W Scott Armbruster

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Affiliation: University of Portsmouth
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Integrated phenotypes: understanding trait covariation in plants and animals
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO12DY, UK Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 369:20130245. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Floral paedomorphy leads to secondary specialization in pollination of Madagascar Dalechampia (Euphorbiaceae)
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, United Kingdom
    Evolution 67:1196-203. 2013
  3. pmc Macroevolutionary patterns of defense and pollination in Dalechampia vines: adaptation, exaptation, and evolutionary novelty
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:18085-90. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Macroevolutionary patterns of pollination accuracy: a comparison of three genera
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK
    New Phytol 183:600-17. 2009
  5. pmc The adaptive accuracy of flowers: measurement and microevolutionary patterns
    W Scott Armbruster
    University of Portsmouth, UK
    Ann Bot 103:1529-45. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Are pollination "syndromes" predictive? Asian dalechampia fit neotropical models
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 178:135-43. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional reciprocity of floral morphs in wild flax (Linum suffruticosum): a new twist on heterostyly
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK
    New Phytol 171:581-90. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Direct selection at the blossom level on floral reward by pollinators in a natural population of Dalechampia schottii: full-disclosure honesty?
    Geir H Bolstad
    Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    New Phytol 188:370-84. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Variational and genetic properties of developmental stability in Dalechampia scandens
    Christophe PElabon
    Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Evolution 58:504-14. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Evolvability and genetic constraint in Dalechampia blossoms: components of variance and measures of evolvability
    Thomas F Hansen
    Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    J Evol Biol 16:754-66. 2003

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Integrated phenotypes: understanding trait covariation in plants and animals
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO12DY, UK Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 369:20130245. 2014
    ..The papers that follow in this Theme Issue illustrate the diversity of approaches to studying integration and modularity, highlighting strengths and pitfalls that await researchers investigating integration in plants and animals. ..
  2. doi request reprint Floral paedomorphy leads to secondary specialization in pollination of Madagascar Dalechampia (Euphorbiaceae)
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, United Kingdom
    Evolution 67:1196-203. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Macroevolutionary patterns of defense and pollination in Dalechampia vines: adaptation, exaptation, and evolutionary novelty
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:18085-90. 2009
    ..We conclude that preaptations played important roles in the evolution of unique defense and attraction systems, and that the evolution of interactions with herbivores can be influenced by adaptations for pollination, and vice versa...
  4. doi request reprint Macroevolutionary patterns of pollination accuracy: a comparison of three genera
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK
    New Phytol 183:600-17. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc The adaptive accuracy of flowers: measurement and microevolutionary patterns
    W Scott Armbruster
    University of Portsmouth, UK
    Ann Bot 103:1529-45. 2009
    ..This problem is investigated here by measuring adaptive inaccuracy (phenotypic deviation from the optimum), using flower pollination as an adaptive system...
  6. doi request reprint Are pollination "syndromes" predictive? Asian dalechampia fit neotropical models
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 178:135-43. 2011
    ..Phenotypic selection analyses and estimation of adaptive surfaces and adaptive accuracies together suggest that the blossoms of D. bidentata are well adapted to pollination by their most common floral visitors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional reciprocity of floral morphs in wild flax (Linum suffruticosum): a new twist on heterostyly
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK
    New Phytol 171:581-90. 2006
    ..The analyses also indicate that there have been several independent origins of heterostyly in Linum and at least one reversal to stylar monomorphism...
  8. doi request reprint Direct selection at the blossom level on floral reward by pollinators in a natural population of Dalechampia schottii: full-disclosure honesty?
    Geir H Bolstad
    Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    New Phytol 188:370-84. 2010
    ..Therefore, in this Dalechampia species, pollinators seem to select directly on the reward of individual blossoms but not on the advertising bracts...
