Publications

Almeda, F., M. Alvear, D.S. Penneys, and F.A. Michelangeli.  Melastomataceae.  In: R. Bernal (ed.).  Catalogue of the plants of Colombia.  Submitted.

Morales-Puentes, M.E., D.S. Penneys, W.S. Judd, and F. González.  Revisión taxonómica del clado Chalybea/Huilaea (Melastomataceae).  Caldasia.  Submitted.

Penneys, D.S.  Preliminary phylogeny of the Astronieae (Melastomataceae) based on nuclear and plastid DNA sequence data, with comments on the Philippine endemic genus, Astrocalyx.  Philippine Journal of Science.  In press.

Almeda, F., and D.S. Penneys.  New and reconsidered species of Tropical American Melastomataceae.  Brittonia.  In press.

Penneys, D.S., and W.S. Judd.  2013.  Combined molecular and morphological phylogenetic analyses of the Blakeeae (Melastomataceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 174: 802-817.

Penneys, D.S., and W.S. Judd.  2013.  New combinations and a revised circumscription for the Blakeeae (Melastomataceae).  PhytoKeys 20: 17-32.

Michelangeli, F.A., P.J.F. Guimaraes, D.S. Penneys, F. Almeda, and R. Kriebel.  2013.  Phylogenetic relationships and Distribution of New World Melastomeae (Melastomataceae).  Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 171: 38-60.

Renner, S.S., D. Triebel, F. Almeda, R. Goldenberg, H. Mendoza-Cifuentes, F.A. Michelangeli, D.S. Penneys, R.D. Stone, and C. Ulloa.  2012.  MELnet: Melastomataceae.Net (version 1.0, May 2011).  In: F. Bisby, Y. Roskov, A. Culham, T. Orrell, D. Nicolson, L. Paglinawan, N. Bailly, W. Appeltans, P. Kirk, T. Bourgoin, G. Baillargeon, D. Ouvrard (eds).  Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th April 2012.  Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col/.  Species 2000: Reading, UK.

Penneys, D.S., and E. Cotton.  2011.  Melastomataceae.  Pp. 393-423.  In: R. Valencia, N. Pitman, S. León-Yánez, and P.M. Jørgensen (eds).  Libro rojo de las plantas endémicas del Ecuador, II Edition.  Publicaciones del Herbario QCA, Pontifícia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito.

Judd, W.S., G.M. Ionta, J.D. Skean, Jr., K. Campbell, and D.S. Penneys.  2011.  Noteworthy collections of Heterotis rotundifolia in Jamaica and Dominica.  Castanea 76: 311-312.

Wanntorp, L., C. Puglisi, D.S. Penneys, and L. Ronse De Craene.  2011.  Multiplications of floral organs in flowers – a case study in Conostegia (Melastomataceae, Myrtales).  Pp. 218-235.  In: L. Wanntorp and L. Ronse De Craene (eds).  Flowers on the Tree of Life.  Systematics Association Special Volume, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England.

Penneys, D.S., and W.S. Judd.  2011.  A morphological cladistic analysis of the Blakeeae.  (Melastomataceae).  International Journal of Plant Sciences 172: 78-106.

Penneys, D.S., W.S. Judd, F.A. Michelangeli, and F. Almeda.  2010.  Henrietteeae (Melastomataceae): A new Neotropical berry-fruited tribe.  Systematic Botany 35: 783-800.

Morales-Puentes, M.E., and D.S. Penneys.  2010.  New species of Chalybea Naud. and Huilaea Wurdack.  Brittonia 62: 26-34.

Penneys, D.S., and L. Jost.  2009.  Blakea attenboroughii (Melastomataceae: Blakeeae): A new species from Ecuador.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 60: 69-72.

Goldenberg, R., D.S. Penneys, F. Almeda, W.S. Judd, and F.A. Michelangeli.  2008.  Phylogeny of Miconia (Melastomataceae): Patterns of stamen diversification in a megadiverse Neotropical genus.  International Journal of Plant Science 169: 963-979.

