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Abrego, N., Christensen, M., Bässler, C., Ainsworth*, A.M. & Heilmann-Clausen, J. (2016). Understanding the distribution of wood-inhabiting fungi in European beech reserves from species-specific habitat models. Fungal Ecology: DOI: 10.1016/j.funeco.2016.07.006. Available online:

Adams, N.F., Collinson, M.E., Smith, S.Y., Bamford, M.K., Forest*, F., Malakasi*, P., Marone, F. & Sykes, D. (2016). X-rays and virtual taphonomy resolve the first Cissus (Vitaceae) macrofossils from Africa as early diverging members of the genus. American Journal of Botany 103: 1657-1677. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.1600177 Available online:

Ainsworth*, A.M. & Henrici, A. (2016). Checklist of the British & Irish Basidiomycota. 7. Available online:

Ainsworth*, A.M., Suz*, L.M. & Dentinger, B.T.M. (2016). Hohenbuehelia bonii sp. nov. and H. culmicola: two pearls within the marram oyster. Field Mycology 17 (3): 78-76. DOI: 0.1016/j.fl dmyc.2016.07.004. Available online:

Alexander, S., Aronson, J., Whaley*, O. & Lamb, D. (2016). The relationship between ecological restoration and the ecosystem services concept. Ecology and Society 21 (1): 34. Available online:

Allen, D.J. & Lock*, M. (2016). The Axmouth to Lyme Regis Undercliffs. In R. Smith, B. Hodgson & J. Ison (eds) A New Flora of Devon Exeter: Devonshire Association. 81–86.

Anjarwalla, P., Belmain, S.R., Sola, P., Jamnadass, R. & Stevenson*, P.C. (2016). Handbook on Pesticidal Plants.  Nairobi, Kenya: World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF). 

Araujo-Murakami, A., Milliken*, W., Klitgaard*, B.B., Carrion-Cuellar, A.M., Vargas-Lucindo, S. & Parada-Arias, R. (2016). Biomass and carbon in the várzea and terra firme amazon forest in western Pando Kempffiana 12 (1): 3-19. Available online:

Araujo-Murakami, A., Reyes, J.-F. & Milliken*, W. (2016). Frutales silvestres y promisorios de Pando (Wild and promising fruit trees of Pando, Bolivia) Bolivia: Herencia / Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff Mercado. 96 pp. 

Arnold, S.E.J., Stevenson*, P.C. & Belmain, S.R. (2016). Shades of yellow: interactive effects of visual and odour cues in a pest beetle. PeerJ 4:e2219: DOI 10.7717/peerj.2219. Available online:

Aronson, J., Aronson, T.B., Patzelt, A., Knees, S.G., Lewis*, G.P., Lupton, D., Taifour, H., Gardner, M.F., Thompson, H., Hatmi, S.A. & Al Khulaidi, A.W. (2016). Paleorelicts or Archaeophytes: Enigmatic trees in the Middle East. Journal of Arid Environments 137: 69–82. Available online:

Atahuachi, M., van der Bent, M.L., Wood*, J.R.I., Lewis*, G.P. & Hughes, C.E. (2016). Bolivian Mimosa (Leguminosae, Mimosoideae): three new species and a species checklist. Phytotaxa 260 (3): 201-222. Available online:

Atchison, G.W., Nevado, B., Eastwood*, R.J., Contreras-Ortiz, N., Reynel, C., Madriñán, S., Filatov, D.A. & Hughes, C.E. (2016). Lost crops of the Incas: Origins of domestication of the Andean pulse crop tarwi, Lupinus mutabilis. American Journal of Botany 103 (9): 1592–1606. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.1600171. Available online:

Bacon, C.D., Look, S.L., Gutiérrez–Pinto, N., Antonelli, A., Tan, H.T.W., Kumar, P.P., Guan, S.L., Dransfield*, J. & Baker*, W.J. (2016). Species limits, geographical distribution and genetic diversity in Johannesteijsmannia (Arecaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society: DOI: 10.1111/boj.12470. Available online:

Baena*, S., Boyd, D.S., Smith, P., Moat*, J. & Foody, G.M. (2016). Earth observation archives for plant conservation: 50 years monitoring of Itigi-Sumbu thicket. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 2 (2): 95-106. DOI: 10.1002/rse2.18. Available online:

Baker, A.G., Cornelissen, P., Bhagwat, S.A., Vera, F.W.M. & Willis*, K.J. (2016). Quantification of population sizes of large herbivores and their long‐term functional role in ecosystems using dung fungal spores. Methods in Ecology and Evolution: DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12580. Available online:

Baker*, W.J. & Dransfield*, J. (2016). Beyond Genera Palmarum: progress and prospects in palm systematics. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society: DOI: 10.1111/boj.12401. Available online:

Balslev, H., Bernal, R. & Fay*, M.F. (2016). Palms – emblems of tropical forests. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 182: 195-200. DOI: 10.1111/boj.12465. Available online:

Balslev, H., Bernal, R. & Fay*, M.F. (eds) (2016). Special Issue: Palms – emblems of tropical forests. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 182. 2. 356 pp.

