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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3 December 2019

Goman, M.F., Ashley, G.M., Owen, R.B., Driese, S.G., Muasya, A.M. & Hover, V.C. (in press). A high-resolution climate history of geochemical and biological proxies from a tropical freshwater wetland located in the Kenyan Rift ValleyJournal of African Earth Sciences. :103703. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2019.103703.


Hyvärinen, O., Timm Hoffman, M. & Reynolds, C. 2019. Vegetation dynamics in the face of a major land-use change: a 30-year case study from semi-arid South AfricaAfrican Journal of Range and Forage Science. 36(3):141-150. DOI:https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2019.1627582.


Rapiya, M., Hawkins, H.-., Muchenje, V., Mupangwa, J.F., Marufu, M.C., Dzama, K. & Mapiye, C. 2019. Rotational grazing approaches reduces external and internal parasite loads in cattleAfrican Journal of Range and Forage Science. 36(3):151-159. DOI:https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2019.1628104.


Slingsby, J.A. & Slingsby, P.W.O. 2019. Monitoring the critically endangered Clanwilliam cedar with freely available Google Earth imageryPeerJ. 2019(7):e7005. DOI:https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.7005.


Beckett, H. & Bond, W.J. (in press). Fire refugia facilitate forest and savanna co-existence as alternative stable statesJournal of Biogeography. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13707.


Bolton, J.J. (in press). The problem of naming commercial seaweedsJournal of Applied Phycology. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-019-01928-0.


Bruyns, P.V. & Berry, P.E. (in press). The nomenclature and application of the names Euphorbia candelabrumWelw. and Euphorbia ingens in tropical AfricaTaxon. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1002/tax.12091.


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


Cyrus, M.D., Bolton, J.J. & Macey, B.M. (in press). The use of stable isotope ratios d13C and d15N to track the incorporation of Ulva and other important dietary ingredients into the gonads of the sea urchin Tripneustes gratillaAquaculture Nutrition. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1111/anu.12979.


Dyer, D.C., Butler, M.J., Smit, A.J., Anderson, R.J. & Bolton, J.J. 2019. Variability in stable isotope values of South African Laminariales, Ecklonia maxima and Laminaria pallida, over different spatial and temporal scalesMarine Ecology Progress Series. 628:55-71. DOI:https://doi.org/10.3354/meps13096.


Morris, T.L., Barger, N.N. & Cramer, M.D. (in press). Ecophysiological traits of invasive alien Acacia cyclopscompared to co-occuring native species in Strandveld vegetation of the Cape Floristic RegionAustral Ecology. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1111/aec.12827.


Sitas, N., Harmácková, Z.V., Anticamara, J.A., Arneth, A., Badola, R., Biggs, R., Blanchard, R., Brotons, L. et al. 2019. Exploring the usefulness of scenario archetypes in science-policy processes: Experience across IPBES assessmentsEcology and Society. 24(3):35. DOI:https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-11039-240335.


Sukhorukov, A.P., Kushunina, M., El Mokni, R., Ardenghi, N.M.G., Verloove, F., Uotila, P., Baider, C., Bruyns, P.V. et al. 2019. Chorological and taxonomic notes on African plants, 4: CaryophyllalesBotany Letters. 166(4):401-416. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1080/23818107.2019.1652848.


2 December 2019

Anderson, P., Charles-Dominique, T., Ernstson, H., Andersson, E., Goodness, J. & Elmqvist, T. 2020. Post-apartheid ecologies in the City of Cape Town: An examination of plant functional traits in relation to urban gradientsLandscape and Urban Planning. 193:103662. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.103662.


Gillson, L., Whitlock, C. & Humphrey, G. 2019. Resilience and fire management in the anthropoceneEcology and Society. 24(3):14. DOI:https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-11022-240314.


Sitas, N., Harmácková, Z.V., Anticamara, J.A., Arneth, A., Badola, R., Biggs, R., Blanchard, R., Brotons, L. et al. 2019. Exploring the usefulness of scenario archetypes in science-policy processes: Experience across IPBES assessmentsEcology and Society. 24(3):35. DOI:https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-11039-240335.


Veldman, J.W., Aleman, J.C., Alvarado, S.T., Anderson, T.M., Archibald, S., Bond, W.J., Boutton, T.W., Buchmann, N. et al. 2019. Comment on “The global tree restoration potential”Science. 366(6463):eaay7976. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aay7976.


Midgley, J., West, A. & Cramer, M. (in press).  Female and male costs of reproduction must be equal in dioecious Cape plant genus Leucadendron (Proteaceae)Australian Journal of Botany. BT18170. Available: http://www.publish.csiro.au/BT/justaccepted/BT18170 [2019, November 29].


Morris, T.L., Barger, N.N. & Cramer, M.D. (in press). Ecophysiological traits of invasive alien Acacia cyclops compared to co-occuring native species in Strandveld vegetation of the Cape Floristic RegionAustral Ecology. 1-12. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1111/aec.12827.


Redmond, M.D., Morris, T.L. & Cramer, M.C. 2019. The cost of standing tall: wood nutrients associated with tree invasions in nutrient-poor fynbos soils of South AfricaEcosphere. 10(9):e02831. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2831.


Slingsby, J.A., Moncrieff, G.R., Rogers, A.J. & February, E.C. (in press). Altered ignition catchments threaten a hyperdiverse fire-dependent ecosystemGlobal Change Biology. 1-13. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14861.


11 October 2019

Dyer, D.C., Butler, M.J., Smit, A.J., Anderson, R.J. & Bolton, J.J. 2019. Variability in stable isotope values of South African Laminariales, Ecklonia maxima and Laminaria pallida, over different spatial and temporal scales. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 628:55–71. DOI:https://doi.org/10.3354/meps13096.


Thomsen, M.S., Steinberg, P.D., Shears, N.T., Marzinelli, E.M., Johnson, C.R., Hurd, C.L., Connell, S.D., Bolton, J.J. et al. 2019. Biology and ecology of the globally significant kelp Ecklonia radiata. In Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review 57. S.J. Hawkins, and others, Ed. CRC Press. 265–324.


Allsopp, N., Slingsby, J.A. & Esler, K.J. 2019. Identifying research questions for the conservation of the Cape Floristic Region. South African Journal of Science. 115(9/10):1-8. DOI:https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2019/5889.


Hulbert, J.M., Turner, S.C. & Scott, S.L. 2019. Challenges and solutions to establishing and sustaining citizen science projects in South Africa. South African Journal of Science. 115(7/8):15-18. DOI:https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2019/5844.


Seymour, C.L., Gillson, L., Child, M.F., Tolley, K.A., Curie, J.C., da Silva, J.M., Alexander, G.J., Anderson, P. et al. (in press). Horizon scanning for South African biodiversity: a need for social engagement as well as science. Ambio. 1-11. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-019-01252-4.


Cyrus, M.D., Bolton, J.J. & Macey, B.M. 2019. The use of stable isotope ratios δ13C and δ15N to track the incorporation of Ulva and other important dietary ingredients into the gonads of the sea urchin Tripneustes gratilla. Aquaculture Nutrition. 1-12. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1111/anu.12979.


19 September 2019

Elliott, T., Laidler, G., Muasya, A.M., Muthaphuli, N. & Van Mazijk, R. 2019. Solving the sedge mystery - plant detectives. Veld & Flora. 105(3):20-25. DOI: https://hdl.handle.net/10520/EJC-181069fbe8.


Bond, W.J., Stevens, N., Midgley, G.F. & Lehmann, C.E.R. (in press). The trouble with trees: afforestation plans for Africa. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 1-3. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2019.08.003.


Swart, C., Rowswell, R., Donaldson, J. & Barker, N. 2019. Population structure and survival of the critically endangered cycad Encephalartos latifrons in South Africa. South African Journal of Botany. 127:80-90.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2019.08.034.


Chimphango, S.B.M., Gallant, L.H., Poulsen, Z.C., Samuels, M.I., Hattas, D., Curtis, O.E., Muasya, A.M., Cupido, C. et al. (in press). Native legume species as potential fodder crops in the mediterranean renosterveld shrubland, South Africa. Journal of Arid Environments. 1-9. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2019.104015.


Bergh, N.G. & Manning, J.C. 2019. Achyranthemum N.G.Bergh, a new genus segregated from Syncarpha DC. (Asteraceae, Gnaphalieae). South African Journal of Botany. 125:434-456. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2019.08.015.


29 August 2019

Gillson, L., Whitlock, C. & Humphrey, G. 1996. Resilience and fire management in the Anthropocene. Synthesis. 24(3):14. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-11022-240314


Moutier, W., Thomalla, S.J., Bernard, S., Wind, G., Ryan-Keogh, T.J. & Smith, M.E. 2019. Evaluation of chlorophyll-a and POC MODIS aqua products in the Southern Ocean. Remote Sensing. 11(15):1793. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11151793.


Ramos-Román, M.J., Jiménez-Moreno, G., Anderson, R.S., García-Alix, A., Camuera, J., Mesa-Fernández, J.M. & Manzano, S. 2019. Climate controlled historic olive tree occurrences and olive oil production in southern Spain. Global and Planetary Change. 182:102996. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2019.102996.


