Jun. Prof. Steven Jansen Ph.D.

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Publications

86. Choat B., Jansen S., Brodribb T.J., Cochard H., Delzon S., Bhaskar R., Bucci S., Feild T.S., Gleason S.M., Hacke U.G., Jacobsen A.L., Lens F., Maherali H., Martinez-Vilalta J., Mayr S., Mencuccini M., Mitchell P.J., Nardini A., Pittermann J., Pratt R.B., Sperry J.S., Westoby M., Wright I.J., Zanne A. (2012) Global convergence in the vulnerability of forests to drought. Nature.

85. Brodersen C.R., Lee E.F., Choat B., Jansen S., Phillips R.J., Shackel K.A., McElrone A.J. & M.A.Matthews (In press) Automated analysis of 3D xylem networks using high resolution computed tomography. New Phytologist.

84. Cunningham A.B., Made Madurata I., Howe J., Jansen S. & W. Ingram (In press). Hanging by a thread: natural metallic mordant processes in traditional Indonesian textiles. Economic Botany.

83. Kattge J., Díaz S., Lavorel S., Colin Prentice I., Leadley P., Bönisch G., Garnier E., Westoby M., Reich P.B., Wright I.J., Cornelissen J.H.C., Violle C., Harrison S.P., van Bodegom P.M., Reichstein M., Soudzilovskaia N.A., Ackerly D.D., Anand M., Atkin O., Bahn M., Baker T.R., Baldocchi D., Bekker R., Blanco C., Blonder B., Bond W., Bradstock R., Bunker D.E., Casanoves F., Cavender-Bares J., Chambers J., Chapin F. S., Chave J., Coomes D., Cornwell W.K., Craine J.M., Dobrin B.H., Durka W., Elser J., Enquist B.J., Esser G., Estiarte M., Fagan W.F., Fang J., Fernández F., Fidelis A., Finegan B., Flores O., Ford H., Frank D., Freschet G.T., Fyllas N.M., Gallagher R., Green W., Gutierrez A.G., Hickler T., Higgins S., Hodgson J.G., Jalili A., Jansen S., Kerkhoff A.J., Kirkup D., Kitajima K., Kleyer M., Klotz S., Knops J.M.H., Kramer K., Kühn I., Kurokawa H., Laughlin D., Lee T.D., Leishman M., Lens F., Lenz T., Lewis S.L., Lloyd J., Llusià J., Louault F., Ma S., Mahecha M.D., Manning P., Massad T., Medlyn B., Messier J., Moles A., Müller S., Nadrowski K., Naeem S., Niinemets Ü., Nöllert S., Nüske A., Ogaya R., Oleksyn J., Onipchenko V.G., Onoda Y., Ordoñez J., Overbeck G., Ozinga W., Patiño S., Paula S., Pausas J.G., Peñuelas J., Phillips O.L., Pillar V., Poorter H., Poorter L., Poschlod P., Proulx R., Rammig A., Reinsch S., Reu B., Sack L., Salgado B., Sardans J., Shiodera S., Shipley B., Sosinski E., Soussana J.-F., Swaine E., Swenson N., Thompson K., Thornton P., Waldram M., Weiher E., White M., Wright S.J., Zaehle S., Zanne A.E., Wirth C. (In press) TRY – a global database of plant traits. Global Change Biology.

82. Gortan E., Nardini A., Salleo S. & S. Jansen (2011) Pit membrane chemistry influences the magnitude of ion-mediated enhancement of xylem hydraulic conductivity in four Lauraceae. Tree Physiology 31: 48-58.

81. Jacobs B., Geuten K., Pyck N., Huysmans S., Jansen S. & E. Smets (2011) Unravelling the phylogeny of Heptacodium and Zabelia: an interdisciplinary approach. Systematic Botany 36: 231-252.

80. Jansen S., Gortan E., Lens F., Lo Gullo M.A., Salleo S., Scholz A., Stein A., Trifilò P. & A. Nardini (2011) Do quantitative vessel and pit characters account for ion-mediated changes in the hydraulic conductance of angiosperm xylem? New Phytologist 189: 218-228.