Banks*, H. & Rudall*, P.J. (2016). Pollen structure and function in caesalpinioid legumes. American Journal of Botany 103: 423-536. doi: 10.3732/ajb.1500248 Available online:

Barbosa, A.R., Machado, M.C., Lewis*, G.P., Forest*, F. & Queiroz, L.P.d. (2016). Re-establishment of Chamaecrista cultrifolia (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae) based on morphological and molecular analyses. Phytotaxa 265 (3): 183-203. DOI: Available online:

Barkworth, M.E., Watson, M., (including, e.a., Belyaeva*, I.V., Nicolson*, N. & Paton*, A. (2016). Proposals to provide for registration of new names and nomenclatural acts. Taxon 65 (3): 656-658. DOI: Available online:

Barkworth, M.E., Watson, M., (including, e.a., Belyaeva*, I.V., Nicolson*, N. & Paton*, A. (2016). Report of the Special Committee on Registration of Algal and Plant Names (including fossils). Taxon 65 (3): 670-672. DOI: Available online:

Bateman*, R.M. (2016). Après le déluge: ubiquitous field barcoding should drive 21st century taxonomy. In Olson, P.D., Hughes, J. & Cotton, J.A. (eds) Next generation systematics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Vol. 85: 123-153.

Bateman*, R.M., Stevens, L.G. & Hilton, J. (2016). Stratigraphy and palaeoenvironments of the Loch Humphrey Burn lagerstätte and other Mississippian plant-bearing localities of the Kilpatrick Hills, southwest Scotland. PeerJ: DOI 10.7717/peerj.1700 Available online:

Bauters, K., Asselman, P., Simpson*, D.A., Muasya, A.M., Goetghebeur, P. & Larridon*, I. (2016). Phylogenetics, ancestral state reconstruction, and a new infrageneric classification of Scleria (Cyperaceae) based on three DNA markers. Taxon 65 (3): 444-466. DOI: Available online:

Beentje*, H. (2016). Tropical African floras: progress, gaps and future. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses 38: 101-120.

Beentje*, H.J. (2016). Flore d’Afrique Centrale: Pandanaceae. Belgium: Jardin Botanique Meise. 

Beentje*, H.J. (2016). The Kew plant glossary. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2nd edn. 

Bibi, T., Ahmad, M., Edwards*, S.E. & Abdullah, I. (2016). Ethnomedicinal uses of plants in the treatment of paediatric geohelminth infections in Kalat district of Northern Balochistan, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 183: 176-186. Available online:

Boluda, C.G., Hawksworth*, D.L., Divakar, P.K., Crespo, A. & Rico, V.J. (2016). Microchemical and molecular investigations reveal Pseudephebe species as cryptic with an environmentally modified morphology. Lichenologist 48: 527–543. DOI: 10.1017/S0024282916000426. Available online:

Bone*, R.E. (2016). Orchid hunters and orchid cake eaters. The Orchid Review: 160–167.

Bourque, S., Jeandroz, S., Grandperret, V., Lehotai, N., Aimé, S., Soltis, D.E., Miles, N.W., Melkonian, M., Deyholos, M.K., Leebens-Mack, J.H., Chase*, M.W., Rothfels, C.J., Stevenson, D.W., Graham, S.W., Wang, X., Wu, S., Pires, C.J., Edger P. P., Yan, Z., Xie Y., Carpenter, E.J., Wong, G.K.S., Wendehenne, D. & Nicolas-Francès, V. (2016). The Evolution of HD2 Proteins in Green Plants Trends in Plant Science 21 (12): 1008–1016. DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2016.10.001. Available online:

Bueno, M.L., Pennington, R.T., Dexter, K.G., Kamino, L.H.Y., Pontara, V., Neves*, D.M., Ratter, J.A. & Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2016). Effects of Quaternary climatic fluctuations on the distribution of Neotropical savanna tree species. Ecography: DOI: 10.1111/ecog.01860. Available online:

Buerki, S. & Baker*, W.J. (eds) (2016). Special issue: Collections-based research in the genomic era: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 117. 160 pp.

Buerki, S., Gallaher, T., Booth*, T., Brewer*, G., Forest*, F., Pereira, J.T. & Callmander, M.W. (2016). Biogeography and evolution of the screw-pine genus Benstonea Callm & Buerki (Pandanaceae). Candollea 71: 217-229. DOI: Available online:

Bünger de Oliveira, M., Mazine, F.F., Lucas*, E.J. & Stehmann, J.R. (2016). Circumscription and synopsis of Eugenia section Speciosae Bünger & Mazine (Myrtaceae). Phytokeys 61 (73): DOI: 10.3897/phytokeys.61.7904. Available online:

Burgt*, X.M.v.d. (2016). Didelotia korupensis and Tessmannia korupensis (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae), two new tree species from Korup National Park in Cameroon. Blumea 61: 51-58. Available online:

Byng, J.W., Bernardini, B., Christenhusz*, M.J.M. & Chase*, M.W. (2016). Systematics of Irvingiaceae and Ixonanthaceae (Malpighiales): phylogenetic analysis based on three plastid DNA loci. Phytotaxa 260: 157-166. DOI: Available online:

Calvi, G.P., Aud, F.F., Ferraz, I.D.K., Pritchard*, H.W. & Kranner, I. (2016). Analyses of several seed viability markers in individual recalcitrant seeds of Eugenia stipitata McVaugh with totipotent germination. Plant Biology: DOI: 10.1111/plb.12466. Available online:

Cámara-Leret*, R., Copete, J., Balslev, H., Soto Gomez, M. & Macía, M.J. (2016). Amerindian and Afro-American perceptions of their traditional knowledge in the Chocó biodiversity hotspot. Economic Botany: 1-16. 10.1007/s12231-016-9341-3. Available online:

Cámara-Leret*, R., Tuomisto, H., Ruokolainen, K., Balslev, H. & Munch Kristiansen, S. (2016). Modelling responses of western Amazonian palms to soil nutrients. Journal of Ecology: DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12708. Available online:

Castañeda-Álvarez, N.P., Khoury, C.K., Achicanoy, H.A., Bernau, V., Dempewolf, H., Eastwood*, R.J., Guarino, L., Harker*, R.H., Jarvis, A., Maxted, N., Müller*, J.V., Ramirez-Villegas, J., Sosa, C.C., Struik, P.C., Vincent, H. & Toll, J. (2016). Global conservation priorities for crop wild relatives. Nature Plants 2: doi:10.1038/nplants.2016.22. Available online:

Castellanos, C., Steeves, R., Lewis*, G.P. & Bruneau, A. (2016). A settled sub-family for the orphan tree: The phylogenetic position of the Colombian genus Orphanodendron in the Leguminosae. Brittonia: DOI: 10.1007/s12228-016-9451-3. Available online:

Castro, K.N.C., Wolschick, D., Leite, R.R.S., de Andrade, I.M., Magalhães, J.A. & Mayo*, S.J. (2016). Ethnobotanical and ethnoveterinary study of medicinal plants used in the municipality of Bom Princípio do Piauí, Piauí, Brazil. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 10 (23): 318-330. DOI: 10.5897/JMPR2015.6038. . Available online:

Chaintreuil, C., Gully, D., Hervouet, C., Tittabutr, P., Randriambanona, H., Brown, S.C., Lewis*, G.P., Bourge, M., Cartieaux, F., Boursot, M., Ramanankierana, H., D`Hont, A., Teaumroong, N., Giraud, E. & Arrighi, J.-F. (2016). The evolutionary dynamics of ancient and recent polyploidy in the African semiaquatic species of the legume genus Aeschynomene. New Phytologist: DOI. 10.1111/nph13956. Available online:

Chase*, M.W., Byng, J.W., Christenhusz*, M.J.M., Fay*, M.F., Judd, W.F., Mabberley, D.J., Sennikov, A.N., Soltis, D.E., Soltis, P.S. & Stevens, P.F. (2016). An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG IV. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181: 1-20. doi/10.1111/boj.12385/epdf. Available online:

Cheek*, M. & Ameka, G. (2016). Macropodiella cussetiana (Podostemaceae) a new species from Côte d’Ivoire. Kew Bulletin 71 (2): 1-5. 10.1007/s12225-016-9634-9. Available online:

Cheek*, M., Challen, G., Lebbie, A., Banks, H., Barberá, P. & Riina, R. (2016). Discovering Karima (Euphorbiaceae), a New Crotonoid Genus from West Tropical Africa Long Hidden within Croton. PLos One 11 (4): e0152110. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0152110. . Available online:

Cheek*, M. & Jebb, M. (2016). A new section in Nepenthes (Nepenthaceae) and a new species from Sulawesi. Blumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants: . Available online:

Cheek*, M. & Luke*, Q. (2016). Calophyllum (Clusiaceae – Guttiferae) in Africa. Kew Bulletin 71 (20): 10.1007/s12225-016-9637-6. Available online:

Cheek*, M. & Williams, T. (2016). Psychotria samoritourei (Rubiaceae), a new liana species from Loma-Man in Upper Guinea, West Africa. Kew Bulletin 71 (19): 10.1007/s12225-016-9638-5. Available online:

Chen, Y., Shan, F., Nelson*, M.N., Siddique, K.H. & Rengel, Z. (2016). Root trait diversity, molecular marker diversity, and trait-marker associations in a core collection of Lupinus angustifolius. Journal of Experimental Botany 67: 3683-3697. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erw127. Available online:

Cho, S.-H., Lee, J.-H., Kang, D.-H., Kim, B.-Y., Trias Blasi*, A., Htwe, K.M. & Kim, Y.-D. (2016). Cissus erecta (Vitaceae), a new non-viny herbaceous species from Mt. Popa, Myanmar. Phyotaxa 260 (3): 291-295. DOI: Available online:

Christenhusz* M.J.M. & Byng*, J.W. (2016). The number of known plants species in the world and its annual increase. Phyotaxa 261: 201-217. Available online:

Christenhusz*, M.J.M. & Fay*, M.F. (2016). Classifying wild and naturalised tulips In Daffodil, Snowdrop and Tulip Yearbook 2016. 56–63.

Clark*, R.P. (2016). A Taxonomic Revision of Mezoneuron (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae: Caesalpinieae). Phytotaxa 274 (1): 1-72. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.274.1. . Available online:

Clarke*, L.J. (2016). Home and Away: Discovering the Gardeners of the Empire in the Archive of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Local History News 121: 10–11.

