Chronological list of Gesneriaceae publications

Peer-reviewed articles

2015

Nishii K, M Hughes, M Briggs, E Haston, F Christie, MJ deVilliers, T Hanekom, WG Roos, DU Bellstedt, M MÖLLER. Streptocarpus redefined to include all Afro-Malagasy Gesneriaceae: Molecular phylogenies prove congruent with geography and cytology and uncovers remarkable morphological homoplasies. TAXON accepted.

Petrova G, D Moyankova, K Nishii, L Forrest, I Tsiripidis, AD Drouzas, D Djilianov, M MÖLLER (2015). The European paleoendemic Haberlea rhodopensis (Gesneriaceae) has an Oligocene origin, Pleistocene diversification and occurs in a long persisting refugial area in South-Eastern Europe. International Journal of Plant Sciences, accepted.

Middleton DJ, K Nishii, C Puglisi, L Forrest, M Möller (2015). Chayamaritia (Gesneriaceae: Didymocarpoideae), a new genus from Southeast Asia. Plant Systematics and Evolution, in press.

2014

Chen WH, M MÖLLER, YM Shui, H Wang, JB Yang, GY Li (2014). Three new species of Petrocodon (Gesneriaceae), endemic to the limestone areas of Southwest China, and preliminary insights into the diversification patterns of the genus. Systematic Botany 39(1):316-330.

Chen WH, YM Shui, M MÖLLER (2014). Two new combinations in Oreocharis (Gesneriaceae) from China. Candollea 69(2):179-182.

Chen WH, YM Shui, JB Yang, H Wang, K Nishii, F Wen, ZR Zhang, M MÖLLER (2014). Taxonomic status, phylogenetic affinities and genetic diversity of a presumed extinct genus, Paraisometrum W.T.Wang (Gesneriaceae) from the karst regions of Southwest China. PLoS ONE 9(9): e107967. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107967

Middleton DJ, H Atkins, HT Luu, K Nishii, M MÖLLER (2014). Billolivia, a new genus of Gesneriaceae from Vietnam with five new species. Phytotaxa 161(4):241-269.

MÖLLER M, WH Chen, YM Shui, H Atkins, DJ Middleton (2014). A new genus of Gesneriaceae in China and the transfer of Briggsia species to other genera. Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore 66(2): 195-205.

Nishii K, MJ Ho, YW Chou, D Gabotti, CN Wang, A Spada, M MÖLLER (2014). GA2 and GA20-oxidase expressions are associated with the meristem position in Streptocarpus rexii (Gesneriaceae). Plant Growth Regulation 72:123 140.

Petrova G, T Dzhambazova, D Moyankova, D Georgieva, D Dilianov, M MÖLLER (2014). Morphological variation, genetic diversity and genome size of critically endangered Haberlea (Gesneriaceae) populations in Bulgaria do not support the recognition of two different species. Plant Systematics and Evolution 300:29-41.

2013

Chen WH, YM Shui, M MÖLLER, ZY Yu (2013). Oreocharis jinpingensis (Gesneriaceae), a new species from the Xilong Mountains in southwest China. Annales Botanici Fennici 50: 312-316.

de Villiers MJ, MD Pirie, M Hughes, M MÖLLER, TJ Edwards, DU Bellstedt (2013). An approach to identify putative hybrids in the ‘coalescent stochasticity zone’, as exemplified in the African plant genus Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae). New Phytologist 198: 284-300.

Middleton DJ, A Weber, TL Yao, S Sontag, M MÖLLER (2013). The current status of the species hitherto assigned to Henckelia (Gesneriaceae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany 70(3):385-404.

MÖLLER M, JL Clark (2013). The state of molecular phylogenetic work in the family Gesneriaceae: a review. Selbyana 31(2): 95-125.

Weber A, JL Clark, M MÖLLER (2013). A new formal classification of Gesneriaceae. Selbyana 31(2) 68-94.

2012

Chen WH, M MÖLLER, MD Zhang, YM Shui (2012). Paraboea hekouensis and P. manhaoensis, two new species of Gesneriaceae from China. Annales Botanici Fennici 49:179-187.