79. Lens F., Sperry J.S., Christman M.A., Choat B., Rabaey D. & S. Jansen (2011). Testing hypotheses that link wood anatomy and ultrastructure to cavitation resistance in the genus Acer. New Phytologist 190: 709-723. (See commentary in New Phytologist 190: 509.)

78. Sano Y., Morris H., Shimada H., Ronse De Craene L.P. & S. Jansen (2011) Anatomical features associated with water transport in imperforate tracheary elements of vessel-bearing angiosperms. Annals of Botany 107: 953-967.

77. Dute R., Patel J. & S. Jansen (2010) Torus-bearing pit membranes in Cercocarpus. International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 31: 53-66.

76. Dute R., Rabaey D., Allison J. & S. Jansen (2010) Torus-bearing pit membranes in species of Osmanthus. International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 31: 217-226.

75. Pittermann J., Choat B., Jansen S., Stuart S., Lynn L. & T. Dawson (2010) The relationships between cavitation safety and hydraulic efficiency in the pit membranes of conifers belonging to the Cupressaceae: the evolution of form and function. Plant Physiology 153: 1919-1931.

74. Rabaey D., Lens F., Smets E. & S. Jansen (2010) The phylogenetic significance of vestured pits in Boraginaceae. Taxon 59: 510-516.

73. Rancic D., Pekić Quarrie S., Radošević R., Terzić M., Pećinar M., Stikić R. & S. Jansen (2010) The application of various anatomical techniques for studying the hydraulic network in tomato fruit pedicels. Protoplasma 246: 25–31.

72. Chave J., Coomes D., Jansen S., Lewis S., Swenson N. & A. Zanne (2009) Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Ecology Letters 12: 351-366.

71. Gil D., Hernàndez, Brunat M., Jansen S., Martínez-Vilalta J. (2009) Structure-preserving smoothing of biomedical images. Lectures Notes in Computer Sciences 5702: 427-434.

70. Jansen S. (2009) Some trees go extreme. Planet Earth. Natural Environment Research Council. Autumn 2009: 16-17.

69. Lens F., Endress M.E., Baas P., Jansen S. & A. Zanne (2009) Vessel grouping patterns in subfamilies Apocynoideae and Periplocoideae confirm phylogenetic value of wood structure within Apocynaceae. American Journal of Botany 96: 2168-2183.

68. Hacke U.G. & Jansen S. (2009) Embolism resistance of three boreal conifer species varies with pit structure. New Phytologist 182: 675-686.

67. Jansen S., Choat B. & Pletsers A. (2009) Morphological variation of intervessel pit membranes and implications to xylem function in angiosperms. American Journal of Botany 96: 409-419.

66. Oskolski A.A. & S. Jansen (2009) Distribution of scalariform and simple perforation plates within the vessel network in secondary xylem of Araliaceae and its implications for wood evolution. Plant Systematics and Evolution 278: 41-51.

65. Choat B., Cobb A. & S. Jansen (2008) Structure and function of bordered pits: new discoveries and impacts on whole plant hydraulic function. New Phytologist 177: 608-626.

64. Dute R.R., Jansen S., Holloway C. & K. Paris (2008) Torus-bearing pit membranes in selected species of the Oleaceae. Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science 79: 12-222.

63. Jansen S., Pletsers A., Rabaey D., Lens F. (2008) Vestured pits: a diagnostic character in the secondary xylem of Myrtales. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 20: 147-155.

62. Jansen S., Pletsers A. & Y. Sano. (2008) The effect of preparation techniques on SEM-imaging of pit membranes. International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 29: 161-178.

61. Lens F., Endress M.A., Baas P., Jansen S., Smets E. (2008) Wood anatomy of Rauvolfioideae (Apocynaceae): a search for meaningful non-DNA characters at the tribal level. American Journal of Botany 95: 1199-1215.

60. Lens F., Kårehed J., Baas P., Jansen S., Rabaey D., Huysmans S., Hamann T. & E. Smets (2008) The wood anatomy of the polyphyletic Icacinaceae s.l. revisited within asterids. Taxon 57: 525-552.

59. Rabaey D., Huysmans S., Lens F., Smets E. & S. Jansen (2008) The micromorphology and systematic distribution of pit membrane thickenings in Oleaceae: tori and pseudo-tori. International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 29: 409-424.

