• Evolutionary winners are ecological losers among oceanic island plants 

      Fernández-Palacios, José María; Otto, Rüdiger; Borregaard, Michael K.; Kreft, Holger; Price, Jonathan; Steinbauer, Manuel; Weigelt, Patrick; Whittaker, Robert J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aim Adaptive radiation, in which successful lineages proliferate by exploiting untapped niche space, provides a popular but potentially misleading characterization of evolution on oceanic islands. Here we analyse the ...
    • Impacts of forest fire on understory species diversity in canary pine ecosystems on the island of La Palma 

      Weiser, Frank; Sauer, Anna; Gettueva, Daria; Field, Richard; Irl, Severin D. H.; Vetaas, Ole Reidar; Chiarucci, Alessandro; Hoffmann, Samuel; Fernández-Palacios, José María; Otto, Rüdiger; Jentsch, Anke; Provenzale, Antonello; Beierkuhnlein, Carl (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-11-25)
      Forest fires are drivers of spatial patterns and temporal dynamics of vegetation and biodiversity. On the Canary Islands, large areas of pine forest exist, dominated by the endemic Canary Island pine, Pinus canariensis C. ...