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Bell, N.E., Kariyawasam, I.U., Hedderson T.A. & Hyvonen. J., (2015). Delongia gen. nov., a new genus of Polytrichaceae (Bryophyta) with two disjunct species in East Africa and the Himalaya. Taxon 64: 893 – 910.

Bello A., Daru B.H., Stirton C.H., Chimphango S.B.M., van der Bank M., Maurin O. & Muasya A.M., (2015). DNA barcodes reveal microevolutionary signals in fire response trait in two legume genera. AoB PLANTS 7: plv124

Bello A., Stirton C.H., Chimphango S.B.M. & Muasya A.M., (2015). Psoralea diturnerae and P. vanberkelae (Psoraleeae, Fabaceae): two new species restricted to the Core Cape Region of South Africa. PhytoKeys 44: 97–107

Bergh N.G., Haiden S.A., Verboom G.A. (2015). Molecular phylogeny of the ‘Cape snow’ genus Syncarpha (Asteraceae:Gnaphalieae) reveals a need for generic re-delimitation. South African Journal of Botany 100 219–227

Bolton J.J., De Clerck O, Anderson R.J., Francis C.M., Siyanga-Tembo F.,(2016). Two newly discovered Grateloupia (Rhodophyta) species on aquaculture rafts on the west coast of South Africa, including the widely introduced G. turuturu. Phycologia 55(6): 659-666.

Boo G.H., Le Gall L., Rousseau F., De Reviers B., Coppejans E., Anderson R. & Boo S.M. (2015). Phylogenetic relationships of Gelidiella (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) from Madagascar with a description of Gelidiella incrassata sp. nov. Cryptogamie, Algologie. 36(2):219-237. DOI:10.7872/crya.v36.iss2.2015.219.

Bouchenak-Khelladi Y., Onstein R.E., Xing Y., Schwery O. & Linder H.P. (2015) On the complexity of triggering evolutionary radiations. New Phytologist, 207, 313-326.

Bradshaw P.L., Colville J.F. & Linder H.P., (2015) Optimising Regionalisation Techniques: Identifying Centres of Endemism in the Extraordinarily Endemic-Rich Cape Floristic Region. PLoS ONE, 10, e0132538.

Bruyns P. V., Klak C., & Hanáček P., (2015). Recent radiation of Brachystelma and Ceropegia (Apocynaceae) across the Old World against a background of climatic change. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 90: 49-66.

Buck, W.R. & Hedderson. T.A. (2016). Sematophyllum rheophyticum (Bryopsida, Sematophyllaceae), a new rheophytic species from Rwanda. Bothalia 46: 1-3. doi: 10.4102/abc.v46i1.2044

Dludlu M.N., Muasya A.M., Chimphango S.B.M., & Stirton C.H., (2015). Taxonomy of the southern African Psoralea aphylla complex (Psoraleeae, Leguminosae). South African Journal of Botany 97: 77-100.

Ellis, L.T. + 37 additional authors including TAH (in alphabetical order). 2017. New national and regional bryophyte records, 50. Journal of Bryology 39: Published online 12 Jan 2017.

García-Madrid A.S., Muasya A.M., Álvarez I., Cantó P. & Molina J.A., (2015). Towards resolving phylogenetic relationships in the Ficinia clade and description of the new genus Afroscirpoides (Cypereae, Cyperaceae). Taxon 64: 688-702.

Gersun L. Anderson R.J., Hart J.R., Maneveldt G.W., & Bolton J.J., (2016). Sublittoral seaweed communities on natural and artificial substrata in a high-latitude coral community in South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 38 (3): 303-31

Hedderson, T.A., Gwynne-Evans, D., Ah-Peng C., & Ribeiro D., (2015). A Contribution to the Bryoflora of Mozambique from the "Google Forest", Mabu Mountain, Zambezia Province. Journal of Bryology 37: 42 – 48. 