16 August 2019

Cramer, M.D., Wootton, L.M., van Mazijk, R. & Anthony Verboom, G. (in press). New regionally modelled soil layers improve prediction of vegetation type relative to that based on global soil modelsDiversity and Distributions. 1-15. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12973.


Larridon, I., Tanaka, N., Liang, Y., Phillips, S.M., Barfod, A.S., Cho, S., Gale, S.W., Jobson, R.W. et al. (in press). First molecular phylogenetic insights into the evolution of Eriocaulon (Eriocaulaceae, Poales)Journal of Plant Research. 1-12. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10265-019-01129-3.


Tedesco, L., Vichi, M. & Scoccimarro, E. 2019. Sea-ice algal phenology in a warmer Arctic. Science Advances. 5(5):eaav4830. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aav4830.


Van der Merwe, H., Du Toit, J. C. O., Van den Berg, L. & O'Connor, T.G. 2018. Impact of sheep grazing intensity on vegetation at the Arid Karoo Stocking Rate Trial after 27 years, Carnarvon, South Africa. Journal of Arid Environments. 155:36-45. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2018.02.005.


14 August 2019

Cardoso, A.W., Malhi, Y., Oliveras, I., Lehmann, D., Ndong, J.E., Dimoto, E., Bush, E., Jeffery, K. et al. 2019. The role of forest elephants in shaping tropical forest–savanna coexistence. Ecosystems. 1-15. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-019-00424-3.


Bond, W.J. 2019. Open ecosystems: ecology and evolution beyond the forest edge. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Chase, B.M., Boom, A., Carr, A.S., Chevalier, M., Quick, L.J., Verboom, G.A. & Reimer, P.J. 2019. Extreme hydroclimate response gradients within the western Cape Floristic region of South Africa since the Last Glacial Maximum. Quaternary Science Reviews. 219:297-307. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.07.006.


Hanácek, P. & Bruyns, P.V. 2018. A new species of Ceropegia Sect. Rhytidocaulon (Apocynaceae) from Southern Yemen. Haseltonia. 2018(24):51-54. DOI: http://doi.org/10.2985/026.024.0108.


MacPherson, A.J., Gillson, L. & Hoffman, M.T. 2019. Between- and within-biome resistance and resilience at the fynbos-forest ecotone, South Africa. The Holocene. 1–16. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683619862046.


February, E.C., Coetsee, C., Cook, G.D., Ratnam, J. & Wigley, B. 2019. Physiological traits of savanna woody species: adaptations to resource availability. In Savanna Woody Plants and Large Herbivores. P.F. Scogings & M. Sankaran, Eds. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. 309-329.


Cook, G.D., Bond, W.J., February, E.C. & Williams, R.J. 2019. Savannas of Australia and New Guinea: vegetation and the functional role of extant and extinct fauna. In Savanna Woody Plants and Large Herbivores. M. Sankaran & P.F. Scogings, Eds. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. 51-75.


Blanckenberg, M., Mlambo, M.C., Parker, D. & Reed, C. (in press). The negative impacts of fire on the resurrection ecology of invertebrates from temporary wetlands in Cape Flats Sand Fynbos in the Western Cape, South Africa. Austral Ecology. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/aec.12800.


Bruyns, P.V. 2018. New taxa in Euphorbia (Euphorbiaceae) in Southern Africa. Haseltonia. 2018(25):30-56. DOI: http://doi.org/10.2985/026.025.0104.


Yamada, N., Bolton, J.J., Trobajo, R., Mann, D.G., Dąbek, P., Witkowski, A., Onuma, R., Horiguchi, T. et al. 2019. Discovery of a kleptoplastic ‘dinotom’ dinoflagellate and the unique nuclear dynamics of converting kleptoplastids to permanent plastids. Scientific Reports. 9(1):10474. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-46852-y.


Botts, E.A., Pence, G., Holness, S., Sink, K., Skowno, A., Driver, A., Harris, L.R., Desmet, P. et al. (in press). Practical actions for applied systematic conservation planning. Conservation Biology. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13321.


Hoffman, M.T., Rohde, R.F. & Gillson, L. 2019. Rethinking catastrophe? Historical trajectories and modelled future vegetation change in southern Africa. Anthropocene. 25:100189. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ancene.2018.12.003.


Moroenyane, I., Chimphango, S.B.M., Dong, K., Tripathi, B., Singh, D. & Adams, J.M. 2019. Neutral models predict biogeographical patterns of soil microbes at a local scale in Mediterranean heathlands, South Africa. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa. 74(2):139-150. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1080/0035919X.2019.1603126.


Power, S.C., Verboom, G.A., Bond, W.J. & Cramer, M.D. 2019. Does a tradeoff between trait plasticity and resource conservatism contribute to the maintenance of alternative stable states? New Phytologist. 223(4):1809-1819. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.15981.


van der Merwe, H., van Rooyen, N., Bezuidenhout, H., Bothma, J.D.P. & van Rooyen, M.W. 2019. Vachellia erioloba dynamics over 38 years in the Kalahari Gemsbok national park, South Africa. Koedoe. 61(1):a1534. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v61i1.1534.


13 August 2019

Venter, Z.S., Cramer, M.D. & Hawkins, H. 2019. Rotational grazing management has little effect on remotely-sensed vegetation characteristics across farm fence-line contrasts. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 282:40-48. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2019.05.019 [2019, August 13].


Dyer, D.C., Butler, M.J., Smit, A.J., Anderson, R.J. & Bolton, J.J. 2019. Kelp forest POM during upwelling and downwelling conditions: using stable isotopes to differentiate between detritus and phytoplankton. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 619:17-34. Available: http://doi.org/10.3354/meps12941 [2019, August 13].


Abbas, H.A., Bond, W.J. & Midgley, J.J. 2019. The worst drought in 50 years in a South African savannah: Limited impact on vegetation. African Journal of Ecology. 0(0) Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/aje.12640 [2019, August 13].


Fu, C., Xu, Y., Bundy, A., Grüss, A., Coll, M., Heymans, J.J., Fulton, E.A., Shannon, L. et al. 2019. Making ecological indicators management ready: Assessing the specificity, sensitivity, and threshold response of ecological indicators. Ecological Indicators. 105:16-28. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.05.055 [2019, August 13].


Roddy, A.B., van Blerk, J.J., Midgley, J.J. & West, A.G. 2019. Ramification has little impact on shoot hydraulic efficiency in the sexually dimorphic genus Leucadendron (Proteaceae). PeerJ. 7:e6835. Available: http://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.6835 [2019, August 13].


Vlieghe, K. & Picker, M. 2019. Do high soil temperatures on Namibian fairy circle discs explain the absence of vegetation? PLoS ONE. 14(5) Available: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217153 [2019, August 13].


Müller, F.L., Igshaan Samuels, M., Cupido, C.F., Swarts, M.B.V., Amary, N.M., Hattas, D., Morris, C., Cyster, L.F. et al. 2019. The impacts of season and livestock management strategy on the quality of diets selected by goats and sheep in the semi-arid rangelands of Namaqualand, South Africa. African Journal of Range and Forage Science. 36(2):105-114. Available: http://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2018.1552622 [2019, August 13].


Zhigila, D.A., Verboom, G.A., Stirton, C.H. & Muasya, A.M. 2019. A taxonomic revision of Thesium section Hagnothesium (Santalaceae) and description of a new species, T. quartzicolum. South African Journal of Botany. 124:280-303. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2019.05.016 [2019, August 13].


Magadzire, N., de Klerk, H.M., Esler, K.J. & Slingsby, J.A. (in press). Fire and life history affect the distribution of plant species in a biodiversity hotspot. Diversity and Distributions. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12921 [2019, August 13].


Makonya, G.M., Ogola, J.B.O., Muthama Muasya, A., Crespo, O., Maseko, S., Valentine, A.J., Ottosen, C., Rosenqvist, E. et al. 2019. Chlorophyll fluorescence and carbohydrate concentration as field selection traits for heat tolerant chickpea genotypes. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 141:172-182. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2019.05.031 [2019, August 13].


Midgley, J.J. 2019. Evidence from Cape Proteaceae that high relative bark thickness is correlated with high bark thickness growth rates. South African Journal of Botany. 124:36-38. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2019.04.021 [2019, August 13].


Mzumara, T.I., Martin, R.O., Tripathi, H., Phiri, C. & Amar, A. R. J. U. N. (in press). Distribution of a habitat specialist: Mopane woodland structure determines occurrence of near threatened Lilian's Lovebird Agapornis lilianae. Bird Conservation International. Available: http://doi.org/10.1017/S0959270918000370 [2019, August 13].


Namah, J., Midgley, J.J. & Kruger, L.M. 2019. Reproductive biology of the sausage tree (Kigelia africana) in Kruger National Park, South Africa. Koedoe. 61(1):a1512. Available: http://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v61i1.1512 [2019, August 13].


Seymour, C.L., Milton, S.J., Altwegg, R., Joseph, G.S. & Dean, W.R.J.  (in press). Addition of nitrogen increases variability of vegetation cover in an arid system with unpredictable rainfall. Ecosystems. Available: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-019-00396-4 [2019, August 13].


