LYNN A BOHS portrait
  • Steering Committee, International Solanaceae Genome Initiative
  • Adjunct Curator, Utah Museum of Natural History
  • Professor, Biology

Publications

  • Spalink, D., K. Stoffel, A. Hulse-Kemp, T. Hill, G. Walden, A. Van Deynze, and L. Bohs. 2018. Comparative transcriptomics and genomic patterns of discordance in Capsiceae (Solanaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 126: 293-302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.04.030. Published, 09/2018.
  • Knapp, S., G. E. Barboza, L. Bohs, and T. Särkinen. 2018. (2639) Proposal to reject the name Solanum frutescens (Solanaceae). Taxon 67: 820–821. Published, 08/2018.
  • Spalink, D., J. Pender, M. Escudero, A. L. Hipp, E. H. Roalson, J. Starr, M. J. Waterway, and L. Bohs. 2018. The spatial structure of phylogenetic and functional diversity in the United States and Canada; an example using the sedge family (Cyperaceae). Journal of Systematics and Evolution 9999: 1-17. doi: 10.1111/jse.12423. Published, 05/2018.
  • Orejuela, A., G. A. Wahlert, C. I. Orozco, G. Barboza, and L. Bohs. 2017. Phylogeny of the tribes Juanulloeae and Solandreae (Solanaceae). Taxon 66: 379-392. https://doi.org/10.12705/662.6. Published, 04/2017.
  • Dupin, J., N. J. Matzke, T. Särkinen, S. Knapp, R. G. Olmstead, L. Bohs, and S. Smith. 2016. Bayesian estimation of global biogeographic history of Solanaceae. Journal of Biogeography. http://wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/jbi 26 Nov. 2016, DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12898. Published, 11/26/2016.
  • Dupin, J., N. J. Matzke, T. Särkinen, S. Knapp, R. G. Olmstead, L. Bohs, and S. Smith. 2016. Bayesian estimation of global biogeographic history of Solanaceae. Journal of Biogeography. http://wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/jbi 26 Nov. 2016, DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12898. Published, 11/26/2016.
  • Tepe, E. J., G. J. Anderson, D. M. Spooner, and L. Bohs. 2016. Relationships among wild relatives of the tomato, potato, and pepino. Taxon 65: 262-276. Published, 05/03/2016.
  • Tepe, E. J., G. J. Anderson, D. M. Spooner, and L. Bohs. 2016. Relationships among wild relatives of the tomato, potato, and pepino. Taxon 65: 262-276. Published, 05/2016.
  • Stern, S., and L. Bohs. 2016. An eight marker phylogeny of Solanum sect. Micracantha (Solanaceae). Systematic Botany 41: 120-127. Published, 02/11/2016.
  • Stern, S., and L. Bohs. 2016. An eight marker phylogeny of Solanum sect. Micracantha (Solanaceae). Systematic Botany 41: 120-127. Published, 02/11/2016.
  • Clark, J. L., M. Nee, L. Bohs, and S. Knapp. 2015. A revision of Solanum section Aculeigerum (the Solanum wendlandii group, Solanaceae). Systematic Botany 40: 1102-1136. Published, 12/15/2015.
  • Carrizo Garcia, C., G. Wahlert, C. I. Orozco, G. E. Barboza, and L. Bohs. 2015. Phylogeny of the Andean genus Deprea (Physalideae, Solanaceae): testing the generic circumscription. Phytotaxa 238: 71-81. Published, 12/09/2015.
  • Wahlert, G. A., F. E. Chiarini, and L. Bohs. 2015. A revision of Solanum section Lathyrocarpum (the Carolinense clade, Solanaceae). Systematic Botany 40: 853-887. Published, 09/22/2015.
  • Bohs, L. 2015. Solanaceae. Pages 205-336 in B. E. Hammel, N. Zamora, and M. H. Grayum (eds.), Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica. Vol. VIII. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis, MO and Inst. Nac. de Biodiversidad, Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica. Keys and descriptions for 25 genera and 174 species in Costa Rica. Published, 04/2015.
