Mark E Olson

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Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. ncbi Universal foliage-stem scaling across environments and species in dicot trees: plasticity, biomechanics and Corner's Rules
    Mark E Olson
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tercer Circuito s n de CU, Mexico DF 04510, Mexico
    Ecol Lett 12:210-9. 2009
  2. doi Insights into the historical construction of species-rich Mesoamerican seasonally dry tropical forests: the diversification of Bursera (Burseraceae, Sapindales)
    J Arturo De-Nova
    Departamento de Botanica, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City 04510, Mexico
    New Phytol 193:276-87. 2012
  3. ncbi Ontogenetic modulation of branch size, shape, and biomechanics produces diversity across habitats in the Bursera simaruba clade of tropical trees
    Julieta A Rosell
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tercer Circuito s n de Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico DF 04510, Mexico
    Evol Dev 14:437-49. 2012
  4. pmc To converge or not to converge in environmental space: testing for similar environments between analogous succulent plants of North America and Africa
    Leonardo O Alvarado-Cárdenas
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Coyoacan, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Ann Bot 111:1125-38. 2013
  5. doi Vessel diameter-stem diameter scaling across woody angiosperms and the ecological causes of xylem vessel diameter variation
    Mark E Olson
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tercer Circuito s n de Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico DF, Mexico
    New Phytol 197:1204-13. 2013
  6. doi Poinsettia's wild ancestor in the Mexican dry tropics: Historical, genetic, and environmental evidence
    Laura Trejo
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Am J Bot 99:1146-57. 2012
  7. ncbi Universal hydraulics of the flowering plants: vessel diameter scales with stem length across angiosperm lineages, habits and climates
    Mark E Olson
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tercer Circuito s n de CU, Mexico, DF, 04510, Mexico
    Ecol Lett 17:988-97. 2014
  8. doi Diversification in species complexes: tests of species origin and delimitation in the Bursera simaruba clade of tropical trees (Burseraceae)
    Julieta A Rosell
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tercer Circuito sn de Cd Universitaria, Mexico D F, C P 04510, Mexico
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:798-811. 2010
  9. ncbi Testing implicit assumptions regarding the age vs. size dependence of stem biomechanics using Pittocaulon (Senecio) praecox (Asteraceae)
    Julieta A Rosell
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Departamento de Botanica, Tercer Circuito s n, Ciudad Universitaria, Copilco, Coyoacán A P 70 367, Mexico, Distrito Federal, C P 04510, Mexico
    Am J Bot 94:161-72. 2007
  10. doi Thinking in continua: beyond the "adaptive radiation" metaphor
    Mark E Olson
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tercer Circuito s n de CU, Mexico DF 04510, Mexico
    Bioessays 31:1337-46. 2009

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Publications11

  1. ncbi Universal foliage-stem scaling across environments and species in dicot trees: plasticity, biomechanics and Corner's Rules
    Mark E Olson
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tercer Circuito s n de CU, Mexico DF 04510, Mexico
    Ecol Lett 12:210-9. 2009
    ..The constancy of scaling despite environmental challenges identifies this trait constellation as a crucial axis of plant diversification...
  2. doi Insights into the historical construction of species-rich Mesoamerican seasonally dry tropical forests: the diversification of Bursera (Burseraceae, Sapindales)
    J Arturo De-Nova
    Departamento de Botanica, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City 04510, Mexico
    New Phytol 193:276-87. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi Ontogenetic modulation of branch size, shape, and biomechanics produces diversity across habitats in the Bursera simaruba clade of tropical trees
    Julieta A Rosell
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tercer Circuito s n de Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico DF 04510, Mexico
    Evol Dev 14:437-49. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc To converge or not to converge in environmental space: testing for similar environments between analogous succulent plants of North America and Africa
    Leonardo O Alvarado-Cárdenas
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Coyoacan, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Ann Bot 111:1125-38. 2013
    ..Though often held up as paragons of convergent morphological evolution, the environmental similarity of these plants has remained largely unexamined from a quantitative perspective...
  5. doi Vessel diameter-stem diameter scaling across woody angiosperms and the ecological causes of xylem vessel diameter variation
    Mark E Olson
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tercer Circuito s n de Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico DF, Mexico
    New Phytol 197:1204-13. 2013
    ....
  6. doi Poinsettia's wild ancestor in the Mexican dry tropics: Historical, genetic, and environmental evidence
    Laura Trejo
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Am J Bot 99:1146-57. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi Universal hydraulics of the flowering plants: vessel diameter scales with stem length across angiosperm lineages, habits and climates
    Mark E Olson
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tercer Circuito s n de CU, Mexico, DF, 04510, Mexico
    Ecol Lett 17:988-97. 2014
    ..These patterns lead to testable predictions regarding evolutionary strategies allowing plants to minimise carbon costs per unit leaf area even as height increases. ..
  8. doi Diversification in species complexes: tests of species origin and delimitation in the Bursera simaruba clade of tropical trees (Burseraceae)
    Julieta A Rosell
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tercer Circuito sn de Cd Universitaria, Mexico D F, C P 04510, Mexico
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:798-811. 2010
    ..simaruba and is conspecific. Despite its marked morphological variability, we recovered B. simaruba as a single valid species, which implies that it maintains genetic cohesion among distant populations throughout its vast range...
  9. ncbi Testing implicit assumptions regarding the age vs. size dependence of stem biomechanics using Pittocaulon (Senecio) praecox (Asteraceae)
    Julieta A Rosell
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Departamento de Botanica, Tercer Circuito s n, Ciudad Universitaria, Copilco, Coyoacán A P 70 367, Mexico, Distrito Federal, C P 04510, Mexico
    Am J Bot 94:161-72. 2007
    ..g., size and wood anatomy) and suggest that this uniformity is an example of developmental homeostasis. Finally, we discuss reasons for preferring size over absolute age as a basis for comparing ontogenies between individuals...
  10. doi Thinking in continua: beyond the "adaptive radiation" metaphor
    Mark E Olson
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Tercer Circuito s n de CU, Mexico DF 04510, Mexico
    Bioessays 31:1337-46. 2009
    ..Our account of the life cycle of metaphors in science suggests that it is time to exchange the spent metaphor for new concepts that better represent the full range of diversity, disparity, and speciation rate across all of life...
  11. ncbi Using heterochrony to detect modularity in the evolution of stem diversity in the plant family moringaceae
    Mark E Olson
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 3er Circuito s n CU, Mexico DF 04510, Mexico
    Evolution 60:724-34. 2006
    ..Finally, we show reasons to implicate paedomorphosis in the diversification in life form of Moringa across the Old World dry tropics...