Hernández-Ledesma P., Berendsohn W.G., Borsch, T., Von Mering S., Akhani H. Arias S. Castañeda-Noa I. Eggli U. Eriksson R., Flores-Olvera H. Fuentes-Bazán S. Kadereit G. Klak, C. Korotkova N. Nyffeler R. Ocampo G. Ochoterena H. Oxelman B. Rabeler R.K. Sanchez A. Schlumpberger B.O. &. Uotila P., (2015). A taxonomic backbone for the global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Willdenowia 45 (3): 281-383. DOI:

Hoffmann V., Verboom G.A., & Cotterill F.P.D., (2015). Dated Plant Phylogenies Resolve Neogene Climate and Landscape Evolution in the Cape Floristic Region PLoS ONE 10(9), 48e0137847. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0137847

Huisman J.M., Dixon R.R.M., Hart F.N., Verbruggen H., Anderson R.J., 2015. The South African estuarine specialist Codium tenue (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) discovered in a south-western Australian estuary. Botanica Marina 58 (6): 511-521. (Note – appeared in 2016!)

Ito Y., Ohi-Toma T., Tanaka N., Murata J., & Muasya A.M.,(2015). Phylogeny of Ruppia (Ruppiaceae) Revisited: Molecular and Morphological Evidence for a New Species from Western Cape, South Africa. Systematic Botany 40 (4): 942–949.

Ito Y., Tanaka N., Murata J., García-Murillo P., & Muasya A.M., (2016). A new delimitation of the Afro-Eurasian plant genus Althenia to include its Australasian relative, Lepilaena (Potamogetonaceae) – Evidence from DNA and morphological data. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 98: 261–270

Ito Y., Viljoen J-A., Tanaka N., Yano O., & Muasya A.M. 2016. Phylogeny of Isolepis (Cyperaceae) revisited: non-monophyletic nature of I. fluitans sensu lato and resurrection of I. lenticularis. Plant Systematics and Evolution 302: 231–238.

Jimenez, J.A., Hedderson, T.A. & Muller F. (2016). Didymodon vulcanicus J.A. Jimenez, Hedd. & Frank Mull. (Pottiaceae) a new species from tropical Africa. Journal of Bryology 38: published online 6 September 2016.

Joubert, L., Klak, C., Venter, A.M., Venter H.J.T. & Bruyns. P.V., (2016). A very widespread tropical radiation in the Apocynaceae (Periplocoideae): The case of Cryptolepis. Taxon 65 (3): 487–501. DOI

Kawai H., Takeaki H., Bolton J.J. and Anderson R.J., (2016) Molecular phylogeny of Zeacarpa (Ralfsiales, Phaeophyceae) proposing a new family Zeacarpaceae and its transfer to Nemodermatales. Journal of Phycology 52: 682-686. DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12419

Klak, C., Bruyns, P.V., (2015). Notes on Ruschia dichroa (Aizoaceae): An endemic to the arid mountain fynbos of the Western Cape, South Africa. Haseltonia 21: 60-67.

Klak, C., Helme, N.A. & Bruyns. P.V., (2015). Cheiridopsis alba-oculata (Aizoaceae: Ruschioideae, Ruschieae), a new quartz-endemic from southern Namaqualand, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 96: 1-5.

Klak, C., Hanáček, P. & Bruyns, P.V., (2015). A phylogeny and revised classification for the Apatesieae (Aizoaceae: Ruschioideae) with a comparison of centres of diversity.

Klak, C., Bruyns, P.V., (2016). Expansion of Schlechteranthus (Ruschioideae, Aizoaceae) to include Polymita, with a new species from Namaqualand, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 103: 70-77.

Lemaire B., Chimphango S., Stirton C., Rafudeen S., Honnay O., Smets E., Chen W-M., Sprent J., James E.K. &, Muasya AM. 2016. Biogeographical patterns of legume-modulating Burkholderia spp.: from African fynbos to continental scales. Applied Environmental Microbiology 82: 000 –000. doi:10.1128/AEM.00591-16.

Lemaire B., Dlodlo O., Chimphango S., Stirton C., Schrire B., Boatwright J.S., Honnay O., Smets E., Sprent J., James E.K., & Muasya A.M. (2015). Symbiotic diversity, specificity and distribution of rhizobia in native legumes of the core Cape Subregion (South Africa). FEMS. Microbiology Ecology 91: 1–17.

Lemaire B., Van Cauwenberghe J., Chimphango S., Stirton C., Honnay O.,  Smets. E., Muasya A.M. (2015). Recombination and horizontal transfer of nodulation and ACC deaminase (acdS) genes within Alpha-and Betaproteobacteria nodulating legumes of the Cape Fynbos biome. FEMS. Microbiology Ecology 91 (11), fiv118.

