• From the Neotropics to the Namib: evidence for rapid ecological divergence following extreme long-distance dispersal 

      Gildenhuys, E.; Ellis, A.G.; Carroll, S.; Le Roux, J.J. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2015)
      Extreme long-distance dispersal is an important process in plant biogeography. Such events can lead to rapid diversification due to founder effects, genetic drift and novel selection in recipient environments. Balloon ...
    • The functional potential of the rhizospheric microbiome of an invasive tree species, Acacia dealbata 

      Kamutando, C.N.; Vikram, S.; Makhalanyane, T.P.; Greve, M.; Le Roux, J.J.; Richardson, D.M.; Cowan, D.A.; Valverde, A.; Kamgan-Nkuekam, G (Springer, 2019)
      Plant-microbe interactions mediate both the invasiveness of introduced plant species and the impacts that they have in invaded ecosystems. Although the phylogenetic composition of the rhizospheric microbiome of Acacia ...
    • Fungal planet description sheets 400-468 

      Crous, P.W.; Wingfield, M.J.; Richardson, D.M.; Le Roux, J.J.; Strasberg, D.; Edwards, J.; Roets, F.; Hubka, V.; Taylor, P.W.J.; Heykoop, M.; Martin, M.P.; Moreno, G.; Sutton, D.A.; Wiederhold, N.P.; Barnes, C.W.; Carlavilla, J.R.; Gene, J.; Giraldo, A.; Guarnaccia, V.; Guarro, J.; Hernandez-Restrepo, M.; Kolarik, M.; Manjon, J.L.; Pascoe, I.G.; Popov, E.S.; Sandoval-Denis, M.; Woudenberg, J.H.C.; Acharya, K.; Alexandrova, A.V.; Alvarado, P.; Barbosa, R.N.; Baseia, I.G.; Blanchette, R.A.; Boekhout, T.; Burgess, T.I.; Cano-Lira, J.F.; Cmokova, A.; Dimitrov, R.A.; Dyakov, M.Y.; Duenas, M.; Dutta, A.K.; Esteve-Raventos, F.; Fedosova, A.G.; Fournier, J.; Gamboa, P.; Gouliamova, D.E.; Grebenc, T.; Groenewald, M.; Hanse, B.; Hardy, G.E.S.J.; Held, B.W.; Jurjevic, Z.; Kaewgrajang, T.; Latha, K.P.D.; Lombard, L.; Luangsa-ard, J.J.; Lyskova, P.; Mallatova, N.; Manimohan, P.; Miller, A.N.; Mirabolfathy, M.; Morozova, O.V.; Obodai, M.; Oliveira, N.T.; Ordonez, M.E.; Otto, E.C.; Paloi, S.; Peterson, S.W.; Phosri, C.; Roux, J.; Salazar, W.A.; Sanchez, A.; Sarria, G.A.; Shin, H.D.; Silva, B.D.B.; Silva, G.A.; Smith, M.T.; Souza-Motta, C.M.; Stchigel, A.M.; Stoilova-Disheva, M.M.; Sulzbacher, M.A.; Telleria, M.T.; Toapanta, C.; Traba, J.M.; Valenzuela-Lopez, N.; Watling, R.; Groenewald, J.Z. (Naturalis Biodiversity Center & Centraalbureau voor Schemmelcultures, 2016)
      Novel species of fungi described in the present study include the following from Australia: Vermiculariopsiella eucalypti, Mulderomyces natalis (incl. Mulderomyces gen. nov.), Fusicladium paraamoenum, Neotrimmatostroma ...
    • Fungal Planet description sheets: 469-557 