Clarkson*, J.J., Pennington*, T.D., Chase*, M.W., Haynes, G., Engstrand, R., Kaye, M., Michalak, I. & Muellner, A.N. (2016). Phylogenetic relationships in Trichilia (Meliaceae) based on ribosomal ITS sequences. Phyotaxa 259: 6-17. Available online:

Collen, B., Dulvy, N.K., Gaston, K.J., Gärdenfors, U., Keith, D.A., Punt, A.E., Regan, H.M., Böhm, M., Hedges, S., Seddon, M., Butchart, S.H.M., Hilton-Taylor, C., Hoffmann, M., Bachman*, S.P. & Akçakaya, H.R. (2016). Clarifying misconceptions of extinction risk assessment with the IUCN Red List Biology Letters 12 (4): 10.1098/rsbl.2015.0843. Available online:

Colville*, L., Marks*, T.R., Pritchard*, H.W., Castilho Custódio, C. & Machado-Neto, N.B. (2016). Development of a reliable GC-MS method for fatty acid profiling using direct transesterification of minimal quantities of microscopic orchid seeds. Seed Science Research 26: 84-91. DOI 10.1017/S0960258515000367 Available online:

Cotrim, H., Monteiro, F., Sousa, E., Pinto, M.J. & Fay*, M.F. (2016). Marked hybridization and introgression in Ophrys sect. Pseudophrys in the western Iberian Peninsula. American Journal of Botany 103: 677-691. doi: 10.3732/ajb.1500252 Available online:

Crawford*, F.M., Darbyshire*, I. & Vollesen*, K. (2016). Tephrosia uzondoensis (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae): a new species from the Uzondo Plateau of Tanzania. Kew Bulletin 71 (12): DOI 10.1007/S12225-016-9621-1. Available online:

Cronk*, Q., Hidalgo*, O., Pellicer*, J. & Leitch*, I.J. (2016). Salix transect of Europe: variation in ploidy and genome size in willow-associated common nettle, Urtica dioica L. sens. lat., from Greece to arctic Norway. Biodiversity Data Journal 4: e10003.: DOI: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e10003. Available online:

Cullen, E. & Rudall*, P.J. (2016). The remarkable stomata of horsetails (Equisetum): patterning, ultrastructure and development. Annals of Botany: 207–218. doi:10.1093/aob/mcw094. Available online:

Cuong, Q.T., Orme, C.D.L., Bunnesfeld, L., Jones, F.A., Powell, S., Chase*, M.W., Barraclough, T.G. & Savolainen, T.G. (2016). Global monocot diversification: geography explains variation in species richness better than environment or biology. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society: DOI: 10.1111/boj.12497. Available online:

Custódio, C.C., Marks*, T.R., Pritchard*, H.W., Hosomi, S.T. & Machado-Neto, N.B. (2016). Improved tetrazolium viability testing in orchid seeds with a thick carapace (Dactylorhiza fuchsii) or dark seed coat (Vanda curvifolia) Seed Science and Technology 44 (1): 177–188. DOI: 10.15258/sst.2016.44.1.17. Available online:

Darbyshire*, I. & Luke*, Q. (2016). Barleria mirabilis (Acanthaceae): a remarkable new tree species from west Tanzania. Kew Bulletin 71 (13): DOI 10.1007/S12225-016-9622-0. Available online:

Dauby, G., Zaiss, R., Blach-Overgaard, A., Catarino, L., Damen, T., Deblauwe, V., Dessein, S., Dransfield, J., Droissart, V., Duarte, M.C., Engledow, H., Fadeur, G., Figueira, R., Gereau, R.E., Hardy, O.J., Harris, D.J., de Heij, J., Janssens, S., Klomberg, Y., Ley, A.C., Mackinder*, B.A., Meerts, P., van de Poel, J.L., Sonké, B., Sosef, M.S.M., Stévart, T., Stoffelen, P., Svenning, J.-C., Sepulchre, P., van der Burgt*, X.M., Wieringa, J.J. & Couvreur, T.L.P. (2016). RAINBIO: a mega-database of tropical African vascular plants distributions. Phytokeys 74: 1–18. DOI: 10.3897/phytokeys.74.9723. Available online:

Dauncey*, E.A. & Irving*, J. (2016). Potential problems when using plant names in Traditional Chinese Medicine and solutions offered by Kew's Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) The Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine Journal 13 (1): Available online:

Dauncey*, E.A., Irving*, J., Allkin*, R. & Robinson, N. (2016). Common mistakes when using plant names and how to avoid them. European Journal of Integrative Medicine 8 (5): 597–601. DOI: 10.1016/j.eujim.2016.09.005. Available online:

Davies*, R.M., Newton*, R.J., Hay, F.R. & Probert, R.J. (2016). 150-seed comparative longevity protocol – a reduced seed number screening method for identifying short-lived seed conservation collections. Seed Science and Technology 44 (3): DOI: 10.15258/sst.2016.44.3.13. Available online:

Dawson*, S.E. (2016). Characteristics of the Madagascan genus Canephora (Rubiaceae: Octotropideae), and the description of two new species. Kew Bulletin 71 (45): 1-10. DOI: 10.1007/s12225-016-9654-5. Available online:

de Andrade, I.M., Silva, M.F.S., Ribeiro, T.A. & Mayo*, S.J. (2016). Dracontium nivosum (Lem.) G.H.Zhu (Araceae): range extension from Amazonia to a brejo forest refugium in Northeast Brazil confirmed. Checklist 12 (3): 1908. DOI: 10.15560/12.3.1908. Available online:

