Science publications 2011

This is a list of the publications by research staff, students and Honorary Associates of Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne for 2011. For details of individual staff members and their projects see the staff pages.

Refereed journal articles

Adair, R.J., Neser, S. and Stajsic, V. (2011). Phytophagous organisms associated with the woody shrub Polygala myrtifolia (Polygalaceae) and their potential for classical biological control in Australia. Plant Protection Quarterly 26, 72–80.

Adams, P.B. (2011). Review Article: Systematics of Dendrobiinae (Orchidaceae), with special reference to Australian taxa. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 166, 105–126.

Adams, P.B. (2011). New combinations and two new central Queensland taxa in the Dendrobium tetragonum (Orchidaceae:Epidendroideae) complex. Muelleria 29, 69–80.

Adams, P.B., Burke, J.M. and Lawson S.D. (2011). A new hierarchy conserving nomenclature for the Dendrobium speciosum Sm. complex (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae). Muelleria 29, 81–86.

Beattie, K.D., Thompson, D.R., Tiralongo, E., Ratkowsky, D., May, T.W. and Gill, M. (2011). Austrocolorone B and austrocolorin B1, cytotoxic anthracenone dimers from the Tasmanian mushroom Cortinarius vinosipes Gasparini. Tetrahedron Letters 52, 5448–5451.

Beattie, K.D., Ulrich, R., Grice, I.D., Uddin, S.J., Blake, T.B., Wood, K.A., Steele, J., Iu, F., May, T.W. and Tiralongo, E. (2011). Ethanolic and aqueous extracts derived from Australian fungi inhibit cancer cell growth in vitro. Mycologia 103, 485–465.

Bell, K.L., Heard, T.A. and Klinken, R.D. van (2011). Natural enemies of invasive Hymenachne amplexicaulis and its native congener in Australia and the potential for biological control. Biological Control 57, 130–137.

Brown, G.K. and Gardner, M.G. (2011). Isolation, characterisation and transferability of microsatellites for Paraserianthes lophantha, Cape Wattle (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae): a significant weed worldwide. Muelleria 29, 87–92.

Brown, G.K., Murphy, D.J. and Ladiges, P.Y. (2011). Relationships of the Australo-Malesian genus Paraserianthes ( Mimosoideae: Leguminosae) identifies the sister group of Acacia sensu stricto and two biogeographical tracks. Cladistics 27, 380–390.

Byrne, M., Steane, D., Joseph, L., Yeates, D., Jordan, G., Crayn, D., Sniderman, J.M.K., Alpin, K., Cantrill, D.J., Cook, L., Crisp, M.D., Keogh, J.S., Melville, J., Moritz, C., Proch, N., Sunnucks P. and Weston, P. (2011). Decline of a biome: contraction, fragmentation, extinction and invasion of the Australian mesic zone biota. Journal of Biogeography 38.

Cantrill, D.J., Tosolini, A.-M.P. and Francis, J.E. (2011). Paleocene flora from Seymour Island, Antarctica: revision of Dusén’s (1908) pteridophyte and conifer taxa. Alcheringa 35, 309–328.

Cantrill, D.J., Wanntorp, L. and Drinnan, A.N. (2011). Mesofossil flora from the Late Cretaceous of New Zealand. Cretaceous Research 32, 164–173.

Casanova, M.T. (2011). Using plant functional groups to investigate environmental water requirements. Freshwater Biology 56, 2637–2652.

Casanova, M.T., Bradbury, S. and Ough, K. (2011). Morphological variation in an Australian species of Lamprothamnium (Characeae, Charophyceae) in response to different salinities. Charophytes 2, 87–92.

Cohn, H. (2011). Bibliography of the history of Australian science, No. 31, 2010. Historical Records of Australian Science 22, 188–198.

Gibson, M.R., Richardson, D.M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Rodger, J.G., Stone, G.N., Byrne, M., Fuentes-Ramírez, A., George, N., Harris, C., Johnson, S.D., Roux, J.J.L., Miller, J.T., Murphy, D.J., Pauw, A., Prescott, M.N., Wandrag, E.M. and Wilson, J.R.U. (2011). Reproductive biology of Australian acacias: important mediator of invasiveness? Diversity and Distributions 17(5), 911–933.

James, E.A., Brown, G.K., Citroen, R., Rossetto, M. and C. Porter. (2011). Development of microsatellite loci in Triglochin procera (Juncaginaceae), a polyploid wetland plant. Conservation Genetic Resources 3,103–105. doi: 10.1007/s12686-010-9301-7

Jenkins, G.P., Syme, A.E. and Macreadie, P.I. (2011). Feeding ecology of King George whiting Sillaginodes punctatus (Perciformes) recruits in seagrass and unvegetated habitats. Does diet reflect habitat utilization? Journal of Fish Biology 78, 1561–1573.

Jeanes, J.A. (2011). Resolution of the Thelymitra aristata (Orchidaceae) complex of south-eastern Australia. Muelleria 29, 110–129.

Kantvilas, G. and Stajsic, V. (2011). Arthonia banksiae (lichenised Ascomycota) and its synonyms. Muelleria 29, 27–33.

Ladiges, P., Parra-O., C., Gibbs, A., Udovicic, F., Nelson, G. and Bayly, M. (2011). Historical biogeographical patterns in continental Australia: congruence among areas of endemism of two major clades of eucalypts. Cladistics 27, 29–41.