Judd, W.S., J.D. Skean, Jr., D.S. Penneys, and F.A. Michelangeli.  2008.  A new species of Henriettea (Melastomataceae) from the Sierra de Baoruco, the Domincan Republic.  Brittonia 60: 217-227.

Varassin, I. G., D.S. Penneys, and F.A. Michelangeli.  2008.  Comparative anatomy and morphology of nectar-producing Melastomataceae.  Annals of Botany 102: 899-909.

Bécquer-G., E. R., K.M. Neubig, W.S. Judd, F.A. Michelangeli, J.R. Abbott, and D.S. Penneys.  2008.  Preliminary molecular phylogenetic studies in Pachyanthus (Miconieae, Melastomataceae).  Botanical Review 74: 37-52.

Michelangeli F.A., W.S. Judd, D.S. Penneys, J.D. Skean, Jr., E.R. Bécquer-G., R. Goldenberg, and C.V. Martin.  2008.  Multiple events of dispersal and radiation of the tribe Miconieae (Melastomataceae) in the Caribbean.  Botanical Review 74: 53-77.

Almeda, F., P.E. Berry, A. Freire-Fierro, A. Gröger, B.K. Holst, N.G. Luckana, F.A. Michelangeli, T. Morley, D.S. Penneys, S.S. Renner, O.R. Robinson, J.J. Wurdack, and K. Yatskievych.  2007.  Melastomataceae.  Pp. 397-417.  In: V. Funk, T. Hollowell, P. Berry, C. Kelloff, and S.N. Alexander (eds.).  Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana).  Contributions from the United States National Herbarium, Washington D.C.

Blanco, M.A., W.M. Whitten, D.S. Penneys, N.H. Williams, K.M. Neubig, and L. Endara.  2006.  A simple and safe method for rapid drying of plant specimens using forced-air space heaters.  Selbyana 27: 83-87.

Penneys, D.S., and W.S. Judd.  2005.  A cladistic analysis and systematic revision of Charianthus (Miconieae: Melastomataceae) using morphological and molecular characters.  Systematic Botany 30: 559-584.

Judd, W.S., and D.S. Penneys.  2004.  Taxonomic studies in the Miconieae (Melastomataceae). VIII.  A revision of the species of the Miconia desportesii complex on Hispaniola.  Rhodora 106: 124-147.

Michelangeli, F.A., D.S. Penneys, J. Giza, D.E. Soltis, M.H. Hils, and J.D. Skean, Jr.  2004.  A preliminary phylogeny of the tribe Miconieae (Melastomataceae) based on nrITS sequence data and its implications on inflorescence position.  Taxon 53: 279-290.

Penneys, D.S., and W.S. Judd.  2004.  Two new species of Charianthus (Melastomataceae: Miconieae) from the Lesser Antilles.  Brittonia 56: 19-27.

Judd, W.S., D.S. Penneys, and J.D. Skean, Jr.  2004.  Rediscovery of Ossaea alloeotricha, an endemic of the high-elevation Massif de la Hotte, Haiti, and its transfer to Miconia (Melastomataceae: Miconieae).  Brittonia 56: 56-62.

Penneys, D.S., and W.S. Judd.  2003.  The resurrection and lectotypification of Tetrazygia fadyenii (Melastomataceae: Miconieae): A hummingbird-pollinated treelet endemic to Jamaica.  Sida 20: 877-884.

Penneys, D.S.  2001 – onward.  Melastomataceae of the World [online].  Florida Museum of Natural History.  Available at: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/melastomes

Penneys, D.S.  1996.  A guide to the common flowering plant families of Monteverde, Costa Rica.  Published by the author.  65 pp.