  9. ncbi request reprint Variational and genetic properties of developmental stability in Dalechampia scandens
    Christophe PElabon
    Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Evolution 58:504-14. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Evolvability and genetic constraint in Dalechampia blossoms: components of variance and measures of evolvability
    Thomas F Hansen
    Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    J Evol Biol 16:754-66. 2003
    ..We provide evidence that the degree of among-population divergence of traits is related to their predicted evolvabilities, but not to their heritabilities...
  11. doi request reprint Pollination and plant defence traits co-vary in Western Australian Hakeas
    Mick E Hanley
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, UK
    New Phytol 182:251-60. 2009
    ..The inter-correlation among bird pollination, red flower colour and floral cyanide indicates floral coloration may signal to vertebrate florivores that the inflorescences are unpalatable despite their high accessibility...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patterns of asymmetry in the twining vine Dalechampia scandens (Euphorbiaceae): ontogenetic and hierarchical perspectives
    Christophe PElabon
    Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    New Phytol 170:65-74. 2006
    ..These asymmetries persist during leaf expansion, but tend to be reduced by unknown mechanisms...
  13. pmc Signal honesty and cost of pollinator rewards in Dalechampia scandens (Euphorbiaceae)
    Christophe PElabon
    Centre for Conservation Biology, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Ann Bot 109:1331-40. 2012
    ..scandens, was assessed. Whether resin secretion has a cost with respect to the number or mass of the seeds produced by a blossom was also examined...
  14. pmc Do specialized flowers promote reproductive isolation? Realized pollination accuracy of three sympatric Pedicularis species
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK
    Ann Bot 113:331-40. 2014
    ..Here this last mechanism is investigated by observing the pollination accuracy of sympatric Pedicularis species (Orobanchacae)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evolvability and genetic constraint in Dalechampia blossoms: genetic correlations and conditional evolvability
    Thomas F Hansen
    Department of Biology, NTNU, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 296:23-39. 2003
    ..This provides additional evidence that the D. scandens blossom is constrained in its short-term evolvability...
  16. ncbi request reprint Genetic constraints predict evolutionary divergence in Dalechampia blossoms
    Geir H Bolstad
    Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 369:20130255. 2014
    ..We suggest that this paradox can be explained by a combination of weak stabilizing selection around moving adaptive optima and small realized evolvabilities relative to the observed additive genetic variance. ..
  17. pmc Pollen-tube growth rates in Collinsia heterophylla (Plantaginaceae): one-donor crosses reveal heritability but no effect on sporophytic-offspring fitness
    Asa Lankinen
    Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Ann Bot 103:941-50. 2009
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Delayed stigma receptivity in Collinsia heterophylla (Plantaginaceae): genetic variation and adaptive significance in relation to pollen competition, delayed self-pollination, and mating-system evolution
    Asa Lankinen
    Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7491 Trondheim, Norway
    Am J Bot 94:1183-92. 2007
    ..This indicates that each trait may respond independently to selection, and the trait association may be the result of correlational selection...
  19. pmc In the right place at the right time: Parnassia resolves the herkogamy dilemma by accurate repositioning of stamens and stigmas
    W Scott Armbruster
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK
    Ann Bot 113:97-103. 2014
    ..Staggered pollen and stigma presentation with spatial correspondence can both reduce sexual interference and improve pollination accuracy. ..
  20. doi request reprint Extra-gynoecial pollen-tube growth in apocarpous angiosperms is phylogenetically widespread and probably adaptive
    Xiao Fan Wang
    College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
    New Phytol 193:253-60. 2012
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  21. ncbi request reprint Constrained lability in floral evolution: counting convergent origins of hummingbird pollination in Penstemon and Keckiella
    Paul Wilson
    Department of Biology, California State University, Northridge, CA 91330 8303, USA
    New Phytol 176:883-90. 2007
    ..By contrast, penstemons have not undergone evolutionary shifts backwards or to other pollination syndromes. Thus, they are an example of both striking evolutionary lability and constrained evolution...