NTBG Staff Publications

Science & Conservation


Berning, E.H., Andersen, C.V.H., Mertz, O., Dickinson, N., Opgenorth, M., Lincoln, N.K., Rashford, J.H., Rønsted, N. (2022). The contribution of breadfruit agroecosystems to Hawaiian community resilience during the COVID – 19 pandemic. CABI Agriculture and Biosciences, 3, e56. https://doi.org/10.1186/s43170-022-00125-3 

Clark, M., Lorence, D.H., Weisenberger, L. A., Rønsted, N., Heintzman, S., & Williams, A.M. (2022). Lost from the wild: conservation collections offer hope for recovery of Kadua haupuensis, a Hawaiian endemic Rubiaceae. In: Ed. DellaSala, D.A. Imperiled: The Encyclopedia of Conservation. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, 831-841. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-821139-7.00110-0

Foster, J.A., Walsh, S K., Havens, K., Kramer, A.T., & Fant, J. B. (2022). Supporting long-term sustainability of ex situ collections using a pedigree-based population management approach. Applications in Plant Sciences (in press).

Gardner, E.M., Jimbo, T., and Zerega, N.J.C. (2022). Artocarpus buyangensis, a new species from New Guinea. Systematic Botany, 47(2), 452-456. https://doi.org/10.1600/036364422X16512564801542

Gardner, E.M., Puad, A.S.A., Pereira, J.T., Tagi, J.A., Nyegang, S.A., Miun, P., Jumian, J., Pokorny, L., Zerega, N.J.C. (2022). Engagement with indigenous people preserves local knowledge and biodiversity alike. Current Biology, 232 (11): R511 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2022.04.062

Hay, F.R., R.M. Davies, J.B. Dickie, D.J. Merritt, and D. Wolkis. (2022). More on seed longevity phenotyping. Seed Science Research: 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0960258522000034

Hennequin, S., Thiesen, J.F., Le Pechon, T., Viveros, R.S., Salino, A., Wood, K.R., Ranker, T.A. (2022). Origin of Hawaiian ferns of the genus Ctenitis (Dryopteridaceae). Botany Letters, 169(3): 375-389.  https://doi.org/10.1080/23818107.2022.2095672

Iwanycki Ahlstrand, N., Gopalakrishnan, S., Vieira, F.G., Bieker, V.C., Meudt, H.M., Dunbar-Co, S., Rothfels, C.J., Martinez-Swatson, K.A., Maldonado, C., Hassemer, G., Shipunov, A., Bowers, M.D., Gardner, E., Xu, M., Ghorbani, A., Amano, M., Grace, O.M., Pringle, J.S., Bishop, M., Manzanilla, V., Cotrim, H., Blaney, S., Zubov, D., Choi, H.-K., Yesil, Y., Bennett, B., Vimolmangkang, S., El-Seedi, H.R., Staub, P.O., Li, Z., Boldbaatar, D., Hislop, M., Caddy, L.J., Muasya, A.M., Saslis-Lagoudakis, C.H., Gilbert, M.T.P., Zerega, N.J.C., Rønsted, N (2022). Travel tales of a worldwide weed: Genomic signatures of Plantago major L. reveal distinct genotypic groups with links to colonial trade routes. Frontiers in Plant Science, 13:838166. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.838166

Kehinde, A.Z., Erland, L.A.E., Liu Y, Ragone, D., Jones, A.M.P., Murch, S.J. (2022). South Pacific cultivars of breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg and A. mariannensis Trécul) and their hybrids (A. altilisA. mariannensis) have unique dietary starch, protein and fiber. Journal of Food Composition & Analysis 105: 104228. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfca.2021.104228

La Vigne, H., Charron, G., Rachiele-Tremblay, J., Rancourt, D., Nyberg, B., Desbiens, A.L. (2022). Collecting critically endangered cliff plants using a drone-based sampling manipulator. Nature Scientific Report12, 14827 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-17679-x

Rønsted, N., Walsh, S.K., Clark, M., Edmonds, M., Flynn, T., Heintzman, S., Loomis, A., Lorence, D., Nagendra, U., Nyberg, B., Opgenorth, M., Weisenberger, L., Williams, A., Wolkis, D., Wood, K.R., Keir, M. (2022). Extinction risk of endemic vascular flora of Kauai Island, Hawaii, based on IUCN assessments. Conservation Biology, e13896. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13896

Walsh, S., Pender, R., & Gomes, N. (2022). Hawaiian endemic Honeycreepers (Drepanidinae) are nectar robbers of the invasive Banana Poka (Passiflora tarminiana, Passifloraceae). Journal of Pollination Ecology30, 8–15. https://doi.org/10.26786/1920-7603(2022)685

Wolkis, D., Walsh, S.K., Barnes, C.J., Stacy, E.A., Rønsted, N. (2022). Variation in germination traits inform conservation planning of Hawaiʻi’s foundational ‘Ōhiʻa trees. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, https://doi.org/10.1080/10549811.2021.1999272

Wolkis, D., Baskin, C.C., Baskin, J.M., Rønsted, N. (2022). Seed dormancy and germination of the endangered exceptional Hawaiian lobelioid Brighamia rockii. Applications in Plant Science, In Press.

Wolkis, D., Jones, K., Flynn, T., DeMotta, M., Rønsted, N. (2022). Germination of seeds from herbarium specimens as a last conservation resort for resurrecting extinct or critically endangered Hawaiian plants. Conservation Science and Practice, 4(1), e576. https://doi.org/10.1111/csp2.576

Wood, K.R. & Fawcett, S. (2022). Notes on Menisciopsis wailele (Thelypteridaceae), a critically endangered rheophytic fern species from Kaua`i, Hawaiian Islands. American Fern Journal 112(2): 124–138. https://doi.org/10.1640/0002-8444-112.2.124

Wood, K.R. and Walsh, S.K. (2022). Notes on the Hawaiian flora: Kauaʻi rediscoveries and range extensions. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 142: 27-34.



