January

Gilson, L., Inouye, D.W., (2023). Editorial: Insights in plant conservation. Frontiers in Conservation Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcosc.2023.1335027

Shaik, Z., Verboom, G.A., Oxelman, B., Bergh, N.G., (2024). Revision of Seriphium plumosum (Gnaphalieae: Asteraceae) in southern Africa with description of new species in Seriphium. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2023.12.046

Wang, X., Chen, G., Awange, J., Song, Y, Wu, Q, Li, X, February, E… (2024). Establishing the global isoscape of leaf carbon on C3 plants through the integrations of remote sensing, carbon, geographic, and physiological information. Remote Sensing of Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2023.12.046

Gillson, L., Hoffman,M.T., Gell, P.A, Ekblom, A., Bond, W.J., (2023). Trees, carbon, and the psychology of landscapes. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2023.11.008

Qwabe, W., Samaai, T., Harris, J.M, palmer, P.R., Kerwath, S.E., (2023). First mesophotic Ecklonia radiata (Laminariales) records within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park marine-protected area, east coast, South Africa. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom

Wigley, BJ., Coetsee, C., February, E.C., Dobelmann, S., Higgins, SI., (2024). Will trees or grasses profit from changing rainfall regimes in savannas? New Phytologist. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/nph.19538

Du Preez, B., Schrire, BD., Dreyer, LD., Stirton, CH., Muasya, AM. (2024). Revision of Indigofera L. sect. Brachypodae subsect. Brachypodae (Fabaceae: Indigofereae) from the Greater Cape Floristic Region. South African. Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2024.01.025 0254-6299

 

February

Mitroiu M, Rasplus J, van Noort S. (2024). New genera of Afrotropical Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera: Cerocephalidae, Epichrysomallidae, Pirenidae and Pteromalidae). PeerJ 12: e16798. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.16798

Adedoja, O. A., Dormann, C. F., Coetzee, A., & Geerts, S. S. (2024). Moving with your mutualist: Predicted climate-induced mismatch between Proteaceae species and their avian pollinators. Journal of Biogeography, https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.14804

Shikesho, S.D, Midgley, J.J, Marias, E, Johnson, S.D. (2024). Frugivory by carnivores: Black-backed jackals are key dispersers of seeds of the scented! nara melon in the Namib Desert. Journal of Zoology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jzo.13153

Boucher.F.C, Verboom, G.A, Gallien, L, Ellis, A.G. (2024). Multiple reproductive barriers maintain species boundaries in stone plants of the genus Argyroderma. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. https://doi.org/10.1093/botlinnean/boad046

Prader, S., Gillson, L., Strauss, P., Privett, D.J., Hoffman, M.T., (2024). A paleoecological context for forest distribution and restoration in Grootbos Nature Reserve, Agulhas Plain, South Africa. Frontiers in Conservational Science.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fcosc.2024.1357711

Zhigila, D.A., Elliott, T.L., Schmiedel, U., Muasya, A.M., (2024). Do phylogenetic community metrics reveal the South African quartz fields as terrestrial-habitat islands? Annals of Botany, https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcae027

Ulloa, C.U., Turland, N.J., Freire-Fierro, A., Ge, B-J., Milne, J., Muasya, A.M. (2024). Institutional Votes at the XX International Botanical Congress, Madrid, 2024: Report of the Committee on Institutional Votes. TAXON. https://doi.org/10.1002/tax.13110

Du Preez, B., Schrire, B.D., Dreyer, L.D., Stirton, C.H., Muasya, A.M. (2024). Revision of Indigofera L.sect. Brachypodae subsect. Brachypodae (Fabaceae: Indigofereae) from the Greater Cape Floristic Region. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2024.01.02

March

O’Connor T, Ferguson A, Clegg BW, Pallett N, Midgley JJ, Shimbani J. (2024). Emergent trees in Colophospermum mopane woodland: influence of elephant density on persistence versus attrition. PeerJ 12: e16961. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.16961

Bond, W., Gillson, L. (2024). Mid-Holocene environmental change in the Central Highlands of Madagascar: pre- and post-human settlement. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu24-892, 2024.

Moffat, R., van Noort, S., Coetzee, J., Hill, M., (2024). Biotic resistance towards Hydrellia egeriae, a biological control agent for the aquatic Egeria densa, in South Africa. African Entomology. https://doi.org/10.17159/2254-8854/2024/a15718

April

Prader, S., Gillson, L., Strauss, P., Privett, S.D.J., Hoffman, M.T., (2024) A paleoecological context for forest distribution and restoration in Grootbos Nature Reserve, Agulhas Plain, South Africa. Frontiers in Conservation Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcosc.2024.1357711

Muasya, A.M., Slingsby, J.A., Verboom, G.A., (2024). Preface to the Special Issue on African flora in a changing world: Integrating multiple dimensions of diversity. Annals of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcae041

Vermeulen, L.M., Verbist, B., van Meerbeek, K., Slingsby, J., Bernardino, P.N., Somers, B. Wetness severity increases abrupt shifts in ecosystem functioning in arid savannas. Global Change Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.17235

West, A.G., Atkins, K., van Blerk, J.J., Skelton, R.P. (2024). Assessing vulnerability to embolism and hydraulic safety margins in reed-like Restionaceae. Plant Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/plb.13644

Kobziar, L.N., Hiers, J.K., Belcher, C.M., Bond, W.J. (2024). Principles of fire Ecology.  Fire Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1186/s42408-024-00272-0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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January

Elliott, T.L., Larridon, I., Barrett, R.L., (2023). Addressing inconsistencies in Cyperaceae and Juncaceae taxonomy: Comment on Brožová et al. (2022). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2022.107665

Van der Merwe, S., Greve, M., Hoffman, T, M., Cramer, M.D., (2023). Can vegetation be discretely classified in species-poor environments? Testing plant community concepts for vegetation monitoring on sub-Antarctic Marion Island. Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.9681

Slingsby, J.A., Wilson, A.M., Maitner, B., (2023). Regional ecological forecasting across scales: A manifesto for a biodiversity hotspot. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.14046

Musengi, K., van der Merwe, H., (2023). Long-term monitoring of Aloidendron dichotomum populations: Does tracking individuals make a difference to general demographic findings? South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2022.12.002

February

Zhigila, D.A., Muasya, A.M., (2023). Molecular phylogenetics, biogeography and character evolution in Sesanum(Pedaliaceae). Botanical Journal of Linnean Society. https://doi.org/10.1093/botlinnean/boac074

Skelton, R.P., West, AG., Buttner, D., Dawson, T.E., (2023). Consistent responses to moisture stress despite diverse growth forms within mountain fynbos communities. Oecologia. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-023-05326-9

Faikee, J., Bolton, J.J., Le Roes-Hill, M., Durrell, K.A., (2023). Antimicrobial Activity of the Secondary Metabolites Isolated from a South African Red Seaweed, Laurencia corymbose. Molecules. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules28052063

March

Prader, S., Gillson, L., Hoffman, M.T. (2023) Late-Holocene fynbos-forest dynamics in Orange Kloof, Table Mountain National Park, South Africa. The Holocene. https://doi.org/10.1177/09596836231151823

Arena, G., Hoffman, M.T., van der Merwe, H. (2023) Expansion of the Grassland Biome in the eastern Karoo corresponds with changes in rainfall and livestock numbers. African Journal of Range & Forage Science. https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2023.2175035

Bruyns, P.V., Klak, C., Hanacek, P (2023) Two New Species of Ceropegia (Apocynaceae) from Tropical Africa. Haseltonia. https://doi.org/10.2985/026.029.0109

Bruyns, P.V., Klak, C., Hanacek, P (2023) Two New Species of Aizoaceae (Ruschieae, Ruschoideae) from the Cape, South Africa. Haseltonia. https://doi.org/10.2985/026.029.0103

Reddy, M.M., du Plessis, J., Roodt-Wilding., (2023) The reinstatement of Plocamium robertiae (Rhodophyta, Plocamiales) and an updated species inventory of the genus in South Africa. Phycologia. https://doi.org/10.1080/00318884.2023.2174342

Klak, C., Hanacek, P, Bruyns, P., (2023) Six new species of Ruschieae (Aizoaceae) and further notes in Ruschia. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2023.02.035

Zhigila, D.A., Aigbokhan, E.I., Muasya, A.M., (2023) Tinnea gombea (Lamiaceae), a new species from the Sudanian savanna region, Nigeria based on integrative evidence. Plosone. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0280550

April

Duncan, G.D., (2023) Four new species and three taxonomic adjustments in Lachenalia (Asparagaceae: Scilloideae) from southern and western South Africa. Phytotaxa. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.585.4.2

Zhigila, D.A., Muasya, A.M., Verboom, G.A., (2023) Extinction risk patterns in a biodiversity hotspot—The case of Thesium (Santalaceae) in the Greater Cape Floristic Region. Conservation Science and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1111/csp2.12932