      Crous, P.W.; Wingfield, M.J.; Burgess, T.I.; Hardy, G.E.S.J.; Crane, C.; Barrett, S.; Cano-Lira, J.F.; Le Roux, J.J.; Thangavel, R.; Guarro, J.; Stchigel, A.M.; Martin, M.P.; Alfredo, D.S.; Barber, P.A.; Barreto, R.W.; Baseia, I.G.; Cano-Canals, J.; Cheewangkoon, R.; Ferreira, R.J.; Gene, J.; Lechat, C.; Moreno, G.; Roets, F.; Shivas, R.G.; Sousa, J.O.; Tan, Y.P.; Wiederhold, N.P.; Abell, S.E.; Accioly, T.; Albizu, J.L.; Alves, J.L.; Antoniolli, Z.I.; Aplin, N.; Araujo, J.; Arzanlou, M.; Bezerra, J.D.P.; Bouchara, J.-P; Carlavilla, J.R.; Castillo, A.; Castroagudin, V.L.; Ceresini, P.C.; Claridge, G.F.; Coelho, G.; Coimbra, V.R.M.; Costa, L.A.; da Cunha, K.C.; da Silva, S.S.; Daniel, R.; de Beer, Z.W.; Duenas, M.; Edwards, J.; Enwistle, P.; Fiuza, P.O.; Fournier, J.; Garcia, D.; Gibertoni, T.B.; Giraud, S.; Guevara-Suarez, M.; Gusmao, L.F.P.; Haituk, S.; Heykoop, M.; Hirooka, Y.; Hofmann, T.A.; Houbraken, J.; Hughes, D.P.; Kautmanova, I.; Koppel, O.; Koukol, O.; Larsson, E.; Latha, K.P.D.; Lee, D.H.; Lisboa, D.O.; Lisboa, W.S.; Lopez-Villalba, A.; Maciel, J.L.N.; Manimohan, P.; Manjon, J.L.; Marincowitz, S.; Marney, T.S.; Meijer, M.; Miller, A.N.; Olariaga, I.; Paiva, L.M.; Piepenburg, M.; Poveda-Molero, J.C.; Raj, K.N.A.; Raja, H.A.; Rougeron, A.; Salcedo, I.; Samadi, R.; Santos, T.A.B.; Scarlett, K.; Seifert, K.A.; Shuttleworth, L.A.; Silva, G.A.; Silva, M.; Siqueira, J.P.Z.; Souza-Motta, C.M.; Stephenson, S.L.; Sutton, D.A.; Tamakeaw, N.; Telleria, M.T.; Valenzuela-Lopez, N.; Viljoen, A.; Visagie, C.M.; Vizzini, A.; Wartchow, F.; Wingfield, B.D.; Yurchenko, E.; Zamora, J.C.; Groenewald, J.Z. (Naturalis Biodiversity Center & Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, 2016)
      Novel species of fungi described in this study include those from various countries as follows: Australia: Apiognomonia lasiopetali on Lasiopetalum sp., Blastacervulus eucalyptorum on Eucalyptus adesmophloia, Bullanockia ...
    • Fungal Planet description sheets: 371–399 

      Crous, P.W.; Wingfield, M.J.; Le Roux, J.J.; Richardson, D.M.; Strasberg, D.; Shivas, R.G.; Alvarado, P.; Edwards, J.; Moreno, G.; Sharma, R.; Sonawane, M.S.; Tan, Y.P.; Altes, A.; Barasubiye, T.; Barnes, C.W.; Blanchette, R.A.; Boertmann, D.; Bogo, A.; Carlavilla, J.R.; Cheewangkoon, R.; Daniel, R.; de Beer, Z.W.; de Jesus Yanez-Morales, M.; Duong, T.A.; Fernandez-Vicente, J.; Geering, A.D.W.; Guest, D.I.; Held, B.W.; Heykoop, M.; Hubka, V.; Ismail, A.M.; Kajale, S.C.; Khemmuk, W.; Kolarik, M.; Kurli, R.; Lebeuf, R.; Levesque, C.A.; Lombard, L.; Magista, D.; Manjon, J.L.; Marincowitz, S.; Mohedano, J.M.; Novakova, A.; Oberlies, N.H.; Otto, E.C.; Paguigan, N.D.; Pascoe, I.G.; Perez-Butron, J.L.; Perrone, G.; Rahi, P.; Raja, H.A.; Rintoul, T.; Sanhueza, R.M.V.; Scarlett, K.; Shouche, Y.S.; Shuttleworth, L.A.; Taylor, P.W.J.; Thorn, R.G.; Vawdrey, L.L.; Solano-Vidal, R.; Voitk, A.; Wong, P.T.W.; Wood, A.R.; Zamora, J.C.; Groenewald, J.Z (Naturalis Biodiversity Center, 2015)
      Novel species of fungi described in the present study include the following from Australia: Neoseptorioides eucalypti gen. & sp. nov. from Eucalyptus radiata leaves, Phytophthora gondwanensis from soil, Diaporthe tulliensis ...
    • Genetic analysis shows low levels of hybridization between African wildcats (Felis silvestris lybica) and domestic cats (F. s. catus) in South Africa 

      Le Roux, J.J; Foxcroft, L.C.; Herbst, M.; MacFadyen, S. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2015)
      Hybridization between domestic and wild animals is a major concern for biodiversity conservation, and as habitats become increasingly fragmented, conserving biodiversity at all levels, including genetic, becomes increasingly ...
    • Genetic diversity and structure of the globally invasive tree, Paraserianthes lophantha subspecies lophantha, suggest an introduction history characterised by varying propagule pressure 

      Thompson, G.D.; Richardson, D.M.; Wilson, J.R.U.; Bellstedt, D.U.; Le Roux, J.J. (Springer, 2016)
      An emerging insight in invasion biology is that intra-specific genetic variation, human usage, and introduction histories interact to shape genetic diversity and its distribution in populations of invasive species. We ...
    • Getting here from there: testing the paradigm of invasion success 

      Hardesty, Denise; Le Roux, Johannes; Meyer, Jean-Yves; Westcott, David; Wieczorek, Ania (2012)
      Aim To explore the potential of genetic processes and mating systems to influence successful plant invasions, we compared genetic diversity of the highly invasive tropical treelet, Miconia calvescens, in nine invasive ...
    • Ghosts from the past: even comprehensive sampling of the native range may not be enough to unravel the introduction history of invasive species – the case of Acacia dealbata invasions in South Africa 