Baldwin, B.G., Wood, K.R., Freyman, W.A. (2021). Directionally biased habitat shifts and biogeographically informative cytonuclear discordance in the Hawaiian silversword alliance (Compositae). American Journal of Botany 108(10): 2015-2037. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.1757

Barton, K.E., Westerband, A., Ostertag, R., Stacy, E., Winter, K., Drake, D.R., Fortini, L. B., Litton, C.M., Cordell, S., Krushelnycki, P., Kawelo, K., Feliciano, K., Bennett, G., Knight, T. (2021). Hawaii forest review: Synthesizing the ecology, evolution, and conservation of a model system. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 52: 125631.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ppees.2021.125631

Baskin, C. C, Baskin, J. M., Yoshinaga, A., Wolkis, D. (2021). Physiological dormancy in seeds of tropical montane woody species in Hawai`i. Plant Species Biology 36(1), 60-71. https://doi.org/10.1111/1442-1984.12295

Craven, D.Weigelt, P.Wolkis, D.Kreft, H. (2021). Niche properties constrain occupancy but not abundance patterns of native and alien woody species across Hawaiian forestsJournal of Vegetation Science 32: e13025. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.13025

Hassemer, G., Gardner, E., Rønsted, N. (2021). Plantago campestris (Plantaginaceae), a rare new species from southern Brazil, supported by phylogenomic and morphological evidence. PeerJ 9:e11848. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.11848

Harmon, K.C., Winter K.B., Kurashima, N., Fletcher, C.H., Kane, H.H., Price, M.R. (2021). The role of indigenous practices in expanding waterbird habitat in the face of rising seas. Anthropocene 34: 100293. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ancene.2021.100293

Le, K.-T., Bandolik, J.J., Kassack, M.U., Wood, K.R., Paetzold, C., Appelhans, M.S., Passreiter, C.M. (2021). New Acetophenones and Chromenes from the leaves of Melicope barbigera Gray. Molecules26(3): 688. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26030688

Melone, A., Bremer, L.L., Crow, S.E., Hastings, Z., Winter, K.B., Ticktin, T., Rii, Y.M., Wong, M., Kukea-Shultz, K., Watson, S.J., Trauernicht, C. (2021). Assessing baseline carbon stocks for forest transitions: A case study of agroforestry restoration from Hawaiʻi. Agriculture 1: 189. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture11030189

Mertens, M., Swennen, R., Rønsted, N., Vandelook, F., Panis, B., Sachter-Smith, G., Dang Toan, V., Janssens, S. (2021). Conservation status assessment of banana crop wild relatives in Southeast Asia using species distribution modelling. Diversity and Distributions 27(4): 729-746. https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.13233

Ohukani‘ōhi‘a, S.M., Winter, K.B., Demotta, M. (2021). KUA–LAKO–MO‘O: a methodology for exploring Indigenous conceptualisations of nature and conservation in Hawai‘i. Pacific Conservation Biology. https://doi.org/10.1071/PC20020

Winter, K.B., Vaughan, M.B., Kurashima, N., Giardina, C., Quiocho, K., Chang, K., Akutagawa, M., Beamer, K., Fikret, B. (2021). Empowering indigenous agency through community-driven collaborative management to achieve effective conservation: Hawai‘i as an example. Pacific Conservation Biology, 27(4): 337-344. https://doi.org/10.1071/PC20009

Woudstra, Y., Viruel, J., Fritzsche, M., Bleazard, T., Mate, R., Howard, C., Rønsted, N., Grace, O.M. (2022). A customised target capture sequencing tool for molecular identification of Aloe vera and relatives. Scientific Report, 11, 24347. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-03300-0



Allasi Canales, N., T. G. Hansen, C. Cornett, K. Walker, F. Driver, A. Antonelli, C. Maldonado, M. Nesbitt, C. J. Barnes, & N. Rønsted (2020). Historical chemical annotations of Cinchona bark collections are comparable to results from current day High-Pressure Liquid Chromatography technologies. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 249: 112379. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2019.112375

Appelhans, M. S., Paetzold, C., Wood, K. R., & Wagner, W. L. (2020). RADseq resolves the phylogeny of Hawaiian Myrsine L. (Primulaceae) and provides evidence for hybridization. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 58(6), 823-840. https://doi.org/10.1111/jse.12668

Baskin, C., Baskin, J., Yoshinaga, A., Wolkis, D. (2020). Seed dormancy in Campanulaceae: morphological and morphophysiological dormancy in six species of Hawaiian lobelioids. Botany, 0:ja. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjb-2020-0009

Bernard, J., Brock, K.C., Tonnell, V., Walsh, S., Wenger, J.P., Wolkis, D., Weiblen, G. D. (2020). New species assemblages disrupt obligatory mutualisms between figs and their pollinators. Frontiers in Plant Science, 8, 406. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2020.564653

Brock, K. C., Daehler, C. C., Imada, C. T., Kennedy, B. H. and Flynn, T. W. (2020). Recommendations for reporting records of nonnative plant species in the Hawaiian Islands. In: Ed. Evenhuis, N.L. Records of the Hawai Biological Survey for 2019. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 129, 109-124. http://hbs.bishopmuseum.org/pubs-online/pdf/op129p109-124.pdf