Lemaire B., Van Cauwenberghe J., Verstraete B., Chimphango S., Stirton C., Honnay O., · Smets E.,· Sprent J., James E.K., Muasya A.M. (2016). Characterization of the papilionoid–Burkholderia interaction in the Fynbos biome: The diversity and distribution of beta-rhizobia nodulating Podalyria calyptrata (Fabaceae, Podalyrieae). Systematic and Applied microbiology 39: 41–48.

Linder, H.P. & Bouchenak-Khelladi, Y. (2015) The causes of southern African spatial patterns in species richness: speciation, extinction and dispersal in the Danthonioideae (Poaceae). Journal of Biogeography, 42, 914-924.

Linder, H.P. & Helme, N.A. (2015) Elegia namaquense (Restionaceae), a new species from the Namaqualand coastal plain, Northern Cape, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany, 99, 17-20.

Linder, H.P. & Verboom, G.A. (2015) The Evolution of Regional Species Richness: The History of the Southern African Flora. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 46, 393-412.

Mattio L., Anderson R.J., Bolton J.J., (2015). A revision of the genus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 98: 95-107.

Mattio L., Anderson R.J., Bolton J.J., (2015). Contribution to the revision of the genus Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in Madagascar using morphological and molecular data. Cryptogamie, Algologie, 36 (2): 143-169

Mattio L., Zubia M., Maneveldt G.W., Anderson R.J., Bolton J.J., de Gaillande C., De Clerck O., Payri C.E., (2016). Marine flora of the Iles Eparses (Scattered Islands): a longitudinal transect through the Mozambique Channel. Acta Oecologica 72: 33-40.

Norup, M.F., Petersen, G., Burrows, S., Bouchenak-Khelladi, Y., Leebens-Mack, J., Pires, J.C., Linder, H.P. & Seberg, O. (2015) Evolution of Asparagus L. (Asparagaceae): Out-of-South-Africa and multiple origins of sexual dimorphism. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 92, 25-44

Oberlander, K.C., Dreyer, L.L., Goldblatt, P., Suda, J. & Linder, H.P. (2016) Species-rich and polyploid-poor: Insights into the evolutionary role of whole-genome duplication from the Cape flora biodiversity hotspot. American Journal of Botany, 103, 1336-1347.

Onstein, R.E. & Linder, H.P. (2016) Beyond climate: convergence in fast evolving sclerophylls in Cape and Australian Rhamnaceae predates the mediterranean climate. Journal of Ecology, 104, 665-677.

Onstein, R.E., Carter, R.J., Xing, Y., Richardson, J.E. & Linder, H.P. (2015) Do Mediterranean-type ecosysteMs. have a common history?—Insights from the Buckthorn family (Rhamnaceae). Evolution, 69, 756-771.

Onstein, R.E., Jordan, G.J., Sauquet, H., Weston, P.H., Bouchenak-Khelladi, Y., Carpenter, R.J. & Linder, H.P. (2016) Evolutionary radiations of Proteaceae are triggered by the interaction between traits and climates in open habitats. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25, 1239-1251.

Powell, R.F., J.S. Boatwright, C. Klak, A.R. Magee. 2016. Phylogenetic placement and generic re-circumscriptions of the multi-locular genera Arenifera, Octopoma and Schlechteranthus (Ruschieae; Aizoaceae): evidence from anatomical, morphological and plastid DNA data. Taxon 65 (2): 249–261. DOI

Rothman M.D., Mattio L., Wernberg T., Anderson R.J., Uwai S., Mohring M.B., Bolton J.J., (2015) A molecular investigation of the genus Ecklonia (Phaeophyceae, Laminariales) with special focus on the Southern Hemisphere. Journal of Phycology 51, 236–246 (2015) DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12264.

Schwery, O., Onstein, R.E., Bouchenak-Khelladi, Y., Xing, Y., Carter, R.J. & Linder, H.P. (2015) As old as the mountains: the radiations of the Ericaceae. New Phytol, 207

Sieben E.J.J., Collins N.B., Corry F.T.J., Kotze D.C., Job N., Muasya A.M., Venter C.E., Mtshali H., Zondo S.A., Janks M., Pretorius L., (2016). The vegetation of grass lawn wetlands of floodplains and pans in semi-arid regions of South Africa: Description, classification and explanatory environmental factors. South African Journal of Botany 104: 215-224.