Sukhorukov, A.P., Nilova, M.V., Kushunina, M., Klak, C., (2023) Evolution of seed characters and of dispersal modes in Aizoaceae. Frontiers. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2023.1140069

Wootton, L.M., Forest, F., Verboom, G.A., (2023) Consilience Across Multiple, Independent Genomic Data Sets Reveals Species in a Complex with Limited Phenotypic Variation. Systematic Biology. DOI: 10.1093/sysbio/syad024 

May

Cardoso, A.W., Beckett, H., Bond, W.J., (2023) How Forest survive alongside flammable open ecosystems: conservation implications for Africa. Frontiers in Conservation. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcosc.2023.1150516

Kimeu, J.M., Mwachala, G., Hattas, D., Reichgelt., Muasya, A.M., (2023) Plant defence traits among discrete vegetation asseblages in a mesic savanna landscape in Kenya. Journal of Tropical Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266467423000123

June

Klak, C., van Wyk, P., Bruyns, P.V., (2023) Notes on Eberlanzia chneideriana and Scopelogena (Ruschieae, Aizoaceae). South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2023.05.008

Midgley, J.J., (2023) The costs of reproduction in plants cannot differ between the sexes. Journal of Plant Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpe/rtac103

Zhigila, D.A., Muasya, A.M., (2023) Molecular phylogenetics, biogeography and character evolution in Sesamum (Pedaliaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. https://doi.org/10.1093/botlinnean/boac074

July

Du Preez, B., Schrire, B.D., Dreyer, L.L., Chimphango, S.B.M., Muasya, A.M., (2023) Revision of Indigofera section Oligophyllae (Fabaceae: Indigofereae) from South Africa. South African Journal of Botanyhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2023.06.043

Aikins, T.A., Thomson, R.L., Cramer, M.D., (2023) All savanna islands of fertility are not equal: colonial birds infuence soil nutrient stoichiometries with consequences for tree seedling growth. Plant Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11258-023-01333-1

Chumova, Z., Monier, Z., Semberova, K., Havlickova, E., Euston-Brown, D., Muasya, A.M., (2023). Diploid and tetraploid cytotypes of the flagship Cape species Dicerothamnus rhinocerotis (Asteraceae): variation in distribution, ecological niche, morphology, and genetics. Annals of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcad084

Hanacek, P., Klak, C., Bruyns. P., (2023) A new species of Gonialoe from southern Angola. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2023.06.040

Samuels, M.I., Saeed, M., Jacobs, S., Masubelele, M.L., van der Merwe, H., (2023). Vegetation structure and composition at different elevational intervals in the arid Tankwa Karoo National Park, South Africa. Vegetation Classification and Survey. doi: 10.3897/VCS.86310

Brom, P.D., Colville, J.F., Underhill, L.G., Winter, K., (2023). Urban intensity and flower community structure drive monkey beetle assemblage in Cape Town. Bothalia. http://dx.doi.org/10.38201/btha.abc.v53.i1.9 

Shaik, Z., Bergh, N.G., Oxelman, B., Verboom., G.A., (2023). Genomic, Phenotypic, and Ecological Data Provide Decisive Support for Multiple Species in the Seriphium plumosum Complex (Gnaphalieae: Asteraceae). Bulletin of the Society of Systematic Biology. https://doi.org/10.18061/bssb.v2i2.9000

Zhou, Y., Bomfim, B., Bond, W.J., Boutton, T.W., (2023). Soil carbon in tropical savannas mostly derived from grasses. Nature Geoscience. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-023-01232-0

August

Wootton, L.M., Forest, F., Verboom, G.A., (2023). Consilience Across Multiple, Independent Genomic Data Sets Reveals Species in a Complex with Limited Phenotypic Variation. Systematic Biology. https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syad024

Turner, R.C., Midgley, J.J., Grobler, B.A., (2023). Sympatric speciation in Erica mammosa (Ericaceae): Resprouters versus seeders and the roles of pollinators, moisture availability and fire. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2023.08.012

Silander, J.A., Bond, W.J., Ratsirarson., (2023). The grassy ecosystems of Madagascar in context: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation. Plants People Planet. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppp3.10417

Johnson, S.D., Midgley, J.J., Illing, N., (2023). The enantiostylous floral polymorphism of Barberetta aurea (Haemodoraceae) facilitates wing pollination by syrphid flies. Annals of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcad118

September

Midgley, J., White, J.D., Kruger, L., Hempson, G., (2023). Seed burial reduces seed predation in the endangered Clanwilliam cedar (Widdringtonia wallichii)Koedoe. https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v65i1.1740

Chinsamy, A., (2023). Palaeoecological deductions from osteohistology. Biology Letters. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2023.0245

West, A.G., Bloy, S.T., Skelton, P., Midgley, J.J., (2023). Hydraulic segmentation explains differences in loss of branch conductance caused by fire. Tree Physiology. https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpad108

Forbes, C.J., Clifford-Holmes, J.K., Gillson, L., (2023). A past-present-future lens of environmental change: blending applied palaeoecology and participatory system dynamics modelling at a conservation site in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa. Frontiers in Conservation Science. doi: 10.3389/fcosc.2023.1160043

McCarren, S., Johnson, S.D., Theron, G.L., Coetzee, A., Turner, R., Midgley, J., (2023). Flower orientation and corolla length as reproductive barriers in the pollinator-driven divergence of Erica shannonea and Erica ampullacea. Plant Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/plb.13575 

Kirsten, T., Hoffman, M.T., Bell., W.D., Visser, V., (2023). A regional, remote sensing-based approach to mapping land degradation in the Little Karoo, South Africa. Journal of Arid Environments. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2023.105066

Muche, M., Yemata, G., Molla, E., Adnew, W., Muasya, A.M., (2023). Land use and land cover changes and their impact on ecosystem service values in the north-eastern highlands of Ethiopia. Plos One. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0289962

Cramer, M.D., Verboom, G.A., (2003). Quantitative evaluation of the drivers of species richness in a Mediterranean ecosystem (Cape, South Africa). Annals of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcad134

Midgley, J., (2023). Epi-parasitic mistletoes don't parasitise their host's host and this supports the immunity hypothesis for host choice. African Journal of Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/aje.13212

Shaik, Z., Bergh, N.G., Oxelman, B., Verboom, G.A., (2023). Genomic, Phenotypic, and Ecological Data Provide Decisive Support for Multiple Species in the Seriphium plumosum Complex (Gnaphalieae: Asteraceae). The Bulletin of the Society of Systematic Biologists. https://doi.org/10.18061/bssb.v2i2.9000

Coetzee, C., February, E.C., Wigley, B.J., (2023). Soil organic carbon is buffered by grass inputs regardless of woody cover or fire frequency in an African savanna. Journal of Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.14199

October

Carrick, P.J. (2023). Lessons from patch dynamics for ecology and restoration: The succulent Karoo, Sandveld example. Journal of Arid Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2023.105055

Bachoo, T., Bolton, J.J., Macey, B.M., (2023). Resolving the identity of commercially cultivated Ulva (Ulvaceae, Chlorophyta) in integrated seaweed-abalone aquaculture farms in South Africa. Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpy.13391

Julier, A.C.M., Hunphrey, G.J., Dixon, C., Gillson, L. (2023). Vegetation and fire history of Bwabwata National Park, Namibia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2023.105002

Du Preez, B., Schrire, B.D., Dreyer, L.L., Stirton, C.H., Chimphango, S.B.M., Muasya, A.M., (2023). Four new Indigofera (Fabaceae Indigofereae) species from the Greater Cape Floristic region. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2023.10.003

Brom, P., Colville, J., Underhill, L., Winter, K., (2023). Urban intensity and flower community structure drive monkey beetle assemblage in Cape Town. Bothalia.  https://doi.org/10.38201/btha.abc.v53.i1.9

Stevens, N., Bond, W.J., (2023). A trillion trees: carbon capture or fuelling fires? Trends in Ecology & Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2023.09.015

Zhigila, D.A., Schmiedel, U., Muasya, A.M., (2023). Thesium schmiedeliae (Santalaceae), a new species from Knersvlakte quartz fields, South Africa. Kew Bulletin. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-023-10114-y

November

Brokensha, R., Landschoff, J., Griffiths, D., Carvalho. C. (2023), New and notable stomatopods (Crustacea, Stomatopoda) from Mozambique. European Journal of Taxonomy. https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2023.900.2309

De Gregorio, Carvalho, C., Carvalho.  Ramos, G., Rocha, L, Stirton, C., (2023). A molecular phylogeny of the early-branching Genistoid lineages of papilionoid legumes reveals a new Amazonian genus segregated from Clathrotropis. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, https://doi.org/10.1093/botlinnean/boad059