Clement, W. L., Bruun-Lund, S., Cohen, A., Kjellberg, F., Weiblen, G. D., Rønsted, N. (2020). Evolution and classification of figs (Ficus, Moraceae) and their close relatives (Castilleae) united by involucral bracts. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 103(3): 316–339. https://doi.org/10.1093/botlinnean/boaa022

Hassemer, G. & Rønsted, N. (2020). The Critically Endangered Saint Helena endemic Plantago robusta (Plantaginaceae): typification, complete morphological account and discussion of knowledge gaps. Phytotaxa, 471(2): 127-138. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.471.2.3

Hoban, S., Callicrate, T., Clark, J., Deans, S., Dosmann, M., Fant, J., Gailing, O., Havens, K., Hipp, A., Kadav, P., Kramer, A., Lobdell, M., Magellan, T., Meyer, A., Pooler, M., Spence, E., Thompson, P., Toppila, R., Walsh, S., Westwood, M., Wood, J. & Griffith, P. (2020). Taxonomic similarity does not predict necessary sample size for ex situ conservation: a comparison among five genera. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 287: 20200102. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.0102

Jensen, S.M., Wolkis, D., Keshtkar, E., Streibig, J.C., Ritz, C. (2020). Improved two-step analysis of germination data from complex experimental designs. Seed Science Research 30(3): 194-198. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0960258520000331

Knope, M. L., Funk, V. A., Johnson, M. A., Wagner, W. L., Datlof, E. M., Johnson, G., Crawford, D., Bonifacino, J. M., Morden, C.W., Lorence, D. H., Wood, K. R, Meyer, J.-Y., and Carlquist, S. (2020). Dispersal and adaptive radiation of Bidens (Compositae) across the remote archipelagoes of Polynesia. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 58(6), 805-822. https://doi.org/10.1111/jse.12704

Legeay, J., C. Husson, B. Boudier, E. Louisanna, C. Baraloto, H. Schimann, B. Marcais, M. Buée (2020). Surprising low diversity of the plant pathogen Phytophthora in Amazonian forests. Environmental Microbiology, 22(12) 5019-5032. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.15099

Lorence, D. H.Wagner, W. L. (2020). Flora of the Marquesas Islands. Volume 2: Dicots. National Tropical Botanical Garden. 722 pp.

Lorence, D., Wagner, W. L , Wood, K. R., Johnson, G. (2020). Pogostemon guamensis Lorence & W.L.Wagner (Lamiaceae), a new species from Guam, Mariana Islands. PhytoKeys 169: 61-73. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.169.58107

Liu, Y., Brown, P.N., Ragone, D., Gibson, D.L., Murch, S.N. (2020). Breadfruit flour is a healthy option for modern foods and food security. PLOS ONE 15(7): e0236300. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0236300

Lücking, R., B. Moncada, H. J. M. Sipman, P. Nayara, B. Sobreira, C. Viñas, J. Gutíerrez, T. W. Flynn. (2020). Saxiloba: a new genus of placodioid lichens from the Caribbean and Hawaii shakes up the Porinaceae tree (lichenized Ascomycota: Gyalectales). Plant and Fungal Systematics 65(2): 577–585. https://doi.org/10.35535/pfsyst-2020-0031

Martinez-Swatson, K., E. Mihály, C. Lange, M. Ernst, M. Dela Cruz, M. J. Price, T. Nørgaard Mikkelsen, J. H. Christensen, N. Lundholm,  & N. Rønsted (2020). Biomonitoring of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon deposition in Greenland using historical moss herbarium specimens shows a decrease in pollution during the 20th century. Frontiers in Plant Science, 11, 1085. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.01085

Opgenorth, M., Lorence, D., Wood, K.R. (2020). Pritchardia arecina, a rare Hawaiian palm native to East Maui. Palms 64(2):85-92.

Privet, K., V. Vedel, C. Fortunel, J. Orivel, Q. Martinez, A. Cerdan, C. Baraloto, J. Pétillon (2020). Relative efficiency of pitfall trapping vs. nocturnal hand collecting in assessing soil-dwelling spider diversity along a structural gradient of Neotropical habitats. Diversity 12(2), 81. https://doi.org/10.3390/d12020081

Rønsted, N., & K. R. Wood (2020). Cyanea kuhihewa: Rediscovering one of Hawai’i’s rarest trees. Plants People Planet 2(2):107-110. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppp3.10099

Rønsted, N., O. M. Grace, and M. A. Carine (2020). Editorial: Integrative and translational uses of herbarium collections across time, space, and species. Frontiers in Plant Science 11, 1319. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.01319

Saldivia, P., Wood, K. R., Orlovich, D. A., Lord, J. M. (2020). Pacifigeron indivisus (Asteraceae: Astereae), a new species endemic to Rapa, Austral Islands, and a new delimitation of the Celmisia group. Phytotaxa 442(4):239-266. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.442.4.1

Schimann, H., J. Vleminckx, C. Baraloto, J. Engel, G. J. E. Louisanna, S. Manzi, A. Sagne, M. Roy. (2020). Tree communities and soil properties influence fungal community assembly in neotropical forests. Biotropica 52(3), 444-456. https://doi.org/10.1111/btp.12747

Stromberg, J. C., Makings, E., Brown, D. E., Wolkis, D. (2020). Conservation of the cienega endemic, Eryngium sparganophyllum Hemsl. (Apiaceae). The Southwestern Naturalist 65, 173–184, https://doi.org/10.1894/0038-4909-65.2.173

Sullivan, M. J. P. …. Baraloto, and 113 co-authors (2020). Long-term thermal sensitivity of Earth’s tropical forests. Science 368(4693), 869-874. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaw7578