Stirton C.H., & Muasya A.M., 2016. Seven new species and notes on the genus Aspalathus (Crotalarieae, Fabaceae). South African Journal of Botany 104: 35-46.

Wüest, R.O., Litsios, G., Forest, F., Lexer, C., Linder, H.P., Salamin, N., Zimmermann, N.E. & Pearman, P.B. (2016) Resprouter fraction in Cape Restionaceae assemblages varies with climate and soil type. Functional Ecology, 30, 1583-1592.

Verboom, G A, Bergh, N.G., Haiden, S.A., Hoffmann, V. & Britton, M.N. (2015). Topography as a driver of diversification in the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa. New Phytologist 207: 368–376: 2015

Verboom, G.A., Herron M.L., Moncrieff G.R. and Slingsby J.A. (2016). Maintenance of species integrity in the context of arecent radiation: the case of Jamesbrittenia (Scrophulariaceae: Limoselleae) in southern Africa. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 2016, 182, 115–139.

Vieira, C., Camacho O., Wynne, M.J., Mattio L., Anderson R.J., Bolton J.J., Sansón M., D’hondt S., Leliaert F., Fredericq S., Payri, C., De Clerck O., (2016). Shedding new light on old algae: Matching names and sequences in the brown algal genus Lobophora (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae). Taxon 65 (4): 689-707.

Wilkin, P. & Muasya A.M., (2015). Clarifying the Dioscorea buchananii Benth. species complex: a new potentially extinct subspecies for South Africa PhytoKeys 48: 51–72.

Zander, R.H. & Hedderson. T.A., (2016). Re-evaluation of Hymenostylium xanthocarpum (Hook.) Brid., and Ardeuma R.H. Zander & Hedd., a new name for all other species of Hymenostylium (Pottiaceae, Bryophyta). Journal of Bryology 38: 295-301.

Ah-Peng, C., O. Flores, N. Wilding, J. Bardat, L. Marline, T.A. Hedderson & D. Strasberg. 2014. Diversity and functional richness of subalpine bryophyte communities in an oceanic island (La Réunion).  Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research: In Press

Algar-Hedderson, N., L. Soderstrom  & T.A. Hedderson. 2013. Gemmae output in the liverwort Lophozia ventricosa (Dicks.) Dumort: spatial variation, density dependence, and relationships among production components. Journal of Bryology 35: 173-179.

Bauters K., Larridon I., Reynders M., Asselman P., Vrijdaghs A., Muasya A.M., Simpson D.A., & Goetghebeur P. 2014. A new classification for Lipocarpha and Volkiella as infrageneric taxa of Cyperus s.l. (Cypereae, Cyperoideae, Cyperaceae): insights from species tree reconstruction supplemented with morphological and floral developmental data. Phytotaxa 166 (1): 001–032.

Bentley J, Verboom GA, Bergh NG. 2014. Erosive processes after tectonic uplift stimulate vicariant and adaptive speciation: evolution in an Afrotemperate-endemic paper daisy genus. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14: 27.

Bouchenak-Khelladi Y., Muasya A.M. & Linder H.P. 2014. A revised evolutionary history of Poales: origins and diversification. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 175: 4–16.

Britton MN, Hedderson TA, Verboom GA. 2014. Topography as a driver of cryptic speciation in the high-elevation sedge Tetraria triangularis (Boeck.) C.B. Clarke (Cyperaceae: Schoeneae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 77: 96-109.

Browne CM, Milne R, Griffiths C, Bolton JJ, Anderson RJ (2013). Epiphytic seaweeds and invertebrates associated with South African populations of the rocky shore seagrass Thalassodendron leptocaule – a hidden wealth of biodiversity. African Journal of Marine Science 35: 523-531

Browne CM, Maneveldt GW, Bolton JJ, Anderson RJ (2013). Abundance and species composition of non-geniculate coralline red algae epiphytic on the South African populations of the rocky shore seagrass Thalassodendron leptocaule M.C. Duarte, Bandeira & Romeiras. South Afr. Journal of Botany 86: 101-110

Bruyns, P. V., C. Klak & P. Hanacek. 2014. Evolution of the stapeliads (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae) – repeated major radiation across Africa in an Old World group. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 77: 251-263.