  • Stern, S. R., L. Bohs., and J. Keeling. 2014. New species and combinations in Solanum section Androceras (Solanaceae). Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 1-7. Published, 08/2014.
  • Wahlert, G., F. Chiarini, and L. Bohs. 2014. Phylogeny of the Carolinense clade of Solanum (Solanaceae) inferred from nuclear and plastid DNA sequences. Systematic Botany 39: 1208-1216. Published, 07/09/2014.
  • Särkinen, T., L. Bohs, R. G. Olmstead, and S. Knapp. 2013. A phylogenetic framework for evolutionary study of the nightshades (Solanaceae): a dated 1000-tip tree. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13: 214. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-214. Published, 09/30/2013.
  • Giacomin, L. L., L. Bohs, and J. Stehmann. 2013. Two new species from the Brevantherum clade of Solanum (Solanaceae) from eastern Brazil. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 7: 95-107. Published, 08/27/2013.
  • Vorontsova, M., S. Stern, L. Bohs, and S. Knapp. 2013. African spiny Solanum (subgenus Leptostemonum, Solanaceae): a thorny phylogenetic tangle. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 173: 176-193. doi: 10.1111/boj.12053. Published, 06/17/2013.
  • Stern, S., L. Bohs, L. Giacomin, J. Stehmann, and S. Knapp. 2013. A revision of Solanum section Gonatotrichum. Systematic Botany 38: 471-496. Published, 06/2013.
  • Stern, S., and L. Bohs. 2012. An explosive innovation: phylogenetic relationships of Solanum section Gonatotrichum (Solanaceae). Phytokeys 8: 83-98. Published, 06/05/2012.
  • A new species of Solanum named for Jeanne Baret, an overlooked contributor to the history of botany. Phytokeys 8: 37-47. Published, 01/03/2012.
  • Tepe, E. J., G. Ridley, and L. Bohs. 2012. A new species of Solanum named for Jeanne Baret, an overlooked contributor to the history of botany. Phytokeys 8: 37-47. Published, 01/03/2012.
  • An explosive innovation: phylogenetic relationships of Solanum section Gonatotrichum (Solanaceae). Phytokeys 8: 83-98. Published, 01/2012.
  • Geeta, R., L. M. Dávalos, A. Levy, L. Bohs, M. Lavin, K. Mummenhoff, N. Sinha, and M. F. Wojciechowski. 2012. Keeping it simple: flowering plants tend to retain, and revert to, simple leaves. New Phytologist 193: 481-493. Published, 11/16/2011.
  • Stern, S., M. F. Agra, and L. Bohs. 2011. Molecular delimitation of clades within New World species of the “spiny solanums” (Solanum subg. Leptostemonum). Taxon 60: 1429-1441. Published, 10/2011.
  • Tepe, E. J., and L. Bohs. 2011. A revision of Solanum section Herpystichum. Systematic Botany 36: 1068-1087. Published, 10/2011.
  • Sanchez-Puerta, M. V., C. C. Abbona, S. Zhuo, E. Tepe, L. Bohs, R. Olmstead, and J. D. Palmer. 2011. Multiple recent horizontal transfers of the cox1 intron in the Solanaceae and extended co-conversion of flanking regions. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11: 277. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-277. Published, 09/27/2011.
  • Tepe, E. J., F. T. Farruggia, and L. Bohs. 2011. A 10-gene phylogeny of Solanum section Herpystichum (Solanaceae) and a comparison of phylogenetic methods. American Journal of Botany 98: 1356-1365. Published, 08/2011.
  • Bohs, L. 2011. A new species and combination in Central American Solanaceae. Novon 21: 23-27. doi: 10.3417/2009019. Published, 04/2011.
  • Farruggia, F. T, M. H. Nee, and L. Bohs. 2010. Two new Andean species of Solanum section Crinitum (Solanaceae). Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 4(2): 595-602. Published, 11/23/2010.
