Brown JW, Parins-Fukuchi C, Stull GW, Vargas OM, Smith SA. Bayesian and likelihood phylogenetic reconstructions of morphological traits are not discordant when taking uncertainty into consideration. A comment on Puttick et al. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20170986.

Vargas OM, Ortiz EM, Simpson BB. 2017. Conflicting phylogenomic signals reveal a pattern of reticulate evolution in a recent high-Andean diversification (Asteraceae: Astereae: Diplostephium). New Phytologist 214:1736–1750. doi: 10.1111/nph.14530 [pdf]

Avila F, Funk VA, Diazgranados M, Díaz-Piedrahíta S, Vargas OM. 2016. Asteraceae. in: Bernal R, Gradstein SR, Celis M, eds. Catálago de líquenes y plantas de Colombia v. 1. Bogotá, Colombia: Editorial Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 795–908.

Vargas OM, Madriñán S. 2012. Preliminary Phylogeny of Diplostephium (Asteraceae): Speciation Rate and Character Evolution. Lundellia 15: 1–15. [pdf]

Vargas OM. 2011. A nomenclator of Diplostephium (Asteraceae: Astereae): a list of species with their synonyms and distributions by country. Lundellia 14: 32–51. [pdf]

Vargas OM, Madriñán S. 2006. Clave para la indentificación de las especies de Diplostephium (Asteraceae, Astereae) en Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas Físicas y Naturales 30(117): 489-494. [pdf]

Accepted and/or in press:

Vargas OM. Revisión del género Diplostephium (Asteraceae, Astereae) para Colombia. Flora de Colombia. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Bogota.


Thomson AM*, Vargas OM*, Dick CW. Comparative analysis of 24 chloroplast genomes yields highly informative genetic markers for the Brazil nut family (Lecythidaceae). Applications in Plant Sciences. bioRxiv

Vargas OM. Reinstatement of the genus Piofontia: a phylogenomic-based study reveals the biphyletic nature of Diplostephium (Asteraceae: Astereae). Systematic Botany.

*Denotes equal authorship 

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