 

Presentations:

Penneys, D.S., Almeda, F., F.A. Michelangeli, and P.W. Fritsch.  A survey of remarkable evolutionary trends in the Melastomataceae.  Botany 2013, 27 July – 31 July 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Almeda, F., D.S. Penneys, and M. Reginato.  Patterns of chromosome number diversity and evolution in the Melastomataceae.  Botany 2013, 27 July – 31 July 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Majure, L., W.S. Judd, G. Ionta, J.D. Skean, Jr., E.R. Becquer, R. Kriebel, M. Reginato, J. Burke, D.S. Penneys, G. Ocampo, M. Alvear, R. Goldenberg, F. Almeda, and F.A. Michelangeli.  Evaluating morphological evolution in tribe Miconieae (Melastomataceae): homoplasy is the rule not the exception.  Botany 2013, 27 July – 31 July 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dellinger, A., D.S. Penneys, and J. Schönenberger.  Floral food-bodies and a bellows-like mechanism in bird-pollinated Axinaea (Melastomataceae).  Annual Conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology, 2 – 5 April 2013, Vienna, Austria.

Penneys, D.S.  Melastomataceae phylogenetics: exceptional examples of morphology, migrations, and mating.  Invited lecture, 22 May 2013, University of Vienna (Universität Wien).

Morales-P., M.E., F. González, D.S. Penneys, and W.S. Judd.  Recircunscripción y revisión del complejo Chalybea + Huilaea (Melastomataceae) con base en un análisis filogenético de datos morfológicos y moleculares.  VI Congreso Colombiano de Botánica, 11 – 15 August 2011, Cali, Colombia.

Penneys, D.S., F. Almeda, and F.A. Michelangeli.  Progress towards a comprehensive phylogenetic analysis and revised classification of the Melastomataceae.  Botany 2010, 31 July – 4 August 2010, Providence, Rhode Island.

Penneys, D.S., and W.S. Judd.  Phylogeny and character evolution in the Blakeeae (Melastomataceae).  Botany 2010, 31 July – 4 August 2010, Providence, Rhode Island.

Guimaraes, P.J.F., D.S. Penneys, and F.A. Michelangeli.  A phylogenetic analysis of Neotropical Melastomeae (Melastomataceae), with an emphasis on Tibouchina.  Botany 2010, 31 July – 4 August 2010, Providence, Rhode Island.

Penneys, D.S.  Tropical plant collecting expeditions, and evolution of the Princess Flowers.  Invited lecture, 19 February 2010, California Academy of Sciences.  Available at: http://fora.tv/2010/02/19/Darin_Penneys_Tropical_Plant_Collecting_Expeditions

Penneys, D.S.  Meandering through the Melastomataceae: Evolutionary studies in the Princess Flower family.  Invited lecture, 12 November 2009, California Academy of Sciences.

Penneys, D.S.  Phylogeny and character evolution in the Blakeeae (Melastomataceae): Neotropical hemiepiphytes with mite and ant domatia.  Invited lecture, 1 May 2009, University of California – Berkeley.

Varassin, I.G., D.S. Penneys, and F.A. Michelangeli.  Comparative anatomy and morphology of nectar producing Melastomataceae.  Botany & Plant Biology Joint Congress, 7 – 11 July 2007, Chicago, Illinois.

Morales-P, M., D.S. Penneys, W.S. Judd, and F. Gonzalez.  Reevaluación de Huilaea Wurdack y Chalybea Naudin (Melastomataceae) como géneros endémicos de Colombia.  IV Congreso Colombiano de Botánica, 22 – 27 April 2007, Medellín, Colombia.

Sandino, T., M.E. Morales-P., X. Marquínez, and D.S. Penneys.  Exploración de caracteres anatómicos de inflorescencia y flor de Blakeeae (Melastomataceae) filogenéticamente informativos.  IV Congreso Colombiano de Botánica, 22 – 27 April 2007, Medellín, Colombia.