12 May 2019

Hawkins, H., Venter, Z.S. & Cramer, M.D. 2019. Holistic grazing on rangelands: does it improve production, veld condition, and climate resilience? Red Meat / Rooivleis. 10(2):76-79. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/10520/EJC-155f3686ae [2019, May 12].


Willcock, S., Hooftman, D.A.P., Balbi, S., Blanchard, R., Dawson, T.P., O’Farrell, P.J., Hickler, T., Hudson, M.D. et al. (in press). A Continental-Scale Validation of Ecosystem Service ModelsEcosystems. 1-16. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-019-00380-y [2019, May 12].


Namah, J., Midgley, J. & Kruger, L. 2019. Reproductive biology of the sausage tree (Kigelia africana) in Kruger National Park, South AfricaKoedoe. 61(1):7. Available: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v61i1.1512 [2019, May 12].


Elliott, T.L. & Muasya, A.M. 2019. Three new species and a new combination among Southern African Schoenus (Cyperaceae, tribe Schoeneae)Phytotaxa. 401(4):267–275. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.401.4.4 [2019, May 12].


Cramer, M.D., Power, S.C., Belev, A., Gillson, L., Bond, W.J., Hoffman, M.T. & Hedin, L.O. 2019. Are forest-shrubland mosaics of the Cape Floristic Region an example of alternate stable states? Ecography. 42(4):717-729. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.03860 [2019, May 12].


Mvungi, E.F. & Pillay, D. 2019. Eutrophication overrides warming as a stressor for a temperate African seagrass (Zostera capensis)PLoS ONE. 14(4):e0215129. Available: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0215129 [2019, May 12].


Ojeda, F., Midgley, J., Pauw, A., Lavola, A., Casimiro-Soriguer, R., Hattas, D., Segarra-Moragues, J.G. & Julkunen-Tiitto, R. 2019. Flower colour divergence is associated with post-fire regeneration dimorphism in the fynbos heath Erica coccinea subsp. coccinea (Ericaceae)Evolutionary Ecology. 33(3):345–367. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10682-019-09985-0 [2019, May 12].


Osman, R., Masubelele, M., Khomo, L. & Chimphango, S.B.M. (in press). Soil and vegetation differences across ecological boundaries in an arid South African ecosystemAfrican Journal of Ecology. 1-9. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/aje.12612 [2019, May 11].


Larridon, I., Rabarivola, L., Xanthos, M. & Muthama Muasya, A. 2019. Revision of the Afro-Madagascan genus Costularia (Schoeneae, Cyperaceae): infrageneric relationships and species delimitationPeerJ. 2019(2):e6528. Available: https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.6528 [2019, May 11].


De Vos, A., Clements, H.S., Biggs, D. & Cumming, G.S. (in press). The dynamics of proclaimed privately protected areas in South Africa over 83 years. Conservation Letters. e12644. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/conl.12644 [2019, May 11].


Jerardino, A., Navarro, R., Orton, J., Button, R., Halkett, D., Webley, L., Tusenius, M., Hoffman, T. et al. 2018. Late Holocene climatic and cultural variability at a focal point of settlement near Lamberts Bay, South Africa: Test excavations at SoutpansklipheuwelSouth African Archaeological Bulletin. 73(207):13-34. Available: https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=200869134979982;res=IELHSS [2019, May 11].


van Hees, D.H., Olsen, Y.S., Mattio, L., Ruiz-Montoya, L., Wernberg, T. & Kendrick, G.A. 2019. Cast adrift: Physiology and dispersal of benthic Sargassum spinuligerum in surface raftsLimnology and Oceanography. 64(2):526-540. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.11057 [2019, May 11].


25 March 2019

Bengtsson, J., Bullock, J.M., Egoh, B., Everson, C., Everson, T., O'Connor, T., O'Farrell, P.J., Smith, H.G. et al. 2019. Grasslands—more important for ecosystem services than you might think. Ecosphere. 10(2):e02582. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2582 [2019, March 25].


van der Merwe, H., Hoffman,M. 2019. Vegetation of Akkerendam Nature Reserve, Northern Cape: delineation and dynamics over 100 years. Bothalia. 49(1):a2401. Available: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v49i1.2401 [2019, March 25].

12 March 2019

Larridon, I., Rabarivola, L., Xanthos, M. & Muasya, A.M. 2019. Revision of the Afro-Madagascan genus Costularia (Schoeneae, Cyperaceae): infrageneric relationships and species delimitationPeerJ. 7:e6528. Available: https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.6528 [2019, March 12].


Kemp, J.E., Bergh, N.G., Soares, M. & Ellis, A.G. 2019. Dominant pollinators drive non-random community assembly and shared flower colour patterns in daisy communitiesAnnals of Botany. 123(2):277-288. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcy126 [2019, March 12].


Pagel, J., Treurnicht, M., Bond, W.J., Kraaij, T., Nottebrock, H., Schutte-Vlok, A., Tonnabel, J., Esler, K.J. et al. 2019. Mismatches between niches and geographic ranges of plants depend on life history traits [Abstract]. 526251. Available: https://doi.org/10.1101/526251 [2019, March 12].


McAuliffe, J.R., Hoffman, M.T., McFadden, L.D., Jack, S., Bell, W. & King, M.P. 2019. Whether or not heuweltjies: Context-dependent ecosystem engineering by the southern harvester termite, Microhodotermes viatorJournal of Arid Environments. 163:26-33. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2018.11.012 [2019, March 12].


Elliott, T.L. & Davies, T.J. 2019. Phylogenetic attributes, conservation status and geographical origin of species gained and lost over 50 years in a UNESCO Biosphere ReserveBiodiversity and Conservation. 28(3):711–728. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-018-01688-2 [2019, March 12].


Loiseau, N., Payri, C.E., Mattio, L., Andréfouët, S., Grellier, M. & Zubia, M. 2019. Functional convergence in macroalgal assemblages of isolated coral reefs in the Mozambique ChannelMarine Biology. 166:27. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-019-3470-z [2019, March 12].


Dean, W.R.J. & Milton, S.J. 2019. The dispersal and spread of invasive alien Myrtillocactus geometrizans in the southern Karoo, South AfricaSouth African Journal of Botany. 121:210-215. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.11.005 [2019, March 12].


Elliott, T.L., Barrett, R.L. & Muasya, A.M. 2019. A taxonomic revision of Schoenus cuspidatus and allies (Cyperaceae, tribe Schoeneae)—Part 1South African Journal of Botany. 121:519-535. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.11.021 [2019, March 12].


McAuliffe, J.R., Hoffman, M.T., McFadden, L.D., Bell, W., Jack, S., King, M.P. & Nixon, V. 2019. Landscape patterning created by the southern harvester termite, Microhodotermesviator: Spatial dispersion of colonies and alteration of soilsJournal of Arid Environments. 162:26-34. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2018.11.010 [2019, March 12].


Müller, F.L., Raitt, L.M., Cyster, L.F., Cupido, C.F., Samuels, M.I., Chimphango, S.B.M. & Boatwright, J.S. 2019. The effects of temperature, water availability and seed burial depth on seed germination and seedling establishment of Calobotasericea (Fabaceae)South African Journal of Botany. 121:224-229. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.11.012 [2019, March 12].


Bruyns, P.V., Hanáček, P. & Klak, C. 2019. Crassula, insights into an old, arid-adapted group of southern African leaf-succulentsMolecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 131:35-47. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.10.045 [2019, March 12].


Gottlieb, T.R., Eckardt, F.D., Venter, Z.S. & Cramer, M.D. 2019. The contribution of fog to water and nutrient supply to Arthraerua leubnitziae in the central Namib Desert, Namibia. Journal of Arid Environments. 161:35-46. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2018.11.002 [2019, March 12].


Hoffman, M.T., Rick, R., Rick F. & Gillson, L. 2019. Rethinking catastrophe? Historical trajectories and modelled future vegetation change in southern AfricaAnthropocene. 25:100189. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ancene.2018.12.003 [2019, March 12].


van, d.M. & Milton, S.J. 2019. Testing the Wiegand–Milton model: A long-term experiment to understand mechanisms driving vegetation dynamics in arid shrublandsAustral Ecology. 44(1):49-59. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/aec.12651 [2019, March 12].


Lamborn, E., Cranmer, L., Ollerton, J., Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U., Endress, M.E., Rech, A.R., Shuttleworth, A. et al. 2018. The diversity and evolution of pollination systems in large plant clades: Apocynaceaeas a case studyAnnals of Botany. 123(2):311-325. Available: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcy127 [2019, March 12].


Pekor, A., Miller, J.R.B., Flyman, M.V., Kasiki, S., Kesch, M.K., Miller, S.M., Uiseb, K., van der Merve, V. et al. 2019. Fencing Africa's protected areas: Costs, benefits, and management issuesBiological Conservation. 229:67-75. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2018.10.030 [2019, March 12].


