Peer reviewed

Janssens SB, Couvreur TL.P, Mertens A, Dauby G, Dagallier L-PMJ, Vanden Abeele S, Vandelook F, Mascarello M, Beeckman H, Sosef M, Droissart V, van der Bank M, Maurin O, Hawthorne W, Marshall C, Réjou-Méchain M, Beina D, Baya F, Merckx V, Verstraete B, Hardy O (2020). A large-scale species level dated angiosperm phylogeny for evolutionary and ecological analyses. Biodiversity Data Journal 8: e39677.

W. D. Hawthorne & C. A. M. Marshall (2019). Rapid Botanic Survey, Bioquality and improving botanical inventory in the tropics by integrating across spatial scales. Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore 71(Suppl. 2), 315-333.

C. A. M. Marshall, J. J. Wieringa & W. D. Hawthorne (2016). Bioquality hotspots in the tropical African flora. Current Biology 26: 3214–3219.

W. D. Hawthorne, S. Cable & C. A. M. Marshall (2014). Empirical Trials of Plant Field Guides. Conservation Biology 28, 654-662

C. A. M. Marshall & W. D. Hawthorne (2012). Regeneration ecology of the useful flora of the Putu Range rainforest, Liberia. Economic Botany 66, 398-412.

W. D. Hawthorne, D. Sheil, V. K. Agyeman, M. Abu Juam & C. A. M. Marshall (2012). Logging scars in Ghanaian high forest: Towards improved models for sustainable production. Forest Ecology and Management 271, 27-36.


C. A. M. Marshall & W. D. Hawthorne (2013). Important plants of northern Nimba County, Liberia. Oxford Forestry Institute, ISBN 9780850742282. Available through NHBS

W. D. Hawthorne, C. A. M. Marshall, M. Abu Juam and V. K. Agyeman (2011). The Impact of Logging Damage on Tropical Rainforests, their Recovery and Regeneration: An Annotated Bibliography. Oxford Forestry Institute, ISBN 9780850741688. download


J. Lindsell, Agyei, R., Bosu, D., Decher, J. Hawthorne, W., Marshall, C. A. M., Ofori-Boateng, C. & Rödel, M.-O. (2019). The Biodiversity of Atewa Forest, Research Report. A Rocha Ghana, Accra, Ghana.

W. D. Hawthorne & C. A. M. Marshall (2016). A manual for Rapid Botanic Survey (RBS) and measurement of vegetation bioquality. Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.


Cicely Marshall, Ouo Ouo Haba, David Bilivogui, Faya Simbiano & William Hawthorne. Invited speaker: ‘Reconciling global and local priorities for plant conservation and economic development in the west African mining context: the case of Guinea’s bauxite’. New Phytologist Trust Plants, People, Planet Symposium, September 2019.

Olivier J Hardy, Gilles Dauby, Thomas L P Couvreur, Vincent Droissart, Maxime Rejou-Mechain, Steven Janssens, William Hawthorne, Cicely Marshall, Olivier Maurin, Michelle van der Bank, Duncan W. Thomas, David Kenfack, George B. Chuyong, Denis Beina & Fidele Baya. The phylogenetic structure of plant assemblages in tropical Africa: from local community to biogeographical scales. 7th International Barcode of Life Conference, November 2017.

Cicely Marshall, Jan Wieringa & William Hawthorne. Bioquality hotspots in the tropical African flora. XXI AETFAT Congress,Catholic University of East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya . May 2017.

Cicely Marshall, Jan Wieringa & William Hawthorne. Using big data to measure tropical Africa’s botanic hotspots. State of the World’s Plants Symposium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. May 2016.

Steven Janssens, Samuel Vanden Abeele, Gilles Dauby, William Hawthorne, Cicely Marshall, Olivier Maurin, Maxime Rejou-Mechain, Michelle van der Bank & Olivier Hardy. How old is the African flora? New insights in the evolution of African biomes based on large-scale dating and diversification analyses. Society for Tropical Ecology (Gesellschaft für Tropenökologie, gtö) 2016 European Conference of Tropical Ecology, February 2016.