Publications

Nelsen, Matthew P., Robert Lücking, C. Kevin Boyce, H. Thorsten Lumbsch, and Richard H. Ree. 2020. The macroevolutionary dynamics of symbiotic and phenotypic diversification in lichens. PNAS https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2001913117

Ding, Wen-Na, Richard H. Ree, Robert A. Spicer, and Yao-Wu Xing. 2020. Ancient orogenic and monsoon-driven assembly of the world’s richest temperate alpine flora. Science 369, no. 6503: 578–81. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abb4484

Nelsen, Matthew P., Robert Lücking, C. Kevin Boyce, H. Thorsten Lumbsch, and Richard H. Ree. 2020. No support for the emergence of lichens prior to the evolution of vascular plants. Geobiology 18, no. 1: 3–13. https://doi.org/10.1111/gbi.12369

Nelsen, Matthew P., Richard H. Ree, and Corrie S. Moreau. 2018. Ant–plant interactions evolved through increasing interdependence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115, no. 48: 12253–58. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1719794115

Ree, Richard H., and Isabel Sanmartín. 2018. Conceptual and statistical problems with the DEC+J model of founder-event speciation and its comparison with DEC via model selection. Journal of Biogeography 45, no. 4: 741–49. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13173

Alcantara, Suzana, Richard H. Ree, and Renato Mello-Silva. 2018. Accelerated diversification and functional trait evolution in Velloziaceae reveal new insights into the origins of the campos rupestres’ exceptional floristic richness. Annals of Botany 122, no. 1: 165–80. https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcy063

Xing, Yaowu, and Richard H. Ree. 2017. Uplift-driven diversification in the Hengduan Mountains, a temperate biodiversity hotspot. PNAS https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1616063114

Moeller, David A., Ryan D. Briscoe Runquist, Annika M. Moe, Monica A. Geber, Carol Goodwillie, Pierre-Olivier Cheptou, Christopher G. Eckert, et al. 2017. Global biogeography of mating system variation in seed plants. Ecology Letters 20, no. 3: 375–84. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.12738

Yu, W-B, M-L Liu, H Wang, RR Mill, RH Ree, J-B Yang, and D-Z Li. 2015. Towards a comprehensive phylogeny of the large temperate genus Pedicularis (Orobanchaceae), with an emphasis on species from the Himalaya-Hengduan Mountains. BMC Plant Biology 15 (1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-015-0547-9

Hinchliff, CE, SA Smith, JF Allman, JG Burleigh, R Chaudhary, LM Coghill, KA Crandall, J Deng, BT Drew, R Gazis, K Gude, DS Hibbett, LA Katz, HD Laughinghouse, EJ McTavish, PE Midford, CL Owen, RH Ree, JA Rees, DE Soltis, T Williams, and KA Cranston. 2015. Synthesis of phylogeny and taxonomy into a comprehensive tree of life. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (41): 12764–69. https://doi.org/0.1073/pnas.1423041112

Ree, RH, and AL Hipp. 2015. Inferring phylogenetic history from restriction site associated DNA (RADseq). In Next-Generation Sequencing in Plant Systematics, edited by E Hörandl and MS Appelhans. Regnum Vegetabile 158. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Meseguer, AS, JM Lobo, RH Ree, DJ Beerling, and I Sanmartín. 2014. “Integrating fossils, phylogenies, and niche models into biogeography to reveal ancient evolutionary history: the case of Hypericum (Hypericaceae).” Systematic Biology, November, syu088. https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syu088.

Winger, BM, FK Barker, and RH Ree. 2014. Temperate origins of long-distance seasonal migration in New World songbirds. PNAS 111 (33): 12115–20. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1405000111

Tkach, N, RH Ree, P Kuss, M Röser, and MH Hoffmann. 2014. High mountain origin, phylogenetics, evolution, and niche conservatism of Arctic lineages in the hemiparasitic genus Pedicularis (Orobanchaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 76 (July): 75–92. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2014.03.004.

