Andrew P. Vovides, Ph.D.

List of publications

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Selected Publications



    2016

  1. Vovides, A.P., Stevenson, D.W., Perez-Farrera, M.A., Lopez, S., and Avendano, S. 2016. What is Ceratozamia mexicana (Zamiaceae)? Botanical Sciences. 94(2): 161–181.

  2. Perez-Farrera, M.A., Vovides, A.P., Ruiz-Castillejos, C., Galicia, S., Cibrian-Jaramillo, A., and Lopez, S. 2016. Anatomy and morphology suggest a hybrid origin of Zamia katzeriana (Zamiaceae). Phytotaxa. 270(3): 161–181.

  3. Vovides, A.P., and Galicia, S. 2016. G-fibers and florin ring-like structures in Dioon (Zamiaceae). Botanical Sciences. 94(2): 263-268.

    2015

  4. Vovides, A.P. 2015. A call for communication within institutions. Roots. 12(2): 38-40.

  5. Pulido, M.T., Vargas-Zenteno, M., Vite, A., and Vovides, A.P. 2015. Range extension of the endangered Mexican cycad Ceratozamia fuscoviridis Moore,(teosintle): implications for conservation. Tropical Conservation Science. 8(3): 778-795.

    2014

  6. Perez-Farrera, M. A., Vovides, A.P., and Avendano, S. 2014. Morphology and leaflet anatomy of the Ceratozamia norstogii (zamiaceae, cycadales) species complex in Mexico with comments on relationships and speciation. International Journal of Plant Sciences. 175: 110-121.

    2013

  7. Vovides, A.P., Iglesias, C., Luna, V., and Balcázar, T. 2013. Los Jardines botánicos y la crisis de la biodiversidad. Botanical Sciences 91(3): 239-250.

    2012

  8. Perez-Farrera, M. A., Vovides, A.P., Martinez-Camilo, R., Martinez-Melendez, N., Gomez-Dominguez, H. and Galicia-Castellanos, S. 2012. Zamia grijalvensis sp. nov. (Zamiaceae, Cycadales) from Chiapas, Mexico with notes on hybridization and karyology. Nordic Journal of Botany. 30: 565–570.

  9. Vovides, A.P., Avendano, S., Perez-Farrera, M.A., and Stevenson, D.W.M. 2012.What is Ceratozamia brevifrons (Zamiaceae)? Brittonia. 64(1): 35–42.

    2011

  10. Nicolalde-Morejon, F., Vergara-Silva, F., Gonzalez-Astorga, J., Stevenson, D.W., Vovides, A.P. and Sosa, V. 2011. A character-based approach in the Mexican cycads supports diverse multigene combinations for DNA barcoding. Cladistics. 27: 150-164.

    2010

  11. Vovides, A.P., Linares, E. and Bye, R. 2010 Jardines Botánicos de México: Historia y Perspectiva. Serie Ciencia y Tecnología. Secretaría de Educación de Veracruz. ISBN 978-607-7579-18-2. 230pp

  12. Cabrera-Toledo, D., Gonzalez-Astorga, J., Nicolalde-Morejon, F., Vergara-Silva, F. and Vovides, A.P. 2010 Allozyme diversity levels in two congeneric Dioon spp. (Zamiaceae, Cycadales) with contrasting rarities. Plant Systematics and Evolution. 290: 115-125.

  13. Vovides, A.P., Perez-Farrera, M.A. and Iglesias, C. 2010 Cycad propagation by rural nurseries in Mexico as an alternative conservation strategy: 20 years on. Kew Bulletin. 65. 603-611.

    2009

  14. Nicolalde-Morejon, F., Vovides, A.P. and Stevenson, D. W. 2009. Taxonomic revision of Zamia in Mega-Mexico. Brittonia. 61: 301-335.

  15. Nicolalde-Morejon, F., Vergara-Silva, F., Gonzalez-Astorga, J., Vovides, A.P. and Espinosa de los Monteros, A. 2009. Reciprocal illumination of morphological characters upon a molecular hypothesis supports the proposal of a new species of cycad from Mexico. Systematics and Biodiversity. 7: 73-79.

  16. Perez-Farrera, M.A., Vovides, A.P., Martinez-Camillo, R., Martinez-Melendez, N. and Iglesias, C. 2009. A reassessment of the Ceratozamia miqueliana (Zamiaceae) species complex, with comments on species relationships. Systematics and Biodiversity. 7: 433-443.

  17. Burelo-Ramos, C.M., Lorea-Hernandez, F. G. and Vovides, A.P. 2009. Palynological survey of the subtribe Pithecocteniinae (Bignonnieae, Bignoniaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 159: 155-162.

    2008

  18. Vovides, A.P., Perez-Farrera, M.A., Gonzalez-Astorga, J. and Iglesias, C. 2008. A new species of Ceratozamia (Zamiaceae) from Oaxaca, Mexico with comments on habitat and relationships. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 157: 169-175.