Schmiedel, U., Hanke, W., Mayer, C., Oldeland, J., Hoffman, M.T., (2023). Vegetation dynamics over 18 years in response to seasonal climatic conditions and land use in the Kamiesberg mountains of the succulent Karoo, South African Journal of Arid Environments. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2023.105085

Bell, W., Hoffman, M.T., Visser, V., Kirsten., (2023). Modelling land condition to augment Land Degradation Neutrality assessments - The succulent Karoo biome of South Africa as a case study. Journal of Arid Environments. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2023.105086

Julier, A.C.M., Humphrey, G.J., Dixon, C., Gillson., L., (2024). Vegetation and fire history of Bwabwata National Park, Namibia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2023.105002

Boucher, F.C., Verboom., G.A., Gallien, L., Ellis, A.G., (2023). Multiple reproductive barriers maintain species boundaries in stone plants of the genus Argyroderma. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, boad046. https://doi.org/10.1093/botlinnean/boad046

Gillson, L., Inouye, D.D., (2023). Editorial: Insights in plant conservation. Frontiers in Conservation Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcosc.2023.1335027

Gillson, L., Razanatsoa., Razafimanantsoa, A.H., Virah-Sawmy., M., Ekblom, A., (2023). The role of palaeoecology in reconciling biodiversity conservation, livelihoods and carbon storage in Madagascar.  Frontiers in Conservation Science. doi: 10.3389/fcosc.2023.1286459

December

Watson, K.M., Pillay, D., von der Heyden, S., (2023). Using transplantation to restore seagrass meadows in a protected South African lagoon. PeerJ. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.16500

Elliott, T.L., Spalink, D., Larridon, I., Zuntini, A.R., (2023). Global analysis of Poales diversification – parallel evolution in space and time into open and closed habitats. New Phytologist. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.19421

Santamaria, C.A., Griffiths, C.L., (2023).  Cryptic diversity and phylogeographic patterns of Deto echinata (Isopoda: Detonidae) in southern Africa. PeerJ. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.16529

De Vos, B.C., Cyrus, M.D., Macey, B.M., Batik, T., Bolton, J.J., (2023). Combining computer vision and standardised protocols for improved measurement of live sea urchins for research and industry. Aquaculture, Fish and Fisheries. https://doi.org/10.1002/aff2.137

Bachoo, T., Bolton, J.J., Macey, B.M., Kandjengo, L., Reddy, M.M., (2023). Resolving the identity of commercially cultivated Ulva (Ulvaceae, Chlorophyta) in integrated seaweed-abalone aquaculture farms in South Africa. Journal of Phycology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpy.13391

Bolton, J.J., McQuaid., (2023). Marine macroalgae of the Agulhas Marine Province of South Africa: biodiversity, exploitation and potential for aquaculture. African Journal of Marine Science. https://doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2023.2262529

Stevens, N., Bond, W.J., (2023). A trillion trees: carbon capture or fuelling fires? Trends in Ecology & Evolution. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2023.09.015

Brandt, S., Karenyi, N., Sink, K., (2023). Macrobenthic fauna of the Agulhas Bank shelf edge. African Journal of Marine Science. https://doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2023.2273362

Bruyns, P.V., Hanacek, P., Klak, C., (2023). Diversity and endemism in the species-rich Ceropegieae (Apocynaceae) and Euphorbia in the highlands and escarpments of Angola and Namibia. Namibian Journal of Environment

Cramer, M.D., Verboom, G.A., (2023). Evidence that species richness begets species richness. Journal of Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.14777

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December 2022

Mazano, S., Quick, L.J., Chase, B.M., Hoffmann, M.T., Gillson, l., (2022). Long-term vegetation response to rainfall seasonality and fire in the heathlands and shrublands of the Cape Floristic Region (SW South Africa). Global and Planetary change. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2022.104014

Bruyns, P.V., Hanacek, P., Klak, C., (2022). A new concept of Leptadenia (Apocynaceae). Taxon. https://doi.org/10.1002/tax.12827

Muasya, M.A., Stirton, C.H., (2022). Three new species in the genus Ficinia (Cyperaceae, tribe Cypereae) from the Greater Cape Floristic Region of South Africa. Phytotaxa. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.550.3.9

Pule, H.T., Tjelele, J.T., Hattas, D., Tedder, M.J., (2022). Evaluating the Potential Use of Seriphium plumosum L. as Forage in the Semiarid Grassland of Gauteng Province, South Africa. Rangeland Ecology & Management. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2022.11.007

November 2022

Hedderson, T.A., Zander, R.H., (2022). Algaria overbergensis Hedd. & R.H.Zander, a new moss species from the Overberg Rûens Shale Renosterveld system of the Southwest Cape, South Africa. Journal of Bryology. https://doi.org/10.1080/03736687.2022.2137582

Cloverley, L., Bolton, J.J., (2022). Experimental effects of warming and epiphyte grazing on the ecophysiology of two seagrass morphotypes. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2022.151834

Hedderson, T.A., Cano, M.J., (2022). Hennediella austroafricana Hedd. & M.J.Cano, a new moss species from the Cape winter-rainfall region. Journal of Bryology. https://doi.org/10.1080/03736687.2022.2141492

Cloverley, L.M., Bolton, J.J., (2022). Experimental effects of warming and epiphyte grazing on the ecophysiology of two seagrass morphotypes. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2022.151834

Aikins, T.K., Cramer, M.D., Thomson, R.L. (2022). Positive feedbacks between savanna tree size and the nutritional characteristics of “Islands of fertility” are amplified by sociable weaver colonies. Journal of Arid Environments. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2022.104903

Bergh, N.G. (2022). Nomenclatural correction to ‘Classification of the Relhania generic group (Asteraceae, Gnaphalieae) revisited using molecular phylogenetic analysis’, Phytotaxa 344 (2): 120 (2018). https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.558.3.6

October 2022

Ridha, E.M., Klak, C., van Jaarsveld, E., (2022). First record of the Southern African endemic Ruschia uncinate (L.). Bradley

Van Blerk, J.J., West, A.G., Smit, J., Altwegg, R., Hoffman, M.T., (2022). UAVs improve detection of seasonal growth responses during post-fire shrubland recovery. Landscape Ecology. https:// doi.org/ 10. 1007/ s10980- 022- 01535-4

Bond, W.J., Silander, J.A., Ratsirarson., (2022). Madagascar's grassy biomes are ancient and there is much to learn about their ecology and evolution. Journal of Biogeography. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.14494

Kozanayi, W., Wynberg, R., Hoffman, M.T., (2022). Does tenure influence sustainable use? The ecological impacts of harvesting baobab (Adansonia digitata). African Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/aje.13075

September 2022

Pausas, J.G., Lamont, B.B., Keeley, J.E.., Bond, W.J., (2022) (Open Access). Bet-hedging and best-bet strategies shape seed dormancy. New Phytologist. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.18436

Sadler, R., Parker, T., Verboom, G.A., Ellis, G., Jackson, M., van Zyl, J., Manning, J., Bergh, N.G., (2022). A molecular phylogeny of Calenduleae (Asteraceae) supports the transfer of Dimorphotheca polyptera DC. to Osteospermum L. South African Journal of Botany. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2022.09.001

Bell, W.D., Visser, V., Kirsten, T., Hoffman, M.T., (2022). An evaluation of different approaches which use Google Street view imagery to ground truth land degradation assessments. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-022-10438-5

Selinga, T.I, Maseko, S.T., Gabier, H, Rafudeen, M.S., Muasya, A.M., (2022) (Open Access). Regulation and physiological function of proteins. Frontiers in Plant Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.954527

August 2022

Wilcox, M.J., Landschoff, J., Griffiths, C.L., (2022). Prevalence, population structure and burrow morphology of the kelp-boring amphipod Sunamphitoe Roberta. African Journal of Marine Science  https://doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2022.2075937


Natalie, I.A., S, Gopalakrishnan., Vieira, F., (2022). Travel tales of a worldwide weed: Genomic signatures of Plantago major L. Reveal distinct genotypic groups. Frontiers in Plant Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.838166


Cramer, M.D., Hedding, D.W., Greve, M., Midgley, G.F., Ripley, B.S., (2022). Plant specialisation may limit climate-induced vegetation… Functional Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.14123


Zhigila, D.A., Muasya, M.A., (2022). Thesium muasyae (Santalaceae), a new species from the limestone fynbos of the Overberg, South Africa. PhytoKeys (Open Access). https://doi.org/10.3897/photokeys.201.80774 (16Jun2022)

July 2022

Manning, J.C., Klak, C., (2022), New infrageneric taxa in Leucospermum (Proteaceae) and Tetragonia L. (Aizoaceae) and a new name in Aizoon subgenus Galenia (Aizoaceae) in southern Africa. Bothalia. http://dx.doi.org/10.38201/btha.abc.v52.i1.11