Valverde-Barrantes, O. J., H. Maherali, C. Baraloto, and C.B. Blackwood (2020). Independent evolutionary changes in fine-root traits among main clades during the diversification of seed plants. New Phytologist, first published online. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16729

Winter, K., Lincoln, N.K., Berkes, F., Alegado, R.A., Kurashima, N, Frank, K.L., Pascua, P., Rii, Y.M., Reppun, F., Knapp, I.S.S., McClatchey, W.C., Ticktin, T., Smith, C., Franklin, E.C., Oleson, K., Price, M.R., McManus, M.A., Donahue, M.J., Rodgers, K.S., Bowen, B.W., Nelson, C.E., Thomas, B., Leong, J.-A., Madin, E.M.P., Rivera, M.A.J., Falinski, K.A., Bremer, L.L., Deenik, J.L., Gon III, S.M., Neilson, B., Okano, R., Olegario, A., Nyberg, B., Kawelo, A.H., Kotubetey, K., Kukea-Shultz, J.K., Toonen, R.J. (2020). Ecomimicry in Indigenous resource management: optimizing ecosystem services to achieve resource abundance, with examples from Hawaiʻi. Ecology and Society 25(2):26. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-11539-250226

Winter, K. B., T. Ticktin, S. A. Quazi. (2020). Biocultural restoration in Hawaiʻi also achieves core conservation goals. Ecology and Society 25(1):26. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-11388-250126

Wolkis, D., S. Blackwell, S. K. Villanueva. (2020). Conservation seed physiology of the ciénega endemic, Eryngium sparganophyllum (Apiaceae). Conservation Physiology, 8:1, coaa17. https://doi.org/10.1093/conphys/coaa017.

Wood, J., J. D. Ballou, T. Callicrate, J. B. Fant, M. P. Griffith, A. T. Kramer, R. C. Lacy, A. Meyer, S. Sullivan, K. Traylor-Holzer, S. K. Walsh, and K. Havens (2020). Applying the zoo model to conservation of threatened exceptional plant species. Conservation Biology 34:1416-1425. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13503



Bruelheide, H., & more than 30 authors including C. Baraloto. (2019). sPlot–a new tool for global vegetation analyses. Journal of Vegetation Science 30: 161–186. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12710

Chang, K., K. B. Winter, and N. K. Lincoln. (2019). Hawaiʻi in focus: navigating pathways in global biocultural leadership. Sustainability, special issue on Biocultural Restoration in Hawaiʻi (eds. K.B. Winter, K. Chang, N.K. Lincoln). Sustainability 11(1):283. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11010283

Chau, M., T. Chambers, L. Weisenberger, M. Keir, T. I. Kroessig, D. Wolkis, R. Kam, A. Y. Yoshinaga. (2019). Seed freeze  sensitivity and ex situ longevity of 295 species in the native Hawaiian flora. American Journal of Botany 106(9):1-23. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.1351

Delevaux, J. M., K. A. Stamoulis, R. Whittier, S.D. Jupiter, L. L. Bremer, A. Friedlander, N. Kurashima, J. Giddens, K. B. Winter, M. Blaich‐Vaughan, K. M. Burnett. (2019). Place‐based management can reduce human impacts on coral reefs in a changing climate. Ecological Applications, 29(4), p.e01891. https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.1891

Draper, F. C.,  G. P. Asner, E. N. Honorio Coronado, T. R. Baker, R. García‐Villacorta, N. C. Pitman, P. V. Fine, O. L., Phillips, R. Zárate Gómez, C. A. Amasifuén Guerra, M. Flores Arévalo, CBaraloto. (2019). Dominant tree species drive beta diversity patterns in western Amazonia. Ecology e02636. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2636

Endress, P. K., D. H. Lorence. (2019). Inflorescence structure in Laurales. Stable and flexible patterns. International Journal of Plant Science 181(3). https://doi.org/10.1086/706449

Fichaux, M., B. Béchade, J. Donald, A. Weyna, J. H. C. Delabie, J. Murienne, C. Baraloto, J. Orivel. (2019). Habitats shape taxonomic and functional composition of Neotropical ant assemblages. Oecologia 189(2): 501‐513. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-019-04341-z

Hodel, D. R., J.‐F. Butaud, C. E. Barrett, M. H. Grayum, J. Komen, D. H. Lorence, J. Marcus, A. Falchetto. (2019). A reassessment of PelagodoxaPalms 63(3): 113–146

Hodel, D. R., J.‐F. Butaud, C. E. Barrett, M. H. Grayum, J. Komen, D. H. Lorence, J. Marcus, A. Falchetto. (2019).  Pelagodoxa henryana (Arecaceae): a supplement of additional photographs and figures to the 2019 article in the journal PalmsPalmArbor 2019–1: 1‐24.

Kiehn, M. & D. H. Lorence. (2019). New chromosome number reports for angiosperms native or introduced to Hawai’i, with some additional reports for Fiji and Samoa. Pacific Science 73(3): 411–421.  https://muse.jhu.edu/article/730049

Klarenberg, G., R. Muñoz-Carpena, S. Perz, C. Baraloto, M. Marsik, J. Southworth, L. Zhu. (2019). A spatiotemporal natural‐human database to evaluate road development impacts in an Amazon trinational frontier. Nature Scientific Data 6(1): 93.

