: a scientific perspective.. Web publication www.gesneriads.ca


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