McCarren, S., Midgley, J.J., Johnson, S.D., (2022), Biomechanics of nectar feeding explain flower orientation in plants pollinated by long-proboscid flies. The Science of Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00114-022-01817-6

June 2022

Luceno, M., Villaverde, T., Marquez-Corro, J.I., (2021), An integrative monograph of Carex section Schoenoxiphium (Cyperaceae), Peer Journal. DOI 10.7717/peerj.11336


Muasya, A.M., Stirton, C.H., (2022), Three new species in the Genus Finicia (Cyperaceae, tribe Cypereae) Phytotaxa. DOI 10.11464/phytotaxa.550.3.9


Zhigila, D.A., Muasya, A.M., (2022). Thesium muasyae (Santalaceae), a new species from the limestone fynbos of the Overberg, South Africa. PhytoKeys. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.201.80774


Van Blerk, J, J., West, A.G., Skelton, R.P., Midgley, J.J., (2022). Phenological asynchrony between sexes of Restionaceae can explain culm δ13C differences. Austral Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/aec.13206


Cardoso, A.W., Archibald, S., Bond. W.J., Starver, A.C., (2022). Quantifying the environmental limits to fire spread in grassy ecosystems. Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2110364119


Gilson, L., (2022). Paleoecology reveals lost ecological connections and strengthened ecosystem restoration. Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.220643611


Cramer, M.D., Hedding, D.W., Greve, M., (2022). Plant specialisation may limit climate-induced vegetation change to within topographic and edaphic niches on a sub-Antarctic island. Functional Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.14123

26 May 2022

Pausas, J.G., Bond, W.J., (2022), Feedbacks in ecology and evolution, Trends in Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2022.03.008


Razanatsoa, E., Virah-Sawmy, M., Woodborne, Callana, C., Gillson, L. (2021, Adaptation of subsistence strategies of the Southwestern Malagasy in the face of climate change.


Van Rooy, J., Bell, N., Hedderson, T.A., Flores, J., Hyvonen, J., (2021), Notoligotrichum synonimised with Atrichopsis (Polytrichaceae, Bryophyta), with two new species from South Africa. Taxon. https://doi.org/10.1002/tax.12642


White, J.D.M., Midgley, J.J., (2022), Cryptic polymorphic Proteaceae seeds reduce detection by visually cued predators on post-fire soils. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2021.11.023


Eastment, C., Humphrey, G., Hoffman, M.T., Gillson, L., (2022), The influence of contrasting fire management practice on bush encroachment: Lessons from Bhagwati National Park, Namibia. Journal of Vegetation Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.13123


Wilkinson, D.M., Midgley, J.J., Cunningham, A.B., (2022), Constraints, crashes, and conservation: were historical African savanna elephants Loxodonta Africana. Plant Ecology & Diversity. https://doi.org/10.1080/17550874.2022.2078244


Mokni, R.El, Klak, C., van Jaarsveld, E., (2022), First record of the Southern African endemic Ruschia uncinate (L.) Schwantes (Aizoaceae) outside its native area with  notes on its distribution in North Africa (Tunisia), Bradleya. https://doi.org/10.25223/brad.n40.2022.a9

21 April 2022

Joseph, G.S., Rakotoarivelo, A.R., Seymour, C.L., (2022), Tipping points induced by paleo-human impacts can explain presence of savannah in Malagasy and global systems where forest is expected. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.2771


Powell, P.P., Boatwright, Klak, C., Magee, A, R, (2022), A first phylogenetic for the diverse genus Conophytum (Ruschieae, Ruschioideae, Aizoaceae) suggest convergent evolution of floral syndrome, Perspectives in plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ppees.2022.125671


Viljoen, J-A., Hedderson, T.A.J., Bjora, C.S., Muasya, A.M., (2022), Monophyly and transoceanic dispersal in the widespread floating club-rush clade, Isolepis subgenus Fluitantes (Cyperaceae), Plant Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.5091/plecevo.84466.


Coleman, M.A., Reddy, M., Nimbs, M.J., Marshell, A., Al-Ghassani, S.A., Bolton, J.J., (2022), Loss of a globally unique kelp forest from Oman. Scientific Reports. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-08264-3


Assis, J., Neiva, J., Bolton, J.J., Rothman, M.D., (2022), Ocean currents shape the genetic structure of a kelp in Southwestern Africa. Journal of Biogeography. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.14338


Milton, S.J., Petersen, H., Nampa, G., van der Merwe, H., Henschel, J.R., (2022), Drought as a driver of vegetation change in succulent Karoo rangelands, South Africa. African. Journal of Range & Forage Science. https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2021.1992501


Del Guacchio, E., Del Galdo, G.G., Brullo, S., Stirton, C., (2022), (2884) Proposal to conserve the name Bituminaria (Fabaceare) with a conserved type. Taxon. https://doi.org/10.1002/tax.12703


Van Blerk, J.J., West, A., Smit, J., Altwegg., Hoffman, M.T., (2022), Monitoring fine-scale vegetation cover change using AUV-mounted multispectral cameras: A practical approach. Environmental Science, Mathematics. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1337718/v1

22 March 2022

Elliott, T.L., Muasya, M., Bures, P., (2022), Complex patters of ploidy in a holocentric plant clade (Schoenus, Cyperaceae) in the Cape biodiversity hotspot. Annals of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcac027


Duncan, G.D., Schlichting., Forest, F., Ellis, F., Lemmon, A.R., Verboom, G.A., (2022), A new sectional classification of Lachenalia (Asparagaceae) based on a multilocus DNA phylogeny. Taxon. https://doi.org/10.1002/tax.12683


Beckett, H., Staver, A.C., Charles-Dominique, T., Bond, W.J., (2022), Pathways of savannization in a mesic African savanna-forest mosaic following an extreme fire. Journal of Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13851


Bruyns, P.V., Klak, C., (2022), Umbilicus, a new record for Angola in the Crassulaceae. Haseltonia. https://doi.org/10.2985/026.028.0104


Bond, W.J., (2022), Out of the shadows: Ecology of open ecosystems. Plant Ecology and Diversity. https://doi.org/10.1080/17550874.2022.2034065


Mavima, L., Beukes, C.W., Palmer, M., De Meyer, S.E., James, E.K., Maluk, M., Muaysa, M.A., (2022), Delineation of Paraburkholderia tuberum sensi stricto and description of. Systematic and Applied Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.syapm.2022.126316


Bello, A., Stirton, C.H., Chimphango, S.B.M., Muasya, A.M., (2022), Phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of Psoraleeae (Fabaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. https://doi.org/10.1093/botlinnean/boac002


Muche, M., Muasya, A.M., Tsegay, B.A., (2022), Biology and resource acquisition of mistletoes, and the defense responses of host plants. Ecological Processes. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13717-021-00355-9

28 February 2022

Morris, T.L., Barger, N., Cramer, M.D., (2022), Generalist indigenous herbivore resist alien tree invasion: Rhabdomys pumilio limits establishment of Acacia cyclops. Biological Invasions. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-022-02728-3


Dorchin, N., van Munster, S., Klak, C., Bowie., Raurie, C.K., Bowie. Colville, J.F., (2022), Hidden Diversity-A new speciose gall midge genus (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) Associated with succulent Aizoaceae in South Africa. Insects. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13010075


Msuya, F.E., Bolton, J., Pascal, F., Narrain., Nyonje, B., (2022), Seaweed farming in Africa: current status and future potential. Journal of Applied Phycology. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1007/s10811-021-02676-w


Midgley, J.J., Cramer, M.D., (2022), Unequal allocation between male versus female reproduction cannot explain extreme vegetative dimorphism in Aulax species (Cape Proteaceae). Scientific Reports. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1038/s41598-022-05558-4


Lu, M., Bond, W.J., Sheffer, E., Cramer, M.D., West, A.G., (2022), Biome boundary maintained by intense belowground resource. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2117514119


Humphrey, G., Eastment, C., Gillson, L., Hoffman, M.T., (2022), Woody cover change in relation to fire history and land-use in the savanna-woodlands of North-East Namibia (1996-2019). African Journal of Range & Forage Science. https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2021.2005


Visscher, A.M., Boatfield, M., Klak, C., Yeo, M., (2022), Physiological seed dormancy of Ruschia imbricata and Ruschia uitenhagensis (Aizoaceae) is broken by dry heat and unaffected by seasonality. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2022.02.007

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30 November 2021

Gillson, L., Dirk, C., Gell, P.  (2021). Using long-term data to inform a decision pathway for restoration of ecosystem resilience. Anthropocene. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ancene.2021.100315


Hassan, A., Muche, M., Muasya, A.M., Tsegay, B.A., (2022). Exploration of traditional plant-based medicines used for livestock ailments in Northeastern Ethiopia. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2021.10.018