Lamarche, J., Stefani, F.O.P., Seguin, A. and Hamelin, R.C. (2011). Impact of endochitinase-transformed white spruce on soil fungal communities under greenhouse conditions. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 76, 199–208.

May, T.W. (2011). An overview of the fungi of Melbourne. Victorian Naturalist 128, 183–197.

McDougall, K.L., Alexander, J.M., Haider, S., Pauchard, A., Walsh, N.G. and Kueffer, C. (2011). Alien flora of mountains: global comparisons for the development of local preventive measures against plant invasions. Diversity and Distributions 17, 103111.

McMullan-Fisher, S.J.M., May, T.W., Robinson, R.M., Bell, T.L., Lebel, T., Catcheside, P. and York, A. (2011). Fungi and fire in Australian ecosystems: a review of current knowledge, management implications and future directions. Australian Journal of Botany 59, 70–90.

Miller, J.T., Murphy, D.J., Brown, G.K., Richardson, D.M. and González-Orozco, C.E. (2011). The evolution and phylogenetic placement of invasive Australian Acacia species. Diversity and Distributions 17(5), 848–860.

Rouf, R., Tiralongo, E., Krahl, A., Maes, K., Spaan, L., Wolf, S., May, T.W. and Tiralongo, J. (2011). Comparative study of hemagglutination and lectin activity in Australian medicinal mushrooms (higher Basidiomycetes). International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms 13, 493–504.

Rule, K. (2011). Six new infraspecific taxa in Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae) for Victoria. Muelleria 29, 3–15.

Rule, K. and Molyneux, W.M. (2011). Two new mallee eucalypts (Myrtaceae) from Gippsland, Victoria. Muelleria 29, 16–26.

Schuiteman, A. and Adams, P.B. (2011). New combinations in Dendrobium (Orchidaceae). Muelleria 29, 62–68.

Seipel, T., Kueffer, C., Rew, L.J., Daehler, C.C., Pauchard, A., Naylor, B.J., Alexander, J.A., Edwards, P.J., Parks, C.G., Arevalo, J.R., Cavieres, L.A., Dietz, H., Jakobs, G., McDougall, K., Otto, R. and Walsh, N. (2011). Processes at multiple scales affect richness and similarity of non-native plant species in mountains around the world. Global Ecology and Biogeography. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00664.x

Stewart, H.L. and Walsh, N.G. (2011). A morphological comparison between Digitaria coenicola and D. divaricatissima (Poaceae: Paniceae). Muelleria 29, 190200.

Thompson, I.R. (2011). A revision of Goodia (Fabaceae: Bossiaeeae). Muelleria 29, 141–153.

Thompson, I.R. (2011). A revision of Platylobium (Fabaceae: Bossiaeeae). Muelleria 29, 154–172.

Thompson, I.R. (2011). A revision of Muelleranthus, Ptychosema and Aenictophyton (Fabaceae: Bossiaeeae). Muelleria 29, 173–189.

Vernes, K. and Lebel, T. (2011). Truffle consumption by New Guinea forest wallabies. Fungal Ecology 4, 270–276.

Weeks, A.R., Sgro, Carla M., Young, A.G., Frankham, R., Mitchell, N.J., Miller, K.A., Byrne, M., Coates, D.J., Eldridge, M.D.B., Sunnucks, P., Breed, M.F., James, E.A. and Hoffmann, A.A. (2011). Assessing the benefits and risks of translocations in changing environments: a genetic perspective. Evolutionary Applications. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-4571.2011.00192.x

Wilson, J.R.U., Gairifo, C., Gibson, M.R., Arianoutsou, M., Bakar, B.B., Baret, S., Celesti-Grapow, L., DiTomaso, J.M., Dufour-Dror, J.-M., Kueffer, C., Kull, C.A., Hoffmann, J.H., Impson, F.A.C., Loope, L.L., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Moore, J.L., Murphy, D.J., Tassin, J., Witt, A., Zenni, R.D. and Richardson, D.M. (2011). Risk assessment, eradication, and biological control: global efforts to limit Australian acacia invasions. Diversity and Distributions 17(5), 1030–1046.

Wright, M.M., Cross, R., Cousens, R.D., May, T.W. and McLean, C.B. (2011). The functional significance for the orchid Caladenia tentaculata of genetic and geographic variation in the mycorrhizal fungus Sebacina vermifera s. lat. Muelleria 29, 130–140.

Other articles

Catcheside, P., May, T. and McMullan-Fisher, S. (2011). New targets for Fungimap. Fungimap Newsletter 42, 7–9.

May, T. (2011). Significant changes for fungal nomenclature introduced at the Melbourne International Botanical Congress. APPS News 24(2), 14–15.

May, T.W. (2011). How do fungi fare in Australia's Biodiversity Conservation Strategy 2010–2030? Fungimap Newsletter 44, 6–7.

May, T. (2011). Tea-tree fingers—Hypocreopsis amplectens in Tasmania? The Natural News 47, 10–11.

May, T.W. (2011) Report on the Nomenclature Section of the 18th International Botanical Congress, Melbourne, 18–22 July 2011 especially in relation to the names of fungi. The Queensland Mycologist 6(3/4), 12–14.

May, T.W. (2011). Anemone Stinkhorn Aseroe rubra. Wild 123, 16.