Aguirre-Liguori JA, Ramírez-Barahona S, Tiffin P, Eguiarte LE (under review) Local adaptation and climate change in the wild relatives of maize.

Baena-Díaz F, Ramírez-Barahona S, Ornelas JF (2018) Hybridization and differential introgression associated with environmental shifts in a mistletoe species complex. Scientific Reports, 8, 5591.

Barrera-Redondo J, Ramírez-Barahona S, Eguiarte LE (2018Rates of molecular evolution in tree ferns are associated with body size, environmental temperature and biological productivityEvolution, 72, 1050-1062.

Cover image: Evolution 72(5)


Ortiz-Rodríguez AE, Ramírez-Barahona S, González-Hernández D, Lorea-Hernández F (2018) Past climatic fluctuations are associated with morphological differentiation in the cloud forest endemic tree Ocotea psychotrioides (Lauraceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution, 304, 607-617.


Pérez-Crespo MJ, Ornelas JF, González-Rodríguez A, Ruiz-Sanchez E, Vásquez AA, Ramírez-Barahona S (2017) Phylogeography and population differentiation in the Psittacanthus calyculatus (Loranthaceae) mistletoe: a complex scenario of the climate-volcanism interaction along the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt. Journal of Biogeography, 44, 2501-2514.

Ramírez-Barahona S, González C, González-Rodríguez A, Ornelas JF (2017) The influence of climatic niche preferences on the population genetic structure of a mistletoe species complex. New Phytologist, 24, 1751-1761.


Sosa V, Ornelas JF, Ramírez-Barahona S, Gándara E. (2016) Historical reconstruction of climatic and elevation preferences and the evolution of cloud forest-adapted tree ferns in Mesoamerica. Peer J, e2696.

Ramírez-Barahona S (2016) Helechos arborescentes de la Sierra Madre del Sur. In Luna-Vega I, Contreras-Medina R, Espinosa D (eds.) Biodiversidad de la Sierra Madre del Sur. Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM, México.

Ramírez-Barahona S, Barrera-Redondo J, Eguiarte LE (2016) Rates of ecological divergence and body size evolution are correlated with species diversification in scaly tree ferns. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 283, 20161098.

Ornelas JF, Gándara E, Vázquez AA, Ramírez-Barahona S, Ortíz-Rodríguez AE, González C, Mejía-Saules MT, Ruiz-Sánchez E (2016) A mistletoe tale: chloroplast and nuclear DNA phylogeography of Psittacanthus schiedeanus (Loranthaceae) in the Mesoamerican cloud forest. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16, 78.

– 2015 –

Ramírez-Barahona S, Luna-Vega I (2015) Geographic differentiation of tree ferns (Cyatheales) in Tropical America. American Fern Journal, 105, 73-85.

Ramírez-Barahona S, Eguiarte LE (2015) Spatial genetic analyses reveal strong genetic structure within two populations of the outcrossing tree fern Alsophila firma (Cyatheaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 177, 439-449.

– 2014 –

Escalante AE, Jardón-Borbolla L, Ramírez-Barahona S, Eguiarte LE (2014) The study of biodiverity in the era of massive sequencing. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad, 85, 1249-1264.

Ramírez-Barahona S, Eguiarte LE (2014) Changes in the distribution of cloud forests during the Last Glacial predict the patterns of genetic diversity and demographic history of tree fern Alsophila firma (Cyatheaceae). Journal of Biogeography, 41, 2396-2407.

Cover image: Journal of Biogeography 41(12)

– 2013 –

Ramírez-Barahona S, Eguiarte LE (2013) The role of glacial cycles in promoting genetic diversity in the Neotropics: the case of cloud forests during the Last Glacial Maximum. Ecology and Evolution, 3, 725-738. Full text (pdf)

– 2011 –

Ramírez-Barahona S, Luna-Vega I, Tejero-Diez D (2011) Species richness, endemism, and conservation of American tree ferns (Cyatheales). Biodiversity and Conservation, 20, 59-72.

– 2009 –

Ramírez-Barahona S, Torres-Miranda A, Palacios-Ríos M, Luna-Vega I (2009) Historical biogeography of the Yucatán Peninsula, México: A perspective from ferns (Monilophyta) and lycopods (Lycophyta). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 98, 775-786.