Wigley, B.J., Coetsee, C., Augustine, D.J., Ratnam, J., Hattas, D. & Sankaran, M. (in press). A thorny issue: Woody plant defence and growth in an East African savannaJournal of Ecology. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13140 [2019, March 12].


Chirango, Y., Steenhuisen, S., Bruyns, P.V., Midgley, J.J. & Shuttleworth, A. (in press). The March fly and the ant: the unusual pollination system of Eustegiaminuta (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae). :1-11. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11829-019-09675-2 [2019, March 12].


Olsen, Y.S., Mattio, L., ZavalaPerez, A., Babcock, R.C., Thompson, D., Haywood, M.D.E., Keesing, J. & Kendrick, G.A. 2019. Drivers of species richness and abundance of marine macrophytes on shallow tropical reefs of north-western AustraliaJournal of Biogeography. 46(1):170-184. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13470[2019, March 12].


van, d.B., van Noort, S. & Cron, G.V. 2019. Predation of fruit and seed of Aloe pretoriensis – A little known effect on reproductive output in aloesAustral Ecology. :1-14. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/aec.12705 [2019, March 12].


Van der Wall, S.B., Dimitri, L.A., Longland, W.S. & White, J.D.M. 2019. Seed value influences cache pilfering rates by desert rodentsIntegrative Zoology. 14(1):75-86. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/1749-4877.12358[2019, March 12].


Hirsch, H., Castillo, M.L., Impson, F.A.C., Kleinjan, C., Richardson, D.M. & Le Roux, J.J. 2019. Ghosts from the past: even comprehensive sampling of the native range may not be enough to unravel the introduction history of invasive species—the case of Acacia dealbata invasions in South AfricaAmerican Journal of Botany. 106(3):1-11. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.1244 [2019, March 12].


Hoffmann, J.H., Moran, V.C. & Hill, M.P. (in press). Conceptualizing, categorizing and recording the outcomes of biological control of invasive plant species, at a population levelBiological Control. 1-4. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2019.02.005 [2019, March 12].


Samuels, M.I., Allsopp, N. & Hoffman, M.T. 2019. Traditional Mobile Pastoralism in a Contemporary Semiarid Rangeland in Namaqualand, South AfricaRangeland Ecology & Management. 72(1):195-203. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2018.08.005 [2019, March 12].


Potgieter, L.J., Gaertner, M., O'Farrell, P.J. & Richardson, D.M. 2019. Perceptions of impact: Invasive alien plants in the urban environmentJournal of Environmental Management. 229:76-87. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.05.080 [2019, March 12].


Rohde, R.F., Hoffman, M.T., Durbach, I., Venter, Z. & Jack, S. (in press). Vegetation and climate change in the Pro-Namib and Namib Desert based on repeat photography: Insights into climate trendsJournal of Arid Environments. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2019.01.007 [2019, March 12].


Breman, E., Ekblom, A., Gillson, L. & Norström, E. 2019. Phytolith-based environmental reconstruction from an altitudinal gradient in Mpumalanga, South Africa, 10,600 BP–presentReview of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 263:104-116. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2019.01.001 [2019, March 12].


Shackleton, C.M., Mograbi, P.J., Drimie, S., Fay, D., Hebinck, P., Hoffman, M.T., Maciejewski, K. & Twine, W. 2019. Deactivation of field cultivation in communal areas of South Africa: Patterns, drivers and socio-economic and ecological consequencesLand use Policy. 82:686-699. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.01.009 [2019, March 12].

10 March 2019

Cramer, M.D., von Holdt, Johanna R. C. & Midgley, J.J. 2019. Causes of landscape mega-ripples: The Kommetjies of South AfricaGeoderma. 340:25-37. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.12.046 [2019, March 10].


de Gouvenain, R.C., Midgley, J.J. & Merow, C. 2019. Serotinyin the South African shrub Protea repensis associated with gradients of precipitation, temperature, and fire intensityPlant Ecology. 220(1):97–109. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11258-018-00905-w [2019, March 10].


Gillson, L., Biggs, H., Smit, I.P.J., Virah-Sawmy, M. & Rogers, K. 2019. Finding Common Ground between Adaptive Management and Evidence-Based Approaches to Biodiversity ConservationTrends in Ecology & Evolution. 34(1):31-44. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2018.10.003 [2019, March 10].


Hoffman, M.T., Walker, C. & Henschel, J.R. 2018. Reflections on the Karoo Special Issue: towards an interdisciplinary research agenda for South Africa’s dry landsAfrican Journal of Range & Forage Science. 35(3-4):387-393. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2018.1540910 [2019, March 10].


Henschel, J.R., Hoffman, M.T. & Walker, C. 2018. Introduction to the Karoo Special Issue: Trajectories of Change in the AnthropoceneAfrican Journal of Range & Forage Science. 35(3-4):151-156. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2018.1535214 [2019, March 10].


Hoffman, M.T., Skowno, A., Bell, W. & Mashele, S. 2018. Long-term changes in land use, land cover and vegetation in the Karoo dry lands of South Africa: implications for degradation monitoringAfrican Journal of Range & Forage Science. 35(3-4):209-221. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2018.1516237 [2019, March 10].


Nenzhelele, E., Todd, S.W. & Hoffman, M.T. 2018. Long-term impacts of livestock grazing and browsing in the Succulent Karoo: a 20-year study of vegetation change under different grazing regimes in NamaqualandAfrican Journal of Range & Forage Science. 35(3-4):277-287. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2018.1519640 [2019, March 10].


McManus, J., Goets, S.A., Bond, W.J., Henschel, J.R., Smuts, B. & Milton, S.J. 2018. Effects of short-term intensive trampling on Karoo vegetationAfrican Journal of Range & Forage Science. 35(3-4):311-318. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2018.1529706 [2019, March 10].

5 January 2019

Gillson, L., Biggs, H., Smit, I.P.J., Virah-Sawmy, M. & Rogers, K. (in press). Finding Common Ground between Adaptive Management and Evidence-Based Approaches to Biodiversity Conservation. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2018.10.003 [2019, January 05].


Ekblom, A., Shoemaker, A., Gillson, L., Lane, P. & Lindholm, K. 2019. Conservation through Biocultural Heritage—Examples from Sub-Saharan Africa. Land. 8(1):1-15. Available: http://doi.org/10.3390/land8010005 [2019, January 05].


Timm Hoffman, M., Rohde, R.F. & Gillson, L. (in press). Rethinking catastrophe? Historical trajectories and modelled future vegetation change in southern Africa. Anthropocene. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ancene.2018.12.003 [2019, January 05].


Cardoso, A.W., Oliveras, I., Abernethy, K.A., Jeffery, K.J., Lehmann, D., Josué Edzang Ndong, Edzang, N.J., McGregor, I. et al. 2018. Grass Species Flammability, Not Biomass, Drives Changes in Fire Behavior at Tropical Forest-Savanna Transitions. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change. Article 6. Available: https://doi.org/10.3389/ffgc.2018.00006 [2019, January 05].


Knott, M.G., de la Mare, J., Edkins, A.L., Zhang, A., Stillman, M.J., Bolton, J.J., Antunes, E.M. & Beukes, D.R. 2019. Plaxenone A and B: Cytotoxic halogenated monoterpenes from the South African red seaweed Plocamium maxillosum. Phytochemistry Letters. 29:182-185. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.phytol.2018.12.009 [2019, January 05].


McAuliffe, J.R., Hoffman, M.T., McFadden, L.D., Bell, W., Jack, S., King, M.P. & Nixon, V. (in press). Landscape patterning created by the southern harvester termite, Microhodotermes viator: Spatial dispersion of colonies and alteration of soils. Journal of Arid Environments. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2018.11.010 [2019, January 05].


Müller, F.L., Raitt, L.M., Cyster, L.F., Cupido, C.F., Samuels, M.I., Chimphango, S.B.M. & Boatwright, J.S. 2019. The effects of temperature, water availability and seed burial depth on seed germination and seedling establishment of Calobota sericea (Fabaceae). South African Journal of Botany. 121:224-229. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.11.012 [2019, January 05].


Venter, Z.S., Hawkins, H. & Cramer, M.D. 2019. Cattle don’t care: Animal behaviour is similar regardless of grazing management in grasslands. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 272:175-187. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2018.11.023 [2019, January 05].


Pausas, J.G. & Bond, W.J. (in press). Humboldt and the reinvention of nature. Journal of Ecology. 1–7. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13109 [2019, January 05].


Andrés-Sánchez, S., Verboom, G.A., Galbany-Casals, M. & Bergh, N.G. (in press). Evolutionary history of the arid climate-adapted Helichrysum (Asteraceae: Gnaphalieae): Cape origin and association between annual life-history and low chromosome numbers. Journal of Systematics and Evolution. Available: http://www.jse.ac.cn/EN/10.1111/jse.12472 [2019, January 05].


Gottlieb, T.R., Eckardt, F.D., Venter, Z.S. & Cramer, M.D. 2019. The contribution of fog to water and nutrient supply to Arthraerua leubnitziae in the central Namib Desert, Namibia. Journal of Arid Environments. 161:35-46. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2018.11.002 [2019, January 05].