Lim, Jun Y., C. R. Marshall, E. A. Zimmer, W. L. Wagner. (2019). Multiple colonizations of the Pacific by Peperomia (Piperaceae): Complex patterns of long‐distance dispersal and parallel radiations on the Hawaiian Islands. Journal of Biogeography (In press). https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13717

Lopes, M. C., G. P. Lamarre, C. Baraloto, P. V. Fine, A. Vincentini, F. B. Baccaro. (2019). The Amazonas‐trap: a new method for sampling plant‐inhabiting arthropod communities in tropical forest understory. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 167(6): 534-543.  https://doi.org/10.1111/eea.12797

Lorence, D. H. (2019). India from a bus window: The XX Heliconia Society International Conference, and Pre‐ and Post‐Conference tours. The Bulletin, Heliconia Society International 23(4): 1–4 (Part 2).

Lorence, D.  H. & W.  L. Wagner. (2019). Flora of the Marquesas Islands. Volume 1: Lycophytes, ferns, and monocots. National Tropical Botanical Garden. 411 pp.

Lorence, D. H. W. L. Wagner. (2019). Perrottetia wichmaniorum (Dipentodontaceae), a new species from Kauaʻi, Hawaiian Islands. Phytokeys 115: 93–103.  https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.115.30657

Lu, N. T., A. Ebihara, H. Hec, L. Zhang, X.‐M. Zhou, R. Knapp, P. Kamau, D. Lorence, X.‐F. Gao, & L‐B. Zhang. (2019). A plastid phylogeny of the fern genus Arachniodes (Dryopteridaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 133: 214–245. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.12.013

Martinez‐Swatson K, R. Kjøller, F. Cozzi, H. Toft Simonsen, N. Rønsted, C. J. Barnes. (2019). Exploring evolutionary theories of plant defence investment using field populations of the deadly carrot. Annals of Botany 125(5): 737-750.  https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcz151

Nochera, C. L. & D. Ragone. (2019). Development of a breadfruit flour pasta product. Foods 8, 110; https://doi:10.3390/foods8030110

Paetzold, C., K. R. Wood, D. A. R. Eaton, W. L. Wagner, M. S. Appelhans. (2019). Phylogeny of Hawaiian Melicope (Rutaceae): RAD‐Seq resolves species relationships and reveals ancient introgression. Frontiers in Plant Science 10: 1–16, Article 1074. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.01074

Shevock, J.R., T. Flynn, J. C. Game, W. Z. Ma, A. Williams, D. R. Toren, B. C. Tan, J. R. Spence. (2019). New additions, range extensions and nomenclatural updates for the Hawaiian moss flora, island of Kaua’i, USA. Acta Mus. Siles. Sci. Natur. 68: 105–122.

Subedi, S.C., M.S. Ross, J.P. Sah, J. Redwine, C. Baraloto. (2019). Trait‐based community assembly pattern along a forest succession gradient in a seasonally dry tropical forest. Ecosphere10(4), e02719. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2719

Wagner, W.L., D.W. Stevenson, C.D. Specht. (2019). Vicki A. Funk‐Recipient of the 2018 Asa Gray Award. Syst. Bot. 44:1‐4. https://doi.org/10.1600/036364419X697822

Walsh, S, R. J. Pender, R. R. Junker, C. C. Daehler, C. W. Morden, D. H. Lorence. (2019). Pollination biology reveals challenges to restoring populations of Brighamia insignis (Campanulaceae), a critically endangered plant species from Hawai‘i. Flora 259:151448. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.flora.2019.151448

Wolkis, D., Deans, S. (2019). Picking from the past in preparation for a pest: assessing the potential for herbaria to serve as novel sources for ʻōhiʻa seed preservation. Biopreservation and Biobanking. In press. https://doi.org/10.1089/bio.2019.0044

Wood, K.R., Oppenheimer, H., Keir, M. (2019). A checklist of endemic Hawaiian vascular plant taxa from the Hawaiian Islands that are considered possibly extinct in the wild. Technical Report. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/332933164

Xu, K.‐W., L. Zhang, C. J. Rothfels, A. R. Smith, R. Viane, D. H. Lorence, K. R. Wood, C.‐W. Chen, R. Knapp, L. Zhou, N. T. Lu, X.‐M. Zhou, H.‐J. Wei, Q. Fan, S.‐F. Chen, D. Cicuzza, X.‐F. Gao, W.‐B. Liao, L.‐B. Zhang. (2019). A global plastid phylogeny of the fern genus Asplenium (Aspleniaceae). Cladistics: 1‐50. https://doi.org/10.1111/cla.1238

Xu, K.‐W., D. Lorence, K. R. Wood, W‐B. Liao, L.‐B. Zhang. (2019). A revision of the Hymenasplenium unilaterale subclade (Aspleniaceae; Pteridophyta) with the description of nine new species. Phytotaxa 419: 001‐027. https://doi.org/10.11646/Phytotaxa.419.1.1



Aime, M.C., T. Kijpornyongpan, M. Abbasi, K. R. Wood, T. Flynn. (2018) A new species of Cintractiella (Ustilaginales) from the volcanic island of Kosrae, Caroline Islands, Micronesia. MycoKeys 42: 1‐6. https://doi.org/10.3897/mycokeys.42.27231

Appelhans, M. S., J. Wen, and W. L. Wagner. (2018). Biogeographic Patterns in the Pacific and Australasian regions. Journal Systematics and Evolution 56: 573‐575. https://doi.org/10.1111/jse.12468

Appelhans, M. S., J. Wen, M. Duretto, D. Crayn, and W. L. Wagner. (2018). Historical biogeography of Melicope (Rutaceae) and its close relatives with a special emphasis on Pacific dispersals. Journal Systematics and Evolution 56: 576‐599. https//doi.org/10.1111/jse.12299

