Cycads, Orchids, Carnivorous Plants


Chromosome architecture drives cycad evolution. Cycads 5(1): 23-32.


Cycad (Cycadales) chromosome numbers are not correlated with genome size. [Root Gorelick, Danielle L. Fraser, Ben J.M. Zonneveld, Damon P. Little] International Journal of Plant Sciences 175(9): 986-997.

Sex determination and sex change in cycads: tantalizing new hints. Cycad Newsletter 37(2-3): 29.

Kin recognition by roots occurs in cycads and probably in conifers. [Root Gorelick and Thomas E. Marler] Communicative & Integrative Biology 7(1): e28009. [2 pages]


Evolutionary developmental biology in cycad phenology. [Root Gorelick and Thomas Marler]. Communicative & Integrative Biology 5(3): 272-274.


Is lack of cycad (Cycadales) diversity due to lack of polyploidy? [Root Gorelick and Krystle Olson]. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 165(2): 156-167.

Chromosomal fission accounts for small-scale radiations in Zamia (Zamiaceae) [Krystle Olson and Root Gorelick]. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 165(2): 168-185.

Isotomous branching at the Zamia furfuracea cone axis. Cycad Newsletter 34(1): 29.


Review of Curious world of carnivorous plants: a comprehensive guide to their biology and cultivation by Wilhelm Barthlott, Stefan Porembski, Rüdiger Seine, and Inge Theisen. Plant Science Bulletin 54(4): 159.


Evolution of dioecy and sex chromosomes in cycads [Root Gorelick and Roy Osborne]. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 97: 326-334.

Sex change in cycads: cases, causes, and chemistry [Roy Osborne and Root Gorelick]. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 97: 335-345.


Review of An enthusiasm for orchids: sex and deception in plant evolution by John Alcock. Orchids 75(10): 777.

Review of Growing hardy orchids by John Tullock. Plant Science Bulletin 52(2): 67-68.


Epipactis gigantea in Marble Canyon. Orchids 73(7): 488.


Sex change in cycads [Roy Osborne and Root Gorelick]. Palms and Cycads 76: 10-15.


Inducing sex change and organogenesis from tissue culture in the endangered African cycad Encephalartos woodii (Cycadales, Zamiaceae) [Root Gorelick and Roy Osborne]. South African Journal of Science 98(3-4): 114-117.


Cycad prepollen: description and possible evolutionary consequences of zoidogamy. Cycad Newsletter 24(3): 12-14.

Did insect pollination cause increased seed plant diversity? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 74(4): 407-427.