Hugo de Boer

Acting Head of Research, Professor
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Roles

Acting Research Director and Head of the Department of Research and Collections

Member of the Evolution, eDNA, Genomics and Ethnobotany (EDGE) research group (Leader, but currently on leave)

Leader of EU project Plant.ID on molecular identification of plants

Leader of ForBio - Research School in Biosystematics

PI of UiO:Life Science Convergence Enviroment - REA:Life. Rediscovery of medicinal plant usage in the “Age of Exploration”: From cultural historical heritage to innovative pharmaceuticals

Head of Delegation of GBIF Norway

DiSSCo - Distributed System of Scientific Collections Norway Consortium - DiSSCo Norway

Research

Plant identification using molecular barcoding has a huge potential for biodiversity, conservation, and monitoring of trade in plant genetic resources for pharmaceutical manufacturing, horticulture and tropical timber trade. DNA barcoding as a method has been embraced in science, especially for identification of animals and fungi. In recent years, researchers have successfully shown the power and accuracy of DNA barcoding by creating molecular identification systems for various purposes, such as the identification of cryptic species, species adulteration in marine food products, tracing illegal ivory trade, and assessing tropical forest diversity.

Plant barcoding has lagged in absence of a suitable single identification marker, and quality trade-offs of the various other proposed markers. Furthermore, accurate species identification requires a clear definition of intraspecific variation versus interspecific variation, which is also known as the barcoding gap. The presence or absence of a barcoding gap has been disputed, but ultimately a practical approach needs to be adopted to enable widespread use of plant DNA barcoding. Previous research has focused on the use of two or more molecular markers for DNA barcoding, but the advent of high throughput sequencing allows a genomic approach to DNA barcoding using full chloroplast genomes. In addition, target-enrichment methods allow amplification of genetic data from degraded material, such as herbarium collections, traded and processed material and forensic traces, which in turn reduces the need to rely on short molecular markers.

Research in my group focuses on:

  • Molecular identification of processed plant products in trade, specifically of medicinal plant species susceptible to adulteration, overharvested and endangered taxa, and monitoring of cross-border trade in CITES-listed species.
  • Combining chloroplast genome data and de novo next-gen generated chloroplast genomes, to make more accurate analysis of intra and interspecific genetic variation, with the specific aim of automated species identification
  • Development of specific target-enrichment methods for efficient generation of genetic data from degraded material, such as herbarium collections, and traded and processed material.

These technological and methodological advances may help unlock the huge potential for accurate plant identification using molecular tools to support vital public policies and tasks, such as conserving biodiversity, monitoring trade in plant genetic resources for pharmaceutical manufacturing, horticulture and tropical timber industries, and the enforcement of the CBD Nagoya protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing.

Tags: Biology, Botany, Molecular identification, Plant DNA barcoding, ION-Torrent PGM, Botany Systematics, Orchidaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Ethnobotany, Medicinal plants

