Publications

(published under my maiden name of Wortley)

2018

Tao, Z.-B., Wortley, A.H., Lu, L., Li, D.-Z., Wang, H. & Blackmore, S. Evolution of angiosperm pollen. 6. The Celastrales, Oxalidales, and Malpighiales (com) clade and Zygophyllales. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 103(3): 393-442. https://doi.org/10.3417/2018074

Wang, X., Yao, Y.-F., Wortley, A.H., Qiao, H.-J., Blackmore, S., Wang, Y.-F. & Li, C.S. Vegetation responses to the warming at the Younger Dryas-Holocene transition in the Hengduan Mountains, southwestern China. Quaternary Science Reviews 192: 236-248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.06.007

Yu, Y., Wortley, A.H., Lu, L., Li, D.-Z., Wang, H. & Blackmore, S. Evolution of angiosperm pollen. 5. Early diverging Superasteridae (Berberidopsidales, Caryophyllales, Cornales, Ericales, and Santalales) plus Dilleniales. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 103(1): 106-161. https://doi.org/10.3417/2017017

Harris, D.J. & Wortley, A.H. Monograph of Aframomum (Zingiberaceae). Systematic Botany Monographs 104: 1-206.

2017

Zhang, M.-Y., Lu, L., Wortley, A.H., Wang, H., Li, D.-Z. & Blackmore, S. Evolution of angiosperm pollen: 4. Basal eudicots. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 102(1): 141-182. https://doi.org/10.3417/2015035

Yao, Y.-F., Song, X.-Y., Wortley, A.H., Wang, Y.-F., Blackmore, S. & Li, C.-S. Pollen-based reconstruction of vegetational and climatic change over the past ~30 ka at Shudu Lake in the Hengduan Mountains of Yunnan, southwestern China. PLoS One 12(2): e0171967. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0171967

2015

Blackmore, S., Hong, D.-Y., Raven, P. & Wortley, A.H. 2013/2015. Introduction. In: Hong, D.-Y. & Blackmore, S. (eds), The Plants of China. Beijing: Science Press and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Dong, L.-N., Wang, H., Wortley, A.H., Li, D.-Z. & Lu, L. Fruit and seed morphology in some representative genera of tribe Rhinantheae sensu lato (Orobanchaceae) and related taxa. Plant Systematics and Evolution 301: 479-500. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00606-014-1087-8

Lu, L., Wortley, A.H., Li, D.-Z., Wang, H. & Blackmore, S. Evolution of angiosperm pollen. 2. Basal angiosperms. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 100: 227-279. https://doi.org/10.3417/2012048

Luo, Y., Lu, L., Wortley, A.H., Li, D.-Z., Wang, H. & Blackmore, S. Evolution of angiosperm pollen. 3. Monocots. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 101: 406-455. https://doi.org/10.3417/2014014

Wortley, A.H. & Harris, D.J. Sangha Trees: an identification and training guide to the trees of the northern Republic of Congo. In: Watson, M.F. & Lyal, C. Floras and Faunas Serving Biodiversity Research. Systematics Association Proceedings Volume.

Wortley, A.H., Wang, H., Lu, L., Li, D.-Z. & Blackmore, S. Evolution of angiosperm pollen. 1. Introduction Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 100: 177-226. https://doi.org/10.3417/2012047

Yao, Y.-F., Song, X.-Y., Wortley, A.H., Blackmore, S. & Li, C.-S. A 22 570-year record of vegetational and climatic change from Wenhai Lake in the Hengduan Mountains biodiversity hotspot, Yunnan, Southwest China. Biogeosciences 12: 1525—1535. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-12-1525-2015

2013

Dong, L.-N., Wang, H., Wortley, A.H. & Li, D.-Z. Phylogenetic relationships in the Pterygiella complex (Orobanchaceae) inferred from molecular and morphological evidence. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 171(3): 491-507. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2012.01326.x

2012

Blackmore, S., Chin, C.-S., Chong Seng, L., Christie, F., Inches, F., Putri, W.U., Watherston, N. & Wortley, A.H. Observations on the morphology, pollination and cultivation of coco-de-mer (Lodoicea maldivica (J.F.Gmel.) Pers., Palmae). Journal of Botany 687832; https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/687832