Christie F, S Barber, M MÖLLER (2012). New chromosome counts in Old World Gesneriaceae: numbers for species hitherto regarded as Chirita, and their systematic and evolutionary significance. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 6 (2):323-345.

Gao LM, ZR Zhang, P Zhou, M MÖLLER, DZ Li (2012). Microsatellite makers developed for Corallodiscus lanuginosus (Gesneriaceae) using the FIASCO approach. American Journal of Botany, Primer Notes & Protocols in Plant Sciences, in press.

Jong K, F Christie, JH Paik, SM Scott, M MÖLLER (2012). Unusual morphological and anatomical features of two woody Madagascan endemics, Streptocarpus papangae and S. suffruticosus (Gesneriaceae), and their potential taxonomic value. South African Journal of Botany 80:44-56.

Nishii K, T Nagata, CN Wang, M MÖLLER (2012). Light as environmental regulator for germination and macrocotyledon development in Streptocarpus rexii (Gesneriaceae). South African Journal of Botany 81:50-60.

Nishii, K, CN Wang, A Spada, T Nagata, M MÖLLER (2012). Gibberellin as a suppressor of lateral dominance and inducer of apical growth in the unifoliate Streptocarpus wendlandii. New Zealand Journal of Botany iFirst:1-21.

2011

Kokubugata G, Y Hirayama, CI Peng, M Yokota, M MÖLLER (2011). Phytogeographic aspects of Lysionotus pauciflorus sensu lato (Gesneriaceae) in the China, Japan and Taiwan regions: phylogenetic and morphological relationships and taxonomic consequences. Plant Systematics and Evolution 292(3-4):177-188.

MÖLLER M, A Forrest, YG Wei, A Weber (2011). A molecular phylogenetic assessment of the advanced Asiatic and Malesian didymocarpoid Gesneriaceae with focus on non-monophyletic and monotypic genera. Plant Systematics and Evolution 292(3-4):223-248.

MÖLLER M, D Middleton, K Nishii, YG Wei, S Sontag, A Weber (2011). A new delineation for Oreocharis incorporating an additional ten genera of Chinese Gesneriaceae. Phytotaxa 23:1-36.

Nishii K, M MÖLLER, T Nagata (2011). One-leaf plants and their relatives. Japanese Journal of Heredity, 65: 10-17.

Puglisi C, DJ Middleton, P Triboun, M MÖLLER (2011). New insights into the relationships between Paraboea, Trisepalum, and Phylloboea (Gesneriaceae) and their taxonomic consequences. Taxon, 60(6):1693-1702.

Puglisi C, YG Wei, K Nishii, M MÖLLER (2011). Oreocharis × heterandra (Gesneriaceae): a natural hybrid from the Shengtangshan Mountains, Guangxi, China. Phytotaxa 38:1-18.

Weber A, DJ Middleton, A Forrest, R Kiew, CL Lim, AR Rafidah, TL Yao, M MÖLLER (2011). Molecular systematics and remodelling of Chirita and associated genera (Gesneriaceae). Taxon 60:767-790.

Weber A, YG WEI, C Puglisi, F Wen, V Mayer, M MÖLLER (2011). A new definition of the genus Petrocodon (Gesneriaceae). Phytotaxa 23:49-67.

Weber A, YG Wei, S Sontag, M MÖLLER (2011). Inclusion of Metabriggsia into Hemiboea (Gesneriaceae). Phytotaxa 23:37-48.

2010

Middleton DJ, C Puglisi, P Triboun, M MÖLLER (2010). Proposal to conserve Paraboea against Phylloboea and Trisepalum (Gesneriaceae). Taxon 59:1603.

Nishii K, M MÖLLER, C Kidner, A Spada, R Mantegazza, CN Wang, T Nagata (2010). A complex case of simple leaves: indeterminate leaves co-express ARP and KNOX1 genes. Developmental Genes and Evolution 220:25-40.

Tononi P, M MÖLLER, S Bencivenga, A Spada (2010). GRAMINIFOLIA homolog expression in Streptocarpus rexii is associated with the basal meristems in phyllomorphs, a morphological novelty in Gesneriaceae. Evolution & Development 12(1):61-73.