De Lima, L.F.G., Baumgratz, J.F.A., Nic Lughadha*, E. & Dos Santos, J.U.M. (2016). Lectotypification of species names in Adelobotrys (Merianieae, Melastomataceae) Phyotaxa 269 (1): 65-68. DOI: Available online:

De Lima, L.F.G., Baumgratz, J.F.A., Nic Lughadha*, E. & Dos Santos, J.U.M. (2016). Two new species of Graffenrieda (Melastomataceae, Merianieae) from the Amazon Rainforest. Phyotaxa 267 (1): 77-83. DOI: Available online:

de Nascimento, L., Nogué, S., Hernández, C.C., Whittaker, R.J., Willis*, K.J. & Fernández-Palacios Martínez, J.M. (2016). Los bosques del pasado en las Islas Canarias: Un viaje de 10.000 años El indiferente: Centro de Educación Ambiental Municipal  (22): 56-71. Available online:

de Oliveira Bünger, M., Mazine, F.F., Forest*, F., Bueno, M.L., Stehmann, J.R. & Lucas*, E.J. (2016). The evolutionary history of Eugenia sect. Phyllocalyx (Myrtaceae) corroborates historically stable areas in the southern Atlantic forests. Annals of Botany 118: 1209–1223. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcw209. Available online:

Demenou, B.B., Piñeiro*, R. & Hardy, O.J. (2016). Origin and history of the Dahomey Gap separating West and Central African rain forests: insights from the phylogeography of the legume tree Distemonanthus benthamianus. Journal of Biogeography: JDOI:10.1111/jbi.12688 Available online:

Díaz, S., al, e., (including Dickie*, J. & Kirkup*, D., ) (2016). The global spectrum of plant form and function. Nature: DOI:10.1038/nature16489. Available online:

Dima, B., Lindström, H., Liimatainen*, K., Olson, Å., Soop, K., Kytövuori, I., Dahlberg, A. & Niskanen*, T. (2016). Typification of Friesian names in Cortinarius sections Anomali, Spilomei, and Bolares, and description of two new species from northern Europe. Mycological Progress: 1-17. doi: 10.1007/s11557-016-1217-5. Available online:

Dodsworth*, S. (2016). Petal, Sepal, or Tepal? B-Genes and Monocot Flowers. Trends in Plant Science: DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2016.11.006. Available online:

Dodsworth*, S., Guignard*, M.S., Hidalgo*, O., Leitch*, I.J. & Pellicer*, J. (2016). Digest: Salamanders’ slow slither into genomic gigantism. Evolution: DOI: 10.1111/evo.13112. Available online:

Dodsworth*, S., Jang, T.-S., Struebig, M., Chase*, M.W., Weiss-Schneeweiss, H. & Leitch*, A.R. (2016). Genome-wide repeat dynamics reflect phylogenetic distance in closely related allotetraploid Nicotiana (Solanaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution: DOI: 10.1007/s00606-016-1356-9. Available online:

Donkpegan, A.S.L., Doucet, J.-L., Migliore, J., Duminil, J., Dainou, K., Piñeiro*, R., Wieringa, J.J., Champluvier, D. & Hardy, O.J. (2016). Evolution in African tropical trees displaying ploidy-habitat association: the genus Afzelia (Leguminosae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution: DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.11.004. Available online:

Dransfield*, S. (2016). Sokinochloa, a new bamboo genus (Poaceae-Bambusoideae) from Madagascar. Kew Bulletin 71 (40): DOI: 10.1007/s12225-016-9650-9. Available online:

DRYFLOR , K., B.-R., including, e.a. & Neves*, D.M. (2016). Plant diversity patterns in neotropical dry forests and their conservation implications. Science 353 (6306): 1383-1387. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf5080. Available online:

Dubuisson, J.Y., Bauret, L., Grall*, A., Li, T., Ebihara, A. & Hennequin, S. (2016). Discussion on the taxonomy of African fern Abrodictyum rigidum (Sw.) Ebihara & Dubuisson and description of two new Abrodictyum C.Presl species (Hymenophyllaceae, Polypodiidae) for the Afro-Malagasy region. Phyotaxa 384 (3): 151–168. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.284.3.1. Available online:

Edwards, H.G.M., Seaward, M.R.D., Preece, T.F., Jorge-Villar, S.E. & Hawksworth*, D.L. (2016). Raman spectroscopic analysis of the effect of the lichenicolous fungus Xanthoriicola physciae on its lichen host. Symbiosis: DOI: 10.1007/s13199-016-0447-2. Available online:

Egan, P.A., Stevenson*, P.C., Wright, G.A., Boylan, F. & Stout, J.C. (2016). Toxic nectar varies at multiple spatial scales and in response to plant invasion.  Journal of Ecology 104: 1106-1115. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12573. Available online:

