(*=corresponding author)

Eduard López-Guillén, Ileana Herrera, Badis Bensid, Carlos Gómez-Bellver, Neus Ibáñez, Pedro Jiménez-Mejías, Mario Mairal., Laura Mena-Garcia, Neus Nualart, Mònica Utjés-Mascó, Jordi López-Pujol (2024). Strengths and Challenges of Using iNaturalist in Plant Research (with
Focus on Data Quality. Diversity16(1), 42. Q1, IF=3.4

*Mario Mairal, Carlos García-Verdugo, Johannes Le Roux, John Chau, Bettine van Vuuren, Cang Hui, Zuzana Münzbergová, Steven Chown, Justine Shaw. Multiple introductions, polyploidy, and mixed reproductive strategies are linked to genetic diversity and structure in the most widespread invasive plant across Southern Ocean archipelagos (2023). Molecular Ecology. Evolutionary Biology Q1 (7/51), IF=5.163. DOI: 10.1111/mec.16809

Marques, I., Draper, D., Mairal, M., Macfarlane, T. D., & Moreno-Saiz, J. C. (2022). Overcoming the Global Climate Crisis: Solutions to Minimize the Loss of Mediterranean Plants. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 669. Ecology Q1, IF=3.75.

* Mario Mairal, Steven L. Chown, Justine Shaw, Desalegn Chala, John H. Chau, Cang Hui, Jesse M. Kalwij, Zuzana Münzbergová, Bettine Jansen van Vuuren, Johannes J. Le Roux. 2021, in press. Human activity strongly influences genetic dynamics of the most widespread invasive plant in the sub-Antarctic. Molecular Ecology. Evolutionary Biology Q1 (7/51), IF=5.163.

Victoria Culshaw, Mario Mairal, Isabel Sanmartín. 2021, in press. Biogeography meets Niche modeling: inferring the role of deep-time climate change when data is limited. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. Ecology Q1, IF=3.26.

Victoria Culshaw, Tamara Villaverde, Mario Mairal, Sanna Olson, Isabel Sanmartín. 2021, in press. Rare and widespread: Integrating Bayesian MCMC approaches, Sanger sequencing and Hyb-Seq phylogenomics to reconstruct the origin of the enigmatic Rand Flora genus. American Journal of Botany (2021, in press). Plant Sciences Q1 (48/234), IF= 3.038.

García-Verdugo, M. Mairal, Ichiro Tamaki, Fouad Msanda. 2021, in press. Phylogeography at the crossroad: Pleistocene range expansion throughout the Mediterranean and back-colonization from the Canary Islands in the legume Bituminaria bituminosa. Journal of Biogeography. Geography, physical Q1 (7/49), IF=3.72.

* Mairal, Mary Namaganda, Abel Gizaw, Desalegn Chala, Christian Brochmann, Pilar Catalán. 2021, in press. Multiple mountain-hopping colonization of sky-islands on the two sides of Tropical Africa during the Pleistocene: the afroalpine Festuca grasses. Journal of Biogeography. Geography, physical Q1 (7/49), IF=3.72.

John H. Chau, Nasipi I. S. Mtsi, Zuzana Münbergová, Michelle Greve, Peter C. le Roux, Mario Mairal, Johannes J. Le Roux, Rosemary A. Dorrington, Bettine Jansen van Vuuren. An update on the indigenous vascular flora of sub‑Antarctic Marion Island: taxonomic changes, sequences for DNA barcode loci, and genome size data. Polar Biology, 1-12. Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) Q1 (43/50), IF=1.980.

John Chau, Céline Born, Melodie McGeoch, Dana Bergstrom, Justine Shaw, Aleks Terauds, Mario Mairal, Johannes Le Roux, Bettine van Vuuren. The influence of landscape, climate, and history on spatial genetic patterns in keystone plants (Azorella) on sub-Antarctic islands”. In press in Molecular Ecology. Evolutionary Biology Q1 (6/49), IF=6.131.

Carlos García-Verdugo,  Juli Caujapé-Castells , Juan Carlos Illera, Mario Mairal, Jairo Patiño, Alfredo Reyes-Betancourt, Stephan Scholz. Pleistocene extinctions as drivers of biogeographical patterns on the easternmost Canary Islands. In press in Journal of Biogeography. Geography, physical Q1 (7/49), IF=4.15.

Carlos García-Verdugo, Juli Caujapé-Castells, Mario Mairal, Pedro Monroy. How repeatable is microevolution on islands? Patterns of dispersal and colonization-related plant traits in a phylogeographical context. Annals of Botany 123: 557-568. Plant Sciences Q1 (22/211), IF=4.04.

*Mario Mairal, Mária Šurinová, Silvia Castro, Zuzana Münzbergová. 2018. Unmasking cryptic biodiversity in autopolyploids: origin and ongoing diversification of cytotypes in the Aster amellus aggregate. Annals of Botany 122:1047–1059. Plant Sciences Q1 (22/211), IF=4.04.

*Mario Mairal, Juli Caujapé, Loïc Pellissier, Myriam Heuertz, Ruth Jaén Molina, Nadir Álvarez, Isabel Sanmartín. 2018. A tale of two forests: ongoing aridification drives population decline and genetic diversity loss at continental scale in Afro-Macaronesian evergreen-forest archipelago endemics. Annals of Botany 122: 1005–1017. Plant Sciences Q1 (22/211), IF=4.04.

