Student Publications

Student Publications

Andrus, N., Trusty, J.L., Santos-Guerra, A., Jansen, R.K., Francisco-Ortega, J. 2004. Using molecular phylogenies to test phytogeographical links between East/South Africa-Southern Arabia and the Macaronesian islands – a review, and the case of Vierea and Pulicaria section Vieraeopsis (Asteracae). Taxon 53: 333-346.

Andrus, N., Tye, A., Nesom, G., Bogler, D., Lewis, C.E., Noyes, R., Jaramillo, P., Francisco-Ortega, J. 2009. Phylogenetics of Darwiniothamnus (Asteraceae: Astereae) – Molecular evidence for multiple origins in the endemic flora of the Galápagos Islands. Journal of Biogeography 36: 1055-1069.

Campbell, R.J., El-Sawa, S., Wasielewski, J., Ledesma, N. 2004. Breeding and selection of jackfruit for South Florida. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 117: 193-194.

Carrara, S., Wasielewski, J., Ledesma, N., Campbell, R.J. 2003. Morphological diversity of mamey sapote at Fairchild Tropical Garden, Florida, USA. Proceedings of the Interamerican Society Tropical Horticulture 46: 32-34.

Carrara, S., Campbell, R.J., Schnell, R. 2004. Genetic variation among cultivated selections of mamey sapote (Pouteria spp. [Sapotaceae]). Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 117: 195-200.

*Chin, C., Priestap, H.A, Veisaga, M.L., Commock, T., Campbell, K., Jestrow, B., Francisco-Ortega, J., Barbieri, A. 2014. Antiproliferative effect of Portlandia extracts and their fractions on breast cancer cells. European Journal of Medicinal Plants 4: 1186-1199.

Cibrian-Jaramillo, A., Hird, A., Oleas, N., Ma, H., Meerow, A.W., Francisco-Ortega, J., Griffith, M.P. 2013. What is the conservation value of a plant in a botanic garden? Using indicators to improve management of ex situ collections. Botanical Review 79: 559-577.

Cordeiro, M.A., Moriuchi, K.S., Fotinos, T.D., Miller, K.E., Nuzhdin, S.V., von Wettberg, E.J., Cook, D.R.  2014 Germination and early seedling root growth reveal patterns for salinity adaptation in the annual legume Medicago truncatula. American Journal of Botany 101: 488-498.

*Davis, A., Lewis, C.E., Francisco-Ortega, J., Zona, S. 2007. Differentiation among insular and continental populations of Coccothrinax argentata (Arecaeae): evidence from ISSR data and a common garden experiment. Taxon 56: 103-111.

Downing, J., Liu, H. 2012. Friend or foe? Impacts of the introduced tropical oil bee Centris nitida on a threatened and specialized native mutualism in Southern Florida. Biological Invasions 14: 2175-2185.

Downing, J., Liu, H. 2013. Self-incompatibility in Byrsonima lucida (Malpighiaceae), a threatened pine rockland specialist. Castanea 78: 95-102.

Edelman, S., Richards, J. 2013. Shedding light on the Pseudophoenix decline. Palms 57: 24-29.

Feeley, K.J., Machovina, B. 2014. Increasing preference for beef magnifies human impact on world’s food web. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 111: E794.

Feeley, K.J., Rehm, E.M. 2012. Amazon’s vulberability to climate change heightened by deforestation and man-made dispersal barriers. Global Change Biology 16: 3606-3614.

Feeley, K.J., Rehm, E.M. 2014. Corridors are meant for connecting. Nature Climate Change 4: 405-406.

Feeley K.J., Rehm E.M., Machovina B. 2012. The responses of tropical forest species to global climate change: acclimate, adapt, migrate, or go extinct? Frontiers in Biogeography 4: 69-82.

Feeley, K.J, Rehm, E.M., Stroud, J. 2014. There are many barriers to species’ migrations. Frontiers of Biogeography 6: 63-66.

