Selected papers

  1. Winger, B. M., F. K. Barker, and R. H. Ree. 2014. Temperate Origins of Long-Distance Seasonal Migration in New World Songbirds. PNAS 111(33): 12115–20. doi:10.1073/pnas.1405000111. [PDF]
  2. Eaton, D. A. R. and R. H. Ree. 2013. Inferring phylogeny and introgression using RADseq data: an example from flowering plants (Pedicularis: Orobanchaceae). Systematic Biology 62:689–706. doi:10.1093/sysbio/syt032 [PDF]
  3. Eaton, D. A. R., C. B. Fenster, J. Hereford, S.-Q. Huang, and R. H. Ree. 2012. Floral diversity and community structure in Pedicularis (Orobanchaceae). Ecology 93 (8s):S182–S194. doi:10.1890/11-0501.1 [PDF]
  4. Beaulieu, J. M., R. H. Ree, J. Cavender-Bares, G. D. Weiblen, and M. J. Donoghue. 2012. Synthesizing phylogenetic knowledge for ecological research. Ecology 93(8s):S4–S13. doi:10.1890/11-0638.1 [PDF]
  5. Yu, W.-B., P.-H. Huang, R. H. 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 49:425–437. doi:10.1111/j.1759-6831.2011.00154.x [PDF]
  6. Goldberg, E. E., L. T. Lancaster, and R. H. Ree. 2011. Phylogenetic inference of reciprocal effects between geographic range evolution and diversification. Systematic Biology 60(4):451–465. doi:10.1093/sysbio/syr046 [PDF]
  7. Vila, R., C. D. Bell, R. Macniven, B. Goldman-Huertas, R. H. Ree, C. R. Marshall, Z. Bálint, K. Johnson, D. Benyamini, and N. E. 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 278:2737–2744. doi:10.1098/rspb.2010.2213 [PDF]
  8. Branco, S., and R. H. Ree. 2010. Serpentine soils do not limit mycorrhizal fungal diversity. PLoS ONE 5(7):e11757. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011757
  9. Goodwillie, C., R. D. Sargent, C. G. Eckert, E. Elle, M. A. Geber, M. O. Johnston, S. Kalisz, D. Moeller, R. H. Ree, M. Vallejo-Marin, and A. A. 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):311–321. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.03043.x
  10. Salvo, G., S. Y. W. Ho, G. Rosenbaum, R. H. 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):705–722. doi:10.1093/sysbio/syq046 [PDF]
  11. Xie, L., W. L. Wagner, R. H. Ree, P. E. 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
  12. Santos, J. C., L. A. Coloma, K. Summers, J. P. Caldwell, R. H. Ree, and D. C. Cannatella. 2009. Amazonian amphibian diversity is primarily derived from Late Miocene Andean lineages. PLoS Biology 7(3):e56. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000056
  13. Zhang, D.-C., D. E. Boufford, R. H. 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):405–412. doi:10.1111/j.1756-1051.2008.00235.x
  14. Yue, J.-P., H. Sun, D. A. Baum, J.-H. Li, I. A. Al-Shebaz, and R. H. 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):402–415 [PDF]
  15. Ree, R. H., and I. Sanmartín. 2009. Prospects and challenges for parametric models in historical biogeographical inference. Journal of Biogeography 36(7):1211–1220. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.02068.x [PDF]
  16. Clark, J. R., R. H. Ree, M. E. Alfaro, M. G. King, W. L. Wagner, and E. H. Roalson. 2008. A comparative study in ancestral range reconstruction methods: retracing the uncertain histories of insular lineages. Systematic Biology 57(5):693–707. doi:10.1080/10635150802426473 [PDF]
  17. Yue, J.-P., K. Feldheim, H. Sun, and R. H. Ree. 2008. Ten microsatellite loci from Solms-Laubachia eurycarpa (Brassicaceae). Molecular Ecology Resources 8(5):1023–1025. doi:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02141.x
  18. Ree, R. H., and S. A. Smith. 2008. Maximum likelihood inference of geographic range evolution by dispersal, local extinction, and cladogenesis. Systematic Biology 57(1):4–14 [PDF]
  19. Sargent, R. D., C. Goodwillie, S. Kalisz, and R. H. Ree. 2007. Phylogenetic evidence for a flower size and number trade-off. American Journal of Botany 94(12):2059–2062. doi:10.3732/ajb.94.12.2059 [PDF]
  20. Fine, P. V. A., and R. H. Ree. 2006. Evidence for a time-integrated species-area effect on the latitudinal gradient in tree diversity. The American Naturalist 168(6):796–804. doi:10.1086/508635 [PDF]
  21. Ree, R. H., B. R. Moore, C. O. Webb, and M. J. Donoghue. 2005. A likelihood framework for inferring the evolution of geographic range on phylogenetic trees. Evolution 59(11):2299–2311 [PDF]
  22. Ree, R. H. 2005. Detecting the historical signature of key innovations using stochastic models of character evolution and cladogenesis. Evolution 59(2):257–265 [PDF]
  23. Ree, R. H. 2005. Phylogeny and the evolution of floral diversity in Pedicularis (Orobanchaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 166(4):595–613. doi:10.1086/430191 [PDF]
  24. Ree, R. H., H. L. Citerne, M. Lavin, and Q. C. B. Cronk. 2004. Heterogeneous selection on LEGCYC paralogs in relation to flower morphology and the phylogeny of Lupinus (Leguminosae). Molecular Biology and Evolution 21(2):321–331. doi:10.1093/molbev/msh022 [PDF]
  25. Sanderson, M. J., A. C. Driskell, R. H. Ree, O. Eulenstein, and S. Langley. 2003. Obtaining maximal concatenated phylogenetic data sets from large sequence databases. Molecular Biology and Evolution 20(7):1036–1042. doi:10.1093/molbev/msg115
  26. Donoghue, M. J., and R. H. Ree. 2000. Homoplasy and developmental constraint: a model and an example from plants. American Zoologist 40(5):759–769
  27. Ree, R. H., and M. J. Donoghue. 1999. Inferring rates of change in flower symmetry in asterid angiosperms. Systematic Biology 48(3):633. doi:10.1080/106351599260201 [PDF]
  28. Ree, R. H., and M. J. Donoghue. 1998. Step matrices and the interpretation of homoplasy. Systematic Biology 47(4):582–588. doi:10.1080/106351598260590 [PDF]
  29. Donoghue, M. J., R. H. Ree, and D. A. Baum. 1998. Phylogeny and the evolution of flower symmetry in the Asteridae. Trends in Plant Science 3(8):311–317. doi:10.1016/S1360-1385(98)01278-3 [PDF]
  30. Ree, R. H. 1997. Pollen flow, fecundity, and the adaptive significance of heterostyly in Palicourea padifolia (Rubiaceae). Biotropica 29(3):298–308[PDF]