      Hirsch, H.; Castillo, M.L.; Impson, F.A.C.; Kleinjan, C.; Richardson, D.M.; Le Roux, J.J. (Botanical Society of America, 2019)
      PREMISE OF THE STUDY: Knowledge about the introduction history (source(s), number and size of introduction events) of an invasive species is a crucial prerequisite to understand invasion success and to facilitate effective ...
    • Ghosts of glaciers and the disjunct distribution of a threatened California moth (Euproserpinus euterpe) 

      Rubinoff, D.; Jose, M.S.; Johnson, P.; Wells, R.; Osborne, K.; Le Roux, J.J. (Elsevier Ltd., 2015)
      The Kern Primrose Sphinx moth (Euproserpinus euterpe) is a threatened moth twice thought to have gone extinct. It was historically known only from a small basin in the southern Sierra Nevada of California, but a new ...
    • The global distribution of bamboos: assessing correlates of introduction and invasion 

      Canavan, S.; Richardson, D.M.; Visser, V.; Le Roux, J.J.; Voronstsova, M.S.; Wilson, J.R.U. (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      There is a long history of species being moved around the world by humans. These introduced species can provide substantial benefits, but they can also have undesirable consequences. We explore the importance of human ...
    • Historical range contraction, and not taxonomy, explains the contemporary genetic structure of the Australian tree, Acacia dealbata Link 

      Hirsch, H.; Richardson, D.M.; Impson, F.A.C.; Kleinjan, C.; Le Roux, J.J. (Springer, 2018)
      Irrespective of its causes, strong population genetic structure indicates a lack of gene flow. Understanding the processes that underlie such structure, and the spatial patterns it causes, is valuable for conservation ...
    • Human usage in the native range may determine future genetic structure of an invasion: insights from Acacia pycnantha 

      Le Roux, J.J.; Richardson, D.M.; Wilson, J.R.U.; Ndlovu, J. (BioMed Central Ltd, 2013)
      Background: The influence of introduction history and post-introduction dynamics on genetic diversity and structure has been a major research focus in invasion biology. However, genetic diversity and structure in the ...
    • Human-mediated introductions of Australian acacias – a global experiment in biogeography 

      Richardson, D.M.; Carruthers, J.; Hui, C.; Impson, F.A.C.; Miller, J.T.; Robertson, R.P.; Rouget, M.; Le Roux, J.J.; Wilson, J.R.U. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2011)
      Aim Australian acacias (1012 recognized species native to Australia, which were previously grouped in Acacia subgenus Phyllodineae) have been moved extensively around the world by humans over the past 250 years. This has ...
    • Importance of soil legacy effects and successful mutualistic interactions during Australian acacia invasions in nutrient-poor environments 

      Le Roux, J.J.; Ellis, A.G.; van Zyl, L.-M.; Hosking, N.D.; Keet, J.-H.; Yannelli, F.A. (British Ecological Society, 2018)
      1. Non-native plants often alter environments they invade, favouring their own performance through positive feedbacks. Plant–soil interactions represent one such mechanism, but their complexity (e.g. invader-induced changes ...
    • Incorporating risk mapping at multiple spatial scales into eradication management plans 

      Kaplan, H.; van Niekerk, A.; le Roux, J.J.; Richardson, D.M.; Wilson, J.R.U. (Springer, 2014)
      The success of pro-active management of invasive plants depends on the ability to rapidly detect invasive populations and individuals. However, the factors important for detection depend on the spatial scale examined. We ...
    • Increasing functional modularity with residence time in the co-distribution of native and introduced vascular plants 

      Hui, C.; Richardson, D.M.; Pysek, P.; Le Roux, J.J.; Kučera, T.; Jarošík, V. (2013)
      Species gain membership of regional assemblages by passing through multiple ecological and environmental filters. To capture the potential trajectory of structural changes in regional meta-communities driven by biological ...
    • Introduced and invasive cactus species: a global review 

      Novoa, A.; Le Roux, J.J.; Robertson, M.P.; Wilson, J.R.U.; Richardson, D.M. (Oxford University Press, 2015)
      Understanding which species are introduced and become invasive, and why, are central questions in invasion science. Comparative studies on model taxa have provided important insights, but much more needs to be done to ...
    • Introduction to the special issue: Tree invasions: towards a better understanding of their complex evolutionary dynamics 

      Hirsch, H.; Richardson, D.M.; Le Roux, J.J. (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      Many invasive plants show evidence of trait-based evolutionary change, but these remain largely unexplored for invasive trees. The increasing number of invasive trees and their tremendous impacts worldwide, however, illustrates ...
    • Invasion dynamics of Lantana camara L. (sensu lato) in South Africa. 

      Vardien, W.; Richardson, D.M.; Foxcroft, L.C.; Thompson, G.; Wilson, J.R.; Le Roux, J.C. (2012)
      Lantana camara L. (sensu lato) has a wide range of impacts throughout its global invasive range. Here we review the mechanisms driving its invasion dynamics in South Africa at national (biome, habitat) and regional (within ...