2. Tripp, E.A. In Press. Field Guide to the Lichens of White Rocks Open Space. University Press of
Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.
1. Lendemer, J.C., R.C. Harris, and E.A. Tripp. 2013. Lichens and Lichenicolous Fungi of Great Smoky
Mountains National Park. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden, New York
Botanical Garden Press: Bronx, New York, 260 p.
Peer-Reviewed Articles
38. Tripp, E.A. and J.C. Lendemer. In Press. Candelariella clarkiae and Lecidea hoganii: two lichen
species new to science from White Rocks Open Space, City of Boulder, Colorado. The
37. Tripp, E.A. In Press. Lichen inventory of White Rocks Open Space (Boulder, Colorado).
Western North American Naturalist.
Erin A. T ripp ~ 4
36. Rabinowitz, O.* and E.A. Tripp. In Press. Observations on the phelloderm of aspens (Populus
tremuloides). Western North American Naturalist.
35. Tripp, E.A. and D.M. Koenemann**. In Press. Nomenclatural synopsis of the genus Sanchezia
(Acanthaceae). Novon.
34. Lendemer, J.C. and E.A. Tripp. 2015. Lecanora anakeestiicola (Lecanorales): an unusual new
fruticose species from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in eastern North
America. The Bryologist 118 1-10.
33. Tripp, E.A. and J.C. Lendemer. 2014. Sleepless nights: when you cannot find anything to use in
describing new taxa but molecules. TAXON 63: 969-971.
32. Tripp, E.A. and M. Fekadu**. 2014. Comparative leaf and stem anatomy in selected species of
Ruellieae (Acanthaceae) representative of all major lineages. Kew Bulletin 69: 9543 (8
31. Lendemer, J.C., E.A. Tripp, and J. Sheard. 2014. Review of Rinodina Ach. in the Great Smoky
Mountains highlights the significance of this “island of biodiversity” in North America.
The Bryologist 117: 259-281.
30. Lendemer, J.C. and E.A. Tripp. 2014. Discovery of Gyalideopsis mexicana in the United States.
North American Fungi 7: 1-4.
29. Tripp, E.A. and L.A. McDade. 2014. A rich fossil record yields calibrated phylogeny for
Acanthaceae (Lamiales) and evidence for marked biases in timing and directionality of
intercontinental disjunctions. Systematic Biology 63: 660-684.
28. Freyre, R. and E.A. Tripp 2014. Artificial hybridization between the U.S.A. native Ruellia
caroliniensis and the invasive Ruellia simplex (syn. R. brittoniana). HortScience 49: 991-
27. Tripp, E.A. and L.A. McDade. 2014. Time-calibrated phylogenies of hummingbirds and
hummingbird-pollinated plants reject hypothesis of diffuse co-evolution. Aliso 31: 89-
26. Callmander, M.W., E.A. Tripp, and P.B. Phillipson. 2014. A new name in Ruellia L. (Acanthaceae)
for Madagascar. Candollea 69: 81-83.
25. Harris, R.C., E.A. Tripp, and J.C. Lendemer. 2014. Arthopyrenia betulicola (Arthopyreniaceae,
Dothidiomycetes), an unusual new lichenized fungus from high elevations of the
southern Appalachian mountains. Aliso 31: 77-81.
24. Tripp, E.A. and K.E. Hoagland. 2013. Typifying an era in biology through synthesis of
biodiversity information. Taxon 62: 899-911.
23. Tripp, E.A. S. Fatimah*, I. Darbyshire, and L.A. McDade. 2013. Origin of African Physacanthus
(Acanthaceae) Via Wide Hybridization. PLoS ONE 8: e55677.
22. Tripp, E.A., T.F. Daniel, S. Fatimah*, and L.A. McDade. 2013. Phylogenetic relationships within
Ruellieae (Acanthaceae), and a revised classification. International Journal of Plant Sciences
174: 97-137.
21. Darbyshire, I., Tripp, E.A. and K.G. Dexter. 2012. A new species and a revised record in the
Namibian Barleria (Acanthaceae). Kew Bulletin 67: 759-766. (including an erratum,
published in early 2013).