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13 November 2018

Bruyns, P.V., Hanáček, P. & Klak, C. (in press). Crassula, insights into an old, arid-adapted group of southern African leaf-succulents. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.10.045 [2018, November 13].


Albert, S., Flores, O., Rouget, M., Wilding, N. & Strasberg, D. 2018. Why are woody plants fleshy-fruited at low elevations? Evidence from a high-elevation oceanic island. Journal of Vegetation Science. 29(5):847-858. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12676 [2018, November 13].


Leite, A., Cáceres, A., Melo, M., Mills, M.S.L. & Monteiro, A.T. 2018. Reducing emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation in Angola: Insights from the scarp forest conservation ‘hotspot’. Land Degradation and Development. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.3178 [2018, November 13].


Yapi, T.S., O’Farrell, P.J., Dziba, L.E. & Esler, K.J. 2018. Alien tree invasion into a South African montane grassland ecosystem: Impact of acacia species on rangeland condition and livestock carrying capacity. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services and Management. 14(1):105-116. Available: https://doi.org/10.1080/21513732.2018.1450291 [2018, November 13].


van der Merwe, H. & Milton, S.J. (in press). Growth in three Karoo shrub species under various grazing treatments: the tracking of marked individuals over 25 years. African Journal of Range and Forage Science. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/10220119.2018.1508071 [2018, November 13].


Ollis, D.J., Day, J.A., Mbona, N. & Dini, J.A. 2018. South African wetlands: Classification of ecosystem types. In The Wetland Book: I: Structure and Function, Management, and Methods. M. Finlayson, and others, Ed. Springer Netherlands. 1533-1544. 10.1007/978-90-481-9659-3_334.


van Mazijk, R., Smyth, L.K., Weideman, E.A. & West, A.G. 2018. Isotopic tracing of stormwater in the urban Liesbeek River. Water SA. 44(4):674-679. Available: https://doi.org/10.4314/wsa.v44i4.16 [2018, November 10].

24 October 2018

Neveux, N., Bolton, J.J., Bruhn, A., Roberts, D.A. & Ras, M. 2018. The Bioremediation Potential of Seaweeds: Recycling Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Other Waste Products. In Blue Biotechnology: production and use of marine molecules. S. La Barre & S.S. Bates, Eds. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley‐VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. 241-264.


Mureva, A., Ward, D., Pillay, T., Chivenge, P. & Cramer, M. 2018. Soil organic carbon increases in semi-arid regions while it decreases in humid regions due to woody-plant encroachment of grasslands in South Africa. Scientific Reports. 8(1):15506. Available: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-33701-7 [2018, October 24].


22 October 2018

Samuels, M.I., Allsopp, N. & Hoffman, M.T. (in press). Traditional mobile pastoralism in a contemporary semi-arid rangeland in Namaqualand, South AfricaRangeland Ecology & Management. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2018.08.005 [2018, October 21].


Cardoso, A.W., Oliveras, I., Abernethy, K.A., Jeffery, K.J., Lehmann, D., Ndong, J.E., McGregor, I., Belcher, C.M. et al. (in press). Grass species flammability, not biomass, drives changes in fire behaviour at tropical forest-savanna transitionsFrontiers in Forests and Global Change. Available: https://doi.org/10.3389/ffgc.2018.00006 [2018, October 21].


Blamey, L.K. & Bolton, J.J. 2018. The economic value of South African kelp forests and temperate reefs: Past, present and futureJournal of Marine Systems. 188:172-181. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2017.06.003[2018, October 22].


McKenzie, R.J. & Bergh, N.G. 2018. (2633) Proposal to conserve the name Arctotis calendula (Arctotheca calendula) against Arctotis tristis (Arctotheca tristis) (Asteraceae: Arctotideae)Taxon. 67(4):813-814. Available: https://doi.org/10.12705/674.18 [2018, October 22].


Clements, H.S. & Cumming, G.S. 2018. Traps and transformations influencing the financial viability of tourism on private-land conservation areasConservation Biology. 32(2):424-436. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12999 [2018, October 22].


12 October 2018

Muasya, A.M. 2018. Ficinia gracilis complex (Cypereae, Cyperaceae) revisited– species delineations and description of a new species from South AfricaSouth African Journal of Botany. 119:230-235. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.09.017 [2018, October 12].


Melin, A., Rouget, M., Colville, J.F., Midgley, J.J. & Donaldson, J.S. 2018. Assessing the role of dispersed floral resources for managed bees in providing supporting ecosystem services for crop pollinationPeerJ. 6:e5654. Available: https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.5654 [2018, October 12].


Stevens, N., Archibald, S.A. & Bond, W.J. 2018. Transplant experiments point to fire regime as limiting savanna tree distributionFrontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 6:1-13. Available: https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2018.00137 [2018, October 12].


Bello, A., Stirton, C.H., Chimphango, S.B.M. & Muasya, A.M. 2018. Morphological evidence for introgressive hybridization in the genus Psoralea L. (Psoraleeae, Fabaceae)South African Journal of Botany. 118:321-328. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.407 [2018, October 12]


Dludlu, M.N., Chimphango, S.B.M., Walker, G., Stirton, C.H. & Muasya, A.M. 2018. Horizontal gene transfer among rhizobia of the Core Cape Subregion of southern AfricaSouth African Journal of Botany. 118:342-352. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.406 [2018, October 12]


Meier, S.K., Adams, N., Wolf, M., Balkwill, K., Muasya, A.M., Gehring, C.A., Bishop, J.M. & Ingle, R.A. 2018. Comparative RNA-seq analysis of nickel hyperaccumulating and non-accumulating populations of Senecio coronatus (Asteraceae)The Plant Journal. 95(6):1023-1038. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.14008 [2018, October 12].


Leliaert, F., Payo, D.A., Gurgel, C.F.D., Schils, T., Draisma, S.G.A., Saunders, G.W., Kamiya, M., Sherwood, A.R. et al. 2018. Patterns and drivers of species diversity in the Indo-Pacific red seaweed PortieriaJournal of Biogeography. 45(10):2299-2313. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13410 [2018, October 10].

30 September 2018

Buisson, E., Le Stradic, S., Silveira, F.A.O., Durigan, G., Overbeck, G.E., Fidelis, A., Fernandes, G.W., Bond, W.J. et al. 2018. Resilience and restoration of tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and grassy woodlands. Biological Reviews. 1-20. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12470 [2018, September 30].

16 September 2018

Packer, K.F. & Cramer, M.D. 2018. Quantifying N-loss by root abscission: consequences for wheat N budgets and δ15N valuesJournal of Plant Physiology. 231:49-56. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jplph.2018.08.012 [2018, September 16].


Cramer, M.D., Power, S.C., Belev, A., Gillson, L., Bond, W.J., Hoffman, M.T. & Hedin, L.O. (in press). Are forest-shrubland mosaics of the Cape Floristic Region an example of alternate stable states? Ecography. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.03860 [2018, September 16].

14 September 2018

Little, H.J., Vichi, M., Thomalla, S.J. & Swart, S. 2018. Spatial and temporal scales of chlorophyll variability using high-resolution glider data. Journal of Marine Systems. 187: 1-12. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2018.06.011 [2018, September 14].


Swemmer, A., Bond, W., Donaldson, J., Hempson, G., Malherbe, J. & Smit, I. 2018. The ecology of drought – a workshop report. South African Journal of Science. 114(9): 1-3. Available: https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2018/5098 [2018, September 14].

2 September 2018

Nel, J.A. & Cramer, M.D. 2019. Soil microbial anaplerotic CO2 fixation in temperate soilsGeoderma. 335:170-178. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.08.014 [2018, September 02].


Stevens, N., Archibald, S.A. & Bond, W. (in press). Transplant experiments point to fire regime as limiting savanna tree distributionFrontiers in Ecology and Evolution. Available: https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2018.00137 [2018, September 02].


Tokura, W., Jack, S.L., Anderson, T. & Hoffman, M.T. 2018. Long-term variability in vegetation productivity in relation to rainfall, herbivory and fire in Tswalu Kalahari ReserveKoedoe. 60(1):1-18. Available: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v60i1.1473 [2018, September 02].


Bruyns, P.V., Klak, C. & Hanáček, P. 2018. An account of Ceropegia sect. Chamaesiphon (Apocynaceae) in Moçambique with new records and two new speciesPhytotaxa. 364(2):111-135. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.364.2.1 [2018, September 02].


McKeown, D.A., Schroeder, J.L., Stevens, K., Peters, A.F., Sáez, C.A., Park, J., Rothman, M.D., Bolton, J.J. et al. 2018. Phaeoviral Infections Are Present in Macrocystis, Ecklonia and Undaria (Laminariales) and Are Influenced by Wave Exposure in Ectocarpales. Viruses. 10(8): 1-18. Available: https://doi.org/10.3390/v10080410 [2018, September 02].


Klak, C. & Bruyns, P.V. 2018. Nomenclatural corrections in Aizoon subg. Namibiana (Aizooideae: Aizoaceae)Phytotaxa. 364(3):299-300. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.364.3.1 [2018, September 02].