58. Rabaey D., Lens F., Huysmans S., Smets E. & S. Jansen (2008) The ultrastructure and development of pit membranes with plasmodesmata associated thickenings in secondary xylem. Protoplasma 233: 255-262.

57. Sano Y., Ohta T. & S. Jansen (2008) The distribution and structure of pits between vessels and non-perforate tracheary elements in angiosperm woods. International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 29: 1-15.

56. Jansen S., Sano Y., Choat B., Rabaey D., Lens F. & R.R. Dute (2007) Pit membranes in imperforate tracheary elements of Rosaceae and related families: new records of tori and pseudo-tori. American Journal of Botany 94: 503-514.

55. Lens F., Baas P., Jansen S. & E. Smets (2007) A search for phylogenetically informative wood characters within Lecythidaceae s.l. American Journal of Botany 94: 483-502.

54. Lens F., Schönenberger J., Baas P., Jansen S. & E. Smets (2007) The role of wood anatomy in phylogeny reconstruction of Ericales. Cladistics 23: 229-254.

53. Schmitz N., Jansen S., Verheyden A., Kairo J. G., Beeckman H. & N. Koedam (2007) Anatomical and ecological variation in the scaling of intervessel pits in wood of two Kenyan mangrove species. Annals of Botany 100: 271-281.

52. Stepanova A., Chavchavadze E.S. & S. Jansen (2007) Comparative wood anatomy of rhizomes of Potentilla L. (Rosaceae). International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 28: 405-421.

51. Watanabe T., Broadley M. R., Jansen S., White P. J., Takada J., Satake K., Takamatsu T., Tuah S. J. & M. Osaki (2007) Evolutionary control of leaf element composition in plants. New Phytologist 174: 516-523.

50. Watanabe T., Jansen S. & M. Osaki (2006) Aluminium-iron interactions and growth enhancement in Melastoma malabathricum and Miscanthus sinensis dominating acid sulphate soils. Plant, Cell and Environment 29: 2124-2132.

49. Rabaey D., Lens F., Smets E. & S. Jansen (2006) The micromorphology of pit membranes in tracheary elements of Ericales: new records of tori or pseudo-tori? Annals of Botany 98: 943-951.

48. Sano Y. & S. Jansen (2006) Perforated pit membranes in imperforate tracheary elements of some angiosperms. Annals of Botany 97: 1045-1053.

47. Lens F., Dressler S., Jansen S., Van Evelghem L. & E. Smets (2005) Relationships within balsaminoid Ericales: a wood anatomical approach. American Journal of Botany 92: 941-953.

46. Lens F., Jansen S., Caris P., Serlet L. & E. Smets (2005) Comparative wood anatomy of the primuloid clade (Ericales s.l.). Systematic Botany 30: 163-183.

45. Watanabe T., Jansen S. & M. Osaki (2005) The beneficial effect of Al and the role of citrate in Al accumulation in Melastoma malabathricum L. New Phytologist 165: 773-780.

44. Choat B., Jansen S., Zwieniecki M., Smets E. & N.M. Holbrook (2004) Changes in pit membrane porosity due to deflection and stretching: the role of vestured pits. Journal of Experimental Botany 55: 1569-1575.

43. Dute R.R., Martin A.L. & S. Jansen (2004) Intervascular pit membranes with tori in wood of Planera aquatica J.F.Gmel. Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science 75: 7-21.

42. Jansen S., Baas P., Gasson P., Lens F. & E. Smets (2004) Variation in xylem structure from tropics to tundra: evidence from vestured pits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 101: 8833-8837.

41. Jansen S., Choat B., Vinckier S., Lens F. Schols P. & E. Smets (2004) Intervascular pit membranes with a torus in the wood of Ulmus (Ulmaceae) and related genera. New Phytologist 163: 51-59.

40. Jansen S., Watanabe T., Caris P., Geuten K., Lens F., Pyck N. & E. Smets (2004) The distribution of aluminium accumulating plants in Ericales. Plant Biology 6: 498-505.

39. Jansen S., Watanabe T., Dessein S., Robbrecht E. & E. Smets (2004) The evolution of aluminium accumulation in angiosperms. In: Hemsley A. & I. Poole (eds.), Evolution of Plant Physiology. From whole plants to ecosystems. Chapter 23: 467-479. Elsevier Academic Press, London. (ISBN 0123395526).