Bruelheide, H., & more than 30 authors including C. Baraloto. 2018. Global trait‐environment relationships of plant communities. Nature Ecology & Evolution  2: 1906–1917. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0699-8

Burnett, K., T. Ticktin, L. Bremer, S. Quazi, C. Geslani, C. Wada, N. Kurashima, L. Mandle, P. Pascua, T. Depraetere, D. WolkisM. Edmonds, T. Giambelluca, K. Falinski, and  K. B. Winter. (2018). Restoring to the Future: Environmental, Cultural, and Management Tradeoffs in Historical versus Hybrid Restoration of a Highly Modified Ecosystem. Conservation Letters. 2018;e12606; https://doi.org/10.1111/conl.12606

Delevaux, J. M. S., R. Whittier, K. A. Stamoulis, L. L. Bremer, A. M. Friedlander, S. Jupiter, M. Poti, G. Guannel, N. Kurashima, K. B. Winter, R. Toonen, E. Conklin, C. Wiggins, A. Knudby, W. Goodell, K. Burnett, S. Yee, H. Htun, K. Falinski, K. L. L. Oleson, T. Wiegner, T. Ticktin. (2018). A linked land‐sea modeling framework to inform ridge‐to‐reef management in high oceanic islands. Plos One 13(3): e0193230. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193230

Delevaux, J. M. S., K. B. Winter, S. D. Jupiter, M. Blaich‐Vaughan, K. A. Stamoulis, L. L. Bremer, K. Burnett, P. Garrod, J. L. Troller, and T. Ticktin. (2018). Linking Land and Sea through Collaborative Research to Inform Contemporary applications of Traditional Resource Management in Hawai‘i. Sustainability 10(9): 3147; https://doi.org/10.3390/su10093147

Elevitch, C. R., D. M. Mazaroli, and D. Ragone. (2018). Agroforestry Standards for Regenerative Agriculture. Sustainability 10(9): 3337; https://doi.org/10.3390/su10093337

Elevitch, C. R. and D. Ragone. (2018). Breadfruit Agroforestry Guide: Planning and implementation of regenerative organic methods. Breadfruit Institute, NTBG and Permanent Agroforestry Resources. 64 pp.

Hogan, J. A., Hérault, B., Bachelot, B., Gorel, A., Jounieaux, M. and Baraloto, C. (2018). Understanding the recruitment response of juvenile Neotropical trees to logging intensity using functional traits. Ecological Applications 28(8): 1998–2010. https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.1776

Laricchia, K. M., M. G. Johnson, D. Ragone, E. W. Williams, N. J. C. Zerega and N. J. Wickett. (2018). A transcriptome screen for positive selection in domesticated breadfruit and its wild relatives (Artocarpus spp.). American Journal of Botany 105(5): 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.1095

Lau, J. W. B. S. Sipes, K. H. Wang, S. P. Marahatta and D. Ragone. (2018) First report of Pratylenchus coffeae on breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) in the United States. Plant Disease 102(9). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-02-18-0242-PDN

Lincoln, N., D. Ragone, N. J.C. Zerega, L. B. Roberts‐Nkrumah, M. Merlin, and A. M. P. Jones. (2018). Grow us our daily bread: A review of breadfruit cultivation in traditional and contemporary systems. In I. Warrington (ed). Horticultural Reviews 46: 299–384.

Lorence, D. H. (2018). India from a bus window: The XX Heliconia Society International Conference, and Pre‐ and Post‐Conference tours. The Bulletin, Heliconia Society International 24(3): 9–13 (part 1).

Lorence, D. H., T. R. Van Devender, and G. M. Ferguson. (2018). Chiococca grandiflora (Rubiaceae), a new species from Northern Mexico. PhytoKeys 98: 73‐83. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.98.25170

Moreno-Martínez, Á., & more than 20 authors including C. Baraloto. (2018). A methodology to derive global maps of leaf traits using remote sensing and climate data. Remote Sensing of Environment 218: 69–88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2018.09.006

Paetzold, C., M. Kiehn, K. R. Wood, W. L. Wagner, and M. S. Appelhans. (2018). The odd one out or a hidden generalist: Hawaiian Melicope (Rutaceae) do not share traits characteristic for successful island radiation. Journal Systematics and Evolution 56: 621–636. https://doi.org/10.1111/jse.12454

Perez, T.M., O. Valverde‐Barrantes, C. Bravo, T.C. Taylor, B. Fadrique, J. A. Hogan, C. J. Pardo, J. T. Stroud,  C. Baraloto, K. J. Feeley. (2018). Botanic gardens are an untapped resource for studying the functional ecology of tropical plants. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 374(1763): 20170390; https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2017.0390

Price, J. P. and W. L. Wagner. (2018). Origins of the Hawaiian flora: Phylogenies and biogeography reveal patterns of long-distance dispersal. Journal Systematics and Evolution 56: 600–620; https://doi.org/10.1111/jse.12465

Pynee, K. B., D. H. Lorence and P. Khurun. (2018). Conservation status of Mascarene Amaranth Aerva congesta Balf. f. ex Baker (Eudicots: Caryophyllales: Amaranthaceae): a critically endangered endemic herb of the Mascarenes, Indian Ocean. Journal of Threatened Taxa 10(8): 12056Á12063. https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2402.10.8.12056-12063

Ragone, D. (2018). Artocarpus altilis. Pp 60‐64 in L. Thomson, J. Doran, B. Clarke (eds). Trees for Life in Oceania: Conservation and utilisation of genetic diversity. ACIAR Monograph Series. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research. Canberra. https://www.aciar.gov.au/publication/Trees-life-Oceania