Bhat, M.S., Shelton, C.D., Chinsamy, A., (2021. Bone histology of dinocephalians (Therapsida, Dinocephalia): palaeobiological and palaeoecological inferences. Papers in Palaeontology.  https://doi.org/10.1002/spp2.1411


Pausas, J.G., Bond., W.J., (2021). Alternative biome status challenges the modelling of species’ niche shifts under climate change. Journal of Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13781


Torke, B.M., Cardoso, D., Chang,H., Li., S-J., (2021). A dated molecular phylogeny and biogeographical analysis reveals the evolutionary history of the trans-pacifically disjunct tropical tree genus Ormosia (Fabaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2021.107329

31 October 2021

Brodie, L.P., Grey, K-A., Bishop, J.M., Midgley, G.F., (2021). Broadening predictive understanding of species’ range responses to climate change: The case of Aloidendron dichotomum. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2021.715702


du Preez, B., Dreyer, L.L., Stirton, C.H., Muasya, A.M., (2021). Indigofera wenholdiae (Indigofereae, Fabaceae), a new species from the Western Cape Province, South Africa. Phytokeys. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.182.72170 (01 Oct 2021)


Leonard, J., West, A.G., van Blerk, J.J., Ojeda., (2021). Does drought limit resprouter recruitment in Erica? A test using seeder and resprouter seedlings of Erica coccinea. Australian Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1071/BT21015


Muasya, A.M., Simpson, D.A., (2021). A new lectotype for Isolepis Ievynsiana (Cyperaceae). Phytotaxa. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.524.1.8


Wilson, L.J., Hoffman. M.T., Ferguson, A.J., Cumming., D.H.M., (2021). Elephant browsing impacts in a Zimbabwean Baikiaea woodland with a high density of pumped waterholes. Global Ecology and Conservation. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2021.e01854


Makonya, G., Ogola, O., Gabier, H., Rafudee, M., Muasya, M..(2021). Proteome changes and associated physiological roles in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Functional Plant Biology.


Archer, E., du Toit, J., Engelbrecht, C., Hoffman, M.T., (2021). The 2015-19 multi year drought in the Eastern Cape, South Africa: it’s evolution and impacts on agriculture. Journal of Arid Environments. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2021.104630


Silveira, F.A.O., Ordonez-Parra, C.A., Moura, L.C., Schmidt, I.B., Andersen, A.N., Bond, W., (2021). Biome awareness disparity is BAD for tropical ecosystem conservation and restoration. Journal of Applied Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.14060


Dool, S.E., Picker, M.D., Eberhard, M.J.B., (2021). Limited dispersal and local adaptation promote allopatric specification in a biodiversity hotspot. Molecular Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.16219

29 September 2021

Lombardi, G.C., Midgley, J.J., Turner, R.C., Peter, C.I., (2021), Pollination biology of Erica aristata: First confirmation of long-proboscid fly-pollination in the Ericaceae. South African Journal of Botany . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2021.07.007


Shackelford, N., Paterno, G.B., Winkler, D.E., Erickson, T.E., (2021), Drivers of seedling establishment success in dryland restoration efforts. Nature Ecology and Evolution.  https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1038/s41559-021-01510-3


Muller, F., Raitt, L., Cyster, L., Chimphango, S., (2021), Morphological and physiological responses of Calobota sericea plants subjected to water limitation and subsequent rewatering. African Journal of Range & Forage Science. https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2021.1954089


Power, S.C., Verboom, G.A, Bond, W.J., Packer, K.F., Cramer, M.D., (2021), The role of shade in maintaining alternative stable states between open- and closed-canopy vegetation. Journal of Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13760


Razanatsoa, E., Gillson, L., Virah-Sawmy, M., (2021), Synergy between climate and human land-use maintained open vegetation in southwest Madagascar over the last millennium. The Holocene. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1177/09596836211041731


De Mill, T., Meko, M., Belmecheri, S., February, E., (2021), A lonely dot on the map: Exploring the climate signal in tree-ring density and stable isotopes of clanwilliam cedar, South Africa. Dendrochronologia. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dendro.2021.125879


Milton, S.J., Dean, W.R.J., (2021), Anthropogenic impacts and implications for ecological restoration in the Karoo, South Africa. Anthropocene. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ancene.2021.100307


Van Blerk, J.J., West, A.G., Altwegg, R., Hoffman, M.T., (2021), Post-fire summer rainfall differentially affects reseeder and resprouter population recovery in fire-prone shrublands of South Africa. Science of the Total Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147699


Scott, S.L., Venter, Z.S., Petersen, H., Jack, S.L., Navarro, R.A., Hoffman, M.T. (2021), Documenting changing landscapes with rePhotoSA: A repeat photography and citizen science project in southern Africa. Ecological Informatics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2021.101390

13 August 2021

Lombardi, G.C., Midgley, J.J., Turner, R.C., Peter, C.I., (2021), Pollination biology of Erica aristata: First confirmation of long-proboscid fly-pollination in the Ericaceae. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2021.07.007


Shackelford, N., Paterno, G.B., Winkler, D.E., Erickson, T.E., (2021), Drivers of seedling establishment success in dryland restoration efforts. Nature Ecology and Evolution.  https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1038/s41559-021-01510-3


Muller, F., Raitt, L., Cyster, L., Chimphango, S., (2021), Morphological and physiological responses of Calobota sericea plants subjected to water limitation and subsequent rewatering. African Journal of Range & Forage Science. https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2021.1954089


Power, S.C., Verboom, G.A, Bond, W.J., Packer, K.F., Cramer, M.D., (2021), The role of shade in maintaining alternative stable states between open- and closed-canopy vegetation. Journal of Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13760

26 July 2021

Coetzee, A., Seymour, C.L., Spottiswoode, C.N., (2021), Facilitation and competition shape a geographical mosaic of flower colour polymorphisms. Functional Ecology. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/1365-2435.13851


Cowling, R.M., Hoffman, M.T., (2021), Multi-decadal vegetation change in dune vegetation of the south-eastern Cape Floristic Region: Is thicket expansion without fire inevitable? South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2021.05.032


Vieira, C., Rasoamanendrika, F.A, Zubia, M., Bolton, J.J. (2021), Lobophora (Dictyotales, Phaephyceae) from the Western Indian Ocean: diversity and biogeography. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2021.06.015


Cunliffe, A.M., Anderson, K., Boschetti, F. (2021), Global application of an unoccupied aerial vehicle photogrammetry protocol for predicting aboveground biomass in non-forest ecosystems. Remote Sensing and Conservation. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1002/rse2.228


Appelhans, M.S., Bayly, M.J., Heslewood, M.M. (2021), A new subfamily classification of the Citrus family (Rutaceae) based on six nuclear and plastid markers. Taxon. https://doi.org/10.1002/tax.12543


Messerschmid, T.F.E., Wehling, J., Bobon, N. (2021), Carbon isotope composition of plant photosynthetic tissues reflects a Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) continuum in the majority of CAM lineages. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ppees.2021.125616

30 June 2021

Teodoro, G.S., de Britto Costa, P., Brum, M., Signori-Muller, C… (2021), Desiccation tolerance implies costs to productivity but allows survival under extreme drought conditions in Velloziaceae species in campos rupestres. Environmental and Experimental Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2021.104556


Beltrand, M., Dineen, A., Hitzeroth, C., Baum., B…. (2021), Warming effects on Tow Autogenic Engineers (Zostera capensis and Gracilaria gracilis): Estuaries and Coasts. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1007/s12237-021-00949-8


Elliott, T.L., van Mazijk, R., Barrett, L., Jeremy, J… (2021), Global dispersal and diversification of the genus Schoenus (Cyperaceae)…. Journal of Systematics and Evolution. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/jse.12742


Angoh, S.Y.J., Midgley, J., Brown, M (2021), Getting around: Effects of fragmentation on a bird- pollinated Erica species. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2021.05.012


Klak, C., Helme, N., Bruyns, P.  (2021), Lampranthus alboroseus (Ruschioideae, Aizoaceae), a new species from the mountains of the Western Cape, South Africa. Phytotaxa. DOI:10.11646/PHYTOTAXA.435.1.6


Bruyns, P. (2021), A further new species of Euphorbia (Euphorbiaceae) from Moçambique. Phytotaxa. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.433.4.6


Klak, C., Schmeidel, U., Bruyns, P. (2021), The taxonomic status of Ruschia stricta var. turgida and R. promontorii and a new name for R. vaginata (Ruschieae, Aizoaceae). Phytotaxa. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.433.1.5


Messerschmid, T.F., Wehling, J., Bobon, N., Kahmen, A… (2021), Carbon isotope composition of plant photosynthetic tissues reflects a Crassulacean Acid Metabolism (CAM) continuum in the majority of CAM lineages. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ppees.2021.125619