38. Lens F., Kron K.A., Luteyn J.L., Smets E. & S. Jansen (2004) Comparative wood anatomy of the blueberry tribe (Vaccinieae, Ericaceae s.l.). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 91: 566-592.

37. Lens F., Luteyn J.L., Smets E. & S. Jansen (2004) Ecological trends in wood anatomy of Vaccinioideae (Ericaceae s.l.). Flora 199: 309-319.

36. Lens F., Smets E. & S. Jansen (2004) Comparative wood anatomy of Andromedeae s.s., Gaultherieae, Lyonideae and Oxydendreae (Vaccinioideae, Ericaceae s.l.). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 144: 161-179.
35. Baas P., Jansen S. & E.A. Wheeler (2003) Ecological adaptations and deep phylogenetic splits - evidence and questions from the secondary xylem. In: Stuessy T., Mayer V. & E. Hörandl (eds.), Deep Morphology, towards a renaissance of morphology in plant systematics. Chapter 11: 221-239. A.R.G. Gantner Verlag, Ruggell, Liechtenstein (ISBN 3-906166-07-4).

34. Jansen S., Baas P., Gasson, P. & E. Smets (2003) Vestured pits - do they promote safer water transport? International Journal of Plant Sciences 164: 405-413.

33. Jansen S., Watanabe T., Dessein S., Robbrecht E. & E. Smets (2003) A comparative study of metal levels in leaves of some Al accumulating Rubiaceae. Annals of Botany 91: 657-663.

32. Lens F., Smets E., Gasson P. & Jansen S. (2003) Comparative wood anatomy of epacrids (Styphelioideae, Ericaceae s.l.). Annals of Botany 91: 835-856.

31. Britez R.M., Watanabe T., Jansen S., Reissmann C.B. & M. Osaki (2002) The relationship between aluminium and silicon accumulation in leaves of Faramea marginata (Rubiaceae). New Phytologist 156: 445-456.

30. Dessein S., Jansen S., Robbrecht E. & E. Smets (2002) A new species of Spermacoce (Rubiaceae) from the Manika high plateau (Katanga; R.D. Congo). Nordic Journal of Botany 22: 513-523.

29. Jansen S., Broadley M., Robbrecht E. & E. Smets (2002) Aluminium hyperaccumulation in angiosperms: a review of its phylogenetic significance. The Botanical Review 68: 235-269.

28. Jansen S., Robbrecht E., Beeckman H. & E. Smets (2002) A survey of the systematic wood anatomy of the Rubiaceae. International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 23: 1-67.

27. Jansen S., Watanabe T. & E. Smets (2002) Aluminium accumulation in leaves of 127 species in Melastomataceae with comments on the order Myrtales. Annals of Botany 90: 53-64.

26. Baas P., Jansen S. & E. Smets (2001) Vegetative anatomy and the relationships of Dirachma socotrana (Dirachmaceae). Systematic Botany 26: 231-241.

25. Dessein S., Jansen S., Huysmans H., Smets E. & E. Robbrecht (2001) A survey of Virectaria (Rubiaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 137: 1-29.

24. Jansen S., Baas P. & E. Smets (2001) Vestured pits: their occurrence and systematic importance in eudicots. Taxon 50:135-167.

23. Jansen S., Lens F., Ntore S., Piesschaert F., Robbrecht E. & E. Smets (2001) Contributions to the systematic wood anatomy of the Rubioideae (Rubiaceae). Journal of Plant Research 114: 269-289.

22. Piesschaert F., Jansen S., Jaimes I., Robbrecht E. & E. Smets (2001) Morphology, anatomy, and taxonomic position of Pagameopsis (Rubiaceae-Rubioideae). Brittonia 53: 490-504.

21. Jansen S. (2000) Wood-anatomical descriptions of 2 cocobolo species. Journal of the International Wood Collectors Society 54: 4-5.

20. Jansen S., Baas P. & E. Smets (2000) Vestured pits in the Malvales s.l.: a character with taxonomic significance hidden in the secondary xylem. Taxon 49: 169-182.

