Felix Forest

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Botanic Gardens
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Consistent phenological shifts in the making of a biodiversity hotspot: the Cape flora
    Ben H Warren
    School of Biological Sciences, Lyle Tower, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6BX, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 11:39. 2011
  2. pmc Origin and global diversification patterns of tropical rain forests: inferences from a complete genus-level phylogeny of palms
    Thomas L P Couvreur
    The New York Botanical Garden, 200th Street and Kazimiroff Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458 5126, USA
    BMC Biol 9:44. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Diversification of a large genus in a continental biodiversity hotspot: temporal and spatial origin of Muraltia (Polygalaceae) in the Cape of South Africa
    Felix Forest
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:60-74. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Preserving the evolutionary potential of floras in biodiversity hotspots
    Felix Forest
    South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch Research Centre, Private Bag X7, Claremont 7735, South Africa
    Nature 445:757-60. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of biotic and abiotic factors in evolution of ant dispersal in the milkwort family (polygalaceae)
    Felix Forest
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, United Kingdom
    Evolution 61:1675-94. 2007
  6. pmc Calibrating the Tree of Life: fossils, molecules and evolutionary timescales
    Felix Forest
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 104:789-94. 2009
  7. pmc Spatio-temporal history of the disjunct family Tecophilaeaceae: a tale involving the colonization of three Mediterranean-type ecosystems
    Sven Buerki
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 111:361-73. 2013
  8. pmc Hybrid speciation in angiosperms: parental divergence drives ploidy
    Ovidiu Paun
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    New Phytol 182:507-18. 2009
  9. pmc Contrasting biogeographic and diversification patterns in two Mediterranean-type ecosystems
    Sven Buerki
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e39377. 2012
  10. pmc The abrupt climate change at the Eocene-Oligocene boundary and the emergence of South-East Asia triggered the spread of sapindaceous lineages
    Sven Buerki
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 112:151-60. 2013

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Publications11

  1. pmc Consistent phenological shifts in the making of a biodiversity hotspot: the Cape flora
    Ben H Warren
    School of Biological Sciences, Lyle Tower, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6BX, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 11:39. 2011
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  2. pmc Origin and global diversification patterns of tropical rain forests: inferences from a complete genus-level phylogeny of palms
    Thomas L P Couvreur
    The New York Botanical Garden, 200th Street and Kazimiroff Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458 5126, USA
    BMC Biol 9:44. 2011
    ..Palms (Arecaceae/Palmae) are one of the most characteristic and ecologically important components of TRF worldwide, and represent a model group for the investigation of TRF evolution...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diversification of a large genus in a continental biodiversity hotspot: temporal and spatial origin of Muraltia (Polygalaceae) in the Cape of South Africa
    Felix Forest
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:60-74. 2007
    ..Results of dispersal-vicariance analyses indicate that major clades in Muraltia diversified from the southwestern and northwestern Cape, where most of the species are found today...
  4. ncbi request reprint Preserving the evolutionary potential of floras in biodiversity hotspots
    Felix Forest
    South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch Research Centre, Private Bag X7, Claremont 7735, South Africa
    Nature 445:757-60. 2007
    ..We should be able to use PD to identify those key regions that maximize future options, both for the continuing evolution of life on Earth and for the benefit of society...
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of biotic and abiotic factors in evolution of ant dispersal in the milkwort family (polygalaceae)
    Felix Forest
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, United Kingdom
    Evolution 61:1675-94. 2007
    ..Thus, our observation that elaiosomes predate increased ecological abundance of ants inferred from amber deposits could be indicative of an initial abiotic environmental function...
  6. pmc Calibrating the Tree of Life: fossils, molecules and evolutionary timescales
    Felix Forest
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 104:789-94. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the fossil record remains the most reliable source of information for the calibration of phylogenetic trees, although associated assumptions and potential bias must be taken into account...
  7. pmc Spatio-temporal history of the disjunct family Tecophilaeaceae: a tale involving the colonization of three Mediterranean-type ecosystems
    Sven Buerki
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 111:361-73. 2013
    ..Moreover, although the family mainly occurs in arid ecosystems, it has colonized three Mediterranean-type ecosystems. In this study, the spatio-temporal history of the family is examined using DNA sequence data from six plastid regions...
  8. pmc Hybrid speciation in angiosperms: parental divergence drives ploidy
    Ovidiu Paun
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    New Phytol 182:507-18. 2009
    ..We argue that this asymmetric relationship may be reinforced immediately after hybrid formation, during stabilization and establishment. Underlying mechanisms potentially producing this pattern are discussed...
  9. pmc Contrasting biogeographic and diversification patterns in two Mediterranean-type ecosystems
    Sven Buerki
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e39377. 2012
    ..The understanding of the evolutionary history of these two important repositories of biodiversity would benefit from the application of the framework developed here to other groups of plants present in the two regions...
  10. pmc The abrupt climate change at the Eocene-Oligocene boundary and the emergence of South-East Asia triggered the spread of sapindaceous lineages
    Sven Buerki
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 112:151-60. 2013
    ..30 million years ago) and climatic (the dramatic E-O climate change that shifted the tropical belt and reduced sea levels) factors in shaping species distribution within the sapindaceous clade. ..
  11. doi request reprint Complete generic-level phylogenetic analyses of palms (Arecaceae) with comparisons of supertree and supermatrix approaches
    William J Baker
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK
    Syst Biol 58:240-56. 2009
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