• History and evolution of the afroalpine fora: in the footsteps of Olov Hedberg 

      Brochmann, Christian; Gizaw, Abel; Chala, Desalegn; Kandziora, Martha; Eilu, Gerald; Popp, Magnus; Pirie, Michael David; Gehrke, Berit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The monumental work of Olov Hedberg provided deep insights into the spectacular and fragmented tropical alpine flora of the African sky islands. Here we review recent molecular and niche modelling studies and re-examine ...
    • Leaps and bounds: geographical and ecological distance constrained the colonisation of the Afrotemperate by Erica 

      Pirie, Michael David; Kandziora, Martha; Nürk, Nicolai; Le Maitre, Nicholas C.; Mugrabi de Kuppler, Ana; Gehrke, Berit; Oliver, Edward G.H.; Bellstedt, Dirk U. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-12-05)
      Background The coincidence of long distance dispersal (LDD) and biome shift is assumed to be the result of a multifaceted interplay between geographical distance and ecological suitability of source and sink areas. Here, ...