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Publications Dietmar Quandt

ResearcherID: F-1821-2010

Book chapters


  • Huttunen S. Quandt D. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships within the moss family Meteoriaceae in the light of different datasets, alignment and analysis methods. In Newton, A.E. and Tangney, R. S. (eds) Pleurocarpous mosses: Systematics and Evolution. Systematics Association Special Volume Series 71, pp. 141-158. CRC Press, Boca Raton. (B4)
  • Vanderpoorten A, Goffinet B, Quandt D. 2006. Utility of the internal transcribed spacers of the 18S-5.8S-26S nuclear ribosomal DNA in plant systematics. In: Sharma AK, Sharma A. eds. Plant Genome: Biodiversity and Evolution, Vol. 2B, pp. 385-407. Enfield, New Hampshire, Science Publishers. (B3)
  • Stech M, Quandt D. 2006. Molecular evolution and phylogenetic utility of the chloroplast atpB-rbcL spacer in bryophytes. In: Sharma AK, Sharma A. eds. Plant Genome: Biodiversity and Evolution, Vol. 2B, pp. 409-431. Enfield, New Hampshire, Science Publishers. (B2)
  • Quandt D, Stech M. 2003. Molecular systematics of bryophytes in context of land plant evolution. In: Sharma AK, Sharma A. eds. Plant Genome: Biodiversity and Evolution, Vol. 1, pp. 267-295. Enfield, New Hampshire, Science Publishers. (B1)




  • Bechteler J, Hagborg A, Quandt D, Söderström L, von Konrat M. 2018. In Memoriam to Jochen Heinrichs (1969 – 2018). Bryophyte Diversity and Evolution 40: 1-2.
  • Huttunen S, Bell N, Stech M, Quandt D. 2012. Bryophyte Tree Of Life – the current state of phylogenetic reconstruction in mosses. Journal of Bryology 34: 157-159.
  • Stech M, Léon-Vargas Y, Quandt D. 2010. A tribute to Jan-Peter Frahm, or the inexhaustible ways of what to do with bryophytes. Tropical Bryology – Special Issue dedicated to Jan-Peter Frahm. 31: i-iii.
  • Borsch T, Quandt D, Koch M. 2009. Molecular evolution and phylogenetic utility of non-coding DNA: applications from species to deep level questions. Systematics and Evolution – Special Issue on non-coding DNA evolution. 282: 107-108.




Selected ISI publications

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  • Patiño J, Bisang I, Goffinet B, Hedenäs L, McDaniel S, Pressel S, Stech M, Ah-Peng C, Bergamini A, Caners RT, Cargill DC, Cronberg N, Duckett J, Eppley S, Fenton NJ, Fisher K, González-Mancebo J, Hasebe M, Heinrichs J, Hylander K, Ignatov MS, Martínez-Abaigar J, Medina NG, Medina R, Quandt D, Rensing SA, Renzaglia K, Renner M, Ros RM, Schäfer-Verwimp A, Carlos Villarreal J, Vanderpoorten A. 2022. Unveiling the nature of a miniature world: A horizon scan of fundamental questions in bryology. Journal of Bryology 44: 1-34.
  • Dunai TJ, Melles N, Quandt D, Knief C, Amelung W. 2020. Whitepaper: Earth – Evolution at the dry limit. Global and Planetary Change – Special issue CRC1211. 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2020.103275
  • Li FW, Nishiyama T, Waller M, Frangedakis E, Keller J, Li Z, Fernandez-Pozo N, Barker MS, Bennett T, Blázquez MA, Cheng S, Cuming AC, de Vries J, de Vries S, Delaux PM, Diop IS, Harrison J, Hauser D, Hernández-García J, Kirbis A, Meeks JC, Monte I, Mutte SK, Neubauer A, Quandt D, Robison T, Shimamura M, Rensing SA, Villarreal JC, Weijers D, Wicke S, Wong GKS, Sakakibara K, Szövényi P. 2020. Anthoceros genomes illuminate the origin of land plants and the unique biology of hornworts. Nature Plants 10.1038/s41477-020-0618-2
  • Merklinger FF, Zheng Y, Luebert F, Harpke D, Böhnert T, Stoll A, Koch M, Blattner, FR, Wiehe T, Quandt D. 2020. Population genomics of Tillandsia landbeckii reveals unbalanced genetic diversity and founder effects in the Atacama Desert. Global and Planetary Change – Special issue CRC1211 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2019.103076
  • Liu Y, Johnson MG, Cox CJ, Medina R, Devos N, Vanderpoorten A, Hedenäs L, Bell NE, Shevock JR, Aguero B, Quandt D, Wickett NJ, Shaw AJ, Goffinet B. 2019. Resolution of the ordinal phylogeny of mosses using targeted exons from organellar and nuclear genomes. Nature communications 10: 1485
  • Lutzoni F, Nowak MD, Alfaro ME, Reeb V, Miadlikowska J, Krug M, Arnold EA, Lewis L, Swofford D, Hibbett D, Hilu KW, James TY, Quandt D, Magallón S. 2018. Contemporaneous radiations of fungi and plants linked to symbiosis. Nature communications 9: 5451.
  • Noben S, Kessler M, Quandt D, Weigand A, Wicke S, Krug M, Lehnert M. 2018. Biogeography of the Gondwanan tree fern family Dicksoniaceae — A tale of vicariance, dispersal and extinction. Journal of Biogeography 44: 2648-2659.
  • Wicke S, Müller KF, de Pamphilis CW, Quandt D, Bellot S, Schneeweiss GM. 2016. Mechanistic model of evolutionary rate variation en route to a nonphotosynthetic lifestyle in plants. PNAS 113: 9045-9050.
  • Ronse De Craene LP, Quandt D, Wanntorp L. 2015. Floral development of Sabia (Sabiaceae): evidence for the derivation of pentamery from a trimerous ancestry. American Journal of Botany 102: 336-349
  • Magallón S, Hilu KW, Quandt D. 2013. Land plant evolutionary timeline: Gene effects are secondary to fossil constraints in relaxed clock estimation of age and substitution rates. American Journal of Botany 100:556.573.