  19. Vovides, A.P., Avendano, S., Perez-Farrera, M. A. and Gonzalez-Astorga, J. 2008. A new species of Ceratozamia (Zamiaceae, Cycadales) from Veracruz, Mexico. Novon. 18: 109-114.

  20. Gonzalez, D., Vovides, A.P. and Barcenas, C. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of the Neotropical genus Dioon (Cycadales, Zamiaceae) based on nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequence data. Systematic Botany. 33: 229-236.

  21. Nicolalde-Morejon, F., Vovides, A.P., Stevenson, D. W. and Sosa, V. 2008. The identity of Zamia katzeriana and Z. verschaffeltii (Zamiaceae). Brittonia. 60: 38-48.

  22. Gonzalez-Astorga, J., Vergara-Silva, F., Vovides, A.P., Nicolalde-Morejon, F., Cabrera-Toledo, D., Perez-Farrera, M. A. and Iglesias, C. 2008. Diversity and genetic structure of three species of Dioon Lindl. (Zamiaceae, Cycadales) on the Pacific seaboard of Mexico. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94: 765-776.

  23. Octavio-Aguilar, P., Gonzalez-Astorga, J. and Vovides, A.P. 2008. Population dynamics of the Mexican cycad Dioon edule Lindl. (Zamiaceae): life history stages and management impact. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 157: 381-391.

  24. Cabrera-Toledo, D., Gonzalez-Astorga, J. and Vovides, A.P. 2008. Heterozygote excess in ancient populations of the critically endangered Dioon caputoi (Zamiaceae, Cycadales). from central Mexico. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 158: 436-447.

    2006

  25. González-Astorga, J., Vovides, A.P., Octavio-Aguilar, P., Aguirre-Fey, D., Nicolalde-Morejon, F. and Iglesias, C. 2006. Genetic diversity and structure of the Cycad Zamia loddigesii miq. (Zamiaceae): implications for evolution and conservation. Botanical journal of the linnean society. 152: 533-544.

  26. Perez-Farrera, M. A. and Vovides, A.P. 2006. The ceremonial use the threatered "espadaña" cycad (Dioon merolae, zamiaceae) by a community of the central depression of Chiapas, Mexico. Boletin de la Sociedad Mexicana de Botanica. 78: 107-113.

  27. Perez-Farrera, M. A., Vovides, A.P., Octavio-Aguilar, P., Gonzalez-Astorga, J., Cruz-Rodriguez, J., Hernandez-Jonapa, R. and Villalobos-Mendez, S. A. 2006. Demography of the cycad Ceratozamia mirandae (Zamiaceae), under disturbed and undisturbed conditions in a biosphere reserve of Mexico. Plant ecology. 187: 97-108.

    2005

  28. Gonzalez-Astorga, J., Vovides, A.P., Cruz-Angon, A., Octavio-Aguilar, P. and Iglesias, C. 2005. Allozyme variation in three extant populations of the narrowly endemic cycad Dioon angustifolium miq. (Zamiaceae) from north-eastern Mexico. Annals of Botany. 95: 999-1007.

    2004

  29. Gonzalez-Astorga, J., Cruz-Angon, A., Flores-Palacios, A. and Vovides, A.P. 2004. Diversity and genetic structure of the Mexican endemic epiphyte: Tillandsia achyrostachys E. Morr. ex Baker var. achyrostachys (Bromeliaceae). Annals of Botany. 94: 545-551.

  30. Vovides, A.P., Perez-Farrera, M. A., Schutzman, B., Iglesias Delfin, C. G., Hernandez Sandoval, L., and Martinez, M. 2004. A new species of Ceratozamia (Zamiaceae) from Tabasco and Chiapas, Mexico. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 146: 123-128.

  31. Vovides, A.P., Gonzalez-Hernandez, M. D., Perez-Farrera, M. A., Avendaño reyes, S. and Barcenas Pazos, C. 2004. A review of research on the cycad genus Ceratozamia Brongn (Zamiaceae) in Mexico. Taxon. 53: 291-297.

  32. Kokubugata, G., Vovides, A.P. and Kondo, K. 2004. Mapping 5s ribosomal DNA on somatic chromosomes of four species of Ceratozamia and Stangeria eriopus (Cycadales). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 145: 499-504.

  33. Fisher, J.B., and Vovides, A.P. 2004. Mycorrhizae are present in cycad roots. The Botanical Review. 70: 16-23.

  34. Perez-Farrera, M. A. and Vovides, A.P. 2004. Spatial distribution, population structure and fecundity of Ceratozamia matudae Lundell (Zamiaceae) in El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas, Mexico. The Botanical Review. 70:299-311.

    2003

  35. Vovides, A.P., Perez-Farrera, M. A., Iglesias Delfin, C. G., Avendano Reyes, S. and Salas Morales, S. 2003. New Cycad (Zamiaceae) Reports from Chiapas, Oaxaca and Tabasco, Mexico. Rhodora. 105:379-384.