10 June 2021

Razanatsoa, E., Andriantsaralaza. S., Holmes, S.M., Rakotonarivo, S., (2021), Fostering local involvement for biodiversity conservation in tropical regions: Lessons from Madagascar during the Covid-19 pandemic. Biotropica. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/btp.12967


Angoh, S.Y.J., Midgley,J., Brown, M., (2021) Getting around: Effects of fragmentation on a bird-pollinated Erica species. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2021.05.012


Van Blerk, J.J., West, A.G., Altwegg, R., Hoffman, M.T., (2021) Post-fire summer rainfall differentially affect reseeder and resprouter population recovery I fire-prone shrublands of South Africa. Science of the Total Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147699


Joseph, G.S., Seymour, C.L., (2021) The unlikely ‘antiquity of Madagascar’s grasslands’: Journal of Biogeography. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/jbi.14132

18 May 2021

McCarren, S., Coetzee, A., Midgley, J., (2021). Corolla stickiness prevents nectar robbing in Erica. Journal of Plant Research. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1007/s10265-021-01299-z


Chimphango, S.BM., Gallant, LH., Samuels, MI., (2021). Forage legumes from the Mediterranean Fynbos biome of South Africa with potential for domestication. African Journal of Range & Forage Science. https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2021.1909138


Moncrieff, G.R., Slingsby, J.A., Le Maitre, D.C., (2021). Propagating uncertainty from catchment experiments to estimates of streamflow reduction by invasive alien plants in Southwestern South Africa. Hydrological Processes. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1002/hyp.14161


Lawes, M.J., Woolley, L-A., van Holsbeek, S., Murphy, B.P., Burrows, G.E., Midgley, J.J., (2021). Bark functional ecology and its influence on the distribution on Australian half-butt eucalyptus. Austral Ecology. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/aec.13045

3 May 2021

Pillay, T., Ward, D., Mureva, A., Cramer, M., (2021). Differential effects of nutrient addition and woody plant encroachment on grassland soil, litter and plant dynamics across a precipitation gradient. Pedobiologia. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedobi.2021.150726


Holden, B., Ziervogel, G., Hoffman, T., New, M.G., (2021). Transition from subsistence grazing to nature-based recreation: Land Use Policy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2021.105429


Lopez-Nunez, F.A., Marchante, E., Heleno, R., Duarte, L.N., (2021). Establishment, spread and early impacts of the first biocontrol agent against an invasive plant in continental Europe. Journal of Environmental Management. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112545


Van Mazijk, R., Cramer, M.D., Verboom, G.A., (2021). Environmental heterogeneity contrasting plant species richness between the South African Cape and Southwestern Australia. Journal of Biogeography. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/jbi.14118

11 April 2021

W.J. Bond., Soils and open ecosystems. (2019 pub date) Open ecosystems: Ecology and evolution beyond the forest edge. DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198812456.001.0001


Starr, J.R., Jimenez-Meijias, P., Zuntini, A.R. (2021) Targeted sequencing supports morphology and embryo features in resolving. Journal of Systematics and Evolution. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/jse.12721

23 March 2021

Van Blerk, J.J., West, A.G., Altwegg, R., Hoffman, M.T (2021) Does a trade-off between growth plasticity and resource conservation mediate post-fire shrubland responses to rainfall seasonality? New Phytologist. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/nph.17246


Bell, W.D., Hoffman, M.T., Visser, V (2021) Regional land degradation assessment for dryland environments: The Namaqualand Hardeveld bioregion of the Succulent Karoo biome as a case-study. Land Degradation & Development. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1002/ldr.3900


Scogins, P.F., Demmer, S., Hattas, D (2021) Spinescence and total Phenolic content do not influence diet preference of a critically endangered Megaherbivore. Journal of Chemical Ecology. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1007/s10886-021-01258-x

18 March 2021

Grace, O.M., Perez-Escobar, O.A., Lucas, E.J., Vorontsova, M.S., (2021) Botanical monography in the Anthropocene. Trends in Plant Science. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2020.12.018


Costa, S.M., Vitta, F.A., Thomas, W.W., Muasya, A.M., (2021) An update generic circumscription for Cryptangieae (Cyperaceae, Poales). Phytoaxa. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.483.3.2


Manzano, S., Juller, A.C.M. (2021) How FAIR are plant sciences in twenty-first century? The pressing need for reproducibility in plant ecology and evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.2597


Hoffman, M.T., Cowling, R.M., Petersen, H., Walker,C., (2021) Karoo research update: Progress, gaps and threats. South African Journal of Science. https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2021/8695


Samuels, M.I., Allsopp, N., Hoffman, M.T., (2021) Changes in pastoral mobility in a semi-arid montane region of South Africa. African Journal of Range & Forage Science. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.2989/10220119.2020.1861096

 

February 2021

Fox, S.C., Hoffman., Hoare, D. (2005). The phenological pattern of vegetation in Namaqualand, South Africa and its climatic correlates using NOAA-AVHRR NDVI data. South African Geographical Journal. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1080/03736245.2005.9713831


February, E.C., Munyai, N.M., Tucker, C.P., Bond, W.J. (2021). The causes and effects of indigenous C4 grass expansion into a hyper-diverse fynbos shrubland. Oecologia. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1007/s00442-020-04842-2


Dabengwa, A.N., Gillson, L., Bond, W.J. (2021). Resilience modes of an ancient valley grassland in South Africa indicated by palaeoenvironmental methods. Environmental Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748- 9326/abdf87


Muaysa, A.M., Larridon, I., (2021). Delimiting the genera of the Ficinia Clade (Cypereae, Cyperaceae) based on molecular phylogenetic data. Plant Biology. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.10737


Arendse, B., Johnson, van der Niet, T., (2021). Breeding systems and Pollen-Ovule ratios in Erica species (Ericaceae) of the Cape Floristic Region. International Journal of Plant Sciences. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1086/711475


February, E.C., Munyai, N.M., Tucker, C.P., Bond, W.J., (2021), The causes and effects of indigenous C4 grass expansion into a hyper-diverse fynbos shrubland. Oecologia. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1007/s00442-020-04842-2


Du Preez, B., Dreyer, L.L., Stirton, C.H., Muasya. A.M., (2021). A monograph of the genus Polhillia (Genisteae: Fabaceae). South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2020.12.022


Lewis, J.R., Verboom, G.A., February, E.C., (2021). Coexistence and bush encroachment in African savannas: The role of the regeneration niche. Functional Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.13759

January 2021

Impson, F.A.C., Kleinjan, C.A., Hoffmann, J.H., (2020), Suppression of seed production as a long-term strategy in weed biological control: The combined impact of two biocontrol agents on Acacia mearnsii in South Africa. Biological Control. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2020.104503


Galloway, A.D., Seymour, C.L., Gaigher, R., Pryke, S., (2021), Organic farming promotes arthropod predators, but this depends on neighbouring patches of natural vegetation. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2020.107295


Samaai, T., Kelly,M., Ngwakum, B., et al., (2020),  New Latrunculiidae (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida) from the Agulhas ecoregion of temperate southern Africa. Zootaxa. DOI: https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4896.3.4


Wigley, B.J., Charles-Dominique, T., Hempson, G.P., et al. (2020), A handbook for the standardised sampling of plant functional traits in disturbance-prone ecosystems, with a focus on open ecosystems. Australian Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1071/BT20048


White, J.D.M., Midgley, J.J., (2021), Seed dispersal, directed deterrence and germination in gifboom (Hyaenanche globosa; Picrodendraceae) seeds. South African Journal of Botany.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2020.11.022

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December 2020

Manzano, S., Julier, A.C.M., Dirk, C.J., Razafimanantsoa., Samuels, I., Petersen, H., Gell, P., Hoffman, M.T., Gilson, L., (2020), Using the past to manage the future: the role of palaeoecological and long term data in ecological restoration. Restoration Ecology. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/rec.13285


Ryan, P.G., Weideman, E.A., Perold, V., Moloney, C.L., (2020), Toward balancing the budget: Surface macro-plastics dominate the mass of particulate pollution stranded on beaches. Frontiers in Marine Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.575395


Wigley, B.J., Charles-Dominique, T., Hempson, G.P., Stevens, N., Te Beest, M., (2020), A handbook for the standardised sampling of plant functional traitsAustralian Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1071/BT20048


White, J.D.M., Midgley. J.J., (2020), Seed dispersal, directed deterrence and germination in gifboom (Hyaenanche globose; Picrodendraceae) seeds. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1016/j.sajb.2020.11.022


Hedderson, T.A., (2020), Nine moss species for new South Africa with additional records for 14 rare or poorly known species. Journal of Bryology. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1080/03736687.2020.1833556


Hoffman, M.T., Rohde, R.F., Gillson, L., (2020), Further comments on analysing trajectories of vegetation and landscape change in Southern Africa from historical field photographs. Anthropocene. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ancene.2020.100274