Blackmore, S., Takahashi, M., Uehara, K. & Wortley, A.H. Development of megaspores and microspores in Isoetes japonica A. Br. (Lycopodiophyta: Isoetaceae). Grana 51(2): 84-96. https://doi.org/10.1080/00173134.2012.677059

Mark, P.J.L., Wortley, A.H. & Furness, C.A. Not a shrinking violet: pollen morphology of Violaceae (Malpighiales). Grana 51(3): 181-193. https://doi.org/10.1080/00173134.2012.679310

Song, X.-Y., Yao, Y.-F., Wortley, A.H., Paudayal, K.N., Li, C.-S. & Blackmore, S. 2012. Holocene vegetation and climate history at Haligu on the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Yunnan, SW China. Climatic Change 113(3-4): 841-866. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-011-0364-6

Wortley, A.H. Phylogeny: the science and underlying data. Ubiquity: the Journal of Pervasive Media 1(1): 104-120. https://doi.org/10.1386/ubiq.1.1.104_7

Wortley, A.H., Blackmore, S., Chissoe, W.F. & Skvarla, J.J. Recent advances in Compositae (Asteraceae) palynology, with emphasis on previously unstudied and unplaced taxa. Grana 51(2): 158-179. https://doi.org/10.1080/00173134.2012.668219

2011

Dhetchuvi, J.-B., Wortley, A.H. & Harris, D.J. A new species of Aframomum (Zingiberaceae) from Central Africa. Phytotaxa 28: 31-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.298.3.7

Dong, L.-N., Wortley, A.H., Wang, H., Li, De.-Z. & Lu, L. The efficiency of DNA barcodes for species delimitation: a case in Pterygiella Oliv. (Orobanchaceae). Journal of Systematics and Evolution 49(3): 189-202. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1759-6831.2011.00124.x

Harris, D.J., Moutsamboté, J.-M., Kami, E., Florence, J., Bridgewater, S.G.M. & Wortley, A.H. An Introduction to the Trees from the North of the Republic of Congo. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK [English and French editions].

Wortley, A.H. Ten years of the Lijiang Project. The Botanics 47: 4-6.

2010

Bebber, D.P., Carine, M.A., Wood, J.R.I., Wortley, A.H., Harris, D.J., Prance, G.T., Davidse, G., Paige., J., Pennington, T.D., Robson, N.K. & Scotland, R.W. Herbaria are the major frontier for species discovery. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 107(51): 22169-22171. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1011841108

Blackmore, S. & Wortley, A.H. Ontogeny and Systematics revisited: developmental models and model organisms. In: Williams, D.M. & Knapp, S. (eds). Beyond Cladistics. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.

Blackmore, S., Wortley, A.H., Skvarla, J.J., Gabarayeva, N.I. & Rowley, J.R. Developmental origins of structural diversity in pollen walls of Compositae. Plant Systematics and Evolution 284: 17-32 http://www.springerlink.com/content/0203347l2088725p/

2009

Blackmore, S., Wortley, A.H., Skvarla, J.J. & Robinson, H. Evolution of pollen in the Compositae. Pp. 101-130 in: Funk, V.A., Susanna, A., Stuessy, T. & Bayer, R. (eds.). Systematics, Evolution and Biogeography of the Compositae. IAPT, Vienna, Austria.

Harris, D.J. & Wortley, A.H. Liste des Arbres du Parc National de Nouabalé-Ndoki, République du Congo. https://herbaria.plants.ox.ac.uk/bol/Content/Projects/congo/Resources/NNNP.pdf

Harris, D.J. & Wortley, A.H. Liste des Arbres de l’UFA de Kabo, République du Congo https://herbaria.plants.ox.ac.uk/bol/Content/Projects/congo/Resources/Kufa.pdf

Wang, H., Wortley, A.H. & Blackmore, S. Pollen morphology of Crepidinae and Lactucinae (Asteraceae: Cichorieae) and its systematic significance. Grana 48: 160-178 https://doi.org/10.1080/00173130902931209

Wortley, A.H., Blackmore, S. & Skvarla, J.J. Bibliography of pollen literature in the Compositae. Pp. 807-867 in: Funk, V.A., Susanna, A., Stuessy, T. & Bayer, R. (eds.). Systematics, Evolution and Biogeography of the Compositae. IAPT, Vienna, Austria.

