Vincent Savolainen

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. ncbi request reprint Sympatric speciation in palms on an oceanic island
    Vincent Savolainen
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Nature 441:210-3. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint A decade of progress in plant molecular phylogenetics
    Vincent Savolainen
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9 3DS, UK
    Trends Genet 19:717-24. 2003
  4. pmc Towards writing the encyclopedia of life: an introduction to DNA barcoding
    Vincent Savolainen
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:1805-11. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Using fossils and molecular data to reveal the origins of the Cape proteas (subfamily Proteoideae)
    Hervé Sauquet
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9 3DS, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 51:31-43. 2009
  6. pmc Land plants and DNA barcodes: short-term and long-term goals
    Mark W Chase
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:1889-95. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The mahogany family "out-of-Africa": divergence time estimation, global biogeographic patterns inferred from plastid rbcL DNA sequences, extant, and fossil distribution of diversity
    Alexandra N Muellner
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 40:236-50. 2006
  8. pmc Phylogenetic relationships among arecoid palms (Arecaceae: Arecoideae)
    William J Baker
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 108:1417-32. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Molecular systematics, GISH and the origin of hybrid taxa in Nicotiana (Solanaceae)
    Mark W Chase
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 92:107-27. 2003
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications36

  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. ncbi request reprint Sympatric speciation in palms on an oceanic island
    Vincent Savolainen
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Nature 441:210-3. 2006
    ..This case study of sympatric speciation in plants provides an opportunity for refining theoretical models on the origin of species, and new impetus for exploring putative plant and animal examples on oceanic islands...
  3. ncbi request reprint A decade of progress in plant molecular phylogenetics
    Vincent Savolainen
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9 3DS, UK
    Trends Genet 19:717-24. 2003
    ..With an increased interest in DNA sequencing programmes in non-model organisms, the next decade will hopefully see these phylogenetic findings integrated into new genetic syntheses, from genomes to taxa...
  4. pmc Towards writing the encyclopedia of life: an introduction to DNA barcoding
    Vincent Savolainen
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:1805-11. 2005
    ..g. cox1 = CO1, in animals), (iii) promoting development of handheld DNA sequencing technology that can be applied in the field for biodiversity inventories and (iv) providing insight into the diversity of life...
  5. doi request reprint Using fossils and molecular data to reveal the origins of the Cape proteas (subfamily Proteoideae)
    Hervé Sauquet
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9 3DS, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 51:31-43. 2009
    ..These results join a growing number of case studies that challenge the commonly accepted view that most of the Cape flora radiated synchronously in the Late Miocene and Early Pliocene when a Mediterranean climate settled in the region...
  6. pmc Land plants and DNA barcodes: short-term and long-term goals
    Mark W Chase
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:1889-95. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The mahogany family "out-of-Africa": divergence time estimation, global biogeographic patterns inferred from plastid rbcL DNA sequences, extant, and fossil distribution of diversity
    Alexandra N Muellner
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 40:236-50. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc Phylogenetic relationships among arecoid palms (Arecaceae: Arecoideae)
    William J Baker
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UK
    Ann Bot 108:1417-32. 2011
    ..Here the most densely sampled phylogenetic analysis of Arecoideae available to date is presented. The results are used to test the current classification of the subfamily and to identify priority areas for future research...
  9. ncbi request reprint Molecular systematics, GISH and the origin of hybrid taxa in Nicotiana (Solanaceae)
    Mark W Chase
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Ann Bot 92:107-27. 2003
    ....
  10. 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
    ....
  11. pmc An extreme case of plant-insect codiversification: figs and fig-pollinating wasps
    Astrid Cruaud
    INRA, UMR1062 CBGP, F 34988 Montferrier Sur Lez, France Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, TW9 3DS, UK
    Syst Biol 61:1029-47. 2012
    ..Biogeography; coevolution; cospeciation; host switching; long-branch attraction; phylogeny.]...
  12. ncbi request reprint Biogeographical and phylogenetic origins of African fig species (Ficus section Galoglychia)
    Nina Rønsted
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:190-201. 2007
    ..The other main clade includes members of subsections Caulocarpae, Cyathistipulae, Crassicostae and Galoglychia, which are concentrated in West and Central Africa...
  13. pmc 60 million years of co-divergence in the fig-wasp symbiosis
    Nina Rønsted
    Jodrell Laboratory Molecular Systematics Section Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2593-9. 2005
    ..Molecular dating of ten pairs of interacting lineages provides an unparalleled example of plant-insect co-divergence over a geological time frame spanning at least 60 million years...
  14. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny and evolution of basils and allies (Ocimeae, Labiatae) based on three plastid DNA regions
    Alan J Paton
    The Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9 3AB, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:277-99. 2004
    ..There are several secondary occurrences in Asia arising from the African Ociminae and Plectranthinae clades. Colonisation of Madagascar occurred at least five times, and New World colonisation occurred at least three times...
  15. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny reconstruction and functional constraints in organellar genomes: plastid atpB and rbcL sequences versus animal mitochondrion
    Vincent Savolainen
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, TW9 3DS, UK
    Syst Biol 51:638-47. 2002
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Contrasted patterns of hyperdiversification in Mediterranean hotspots
    Hervé Sauquet
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9 3DS, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:221-5. 2009
    ..Our results highlight key differences between Mediterranean hotspots and indicate that Southwest Australian biota are the most phylogenetically diverse but include numerous lineages with low diversification rates...