20. Tripp, E.A. and K.G. Dexter. 2012. Taxonomic novelties in Namibian Ruellia (Acanthaceae).
Systematic Botany 37: 1023-1030.
19. Tripp, E.A. and L.A. McDade. 2012. New synonymies for Ruellia (Acanthaceae) of Costa Rica
and notes on other neotropical species. Brittonia 64: 305-317.
18. Tripp, E.A. and J.C. Lendemer. 2012. (3-4) Request for binding decisions on the descriptive
statements associated with Mortierella sigyensis (fungi: Mortierellaceae) and Piromyces
cryptodigmaticus (fungi: Neocallimastigaceae). Taxon 61:886-888.
Erin A. T ripp ~ 5
17. Tripp, E.A. and S. Fatimah*. 2012. Comparative anatomy, morphology, and molecular
phylogenetics of the African genus Satanocrater (Acanthaceae). American Journal of
Botany 99: 967-982.
16. Tripp, E.A. and J.C. Lendemer. 2012. Not too late for American biodiversity? New discoveries
give hope for mitigation of an extinction epidemic and call for increased inventory and
protection of biodiversity in our backyards. BioScience 62: 218-219.
15. Tripp, E.A. 2010. Taxonomic revision of Ruellia sect. Chiropterophila (Acanthaceae): a lineage of
rare and endemic species from Mexico. Systematic Botany 35: 629-661.
14. Tripp, E.A. and J.C. Lendemer. 2010. The genus Platygramme in North America. Castanea
13. Tripp, E.A., J.C. Lendemer, and R.C. Harris. 2010. Resolving the genus Graphina Müll. Arg. in
North America: new species, new combinations, and treatments for Acanthothecis,
Carbacanthographis, and Diorgyma. The Lichenologist 42: 55-71.
12. Tripp, E.A., T.F. Daniel, J.C. Lendemer, and L.A. McDade. 2009. New molecular and
morphological insights prompt transfer of Blechum to Ruellia (Acanthaceae). Taxon 58:
11. Schmidt-Lebuhn, A. and E.A. Tripp. 2009. Ruellia saccata (Acanthaceae), a new species from
Bolivia. Novon 19:515-519.
10. Stone, D.E., S.H. Oh, E.A. Tripp, L.E. Ríos, and P.S. Manos. 2009. Natural history, distribution,
phylogenetic relationships, and conservation of Central American black walnuts
(Juglans sect. Rhysocaryon). Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 136: 1-25.
9. Tripp, E.A. and P.S. Manos. 2008. Is floral specialization an evolutionary dead-end? Pollination
system evolution in Ruellia (Acanthaceae). Evolution 62: 1712-1737.
8. Tripp, E.A. 2007. Evolutionary relationships within the species-rich genus Ruellia (Acanthaceae).
Systematic Botany 32: 628-649.
7. McDade, L.A. and E.A. Tripp. 2007. Synopsis of Costa Rican Ruellia L. (Acanthaceae), with
descriptions of four new species. Brittonia 59: 199-216.
6. Lendemer, J.C., R.C. Harris, and E.A. Tripp. 2007. Heterodermia neglecta, a new lichen species
from eastern North America. Bryologist 110: 490-493.
5. McDade, L.A. and E.A. Tripp, with assistance from T.F. Daniel. 2007. Acanthaceae of La Selva
Biological Station, Costa Rica. In: La Flora Digital de La Selva. pdf available at
4. Tripp, E.A. and K.G. Dexter. 2006. Sabal minor (Arecaceae): A new northern record of palms in
eastern North America. Castanea 71: 170-175.
3. Tripp, E.A. 2006. Ruellieae (Acanthaceae). Version 10 Apr 2007. in
The Tree of Life Web Project, (Web Publication).
2. Tripp, E.A. 2004. The current status of Ruellia (Acanthaceae) in Pennsylvania: two
endangered/threatened species. Bartonia 62: 55-62.
1. Tripp, E.A. 2002. Plant diversity and biogeography of the Upper Potaro Watershed in Guyana,
South America. Proc. of the National Conference for Undergraduate Research 2002.

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