Leliaert, F., Payo, D.A., Gurgel, C.F.D., Schils, T., Draisma, S.G.A., Saunders, G.W., Kamiya, M., Sherwood, A.R. et al. (in press). Patterns and drivers of species diversity in the Indo-Pacific red seaweed PortieriaJournal of Biogeography. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13410 [2018, September 02].


Hoffman, M.T. 2018. Land use, land cover and vegetation change in southern Africa. In Southern African Landscapes and Environmental Change. P. Holmes & J. Boardman, Eds. 1st ed. London: Routledge.


Larridon, I., Verboom, G.A. & Muasya, A.M. 2018. Revised delimitation of the genus Tetraria, nom. cons. prop. (Cyperaceae, tribe Schoeneae, Tricostularia clade)South African Journal of Botany. 118:18-22. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.06.007 [2018, September 02].


Leonard, J., West, A.G. & Ojeda, F. 2018. Differences in germination response to smoke and temperature cues in ‘pyrophyte’ and ‘pyrofuge’ forms of Erica coccinea (Ericaceae)International Journal of Wildland Fire. 27(8):562-568. Available: https://doi.org/10.1071/WF17161 [2018, September 02].


Meier, S.K., Adams, N., Wolf, M., Balkwill, K., Muasya, A.M., Gehring, C.A., Bishop, J.M. & Ingle, R.A. (in press). Comparative RNA-seq analysis of nickel hyperaccumulating and non-accumulating populations of Senecio coronatus (Asteraceae)The Plant Journal. 1-16. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.14008 [2018, September 02].


Nackley, L.L., Betzelberger, A., Skowno, A., G. West, A., Ripley, B.S., Bond, W.J. & Midgley, G.F. 2018. CO2 enrichment does not entirely ameliorate Vachellia karroo drought inhibition: A missing mechanism explaining savanna bush encroachmentEnvironmental and Experimental Botany. 155:98-106. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2018.06.018 [2018, September 02].


Stirton, C.H., Bello, A. & Muasya, A.M. 2018. Psoralea forbesiae (Psoraleeae, Fabaceae), a new species from the Swartberg Mountains of South Africa. Phytokeys. 99:93-98. Available: https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.99.24765 [2018, September 02].


Venter, Z.S., Cramer, M.D. & Hawkins, H.-. 2018. Drivers of woody plant encroachment over AfricaNature Communications. 9(1):2272. Available: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-04616-8 [2018, September 02].

1 September 2018

Boucher, F.C., Verboom, G.A., Musker, S. & Ellis, A.G. 2017. Plant size: a key determinant of diversification? The New Phytologist. 216(1):24-31. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.14697 [2018, September 01].


Bruyns, P.V., Klak, C. & Hanácek, P. 2018. Corrigendum to “A revised, phylogenetically-based concept of Ceropegia(Apocynaceae)” [S. Afr. J. Bot. 112 (2017) 399–436](S0254629916339242)(10.1016/j.sajb.2017.06.021)South African Journal of Botany. 116:140-141. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.03.006 [2018, September 01].


Charles-Dominique, T., Midgley, G.F., Tomlinson, K.W. & Bond, W.J. 2018. Steal the light: shade vs fire adapted vegetation in forest–savanna mosaics. New Phytologist. 218(4):1419-1429. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.15117 [2018, September 01].


Chimphango, S.B.M., Ogola, J.B.O., Maseko, S., MacAlister, D., Makonya, G.M. & Selinga, T.I. 2018. Balanced allocation of resources for acquisition of water and nutrients in field legumes [Abstract]. South African Journal of Botany. 115:281-282. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.025 [2018, September 01].


de Vega, C., Albaladejo, R.G., Guzmán, B., Steenhuisen, S.-., Johnson, S.D., Herrera, C.M. & Lachance, M.-. 2017. Flowers as a reservoir of yeast diversity: description of Wickerhamiella nectarea f.a. sp. nov., and Wickerhamiella natalensis f.a. sp. nov. from South African flowers and pollinators, and transfer of related Candida species to the genus Wickerhamiella as new combinationsFEMS Yeast Research. 17(5):1-11. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/femsyr/fox054 [2018, September 01].


Dludlu, M.N., Chimphango, S.B.M., Stirton, C.H. & Muasya, A.M. 2018. Distinct edaphic habitats are occupied by discrete legume assemblages with unique indicator species in the Cape Peninsula of South Africa. Journal of Plant Ecology. 11(4):632-644. Available: https://do.org/10.1093/jpe/rtx027 [2018, September 01].


Forbes, C.J., Gillson, L. & Hoffman, M.T. 2018. Shifting baselines in a changing world: Identifying management targets in endangered heathlands of the Cape Floristic Region, South AfricaAnthropocene. 22:81-93. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ancene.2018.05.001 [2018, September 01].


Hills, R., Muasya, A.M., Maurin, O. & Wilkin, P. 2018. A threatened new species of Dioscorea from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Dioscorea hurteri (Dioscoreaceae)Kew Bulletin. 73(1):1-9. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-018-9742-9 [2018, September 01].


Larridon, I., Bauters, K., Semmouri, I., Viljoen, J.-., Prychid, C.J., Muasya, A.M., Bruhl, J.J., Wilson, K.L. et al. 2018. Molecular phylogenetics of the genus Costularia (Schoeneae, Cyperaceae) reveals multiple distinct evolutionary lineagesMolecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 126:196-209. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.04.016 [2018, September 01].


Lin, S., Tseng, L., Ang, P.O., Bolton, J. & Liu, L. 2018. Long-term study on seasonal changes in floristic composition and structure of marine macroalgal communities along the coast of Northern Taiwan, southern East China SeaMarine Biology. 165(5):83. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-018-3344-9 [2018, September 01].


MacAlister, D., Muasya, A.M., Crespo, O. & Chimphango, S.B.M. 2018. High temperature effects on photosynthesis, carbohydrate partitioning and phenolics in field grown Aspalathus linearis [Abstract]. South African Journal of Botany. 115:293-294. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.066 [2018, September 01].


MacPherson, A.J., Gillson, L. & Hoffman, M.T. 2018. Climatic buffering and anthropogenic degradation of a Mediterranean-type shrubland refugium at its semi-arid boundary, South AfricaHolocene. 28(4):651-666. Available: https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683617735582 [2018, September 01].


Makonya, G.M., Ogola, J.B.O., Muasya, M.A., Crespo, O. & Chimphango, S.B.M. 2018. Physiological response for thermotolerant Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.; Fabaceae) genotypes in Limpopo, South Africa [Abstract]. South African Journal of Botany. 115:295-296. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.073 [2018, September 01].


McAuliffe, J., McFadden, L., Hoffman, M., McAuliffe, J.R., McFadden, L.D. & Hoffman, M.T. 2018. Role of Aeolian Dust in Shaping Landscapes and Soils of Arid and Semi-Arid South AfricaGeosciences. 8(5):171. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/geosciences8050171 [2018, September 01].


Nackley, L.L., West, A.G., Skowno, A.L. & Bond, W.J. 2018. Questioning the Alienation of Native Species from Invasion Ecology: A Reply to Tong et alTrends in Ecology and Evolution. 33(4):235-236. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2018.02.001 [2018, September 01].


Nel, J., Craine, J. & Cramer, M. 2018. Correspondence between δ13C and δ15N in soils suggests coordinated fractionation processes for soil C and NPlant and Soil. 423(1):257-271. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-017-3500-x [2018, September 01].


Osborne, C.P., Charles-Dominique, T., Stevens, N., Bond, W.J., Midgley, G. & Lehmann, C.E.R. 2018. Human impacts in African savannas are mediated by plant functional traitsNew Phytologist. 220(1):10-24. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.15236 [2018, September 01].


Packer, K.F. & Cramer, M.D. 2018. The role of N efflux and root abscission in determining plant δ15N [Abstract]. South African Journal of Botany. 115:305. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.108 [2018, September 01].


Quicke, D.L.J., Koch, F., Broad, G.R., Bennett, A.M.R., van Noort, S., Hebert, P.D.N. & Butcher, B.A. 2018. A new species of Rhytimorpha Szépligeti (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Braconinae) from IsraelZoology in the Middle East. 64(3):253-261. Available: https://doi.org/10.1080/09397140.2018.1470301 [2018, September 01].


Robertson, B.P. & Savage, C. 2018. Mud-entrained macroalgae utilise porewater and overlying water column nutrients to grow in a eutrophic intertidal estuaryBiogeochemistry. 139(1):53-68. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-018-0454-x [2018, September 01].


Rose, L., Buitenwerf, R., Cramer, M., February, E.C. & Higgins, S.I. 2018. Effects of nutrient supply on carbon and water economies of C4 grassesFunctional Plant Biology. 45(9):935-944. Available: https://doi.org/10.1071/FP17359[2018, September 01].


Selinga, T.I., Maseko, S., Muasya, A.M., Valentine, A. & Chimphango, S.B.M. 2018. Phenotyping cowpea genotypes for heat tolerance using physiological markers [Abstract]. South African Journal of Botany. 115:309. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.121 [2018, September 01].


