Ashley Glenn

Sacred Seeds Program Manager
Peru Program Manager
Wm. L. Brown Center
Missouri Botanical Garden
P.O. Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166-0299

Office phone: +1-314-577-0253
Fax: +1-314-577-0800

B.S. Botany, Colorado State University 2004



General Research Interests

  • Ethnobotany

  • Traditional Plant Uses

  • Ethnopharmacology


Research Emphases

  • Medicinal Plant Preparations

  • Chemistry of Medicinal Plants

  • Medicinal, Food-crop, Craft, and Ceremonial Plant Conservation

  • Community Conservation Capacities


Selected Publications

  • Bussmann, R.W., Sharon, D., Diaz, D., Cardenas, R., Chait, G., Castro, M., Regalado, S., Del Toro C., R., Malca G., G., Perez A, F., Glenn, A. (in press). Antibacterial activity of medicinal plant species in Northern Peru. Arnaldoa 16(1).

  • Bussmann, R.W., Sharon, D., Castro, M., Cardenas, R., Chait, G., Regalado, S., Del Toro C., R., Malca G., G., Perez A, F. & Glenn, A. (in press). Phyto-Chemical Analysis of Peruvian Medicinal Plants. Arnaldoa 16(1).

  • Bussmann, R.W., Téllez, C. & Glenn, A. (2009). Plukenetia huayllabambana (Euphorbiaceae) - a new useful species from the Upper Amazon of Peru. Nordic Journal of Botany 27:313–315.


Updated 09/11/09.

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