Jocou, A.I., Minue, C.R., Klak, C., (2020), Typification and nomenclatural clarifications of Mesembryanthemum pururocroceum and M.insititium (Ruschioideae, Aizoaeceae), Phytoaxa. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.474.1.6


Cardoso, A.W., Oliveras, I., Abernethy, K.A., et al., (2020), A distinct ecotonal tree community exists at central African forest-savanna transitions, Journal of Ecology. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/1365-2745.13549


Cardoso, A.W., Oliveras, I., Abernethy, K.A., et al., (2020), A distinct ecotonal tree community exists at central African forest-savanna transitions, Journal of Ecology. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/1365-2745.13549

November 2020

Joseph, G.S., Seymour, C.L. (2020), Madagascan highlands: originally woodland and forest containing endemic grasses, not grazing-adapted grassland. Proceedings, Biological sciences. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.1956


Reddy, M.M., Stegenga, H., Anderson, R.J, Bolton, J.J. (2020), An updated species inventory of Callithamnion sensu lato Rhodophyta, Callithamniaceae in South Africa with the description of Callithamnion africanum sp. nov. Phytotaxa. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.461.3.1


Kappel, C., Illing, N., Huu, C.N., Barger, N.N., (2020), Fairy circles in Namibia are assembled from gebetically distinct grasses. Communications Biology. https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-020-01431-0


Schiemdel, U., Siemen, S-V, Dludlu, M.N, Oldeland, J. (2020), Germination success of habitat specialists from the succulent Karoo and Renosterveld on different soil types. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2020.10.030


Musker, S.D., Ellis, A.G., Schlebusch, S.A., Verboom, G.A., (2020), Niche specificity gene flow across fine-scale habitat mosaics in Succulent Karoo plants. Molecular Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.15721


Hedderson, T.A., Malombe, I, Wilding, N. (2020), A global second record of Anacamptodam marginatus (Dixon) W.R. Buck from Kenyan coastal forests, disjunct from the southern African type locality. Journal of Bryology. https://doi.org/10.1080/03736687.2020.1825155


Powell, R.F., Suarez, L.P., Magee, A.R., Boatwright, J.S., Kapralov, M.V., Young, A.J, (2020), Genome size variation and endopolyploidy in the diverse succulent plant family Aizoaceae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. https://doi.org/10.1093/botlinnean/boaa034

October 2020

Prayag, K.D., du, R.L., Toit, C.J., Cramer, M.D., Thomson (2020). Faunal input at host plants: Can camel thorn trees use nutrients imported by resident sociable weavers? Ecology and Evolution. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1002/ece3.6798


Elliott, T.L., Muasya, A.M., (2020). A taxonomic revision of the Epischoenus group of Schoenus (Cyperaceae, tribe Schoeneae). South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2020.08.029


Elliott, T.L., Euston-Brown, D.I.W., Muasya, A.M., (2020), Schoenus inconspicuus (Cyperaceae, tribe Schoeneae): a new species from Southern Africa. Phytoaxa. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.440.3.6


Phillips, D.P., Bytebier, B. (2020). A taxonomic revision of Stenoglottis (Orchideae, Orchidoideae, Orchidaceae). Phytoaxa.  https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.456.3.1


Santianez, W.J.E., Al-Bader, D., West, J.A., Bolton, J.J., (2020). Status, morphology, and phylogenetic relationships of Iyengaria (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae), a brown algal genus with a disjunct distribution in the Indian Ocean. Psychological Research. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/pre.12438


Silveira, F.A.O., Arruda, A.J., Bond, W., (2020). Mythbusting tropical grassy biome restoration. Restoration Ecology. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/rec.13202


Mapaura, A., Canavan, K., Richardson, D.M., (2020). The invasive grass genus Nassella in South Africa: A synthesis. South African Journal of Botany. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2020.08.031


Coetzee, A., Spottiswoode, C.N., Seymour, C.L., (2020). Post-pollination barriers enable coexistence of pollinator-sharing ornithophilous Erica species. Journal of Plant Research. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1007/s10265-020-01226-8


Klak, C., Hanacek, P., Curtis-Scott, O., (2020)., New taxa in Drosanthemum and a new genus in Drosanthemeae (Ruschioideae, Aizoaceae). Phytoaxa., https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.459.2.5


Tokura, W., Matimele, H., Smit, J., Hoffman, M.T., (2020)., Long-term changes in forest cover in a global biodiversity in Southern Mozambique., Bothalia

September 2020

Smissen, R.D., Bayer, R.J., Bergh, N.G., (2020), A revised subtribal classification of Gnaphalieae (Asteraceae). Taxon. DOI: https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1002/tax.12294


Rothman, M.D., Anderson, R.J., Kandjengo, L., Bolton, J.J. (2020), Trends in seaweed resource use and aquaculture inSouthAfricaandNamibiaoverthelast30years. Botanica Marina. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/bot-2019-0074


Reddy, M.M., De Clerck, O., Leliaert, F., Anderson, R.J., Bolton, J.J., (2020), An appraisal of the genus Pyropia (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) from southern Africa based on a multi-gene phylogeny, morphology and ecology, including the description of Pyropia meridionalis sp. novSouth African Journal of Botany. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2019.12.027


Zubia, M., Stiger-Pouvreau, V., Mattio, L., Payri, C.E., Stewart, H.L., (2020), A comprehensive review of the brown macroalgal genus Turbinaria J.V. Lamouroux (Fucales, Sargassaceae), Journal of Applied Phycology. DOI: https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1007/s10811-020-02188-z


Santiañez, W.J.E., Al-Bader, D., West, J.A., Bolton, J.J., Kogame., (2020), Status, morphology, and phylogenetic relationships of Iyengaria (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae), a brown algal genus with a disjunct distribution in the Indian Ocean. Psycological Research. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/pre.12438


Theophilus, T.,Olivier, C.V.G., Antoine, P.T.,  (2020), Dictyotaceae (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) species from French Polynesia: current knowledge and future research. Advances in Botanical Research. DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.abr.2019.12.001


Olsen, Y.S., Mattio, L., Perez., (2020), Drivers of species richness and abundance of marine macrophytes on shallow tropical reefs of north‐western Australia. Journal of Biogeography. DOI: https://doi-     org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/jbi.13470

August 2020

Kulmatiski, A, Beard, K.H., Holdredge, M.C., February, E.C., (2020), Small differences in root distributions allow resource niche partitioning., Ecology and Evolution. DOI: https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1002/ece3.6612


Hoffman, J.H, Moran, V.C, Zimmermann, H.G, Impson, F.A.C.,  (2020), Biocontrol of a prickly pear cactus in South Africa: Reinterpreting the analogous, renowned case in Australia., Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI: https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/1365-2664.13737


Biju, P, Josekutty, E.J, Kambale, S.S, Augustine, P.V, Bruyns, P.V., (2020), A new species of Ceropegia (Apocynaceae) from northern Kerala, India., Phytoaxa. DOI: https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.452.2.7


Makonya, G.M, Ogola, J.B.O., Muasya, A.M…., (2020), Intermittent moisture supply induces drought priming responses in some heat‐tolerant chickpea genotypes, Ecology and Evolution. DOI: https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1002/csc2.20228


Davies, T.J, Daru, B.H, Bezeng, B.S.., (2020), Savanna tree evolutionary ages inform the reconstruction of the paleoenvironment of our hominin ancestors. Scientific Reports. DOI: https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1038/s41598-020-69378-0


Vesely, P, Smarda, P, Bures, P…, (2020), Environmental pressures on stomatal size may drive plant genome size evolution: evidence from a natural experiment with Cape geophytes. Annals of Botany. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcaa095


Midgley, J.J, Coetzee, B.W.T., Tye, D…, (2020), Mass sterilization of a common palm species by elephants in Kruger National Park, South Africa, Scientific Reports. DOI: https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1038/s41598-020-68679-8

July 2020

Bruyns, P.V., Klak, C, Hanáček, P. (2020), Corrigendum to “A revised, phylogenetically-based concept of Ceropegia (Apocynaceae)” South African Journal of Botany. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2020.04.011


Cammage, L.A., Jarre, A.   (2020), Using structured decision-making tools with marginalised fishers to promote system-based fisheries management approaches in South Africa. Frontiers in Marine Science.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00477


Onomu, A.J., Vine, N.G., Cyrus, M.D., Macey, B.M., Bolton, J.J., (2020), The effect of fresh seaweed and a formulated diet supplemented with seaweed on the growth and gonad quality of the collector sea urchin, Tripneustes gratilla, under farm conditions. Aquaculture Research. DOI: https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/are.14752