Wei YG, F Wen, WH Chen, YM Shui, M MÖLLER (2010). Litostigma, a new genus from China: a morphological link between basal and derived Didymocarpoid Gesneriaceae. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 67(1):161-184.

2009

Mantegazza R, P Tononi, M MÖLLER, A Spada (2009). WUS and STM homologues are linked to the expression of lateral dominance in the acaulescent Streptocarpus rexii (Gesneriaceae). Planta 230(3): 529-542.

MÖLLER M, M Pfosser, CG Jang, V Mayer, A Clark, ML Hollingsworth, MHJ Barfuss, YZ Wang, M Kiehn, A Weber (2009). A preliminary phylogeny of the "Didymocarpoid Gesneriaceae" based on three molecular data sets: incongruence with available tribal classifications. American Journal of Botany 96(5):989-1010.

2008

Chen WH, M MÖLLER, YM Shui, MD Zhang (2008). A new species of Paraboea (Gesneriaceae) from a karst cave in Guangxi, China, and observations on variations in flower and inflorescence architecture. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 158:681-688.

Edwards T, M Hughes, M MÖLLER, DU Bellstedt (2008). New Streptocarpus species (Gesneriaceae) from South Africa. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 158:743-748.

Li JM, M MÖLLER (2008). Chirita grandibracteata (Gesneriaceae), a new species from Yunnan, China. Annales Botanici Fennici 46:125-129.

MÖLLER M, G Kokubugata, K Jong (2008). Aspects of genome evolution in Gesneriaceae: patterns of 45S-nrDNA site evolution based on evidence from fluorescent in-situ hybridization (FISH). International Journal of Plant Sciences 169(5): 667-676.

2007

Denduangboripant J, QCB Cronk, G Kokubugata, M MÖLLER (2007). Variation and inheritance of nuclear ribosomal DNA clusters in Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae) and their biological and phylogenetic implications. International Journal of Plant Sciences 168(4):455-467. 

Hughes M, M MÖLLER, TJ Edwards, DU Bellstedt, M De Villiers (2007). The impact of pollination syndrome and habitat on gene flow: a comparative study of two Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae) species. American Journal of Botany 94(10). 

Mantegazza R, M MÖLLER, CJ Harrison, S Fior, C DeLuca, A Spada (2007). Anisocotyly and meristem initiation in an unorthodox plant, Streptocarpus rexii (Gesneriaceae). Planta 225(3):653-663. 

2006

Hughes M, G MacMaster, M MÖLLER, DU Bellstedt, TJ Edwards (2006). Breeding system of a plesiomorphic floral type: an investigation of small flowered Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae) species. Plant Systematics and Evolution 262:13-24. 

Palee P, J Denduangboripant, V Anusarnsunthorn, M MÖLLER (2006). Molecular phylogeny and character evolution of Didymocarpus (Gesneriaceae) in Thailand. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 63(2&3):231-251. 

2005

Harrison J, M MÖLLER, J Langdale, Q Cronk, A Hudson (2005). The role of KNOX genes in the evolution of morphological novelty in Streptocarpus. The Plant Cell 17:430-443. 

Hughes M, M MÖLLER, DU Bellstedt, TJ Edwards, M De Villiers (2005). Refugia, dispersal and divergence in a forest archipelago: a study of Streptocarpus in eastern South Africa. Molecular Ecology 14:4415-4426. 

MacMaster G, M MÖLLER, M Hughes, TJ Edwards, DU Bellstedt. (2005) A new species of Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae) endemic to Madagascar. Adansonia 27(1):131-136.

2004

Hughes M, M MÖLLER, DU Bellstedt, TJ Edwards, M Woodhead (2004). EST and random genomic nuclear microsatellite markers for Streptocarpus. Molecular Ecology Notes 4:36-38. 

MÖLLER M, KJ Brooks, M Hughes (2004). Plastid inheritance in Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae) and an inferred hybrid origin for a population of S. aff. primulifolius from Igoda River, South Africa. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 60(3):389-408.

MÖLLER M, M Kiehn (2004). A synopsis of cytological studies in Gesneriaceae. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 60(3):425-447.

Wang CN, M MÖLLER, QCB Cronk (2004). Altered expression of GFLO, the Gesneriaceae homologue of FLORICAULA/LEAFY, is associated with the transition to bulbil formation in Titanotrichum oldhamii. Development Genes and Evolution 214:122-127. 