Elkington, BG, K Sydara, A Newsome, CH Hwang, DC Lankin, C Simmler, JG Napolitano, RH Ree, JG Graham, C Gyllenhaal, S Bouamanivong, O Souliya, GF Pauli, SG Franzblau, and DD Soejarto. 2014. New Finding of an Anti-TB Compound in the Genus Marsypopetalum (Annonaceae) from a Traditional Herbal Remedy of Laos. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 151 (2): 903–11. doi:10.1016/j.jep.2013.11.057.

Ree, RH. 2014. Using phylogenies to study phenotypic evolution: comparative methods and tests of adaptation. In The Princeton Guide to Evolution, edited by JB Losos. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press.

Wen, J, RH Ree, SM Ickert-Bond, Z Nie, and V Funk. 2013. Biogeography: Where do we go from here? Taxon 62 (5): 912–27. https://doi.org/10.12705/625.15

Eaton, DAR, and RH Ree. 2013. Inferring Phylogeny and Introgression Using RADseq Data: An Example from Flowering Plants (Pedicularis: Orobanchaceae). Systematic Biology 62 (5): 689–706. https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syt032

Beaulieu, JM, RH Ree, J Cavender-Bares, GD Weiblen, and MJ Donoghue. 2012. Synthesizing phylogenetic knowledge for ecological research. Ecology 93 (8s): S4–13. https://doi.org/10.1890/11-0638.1

Eaton, DAR, CB Fenster, J Hereford, S-Q Huang, and RH Ree. 2012. Floral Diversity and Community Structure in Pedicularis (Orobanchaceae). Ecology 93 (8s): S182–94. https://doi.org/10.1890/11-0501.1

Webb, CO, and RH Ree. 2012. Historical biogeography inference in Malesia. In Biotic Evolution and Environmental Change in Southeast Asia, edited by DJ Gower. The Systematics Association Special Volume Series, v. 82. Cambridge: The Systematics Association: Cambridge University Press.

Yu, W-B, P-H Huang, RH Ree, M-L Liu, D-Z Li, and H Wang. 2011. DNA barcoding of Pedicularis L. (Orobanchaceae): evaluating four universal barcode loci in a large and hemiparasitic genus. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 49 (September): 425–37. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1759-6831.2011.00154.x

Goldberg, EE, LT Lancaster, and RH Ree. 2011. Phylogenetic inference of reciprocal effects between geographic range evolution and diversification. Systematic Biology 60 (4): 451–65. https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syr046

Vila, R, CD Bell, R Macniven, B Goldman-Huertas, RH Ree, CR Marshall, Z Bálint, K Johnson, D Benyamini, and NE Pierce. 2011. Phylogeny and palaeoecology of Polyommatus Blue butterflies show Beringia was a climate-regulated gateway to the New World. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278: 2737–44. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2010.2213

Branco, S, and RH Ree. 2010. Serpentine soils do not limit mycorrhizal fungal diversity. PLoS ONE 5 (7): e11757. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0011757

Eckert, CG, S Kalisz, MA Geber, R Sargent, E Elle, P-O Cheptou, C Goodwillie, MO Johnston, JK Kelly, DA Moeller, E Porcher, RH Ree, M Vallejo-Marín, and AA Winn. 2010. Plant mating systems in a changing world. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 25 (1): 35–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2009.06.013

Goodwillie, C, RD Sargent, CG Eckert, E Elle, MA Geber, MO Johnston, S Kalisz, DA Moeller, RH Ree, M Vallejo-Marin, and AA Winn. 2010. Correlated evolution of mating system and floral display traits in flowering plants and its implications for the distribution of mating system variation. New Phytologist 185 (1): 311–21. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.03043.x

Salvo, G, SYW Ho, G Rosenbaum, RH Ree, and E Conti. 2010. Tracing the temporal and spatial origins of island endemics in the Mediterranean region: a case study from the citrus family (Ruta L., Rutaceae). Systematic Biology 59 (6): 705–22. https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syq046

Xie, L, WL Wagner, RH Ree, PE Berry, and J Wen. 2009. “Molecular phylogeny, divergence time estimates, and historical biogeography of Circaea (Onagraceae) in the Northern Hemisphere.” Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53 (3): 995–1009. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.09.009.