Engel, P., Kwong, W.K., McFrederick, Q., Anderson, K.E., Barribeau, S.M., Chandler, J.A., Cornman, R.S., Dainat, J., de Miranda, J.R., Doublet, V., Emery, O., Evans, J.D., Farinelli, L., Flenniken, M.L., Granberg, F., Grasis, J.A., Gauthier, L., Hayer, J., Koch*, H., Kocher, S., Martinson, V.G., Moran, N., Munoz-Torres, M., Newton, I., Paxton, R.J., Powell, E., Sadd, B.M., Schmid-Hempel, P., Schmid-Hempel, R., Song, S.J., Schwarz, R.S., vanEngelsdorp, D. & Dainat, B. (2016). The bee microbiome: impact on bee health and model for evolution and ecology of host-microbe interactions. mBio 7 (2): e02164-15. DOI: 10.1128/mBio.02164-15. Available online:

Ernst, M., Saslis-Lagoudakis, C.H., Grace*, O.M., Nilsson, N., Simonsen, H.T., Horn, J.W. & Rønsted, N. (2016). Evolutionary prediction of medicinal properties in the genus Euphorbia L. Scientific Reports 6: 30531. DOI:10.1038/srep30531. Available online:

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Etherington*, T.R. & Perry, G.L.W. (2016). Spatially adaptive probabilistic computation of a sub-kilometre resolution lightning climatology for New Zealand. Computers & Geosciences 98: 38-45. DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2016.09.010. Available online:

Ewango, C.E.N., Kenfack, D., Sainge, M.N., Thomas D. W. & Burgt*, X.M.v.d. (2016). Gambeya korupensis (Sapotaceae: Chrysophylloideae), a new rain forest tree species from the Southwest Region in Cameroon. Kew Bulletin 71 (28): DOI 10.1007/S12225-016-9633-X. Available online:

Farinaccio, M.A. & Goyder*, D.J. (2016). A synopsis of the genus Oxypetalum (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) in Bolivia, with the description of one new species and a key to species in Bolivia. Phyotaxa 267 (1): 16-28. DOI: Available online:

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Gardiner*, L.M. & Bachman*, S.P. (2016). The role of citizen science in a global assessment of extinction risk in palms (Arecaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society.: DOI: 10.1111/boj.12402. Available online:

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Gautier, L., Lachenaud, O., Burgt*, X.M.v.d. & Kenfack, D. (2016). Five new species of Englerophytum K. Krause (Sapotaceae) from central Africa. Candollea 71 (2): 287–305. DOI: 10.15553/c2016v712a14. Available online:

Gea, F.J., Carrasco, J., Suz*, L.M. & Navarro, M.J. (2016). Characterization and pathogenicity of Cladobotryum mycophilum in Spanish Pleurotus eryngii mushroom crops and their sensitivity to fungicides. European Journal of Plant Pathology.: DOI: 10.1007/s10658-016-0986-7. Available online:

Ghazanfar*, S.A. & Edmondson, J.E. (eds) (2016). Flora of Iraq. Ministry of Agriculture, Baghdad & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK. 5. 285 pp.

Giovannini*, P., Howes*, M.J. & Edwards*, S. (2016). Data on Medicinal plants used in Central America to manage diabetes and its sequelae (skin conditions, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, urinary problems and vision loss) Data in Brief 7: 1217–1220. doi:10.1016/j.dib.2016.03.102. Available online:

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Goldblatt, P., Manning, J.C., Demissew, S., Malakasi*, P. & Forest*, F. (2016). Relationships of the sub-Saharan African genus Zygotritonia Mildbr. South African Journal of Botany 106: 5-7. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2016.05.013. Available online:

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Gonçalves, F.M.P. & Goyder*, D.J. (2016). A brief botanical survey into Kumbira forest, an isolated patch of Guineo-Congolian biome. Phytokeys 64: 1-14. DOI: 10.3897/phytokeys.65.8679. Available online:

Gonçalves, F.M.P., Tchamba, J. & Goyder*, D.J. (2016). Schistostephium crataegifolium (Compositae: Anthemideae), a new generic record for Angola. Bothalia 64 (1): a2029 1-6. 10.4102/abc.v46i1.2029 Available online:

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Goyder*, D.J. (2016). The correct name for Matelea chacoensis Goyder (Apocynaceae). Kew Bulletin 71 (23): DOI: 10.1007/s12225-016-9631-z. Available online:

Goyder*, D.J. (2016). Localities of plants collected by Thomas Baines on the Baines–Chapman expedition to Lake Ngami and Victoria Falls 1861-1863. Kew Bulletin 71 (46): 1-8. doi:10.1007/s12225-016-9656-3. Available online:

Greve, M., Lykke, A.M., Fagg, C.W., Gereau, R.E., Lewis*, G.P., Marchant, R., Marshall, A.R., Ndayishimiye, J., Bogaert, J. & Svenning, J.-C. (2016). Realising the potential of herbarium records for conservation biology. South African Journal of Botany 105: 317-323. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2016.03.017. Available online:

Gruca, M., Blach-Overgaard, A., Dransfield*, J. & Balslev, H. (2016). Medicinal palms (Arecaceae) in Madagascar — undocumented or underutilized? Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 182 (2): 517–525. DOI: 10.1111/boj.12422. Available online:

Guignard, M.S., Nichols, R.A., Knell, R.J., Macdonald, A., Romila, C.-A., Trimmer, M., Leitch*, I.J. & Leitch*, A.R. (2016). Genome size and ploidy influence angiosperm species' biomass under nitrogen and phosphorus limitation. New Phytologist: doi: 10.1111/nph.13881. Available online:

Guzzon*, F. & Müller*, J.V. (2016). Current availability of seed material of enset (Ensete ventricosum, Musaceae) and its Sub-Saharan wild relatives. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 63: 185-191. DOI: 10.1007/s10722-015-0355-y. Available online:

Hall, S.A., Newton*, R.J., Holmes, P.M., Gaertner, M. & Esler, K. (2016). Heat and smoke pre-treatment of seeds to improve restoration of an endangered Mediterranean climate vegetation type. Austral Ecology: DOI: 10.1111/aec.12449. Available online:

Han, E.-J., Popova, E., Cho, G.-T., Park, S.-U., Lee, S.-C., Pritchard*, H.W. & Kim, H.-H. (2016). Post-harvest embryo development in ginseng seeds increases desiccation sensitivity and narrows the hydration window for cryopreservation. CryoLetters 37 (4): 284–294. Available online:

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Hartley*, H., Belyaeva*, I., Lindon*, H. & Govaerts*, R. (2016). Proposals to add a voted Example to Article 60.9 in order to end the confusion over the maintenance or omission of hyphens in epithets formed from names containing a preposition or a definite article. Taxon 65 (3): 670-672. DOI: Available online:

Hawksworth*, D.L. (2016). (346–361) Miscellaneous proposals aimed at enhancing or clarifying aspects of the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants. Taxon 65 (4): 915–917. DOI: 10.12705/654.46. Available online:

Hawksworth*, D.L. (2016). Sense and sensitivity in naming. IMA Fungus 7: 1–2. Available online:

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Hawksworth*, D.L., Hibbett, D.S., Kirk, P.M. & Lücking, R. (2016). (308–310) Proposals to permit DNA sequence data to serve as types of names of fungi. Taxon 65 (4): 899–900. DOI: 10.12705/654.31. Available online:

Hawksworth*, D.L., Millanes, A.M. & Wedin, M. (2016). Fixing the application of the generic name Naematelia (Tremellales) by lectotypification. Taxon 65 (5): 1093–1096. DOI: 10.12705/655.10. Available online:

Hawksworth*, D.L., van Geel, B. & Wiltshire, P.E.J. (2016). The enigma of the Diporotheca palynomorph. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 235: 94–98. DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2016.09.010. Available online:

Hawksworth*, D.L., Wiltshire, P.E.J. & Webb, J.A. (2016). Rarely reported fungal spores and structures: an overlooked source of probative trace evidence in criminal investigations. Forensic Science International 264: 41–46. DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.02.047 Available online:

Heatubun*, C.D. (2016). Areca jokowi: a new species of betel nut palm (Arecaceae) from Western New Guinea. Phytotaxa 288 (2): 175–180. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.288.2.8. Available online:

Helmstetter*, A.J., Papadopulos*, A.S.T., Igea, J., Van Dooren, T.J.M., Leroi, A.M. & Savolainen, V. (2016). Viviparity stimulates diversification in an order of fish. Nature Communications 7: 11271. doi:10.1038/ncomms11271. Available online:

Hoehndorf, R., Alshahrani, M., Gkoutos, G.V., Gosline*, G., Groom, Q., Hamann, T., Kattge, J., de Oliveira, S., Schmidt, M., Sierra, S., Smets, E., Vos, R.A. & C., W. (2016). The flora phenotype ontology (FLOPO): tool for integrating morphological traits and phenotypes of vascular plants Journal of Biomedical Semantics 7 (65): DOI: 10.1186/s13326-016-0107-8. Available online:

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Jeffers, D. & Willis*, K.J. (2016). Landscape erosion, karstic activity and the development of a wetland in the southern Bekaa Valley, Lebanon during the last glacial period. Wetlands 36 (593): 1-13. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-016-0761-8. Available online:

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Juswara, L., Schuiteman*, A. & Droissart, V. (2016). Four new orchid species from the Lengguru fold belt, West Papua, Indonesia. Phytokeys 61: 47-59. doi: 10.3897/phytokeys.61.7590. Available online:

Keller, B., de Vos*, J.M., Schmidt-Lebuhn, A.N., Thomson, J.D. & Conti, E. (2016). Both morph- and species-dependent asymmetries affect reproductive barriers between heterostylous species. Ecology and Evolution: DOI 10.1002/ece3.2293. Available online:

Kempa, M., Edmondson*, J., Lack, H.W., Smatanová, J. & Marhold, K. (2016). František Nábělek’s Iter Turcico-Persicum 1909–1910 – database and digitized herbarium collection. Phytokeys 75: 69–79 DOI: 0.3897/phytokeys.75.9780. Available online:

Kibby, G., Ainsworth*, A.M. & Niskanen*, T. (2016). Cortinarius alboamarescens new to Britain. Field Mycology 17 (3): 100. DOI: 10.1016/j.fl dmyc.2016.07.009. Available online:

Kim, S.-C., Kim, J.S., Chase*, M.W., Fay*, M.F. & Kim, J.-H. (2016). Molecular phylogenetic relationships of Melanthiaceae (Liliales) based on plastid DNA sequences. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181 (4): 567-584. DOI: 10.1111/boj.12405. Available online:

Klitgaard*, B.B. & (2016). Platymiscium Vog., Platypodium Vog., Pterocarpus Jacq. In Tozzi, A.M.G.A. (ed.) Papilionoideae. Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo. São Paulo: Instituto de Botânica. Vol. 8: 167-397.