Publications

  • Cadavid, Isabel Cristina; Giraldo, Carlos E.; Balbinott, Natalia; González, Mailyn Adriana; Uribe, Sandra Inés & de Boer, Hugo (2022). Molecular identification of the economically important Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum (Solanaceae) using DNA barcodes. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology. ISSN 0971-7811. doi: 10.1007/s13562-022-00773-6.
  • Ariza Salazar, Maria; Fouks, Bertrand; Mauvisseau, Quentin; Halvorsen, Rune; Alsos, Inger Greve & de Boer, Hugo (2022). Plant biodiversity assessment through soil eDNA reflects temporal and local diversity. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. ISSN 2041-210X. p. 1–16. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.13865.
  • Masters, Susanne; Anthoons, Bastien; Madesis, Panagiotis; G. Saroja, Seethapathy; Schermer, Maarten & Gerritsen, Wilfred [Show all 12 contributors for this article] (2022). Quantifying an online wildlife trade using a web crawler. Biodiversity and Conservation. ISSN 0960-3115. 31, p. 855–869. doi: 10.1007/s10531-022-02367-z.
  • Kausrud, Kyrre Linné; Vandvik, Vigdis; Flø, Daniel; Geange, Sonya Rita; Hegland, Stein Joar & Hermansen, Jo Skeie [Show all 24 contributors for this article] (2022). Impacts of climate change on the forest ecosystem. VKM Report. ISSN 2535-4019.
  • Xu, Maonian; Oppong-Danquah, Ernest; Wang, Xiaoyu; Oddsson, Sebastian; Abdelrahman, Asmaa & Pedersen, Simon Vilms [Show all 20 contributors for this article] (2022). Novel methods to characterise spatial distribution and enantiomeric composition of usnic acids in four Icelandic lichens. Phytochemistry. ISSN 0031-9422. 200. doi: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2022.113210.
  • Eldegard, Katrine; Flø, Daniel; Kirkendall, Lawrence Richard; Malmstrøm, Martin; Nielsen, Anders & Rasmussen, Claus [Show all 13 contributors for this article] (2022). Assessment of the risks to honey bees and biodiversity in Norway posed by the predatory wasp species Vespa velutina and V. mandarinia - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Alien Organisms and Trade in Endangered species of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Enviroment . VKM Report. ISSN 2535-4019. Full text in Research Archive
  • Nesbakken, Truls; Steinshamn, Håvard; Thomsen, Iben Margrete; Basic, Dean; Klem, Thea B. Blystad & Gifstad, Tron Øystein [Show all 25 contributors for this article] (2022). Importation of roughage to Norway - Implications for plant and animal health, zoonoses, and biodiversity. Opinion of the scientific committee of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Enviroment. VKM Report. ISSN 2535-4019. 2022:2(2), p. 1–107. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rueness, Eli Knipsel; Nilsen, Erlend Birkeland; Kvie, Kjersti Sternang; de Boer, Hugo; Eldegard, Katrine & Hindar, Kjetil [Show all 13 contributors for this article] (2022). Compilation of knowledge on the global population of common minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata). Scientific Opinion of the panel og Alien Organisms and Trade in Endangered Species of the Norwegian Scientific for Food and Environment. VKM Report. ISSN 2535-4019. 2022:01(01), p. 1–48. Full text in Research Archive
  • Polling, Marcel; Sin, Melati; de Weger, Letty A; Speksnijder, Arjen; Koenders, Mieke M.J.F. & de Boer, Hugo [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2022). DNA metabarcoding using nrITS2 provides highly qualitative and quantitative results for airborne pollen monitoring. Science of the Total Environment. ISSN 0048-9697. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150468. Full text in Research Archive
  • Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Garseth, Åse Helen; Gjøen, Tor; Gulla, Snorre; Lo, Håvard & Malmstrøm, Martin [Show all 22 contributors for this article] (2021). Assessment of the risk of negative impact on biodiversity from import and release of eggs or live fish from landlocked Atlantic salmon from Klarälven in Sweden to Trysilelva in Norway. Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Alien Organisms and Trade in Endangered Species of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment. VKM Report. ISSN 2535-4019. 2021(04). Full text in Research Archive