19. Jansen S., Dessein S., Piesschaert F., Robbrecht E. & E. Smets (2000) Aluminium accumulation in leaves of Rubiaceae: systematic and phylogenetic implications. Annals of Botany 85: 91-101.

18. Jansen S., Piesschaert F. & E. Smets (2000) Wood anatomy of Elaeagnaceae, with comments on vestured pits. American Journal of Botany 87: 20-28.

17. Jansen S., Robbrecht E., Beeckman H. & E. Smets (2000) Aluminium accumulation in Rubiaceae: an additional character for the delimitation of the subfamily Rubioideae? International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 21: 197-212.

16. Jansen S., Ronse Decraene L.P. & E. Smets (2000) On the wood and stem anatomy of Monococcus echinophorus F. Muell. (Phytolaccaceae s.l.). Systematics and Geography of Plants 70: 171-179.

15. Jansen S. & E. Smets (2000) Morphology, distribution, and systematic importance of vestures in the Gentianales. In: Nordenstam B., El-Ghazaly G. & M. Kassas (eds.), Plant Systematics for the 21st Century, Wenner-Gren International Series Vol. 77: 277-296. Portland Press, London. (ISBN 1 85578 135 2).

14. Lens F., Jansen S., Huysmans S., Robbrecht E. & E. Smets (2000) Pollen morphological variation within the Vanguerieae (Rubiaceae-Ixoroideae). Grana 39: 90-102.

13. Lens F., Jansen S., Robbrecht E. & Smets E. (2000) Wood anatomy of the Vanguerieae (Ixoroideae - Rubiaceae), with special emphasis on some geofrutices. International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 21: 443-455.

12. Piesschaert F., Andersson L., Jansen S., Dessein S., Robbrecht E. & E. Smets (2000) Searching for the taxonomic position of the African genus Colletoecema (Rubiaceae): morphology and anatomy compared to an rps16-intron analysis of the Rubioideae. Canadian Journal of Botany 78: 288-304.

11. Jansen S., De Block P., Beeckman H. & E. Smets (1999) Systematic wood anatomy of the Pavetteae (Rubiaceae-Ixoroideae). Systematics and Geography of Plants 68: 113-133.

10. Piesschaert F., Jansen S., Huysmans S., Smets E. & E. Robbrecht (1999) Chassalia petitiana (Rubiaceae - Psychotrieae) an overlooked epiphytic species hidden in the African canopy. Systematic Botany 24: 315-322.

9. Jansen S., Kitin P., De Pauw H., Idris, M., Beeckman H. & E. Smets (1998) Preparation of wood specimens for transmitted light microscopy and scanning electron microscopy. Belgian Journal of Botany 131: 41-49.

8. Jansen S. & E. Smets (1998) Vestured pits in some woody Gentianaceae. International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 19: 35-42.

7. Jansen S., Smets E. & P. Baas (1998) Vestures in woody plants: a review. International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 19: 347-382.

6. Jansen S., Robbrecht E., Beeckman H. & E. Smets (1997) Comparative wood anatomy of African Coffeeae (Rubiaceae-Rubioideae). Belgian Journal of Botany 130: 47-58.

5. Jansen S., Robbrecht E., Beeckman H. & E. Smets (1997) Wood anatomy of the predominantly African representatives of the tribe Psychotrieae (Rubiaceae-Rubioideae). International Association of Wood Anatomists Journal 18: 169-196.

4. Jansen S., Robbrecht E., Beeckman H. & E. Smets (1996) Gaertnera and Pagamea: genera within the Psychotrieae or constituting the tribe Gaertnereae ? A wood anatomical and palynological approach. Botanica Acta 109: 466-476.

3. Jansen S., Robbrecht E. & E. Smets (1996) The systematic value of endexine ornamentation in some Psychotrieae pollen (Rubiaceae-Rubioideae). Grana 35: 129-137.

2. De Laet J., Clinckemaillie D., Jansen S. & E. Smets (1995) Floral ontogeny in the Plumbaginaceae. Journal of Plant Research 108: 289-304.

1. Vrydaghs L., Doutrelepont H., Jansen S., Robbrecht E. & H. Beeckman (1995) De la valeur systématique des phytolites dans le bois des Naucleeae (Rubiaceae). Biol. Jaarb. Dodonaea 63: 161-173.