  • Stern, S. R., and L. Bohs. 2010. Two new species of Solanum (Solanaceae) from the Amotape-Huancabamba Zone of southern Ecuador and northern Peru. PhytoKeys 1: 53–65. doi: 10.3897/phytokeys.1.660. Published, 11/01/2010.
  • Farruggia, F. T, and L. Bohs. 2010. Two new South American species of Solanum section Crinitum (Solanaceae). PhytoKeys 1: 67–77. doi: 10.3897/phytokeys.1.661. Published, 11/01/2010.
  • Stern, S. R., T. Weese, and L. Bohs. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships in Solanum section Androceras. Systematic Botany 35: 885-893. Published, 10/2010.
  • Farruggia, F. T, and L. Bohs. 2010. Two new South American species of Solanum section Crinitum (Solanaceae). PhytoKeys 1: 67–77. doi: 10.3897/phytokeys.1.661. Published, 07/2010.
  • Tepe, E. J., and L. Bohs. 2010. A molecular phylogeny of Solanum sect. Pteroidea and the utility of COS markers to resolve closely related species. Taxon 59: 733-743. Published, 06/2010.
  • Weese, T., and L. Bohs. 2010. Eggplant origins: out of Africa, into the Orient. Taxon 59: 49-56. Published, 02/2010.
  • Stern, S. R., and L. Bohs. 2009. Two new species of Solanum from Ecuador and new combinations in Solanum section Pachyphylla (Solanaceae). Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 3(2): 503-510. Published, 11/25/2009.
  • Tepe, E. J., and L. Bohs. 2009. Three new species of Solanum section Herpystichum (Solanaceae) from Ecuador. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 3: 511-519. Published, 11/25/2009.
  • Olmstead, R. G., L. Bohs, H. A. Migid, E. Santiago-Valentin, V. F. Garcia, and S. M. Collier. 2008. A molecular phylogeny of the Solanaceae. Taxon 57: 1159-1181. Published, 11/2008.
  • Paape, T., B. Igic, S. Smith, R. Olmstead, L. Bohs, and J. Kohn. 2008. A 15-million-year-old genetic bottleneck. Molecular Biology and Evolution 25: 655-663. Published, 01/21/2008.
  • Stern, S. R., E. J. Tepe, and L. A. Bohs. 2008. Checklist of Solanum of north-central Peru, a hotspot of biological diversity. Arnaldoa 15: 277-284. Published, 01/2008.
  • Stehmann, J. R. and L. Bohs. 2007. Nuevas combinaciones em Solanaceae. In: Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. & Belgrano, M.J. (eds.), Novedades taxonómicas y nomenclaturales para la flora vascular del cono sur de Sudamérica. Darwiniana 45: 236-241. Published, 12/2007.
  • Bohs, L. 2007. Phylogeny of the Cyphomandra clade of the genus Solanum (Solanaceae) based on ITS sequence data. Taxon 56: 1012-1026. Plus cover photo. Published, 11/2007.
  • Moore, A.* and L. Bohs. 2007. Phylogeny of Balsamorhiza and Wyethia (Asteraceae: Heliantheae) using ITS, ETS, and trnK sequence data. Systematic Botany 32: 682-691. Published, 07/2007.
  • Olmstead, R. G. and L. Bohs. 2007. A summary of molecular systematic research in Solanaceae: 1982 – 2006. Acta Horticulturae 745: 255-268. Published, 06/2007.
  • Weese, T. L. and L. Bohs. 2007. A three gene phylogeny of the genus Solanum (Solanaceae). Systematic Botany 32: 445-463. Published, 04/2007.
  • Bohs, L., T. Weese, N. Myers*, V. Lefgren*, N. Thomas*, A. Van Wagenen*, and S. Stern. 2007. Zygomorphy and heterandry in Solanum in a phylogenetic context. Acta Horticulturae 745: 201-223. Published, 01/2007.
  • Nee, M., L. Bohs, and S. Knapp. 2006. New species of Solanum and Capsicum (Solanaceae) from Bolivia, with clarification of nomenclature in some Bolivian Solanum. Brittonia 58: 322-356. Published, 12/2006.