  • Manzanilla, Vincent; Teixidor Toneu, Irene; Martin, Gary; Hollingsworth, Peter M.; de Boer, Hugo & Kool, Anneleen (2021). Using target capture to address conservation challenges: Population-level tracking of a globally-traded herbal medicine. Molecular Ecology Resources. ISSN 1755-098X. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.13472. Full text in Research Archive
  • Helmstetter, Andrew; Glémin, Sylvain; Käfer, Jos; Zenil-Ferguson, Rosana; Sauquet, Hervé & de Boer, Hugo [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2021). Pulled Diversification Rates, Lineages-Through-Time Plots, and Modern Macroevolutionary Modeling. Systematic Biology. ISSN 1063-5157. 71(3), p. 758–773. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syab083. Full text in Research Archive
  • Polling, Marcel; Li, Chen; Cao, Lu; Verbeek, Fons; de Weger, Letty A & Belmonte, Jordina [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2021). Neural networks for increased accuracy of allergenic pollen monitoring. Scientific Reports. ISSN 2045-2322. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-90433-x. Full text in Research Archive
  • Moiloa, Ntwai A; Mesbah, Melilia; Nylinder, Stephan; Manning, John; Forest, Félix & de Boer, Hugo [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2021). Biogeographic origins of southern African Silene (Caryophyllaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. ISSN 1055-7903. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2021.107199. Full text in Research Archive
  • Abihudi, Siri; de Boer, Hugo & Treydte, Anna C (2021). Conservation status revision and communities' perceptions of 22 Aloe species in Tanzania. Plant Ecology and Evolution. ISSN 2032-3913. 154(3), p. 391–404. doi: 10.5091/PLECEVO.2021.1838. Full text in Research Archive
  • Trucchi, Emiliano; Benazzo, Andrea; Lari, Martina; Iob, Alice; Vai, Stefania & Nanni, Laura [Show all 25 contributors for this article] (2021). Ancient genomes reveal early Andean farmers selected common beans while preserving diversity. Nature Plants. ISSN 2055-026X. 7, p. 123–128. doi: 10.1038/s41477-021-00848-7. Full text in Research Archive
  • Polling, Marcel; Ter Schure, Anna Theresia Maria; van Geel, Bas; van Bokhoven, Tom; Boessenkool, Sanne & MacKay, Glen [Show all 13 contributors for this article] (2021). Multiproxy analysis of permafrost preserved faeces provides an unprecedented insight into the diets and habitats of extinct and extant megafauna. Quaternary Science Reviews. ISSN 0277-3791. 267, p. 1–16. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2021.107084. Full text in Research Archive
  • Hedrén, Mikael; Birkedal, Sven; de Boer, Hugo; Ghorbani, Abdolbaset; Gravendeel, Barbara & Hansson, Sven [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2021). Asymmetric contributions of seed and pollen to gene dispersal in the marsh orchid Dactylorhiza umbrosa in Asia Minor. Molecular Ecology. ISSN 0962-1083. 30(8), p. 1791–1805. doi: 10.1111/mec.15848. Full text in Research Archive
  • Raclariu-Manolică, Ancuţa Cristina; Anmarkrud, Jarl Andreas; Kierczak, Marcin; Rafati, Nima; Thorbek, Birgitte Lisbeth Graae & Schrøder-Nielsen, Audun [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2021). DNA Metabarcoding for Quality Control of Basil, Oregano, and Paprika. Frontiers in Plant Science. ISSN 1664-462X. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2021.665618. Full text in Research Archive
  • Gopalakrishnan Saroja, Seethapathy; Wold, Christian Winther; Ravikumar, Kaliamoorthy; de Boer, Hugo & Wangensteen, Helle (2021). Ethnopharmacology, biological activities and chemical compounds of Canarium strictum: An important resin-yielding medicinal tree in India. Fitoterapia. ISSN 0367-326X. 152. doi: 10.1016/j.fitote.2021.104920. Full text in Research Archive