Smit, A.J., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. 2017. Seaweeds in two oceans: Beta-diversityFrontiers in Marine Science. 4:1-15. Available: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00404 [2018, September 01].


Tshiila, A.A. & Muasya, A.M. 2018. A taxonomic revision of the genus Chrysithrix (Cyperaceae) [Abstract]. South African Journal of Botany. 115:312. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.133 [2018, September 01].


Van Munster, S., Magee, A.R., Boatwright, J.S., Dorchin, N., Klak, C. & Colville, J. 2018. The gall-midge fauna of the Aizoaceae of the Greater Cape Floristic Region [Abstract]. South African Journal of Botany. 115:313-314. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.137 [2018, September 01].


West, A. 2018. Pursue Sustainability to Protect Source WaterOpflow. 44(6):20-23. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/opfl.1021 [2018, September 01].

26 August 2018

Joseph, G.S., Seymour, C.L., Coetzee, B.W.T., Ndlovu, M., Deng, L., Fowler, K., Hagan, J., Brooks, B.J. et al. 2018. Elephants, termites and mound thermoregulation in a progressively warmer world. Landscape Ecology. 33(5):731-742. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-018-0629-9 [2018, August 26].


Bello, A., Stirton, C.H., Chimphango, S.B.M. & Muasya, A.M. (in press). Morphological evidence for introgressive hybridization in the genus Psoralea L. (Psoraleeae, Fabaceae)South African Journal of Botany. 1-8. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.407 [2018, August 26].


Bergh, N.G., Bentley, J. & Verboom, G.A. 2018. Classification of the Relhania generic group (Asteraceae, Gnaphalieae) revisited using molecular phylogenetic analysisPhytotaxa. 344(2):101–132. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.344.2.1 [2018, August 26].


Dludlu, M.N., Chimphango, S.B.M., Walker, G., Stirton, C.H. & Muasya, A.M. (in press). Horizontal gene transfer among rhizobia of the Core Cape Subregion of southern AfricaSouth African Journal of Botany. 1-11. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.406 [2018, August 26].


Nackley, L.L., West, A.G., Skowno, A.L. & Bond, W.J. 2018. Questioning the Alienation of Native Species from Invasion Ecology: A Reply to Tong et al. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 33(4):235-236. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2018.02.001 [2018, August 26].


Klak, C., Hanáček, P. & Bruyns, P.V. 2018. A recircumscription of Jacobsenia (Aizoaceae): Re-instating Drosanthemopsis, with two new quartz-endemics from Namaqualand, South Africa and sinking Knersia. South African Journal of Botany. 116:67-81. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.402 [2018, August 26].


Diamond, R.E. & Jack, S. 2018. Evaporation and abstraction determined from stable isotopes during normal flow on the Gariep River, South AfricaJournal of Hydrology. 559:569-584. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.02.059 [2018, August 26].


Djukic, I., Kepfer-Rojas, S., Schmidt, I.K., Larsen, K.S., Beier, C., Berg, B., Verheyen, K., Caliman, A. et al. 2018. Early stage litter decomposition across biomes. Science of the Total Environment. 628-629:1369-1394. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.012 [2018, August 26].


Marchant, R., Richer, S., Boles, O., Capitani, C., Courtney-Mustaphi, C.J., Lane, P., Prendergast, M.E., Stump, D. et al. 2018. Drivers and trajectories of land cover change in East Africa: Human and environmental interactions from 6000  years ago to presentEarth-Science Reviews. 178:322-378. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2017.12.010 [2018, August 26].


Bouman, R.W., Steenhuisen, S.-. & Van Der Niet, T. 2017. The role of the pollination niche in community assembly of Erica species in a biodiversity hotspotJournal of Plant Ecology. 10(4):634-648. Available: https://doi.org/10.1093/jpe/rtw068 [2018, August 26].


Moiloa, N.A., Chimphango, S.B.M. & Muasya, A.M. 2018. A phylogenetic study of the genus Wiborgia (Crotalarieae, Fabaceae)South African Journal of Botany. 115:179-193. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2018.02.005[2018, August 26].


Shannon, L. & Coll, M. 2017. Assessing the changing biodiversity of exploited marine ecosystemsCurrent Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 29:89-97. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2018.01.008 [2018, August 26].


Swart, C., Donaldson, J. & Barker, N. 2018. Predicting the distribution of Encephalartos latifrons, a critically endangered cycad in South AfricaBiodiversity and Conservation. 27(8):1961-1980. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-018-1519-9 [2018, August 26].


Mukhoro, O.C., Roos, W.D., Jaffer, M., Bolton, J.J., Stillman, M.J., Beukes, D.R. & Antunes, E. 2018. Very Green Photosynthesis of Gold Nanoparticles by a Living Aquatic Plant: Photoreduction of Au-III by the Seaweed Ulva armoricanaChemistry-A European Journal. 24(7):1657-1666. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201704448 [2018, August 26].


Batista, M.B., Anderson, A.B., Sanches, P.F., Polito, P.S., Silveira, T.C.L., Velez-Rubio, G.M., Scarabino, F., Camacho, O. et al. 2018. Kelps' long-distance dispersal: Role of Ecological/Oceanographic processes and implications to marine forest conservation. Diversity. 10(1):1-25. Available: https://doi.org/10.3390/d10010011 [2018, August 26].


Ellis, L.T., Wilbraham, J., Aleffi, M., Asthana, A.K., Rawat, K.K., Gupta, D., Sahu, V., Katiyar, P. et al. 2018. New national and regional bryophyte records, 54Journal of Bryology. 40(1):74-97. Available: https://doi.org/10.1080/03736687.2018.1425573 [2018, August 26].


MacAlister, D., Muasya, A.M. & Chimphango, S.B.M. 2018. Linking root traits to superior phosphorus uptake and utilisation efficiency in three Fabales in the Core Cape Subregion, South AfricaFunctional Plant Biology. 45(7):760-770. Available: https://doi.org/10.1071/FP17209 [2018, August 26].


Klak, C. & Bruyns, P.V. 2017. Leipoldtia nevillei (Aizoaceae: Ruschieae), a new species from Coastal Namaqualand, South AfricaHaseltonia. 23:110-116. Available: https://doi.org/10.2985/026.023.0114 [2018, August 26].


Powell, R.F., Boatwright, J.S., Klak, C. & Magee, A.R. 2018. Nomenclatural novelties in Cheiridopsis (Ruschieae: Aizoaceae)Phyotaxa. 336(3):299–300. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.336.3.9 [2018, August 26].


Reddy, M.M., Clerck, O.D., Leliaert, F., Anderson, R.J. & Bolton, J.J. 2018. A rosette by any other name: species diversity in the Bangiales (Rhodophyta) along the South African coastEuropean Journal of Phycology. 53(1):67-82. Available: http://doi.org/10.1080/09670262.2017.1376256 [2018, August 26].


Cardoso, A.W., Midgley, J.J., Hoffman, M.T. & Geldenhuys, C.J. 2017. Temperate forest dynamics and carbon storage: a 26-year case study from Orange Kloof Forest, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science. 79(4):297-303. Available: https://doi.org/10.2989/20702620.2016.1254904 [2018, August 26].


Balvanera, P., Calderón-Contreras, R., Castro, A.J., Felipe-Lucia, M.R., Geijzendorffer, I.R., Jacobs, S., Martin-Lopez, B., Arbieu, U. et al. 2017. Interconnected place-based social-ecological research can inform global sustainability. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 29:1-7. Available: http://publications.cirad.fr/une_notice.php?dk=586228 [2018, August 26].


Sukhorukov, A.P., Nilova, M.V., Erst, A.S., Kushunina, M., Baider, C., Verloove, F., Salas-Pascual, M., Belyaeva, I.V. et al. 2018. Diagnostics, taxonomy, nomenclature and distribution of perennial Sesuvium (Aizoaceae) in Africa. PhytoKeys. 92:45-88. Available: https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.92.22205 [2018, A].


Rule, N.F. & Hoffmann, J. 2018. The performance of Dactylopius opuntiae as a biological control agent on two invasive Opuntia cactus species in South Africa. Biological Control. 119:7-11. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.01.001 [2018, August 26].

25 August 2018

Marchant, R., Richer, S., Boles, O., Capitani, C., Courtney-Mustaphi, C.J., Lane, P., Prendergast, M.E., Stump, D. et al. 2018. Drivers and trajectories of land cover change in East Africa: Human and environmental interactions from 6000 years ago to presentEarth-Science Reviews. 178:322-378. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2017.12.010 [2018, August 25].


Powell, R.F., Klak, C., Boatwright, J.S. & Magee, A.R. 2017. A Taxonomic Revision of Schlechteranthus subgenus Microphyllus (Ruschieae; Aizoaceae)Systematic Botany. 42(4):943-963. Available: https://doi.org/10.1600/036364417X696429 [2018, August 25].


Mukhoro, O.C., Roos, W.D., Jaffer, M., Bolton, J.J., Stillman, M.J., Beukes, D.R. & Antunes, E. 2018. Very Green Photosynthesis of Gold Nanoparticles by a Living Aquatic Plant: Photoreduction of AuIII by the Seaweed Ulva armoricanaChemistry - A European Journal. 24(7):1657-1666. Available: https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201704448 [2018, August 25].