Flickinger, J.A. 2018. A new species of Eugenia (Myrtaceae) from the island of Anguilla. Harvard Papers in Botany 23: 213-216. PDF

Fotinos, T.D., Namoff. S., Lewis, C., Griffith. M.P., Maschinski, J., von Wettberg, E.J. In press. Genetic evaluation of a reintroduction of Sargent’s Cherry Palm, Pseudophoenix sargentii. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society.

Geiger, J., Meerow, A.W., Lewis, C., Oviedo, R., Francisco-Ortega, J. 2014. Genetic diversity and conservation of Ipomoea microdactyla (Convolvulaceae) – An endemic vine from the Bahamas, Cuba, and Southeastern Florida. Plant Species Biology 29: 2-15.

Guala, G.; Bogler, D.J.; Sadle, J., Francisco-Ortega, J. 2000. Molecular evidence for polyphyly in the genus Apoclada (Poaceae: Bambusoideae). Bamboo Science and Culture 14: 15-20.

Jestrow, B., Proctor, G., Francisco-Ortega, J. 2008. Lasiocroton trelawniensis (Euphorbiaceae), a Critically Endangered species from the Cockpit Country of Jamaica, belongs to Bernardia (Euphorbiaceae). Botanical Review 74: 166-177.

Jestrow, B. , Jimenez, F., Francisco-Ortega, J. 2010. Generic delimitations in the Antillean Adelieae (Euphorbiaceae) with the description of the Hispaniolan endemic genus, Garciadelia. Taxon 59: 1801-1814.

Jestrow, B., Gutierrez, J., Francisco-Ortega, J. 2012. Islands within islands; a molecular phylogenetic study of the Leucocroton alliance (Euphorbiaceae) across the Caribbean Islands and within the serpentinite archipelago of Cuba. Journal of Biogeography 39: 452-464.

Koptur, S., *Truong, N. 1998. Facultative ant-plant interactions: nectar sugar preferences of introduced pest ant species in South Florida. Biotropica 30: 179-189.

Laubengayer, K., Zona, S., Santiago-Valentín, E.,  Husby, C.,  Francisco-Ortega, J. 2012. Morphometric analysis of Aiphanes minima (Arecaceae) across the Antilles. Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 299-305.

Ledesma, N., Campbell, R. J., El-Sawa, S., Wasielewski, J., Ayala-Silva, T. 2005. Selección de jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) para América Tropical. Proceedings of the Interamerican Society for Tropical Horticulture 48: 51-52.

Liu, H., Trusty, J, Oviedo, R., Anderberg, A., Francisco-Ortega, J. 2004. Molecular phylogenetics of the Caribbean genera RhodogeronSachsia (Asteraceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 165: 209-217.

Machovina, B., Feeley, K. 2014. Meat consumption’s impact on tropics: a key challenge. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29: 430.

Machovina, B., Feeley, K. 2014. Livestock: limit red meat consumption. Nature 508: 186.

Machovina, B., Feeley, K. 2014. Taking a bite out of biodiversity. Science 343: 838.

Machovina, B., Feeley, K. 2013. Climate change driven shifts in the extent and location of areas suitable for export banana production. Journal of Ecological Economics 95: 83-95.

Maschinski, J., Lewis, S., Walters, D., Possley, J., Wright, S.J., Roncal, J., Lewis, C. 2009. Connect to Protect Network: botanic gardens working to restore habitats and conserve rare species. BGjournal 6: 6-9.

Maschinski, J., Wright, S.J., Koptur, S., Pinto-Torres, E. 2013. When is local the best paradigm? Breeding history influences conservation reintroduction survival and trajectories in times of extreme climate events. Biological Conservation 159: 277-284.

Maschinski, J., Possley, J., Fellows, M.Q.N., Lane, C., Muir, A., Wendelberger, K., Wright, S.J., Thornton, H. 2005. Using thinning as a fire surrogate to improve native plant diversity in a South Florida pine rockland habitat. Ecological Restoration 23: 2.

Meerow, A.W., Stevenson, D., Moynihan, J., Francisco-Ortega, J. 2007. Unlocking the coontie conundrum: the potential of microsatellite DNA studies in the Caribbean Zamia pumila complex (Zamiaceae). Botanical Memoirs of New York Botanical Garden 98: 484-518.