Eine Auswahl von Publikationen basierend auf Material aus, oder Experimenten in, unserem Garten.


Hofmann M.M., A. Fleischmann, and S.S. Renner. (2019): Tracking of 2600 individuals from six species of small solitary bees in an ideal setting reveals mean foraging distances below 125 m. (in Begutachtung).

Hofmann M.M., C.M. Zohner, and S.S. Renner. (2019): Narrow habitat breadth and late-summer emergence increase extinction vulnerability in Central European bees. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286,

Renner S.S., and C.M. Zohner. (2019): The occurrence of red and yellow autumn leaves explained by regional differences in insolation and temperature. New Phytologist Tansley Review,

Zohner C.M., A. Rockinger, and S.S. Renner. (2019): Increased autumn productivity permits temperate trees to compensate for spring frost damage. New Phytologist 221: 789 – 795.

Zohner C.M., and S.S. Renner. (2019): Ongoing seasonally uneven climate warming leads to earlier autumn growth cessation in deciduous trees. Oecologia 189: 549 – 561.


Chomicki G., Y.M. Staedler, L.P.R. Bidel, C. Jay-Allemand, J. Schönenberger, and S.S. Renner. (2018): Deciphering the complex architecture of an herb using micro-computed X-ray tomography, with an illustrated discussion on herb architectural diversity. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 186(2): 145 – 157.

Hofmann M.M., A. Fleischmann, and S.S. Renner. (2018): Changes in the bee fauna of a German botanical garden between 1997 and 2017, attributable to climate warming, not other parameters. Oecologia 187(3): 701 – 706.

Renner S.S., and C.M. Zohner. (2018): Climate change and phenological mismatch in trophic interactions among plants, insects, and vertebrates. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 49: 165 – 182.

Schindler M., M.M. Hofmann, and S.S. Renner. (2018): Courtship behaviour in the genus Nomada – antennal grabbing and possible transfer of male secretions. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 65: 47 – 59.

Zohner C.M., L. Mo, and S.S. Renner. (2018): Global warming reduces leaf-out and flowering synchrony among individuals. eLife, 10.7554/eLife.40214.


Renner S.S., A. Sousa, and G. Chomicki. (2017): Chromosome numbers, Sudanese wild forms, and classification of the watermelon genus Citrullus, with 50 names allocated to seven biological species. Taxon 66(6): 1393 – 1405.

Zohner C.M., B.M. Benito, J.D. Fridley, J.-C. Svenning, and S.S. Renner. (2017): Spring predictability explains different leaf-out strategies in the woody floras of North America, Europe, and East Asia. Ecology Letters 20(4): 452 – 460.

Zohner C.M., and S.S. Renner. (2017): Innately shorter vegetation periods in North American species explain native-non-native phenological asymmetries. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1655 – 1660.


Chomicki G., Y. Staedler, J. Schönenberger, and S.S. Renner. (2016): Partner choice through concealed floral sugar rewards evolved with the specialization of ant/plant symbioses. New Phytologist 211: 1358 – 1370. Cover

Rockinger A., A. Sousa, F.A. Carvalho, and S.S. Renner. (2016): Chromosome number reduction in the sister clade of Carica papaya with concomitant genome size doubling. American Journal of Botany 103(6): 1082 – 1088. Cover.

Zohner C.M., B.M. Benito, J-C. Svenning, and S.S. Renner. (2016): Day length unlikely to constrain climate-driven shifts in leaf-out times of northern woody plants. Nature Climate Change 6: 1120 – 1123, doi:10.1038/nclimate3138.


Chomicki G., and S.S. Renner. (2015): Watermelon origin solved with molecular phylogenetics including Linnaean material: Another example of museomics. New Phytologist 205(2): 526 – 532.

Zohner C.M., and S.S. Renner. (2015): Perception of photoperiod in individual buds of mature trees regulates leaf-out. New Phytologist 208(4): 1023 – 1030.


Sousa A., N. Cusimano, and S.S. Renner. (2014): Combining FISH and model-based predictions to understand chromosome evolution in Typhonium (Araceae). Annals of Botany 113(4): 669 – 680.

Zohner C.M., and S.S. Renner. (2014): Common garden comparison of the leaf-out phenology of woody species from different native climates, combined with herbarium records, forecasts long-term change. Ecology Letters 17: 1016 – 1025.


Cusimano N., M. Barrett, W.L.A. Hetterscheid, and S.S. Renner. (2010): A phylogeny of the Areae implies that Typhonium, Sauromatum, and the Australian species of Typhonium are distinct clades. Taxon 59(2): 439 – 447.