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Zhonglai  Luo

Zhonglai Luo


Ph.D., South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2009

Current position

Associate Professor in Botany, Plant Science Center, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China

Publications (since 2010)

  1. Luo, Z., Duan, T., Yuan, S., Chen, S., Bai, X. and Zhang, D. (2015). Reproductive isolation between sympatric sister species, Mussaenda kwangtungensis and M. pubescens var. alba. J Integr Plant Biol 57(10): 859-870.
  2. Chen, S., Luo, Z. and Zhang, D. (2014). Pre- and post-zygotic reproductive isolation between co-occurring Mussaenda pubescens var. alba and M. shikokiana (Rubiaceae). J Integr Plant Biol 56(4): 411-419.
  3. Chen, S., Luo, Z. and Zhang, D. (2013). Self-pollination in buds and homostyly in Mussaenda shikokiana (Rubiaceae), a monomorphic species in a distylous clade. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 51(6): 731-742.
  4. Luo, Z., Chen, S. and Zhang, D. (2012). Floral reward presentation favored the expression of male function in the pollen-only flower Melastoma malabathricum. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 55(6): 488-495.
  5. Xie, P., Luo, Z. and Zhang, D. (2012). Syrphid fly pollination of Guihaiothamnus acaulis (Rubiaceae), a species with “butterfly” flowers. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 51(1) : 86-93.
  6. Liu, Y., Luo, Z., Wu, X., Bai, X. and Zhang, D. (2012). Functional dioecy in Morinda parvifolia (Rubiaceae), a species with stigma-height dimorphism. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 298(4): 775-785.
  7. Pei, N., Luo, Z., Mark A. S. and Zhang, D. (2011). Synchronized protandry and hermaphroditism in a tropical secondary forest tree, Schefflera heptaphylla (Araliaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution, 296: 29-39.
  8. Lei Gu, ZhonglLai Luo, Susanne S. Renner and Dianxiang Zhang. 2010. Passerine pollination of Rhodoleia championii (Hamamelidaceae) in southern China. Biotropica, 42(3): 336-341.
Protocols by Zhonglai Luo
  1. Identification of Natural Hybrids by SSR Markers in Mussaenda