  36. Gonzalez-Astorga, J.A., Vovides, A.P., Ferrer, M. M. and Iglesias Delfin, C. G. 2003. Population genetics of Dioon edule Lindl. (Zamiaceae, Cycadales): biogeographical and evolutionary implications. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 80:457-467.

  37. Gonzalez-Astorga, J.A., Vovides, A.P. and Iglesias Delfin, C. G. 2003. Morphological and geographic variation of the cycad Dioon edule Lindl. (Zamiaceae): ecological and evolutionary implications. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 141:465-470.

    2002

  38. Gonzalez, D. and Vovides, A.P. 2002. Low intralineage divergence in Ceratozamia (Zamiaceae) detected with nuclear ribosomal DNA ITS and chloroplast DNA trnL-F Non-coding Region. Systematic Botany. 27: 654-661.

  39. Vovides, A.P., Etherington, J.R., Quentin Dresser, P., Groenhof, A., Iglesias, C. and Flores Ramirez, J. 2002. CAM-cycling in the cycad Dioon edule Lindl. in its natural tropical deciduous forest habitat in central Veracruz, Mexico. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 138: 155-162.

    2001

  40. Perez-Farrera, M. A., Vovides, A.P. and Iglesias, C. 2001. The cycad Ceratozamia norstogii Stevenson (Zamiaceae) from southern Mexico: new information on distribution, habitat and vegetative morphology. Botanical Journal of Linnean Society. 137: 71-76.

  41. Perez-Farrera, M. A., Vovides, A.P. and Iglesias, C. 2001. A new species of Ceratozamia (Zamiaceae) from Chiapas, Mexico. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 137: 77-80.

  42. Vovides, A.P., Perez-Farrera, M. A. and Iglesias, C. 2001. Another new species of Ceratozamia (Zamiaceae), from Chiapas, Mexico. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 137: 81-85.

    2000

  43. Perez-Farrera, M. A., Quintana-Ascencio, P.F., Salvatierra-Izaba, B. and Vovides, A.P. 2000. Population dynamics of Ceratozamia matudai Lundell (Zamiaceae) in El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas, Mexico. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 127: 291-299.

    1999

  44. Perez-Farrera, M. A., Vovides, A.P. and Iglesias, C. 1999 A new species of Ceratozamia (Zamiaceae, Cycadales) from Chiapas, Mexico. Novon. 9: 410-413.

    1998

  45. Vazquez-Torres, M. and Vovides, A.P. 1998 A new species of Ceratozamia (Zamiaceae) from Veracruz, Mexico. Novon. 8: 87-90.

    1997

  46. Vovides, A.P., Ogata, N., Sosa, V. and Pena-Garcia, E. 1997 Pollination of endangered Cuban cycad Mimocycas calocoma (Miq.) A.DC. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 125: 201-210.

    1996

  47. Vovides, A.P. and Olivares, M. 1996 Karyotype polymorphism in the cycad Zamia loddigesii (Zamiaceae) of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 120: 77-83.

  48. Vovides, A.P. and Iglesias, C.G. 1996 Seed germination of Magnolia dealbata Zucc. (Magnoliaceae), an endangered species from Mexico. Hortscience. 31: 877.

    1994

  49. Vovides, P.A. and Garcia, B.M.A 1994 A study of the in situ situation of four species of threatened understory palms of the genus Chamaedorea in the wild the state of Veracruz, Mexico. Principes. 38: 109-113.

    1993

  50. Vovides, A.P., Norstog, K. j., Fawcett, P.K.S., Duncan, M. W., Nash, R. J. and Molsen, D. V. 1993 Histological changes during maturation in male and female cones of the cycad Zamia furfuracea and their significance in relation to pollination biology. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 111: 241-252.

  51. Fawcett, P., Norstog, K. J., Vovides, A. 1993 Pollination of two species of Zambiaz in south of Florida and its implication for evolution of cycad strobili. Birbal Sahni Centenary. 111-121.

    1992

  52. Norstog, K. J., Fawcett, P.K.S. and Vovides, A. 1992 beetle pollination of two species of Zambia: evolution and ecological consideration Palaeobotanist. 41: 149-158.

    1991

  53. Vovides, A.P. 1991 Cone idioblasts of eleven cycad genera: morphology, distribution, and significance. Botanical Gazette. 152: 91-99.

  54. Vovides, A.P. 1991 Insect Symbionts of some Mexican Cycads in their natural habitat. Biotropica. 23: 102-104.

    1990

  55. Vovides, A.P. 1990 Spatial distribution, survival and fecundity of Dioon edule (Zamiaceae) in a tropical deciduous forest in Veracruz, Mexico, with notes on its habitat. American Journal of Botany. 77: 1532–1543.

    1983

  56. Vovides,A . P. 1983 Systematic studies on the Mexican Zamiaceae. I. Chromosome numbers and karyotypes. American Journal of Botany. 70: 1002-1006.


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