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Research Article

Timing and Tempo of Early and Successive Adaptive Radiations in Macaronesia

  • Seung-Chul Kim mail,

    sckim@ucr.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America

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  • Michael R. McGowen,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America

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  • Pesach Lubinsky,

    Affiliation: Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America

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  • Janet C. Barber,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Mark E. Mort,

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

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  • Arnoldo Santos-Guerra

    Affiliation: Jardín de Aclimatación de La Orotava, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

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  • Published: May 14, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002139
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Seung-Chul Kim, Pesach Lubinsky
Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America
Michael R. McGowen
Department of Biology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America
Janet C. Barber
Department of Biology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Mark E. Mort
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America
Arnoldo Santos-Guerra
Jardín de Aclimatación de La Orotava, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Corresponding Author

Email: sckim@ucr.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SK JB. Performed the experiments: MRM JB MEM. Analyzed the data: SK. Wrote the paper: SK. Other: Involved in the study design: PL. Assisted in the field work: AS.