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Zhu X-F, Jiang X-F, Li L, Zhang Z-Q, Li Q-J. 2015. Asymmetrical disassortative pollination in a distylous primrose: the complementary roles of bumblebee nectar robbers and syrphid flies. Scientific reports.

Mohandass D, Davidar P, Somasundaram S, Vijayan L, Beng KC. 2015. Influence of disturbance regime on liana species composition, density and basal area in the tropical montane evergreen forests (sholas) of the Western Ghats, India. Tropical Ecology 56(2): 169-182.PDF


Mohandass D, Hughes AC, Campbell M, Davidar P. 2014. Effects of patch size on liana diversity and distributions in the tropical montane evergreen forests of the Nilgiri Mountains, southern India. Journal of Tropical Ecology 30:579–590. PDF

Mohandass D, Puyravaud JP, Hughes AC, Davidar P, Ganesh PS, Campbell M. 2014. Edge transition impacts on swamp plant communities in the nilgiri mountains, southern India. Applied ecology and environmental research 12(4): 909-929.PDF

Zhang B,Li Q-J. 2014. Phenotypic selection on the staminal lever mechanism in Salvia digitaloides (Labiaceae). Evolutionary Ecology 28:373-386. PDF


Luo Y, Guo Z-H, Li L. 2013. Evolutionary conservation of microRNA regulatory programs in plant flower development. Developmental Biology 380: 133–144.

Zhao, J-L, Zhang L, Dayanandan S, Nagaraju S, Liu D-M, Li Q-M*. 2013. Tertiary origin and Pleistocene diversification of dragon blood tree (Dracaena cambodiana-Asparagaceae) populations in the Asian tropical forests. PLOS ONE 8: e60102.

Mohandss D. 2013. Pollination Ecology of Impatiens rufescens (Balsamineae) – An Endemic Annual Herb From Nilgiri Mountains, Western Ghats, India. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences 39: 59-65.

Zhu X-F, Yang J-Q, Li Q-J. 2013. Alpine Codonopsis convolvulacea (Campanulaceae) provides multiple rewards to its main pollinator. Plant ecology & diversity 6:187-193. pdf.

Cao G-X, Worley AC. 2013. Life history trade-offs and evidence for hierarchical resource allocation in two monocarpic perennials. Plant Biology 15: 158-65. IF=2.320.


Fan Y-L, Li Q-J.2012. Stigmatic fluid aids self-pollination in Roscoea debilis (Zingiberaceae): a new delayed selfing mechanis. Annals of Botany. doi:10.1093/aob/mcs169. pdf

LuoY-L, Bi T-J, Li D, Su Z-L, Tao C, Luo  Y-J,  Li Q-J. 2012. Effects of indole-3-acetic acid and auxin transport inhibitors on the style curvature of three Alpinia species (Zingiberaceae). Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 34: 2019-2025.. pdf

Du G-H. Zhang Z-Q, Li Q-J. 2012. Morphological and molecular evidence for natural hybridization in sympatric population of Roscoea humeana and R. Cautleoides (Zingiberaceae). Journal of Plant Research 125:595-603. pdf



Zhang Z-Q, Kress WJ, Xie W-J, Ren P-Y, Gao J-Y & Li Q-J. 2011. Reproductive biology of two Himalayan alpine gingers (Roscoea spp., Zingiberaceae) in China: pollination syndrome and compensatory floral mechanisms. Plant biology, 13: 582-589. pdf

Sun S, Zhang DY, Ives AR, Li QJ. 2011. Why do stigmas move in a flexistylous plant? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 497–504. IF= 3.816.pdf

Zhang Bo, Regine Claßen-Bockhoff, Zhang Zhi-Qiang, Sun Shan, Luo Yan-Jiang and Qing-Jun Li. 2011. Functional implications of the staminal lever mechanism in Salvia cyclostegia (Lamiaceae). Annals of Botany 107: 621-628. IF= 3.501. pdf

Yin Ling Luo , Yan Jiang Luo, Qing Jun Li. 2011. Subcellular localization of calcium during Alpinia mutica Roxb. (Zingiberaceae) style movement. Protoplasma 248:251–256. IF= 1.523. pdf