Michelangeli, F.A., W.S. Judd, D.S. Penneys, J.D. Skean, Jr., E. Bécquer, R. Goldenberg, and C.V. Martin.  La tribu Miconieae (Melastomataceae) en las Antillas: múltiples eventos de dispersión y radiación.  IX Congreso Latinoamericano de Botánica, 19 – 25 June 2006, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Bécquer-G., E., D.S. Penneys, K.M. Neubig, and W.S. Judd.  Sistemática, taxonomía y biogeografía de Pachyanthus (Miconieae, Melastomataceae), un género endémico de las Antillas Mayores.  IX Congreso Latinoamericano de Botánica, 19–25 June 2006, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Bécquer-G., E., D.S. Penneys, K.M. Neubig, W.S. Judd, and J.R. Abbott.  Análisis filogenético preliminar de Pachyanthus (Miconieae: Melastomataceae) basado en datos moleculares.  IX Congreso Latinoamericano de Botánica, 19–25 June 2006, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Morales-P, M., D.S. Penneys, W.S. Judd, and F. Gonzalez.  Estudio preliminar de las relaciones filogenéticas de los generos Huilaea Wurd. y Chalybea Naud. en la tribu Blakeeae (Melastomataceae).  IX Congreso Latinoamericano de Botánica, 19 – 25 June 2006, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Michelangeli, F.A., R. Goldenberg, W.S. Judd, D.S. Penneys, C.V. Martin, J.D. Skean, Jr, and E. Bécquer-G.  Estudos filogenéticos em Miconieae (Melastomataceae).  56 Congresso Nacional de Botănica, October 2005, Curitiba, Brasil.

Penneys, D.S., F.A. Michelangeli, W.S. Judd, and J.D. Skean, Jr.  Henrietteeae, a new tribe of neotropical Melastomataceae.  Botany 2004, 31 July – 5 August 2004, Snowbird, Utah.

Judd, W.S., D.S. Penneys, and J.D. Skean, Jr.  Systematic diversity of Miconia (Melastomataceae) on Hispaniola.  Botany 2004, 31 July – 5 August 2004, Snowbird, Utah.

Almeda, F., R. Goldenberg, F.A. Michelangeli, D.S. Penneys, and S.S. Renner.  Progress in Miconia (Melastomataceae): 1531 names, 1061 readily distinguishable entities.  Systematics 2003.  4th Biennial Meeting of the Systematics Association, 18 – 23 August 2003,  Dublin, Ireland.

Penneys, D.S., and W.S. Judd.  A cladistic analysis of Charianthus (Miconieae: Melastomataceae) using morphological and molecular characters.  Botany 2001, 12 – 16 August 2001, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 

Posters:

Alvear, M., Almeda, F., D.S. Penneys, and F.A. Michelangeli.  Colombia, a major center of diversity for neotropical Melastomataceae.  Botany 2009, 25 – 29 July 2009, Snowbird, Utah.

Penneys, D.S.  Molecules, morphology, mites, and epiphytes: Phylogeny and character evolution in the Blakeeae (Melastomataceae).  Evolution: California Academy of Sciences and University of California – San Francisco.  17 April 2009, San Francisco, CA.

Sandino, T., M.E. Morales-P., X. Marquínez, and D.S. Penneys.  Anatomía de inflorescencias y flores de algunas especies de Blakea P. Browne y Topobea Aubl. (Melastomataceae: Blakeeae).  IV Congreso Colombiano de Botánica, 22 – 27 April 2007, Medellín, Colombia.

Sandino, T., M.E. Morales-P., X. Marquínez, and D.S. Penneys.  Morfología de inflorescencias y flores de algunas especies de Blakea P. Browne y Topobea Aubl. (Melastomataceae: Blakeeae).  IV Congreso Colombiano de Botánica, 22 – 27 April 2007, Medellín, Colombia.

Morales-P., M.E., D.S. Penneys, F.A. González G., and W.S. Judd.  Filogenía de Huilaea Wurdack y Chalybea Naudin (Melastomataceae) y reevaluación de su condición endémica para Colombia.  IV Congreso Colombiano de Botánica, 22 – 27 April 2007, Medellín, Colombia.

Morales-P., M.E., D.S. Penneys, W.S. Judd, and F.A. González-G.  Estudio preliminary de las relaciones filogenéticas de los géneros Huilaea Wurd. y Chalybea Naud. en la tribu Blakeeae (Melastomataceae).  IX Congreso Latinoamericano de Botanica, 18 – 25 June 2006, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Penneys, D.S., W.M.Whitten, N.H. Williams, and W.S. Judd.  Huilaea and the Blakeeae (Melastomataceae): phylogenetic relationships reconsidered. Botany 2004, July 31 – August 5 2004, Snowbird, UT.