  • Nielsen, Anders; Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Rosef, Line; Kirkendall, Lawrence Richard; Malmstrøm, Martin & de Boer, Hugo [Show all 15 contributors for this article] (2021). Assessment of possible adverse consequences for biodiversity when planting vascular plants outside their natural range in Norway - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Alien Organisms and Trade in Endangered species (CITES) of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM). VKM Report. ISSN 2535-4019. 2021(15), p. 1–97. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ribas, Talita; de Luna Sales, João Bráullio; de Boer, Hugo; Anmarkrud, Jarl Andreas; Renison Moreira Oliveira, Renato & Laux, Marcele [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2021). Unexpected diversity in the diet of Doryteuthis sanpaulensis (Brakoniecki, 1984) (Mollusca: Cephalopoda) from the southern Brazilian sardine fishery identified by metabarcoding. Fisheries Research. ISSN 0165-7836. doi: 10.1016/j.fishres.2021.105936.
  • Velle, Gaute; Edsman, Lennart; Evangelista, Charlotte; Johnsen, Stein Ivar; Malmstrøm, Martin & Vrålstad, Trude [Show all 17 contributors for this article] (2021). Assessment of the risk to Norwegian biodiversity from import and keeping of crustaceans in freshwater aquaria. Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Alien Organisms and trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment. VKM Report. ISSN 2535-4019. 2021(02), p. 1–377. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ichim, Mihael Cristi & de Boer, Hugo (2021). A Review of Authenticity and Authentication of Commercial Ginseng Herbal Medicines and Food Supplements. Frontiers in Pharmacology. ISSN 1663-9812. 11. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2020.612071. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rueness, Eli Knispel; Asmyhr, Maria Gulbrandsen; de Boer, Hugo; Eldegard, Katrine; Hindar, Kjetil & Hole, Lars Robert [Show all 14 contributors for this article] (2020). Status and trade assessment of parrots listed in CITES Appendix I. Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Alien Organisms and trade in endangered species (CITES) of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment. VKM Report. ISSN 2535-4019. 2020(15), p. 1–129. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rueness, Eli Knispel; Asmyhr, Maria Gulbrandsen; de Boer, Hugo; Eldegard, Katrine; Hole, Lars Robert & Hindar, Kjetil [Show all 14 contributors for this article] (2020). A CITES risk assessment for polar bear (Ursus maritimus). Opinion of the Panel on alien organisms and trade in endangered species (CITES) of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment. VKM Report. ISSN 2535-4019. 2020(06), p. 1–85.
  • Hindar, Kjetil; Hole, Lars Robert; Kausrud, Kyrre Linné; Malmstrøm, Martin; Rimstad, Espen & Robertson, Lucy [Show all 18 contributors for this article] (2020). Assessment of the risk to Norwegian biodiversity and aquaculture from pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha). Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Alien Organisms and Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment. VKM Report. ISSN 2535-4019. 2020(01), p. 1–157. Full text in Research Archive
  • Mood, John; Ardiyani, Marlina & de Boer, Hugo (2020). Nomenclatural changes in Zingiberaceae: Haplochorema is reduced to Boesenbergia. Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore. ISSN 0374-7859. doi: 10.26492/gbs72%281%29.2020-08. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ghorbani, Abdolbaset; Mosaddegh, Mahmoud & de Boer, Hugo (2020). Molecular Authentication of Radix Behen Albi (“Bahman Sefid”) Commercial Products Reveals Widespread Adulteration. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy. ISSN 2345-4458. doi: 10.22127/rjp.2020.226989.1570. Full text in Research Archive
  • Masters, Susanne; van Andel, Tinde R.; de Boer, Hugo; Heijungs, Reinout & Gravendeel, Barbara (2020). Patent analysis as a novel method for exploring commercial interest in wild harvested species. Biological Conservation. ISSN 0006-3207. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108454. Full text in Research Archive