Bruyns, P.V., M. Oliveira-Neto, G. F. Melo-de-Pinna2 & C. Klak. 2014. Phylogenetic relationships in the Didiereaceae with special reference to subfamily Portulacarioideae. Taxon 63(5): 1053-1064.

Cardoso, D.B.O.S., C.H. Stirton, & B.M. Torke. 2014. Taxonomy of South American Ormosia (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae): Recircumscription of O. costulata, reinstatement of O. trifoliolata, and the new species O. lewisii from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Systematic Botany 39,4: pp. 1132–1141.

Curtis, O.E., Stirton, C.H., & Muasya, A.M. 2013. A conservation and taxonomic assessment of poorly known species rich quartz-silcrete outcrops within Ruens Shale Renosterveld (Overberg, Western Cape) with descriptions of five new species. S. Afr. J. Bot. 87: 99–111.

Dixon RRM, L Mattio, JM Huisman, CE Payri, JJ Bolton, CFD Gurgel. 2014. North meets south – Taxonomic and biogeographic implications of a phylogenetic assessment of Sargassum subgenera Arthrophycus and Bactrophycus (Fucales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 53:15-22

Dludlu, M.N., C.H. Stirton, S.A.M. Chimphango, A. Bello, & A.M.Muasya. 2013. Phylogenetic position of the southern African members of the tribe Psoraleeae based on molecular and morphological data. S. Afr. J. Bot. 89: 150–155.

Ellis, L.T. et al., 2014.  New national and regional bryophyte records, 38.  Journal of Bryology 36: 61 – 72. (T.A. Hedderson)

February, E.C., I. Matimati, C.F. Musil & T.A. Hedderson. 2013. Root niche partitioning between shallow rooted succulents in a South African semi desert: Implications for diversity. Plant Ecology: 214: 1181 – 1187.

Gehrke, B. and H. P. Linder. 2014. Species richness, endemism and species composition in the tropical Afroalpine flora. Alpine Botany 124: 165-177.

Hedderson, T.A., D. Gwynne-Evans, C. Ah-Peng & D. Ribeiro. 2014. A Contribution to the Bryoflora of Mozambique from the "Google Forest", Mabu Mountain, Zambezia Province.  Journal of Bryology

Hedderson, T.A., E. Bizuru, M. Mujawamariya & N. Raondry-Rakotoarisoa. 2014. New and additional moss records for Rwanda.  Journal of Bryology 36: 72-75.

Klak, C., Bruyns, P. V. & P. Hanacek. 2013. A phylogenetic hypothesis for the recently diversified Ruschieae (Aizoaceae) in southern Africa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69: 1005-1020.

Klak, C. & P. V. Bruyns. 2013. A new infrageneric classification for Mesembryanthemum L. (Aizoaceae: Mesembryanthemoideae). Bothalia 43(2): 197-206.

Klak, C., P. Hanacek & P.V. Bruyns. 2014. Phylogeny and taxonomy for Mesembryanthemum subg. Volkeranthus (Aizoaceae-Mesembryanthemoideae). South African Journal of Botany 95: 112-122.

Klak, C., N.A. Helme & P.V. Bruyns. 2014. Cheiridopsis alba-oculata (Aizoaceae: Ruschioideae, Ruschieae), a new quartz-endemic from southern Namaqualand, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany. In Press.

Larridon I., Bauters K., Reynders M., Huygh W., Muasya A.M., Simpson D.A., & Goetghebeur P. 2013. Towards a new classification of the giant paraphyletic genus Cyperus (Cyperaceae): phylogenetic relationships and generic delimitation in C4 Cyperus. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 172: 106–126.

Linder, H. P., Antonelli, A, Humphreys, AM, Pirie, MD, Wuest, RO. 2013. What determines biogeographical ranges? Historical wanderings and ecological constraints in the danthonioid grasses. Journal of Biogeography 40: 821-834.

Linder, H. P. 2014. "The evolution of African plant diversity." Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 2.