Verboom, G.A., Boucher, F.C., Ackerly, D.D., Wootton, L.M., Freyman, W.A., Warren, D. (2020), Species Selection Regime and Phylogenetic Tree Shape. Systematic Biology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syz076


Van der Niet, T, Pires, K, Steenhuisen, S-L, (2020), Flower constancy of the Cape honey- bee pollinator of two co-flowering Erica species from the Cape Floristic Region (South Africa), South African Journal of Botany. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2020.06.007


Humphrey, G.J, Gillson, L, Ziervogel, G., (2020), How changing fire management policies affect fire seasonality and livelihoods. Ambio.  DOI: https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1007/s13280-020-01351-7


Arena, G, Dean, W.R.J, Milton, S.J., (2020), Ant Communities in Two Habitats in Succulent Karoo Shrubland. African Entomology.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.4001/003.028.0202


Bruyns, P.V., Klak, C, Hanacek, P., (2020), A review of the Eurhorbia schinzii-complex (Eurhorbiaceae) in southern Africa., Phytoaxa. DOI: https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.436.3.1

June 2020

Chamberlain. D, Reynolds. C, Amar. A, Henry. D, Caprio. E, Batary. P, (2020)., Wealth, water and wildlife: Landscape aridity intensifies the urban luxury effect. Global Ecology and Biogeography. DOI:  https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/geb.13122


Currie. J.C, Atkinson. L.J, Sink. K.J, Attwood. C.G, (2020)., Long-term change of demersal fish assemblages on the Inshore Agulhas bank between 1904 and 2015. Frontiers in Marine Science. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00355


Burger. J.M., Moloney, Walker. D.R., Parrott. R.G., Fawcett. S.E, (2020)., Drivers of short-term variability in phytoplankton production in an embayment of the southern Benguela upwelling system. Journal of Marine Systems. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2020.103341


Lee. A.T.K., Barnard. P., Fraser. M., Lennard. C., Smit. B., Oschadleus. H-D, (2020)., Body mass and condition of a fynbos bird community: Investigating impacts of time, weather and raptor abundance from long-term citizen-science datasets. Ostrich. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2989/00306525.2019.1683093


Makonya. G.M., Ogola. J.B.O., Muasya. A.M., Crespo. O, Maseko. S., Valentine. A.J., Ottosen. C-O., Rosenqvist. E., Chimphango. S.B.M. (2020)., Intermittent moisture supply induces drought priming responses in some heat tolerant Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.; Fabaceae) genotypes. Crop Science. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20228


Boucher. F.C., Quatela. A-S., Ellis. A.G., Verboom. G.A. (2020)., Diversification rate vs. diversification density: Decoupled consequences of plant height for diversification of Alooideae in time and space. PLos ONE. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0233597

May 2020

Cruaud, A., Delvare, G., Nidelet, S., Saune, L., …. (2020). Ultra conserved elements and morphology reciprocally illuminate conflicting. Cladistics DOI: https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/cla.12416


Pausas, J.G., Bond, W.J.(2020).  On the Three Major Recycling Pathways in Terrestrial Ecosystems. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2020.04.004


Bunney, K., Robertson, M., Bond, W  (2020). The historical distribution of megaherbivores does not determine the distribution of megafaunal fruit in southern Africa. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/biolinnean/blz109


Van de Ven, T.M.F.N., McKenzie, A.E., Cunningham, S.J. (2020). High temperatures are associated with substantial reductions in breeding success and offspring quality in an arid-zone bird. Oecologia. DOI: https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1007/s00442-020-04644-6

April 2020

Dawson, J., Pillay, D., Perissinotto, R. (2020).  Idiosyncratic responses of meiofaunal assemblages to hippo dung inputs in an Estuarine lake. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106745


Zhigila, D.A., Verboom, G.A., Muasya, A.M. (2020). An infrageneric classification of Thesium(Santalaceae) based on molecular phylogenic data. Taxon. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/tax.12202


Requena, S., Oppel, S , Bond., A.L , Hall, J. (2020). Marine hotspots of activity inform protection of a threatened community of pelagic species in a large oceanic jurisdiction. Animal Conservation. DOI: https://doi-org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1111/acv.12572


Gäde, G., Šimek, P., Marco, H.G.(2020). The Adipokinetic Peptides in Diptera: Structure, function, and Evolutionary trends. Frontiers in Endocrinology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2020.00153


MacAlister, D., Muasya, A. M., Crespo, O., Ogola, J. B. O., Maseko, S., Valentine, A. J., . . . Chimphango, S. B. M. (2020). Stress tolerant traits and root proliferation of aspalathus linearis (burm.f.) R. dahlgren grown under differing moisture regimes and exposed to drought. South African Journal of Botany. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2020.03.003


Tavares, D. C., Moura, J. F., Acevedo-Trejos, E., Crawford, R. J. M., Makhado, A., Lavers, J. L., . . . Merico, A. (2020). Confidence intervals and sample size for estimating the prevalence of plastic debris in seabird nests. Environmental Pollution, 263 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2020.114394


Marline, L., Ah-Peng, C., & Hedderson, T. A. J. (2020). Epiphytic bryophyte diversity and range distributions along an elevational gradient in marojejy, madagascar. Biotropica, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/btp.12781


Wogan, G. O. U., Voelker, G., Oatley, G., & Bowie, R. C. K. (2020). Biome stability predicts population structure of a southern african aridland bird species. Ecology and Evolution, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6175


van Deventer, H., van Niekerk, L., Adams, J., Dinala, M. K., Gangat, R., Lamberth, S. J., . . . Weerts, S. P. (2020). National wetland map 5: An improved spatial extent and representation of inland aquatic and estuarine ecosystems in south africa. Water SA, 46(1), 66-79. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17159/wsa/2020.v46.i1.7887

March 2020

Venter, Z. S., Scott, S. L., Desmet, P. G., & Hoffman, M. T. (2020). Application of landsat-derived vegetation trends over south africa: Potential for monitoring land degradation and restoration. Ecological Indicators, 113 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106206


Reynolds, C., Venter, N., Cowie, B. W., Marlin, D., Mayonde, S., Tocco, C., & Byrne, M. J. (2020). Mapping the socio-ecological impacts of invasive plants in south africa: Are poorer households with high ecosystem service use most at risk? Ecosystem Services, 42 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2020.101075


Uren, R. C., van der Lingen, C. D., Kylin, H., & Bouwman, H. (2020). Concentrations and relative compositions of metallic elements differ between predatory squid and filter-feeding sardine from the indian and south atlantic oceans. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 35 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rsma.2020.101137


Bolopo, D., Roncalli, G., Canestrari, D., & Baglione, V. (2020). Cheating cheaters: Social monogamy but genetic polygamy in a brood parasite. Ardeola, 67(1), 39-56. DOI: https://doi.org/10.13157/arla.67.1.2020.ra4


Alzer, F. D. C., Couto, R. S., Lopes, R. C., Gonçalves-Esteves, V., & Barbieri Ferreira Mendonça, C. (2020). Palynotaxonomy of neotropical species of dioscorea L. (dioscoreaceae). Palynology, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/01916122.2019.1690067


Bouchenak-Khelladi, Y., February, E. C., Verboom, G. A., & Boucher, F. C. (2020). C4 grass functional traits are correlated with biotic and abiotic gradients in an african savanna. Plant Ecology, 221(4), 241-254. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11258-020-01007-2


Reddy, M. M., De Clerck, O., Leliaert, F., Anderson, R. J., & Bolton, J. J. (2020). An appraisal of the genus pyropia (bangiales, rhodophyta) from southern africa based on a multi-gene phylogeny, morphology and ecology, including the description of pyropia meridionalis sp. nov. South African Journal of Botany, 131, 18-32. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2019.12.027


Yip, C., Badley, E.M., Canizares, M., Power, J.D. and Perruccio, A.V. (2020), Risk Factor Profiles for Individuals With Diagnosed OA and With Symptoms Indicative of OA: Findings From the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging. ACR Open Rheumatology, 2: 174-179. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/acr2.11120

KLAK, C., HELME, N., & BRUYNS, P. (2020). Lampranthus alboroseus (Ruschioideae, Aizoaceae), a new species from the mountains of the Western Cape, South Africa. Phytotaxa, 435(1), 63–68. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.435.1.8

06 January 2020

Moreira, F., Ascoli, D., Safford, H., Adams, M.A., Moreno, J.M., Pereira, J.M.C., Catry, F.X., Armesto, J. et al.(in press). Wildfire management in mediterranean-type regions: paradigm change neededEnvironmental Research Letters. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab541e.


Potgieter, L.J., Gaertner, M., O’Farrell, P.J. & Richardson, D.M. 2019. A fine-scale assessment of the ecosystem service-disservice dichotomy in the context of urban ecosystems affected by alien plant invasionsForest Ecosystems. 6(1):46. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1186/s40663-019-0200-4.

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