Knapp, S. & Vorontsova*, M.S. (2016). A revision of the “African Non-Spiny” Clade of Solanum L. (Solanum sections Afrosolanum Bitter, Benderianum Bitter, Lemurisolanum Bitter, Lyciosolanum Bitter, Macronesiotes Bitter, and Quadrangulare Bitter: Solanaceae). Phytokeys 66: 1-142. doi: 10.3897/phytokeys.66.8457. Available online:

Kochaiphat, P., Trias-Blasi*, A. & Pornpongrungrueng, P. (2016). Two new species of Tetrastigma (Miq.) Planch. (Vitaceae) from Thailand. European Journal of Taxonomy 201: 1-12. DOI: 10.5852/ejt.2016.201. Available online:

Kokubun*, T., Scott-Brown*, A., Kite*, G.C. & Simmonds*, M.S.J. (2016). Protoilludane, illudane, illudalane, and norilludane sesquiterpenoids from Granulobasidium vellereum. Journal of Natural Products 79 (6): 1968-1701. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.6b00325. Available online:

Kolberg, H. & van Slageren*, M.W. (2016). A synopsis of Aptosimum and Peliostomum (Scrophulariaceae) in Namibia, including the description of a new species, Aptosimum radiatum, and keys to all accepted species. Kew Bulletin 71 (2): 1-50. 10.1007/s12225-016-9628-7. Available online:

Kooij*, P.W., Pullens, J.W.M., Boomsma, J.J. & Schiøtt, M. (2016). Ant mediated redistribution of a xyloglucanase enzyme in fungus gardens of Acromyrmex echinatior. BMC Microbiology 16 (81): DOI: 10.1186/s12866-016-0697-4. Available online:

Krull, C.R., Stanley, M.C., Burns, B.R., Choquenot, D. & Etherington*, T.R. (2016). Reducing wildlife damage with cost-effective management programmes. PLos One 11 (1): e0146765. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146765. Available online:

Ksiązkiewicz, M., Ryche, l.S., Nelson*, M.N., Wyrwa, K., Naganowska, B. & Wolko, B. (2016). Expansion of the phosphatidylethanolamine binding protein family in legumes: a case study of Lupinus angustifolius L. FLOWERING LOCUS T homologs, LanFTc1 and LanFTc2. BMC Genomics 17: 820. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-016-3150-z. Available online:

Kuzovkina, Y., Epantchintseva, O. & Belyaeva*, I.V. (2016). The application of scientific names to plants in cultivation: Salix ×cottetii Lagger ex A.Kern. (Salicaceae) Skvortsovia 2 (3): 32-43. Available online:

Kuzovkina, Y.A., Dodge, M. & Belyaeva*, I.V. (2016). Clarifying affiliations of Salix gracilistyla Miq. cultivars and hybrids HortScience 51 (4): 334-341. Available online:

Landrein, S. & Prenner*, G. (2016). Structure, ultrastructure and evolution of floral nectaries in the twinflower tribe Linnaeeae and related taxa (Caprifoliaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181: 37-69. Available online:

Larridon*, I., Govaerts*, R., Bauters, K. & Goetghebeur, P. (2016). Cyperus albescens, a new combination in Cyperus (Cyperaceae) for the common (sub)tropical African and Asian species Lipocarpha chinensis. Kew Bulletin 71 (30): doi: 10.1007/S12225-016-9642-9. Available online:

Le Tourneau, F.-M., Milliken*, W. & Odonne, G. (2016). Le raid des 7 bornes: leçons d’une traversée est/ouest du sud de la Guyane. Les Cahiers Scientifiques du Parc Amazonien de Guyane 3: 305-318. Available online:

Leeratiwong, C., Chantaranothai, P. & Paton*, A. (2016). Taxonomic notes on the genus Premna L.(Lamiaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 44: 122–124. DOI: 10.20531/tfb.2016.44.2.06. Available online:

Lehtonen, S., Christenhusz*, M.J.M. & Falck, D. (2016). Sensitive phylogenetics of Clematis and its position in Ranunculaceae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society: DOI: 10.1111/boj.12477. . Available online:

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Lewis*, G.P. (2016). New insights into the systematics and biology of Brazilian Leguminosae (Fabaceae) International Journal of Plant Sciences 177 (1): 1-2. DOI: 10.1086/684170. Available online:

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Li, B., Cantino, P.D., Olmstead, R.G., Bramley*, G.L.C., Xiang, C.-L., Ma, Z.-H., Tan, Y.-H. & Zhang, D.-X. (2016). A large-scale chloroplast phylogeny of the Lamiaceae sheds new light on its subfamilial classification. Scientific Reports 6: 34343 DOI: 10.1038/srep34343. Available online:

Li, G.J., et al. (including Niskanen*, T) (2016). Fungal diversity notes 253–366: taxonomic and phylogenetic contributions to fungal taxa. Fungal Diversity 78 (1): 1-237. DOI 10.1007/s13225-016-0366-9. Available online:

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