10 April 2018

Bentley, J., Verboom, G.A. & Bergh, N.G. 2017. Species-level phylogenetic analysis in the relhania clade of "everlastings" and a new generic treatment of species previously assigned to Macowania and Arrowsmithia (Asteraceae: Gnaphalieae). Taxon. 66(6):1421-1438. Available: http://doi.org/10.12705/666.9 [2018, April 10].


Dludlu, N.M., Chimphango, S.B.M., Stirton, H.C. & Muasya, M.A. 2018. Differential Preference of Burkholderia and Mesorhizobium to pH and Soil Types in the Core Cape Subregion, South Africa. Genes. 9(1):1-23. Available: http://doi.org/10.3390/genes9010002 [2018, April 10].


Mertens, K.N., Carbonell-Moore, M.C., Pospelova, V., Head, M.J., Highfield, A., Schroeder, D., Gu, H., Andree, K.B. et al. 2018. Pentaplacodinium saltonense gen. et sp. nov. (Dinophyceae) and its relationship to the cyst-defined genus Operculodinium and yessotoxin-producing Protoceratium reticulatum. Harmful Algae. 71:57-77. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2017.12.003 [2018, April 10].


Richoux, N.B., Bergamino, L., Moyo, S. & Dalu, T. 2018. Spatial and temporal variability in the nutritional quality of basal resources along a temperate river/estuary continuum. Organic Geochemistry. 116:1-12. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2017.11.009 [2018, April 10].

4 April 2018

White, J.D.M. & Midgley, J.J. 2017. Dispersal of semi-fleshy fruits to rock crevices by a rock-restricted rodent. South African Journal of Science. 113(11-12):112-116. Available: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=126538458&site=ehost-live [2018, April 04].


du Plessis, M., Johnson, S.D., Nicolson, S.W., Bruyns, P.V. & Shuttleworth, A. 2018. Pollination of the “carrion flowers” of an African stapeliad (Ceropegia mixta: Apocynaceae): the importance of visual and scent traits for the attraction of flies. Plant Systematics and Evolution. 304(3):357-372. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00606-017-1481-0 [2018, April 04].


Elliott, T.L. & Muasya, A.M. 2018. A taxonomic revision of Schoenus compar - Schoenus pictus and allies (Cyperaceae, tribe Schoeneae) with three new species described from South Africa. South African Journal of Botany. 114:303-315. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2017.11.020 [2018, April 04].


Sutherland, W.J., Butchart, S.H.M., Connor, B., Culshaw, C., Dicks, L.V., Dinsdale, J., Doran, H., Entwistle, A.C. et al. 2018. A 2018 Horizon Scan of Emerging Issues for Global Conservation and Biological Diversity. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 33(1):47-58. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2017.11.006 [2018, April 04].


Hempson, G.P., Archibald, S. & Bond, W.J. 2017. The consequences of replacing wildlife with livestock in Africa. Scientific Reports. 7(1): 1-10. Available: http://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-17348-4 [2018, April 04].


Nel, J.A., Craine, J.M. & Cramer, M.D. 2018. Correspondence between δ13C and δ15N in soils suggests coordinated fractionation processes for soil C and N. Plant and Soil. 423(1-2):257-271. Available: http://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-017-3500-x [2018, April 04].


Helm, C.W., Anderson, R.J., Buckley, L.G., Cawthra, H.C. & De Vynck, J.C. 2017. Biofilm assists recognition of avian trackways in Late Pleistocene coastal aeolianites, South Africa. Palaeontologia Africana. 52:78-84. Available: http://wiredspace.wits.ac.za/handle/10539/23462 [2018, April 04].

23 January 2018

Joubert, D.F., Rust, A., Smit, G.N. & Hoffman, M.T. 2017. Growth rates and mortality patterns of Acacia mellifera subsp. detinens in the semi-arid Highland Savanna, Namibia: encroachment is not as rapid as previously believed. Namibian Journal of Environment. 1:1-5. Available: http://www.nje.org.na/index.php/nje/article/view/volume1-joubert [2018, January 23].


Smit, A.J., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. 2017. Seaweeds in two oceans: Beta-diversityFrontiers in Marine Science. 4: 1-15. Available: http://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00404 [2018, January 23].


Medina, R., Johnson, M., Liu, Y., Wilding, N., Hedderson, T.A., Wickett, N. & Goffinet, B. 2018. Evolutionary dynamism in bryophytes: Phylogenomic inferences confirm rapid radiation in the moss family FunariaceaeMolecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 120: 240-247. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2017.12.002 [2018, January 23].


Griffith, D.M., Lehmann, C.E.R., Strömberg, C.A.E., Parr, C.L., Pennington, R.T., Sankaran, M., Ratnam, J., Still, C.J. et al. 2017. Comment on “The extent of forest in dryland biomes”Science. 358(6365): 1-3. Available: http://doi.org/10.1126/science.aao1309 [2018, January 23].

15 January 2018

Nel, J.A., Craine, J.M. & Cramer, M.D. (in press). Correspondence between δ13C and δ15N in soils suggests coordinated fractionation processes for soil C and NPlant and Soil. :1-15. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-017-3500-x [2018, January 15].


White, J.D.M. & Midgley, J.J. 2017. Dispersal of semi-fleshy fruits to rock crevices by a rock-restricted rodent. South African Journal of Science. 113(11): 112-116. Available: http://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2017/20170159 [2018, January 15].


De Vos, A., Cumming, G.S. & Roux, D.J. 2017. The relevance of cross-scale connections and spatial interactions for ecosystem service delivery by protected areas: Insights from southern AfricaEcosystem Services. 28:133-139. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoser.2017.11.014 [2018, January 15].


Mukhoro, O.C., Roos, W.D., Jaffer, M., Bolton, J.J., Stillman, M.J., Beukes, D.R. & Antunes, E. (in press). Very Green Photosynthesis of Gold Nanoparticles by a Living Aquatic Plant: Photoreduction of AuIII by the Seaweed Ulva armoricanaChemistry – A European Journal. :1-11. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.201704448[2018, January 15].


Ruiz-Martín, J., Santos-Gally, R., Escudero, M., Midgley, J.J., Pérez-Barrales, R. & Arroyo, J. 2018. Style polymorphism in Linum (Linaceae): a case of Mediterranean parallel evolution? Plant Biology. 20(S1): 100-111. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/plb.12670 [2018, January 15].


Simba, L.D., Foord, S.H., Thébault, E., van Veen, F J F, Joseph, G.S. & Seymour, C.L. 2018. Indirect interactions between crops and natural vegetation through flower visitors: the importance of temporal as well as spatial spillover. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 253: 148-156. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2017.11.002[2018, January 15].


Kühn, N., Midgley, J. & Steenhuisen, S.-. 2017. Reproductive biology of three co-occurring, primarily small-mammal pollinated Protea species (Proteaceae). South African Journal of Botany. 113: 337-345. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2017.08.020 [2018, January 15].


Stirton, C.H. & Muasya, A.M. 2017. Ten new species and a new record for the genus Otholobium (Psoraleeae, Leguminosae) from South Africa. Kew Bulletin. 72(4): 50. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-017-9722-5[2018, January 15].


Larridon, I., Verboom, G.A. & Muasya, A.M. 2017. (2555) Proposal to conserve the name tetraria (Cyperaceae) with a conserved type. Taxon. 66(5): 1226-1227. Available: https://doi.org/10.12705/665.22 [2018, January 15].


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Zubia, M., De Clerck, O., Leliaert, F., Payri, C., Mattio, L., Vieira, C., Cambert, H., Quod, J.P. et al. 2018. Diversity and assemblage structure of tropical marine flora on lava flows of different ages. Aquatic Botany. 144: 20-30. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquabot.2017.10.005 [2018, January 10].


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Venter, Z.S., Hawkins, H. & Cramer, M.D. 2017. Implications of historical interactions between herbivory and fire for rangeland management in African savannas. Ecosphere. 8(10): 1-14. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.1946 [2018, January 10].


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Müller, F.L., Raitt, L.M., Chimphango, S.B.M., Samuels, M.I., Cupido, C.F., Boatwright, J.S., Knight, R. & Trytsman, M. 2017. Prioritisation of native legume species for further evaluation as potential forage crops in water-limited agricultural systems in South AfricaEnvironmental Monitoring and Assessment. 189(10): 512. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-017-6230-x [2018, January 08].


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Barratt, B.I.P., Moran, V.C., Bigler, F. & van Lenteren, J.C. (in press). The status of biological control and recommendations for improving uptake for the future. Biocontrol. 1-13. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10526-017-9831-y [2018, January 07].


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Sieben, E.J.J., Kotze, D.C., Job, N.M. & Muasya, A.M. 2017. The sclerophyllous wetlands on quartzite substrates in South Africa: Floristic description, classification and explanatory environmental factors. South African Journal of Botany. 113(Supplement C): 54-61. Available: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2017.07.008 [2018, January 07].


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