Irina Sokolova

Irina Sokolova

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Academic degree, academic title: Ph.D.

Position: Research Scientist

E-mail: ISokolova@binran.ru

Phone number: +7 (812) 372-54-50

Research interests:

  • Taxonomy of vascular plants.
  • Caryophyllaceae Alsineae.
  • Nomenclature.
  • Types and typification.

Keywords: Taxonomy, vascular plants, Caryophyllaceae, Alsineae, nomenclature, types, typification

Education and work experience:

1980-1985 Student of the Leningrad State University, Biological faculty.
1992 Ph.D. in Biology, Komarov Botanical Institute. Thesis: The genus Cerastium L. s. l. (Caryophyllaceae) in the flora of the Caucasus.

1985-1990 Laboratory Assistant, Herbarium of Higher Plants, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
1990-1992 Research Assistant, Herbarium of Higher Plants, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.
1993 until now Research Scientist, Herbarium of Higher Plants, Komarov Botanical Institute RAS.

Grants and research projects:

State assignment

  • 2019-2024. -19-119031290052-1 Vascular plants of Eurasia: systematics, flora, plant resources.
  • 2018-2023. -18-118022090078-2 Herbarium funds of Komarov Botanical Institute (history, preservation, study and supplement).
  • 2011-2018. 01201160361 Flora of extra-tropical Eurasia.
  • 2011-2017. 01200203790 Vascular plant collections of Komarov Botanical Institute (history, preservation, study and supplement).

Member of research team:

  • 2014-2016. RFBR 14-04-00727-a Type specimens of vascular plants from Siberia and the Russian Far East kept in the Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). Part 2 Dicotyledons.
  • 2012-2017. Basic Research Program of RAS Presidium Wild life: current state and problems of development, subprogram Biodiversity: state and dynamics, project Characterisation of the diversity of vascular plants of Russia at the level of large natural regions (subkingdom, region, province) as a ground for making and maintaining of Red Data Books of Russia and subjects of the Federation.
  • 2012-2013. Program of the President of the Russian Federation for the support of leading scientific schools: grant NSh 7009.2012.4 Biodiversity of vascular plants of Eurasia: flora, systematics, geography, evolution.
  • 2011-2012. Government contract 16.518.11.7071 Investigation of diversity of extant and fossil plants and fungi on the base of collection stocks of the Komarov Botanical Institute as an object of scientific infrastructure in shared use.
  • 2009-2011. Basic Research Program of RAS Presidium Inventory of biological diversity of Russia (2. Inventory of diversity of of plant world), subprogram Biodiversity: inventory, functions, conservation, project: Monographic treatments of compli groups of vascular plants within whole ranges, extra-tropical Eurasia or Russia.
  • 2009-2011. RFBR 09-04-00632-a Types of vascular plant taxa from Siberia and Far East, kept in the Herbarium of the V. L. Komarov Botanical Institute (LE).
  • 2009-2010. Government contract 02.518.11.7172. Investigation of biological diversity of plants and fungi on the base of collection stocks of the Komarov Botanical Institute.
  • 2008-2010. RFBR 08-04-00858-a Vascular plants of East Europe.
  • 2008. RFBR 06-04-28299-a Compiling of the Catalogue of the type specimens of vascular plants of China, kept in the Herbarium of the V. L. Komarov Botanical Institute (LE).
  • 20062008. Basic Research Program of RAS Presidium Biodiversity and dynamics of gene pools, project Biodiversity of vascular plants of Russia.

Other projects:

Conferences and workshops:

Organizing committee:

  • International conference Study of the flora of the Caucasus. Pyatigorsk, September, 27 October, 1, 2010. Member of the Organizing Committee.

Attendee:

  • 14th Congress of the Russian Botanical Society and the conference Botany in modern world. Makhachkala, June 18-23, 2018. Oral presentation.
  • Conference Botanical collections the national inheritance of Russia. Penza, February 17-19, 2015. Plenary presentation.

Professional memberships:

Expeditions:

  • Northern European Russia 1981-1985.
  • Caucasus 1986-1989.

Editorial activity:

  • Deputy chief editor of the Journal Novosti sistematiki vysshikh rasteniy (= Novitates systematicae plantarum vascularium) (from 2007)
  • Editorial Board member of the Journal Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rasteniy (from 2009)
  • Editorial Board member of the Journal Botanicheskii zhurnal
  • Editorial Board member of nonperiodicals:
    • Flora Europae Orientalis (19962004)
    • Conspectus Florae Europae Orientalis (Volume 1: 2010) secretary.
    • Catalogue of the type specimens of East-Asian vascular plants in the Herbarium of the V.L. Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). Part 2 (China) (2010)
    • Catalogue of the type specimens of the vascular plants from Siberia and the Russian Far East kept in the Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE) (Part 1: 2012; Part 2: 2018) editor-in-chief

Scientific-organizational and teaching activities:

Selected publications:

Gureyeva I.I., Sokolova I.V., Vaganov A.V., Kuznetsov A.A., Romanets R.S. Monogramma graminea (Pteridaceae): name typification and spore morphology [Monogramma graminea (Pteridaceae): tipifikatsiya nazvaniya i morfologiya spor]. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2021. 106(2): 192203. [In Russian]

Fateryga A.V., Fateryga V.V., Sokolova I.V., Svirin S.A., Yena A.V., Yevseyenkov P.E. Is Holosteum glutinosum (M. Bieb.) Fisch. et C.A. Mey. (Caryophyllaceae: Alsinoideae) just a subtaxon of H. umbellatum L. or a distinct species? Turczaninowia. 2020. 23(4): 5064.

Mikhaylova T.A., Sokolova I.V. Type and authentic specimens in Algal Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). II. . 2020. 105(11): 11141126.

Kozlov M.V., Sokolova I.V., Zverev V., Egorov A.A., Goncharov M.Y., Zvereva E.L. Biases in estimation of insect herbivory from herbarium specimens. Scientific Reports. 2020. 10: 12298.

Mosyakin S.L., Sokolova I.V. Lectotypification of the name Chenopodium hircinum, a wild relative of the pseudocereal crop species C. quinoa (Chenopodiaceae). Phytotaxa. 2020. 432(2): 190198.

Sokolova I.V., Nikiforova O.D. Nomenclatural notes on Myosotis jenissejensis and Myosotis asiatica subsp. kolymensis (Boraginaceae) [Nomenklaturnye zametki o Myosotis jenissejensis i Myosotis asiatica subsp. kolymensis (Boraginaceae)]. Novitates systematicae plantarum vascularium. 2019. 50: 163165. [In Russian]

Averyanov L.V., Nguyen K.S., Maisak T.V., Nguyen H.T., Orlov N.L., Slastunov D.D., Sokolova I.V. New orchid species (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Laos. Novitates systematicae plantarum vascularium. 2019. 50: 2540.

Geltman D.V., Legchenko M.V., Sokolova I.V., Tatanov I.V. Anniversaries of our journal [Yubileinye daty nashego zhurnala]. Novitates systematicae plantarum vascularium. 2019. 50: 513. [In Russian]

Troschkina V.I., Sokolova I.V., Shibanova A.A. On the types of the names of some Geranium taxa (Geraniaceae) conserved in the Herbaria of Willdenow (B-W) and de Candolle (G-DC) [Tipy nazvanii nekotorykh taksonov Geranium (Geraniaceae), khranyaschiesya v Gerbariyakh Vildenova (B-W) i Dekandolya (G-DC)]. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2019. 104(10): 16221631. [In Russian]

Mosyakin S.L., Sokolova I.V., Tatanov I.V. A corrected type designation for Lophozonia heterocarpa, with an update on the lectotype of Fagus obliqua (≡ Nothofagus obliqua, Lophozonia obliqua). Phytotaxa. 2019. 424(3): 177183.

Mikhaylova T.A., Sokolova I.V. Type and authentic specimens in Algal Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). I. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 2019. 104(8): 12991312.

Krestovskaya T.V., Sokolova I.V., Grebenjuk A.V. Nomenclatural history and lectotypification of the name Gentiana algida Pall. (Gentianaceae). Turczaninowia. 2019. 22(3): 117132. [In Russian]

Petrovsky V.V., Sokolova I.V., Mikhailova M.A. Taxonomy of the subspecies of Papaver pulvinatum (Papaveraceae). Annales Botanici Fennici. 2019. 56(46): 369377.

Sokolova I.V. Fam. Caryophyllaceae [Alsine, Arenaria (except A. violacea), Cerastium, Cherleria, Honckenya, Hylebia, Krascheninikovia, Minuartia, Sagina, Spergula, Stellaria]; Papaver pulvinatum. In: Catalogue of the type specimens of the vascular plants from Siberia and the Russian Far East kept in the Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). Part 2. St. Petersburg; Moscow: KMK Sci. Press. 2018. 119134; 137138; 145149; 158171; 263266. [In Russian]

Sokolova I.V., Potemkin A.D. Lectotypification of Hygrolejeunea alaskana R.M. Schust. et Steere (Lejeuneaceae, Marchantiophyta). In: I.V. Sokolova, R.M. Gogorev, T.N. Otnyukova, A.D. Potemkin. Cryptogamic nomenclatural notes. 3. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2018. 52(2): 544546.

Mosyakin S.L., Sokolova I.V., Fedoronchuk M.M. On validation and typification of the name Festuca × polovina (Poaceae): a correction and comments on indication of types of names of new taxa. Phytotaxa. 2018. 371(2): 127132.

Arabi Z., Ghahremaninejad F., Rabeler R.K., Sokolova I., Heubl G., Zarre S. On the taxonomic status of the genus Dichodon (Caryophyllaceae: tribe Alsineae): morphological and molecular evidence reassessed. Phytotaxa. 2018. 360(3): 220236.