Linder, H. P. and N. P. Barker. 2014. Does polyploidy facilitate long-distance dispersal? Annals of Botany 113(7): 1175-1183.

Linder, H. P., et al. 2014. Phylogeographical Pattern in the Southern African Grass Tenaxia disticha (Poaceae). Systematic Botany 39(2): 428-440.

Linder, H. P., et al. 2014. "Disentangling the influence of climatic and geological changes on species radiations." Journal of Biogeography 41(7): 1313-1325.

Litsios, G., et al. 2014. Effects of a fire response trait on diversification in replicated radiations. Evolution 68(2): 453-465. (H.P. Linder)

Marhold, K. et al. 2013. The Future of Botanical Monography: Report from an international workshop, 1216 March 2012, Smolenice, Slovak Republic. Taxon 62: 4-20. (H.P. Linder)

Mattio L, Zubia M, Loveday B, Crochelet E, Duong N, Payri C, Bhagooli R, Bolton JJ. 2013. Sargassum (Fucales, Phaeophyceae) in Mauritius and Reunion, western Indian Ocean: taxonomic revision and biogeography using hydrodynamic dispersal models. Phycologia 52: 578-594

Melo-de-Pinna, G.F., A.S. Ogura, E.C.P. Arruda & C. Klak. 2014. Repeated evolution of endoscopic peripheral vascular bundles in succulent leaves of Aizoaceae (Caryophyllales). Taxon 63(5): 1037-1052.

Muasya A.M., Viljoen J-A., Dludlu M.N. & Sebsebe Demissew. 2014. Phylogenetic position of Cyperus clandestinus (Cypereae, Cyperaceae) clarified by morphological and molecular evidence. Nordic Journal of Botany 32: 106–114.

Pio, D. V., et al. 2014. Climate change effects on animal and plant phylogenetic diversity in southern Africa. Global Change Biology 20: 1538-1549. (H.P. Linder)

Potts, A.J., T. A. Hedderson, R.M. Cowling, & J.H. Vlok. 2013. Pleistocene range dynamics in the eastern Greater Cape Floristic Region: a case study of the Little Karoo endemic Berkheya cuneata (Asteraceae).  South African Journal of Botany 88: 401-413.

Potts, A.J., T. A. Hedderson & R.M. Cowling. 2013. Testing large-scale conservation corridors designed for patterns and processes: comparative phylogeography of three tree species. Diversity and Distributions 19: 1418-1428.

Potts, A.J., T. Hedderson, J. Franklin & R.M. Cowling. 2013.  The last Glacial Maximum distribution of South African subtropical thicket inferred from community distribution modelling.  Journal of Biogeography 40: 310-322.

Potts, A.J., T.A. Hedderson, & G.W. Grimm. 2014. Constructing phylogenies in the presence of Intra-Individual Site Polymorphisms (2ISPs) with a focus on the nuclear ribosomal cistron.  Systematic Biology 63: 1-16.

Ripley, B. S., Abraham, T., Klak, C. & Cramer, M.D. 2013. How succulent leaves of Aizoaceae avoid mesophyll conductance limitations of photosynthesis and survive drought. Journal of Experimental Botany, doi:10.1093/jxb/ert314

Slingsby JA, Britton MN, Verboom GA. 2014. Ecology limits the diversity of the Cape flora: phylogenetics and diversification of the genus Tetraria. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 72: 61-70.

Stirton, C.H. 2013. The Advance of Legume science continues. J. Kew Guild, No. 118. 16 : 330-334.

Viljoen J-A, Muasya AM, Barrett RL, Bruhl JJ, Gibbs AK, Slingsby JA, Wilson KA, Verboom GA. 2013. Radiation and repeated transoceanic dispersal of Schoeneae (Cyperaceae) through the Southern Hemisphere. American Journal of Botany 100: 2494-2508.

Wilding, N., C. Ah-Peng & T.A. Hedderson. 2013.  Out of obscurity: on the identity of Entosthodon pertenellus (Broth.) Kis. (Funariaceae). Polish Botanical Journal 58:  457-460.

Xing, Y., et al. 2014. "Fossils and a large molecular phylogeny show that the evolution of species richness, generic diversity, and turnover rates are disconnected. Evolution (H.P. Linder)