Carlos García-Verdugo, Mario Mairal, Pedro Monroy, Maurizio Sajeva, Juli Caujapé-Castells. The loss of dispersal on islands hypothesis revisited: Implementing phylogeography to investigate evolution of dispersal traits in Periploca (Apocynaceae). Journal of Biogeography 44: 2595–2606. Geography, physical Q1 (5/49), IF=3.997.

*Mario Mairal, Isabel Sanmartín, Loïc Pellissier. 2017. Lineage‐specific climatic niche drives the tempo of vicariance in the Rand Flora. Journal of Biogeography 44: 911–923. Geography, physical Q1 (5/49), IF=3.997.

*Mario Mairal, Juan José Aldasoro, Isabel Sanmartín, Pablo Vargas, Marisa Alarcón. 2017. Geographic barriers and Pleistocene climate change shaped patterns of genetic variation in the Eastern Afromontane biodiversity hotspot. Scientific Reports, 7. Multidisciplinary Sciences, Q1 (7/61), IF=5.228.

*Mario Mairal, Isabel Sanmartín, Juan José Aldasoro, Ioanna Manolopoulou, Victoria Culshaw, Marisa Alarcón. 2015. Palaeo‐islands as refugia and sources of genetic diversity within volcanic archipelagos: the case of the widespread endemic Canarina canariensis (Campanulaceae). Molecular Ecology 24: 3944–3963. Evolutionary Biology, Q1 (5/46), IF=6.494.

Lisa Pokorny, Ricarda Riina, Mario Mairal, Victoria Culshaw, Andrea Sánchez-Meseguer, Miguel Serrano, Rodrigo Carbajal, Santiago Ortiz, Myriam Heuertz, Isabel Sanmartín. 2015. Living on the edge: timing of Rand Flora pattern disjunctions compatible with ongoing aridification in Africa. Frontiers in Genetics 6: 1–15. Genetics, Q1, IF=4.08.

*Mario Mairal, Lisa Pokorny, Juan José Aldasoro, Marisa Alarcón, Isabel Sanmartín. 2015. Ancient vicariance and climate-driven extinction explain continental-wide disjunctions in Africa: the case of the Rand Flora genus Canarina (Campanulaceae). Molecular Ecology 24: 1335–1354. Evolutionary Biology, Q1 (5/46), IF=6.494.

Johannes J. Le Roux, Susana Clusella-Trullas, Thabiso M. Mokotjomela, Mario Mairal, David M. Richardson, Lisa Skein, John R. Wilson, Olaf L. F. Weyl, and Sjirk Geerts. 2020. Biotic Interactions as Mediators of Biological Invasions: Insights from South Africa. B. W. van Wilgen et al. (eds.), Biological Invasions in South Africa, Invading Nature – Springer Series in Invasion Ecology 14,

Lisa Pokorny, Ricarda Riina, Mario Mairal, et al. Living on the edge. Published in: Frontiers in Genetics. In: Origin of tropical diversity: from clades to communities (Ed: J.E. Richardson & T. Pennington), pp 197-211. Lausanne: Frontiers Media. DOI: 10.3389/978-2-88945-050-3.

Mario Mairal. 2015. Macroevolution and Microevolution in island systems: the Rand Flora pattern in the genus Canarina. DOI: 13140/RG.2.2.30108.28806/1

Felipe Martínez García, Ruth Jaén Molina, Mario Mairal. 2021. ¿Se está conservando la biodiversidad en España? Artículo editorial de Conservación Vegetal, 25.

Tatiana Villarino, *Mario Mairal. SICAF: Save the Iberian and Canarian Flora: una herramienta de ciencia ciudadana para la conservación de la flora española. Conservación Vegetal, 25

  • José I. Márquez-Corro, Pedro Jiménez-Mejías, Mario Fernández-Mazuecos,… *Mario Mairal. 2021. I Biomaratón de Flora Española: un evento de participación ciudadana enfocado en la diversidad vegetal. Conservación Vegetal, 25.

Mario Mairal. 2019. Una historia de dos bosques: el ocaso de la vegetación subtropical Afro-Macaronésica. Conservacion Vegetal, 23. DOI: 10.15366/cv2019.23.004

Isabel Sanmartín, Lisa Pokorny & Mario Mairal. 2016. Origen evolutivo de una enigmática distribución geográfica: La “Rand Flora” Africana. Investigación y ciencia (Scientific American).

*Mario Mairal, Andrea Sánchez-Meseguer. 2012. Resolviendo una incógnita biogeográfica, el caso de la Rand Flora Afro-mediterránea. Chronica naturae 2: 53–63.

Mario Mairal. 2017. Recovery plan report for the endangered species Isoplexis chalcantha and evaluation of the actions performed for Helianthemum inaguae y bystropogophyllum. Cabildo de Gran Canaria. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.20299.18726;

Felipe Domínguez, Mario Mairal. 2009. ´Recovery Plan of Vella pseudocytisus Paui Gómez Campo. Report on the demographic monitoring and control, year 2009´. Ref. scientific and technical report, Aragón Governement.