  • Huttunen S, Olsson S, Buchbender V, Enroth J, Hedenäs L, Quandt D. 2012. Phylogeny-based comparative methods question the adaptive nature of sporophytic specializations in mosses. PLoS ONE 7: e48268. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048268

  • Barniske AM, Borsch T, Krug M, Worberg A, Müller K, Quandt D. 2012. Phylogenetics of early branching eudicots: comparing phylogenetic signal across plastid introns, spacers, and genes. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 50: 85-108.
  • Wicke S, Costa A, Muñoz J, Quandt D. 2011. Restless 5S: The re-arrangement(s) of nuclear ribosomal DNA in land plants. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61: 321-332.
  • Wicke S, Schneeweiss GM, Müller KF, dePamphilis CW, Quandt D. 2011. Evolution of the plastid chromosome in land plants: gene content, gene order, gene function. Plant Molecular Biology 76: 273–297.
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  • Korotkova N, Borsch T, Quandt D, Taylor N, Müller K, Barthlott W. 2011. Epiphytic cacti (Rhipsalideae): How much does it take to resolve relationships and to identify species with molecular markers? American Journal of Botany 98: 1549-1572.
  • Stech M, Quandt D. 2010. 20,000 species and five key markers: the status of molecular bryophyte phylogenetics. Phytotaxa 9: 196-228.
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  • Wicke S, Quandt D. 2009. Universal primers for amplification of the trnK/matK region in land plants. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 66: 285-288.
  • Quandt D, Huttunen S, Tangney R, Stech M. 2009. Back to the future? molecules take us back to the 1925 classification of the Lembophyllaceae (Bryopsida). Systematic Botany 34: 443-454.
  • Borsch T, Quandt D. 2009. Mutational dynamics and phylogenetic utility of non-coding plastid DNA. Plant Systematics and Evolution 282: 169-199.
  • Olsson S, Buchbender V, Enroth J, Huttunen S, Hedenäs L, Quandt D. 2009. Evolution of the Neckeraceae (Bryophyta): resolving the backbone phylogeny. Systematics and Biodiversity 7: 419-432.
  • Li FW, Tan BC, Buchbender V, Moran RC, Rouhan G, Wang CN, Quandt D. 2009. Identifying a mysterious aquatic fern gametophyte. Plant Systematics and Evolution 281: 77-86.
  • Quandt D, Bell N, Stech M. 2007. Unravelling the knot: the Pulchrinodaceae fam. nov. (Bryales). Nova Hedwigia Beiheft 131: 21-39.
  • Quandt D, Stech M. 2004. Molecular evolution and phylogenetic utility of the chloroplast trnT-trnF region in bryophytes. Plant Biology 6: 545-554.
  • Quandt D, Müller K, Stech M, Hilu KW, Frey W, Frahm JP, Borsch T. 2004. Molecular evolution of the chloroplast trnL-F region in land plants. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 98: 13-37.
  • Quandt D, Huttunen S. 2003. Evolution of pendent life-forms in bryophytes. Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 95: 207-217.
  • Quandt D, Müller K, Huttunen S. 2003. Characterisation of the chloroplast DNA psbT-H region and the influence of dyad symmetrical elements on phylogenetic reconstructions. Plant Biology 5: 400-410.
  • Borsch T, Hilu KW, Quandt D, Wilde V, Neinhuis C, Barthlott W. 2003. Non-coding plastid trnT-trnF sequences reveal a well resolved phylogeny of basal angiosperms. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 16: 558-576.



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