Bolton, J.J., De Clerck, O., Anderson, R.J., Francis, C.M., Siyanga-Tembo, F. 2016. Two newly discovered Grateloupia (Rhodophyta) species on aquaculture rafts on the west coast of South Africa, including the widely introduced G. turuturu. Phycologia 55(6): 659-666.

Buck, W.R. & Hedderson, T.A. 2016. Sematophyllum rheophyticum (Bryopsida, Sematophyllaceae), a new rheophytic species from Rwanda. Bothalia 46: 1-3. doi: 10.4102/abc.v46i1.2044

Gersun, L., Anderson, R.J., Hart J.R., Maneveldt G.W., & Bolton J.J., 2016. Sublittoral seaweed communities on natural and artificial substrata in a high-latitude coral community in South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 38(3): 303-31

Ito Y., Tanaka N., Murata J., García-Murillo P., & Muasya A.M., 2016. A new delimitation of the Afro-Eurasian plant genus Althenia to include its Australasian relative, Lepilaena (Potamogetonaceae) – Evidence from DNA and morphological data. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 98: 261–270

Ito Y., Viljoen J-A., Tanaka N., Yano O., & Muasya A.M. 2016. Phylogeny of Isolepis (Cyperaceae) revisited: non-monophyletic nature of I. fluitans sensu lato and resurrection of I. lenticularis. Plant Systematics and Evolution 302: 231–238.

Jimenez, J.A., Hedderson, T.A. & Muller F. 2016. Didymodon vulcanicus J.A. Jimenez, Hedd. & Frank Mull. (Pottiaceae) a new species from tropical Africa. Journal of Bryology 38: published online 6 September 2016.

Joubert, L., Klak, C., Venter, A.M., Venter H.J.T. & Bruyns. P.V. 2016. A very widespread tropical radiation in the Apocynaceae (Periplocoideae): The case of Cryptolepis. Taxon 65 (3):487–501. DOI

Kawai H., Takeaki H., Bolton J.J. and Anderson R.J. 2016. Molecular phylogeny of Zeacarpa (Ralfsiales, Phaeophyceae) proposing a new family Zeacarpaceae and its transfer to Nemodermatales. Journal of Phycology 52: 682-686. DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12419

Klak, C., Bruyns, P.V. 2016. Expansion of Schlechteranthus (Ruschioideae, Aizoaceae) to include Polymita, with a new species from Namaqualand, South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 103: 70-77.

Lemaire B., Chimphango S., Stirton C., Rafudeen S., Honnay O., Smets E., Chen W-M., Sprent J., James E.K. &, Muasya AM. 2016. Biogeographical patterns of legume-modulating Burkholderia spp.: from African fynbos to continental scales. Applied Environmental Microbiology 82: 000 –000. doi:10.1128/AEM.00591-16.

Lemaire B., Van Cauwenberghe J., Verstraete B., Chimphango S., Stirton C., Honnay O., · Smets E.,· Sprent J., James E.K., Muasya A.M. 2016. Characterization of the papilionoid–Burkholderia interaction in the Fynbos biome: The diversity and distribution of beta-rhizobia nodulating Podalyria calyptrata (Fabaceae, Podalyrieae). Systematic and Applied microbiology 39: 41–48.

Mattio L., Zubia M., Maneveldt G.W., Anderson R.J., Bolton J.J., de Gaillande C., De Clerck O., Payri C.E., 2016. Marine flora of the Iles Eparses (Scattered Islands): a longitudinal transect through the Mozambique Channel. Acta Oecologica 72: 33-40.

Oberlander, K.C., Dreyer, L.L., Goldblatt, P., Suda, J. & Linder, H.P. 2016. Species-rich and polyploid-poor: Insights into the evolutionary role of whole-genome duplication from the Cape flora biodiversity hotspot. American Journal of Botany, 103, 1336-1347.

Onstein, R.E. & Linder, H.P. 2016. Beyond climate: convergence in fast evolving sclerophylls in Cape and Australian Rhamnaceae predates the mediterranean climate. Journal of Ecology, 104, 665-677.

Onstein, R.E., Jordan, G.J., Sauquet, H., Weston, P.H., Bouchenak-Khelladi, Y., Carpenter, R.J. & Linder, H.P. 2016. Evolutionary radiations of Proteaceae are triggered by the interaction between traits and climates in open habitats. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25, 1239-1251.

Powell, R.F., J.S. Boatwright, C. Klak, A.R. Magee. 2016. Phylogenetic placement and generic re-circumscriptions of the multi-locular genera Arenifera, Octopoma and Schlechteranthus (Ruschieae; Aizoaceae): evidence from anatomical, morphological and plastid DNA data. Taxon 65 (2): 249–261. DOI

Sieben E.J.J., Collins N.B., Corry F.T.J., Kotze D.C., Job N., Muasya A.M., Venter C.E., Mtshali H., Zondo S.A., Janks M., Pretorius L., 2016. The vegetation of grass lawn wetlands of floodplains and pans in semi-arid regions of South Africa: Description, classification and explanatory environmental factors. South African Journal of Botany 104: 215-224.

Stirton C.H., & Muasya A.M., 2016. Seven new species and notes on the genus Aspalathus (Crotalarieae, Fabaceae). South African Journal of Botany 104: 35-46.

Wüest, R.O., Litsios, G., Forest, F., Lexer, C., Linder, H.P., Salamin, N., Zimmermann, N.E. & Pearman, P.B. 2016. Resprouter fraction in Cape Restionaceae assemblages varies with climate and soil type. Functional Ecology, 30, 1583-1592.

Verboom, G.A., Herron M.L., Moncrieff G.R. and Slingsby J.A. 2016. Maintenance of species integrity in the context of arecent radiation: the case of Jamesbrittenia (Scrophulariaceae: Limoselleae) in southern Africa. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 2016, 182, 115–139.

Vieira, C., Camacho O., Wynne, M.J., Mattio L., Anderson R.J., Bolton J.J., Sansón M., D’hondt S., Leliaert F., Fredericq S., Payri, C., De Clerck O., 2016. Shedding new light on old algae: Matching names and sequences in the brown algal genus Lobophora (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae). Taxon 65 (4): 689-707.

Zander, R.H. & Hedderson. T.A., 2016. Re-evaluation of Hymenostylium xanthocarpum (Hook.) Brid., and Ardeuma R.H. Zander & Hedd., a new name for all other species of Hymenostylium (Pottiaceae, Bryophyta). Journal of Bryology 38: 295-301.