  • Anderson, G. J., G. Bernardello, L. Bohs, T. Weese, and A. Santos-Guerra. 2006. Phylogeny and biogeography of the Canarian Solanum vespertilio and S. lidii (Solanaceae). Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 63: 159-167. Published, 12/2006.
  • Levin, R. A., N. R. Myers*, and L. Bohs. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships among the “spiny solanums” (Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum, Solanaceae). American Journal of Botany 93: 157-169. Published, 01/2006.
  • Igic B., L. Bohs, and J. R. Kohn. 2006. Ancient polymorphism reveals unidirectional breeding system shifts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103:1359-1363. Published, 01/2006.
  • Bohs, L. 2005. Solanaceae. Pages 528-540 in G. Staples and D. Herbst (eds.), A Tropical Garden Flora. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, Hawai’i. Published, 06/2005.
  • Bohs, L. 2005. Major clades in Solanum based on ndhF sequence data. Pages 27-49 in R. C.Keating, V. C. Hollowell, and T. B. Croat (eds.), A festschrift for William G. D’Arcy: the legacy of a taxonomist. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden, Vol. 104. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis, MO. Published, 06/2005.
  • Levin, R. A., K. Watson*, and L. Bohs. 2005. A four gene study of evolutionary relationships in Solanum section Acanthophora. American Journal of Botany 92: 603-612. Published, 04/2005.
  • Knapp, S., Bohs, L., Nee, M., and D. M. Spooner. 2004. Solanaceae – a model for linking genomics with biodiversity. Comparative and Functional Genomics 5: 285-291. Published, 04/2004.
  • Bohs, L. 2004. A chloroplast DNA phylogeny of Solanum section Lasiocarpa (Solanaceae). Systematic Botany 29: 177-187. Published, 01/2004.
  • Moore, A.* and L. Bohs. 2003. An ITS phylogeny of Balsamorhiza and Wyethia (Asteraceae: Heliantheae). American Journal of Botany 90: 1653-1660. Plus cover photo. Published, 11/2003.
  • Igic B., L. Bohs, and J. R. Kohn. 2004. Historical inferences from the self-incompatibility locus. New Phytologist 161: 97-105. Published, 11/2003.
  • Cipollini, M. L., L. A. Bohs, K. Mink*, E. Paulk*, and K. Böhning-Gaese. 2002. Patterns of secondary compounds within fleshy fruits: ecology and phylogeny. Pages 111-128 in D. J. Levey, W. R. Silva, and M. Galetti (eds.), Seed dispersal and frugivory: ecology, evolution and conservation. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK. Published, 02/2002.
  • Bohs, L. 2001. A revision of Solanum section Cyphomandropsis (Solanaceae). Systematic Botany Monographs 61: 1-83. Published, 08/2001.
  • Bohs, L., and R. G. Olmstead. 2001. A reassessment of Normania and Triguera (Solanaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 228: 33-48. Published, 08/2001.
  • Bohs, L. 2000. Insights into the Witheringia solanacea complex in Costa Rica. I. Breeding systems and crossing studies. Biotropica 32(1): 70-79. Published, 03/2000.
  • Bohs, L. 2000. Insights into the Witheringia solanacea complex in Costa Rica. II. Insect visitors and pollination biology. Biotropica 32(1): 80-89. Published, 03/2000.
  • Bohs, L., and R. G. Olmstead. 1999. Solanum phylogeny inferred from chloroplast DNA sequence data. Pages 97-110 in M. Nee, D. E. Symon, R. N. Lester, and J. P. Jessop (eds.), Solanaceae IV: Advances in biology and utilization. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, U.K. Published, 01/2000.
  • Olmstead, R. G., J. A. Sweere, R. E. Spangler, L. Bohs, & J. D. Palmer. 1999. Phylogeny and provisional classification of the Solanaceae based on chloroplast DNA. Pages 111-137 in M. Nee, D. E. Symon, R. N. Lester, and J. P. Jessop (eds.), Solanaceae IV: Advances in biology and utilization. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, U.K. Published, 01/2000.
