Science publications 2013

This is a list of the publications by research staff, students and Honorary Associates of Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne for 2013. For details of individual staff members and their projects see the staff pages.

Refereed journal articles

Birch, J.L. and Keeley, S.C. (2013). Dispersal pathways across the pacific: the historical biogeography of Astelia s.l. (Asteliaceae, Asparagales). Journal of Biogeography 40, 1914–1927.

Cargill, D.C. and Milne, J. (2013). A new terrestrial genus and species within the aquatic liverwort family Riellaceae (Sphaerocarpales) from Australia. Polish Botanical Journal 58, 71–80.

Danks, M., Lebel, T., Vernes, K. and Andrew, N. (2013). Truffle-like fungi sporocarps in a eucalypt-dominated landscape: patterns in diversity and community structure. Fungal Diversity 58, 143–157. doi: 10.1007/s13225-012-0193-6.

Ebach, M.C., Gill, A.C., Kwan, A. Ahyong, S.T., Murphy, D.J. and Cassis, G. (2013). Towards an Australian Bioregionalisation Atlas: a provisional area taxonomy of Australia's biogeographical regions. Zootaxa 3619, 315–342. 

Hirst, M.J. (2013). A global message from an old bird. The Botanic Garden 37, 9–10.

Hurry, C.R., James, E.A., Thompson, R. (2013). Connectivity, genetic structure and stress response of Phragmites australis: issues for restoration in a salinizing wetland system. Aquatic Botany 104, 138–146. 

Jeanes, J.A. (2013). An overview of the Thelymitra nuda (Orchidaceae) complex in Australia including the description of six new species. Muelleria 31, 3–30.

Joseph, S., Murphy, D.J., Miller, J.T. and Bhave, M. (2013). Application of molecular markers for identification of potential salt tolerant plant species for use in agroforestry and saline land reclamation. APCBEE Procedia 5, 514–519.

Lebel, T. (2013). Two new species of sequestrate Agaricus (section Minores) from Australia. Mycological Progress. doi: 10.1007/s11557-012-0879-x

Lebel, T.Dunk, C.W. and May, T.W. (2013). Rediscovery of Multifurca stenophylla (Berk.) T.Lebel, C.W.Dunk & T.W.May comb. nov. (Russulaceae) from Australia. Mycological Progress 12, 497–504.

Lebel, T. and Vellinga, E.C. (2013). Description and affinities of a sequestrate Lepiota (Agaricaceae) from Australia. Mycological Progress 12, 525–532.

McCarthy, P.M. and Stajsic, V. (2013). Phylloblastia blechnicola (Ascomycota, Verrucariaceae), a new leaf-inhabiting lichen from southern Victoria, Australia. Muelleria 31, 49–52.

Messina, A., Walsh, N.G., Hoebee, S.E. and Green, P.T. (2013). A morphological assessment of the Olearia phlogopappa complex (Asteraceae: Asterae). Australian Systematic Botany 26, 31–80.

Nylinder, S., Cronholm, B., Lange, P.G. de, Walsh, N. and Anderberg, A.A. (2013). Species tree phylogeny and character evolution in the genus Centipeda (Asteraceae): evidence from DNA sequences from coding and non-coding loci from the plastid and nuclear genomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 68, 239–350.

Reiter, N., Lawrie, A. and Walsh, N. (2013). The mycorrhizal association of Borya mirabilis, an endangered Australian native. Muelleria 31, 81–88.

Sheedy, E.M., Van de Wouw, A.P., Howlett, B.J. and May, T.W. (2013). Multi-gene sequence data reveal cryptic morphological species within the genus Laccaria in southern Australia. Mycologia 105, 547–563.  

Slatyer, R.A., Hirst, M. and J.P. Sexton. (2013). Niche breadth predicts geographic range size: a general ecological pattern. Ecology Letters. doi:10.111/ele.12140.

Syme, A.E., Udovicic, F., Stajsic, V. and Murphy, D.J. (2013). A test of sequence-matching algorithms for a DNA barcode database of invasive grasses. DNA Barcodes 2013, 19–26.

The Legume Phylogeny Working Group (2013). Legume phylogeny and classification in the 21st century: progress, prospects and lessons for other species-rich clades. Taxon 62, 217–248.

Walsh, N.G. (2013). Maireana obrienii (Chenopodiaceae), a new species from eastern Australia. Muelleria 31, 61–64.

Walsh, N.G. and O’Brien, E. (2013). Gynodioecy in Teucrium racemosum (Lamiaceae). Muelleria 31, 77–80.

Book chapters

Gascoigne, J. and Maroske, S. (2013). Colonial science and technology. In A. Bashford and S. McIntyre (eds), The Cambridge History of Australia. Volume 1. Indigenous and Colonial Australia, pp. 438–461. Cambridge University Press, Melbourne.


Lindsay, A., Robinson, R., May, T.W. and McMullan-Fisher, S.J.M. (2013). Fungimap Guide to Surveying Fungi in Australia, v.1.1. Fungimap Inc., South Yarra.


Hirst, M.J. (2013). A phylogenetic and morphological approach in a key Australian plant genus, Brachyscome. Australasian Plant Conservation 21, 24–26.