  • Xu, Maonian; de Boer, Hugo; Olafsdottir, Elin Soffia; Ómarsdóttir, Sesselja & Heiðmarsson, Starri (2020). Phylogenetic diversity of the lichenized algal genus Trebouxia (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta): a new lineage and novel insights from fungal-algal association patterns of Icelandic cetrarioid lichens (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota). Botanical journal of the Linnean Society. ISSN 0024-4074. doi: 10.1093/botlinnean/boaa050. Full text in Research Archive
  • Abihudi, Siri; Venkataramana, Pavithravani; de Boer, Hugo & Treydte, Anna C (2020). Species-specific responses of “Critically Endangered” and “Least Concern” Aloe seed germination to environmental conditions in Tanzania. Global Ecology and Conservation. ISSN 2351-9894. doi: 10.1016/j.gecco.2020.e01241. Full text in Research Archive
  • Anthoons, Bastien; Karamichali, Ioanna; Schrøder-Nielsen, Audun; Drouzas, Andreas; de Boer, Hugo & Madesis, Panagiotis (2020). Metabarcoding reveals low fidelity and presence of toxic species in short chain-of-commercialization of herbal products. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. ISSN 0889-1575. doi: 10.1016/j.jfca.2020.103767.
  • ter Schure, Anneke; Anusree, Ajitha Kumari Sethu KumaranPil; Thorbek, Birgitte Lisbeth Graae; Bhavani Shankar, Maradani; Puri, Rajindra & Ravikanth, Gudasalamani [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2020). eDNA metabarcoding reveals dietary niche overlap among herbivores in an Indian wildlife sanctuary. Environmental DNA. ISSN 2637-4943. p. 1–16. doi: 10.1002/edn3.168. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pedersen, Henrik; Petersen, Gitte; Gravendeel, Barbara; Barkman, Todd; de Boer, Hugo & Sulistyo, Bobby [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2019). Phylogenetics of Dendrochilum (Orchidaceae): Evidence of pronounced morphological homoplasy and predominantly centric endemism. Taxon. ISSN 0040-0262. doi: 10.1002/tax.12184.
  • van Andel, Tinde R.; Veltman, Margret; Bertin, Alice; Maat, Harro; Polime, Thomas & Lambers, Derk Hille Ris [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2019). Hidden Rice Diversity in the Guianas. Frontiers in Plant Science. ISSN 1664-462X. doi: 10.1101/562769. Full text in Research Archive
  • Veldman, Sarina; Ju, Yingzi; Otieno, Joseph; Abihudi, Siri; Posthouwer, Chantal & Gravendeel, Barbara [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). DNA barcoding augments conventional methods for identification of medicinal plant species traded at Tanzanian markets. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. ISSN 0378-8741. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2019.112495. Full text in Research Archive
  • Abihudi, Siri; de Boer, Hugo; Mahunnah, RLA & Treydte, Anna C (2019). Ethnobotanical knowledge and threat factors for Aloe species in Tanzania. Ethnobotany Research and Applications. ISSN 1547-3465. 18, p. 1–28. doi: 10.32859/era.18.43.1-28. Full text in Research Archive
  • Xu, Maonian; Heidmarsson, Starri; de Boer, Hugo Joris; Kool, Anneleen & Olafsdottir, Elin Soffia (2019). Ethnopharmacology of the club moss subfamily Huperzioideae (Lycopodiaceae, Lycopodiophyta): A phylogenetic and chemosystematic perspective. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. ISSN 0378-8741. 245:112130, p. 1–8. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2019.112130.
  • Prylutskyi, Oleh; Abrahamyan, Armine; Voronova, Nina; Aloyan, Tatevik; Borodin, Oleg & Darmostuk, Valerii [Show all 33 contributors for this article] (2019). BioDATA - Biodiversity Data for Internationalisation in Higher Education. Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO). ISSN 2367-7163. 5. doi: 10.3897/rio.5.e36276. Full text in Research Archive
  • Gopalakrishnan Saroja, Seethapathy; Raclariu, Ancuta Cristina; Anmarkrud, Jarl Andreas; Wangensteen, Helle & de Boer, Hugo (2019). DNA Metabarcoding Authentication of Ayurvedic Herbal Products on the European Market Raises Concerns of Quality and Fidelity . Frontiers in Plant Science. ISSN 1664-462X. 10, p. 1–11. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00068.
