Proceedings of the AMURGA International Conferences on Island Biodiversity, 2011

Gruenstaeudl, Michael
Jansen, Robert
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Fundación Canaria Amurga Maspalomas
Summary. Introduction (p. 8) -- Preface (p. 10) -- 1. Island Biogeography -- The importance of windows of opportunity for long-distance dispersal to or from oceanic islands: examples from the Macaronesian archipelago / by José María Fernández Palacios et al. (p. 16) -- Integrative phylogenetic evidence on the origin of island endemics in the Mediterranean region: Comparisons between oceanic and continental fragment islands / by Elena Conti (p. 24) -- Bayesian biogeography finds its roots: Statistical models in island biogeography / by Isabel Sanmartín (p. 38) -- A comparison of bryophyte diversity in the Macaronesian Islands. Island versus habitat approach / by Juana María González-Mancebo et al. (p. 52) -- Macaronesia: a refugium and obligate custom office for Atlantic bryophyte species in transit from and towards Europe / by Alain Vanderpoorten et al. (p. 68) -- 2. Genetic Diversity and Ecology in the Canaries -- Sexual systems in canarian flora. Evolutionary pathways to gender dimorphism and dioecy / by Julia Pérez de Paz et al. (p. 78) -- Islands within islands: historical and ecological constraints explain disjunct distribution between Navaea phoenicea populations / by Javier Fuertes Aguilar et al. (p. 92) -- Genetic diversity of Canarian endemisms revealed by microsatellites: knowledge after one decade of analysis / by Pedro A. Sosa et al. (p. 94) -- A “Tree of Life” for the Canarian endemic trees: a first step toward the Phylogenetic Diversity of the archipelago’s flora / by Ruth Jaén-Molina et al. (p. 104) -- 3. Evolutionary Processes -- Contribution of natural hybridization to plant evolution in oceanic islands (and elsewhere). Is a conceptual synthesis possible? / by Gonzalo Nieto Feliner (p. 124) -- Long-distance dispersal by wind / by Jesús Muñoz (p. 134) -- The surfing syngameon hypothesis: implications for the genetic and taxonomic diversities of the present Canarian flora / by Juli Caujapé-Castells (p. 136) -- Preliminary investigations of correlated diversification between plants and their associated arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in Macaronesia / by Bob Jansen et al. (p. 146) -- Does the Linnean shortfall explain the Azores diversity enigma? / by Mark A. Carine (p. 156) -- 4. Plant Life Out of Macaronesia – The Reproductive Biology of Island Plants: the Juan Fernandez and Canary Islands / by Dan Crawford et al. (p. 166) -- Genetic diversity and phylogeography in Western Mediterranean islands: what we do know and what we should know / by Josep A. Rossello et al. (p. 178) -- What can tell us genome organization about plant evolution in Mediterranean continental islands? / by Marcela Rosato et al. (p. 180) -- Contrasting patterns of plant evolution in the Canarian and Galapagos islands: the origin of dispersal and colonization / by Pablo Vargas et al. (p. 182) -- Floristic relationships between Macaronesia, mainly Canary Islands, and East Africa / by Arnoldo Santos-Guerra (p. 192) -- 5. Macaronesian Floras -- Taxonomy of island plants: a proposal for a Flora of Macaronesia / by David Bramwell (p. 204) -- SW Morocco: An obvious step for understanding the Canary Islands Flora / by Jorge Alfredo Reyes-Betancort & Arnoldo Santos-Guerra (p. 206) -- Conservation strategies for the Azorean priority taxa: what are the molecules telling us? / by Mónica Moura (p. 218) -- A phylogeny for the Macaronesian flora and how we can use it to predict potential invaders and identify hotspots of genetic diversity / by Hanno Schaefer (p. 220) -- Present and emerging knowledge on the evolution, diversity and conservation of the canarian flora. / by Maria Romeiras & Maria Cristina Duarte (p. 238)