2008

Evans, K.M., Wortley, A.H., Simpson, G.E., Chepurnov, V.A. & Mann, D.G. A molecular systematic approach to explore the nature of cryptic diversity within the model species complex Sellaphora pupula agg. (Bacillariophyta). New Phycologist 44: 215-231 https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1529-8817.2007.00454.x

Harris, D.J. & Wortley, A.H. Sangha Trees: an Illustrated Identification Manual. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

Wortley, A.H., Funk, V.F., Robinson, H., Skvarla, J.J. & Blackmore, S. Using pollen morphology to investigate rogue genera in Compositae (Asteraceae). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 146: 169-181

Wortley, A.H., Funk, V.A. & Skvarla, J.J. Pollen and the evolution of Arctotideae. The Botanical Review 74: 438-466. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12229-008-9014-8

2007

Blackmore, S., Wortley, A.H., Skvarla, J.J. & Rowley, J.R. Pollen wall development in flowering plants. New Phytologist 174: 483-498 https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2007.02060.x

Evans, K.M., Wortley, A.H. & Mann, D.G. An assessment of potential “bar-code” genes (cox1, rbcL, 18S and ITS rDNA) to aid the identification of diatoms (Bacillariophyta). Protist 158: 349-364.

Harris, D.J. & Wortley, A.H. Draft Checklist of the Trees of the Northern Republic of Congo https://herbaria.plants.ox.ac.uk/bol/Content/Projects/congo/Resources/NCongo_draftchecklist.pdf

Wortley, A.H., Harris, D.J. & Scotland, R.W. On the taxonomy and phylogenetic position of Thomandersia. Systematic Botany 32: 415-444 https://doi.org/10.1600/036364407781179716

2006

Harris, D.J. & Wortley, A.H. A new species of Drypetes (Putranjivaceae) from the Central African Republic. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 63: 253-256. https://doi.org/10.1017/S096042860600059X

Harris, D.J. & Wortley, A.H. A new species of Eriocoelum (Sapindaceae) from the Central African Republic. Kew Bulletin 61: 277-280 http://www.jstor.org/pss/20443275

Wortley, A.H. & Scotland, R.W. Determining the potential utility of datasets for phylogeny reconstruction. Taxon 55: 431-442

Wortley, A.H. & Scotland, R.W. The effect of combining molecular and morphological data in published phylogenetic analyses. Systematic Biology 55: 677-685 https://www.jstor.org/stable/20142964

2005

Wortley, A.H., Harris, D.J., Rudall, P.J. & Scotland, R.W. How much data are needed to resolve a difficult phylogeny? Case study in Lamiales. Systematic Biology 54: 697-709. https://doi.org.10.1080/10635150500221028

Wortley, A.H., Rudall, P.J. & Scotland, R.W. Floral anatomy of Thomandersia (Lamiales), with particular reference to the nature of the retinaculum and extranuptial nectaries. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 149: 469-482 https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2005.00507.x

Wortley, A.H. & Wilkie, P. Thematic Review of Darwin Initiative’s Contribution to the Global Taxonomy Initiative. Defra/ECTF.

2004

Wortley, A.H. & Scotland, R.W. Synonymy, sampling and seed plant numbers. Taxon 53: 478-480. https://www.jstor.org/stable/4135625

2003

Scotland, R.W., Hughes, C.E., Bailey, C.D. & Wortley, A.H. The big machine and the much-maligned taxonomist. Biodiversity and Systematics 1: 139-143. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1477200003001178

Scotland, R.W. & Wortley, A.H. How many species of seed plants are there? Taxon 52: 101-104. https://www.jstor.org/stable/3647306

2002

Wortley, A.H., Bennett, J.R. & Scotland, R.W. Taxonomy and phylogeny reconstruction: two distinct research agendas in systematics. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 59: 335-349 https://doi.org/10.1017/S0960428602000203

Project pages

Awards & accreditations

Irene Manton prize at the Linnean Society of London, 2005.

Brian Thomas Styles Memorial Prize at the University of Oxford, 2004.

Fellow of the Linnean Society of London.