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Cardoso, D. *, T. Särkinen*, S. Alexander, A.M. Amorim, V. Bittrich, et al. (2017) Amazon plant diversity revealed by a taxonomically verified species list. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114: 10695-10700. * = authors contributed to this work equally

De-Silva, D.L., L.L. Mota, N. Chazot, R. Mallarino, K.L. Silva-Brandão, L.M. Gómez, A.V.L. Freitas, G. Lamas, M. Joron, J. Mallet, C.E. Giraldo, S. Uribe, T. Särkinen, S. Knapp, C.D. Jiggins, K.R. Willmott, M. Elias (2017) North Andean origin and diversification of the largest ithomiine butterfly genus. Scientific Reports 7: 45966.

Dupin, J., N.J. Matzke, T. Särkinen, S. Knapp, R.G. Olmstead, L. Bohs, S.D. Smith (2017) Bayesian estimation of the global biogeographical history of the Solanaceae. Journal of Biogeography 44 (4), 887-899.

Syfert, M.M., N.P. Castañeda-Álvarez, C.K. Khoury, T. Särkinen, C.C. Sosa, H.A. Achicanoy, V. Bernau, J.Prohens, M.-C. Daunay, S. Knapp (2016) Crop wild relatives of the brinjal eggplant (Solanum melongena): Poorly represented in genebanks and many species at risk of extinction. American journal of botany 103: 635-651.

Särkinen, T., G.E. Barboza, S. Knapp (2015) True Black nightshades: Phylogeny and delimitation of the Morelloid clade of Solanum. Taxon 64: 945-958.

Särkinen, T., M. Baden, P. Gonzáles, M. Cueva, L.L. Giacomin, D.M. Spooner, R. Simon, H. Juárez, P. Nina, J. Molina, S. Knapp (2015) Listado anotado de Solanum L.(Solanaceae) en el Perú. Revista peruana de biología 22: 3-62.

Särkinen, T., S. Knapp, M. Nee (2015) Two new non-spiny Solanum species from the Bolivian Andes (Morelloid Clade). PhytoKeys 47: 97-109. doi: 10.3897/phytokeys.47.4423

Särkinen, T., P. Gonzáles, S. Knapp (2013) Distribution models and species discovery: The story of a new Solanum species from the Peruvian Andes. PhytoKeys 31: 1-20.

Särkinen, T., L. Bohs, R. Olmstead, S. Knapp (2013) A phylogenetic framework for evolutionary study of the nightshades (Solanaceae): a dated 1000-tip tree. BMC Evolutionay Biology 13: 214.

Särkinen, T., M. George (2013) Predicting plastid marker variation: Can complete plastid genomes from closely related species help? PLoS ONE 8: e82266.

Särkinen, T., M. Staats, J. Richardson, R. Cowan, F. Bakker (2012) How to open the treasure chest? Optimising DNA extraction from herbarium specimens. PLoS ONE 7: e43808.

Särkinen, T., J.R.V. Iganci, R. Linares-Palomino, M.F. Simon, D.E. Prado (2011) Forgotten forests - Issues and prospects in biome mapping using Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests as a case study. BMC Ecology 11: 27.

Särkinen, T., M. Simon, M. Lavin, R.T. Pennington, C.E. Hughes (2011) Evolutionary islands in the Andes: Persistence and isolation explain high endemism in Andean dry tropical forests. Journal of Biogeography 39: 884-900.

Hoorn, C., F. Wesselingh, H. ter Steege, M. Bermudez, A. Mora, J. Sevink, I. Sanmartín, A. Sanchez-Meseguer, C.L. Anderson, J. Figueiredo, C. Jaramillo, D. Riff, F.R. Negri, H. Hooghiemstra, J. Lundberg, T. Stadler, T. Särkinen, A. Antonelli (2010) Amazonia through time: Andean uplift, climate change, landscape evolution, and biodiversity. Science 330: 927-931.

Pennington, R.T., M. Lavin, T. Särkinen, G.P. Lewis, B.B. Klitgaard, C.E. Hughes (2010) Contrasting plant diversification histories within the Andean biodiversity hotspot. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 107: 13783-13787.

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  • Stebbins Medal for outstanding publication in systematics and evolution 2016
  • Irene Manton Prize from the Linnean Society of London for best thesis in botany 2011.