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An approach to determining anthocyanin synthesis enzyme gene expression in an evolutionary context: an example from Erica plukenetii.

Le Maitre NC, Pirie MD, Bellstedt DU.

Ann Bot. 2019 Apr 22. pii: mcz046. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcz046. [Epub ahead of print]


A taxonomic revision of the Neotropical genus Cremastosperma (Annonaceae), including five new species.

Pirie MD, Chatrou LW, Maas PJM.

PhytoKeys. 2018 Nov 26;(112):1-141. doi: 10.3897/phytokeys.112.24897. eCollection 2018.


Parallel diversifications of Cremastosperma and Mosannona (Annonaceae), tropical rainforest trees tracking Neogene upheaval of South America.

Pirie MD, Maas PJM, Wilschut RA, Melchers-Sharrott H, Chatrou LW.

R Soc Open Sci. 2018 Jan 31;5(1):171561. doi: 10.1098/rsos.171561. eCollection 2018 Jan.


Targeted NGS for species level phylogenomics: "made to measure" or "one size fits all"?

Kadlec M, Bellstedt DU, Le Maitre NC, Pirie MD.

PeerJ. 2017 Jul 25;5:e3569. doi: 10.7717/peerj.3569. eCollection 2017.


The biodiversity hotspot as evolutionary hot-bed: spectacular radiation of Erica in the Cape Floristic Region.

Pirie MD, Oliver EG, Mugrabi de Kuppler A, Gehrke B, Le Maitre NC, Kandziora M, Bellstedt DU.

BMC Evol Biol. 2016 Sep 17;16:190. doi: 10.1186/s12862-016-0764-3.


Evolution of leaf anatomy in arid environments - A case study in southern African Tetraena and Roepera (Zygophyllaceae).

Lauterbach M, van der Merwe PW, Keßler L, Pirie MD, Bellstedt DU, Kadereit G.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2016 Apr;97:129-144. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.01.002. Epub 2016 Jan 11.


The evolution of dwarf shrubs in alpine environments: a case study of Alchemilla in Africa.

Gehrke B, Kandziora M, Pirie MD.

Ann Bot. 2016 Jan;117(1):121-31. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcv159. Epub 2015 Oct 31.


Back to Gondwanaland: can ancient vicariance explain (some) Indian Ocean disjunct plant distributions?

Pirie MD, Litsios G, Bellstedt DU, Salamin N, Kissling J.

Biol Lett. 2015 Jun;11(6):20150086. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.0086.


Phylogenomic analysis reveals deep divergence and recombination in an economically important grapevine virus.

Maree HJ, Pirie MD, Oosthuizen K, Bester R, Rees DJ, Burger JT.

PLoS One. 2015 May 18;10(5):e0126819. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126819. eCollection 2015.


Testing reticulate versus coalescent origins of Erica lusitanica using a species phylogeny of the northern heathers (Ericeae, Ericaceae).

Mugrabi de Kuppler AL, Fagúndez J, Bellstedt DU, Oliver EG, Léon J, Pirie MD.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2015 Jul;88:121-31. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2015.04.005. Epub 2015 Apr 16.


When do different C4 leaf anatomies indicate independent C4 origins? Parallel evolution of C4 leaf types in Camphorosmeae (Chenopodiaceae).

Kadereit G, Lauterbach M, Pirie MD, Arafeh R, Freitag H.

J Exp Bot. 2014 Jul;65(13):3499-511. doi: 10.1093/jxb/eru169. Epub 2014 May 8.


Do pollinator distributions underlie the evolution of pollination ecotypes in the Cape shrub Erica plukenetii?

Van der Niet T, Pirie MD, Shuttleworth A, Johnson SD, Midgley JJ.

Ann Bot. 2014 Jan;113(2):301-15. doi: 10.1093/aob/mct193. Epub 2013 Sep 26.


An approach to identify putative hybrids in the 'coalescent stochasticity zone', as exemplified in the African plant genus Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae).

de Villiers MJ, Pirie MD, Hughes M, Möller M, Edwards TJ, Bellstedt DU.

New Phytol. 2013 Apr;198(1):284-300. doi: 10.1111/nph.12133. Epub 2013 Feb 4.


The recent recombinant evolution of a major crop pathogen, potato virus Y.

Visser JC, Bellstedt DU, Pirie MD.

PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e50631. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050631. Epub 2012 Nov 30.


A broader model for C₄ photosynthesis evolution in plants inferred from the goosefoot family (Chenopodiaceae s.s.).

Kadereit G, Ackerly D, Pirie MD.

Proc Biol Sci. 2012 Aug 22;279(1741):3304-11. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.0440. Epub 2012 May 23.


A densely sampled ITS phylogeny of the Cape flagship genus Erica L. suggests numerous shifts in floral macro-morphology.

Pirie MD, Oliver EG, Bellstedt DU.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2011 Nov;61(2):593-601. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2011.06.007. Epub 2011 Jun 22.


A rapid and inexpensive method for the direct PCR amplification of DNA from plants.

Bellstedt DU, Pirie MD, Visser JC, de Villiers MJ, Gehrke B.

Am J Bot. 2010 Jul;97(7):e65-8. doi: 10.3732/ajb.1000181.


Ecology and evolution of the diaspore "burial syndrome".

Humphreys AM, Antonelli A, Pirie MD, Linder HP.

Evolution. 2011 Apr;65(4):1163-80. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01184.x. Epub 2010 Dec 1.


Reticulation, data combination, and inferring evolutionary history: an example from Danthonioideae (Poaceae).

Pirie MD, Humphreys AM, Barker NP, Linder HP.

Syst Biol. 2009 Dec;58(6):612-28. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syp068. Epub 2009 Oct 21.


A plastid tree can bring order to the chaotic generic taxonomy of Rytidosperma Steud. s.l. (Poaceae).

Humphreys AM, Pirie MD, Linder HP.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010 Jun;55(3):911-28. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2009.12.010. Epub 2009 Dec 21.


A novel supermatrix approach improves resolution of phylogenetic relationships in a comprehensive sample of danthonioid grasses.

Pirie MD, Humphreys AM, Galley C, Barker NP, Verboom GA, Orlovich D, Draffin SJ, Lloyd K, Baeza CM, Negritto M, Ruiz E, Sanchez JH, Reimer E, Linder HP.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008 Sep;48(3):1106-19. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2008.05.030. Epub 2008 Jul 2.


Ancient paralogy in the cpDNA trnL-F region in Annonaceae: implications for plant molecular systematics.

Pirie MD, Vargas MP, Botermans M, Bakker FT, Chatrou LW.

Am J Bot. 2007 Jun;94(6):1003-16. doi: 10.3732/ajb.94.6.1003.


Historical biogeography of two cosmopolitan families of flowering plants: Annonaceae and Rhamnaceae.

Richardson JE, Chatrou LW, Mols JB, Erkens RH, Pirie MD.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2004 Oct 29;359(1450):1495-508.


Identifying clades in Asian Annonaceae: monophyletic genera in the polyphyletic Miliuseae.

Mols JB, Gravendeel B, Chatrou LW, Pirie MD, Bygrave PC, Chase MW, Keßler PJ.

Am J Bot. 2004 Apr;91(4):590-600. doi: 10.3732/ajb.91.4.590.

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