Evolution of the staminal lever mechanism in Salvia (Lamiaceae)

Diversity and development of the staminal levers, Sarah Deobald | Master | Stamen development in Salvia subgen. Audibertia

Morphological und biomechanical research, Collaboration with Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck

Flower and pollination biology Daniela Ott | Pollinator driven evolution of floral traits in Salvia subgen. Audibertia,
Lianka Cairampoma | Floral traits in bee and bird pollinated Salvia species from Peru,
Collaboration with Dr. Ferhat Celep (Ankara, Turkey): Bee-pollination in Turkish Salvia species,
Collaboration with Dr. Bostjan Surina (Rijeka, Croatia): Prezygotic isolation mechanisms among Salvia-species from the Balkan

Phylogeny of Old World Salvia species, Collaboration with Dr. Maria Will, Oldenburg

Quantitative pollen transfer in flowers of Lamiaceae by bumblebees (Bombus terrestris)

Wahlversuche mit Bienen und Hummeln an künstlichen Blüten

recently completed theses

Publications

Cairampoma L, Martel C, Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2015. Proposal to conserve the name Salvia cruikshanksii with that spelling (Lamiaceae).Taxon 64: 850-851.

Celep F., Atalay, Z., Dikmen, F., Dogan, M., Claßen-Bockhoff R., Fly pollination in bee-pollinated Salvia species (Lamiaceae) from Central Anatolia. American Journal of Botany.

Claßen-Bockhoff, R. 2007: Floral construction and pollination biology in the Lamiaceae. Annals of Botany 100: 359-360

Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2009: Pollination biology in Lamiaceae – new insights from Salvia L. In Do Nascimento Moura, C.W., Dos Santoas Silva, T.R., Giuilietti-Harley, A. M., Silva, A. M., Ribeiro dos Santos, F. Botânica Brasileira: Futuro e Compromissos. State University of Bahia (UNEB), Salvador

Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2009: Anpassung - Isolation - Artbildung: Evolution beim Salbei. NATUR & GEIST 25: 68-71

Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2017. Stamen construction, development and evolution in Salvia s.l. Nat. Volatiles & Essent. Oils 4: 28-48

Claßen-Bockhoff R., Crone M., Baikova E. 2004: Stamen development in Salvia L.: homology reinvestigated. Int. J. Plant Sci. 165: 475-498.

Claßen-Bockhoff R. Speck T. 2000: Diversity and evolution in Salvia - Presentation of a new research project. Vitex 1: 3-4.

Claßen-Bockhoff R., Speck T., Tweraser E., Wester P., Thimm S., Reith M. 2004: The staminal lever mechanism in Salvia L. (Lamiaceae): a key innovation for adaptive radiation? Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 4: 189-205.

Claßen-Bockhoff R., Wester P., Tweraser E. 2003: The staminal lever arm mechanism in Salvia - a review. Plant Biol. 5: 33-41.

Ott D, Hühn P, Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2016. Salvia apiana – A carpenter bee flower? Flora 221: 82-91.

Reith M., Baumann G., Claßen-Bockhoff R., Speck T. 2007: New insights in the functional morphology of the lever mechanism of Salvia pratensis. Annals of Botany 100: 393-400

Reith M., Claßen-Bockhoff R., Speck T. 2006: Biomechanics of Salvia flowers, the role of lever and flower-tube in specialization on pollinators. In Herrel, A., Speck, T., Rowe, N.P. (eds.) Ecology and Biomechanics. A mechanical approach to the ecology of animals and plants:123-145. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis

Speck T. Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2000: Biomechanik und Funktionsmorphologie der Staubblätter von insektenblütigen und vogelblütigen Salvia-Arten. Biona-Report 14: 153-157.

Speck T., Rowe N., Civeyrel L, Claßen-Bockhoff R., Neinhuis C., Spatz H.-C. 2003: The potential of plant biomechanics in functional biology and systematics. In Stuessy TF, Hörandl EB., Mayer V. (eds.): Deep Morphology: Toward a renaissance of morpholpgy in plant systematics: 241-271. Koeltz, Koenigstein.

Stöbbe J, Schramme J, Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2016. Trainig experiments with Bombus terrestris and Apis mellifera on artificial `Salvia´flowers. Flora 221: 92-99.

Wester P., Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2005: Hummingbird pollination in Salvia haenkei Benth. (Lamiaceae) lacking the „typical“ lever mechanism. Plant Syst. Evol. 257: 133-146.

Wester P., Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2006: Bird pollination in South African Salvia species. Flora 201: 396-406

Wester P., Jaarsveld E. van, Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2006: Bird pollination in South African Sages. Veld & Flora 92: 196-197

Wester P., Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2007: Floral diversity and pollen transfer in bird-pollinated Salvia species. Annals of Botany 100: 401-421

Wester P., Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2011: Pollination syndromes of New World Salvia species with special reference to bird pollination. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 98: 101-155.

Westerkamp C., Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2007: Bilabiate flowers - the ultimate response to bees? Annals of Botany 100: 361-374

Will M, Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2014. Why Africa matters: evolution of Old World Salvia (Lamiaceaea) in Africa. Annals of Botany 114: 61-83.

Will M, Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2017. Time to split Salvia s.l. (Lamiaceae) – molecular data demand taxonomic consequences. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 109: 33-58.

Will M, Schmalz N, Claßen-Bockhoff R. 2015. Towards a new classification of Salvia s.l.: (re)establishing the genus Pleudia Raf. Turk J Bot 39: 693-707.

Zhang B., Claßen-Bockhoff R., Zhang Z.-Q., Sun S., Luo Y.-J., Li Q.-J. 2011: Functional implications of lever-like stamens and floral complexity for pollination and female reproduction success in Salvia cyclostegia (Labiaceae). Annals of Botany 107: 621-628

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