Mag. Dr. Michael Barfuss

email: michael.h.j.barfuss[@]
phone: +43 1 4277 54130
room: 244

address: Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research
University of Vienna, Faculty of Life Sciences
Rennweg 14, A-1030 Vienna, Austria


Marylaure De La Harpe, Margot Paris, Jaqueline Hess, Michael HJ Barfuss, [...] Christian Lexer (2020) Genomic footprints of repeated evolution of CAM photosynthesis in a Neotropical species radiation. Plant Cell Environ. 1–15.

Jorge O. Chiapella, Michael H. J. Barfuss, Zhi-Qing Xue, Josef Greimler (2019) The Plastid Genome of Deschampsia cespitosa (Poaceae). Molecules 24, 216.

Jacqueline Heckenhauer, Dushyantha Large, Rosabelle Samuel, Michael HJ Barfuss, and Pieter DH Prins (2019) Molecular phylogeny helps to delimit Plectranthus hadiensis from its related morph occurring in Sri Lanka. Ceylon Journal of Science 48(2):133-141.

Marylaure de La Harpe, Margot Paris, Jaqueline Hess, Michael H. J. Barfuss, Martha L. Serrano-Serrano, Arindam Ghatak, Palak Chaturvedi, Wolfram Weckwerth, Walter Till, Nicolas Salamin, Ching Man Wai, Ray Ming & Christian Lexer (2019) Genomic footprints of repeated evolution of CAM photosynthesis in tillandsioid bromeliads. bioRxiv (preprint) doi:

R Samuel, B Turner, S Duangjai, J Munzinger, O Paun, MHJ Barfus, MW Chase (2019) Systematics and Evolution of the Old World Ebenaceae, a review with emphasis on the large genus Diospyros and its radiation in New Caledonia. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 189:99-114.

Leme EMC, Halbritter H & Barfuss MHJ (2017) Waltillia, a new monotypic genus in Tillandsioideae (Bromeliaceae) arises from a rediscovered, allegedly extinct species from Brazil. Phytotaxa 299:1-35.

Heckenhauer J, Samuel R, Ashton PS, Turner B, Barfuss MHJ, Jang T-S, Temsch EM, McCann J, Abu Salim K, Achala AM, Attanayake S & Chase MW (2017). Phylogenetic analyses of plastid DNA suggest a different interpretation of morphological evolution than those used as the basis for previous classifications of Dipterocarpaceae (Malvales). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 185:1-26. 

Barfuss MHJ, Till W, Leme EMC, Pinzon JP, Manzanares JM, Halbritter H, Samuel R & Brown GK (2016). Taxonomic revision of Bromeliaceae subfam. Tillandsioideae based on a multi-locus DNA sequence phylogeny and morphology. Phytotaxa 279:1-97.

Pinzon JP, Ramirez-Morillo IM, Carnevali G, Barfuss MHJ, Till W, Tun J & Ortiz-Diaz JJ (2016). Phylogenetics and evolution of the Tillandsia utriculata complex (Bromeliaceae, Tillandsioideae) inferred from three plastid DNA markers and the ETS of the nuclear ribosomal DNA. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181:362-390.

Heckenhauer J, Barfuss MHJ & Samuel R (2016). Universal Multiplexable matK Primers for DNA Barcoding of Angiosperms. Applications in Plant Sciences 4(6).

Castello LV, Barfuss MHJ, Till W, Galetto L & Chiapella JO (2016). Disentangling the Tillandsia capillaris complex: phylogenetic relationships and taxon boundaries in Andean populations. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181:391-414.

Carrizo Garcia C, Barfuss MHJ, Sehr EM, Barboza GE, Samuel R, Moscone EA & Ehrendorfer F (2016). Phylogenetic relationships, diversification and expansion of chili peppers (Capsicum, Solanaceae). Annals of Botany 118:35-51.

Krisai-Greilhuber I, Kresitschnig P, Pötz H, Evelin D, Barfuss MHJ (2016) Psilocybe serbicavar. bohemica–ein österreichischer Nachweis. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Pilzkunde / Austrian journal of Mycology 25:201-208. 

Givnish TJ, Barfuss MHJ, Van Ee B, Riina R, Schulte K, Horres R, ... Till W, ... Sytsma KJ (2014) Adaptive radiation, correlated and contingent evolution, and net species diversification in Bromeliaceae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 71:55-78.

Louzada RB, Schulte K, Wanderley MDGL, Silvestro D, Zizka G, Barfuss MHJ, Palma-Silva C (2014) Molecular phylogeny of the Brazilian endemic genus Orthophytum (Bromelioideae, Bromeliaceae) and its implications on morphological character evolution. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 77:54-64.

Ehrendorfer F, Barfuss MHJ (2014) Paraphyly and polyphyly in the worldwide tribe Rubieae (Rubiaceae): Challenges for generic delimitation. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 100(1-2):79-88.

Till W, Barfuss MHJ (2014) A new epilithic Tillandsia from Central Bolivia: T. lechneriThe Journal of the Bromeliad Society 64(2):96 -101. (PDF)

Schneeweiss GM, Pachschwöll C, Tribsch A, Schönswetter P, Barfuss MHJ, Esfeld K, Weiss-Schneeweiss H, Thiv M (2013) Molecular phylogenetic analyses identify Alpine differentiation and dysploid chromosome number changes as major forces for the evolution of the European endemic Phyteuma (Campanulaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69(3):634-652.

Turner B, Munzinger J, Duangjai S, Temsch E, Stockenhuber R, Barfuss MHJ, Chase MW, Samuel MR (2013) Molecular phylogenetics of New Caledonian Diospyros (Ebenaceae) using plastid and nuclear markers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69:740-763.

Pinzón JP, Barfuss MHJ, Ramírez-Morillo I, Carnevali G, Till W (2013). Phylogeny and Evolution of Tillandsia subg. Tillandsia: a preliminary project. The Journal of the Bromeliad Society 63:75-82.

Murillo-A. J, Ruiz-P. E, Landrum LR, Stuessy TF, Barfuss MHJ (2012) Phylogenetic relationships in Myrceugenia (Myrtaceae) based on plastid and nuclear DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62:764-776.