The molecular phylogenetic frameworks the research group are producing is allowing us to elucidate biogeographic patterns across the tropics and predict how environmental change may impact future distribution patterns
Biogeography of Sapotaceae
Richardson, J.E., Bakar, A., Tosh, J. Armstrong, K., Smedmark, J., Andernerg, A.A., Slik, F., Wilkie, P. (2014). The influence of tectonics, sea-level changes and dispersal on migration and diversification of Isonandreae (Sapotaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society.174 (1) 130-140.
Bartish, I.V., RICHARDSON, J.E., Antonelli, A. & Swenson, U. 2010. Vicariance or long-distance dispersal: historical biogeography of the pantropical subfamily Chrysophylloideae (Sapotaceae). Journal of Biogeography 38: 177-190.
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