Zhu X-F, Wan J-P, Li Q-J. 2010. Nectar robbers pollinate flowers with sexual organs hidden within corollas in distylous Primula secundiflora (Primulaceae).   Biology Letters. 6: 785-787. IF=3.521. pdf

Kong, Ji-Jun*, Yong-Mei Xia, Qing-Jun Li, 2010. Inflorescence and flower development in the Hedychieae (Zingiberaceae):Hedychium coccineum Smith. Protoplasma DOI 10.1007/s00709-010 -0145-5. IF=1.460

Luo, Yin-Ling, Qing-Jun Li*, 2010. Effects of Light and Low Temperature on the Reciprocal Style Curvature of FlexistylousAlpinia species (Zingiberaceae). Acta Physiologiae Plantarum DOI 10.1007/s11738-010-0497-7. IF=0.807

Zhu, Xing-Fu, Yuan Li, Gui-Li Wu, Zhen-Dong Fang, Qing-Jun Li and Jian-Quan Liu*, 2009. Molecular and morphological evidence for natural hybridization between Primula secundifora Franchet and Ppoissoni Franchet (Primulaceae). Acta Biologica Cracoviensia Series Botanica 51: 29-36. IF=0.351

Chen, Xin-Sheng*, Martén-Rodríguez S, Qing-Jun Li, Fenster C., 2009. Potential autonomous selfing in Gesneria citrina (Gesneriaceae), a specialized hummingbird pollinated species with variable herkogamy. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 51: 973-978. IF=0.859

Zhang, Zhi-Qiang and Qing-Jun Li*, 2008. Autonomous selfing provides reproductive assurance in an alpine ginger Roscoea schneideriana (Zingiberaceae). Annals of Botany 102: 531-538. IF=2.755 (Top journal)

Chen, Xin-Sheng and Qing-Jun Li*, 2008. Patterns of plant sexual systems in subtropical evergreen broad-leaved forests in Ailao Mountains, SW China. Journal of Plant Ecology-UK 1: 179-185. IF=N/O

Duan, You-Ai and Qing-Jun Li*, 2008. The pollination biology of Phrynium oliganthum (Marantaceae). Journal of Systematics and Evolution. 46: 545-553. IF=0.310

Chen, Xin-Sheng and Qing-Jun Li*, 2008.Community-level plant reproductive traits of an azonal tropical forest, Southwest China: I. Sexual systems and ecological correlates. Biotropica 40: 160-167. IF=1.704

Wang, Yong-Feng, Susan M. Owen*, Qing-Jun Li* and Joset Peñuelas, 2007. Monoterpene emissions from rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis) in a changing landscape and climate I: Chemical speciation and environmental control. Global Change Biology 13: 2270–2282. IF=4.786 (Top journal)

Ren, Pan-Yu; Min Liu and Qing-Jun Li*, 2007. An example of flexistyly in a wild cardamom species (Amomum maximum(Zingiberaceae)). Plant Systematics and Evolution 267: 147–154. IF=1.492

Sun, Shan, Jiang-Yun Gao, Wan-Jin Liao, Qing-Jun Li, and Da-Yong Zhang*, 2006. Adaptive significance of flexistyly in Alpinia blepharocalyx (Zingiberaceae): A hand-pollination experiment. Annals of Botany 99: 661–666. IF=2.755 (Top journal)

Gao, Jiang-Yun, Zi-Hui Yang, Pan-Yu Renand Qing-Jun Li*, 2006. Reproductive Ecology of Rhynchanthus beesianus W. W. Smith (Zingiberaceae) in South Yunnan, China: A Ginger with Bird Pollination Syndrome. Journal of Intigrative Plant Biolgy 48: 1294-1299. IF=0.859

Gao, Xue-Mei, Yong-Mei Xia and Qing-Jun Li*, 2006. Isolation of two putative homologues of PISTILLATA and AGAMOUS fromAlpinia oblongifolia (Zingiberaceae) and characterization of their expression. Plant Science 170: 274-284. IF=1.795

Gao, Jiang-Yun, Pan-Yu Ren and Qing-Jun Li*, 2006. The pollination ecology of Paraboea rufescens (Gesneriaceae): a buzz-pollinated tropical herb with mirror image flowers. Annals of Botany 97: 371-376. IF=2.755 (Top journal)