Nikiforova .D., Raenko L.M., Sokolova I.V. Type specimens of the names of the genus Mertensia (Boraginaceae) taxa in collections of the sector of Siberia and Far East in the Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). Turczaninowia. 2018. 21(2): 117132. [In Russian]

Sokolova I.V., Ivanenko Yu.A. Proposal to conserve the name Osmunda multifida (Botrychium multifidum) (Ophioglossaceae) with a conserved type. Taxon. 2017. 66(5): 12201222.

Kapustin D.A., Philippov D.A., Sokolova I.V., Gusev E.S. Petalomonas sphagnophila (Euglenophyta, Petalomonadales), a new euglenophyte species for Russia. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2016. 50: 112119. [In Russian]

Sokolova I.V. Myosoton, Dichodon, Cerastium, Eremogone, Viscaria, Pleconax, Psammophiliella, Dichoglottis, Pseudosaponaria (Caryophyllaceae) In: N.N. Tzvelev (ed.). Conspectus Florae Europae Orientalis. Vol. 1. Moscow; St. Petersburg, 2012. 209215; 217218; 229; 247248; 252253. [In Russian]

Sokolova I.V. Dichodon, Cerastium (Caryophyllaceae). In: A.L. Takhtajan (ed.). Conspectus Florae Caucasi. 3(2). Moscow; St. Petersburg. 2012. 150151; 153161. [In Russian]

Geltman D.V., Sokolova I.V. Ulmaceae. In: A.L. Takhtajan (ed.). Conspectus Florae Caucasi. 3(2). Moscow; St. Petersburg, 2012. 487489. [In Russian]

Sokolova I.V. Zannichelliaceae, Zosteraceae, Najadaceae, Cyperaceae (Isolepis, Kyllinga). In: Catalogue of the type specimens of the vascular plants from Siberia and the Russian Far East kept in the Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). Part 1. 2012. 65; 6768; 365; 366. [In Russian]

Buzunova I.O., Byalt V.V., Grabovskaya-Borodina A.E., Illarionova I.D., Krestovskaya T.V., Mikhailova M.A., Raenko L.M., Sokolova I.V. Type specimens of the Siberian and Russian Far Eastern taxa of Carex L. (Cyperaceae) kept in the Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE) [Tipovye obraztsy taksonov roda Carex L. (Cyperaceae) Sibiri i Rossiiskogo Dalnego Vostoka, khranyaschiesya v Gerbarii Botanicheskogo instituta im. V.L. Komarova RAN (LE)]. Turczaninowia. 2010. 13(3): 103124. [In Russian]

Sokolova I.V. Caryophyllaceae Juss. In: A.E. Borodina-Grabovskaya (ed.). Catalogue of the type specimens of East-Asian vascular plants in the Herbarium of the V. L. Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). Part 2 (China). 2010. 141146. [In Russian]

Sokolova I.V. Myosoton Moench; Dichodon (Bartl.) Reichenb.; Cerastium L. In: N.N. Tzvelev (ed.). Flora Europae Orientalis. 2004. 11: 155171. [In Russian]

Byalt V.V., Sokolova I.V. Who is the author of the genus Orostachys (Crassulaceae)? Taxon. 1999. 48(1): 6365.

Egorova T.V., Geltman D.V., Gubanov I.A., Novikov V.S., Pimenov M.G., Sokolova I.V. On the paper by N. Turland and G. Davidse: Registration of plant names: undesirable, unnecessary and unworkable. Taxon. 1999. 48(2): 413416.

Byalt V.V., Sokolova I.V. Ohbaea Byalt and I. V. Sokolova, a replacement name for Balfouria (H. Ohba) H. Ohba (Crassulaceae). Kew Bulletin. 1999. 54(2): 476.

Geltman D.V., Antonova N.N., ... et al., Sokolova I.V. Flora of the vascular plants of the Russian Federation. Biology Bulletin. 1998. 25(1): 7882. [In Russian]

Sokolova I.V. Conspectus generis Cerastium L. (Caryophyllaceae) florae Caucasi [Konspekt roda Cerastium L. (Caryophyllaceae) flory Kavkaza]. Novitates systematicae plantarum vascularium. 1996. 30: 3347. [In Russian]

Sokolova I.V. New species of the genus Cerastium (Caryophyllaceae) from the Caucasus [Novye vidy roda Cerastium (Caryophyllaceae) s Kavkaza]. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1990. 75(10): 14491451. [In Russian]

Sokolova I.V. New for the flora of the USSR species of the genus Cerastium (Caryophyllaceae) from the Caucasus [Novye dlya flory SSSR vidy roda Cerastium (Caryophyllaceae) s Kavkaza]. Botanicheskii zhurnal. 1989. 74(6): 911912. [In Russian]