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Selected publications:

Kandziora, M., Gehrke, B., Popp, M., Gizaw, A., Brochmann, C., & Pirie, M.D. 2022. The enigmatic tropical alpine flora on the African sky islands is young, disturbed, and unsaturated. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 119: e2112737119. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2112737119

Pirie, M.D., Blackhall-Miles, R., Bourke, G., Crowley, D., Ebrahim, I., Forest, F., Knaack, M., Koopman, R., Lansdowne, A., Nürk, N.M., Osborne, J., Pearce, T.R., Rohrauer, D., Smit, M., & Wilman, V. 2022. Preventing species extinctions: A global conservation consortium for Erica. PLANTS, PEOPLE, PLANET 4 (4): 335–344. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppp3.10266

Pirie, M. D., Kandziora, M., Nürk, N. M., Le Maitre, N. C., Mugrabi de Kuppler, A., Gehrke, B., Oliver, E. G. H., & Bellstedt, D. U. 2019. Leaps and bounds: geographical and ecological distance constrained the colonisation of the Afrotemperate by Erica. BMC Evol. Biol., 19: 222. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-019-1545-6

Pirie, M. D., Maas, P. J. M., Wilschut, R., Melchers-Sharrott, H., & Chatrou, L. 2018. Parallel diversifications of Cremastosperma and Mosannona (Annonaceae), tropical rainforest trees tracking Neogene upheaval of the South American continent. R Soc Open Sci., 5(1): 171561. https://dx.doi.org/10.1098%2Frsos.171561

Kadlec, M., Bellstedt, D. U., Le Maitre, N. C., & Pirie, M. D. 2017. Targeted NGS for species level phylogenomics: ‘made to measure’ or ‘one size fits all’? PeerJ 5:e3569 http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.3569

Pirie, M.D., Oliver, E.G.H., Mugrabi de Kuppler, A., Gehrke, B., Le Maitre, N.C., Kandziora, M., & Bellstedt, D.U. (2016). The biodiversity hotspot as evolutionary hot-bed: spectacular radiation of Erica in the Cape Floristic Region. BMC Evol. Biol. 16, 1-11 http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-016-0764-3

Kadereit, G., Ackerly, D., & Pirie, M.D. (2012). A broader model for C4 photosynthesis evolution in plants inferred from the goosefoot family (Chenopodiaceae s.s.). Proc. R. Soc. B. 279, 3304-3311 http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2012.0440

Pirie, M.D., & Doyle, J.A. (2012). Dating clades with fossils and molecules: the case of Annonaceae. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 69, 84-116 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2012.01234.x

Pirie, M.D., Humphreys, A.M., Barker, N.P. & Linder, H.P. (2009) Reticulation, data combination and inferring evolutionary history: an example from Danthonioideae. Syst. Biol., 58, 612-628 http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syp068
 

Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2022). Where have all the heathers gone? . Sibbaldia. 18 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2022). The enigmatic tropical alpine flora on the African sky islands is young, disturbed, and unsaturated. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Preventing species extinctions: A global conservation consortium for Erica. Plants, People, Planet. 1-10.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Chromosome-level reference genome of the soursop (Annona muricata): A new resource for Magnoliid research and tropical pomology. Molecular Ecology Resources. 1608-1619.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Diversification in evolutionary arenas—Assessment and synthesis. Ecology and Evolution. 6163-6182.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Leaps and bounds: geographical and ecological distance constrained the colonisation of the Afrotemperate by Erica. BMC Evolutionary Biology.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Floral Color, Anthocyanin Synthesis Gene Expression and Control in Cape Erica Species. Frontiers in Plant Science.
  • Show author(s) (2019). An approach to determining anthocyanin synthesis enzyme gene expression in an evolutionary context: an example from Erica plukenetii. Annals of Botany. 121-130.
Report
  • Show author(s) (2020). Remarkable insights into processes shaping African tropical tree diversity. 100094. 100094. .
Lecture
  • Show author(s) (2020). Sjokolade!
Popular scientific lecture
  • Show author(s) (2020). Immigrants prevail: lessons from dating the Afroalpine flora.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2022). Young, disturbed, and usaturated: the enigmatic tropical alpine flora on the African sky islands.
  • Show author(s) (2022). History and evolution of the afroalpine flora: in the footsteps of Olov Hedberg.
  • Show author(s) (2021). A Global Conservation Consortium for Erica.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Benefits and challenges of an iNaturalist-based workflow for field collection.
  • Show author(s) (2019). “May you live in interesting times” On interesting problems in species level phylogenomics, and the rapid species radiation in Cape Erica (Ericaceae).
  • Show author(s) (2019). Erica phylogeny: Present and future .
Other presentation
  • Show author(s) (2021). Arboretum tour: 'How together we can conserve biological diversity'.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Arboretum tour.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Arboretum tour.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Epledag i Botanisk hage.
Popular scientific article
  • Show author(s) (2020). Small differences, big secrets. Veld & Flora. 26-31.
Poster
  • Show author(s) (2021). A Global Conservation Consortium for Erica.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) (2021). History and evolution of the afroalpine flora: in the footsteps of Olov Hedberg. Alpine Botany.
Brochure
  • Show author(s) (2021). Brosjyre: Velkommen til Arboretet og Bergen Botaniske hage.

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