  18. ncbi request reprint Is cladogenesis heritable?
    Vincent Savolainen
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew TW9 3DS, UK
    Syst Biol 51:835-43. 2002
    ..Heritability of cladogenesis may be a general phenomenon, detectable across a large number of lineages and a broad range of taxa...
  19. ncbi request reprint Radiation in the Cape flora and the phylogeny of peacock irises Moraea (Iridaceae) based on four plastid DNA regions
    Peter Goldblatt
    Missouri Botanical Garden, PO Box 299, St Louis, Missouri 63166, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 25:341-60. 2002
    ..The early radiation of Moraea took place against a background of aridification and the spread of open habitats, such as desert, shrubland, and fynbos...
  20. pmc DNA barcoding the floras of biodiversity hotspots
    Renaud Lahaye
    Department of Botany and Plant Biotechnology, APK Campus, University of Johannesburg, P O Box 524, Auckland Park 2006, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:2923-8. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Oligocene CO2 decline promoted C4 photosynthesis in grasses
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 18:37-43. 2008
    ..This finding is relevant for understanding the origin of C4 photosynthesis in grasses, which is one of the most successful ecological and evolutionary innovations in plant history...
  22. ncbi request reprint The geographical pattern of speciation and floral diversification in the neotropics: the tribe sinningieae (gesneriaceae) as a case study
    Mathieu Perret
    Conservatoire and Jardin botaniques, CH 1292 Geneva, Switzerland
    Evolution 61:1641-60. 2007
    ..Additional studies at a lower geographical scale are needed to identify truely coexisting species and the components of their reproductive isolation...
  23. ncbi request reprint A rapid diversification of rainforest trees (Guatteria; Annonaceae) following dispersal from Central into South America
    Roy H J Erkens
    Institute of Environmental Biology, Section Plant Ecology and Biodiversity, Nationaal Herbarium Nederland, Utrecht University Branch, CA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 44:399-411. 2007
    ..Furthermore, it is shown that phylogenetic patterns are comparable to those found in Ocotea and Inga and that a closer comparison of these genera is desirable...
  24. ncbi request reprint Genome-scale data, angiosperm relationships, and "ending incongruence": a cautionary tale in phylogenetics
    Douglas E Soltis
    Department of Botany and the Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Trends Plant Sci 9:477-83. 2004
    ..We provide a conspicuous example that includes Amborella, the putative sister of all other extant angiosperms, highlighting the limits of phylogenetics when whole genomes are used but taxon sampling is poor...
  25. ncbi request reprint Building supertrees: an empirical assessment using the grass family (Poaceae)
    Nicolas Salamin
    Department of Botany, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Syst Biol 51:136-50. 2002
    ....
  26. pmc Environmental energy and evolutionary rates in flowering plants
    T Jonathan Davies
    Department of Biological Scienes and NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, London Ascot SL7 7PUY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2195-200. 2004
    ..Energy has strong, but independent effects on both species richness and molecular evolutionary rates...
  27. pmc Environmental causes for plant biodiversity gradients
    T Jonathan Davies
    Department of Biological Sciences and NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:1645-56. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Environment, area, and diversification in the species-rich flowering plant family Iridaceae
    T Jonathan Davies
    Division of Biology and Natural Environmental Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 166:418-25. 2005
    ..One possible explanation is that the interaction between biological traits and environment resulted in the unusually high diversification rates in the region...
  29. pmc Darwin's abominable mystery: Insights from a supertree of the angiosperms
    T Jonathan Davies
    Department of Biological Sciences and Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:1904-9. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Europe's fight for the tree of life
    Vincent Savolainen
    Science 302:1894. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Neutral theory, phylogenies, and the relationship between phenotypic change and evolutionary rates
    T Jonathan Davies
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22904, USA
    Evolution 60:476-83. 2006
    ..These results may be explained by the idea that processes that affect general evolutionary rates, such as body size, may also be expected to influence rates of morphological change...
  32. doi request reprint Large multi-gene phylogenetic trees of the grasses (Poaceae): progress towards complete tribal and generic level sampling
    Yanis Bouchenak-Khelladi
    Department of Botany, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, D2, Ireland
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:488-505. 2008
    ..We produced a fully resolved phylogenetic summary tree for the grass family at subfamily level and indicated the most likely relationships of all included tribes in our analysis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Assessing internal support with large phylogenetic DNA matrices
    Nicolas Salamin
    Department of Botany, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 27:528-39. 2003
  34. ncbi request reprint A plea for DNA banking
    Vincent Savolainen
    Science 304:1445. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint C4 Photosynthesis evolved in grasses via parallel adaptive genetic changes
    Pascal Antoine Christin
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Biophore, University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 17:1241-7. 2007
    ..The C4-specific amino acids detected must be essential for C4 PEPC enzymatic characteristics, and their identification opens new avenues for the engineering of the C4 pathway in crops...
  36. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary biology: genetics and bisexuality
    Vincent Savolainen
    Nature 445:158-9. 2007