Daniel J. Murphy is an Australian botanist.


Daniel J. Murphy completed his Ph.D. at the School of Botany, The University of Melbourne in 2001. Murphy is currently a Senior Research Scientist based at the National Herbarium of Victoria. Murphy's research is molecular based, investigating systematics, taxonomy, classification and biogeography of flowering plants. Murphy's taxa of interest include Acacia, Persoonia, Adansonia, Vachellia farnesiana and grasses.[1]

Murphy is currently an Associate Editor with the following journals:

The National Herbarium of Victoria holds over 200 specimens collected by Murphy and many more as an additional collector. Other herbaria in Australia holding his collections include The University of Melbourne Herbarium, Australian National Herbarium, Western Australian Herbarium, National Herbarium of New South Wales, Tasmanian Herbarium, and the N.C.W. Beadle Herbarium.[2]

Standard author abbreviation

The standard author abbreviation D.J.Murphy is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.[3]

Selected published names


Selected publications



Luckow, M., Miller, J.T., Murphy, D.J. and Livshultz, T. (2003). A phylogenetic analysis of the Mimosoideae (Leguminosae) based on chloroplast DNA sequence data. In B. Klitgaard and A. Bruneau (eds), Advances in Legume Systematics,part 10, pp. 197–220. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Journal articles

Murphy, D.J., Udovicic, F. and Ladiges, P.Y. (2000). Phylogenetic analysis of Australian Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) using sequence variations of an intron and two intergenic spacers of chloroplast DNA. Australian Systematic Botany 13, 745–754 doi:10.1071/SB99027


  1. ^ Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria - Annual Report (PDF). Birdwood Avenue, Melbournce Victoria 3004: Royal Botanic Gardens Board Victoria. 2019. p. 34. Retrieved 10 November 2021.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location (link)
  2. ^ "Australasian Virtual Herbarium - D.J. Murphy primary collections". Australian Virtual Herbarium. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  3. ^ IPNI.  D.J.Murphy.
  4. ^ "International Plant Name Index". Retrieved 17 February 2021.