  • Bohs, L. and A. Nelson. 1997. Solanum maternum (Solanaceae), a new Bolivian relative of the tree tomato. Novon 7:341-345. Published, 12/1997.
  • Bohs, L., and R. G. Olmstead. 1997. Phylogenetic relationships in Solanum (Solanaceae) based on ndhF sequences. Systematic Botany 22: 5-17. Published, 03/1997.
  • Bohs, L. 1995. Transfer of Cyphomandra (Solanaceae) and its species to Solanum. Taxon 44: 583-587. Published, 11/1995.
  • Bohs, L. 1994. A new species of Solanum section Cyphomandropsis from Bolivia. Novon 4: 203-205. Published, 10/1994.
  • Bohs, L. 1994. Cyphomandra (Solanaceae). Flora Neotropica Monograph 63, New York Botanical Garden. Published, 07/1994.
  • Bohs, L. 1993. Cyphomandra (Solanaceae). Page 1104 in L. Brako and J. L. Zarucchi, eds., Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden, Vol. 45. Published, 04/1994.
  • Bohs, L. 1991. Crossing studies in Cyphomandra (Solanaceae) and their systematic and evolutionary significance. American Journal of Botany 78: 1683-1693. Published, 12/1991.
  • Bohs, L. 1990. The systematics of Solanum section Allophyllum (Solanaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 77: 398-409. Published, 06/1990.
  • Bohs, L. 1989. Ethnobotany of the genus Cyphomandra (Solanaceae). Economic Botany 43:143-163. Published, 06/1989.
  • Bohs, L. 1989. Solanum allophyllum (Miers) Standl. and the generic delimitation of Cyphomandra and Solanum. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 76: 1129-1140. Published, 06/1989.
  • Bohs, L. 1990. IOPB Chromosome Data 1. Chromosome number reports: Cyphomandra and Solanum. IOPB Newsletter 13: 17. Published, 06/1989.
  • Bohs, L. 1988. Four new species of Cyphomandra (Solanaceae) from South America. Systematic Botany 13: 265-275. Published, 06/1988.
  • Bohs, L. 1988. The Colombian species of Cyphomandra. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 16: 67-75. Published, 06/1988.

Presentations

  • Sanbonmatsu, K.*, M. Mukai*, D. Spalink, and L. Bohs. 2018. Capsi-conundrum: resolving relationships within Capsiceae (Solanaceae). University of Utah Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 2018. Poster, Presented, 04/2018.
  • Spalink, D., L. Bohs, K. Stoffel, and A. Van Deynze. 2017. Spiciness in the age of discordance: genome-scale patterns of incongruence in the phylogeny of peppers and relatives (Capsicum/Lycianthes, Solanaceae). XIX International Botanical Congress, Shenzhen, China, July 2017. Poster, Presented, 07/2017.
  • Jornadas Binacionales de Botánica (Argentina & Chile), Mendoza, Argentina (in Spanish). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2017.
  • Spalink, D., L. Bohs, K. Stoffel, and A. Van Deynze. 2017. Spiciness in the age of discordance: genomic patterns of incongruence among peppers (Capsicum) and relatives. Species in the Age of Discordance, Department of Philosophy Annual Conference, University of Utah, March 2017. Poster, Presented, 03/2017.
  • Bohs, L., G. Barboza, A. Van Deynze, S. Knapp, K. Stoffel, A. Hulse-Kemp, G. Walden, and D. Spalink. 2016. Getting to the roots of pungency: the taxonomy and phylogeny of Lycianthes and Capsicum (Capsiceae, Solanaceae). Solgenomics meeting, UC Davis, September 2016. Poster, Presented, 09/2016.
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia (in Spanish). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2016.
  • Brazilian Botanical Congress, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/21/2013.
  • Department of Botany, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. Presentation, Presented, 01/2011.
  • International Botanical Congress. Presentation, Presented, 01/2011.

Languages

  • German, functional.
    Reading.
  • Portuguese, functional.
    Some spoken, reading.
  • Spanish, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Brazil
  • Mexico