  • Hilonga, S; Otieno, Joseph; Ghorbani, Abdolbaset; Kocyan, Alexander & de Boer, Hugo Joris (2018). Trade of wild-harvested medicinal plant species in local markets of Tanzania and its implications for conservation. South African Journal of Botany. ISSN 0254-6299. 122, p. 214–224. doi: 10.1016/j.sajb.2018.08.012.
  • Veldman, Sarina; Kim, Seoljong; van Andel, Tinde R.; Bello Font, Maria; Bone, Ruth & Bytebier, Benny [Show all 15 contributors for this article] (2018). Trade in zambian edible orchids-DNA barcoding reveals the use of unexpected orchid taxa for chikanda. Genes. ISSN 2073-4425. 9:595(12), p. 1–15. doi: 10.3390/genes9120595. Full text in Research Archive
  • Pereus, Dativa; Otieno, Joseph; Ghorbani, Abdolbaset; Kocyan, Alexander; Hilonga, S & de Boer, Hugo (2018). Diversity of Hypoxis species used in ethnomedicine in Tanzania. South African Journal of Botany. ISSN 0254-6299. p. 1–6. doi: 10.1016/j.sajb.2018.03.004.
  • Ghorbani, Abdolbaset; Wieringa, Jan; de Boer, Hugo; Porck, Henk; Kardinaal, Adriaan & van Andel, Tinde R. (2018). Botanical and floristic composition of the Historical Herbarium of Leonhard Rauwolf collected in the Near East (1573–1575) . Taxon. ISSN 0040-0262. 67(3), p. 565–580. doi: 10.12705/673.7.
  • Posthouwer, Chantal; Veldman, Sarina; Abihudi, Siri; Otieno, Joseph; van Andel, Tinde R. & de Boer, Hugo (2018). Quantitative market survey of non-woody plants sold at Kariakoo Market in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. ISSN 0378-8741. 222, p. 280–287. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2018.04.039.
  • Samson, Hilonga; Otieno, Joseph; Ghorbani, Abdolbaset; Pereus, Dativa; Kocyan, Alexander & de Boer, Hugo (2018). Trade of wild-harvested medicinal plant species in local markets of Tanzania and its implications for conservation. South African Journal of Botany. ISSN 0254-6299. p. 1–11. doi: 10.1016/j.sajb.2018.08.012.
  • Raclariu, Ancuta Cristina; Tebrencu, Carmen Elena; Ichim, Mihael Cristin; Ciuperca, Oana Teodora; Brysting, Anne Krag & de Boer, Hugo (2018). What's in the box? Authentication of Echinacea herbal products using DNA metabarcoding and HPTLC. Phytomedicine. ISSN 0944-7113. 44, p. 32–38. doi: 10.1016/j.phymed.2018.03.058.
  • Ahmed, Seid Mussa; Nordeng, Hedvig Marie Egeland; Sundby, Johanne; Aragaw, Yesuf Ahmed & de Boer, Hugo (2018). The use of medicinal plants by pregnant women in Africa: A systematic review. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. ISSN 0378-8741. 224, p. 297–313. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2018.05.032.
  • Gopalakrishnan Saroja, Seethapathy; Tadesse, Margey; Urumarudappa, Santhosh Kumar J.; Gunaga, Srikanth V.; Vasudeva, Ramesh & Malterud, Karl Egil [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2018). Authentication of Garcinia fruits and food supplements using DNA barcoding and NMR spectroscopy. Scientific Reports. ISSN 2045-2322. 8:10561, p. 1–12. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-28635-z. Full text in Research Archive
  • de Boer, Hugo; Newman, Mark; Poulsen, Axel Dalberg; Jane Droop, A.; Fer, Tomas & Hien, Le Thi Thu [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2018). Convergent morphology in alpinieae (Zingiberaceae): Recircumscribing amomum as a monophyletic genus. Taxon. ISSN 0040-0262. 67(1), p. 6–36. doi: 10.12705/671.2.
  • Manzanilla, Vincent; Kool, Anneleen; Nguyen Nhat, L; Nong Van, H; Le Thi Thu, H & de Boer, Hugo (2018). Phylogenomics and barcoding of Panax: toward the identification of ginseng species. BMC Evolutionary Biology. ISSN 1471-2148. 18(1), p. 1–14. doi: 10.1186/s12862-018-1160-y. Full text in Research Archive
  • Gopalakrishnan Saroja, Seethapathy; Kaliamoorthy, Ravikumar; Paulsen, Berit Smestad; de Boer, Hugo & Wangensteen, Helle (2018). Ethnobotany of dioecious species: Traditional knowledge on dioecious plants in India. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. ISSN 0378-8741. 221, p. 56–64. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2018.04.011. Full text in Research Archive