Wang CN, M MÖLLER, QCB Cronk (2004). Aspects of sexual failure in the reproductive processes of a rare bulbiliferous plant, Titanotrichum oldhamii (Gesneriaceae) in subtropical Asia. Sexual Plant Reproduction 17:23-31. 

Wang CN, M MÖLLER, QCB Cronk (2004). Phylogenetic position of Titanotrichum oldhamii (Gesneriaceae) inferred from four different gene regions. Systematic Botany 29(2):407-418. 

Wang CN, M MÖLLER, QCB Cronk (2004). Population genetic structure of Titanotrichum oldhamii (Gesneriaceae), a subtropical bulbiliferous plant with mixed sexual and asexual reproduction. Annals of Botany 93:201-209. 

Zhou P, ZJ Gu, M MÖLLER (2004). New chromosome counts and nuclear characteristics for some members of Gesneriaceae subfamily Cyrtandroideae from China and Vietnam. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 60(3):449-466.

2003

Mayer V, M MÖLLER, M Perret, A Weber, A. (2003). Phylogenetic position and generic differentiation of Epithemateae (Gesneriaceae) inferred from cpDNA sequence data. American Journal of Botany 90(2):319-327. 

2002

Pico FX, M MÖLLER, NJ Ouborg, QCB Cronk (2002). Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the coding region of the developmental gene Gcyc in natural populations of the relict Ramonda myconi (Gesneriaceae). Plant Biology 4:625-629.

Wang YZ, M MÖLLER, DY Hong (2002). Floral development in Whytockia (Gesneriaceae) with phylogenetic implications. Plant Biology 4:492-502.

2001

MÖLLER M, QCB Cronk (2001a). Evolution of morphological novelty: a phylogenetic analysis of growth patterns in Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae). Evolution 55(5):918-929. 

MÖLLER M, QCB Cronk (2001b). Phylogenetic studies in Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae): reconstruction of biogeographic history and distribution patterns. Systematics and Geography of Plants 71(2):545-555. 

2000

Citerne HL, M MÖLLER, QCB Cronk (2000). Diversity of cycloidea-like genes in Gesneriaceae in relation to floral symmetry. Annals of Botany 86(1):167-176. 

Jong K, M MÖLLER (2000). New chromosome counts in Streptocarpus (Gesneriaceae) from Madagascar and the Comoro Islands and their taxonomic significance. Plant Systematics and Evolution 224:173-182. 

1999

Harrison CJ, M MÖLLER, QCB Cronk (1999). Evolution and development of floral diversity in Streptocarpus and Saintpaulia. Annals of Botany 84:49-60. 

MÖLLER M, M Clokie, P Cubas, QCB Cronk (1999). Integrating molecular phylogenies and developmental genetics: a Gesneriaceae case study. In: PM Hollingsworth, RM Bateman, RJ Gornall (eds) Molecular systematics and plant evolution. 375-402. London: Taylor & Francis.

MÖLLER M, QCB Cronk (1999). New approaches to the taxonomy of Saintpaulia and Streptocarpus. In: S Andrews, AC Leslie, C Alexander (eds.) Taxonomy of Cultivated Plants. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium, pp. 253-264 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

1998

Smith JF, ME Kresge, M MÖLLER, QCB Cronk (1998). A cladistic analysis of ndhF sequences from representative species of Saintpaulia and Streptocarpus sections Streptocarpus and Streptocarpella (Gesneriaceae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany 55(1):1-11.

1997

Cronk QCB, M MÖLLER (1997a). Genetics of floral symmetry revealed. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 12(3):85-86. 

Cronk QCB, M MÖLLER (1997b). Strange morphogenesis - organ determination in Monophyllaea. Trends in Plant Science 2(9):327-328. 

MÖLLER M, QCB Cronk (1997a). Origin and relationships of Saintpaulia (Gesneriaceae) based on ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequences. American Journal of Botany 84(8):956-965. 

MÖLLER M, QCB Cronk (1997b). Phylogeny and disjunct distribution: evolution of Saintpaulia (Gesneriaceae). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 264:1827-1836. 

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