Zhang, D-C, DE Boufford, RH Ree, and H Sun. 2009. The 29°N latitudinal line: an important division in the Hengduan Mountains, a biodiversity hotspot in southwest China. Nordic Journal of Botany 27 (5): 405–12. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.2008.00235.x

Santos, JC, LA Coloma, K Summers, JP Caldwell, RH Ree, and DC Cannatella. 2009. Amazonian amphibian diversity is primarily derived from late Miocene Andean lineages. PLoS Biology 7 (3): e56. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.1000056

Ree, RH, and I Sanmartín. 2009. Prospects and challenges for parametric models in historical biogeographical inference. Journal of Biogeography 36 (7): 1211–20. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.02068.x

Yue, J-P, H Sun, DA Baum, J-H Li, IA Al-Shebaz, and RH Ree. 2009. Molecular phylogeny of Solms-Laubachia (Brassicaceae) S.l., based on multiple nuclear and plastid DNA sequences, and its biogeographic implications. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 47 (5): 402–15.

Clark, JR, RH Ree, ME Alfaro, MG King, WL Wagner, and EH Roalson. 2008. A comparative study in ancestral range reconstruction methods: retracing the uncertain histories of insular lineages. Systematic Biology 57 (5): 693–707. https://doi.org/10.1080/10635150802426473

Ree, R, and S Smith. 2008. Maximum likelihood inference of geographic range evolution by dispersal, local extinction, and cladogenesis. Systematic Biology 57 (1): 4–14.

Yue, J, K Feldheim, H Sun, and RH Ree. 2008. Ten microsatellite loci from Solms-laubachia eurycarpa (Brassicaceae). Molecular Ecology Resources 8 (5): 1023–25. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02141.x

Sargent, RD, C Goodwillie, S Kalisz, and RH Ree. 2007. Phylogenetic evidence for a flower size and number trade-off. American Journal of Botany 94 (12): 2059–62. https://doi.org/10.3732/ajb.94.12.2059

Fine, PVA, and RH Ree. 2006. Evidence for a time-integrated species-area effect on the latitudinal gradient in tree diversity. The American Naturalist 168 (6): 796–804. https://doi.org/10.1086/508635

Ree, RH, BR Moore, CO Webb, and MJ Donoghue. 2005. A likelihood framework for inferring the evolution of geographic range on phylogenetic trees. Evolution 59 (11): 2299–2311.

Ree, RH. 2005. Detecting the historical signature of key innovations using stochastic models of character evolution and cladogenesis. Evolution 59 (2): 257–65.

Ree, RH. 2005. Phylogeny and the evolution of floral diversity in Pedicularis (Orobanchaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 166 (4): 595–613. https://doi.org/10.1086/430191

Ree, RH, HL Citerne, M Lavin, and QCB Cronk. 2004. Heterogeneous selection on LEGCYC paralogs in relation to flower morphology and the phylogeny of Lupinus (Leguminosae). Molecular Biology and Evolution 21 (2): 321–31. https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msh022

Sanderson, MJ, AC Driskell, RH Ree, O Eulenstein, and S Langley. 2003. Obtaining maximal concatenated phylogenetic data sets from large sequence databases. Molecular Biology and Evolution 20 (7): 1036–42. https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msg115

Donoghue, MJ, and RH Ree. 2000. Homoplasy and developmental constraint: a model and an example from plants. American Zoologist 40 (5): 759–69.

Ree, RH, and MJ Donoghue. 1999. Inferring rates of change in flower symmetry in asterid angiosperms. Systematic Biology 48 (3): 633. https://doi.org/10.1080/106351599260201

Ree, RH, and MJ Donoghue. 1998. Step matrices and the interpretation of homoplasy. Systematic Biology 47 (4): 582–88. https://doi.org/10.1080/106351598260590

Donoghue, MJ, RH Ree, and DA Baum. 1998. Phylogeny and the evolution of flower symmetry in the Asteridae. Trends in Plant Science 3 (8): 311–17. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1360-1385(98)01278-3

Ree, RH. 1997. Pollen flow, fecundity, and the adaptive significance of heterostyly in Palicourea padifolia (Rubiaceae). Biotropica 29 (3): 298–308.