Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022-01-01 Vaccinium carmesinum (Ericaceae), a new blueberry species from Mt. Tago Range, Mindanao Island, Philippines.Phytotaxa.  533:173–180. 2022-01-01
2021-01-01 A nuclear phylogenomic study of the angiosperm order Myrtales, exploring the potential and limitations of the universal Angiosperms353 probe set.American Journal of Botany.  108:1–25. 2021-01-01
2021-01-01 Extending our scientific reach in arboreal ecosystems for research and management.Frontiers in Forests and Global Change.  4. 2021-01-01
2021-01-01 Hypericum perryongii (Hypericaceae), a new species from Mindanao Island, Philippines.Phytotaxa.  478:61–66. 2021-01-01
2021-01-01 Low bee abundances explains pollinator shifts to vertebrates in tropical mountains.New Phytologist.  231:864–877. 2021-01-01
2021-01-01 Molecular phylogenetics of the Dissochaeta-alliance (Melastomataceae): Redefining tribe Dissochaeteae.Taxon.  70:793–825. 2021-01-01
2020-01-01 Dilochia deleoniae (Orchidaceae), a new species from Mindanao, Philippines.Phytokeys.  139:91–97. 2020-01-01
2020-01-01 Lithobieae and Eriocnemeae: two new neotropical tribes of Melastomataceae.Phytotaxa.  453:157–178. 2020-01-01
2020-01-01 New Guinea has the world’s richest island flora.Nature.  584:579–584. 2020-01-01
2020-01-01 Vaccinium hamiguitanense (Ericaceae), a new species from the Philippines.Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.  14:281–287. 2020-01-01
2019-01-01 Bimodal pollination systems in Andean Melastomataceae involving birds, bats, and rodents.The American Naturalist.  194:104–116.. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Modularity increases rate of floral evolution and adaptive success for functionally specialized pollination systems.Communications Biology.  2:453. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Nomenclatural novelties in Miconia (Melastomataceae: Miconieae).Brittonia.  71:82–121. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Rehderodendron truongsonense (Styracaceae), a new species from Vietnam.Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.  13:157–171.. 2019-01-01
2018-01-01 A new Miconia (Melastomataceae: Miconieae) from upland rain forest of northwestern Guyana.Phytotaxa.  369:115–120. 2018-01-01
2018-01-01 Beyond buzz-pollination – departures from an adaptive plateau lead to new pollination syndromes.New Phytologist.  221:1136–1149.. 2018-01-01
2018-01-01 Blakea echinata (Melastomataceae: Blakeeae): a new species from the Caribbean rainforest of Panama.Phytotaxa.  372:104–110.. 2018-01-01
2018-01-01 Transcriptome profiling of a beach-adapted wild legume for dissecting novel mechanisms of salinity tolerance.Scientific Data.  5:180290.. 2018-01-01
2017-01-01 Revisiting Astrocalyx Merr. (Astronieae: Melastomataceae): New morphological observations on the enigmatic, monotypic, Philippine endemic, enigmatic, endangered, and monotypic genus.Natural History Bulletin of the Siam Society.  62:49–65.. 2017-01-01
2016-01-01 A new species of Blakea (Blakeeae, Melastomataceae) from Ecuador.Phytotaxa.  284:69–74. 2016-01-01
2016-01-01 Proposal to conserve the name Miconia, nom. cons. against the additional names Maieta and Tococa (Melastomataceae, Miconieae).Taxon.  65:892–893.. 2016-01-01
2015-06-01 A new species of Chalybea (Blakeeae, Melastomataceae) from the Ecuador-Peru border.Phytotaxa.  212:264–270. 2015-06-01
2015-03-01 New names and new combinations for the catalogue of the plants and lichens of ColombiaPhytoneuron.  22:3-5. 2015-03-01
2014-01-01 A specialized bird pollination system with a bellows mechanism for pollen transfer and staminal food body rewards.Current Biology.  24:1615–1619.. 2014-01-01
2014-01-01 New and reconsidered species of Tropical American Melastomataceae.Brittonia.  66:160–169.. 2014-01-01

Audio-visual Document

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2021-06-01 Crime Pays But Botany Doesn’t. 2021-06-01

Chapter

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2022-01-01 A new Melastomataceae classification informed by molecular phylogenetics and morphology. -- Systematics, Evolution, and Ecology of Melastomataceae.  Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland.. 109–165. 2022-01-01
2022-01-01 A new perspective on seed morphological features in Melastomataceae. -- Systematics, Evolution, and Ecology of Melastomataceae.  Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland.. 491–531. 2022-01-01
2022-01-01 An overview of the tribe Pyxidantheae. -- Systematics, Evolution, and Ecology of Melastomataceae.  Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland.. 291–305. 2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Historical biogeography of Melastomataceae. -- Systematics, Evolution, and Ecology of Melastomataceae.  Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland.. 87–105. 2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Historical biogeography of the Neotropical Miconieae (Melastomataceae) reveals a pattern of progressive colonization out of lowland South America. -- Systematics, Evolution, and Ecology of Melastomataceae.  Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland.. 629–644. 2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Melastomataceae: Global diversity, distribution, and endemism. -- Systematics, Evolution, and Ecology of Melastomataceae.  Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland.. 3–28. 2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Morphological variability within Melastomataceae (Myrtales), including a discussion of associated terminology. -- Systematics, Evolution, and Ecology of Melastomataceae.  Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland.. 45–85. 2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Patterns of chromosome number diversity and evolution in the Melastomataceae. -- Systematics, Evolution, and Ecology of Melastomataceae.  Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland.. 533–561. 2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Phylogenetics and taxonomy of the tribe Merianieae. -- Systematics, Evolution, and Ecology of Melastomataceae.  Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland.. 255–273. 2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Systematics of Astronieae based on morphology: Prospects for resurrecting Bamlera and incorporating Tessmannianthus..  Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland.. 197–217. 2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Systematics of tribe Henrietteeae. -- Systematics, Evolution, and Ecology of Melastomataceae.  Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland.. 219–234. 2022-01-01
2022-01-01 Why recognize Miconia as the only genus in tribe Miconieae? -- Systematics, Evolution, and Ecology of Melastomataceae.  Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland.. 235–254. 2022-01-01
2016-01-01 Melastomataceae..  Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. 1585–1664, 2537-2538. 2016-01-01
2015-01-01 Melastomataceae..  Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. 1–6.. 2015-01-01

Manuscript

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2020-01-01 A guide to curating New World Melastomataceae collections with a linear generic sequence to world-wide Melastomataceae.Preprints. 2020100203. 2020-01-01

Presentations

Teaching Overview

  • Botany, Evolutionary Biology, Phylogenetic Systematics
  • Full Name

  • Darin S Penneys