Department of Biology
Institute for Plant Science and Microbiology
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Dr. Barbara Rudolph - Publications

last update: 26 Oct 2017


Peer-reviewed articels


  • Heydel, F., Engels, J.G., Feigs, J.T., Vásquez, E., Rudolph, B., Rohwer, J.G. & Jensen, K. (2017):  Adaptation to tidal flooding and rapid genetic divergence between a narrow endemic grass species and its widespread congener lead to an early stage of ecological speciation. Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution and Systematics 27: 57-67.
  • Rohde, R., Rudolph, B., Ruthe, K., Lorea-Hernández, F.G., Moraes, P.L.R. de, Li, J. & Rohwer, J.G. (2017):  Neither Phoebe nor Cinnamomum – the tetrasporangiate species of Aiouea (Lauraceae). Taxon 66: 1085-1111.


  • Geedicke, I., Schultz, M., Rudolph, B., Oldeland, J. (2016):  Phylogenetic clustering found in lichen but not in plant communities in European heathlands. Community Ecology  17: 216-224.
  • Trofimov, D., Rudolph, B., Rohwer, J.G. (2016):  Phylogenetic study of the genus Nectandra Rol. ex Rottb. (Lauraceae), and reinstatement of Damburneya Raf. TAXON 65(5): 980-996. , DOI: 10.12705/655.3  


  • Jürgens, N., Vlieghe, K. E. P., Bohn, C., Erni, B., Gunter, F., Oldeland, J., Rudolph, B. and Picker, M. D. (2015):  Weaknesses in the plant competition hypothesis for fairy circle formation and evidence supporting the sand termite hypothesis: Response to recent plant competition hypothesis. Ecological Entomology  40: 661-668. , DOI: 10.111/een.12266


  • Rohwer, J. G., Moraes, P.L.R. de, Rudolph, B. & van der Werff, H. (2014):  A phylogenetic analysis of the Cryptocarya group (Lauraceae), and relationships of Dahlgrenodendron, Sinopora, Triadodaphne, and Yasunia. Phytotaxa 158: 111-132.  Weblink


  • Parolin, P., Rudolph, B., Bartel, S., Bresch, C., Poncet, C. (2012):  Worldwide invasion pathways of the South American Eichhornia crassipes. . Acta Horticulturae  937: 1133-1140.


  • Rohwer, J. G., Li, J., Rudolph, B., Schmidt, S. A., van der Werff, H., Li, H.-W. (2009):  Is Persea (Lauraceae) monophyletic? Evidence from nuclear ribosomal ITS sequences. Taxon 58: 1153–1167.


  • Thiede, J., Schmidt, S. A., Rudolph, B. (2007):  Phylogenetic implications of the chloroplast rpcC1 intron in the Aizoaceae (Caryophyllales). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 35: 372–380.


  • Rohwer, J. G., Rudolph, B. (2005):  Jumping genera: The phylogenetic positions of Cassytha, Hypodaphnis, and Neocinnamomum (Lauraceae) based on different analyses of trnK intron sequences. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 92: 153–178.

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  • Varghese, J. P., Rudolph, B., Uzunova, M. I. & Ecke, W. (2000):  Use of 5’ anchored primers for the enhanced recovery of specific microsatellite markers in Brassica napus L. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 1001: 115–119.


  • Piechulla, B., Merforth, N., Rudolph, B. (1998):  Identification of tomato lhc Promoter regions necessary for circadian expression. Plant Molecular Biology 38: 655–662.

Books and Series


  • Rudolph, B. (2001):  Entwicklung, Charakterisierung und genetische Kartierung von Mikrosatelliten-Markern beim Raps (Brassica napus L.). , Cuvillier Verlag, Göttingen. Dissertation, Department Biology, Georg August University of Göttingen, Germany.

Book chapters


  • Parolin, P., Tal, O., Bartel, S., Vogt, A., Rudolph, B. (2007):  Phenotypical and genetic variation of Fraxinus excelsior L. at the LAK site. In: Unterseher, M., Morawetz, W., Klotz, S. and Arndt, E.: The Canopy of a temperate floodplain forest. Results from five years of research at the Leipzig Canopy Crane. 41–50. University of Leipzig, Leipzig.

Other publications in scientific journals


  • Rau, A.-L., Spamer, R., Rudolph, B., Schmiedel, U. (2014):  Die Gattung Oophytum(Aizoaceae) aus Südafrika- molekularbiologische Untersuchungen zeigen unerwartete Verwandtschaftsverhälnisse. Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten 65(7): 169-180.  


  • Parolin, P., Rudolph, B., Bartel, S., Bresch, C. & Poncet. C. (2012):  Worldwide invasion pathways of the South American Eichhornia crassipes. Acta Horticulturae 937: 1133–1140.


  • Elling, B., Bertram, G., Rudolph, B., Jürgens, N. (2010):  The worldwide distribution of the invasive Iceplant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, Aizoaceae) - investigations based on molecular markers. In: Metzing, D., Jürgens, N. [Eds.]: Evolution of succulent plant families - Evolution sukkulenter Pflanzenfamilien. Biodiversity & Ecology 3: pp. 241– 255. Biocentre Klein Flottbek and Botanical Garden, Hamburg.  Weblink
  • Elling, B., Betram, G., Rudolph, B. & Jürgens, N. (2010):  Are molecular markers suitable to reveal the invasion history of the Common Iceplant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, Aizoaceae)? Biodiversity & Ecology 3: 241–255.


  • Rudolph, B., Parolin, P., Bartel, S., Adis, J., Brede, E. & Junk, W.J. (2006):  Comparison of Genetic Population Structures of two Closely Related Water Hyacinth Species Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms and E. azurea (Sw.) Kunth. Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft für Ökologie 36: 371.

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Conference proceedings


  • Abele, D., Rudolph, B., Thiede, J., Rohwer, J. G. (2005):  Phylogeny of the genus Masdevallia (Orchidaceae Epidendroideae) based on molecular and morphological data. Proceedings of the 18th World Orchid Conference, Dijon, Frankreich.


  • Parolin, P., Rudolph, B., Tal, O., Morawetz, W. (2004):  Genetische Variation der Esche (Fraxinus excelsior) im Leipziger Auwald-Kran-Projekt. Projekt Leipziger Auwaldkran, Workshop und Vortragsveranstaltung – Neue Ergebnisse und weitere Projektplanung 2004. 22–24.


  • Rudolph, B., Uzunova, M. I., Ecke, w. (1999):  Development and genetic mapping of microsatellite markers in rapeseed. 10th International Rapeseed Congress, Canberra, Australia, Proceedings 295.

Other publications


  • Parolin, P., Rudolph, B., Bartel, S., Junk, W. J. (2010):  The beautiful water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes and the role of botanical gardens in the spread of an aggressive invader. Bollettino dei Musei e degli Istituti Biologici dell'Università di Genova 72: 56–66.

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