Santiago, L. S., De Guzman, M. E., Baraloto, C., Vogenberg, J. E., Brodie, M., Hérault, B., Fortunel, C. and Bonal, D. (2018). Coordination and trade‐offs among hydraulic safety, efficiency and drought avoidance traits in Amazonian rainforest canopy tree species. New Phytologist 18(3):1015Á1024. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.15058

Seltmann, K., Lafia, S., Paul, D., James, S., Bloom, D., Rios, N., Ellis, S., Farrell, U., Utrup, J., Yost, M., Davis, E., Emery, R., Motz, G., Kimmig, J., Shirey, V., Sandall, E., Park, D., Tyrrell, C., Thackurdeen, R., Collins, M., O’Leary, V., Prestridge, H., Evelyn, C., Nyberg, B. (2018). Georeferencing for Research Use (GRU): An integrated geospatial training paradigm for biocollections researchers and data providers. Research Ideas and Outcomes 4: e32449. https://doi.org/10.3897/rio.4.e32449

Weller, S. G., A. K. Sakai, M. Clark, D. H. Lorence, T. Flynn, W. Kishida, N. Tangalin, K. Wood. (2018). The effects of introduced ungulates on native and alien plant species in an island ecosystem: Implications for change in a diverse mesic forest in the Hawaiian Islands. Forest Ecology and Management 409:518-526. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.11.023

WinterK. B., N. K. Lincoln, and F. Berkes. (2018). The Social‐Ecological Keystone Concept: A Quantifiable Metaphor for Understanding the Structure, Function, and Resilience of a Biocultural System. Sustainability 10(9): 3294; https://doi.org/10.3390/su10093294

Winter, K. B., K. Beamer, M. B. Vaughan, A. M. Friedlander, M. H. Kido, A. N. Whitehead, M. K. K. Akutagawa, N. Kurashima, M. P. Lucas, & B, Nyberg. (2018). The Moku System: managing biocultural resources for abundance within social‐ecological regions in Hawai`i. Sustainability 10(9): 3554; https://doi.org/10.3390/su10093294

Winter, K. B., N. K. Lincoln, F. Berkes. (2018). The Social‐Ecological Keystone Concept: A metaphor for understanding the structure and function of abiocultural system. Sustainability 10(9):3294, https://doi.org/10.3390/su10093294

Wolkis D. and Walsh S. K. (2018). Dormancy and germination of two Kaua’i endemic Hibiscus taxa. Seed Science and Technology 46: 267Á274. https://doi.org/10.15258/sst.2018.46.2.08

Wolkis D., Baskin C. C., Baskin J. M. (2018). Dormancy‐breaking and germination requirements of seeds of the Hawaiian endemic Dianella sandwicensis (Xanthorrhoeaceae). Australian Journal of Botany 66: 213Á217. https://doi.org/10.1071/BT17214

Yang, Y., C. W. Morden, M. J. Sporck‐Koehler, L. Sack, W. L. Wagner, P. E. Berry. (2018). Repeated range expansion and niche shift in a volcanic hotspot archipelago: Radiation of C4 Hawaiian Euphorbia (Euphorbiaceae). Ecology and Evolution 8(16): 8523Á8536 https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4354

Vleminckx, J., Salazar, D., Fortunel, C., Mesones, I., Dávila, N., Lokvam, J., Beckley, K., Baraloto, C., Fine, P. V. A. (2018). Divergent secondary metabolites and habitat filtering both contribute to tree species coexistence in the Peruvian Amazon. Frontiers in Plant Science 9: 836. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.00836



Baker, T. R., R. T. Pennington, K. G. Dexter, P. V. Fine, H. Fortune-Hopkins, E. N. Honorio, C. Baraloto, P. Ashton. (2017). Maximising Synergy among Tropical Plant Systematists, Ecologists, and Evolutionary Biologists. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 32:258Á267. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2017.01.007

Bastias, C., C. Fortunel, F. Valladares, C. Baraloto, R. Benavides, W. Cornwell, L. Markesjstein, A de Oliveira, L. Poorter, J. Sansevero, M. Vaz, N. Kraft. (2017). Intraspecific trait variability along a boreal‐to‐tropical community diversity gradient. PloS One. 12(2), e0172495. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0172495

Fukami, T., M. Nakajima, C. Fortunel, P. V. Fine, C. Baraloto, S. E. Russo,  K. G. Peay. (2017). Geographical variation in community divergence: insights from tropical forest monodominance by ectomycorrhizal trees. The American Naturalist, 190(S1). https://doi.org/10.1086/692439

Grau, O., J. Peñuelas, B. Ferry, V. Freycon, L. Blanc, M. Desprez, C. Baraloto,  S. Guitet. (2017). Nutrient-cycling mechanisms other than the direct absorption from soil may control forest structure and dynamics in poor Amazonian soils. Scientific Reports, 7, 45017. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep45017

Johnson, M.A., J. R. Clark, W. L. Wagner, L. A. McDade. (2017). A molecular phylogeny of the Pacific clade of Cyrtandra (Gesneriaceae) reveals a Fijian origin, recent diversification, and a history of long-distance dispersal. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 78: 54‐68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2017.07.004

Keir, M.J., Sporck-Koehler, M.J. Walsh, S.K. (2017). Evaluating extinction risk of the Hawaiian flora using the IUCN Red List. Samara 31: 1‐2.