  • Hinsley, Amy; de Boer, Hugo; Fay, Michael F; Gale, Stephan W; Gardiner, Lauren M & Gunasekara, Rajasinghe S [Show all 13 contributors for this article] (2018). A review of the trade in orchids and its implications for conservation. Botanical journal of the Linnean Society. ISSN 0024-4074. 186(4), p. 435–455. doi: 10.1093/botlinnean/box083. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weckerle, Caroline; de Boer, Hugo; Puri, Rajindra K.; van Andel, TR; Bussmann, Rainer & Leonti, Marco (2018). Recommended standards for conducting and reporting ethnopharmacological field studies. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. ISSN 0378-8741. 210, p. 125–132. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2017.08.018. Full text in Research Archive
  • Raclariu, Ancuta Cristina; Heinrich, Michael; Ichim, Mihael Cristi & de Boer, Hugo (2017). Benefits and limitations of DNA barcoding and metabarcoding in herbal product authentication. Phytochemical Analysis. ISSN 0958-0344. 29(2), p. 123–128. doi: 10.1002/pca.2732. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ichim, Mihael Cristi; Crisan, Gianina; Tebrencu, Carmen & de Boer, Hugo (2017). PhytoAuthent: Molecular authentication of complex herbal food supplements for safety and efficacy. Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO). ISSN 2367-7163. doi: 10.3897/rio.3.e21710. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ghorbani, Abdolbaset; de Boer, Hugo; Maas, PJM & van Andel, TR (2017). The typification of two Linnaean plant names based on illustrations published by Leonhard Rauwolf in 1583. Taxon. ISSN 0040-0262. 66(5), p. 1204–1207. doi: 10.12705/665.13.
  • Ghorbani, Abdolbaset; Saeedi, Yousef & de Boer, Hugo (2017). Unidentifiable by morphology: DNA barcoding of plant material in local markets in Iran. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. 12(4). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175722. Full text in Research Archive
  • Schwallier, Rachel; Gravendeel, Barbara; de Boer, Hugo; Nylinder, Stephan; van Heuven, Bertie Joan & Sieder, Anton [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2017). Evolution of wood anatomical characters in Nepenthes and close relatives of Caryophyllales. Annals of Botany. ISSN 0305-7364. 119(7), p. 1179–1193. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcx010. Full text in Research Archive
  • de Boer, Hugo; Ghorbani, Abdolbaset; Manzanilla, Vincent; Raclariu, Ancuta Cristina; Kreziou, Anna & Ounjai, Sarawut [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2017). DNA metabarcoding of orchid-derived products reveals widespread illegal orchid trade. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences. ISSN 0962-8452. 284(1863). doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1182. Full text in Research Archive
  • Raclariu, Ancuta Cristina; Paltinean, Ramona; Vlase, Laurian; Labarre, Aurélie; Manzanilla, Vincent & Ichim, Mihael Cristin [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2017). Comparative authentication of Hypericum perforatum herbal products using DNA metabarcoding, TLC and HPLC-MS. Scientific Reports. ISSN 2045-2322. 7(1). doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-01389-w. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ghorbani, Abdolbaset; Saeedi, Yousef & de Boer, Hugo (2017). Unidentifiable by morphology: DNA barcoding of plant material in local markets in Iran. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175722.
  • Dirks-Mulder, Anita; Butot, Roland; van Schaik, Peter; Wijnands, Jan Willem PM; van den Berg, Roel & Krol, Louie [Show all 14 contributors for this article] (2017). Exploring the evolutionary origin of floral organs of Erycina pusilla, an emerging orchid model system. BMC Evolutionary Biology. ISSN 1471-2148. doi: 10.1186/s12862-017-0938-7. Full text in Research Archive
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