Wood, K. R. & W. L. Wagner. (2017). Athyrium haleakalae (Athyriaceae), a new rheophytic fern species from East Maui, Hawaiian Islands: with notes on its distribution, ecology, and conservation status. Phytokeys 76: 115-124. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.76.11637



Baldwin B. G. & K. R. Wood. (2016). Origin of the Rapa endemic genus Apostates: Revisiting major disjunctions and evolutionary conservatism in the Bahia alliance (Compositae: Bahieae). Taxon 65: 1064Á1080. https://doi.org/10.12705/655.8

BurneyD. et al., (2016). A proposal for ethical research conduct in Madagascar. Madagascar Conservation and Development 11:36-39.

Courtois, E.A., K.G. Dexter, C.E.T. Paine, D. Stien, J. Engel, C. Baraloto, J. Chave. (2016). Evolutionary patterns of volatile terpene emissions across 202 tropical tree species. Ecology and Evolution 6: 2854Á2864. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1810

Crowley, B.E., D. Burney, et al., (2016). Island‐wide aridity did not trigger recent megafaunal extinctions in Madagascar. Ecography 39:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.02376

De Souza, F. C. & more than 30 authors including C. Baraloto. (2016). Evolutionary heritage influences Amazon tree ecology. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 283 (1844): 1587. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.1587

Engel, J. L. Broussseau & C. Baraloto. (2016). GuiaTreeKey, a multi‐access electronic key to identify Amazonian tree genera in French Guiana. PhytoKeys 68: 27Á44 https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.68.8707

Fant, J. B., Havens, K., Kramer, A.T., Walsh, S.K., et al. (2016). What to do when we can’t bank on seeds: What botanic gardens can learn from the zoo community about conserving plants in living collections. American Journal of Botany 103 (9): 1Á3. https://doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1600247

Feldpausch, T. & more than 30 authors including C. Baraloto. (2016). Amazon forest response to repeated droughts. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 30: 964Á982. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015GB005133

Fortunel, C., C. E. T. Paine, P. V. A. Fine, I. Mesones, J.‐Y. Goret, B. Burban, J. Cazal & C. Baraloto. (2016). There’s no place like home: strong experimental evidence for climatic rainfall and soil effects on seedling mortality of habitat specialists in tropical forests. Ecology Letters 19: 1256Á1266. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.12661

Gardner, E. M., M. G. Johnson, D. Ragone, N. J. Wickett, N. J. C. Zerega. (2016(. Low‐coverage, whole‐genome sequencing of Artocarpus camansi (Moraceae) for phylogenetic marker development and gene discovery. Applications in Plant Sciences, 4(7). e1600017, https://doi.org/10.3732/apps.1600017

Johnson, M. & more than 30 authors including C. Baraloto. (2016). Variation in stem mortality rates determines patterns of aboveground biomass in Amazonian forests: implications for dynamic global vegetation models. Global Change Biology 22(12(: 3996-4013, https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13315

Kuo, L‐Y., A. Ebihara, W. Shinohara, G. Rouhan, K. R. Wood, C.‐N. Wang, & W.‐L. Chiou. (2016). Historical biogeography of the fern genus Deparia (Athyriaceae) and its relation with polyploidy. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 104: 123Á134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2016.08.004

Kunstler, G. & more than 20 authors including C. Baraloto. (2016). Plant functional traits have globally consistent effects on competition. Nature 529:204–207. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature16476

Leitao, R., J. Zuanon, S. Villéger, S. Williams, C. Baraloto, C. Fortunel, F. Mendonca, and D. Mouillot. (2016). Rare species over‐contribute to the functional structure of species assemblages.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283 (1828), 20160084. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.0084

Liang, J. & more than 30 authors including C. Baraloto. (2016). Positive Biodiversity–Productivity Relationship Predominant in Global Forests. Science 354: 6309. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaf8957

Lorence D. H.K. R. Wood, S. P. Perlman & J.‐Y. Meyer. (2016). Flore vasculaire et végétation des îles Marquises: caractéristiques, originalités et vulnérabilité. In: Biodiversité terrestre et marine des îles Marquises, Polynésie française (Galzin R., Duron S.‐D. & Meyer J.‐Y.,eds),
pp : 311–336. Société Française d’Ichtyologie, Paris. 526 p.

Nochera, C. L. and D. Ragone. (2016). Preparation of a breadfruit flour bar. Foods 5(2): 37.  https://doi.org/10.3390/foods5020037

Piponiot, C. & more than 30 authors including C. Baraloto. (2016). Carbon recovery dynamics following disturbance by selective logging in Amazonian forests. eLife, 5, e21394. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.2139

Ragone, D. (2016) Breadfruit for food and nutrition security in the 21st century. Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad) Special Issue July 2016: 18‐29.

Ragone, D., C. Elevitch, and A. Dean. (2016). Revitalizing breadfruit in Hawaii – A model for encouraging the cultivation and use of breadfruit in the tropics. Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad) Special Issue July 2016: 213‐224.

Sullivan, M. J. & more than 30 authors including C. Baraloto. (2016). Diversity and carbon storage across the tropical forest biome. Scientific Reports 7: 31902. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep39102

Wood K. R., M. S. Appelhans & W. L. Wagner. (2016). Melicope oppenheimeri, section Pelea (Rutaceae), a new species from West Maui, Hawaiian Islands: with notes on its ecology, conservation, and phylogenetic placement. PhytoKeys 69: 51–64. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.69.8844

Wood K. R., D. H. Lorence & M. Kiehn. (2016). Coprosma kawaikiniensis (Rubiaceae) a new species from the Dubautia-Sadleria shrubland-fernland community on Kaua`i, Hawaiian Islands. PhytoKeys 60: 21–32. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.60.6406

Zerega, J .C. and D. Ragone. (2016). Toward a global view of breadfruit genetic diversity. Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad) Special Issue July 2016: 77‐91.


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