Ulrich Meve: Publications

Peer reviewed


Chavez, J., Meve, U., Nürk, N., Liede-Schumann, S.: Disentangling Antirhea (Rubiaceae) : Resurrection of Guettardella and description of the new genus Achilleanthus. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 197, 85-103 (2021).

Schanz, M., Meve, U., Feulner, M.: Verlängertes sommerliches Trockenfallen von Bächen gefährdet die Vorkommen der reliktischen Moose Tetrodontium repandum, Geocalyx graveolens und Harpanthus scutatus in Nordbayern. Herzogia, 34(1), 173-188 (2021).

Santos, A., Rapini, A., Meve, U., Rocha, L., Ribeiro, P., Liede-Schumann, S., Goyder, D.: Petalostelma of Brazil and the initial evolution of Metastelmatinae (Apocynaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution, 307(2) (2021).

Heiduk, A., Styles, D., Meve, U.: Long-lost Ceropegia rudatisii (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae) - Rediscovered and redescribed after 100 years. Phytotaxa, 498(2), 123-131 (2021).

Heiduk, A., Meve, U., Menzel, F., Haenni, J., von Tschirnhaus, M., Dötterl, S., Johnson, S.: Fly pollination of kettle Trap Flowers of Riocreuxia torulosa (Ceropegieae-Anisotominae) : A Generalized System of Floral Deception. Plants, 10(8) (2021).

Bitencourt, C., Nürk, N., Rapini, A., Fishbein, M., Simões, A., Middleton, D., Meve, U., Endress, M., Liede-Schumann, S.: Evolution of Dispersal, Habit, and Pollination in Africa Pushed Apocynaceae Diversification After the Eocene-Oligocene Climate Transition. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9, 1-19 (2021).

Styles, D., Meve, U.: Ceropegia heidukiae (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae) - a morphologically intriguing and rare novelty from South Africa. Phytotaxa, 497(1), 20-28 (2021).


Dapar, M., Demayo, C., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S., Alejandro, G.: Molecular confirmation, constituents and cytotoxicity evaluation of two medicinal Piper species used by the Manobo tribe of Agusan del Sur, Philippines. Phytochemistry Letters, 36, 24-31 (2020).

Liede-Schumann, S., Grimm, G., Nürk, N., Potts, A., Meve, U., Hartmann, H.: Phylogenetic relationships in the southern African genus Drosanthemum (Ruschioideae, Aizoaceae). PeerJ, 8 (2020).

Dapar, M., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S., Alejandro, G.: Ethnomedicinal plants used for the treatment of cuts and wounds by the Agusan Manobo of Sibagat, Agusan del Sur, Philippines. Ethnobotany Research and Applications, 19, No. 31 (2020).

Reuss, S., Meve, U., Mangelsdorff, R., Liede-Schumann, S.: Transfer of Cuban Marsdenia to Ruehssia (Apocynaceae–Asclepiadoideae), and two new species in Ruehssia. Willdenowia, 50(1), 29-37 (2020).

Chavez, J., Alejandro, G., Tandang, D., Meve, U.: Two new species of Timonius (Guettardeae: Rubiaceae) from Samar Island, the Philippines. Botany Letters, 167(3), 363-372 (2020).

Alfeche, N., Alejandro, G., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Two new endemic species of Ophiorrhiza L. (Rubiaceae: Ophiorrhizeae) from Davao Oriental, Philippines. Nordic Journal of Botany, 38(3) (2020).

Chavez, J., Banag-Moran, C., Meve, U.: Timonius eremiticus (Rubiaceae), a new species from the Philippines. Blumea, 65(2), 104-106 (2020).

Chavez, J., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Taxonomic novelties and changes in Philippine Timonius (Rubiaceae, Guettardeae). Nordic Journal of Botany, 38(7) (2020).

Dapar, M., Alejandro, G., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Quantitative ethnopharmacological documentation and molecular confirmation of medicinal plants used by the Manobo tribe of Agusan del Sur, Philippines. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 16, No. 14 (2020).

Meve, U., Heiduk, A., Liede-Schumann, S.: A new endemic Vincetoxicum (Apocynaceae) in the Eastern Cape, and a conspectus of the genus for South Africa. Phytotaxa, 447(3), 185-194 (2020).

Meve, U., Becker, M.: Focke Albers (1940-2020) : Ein Nachruf - An Orbituary. Avonia, 38(4), 74-79 (2020).

Gâteblé, G., Lannuzel, G., Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: The flora of James Cook's 'Botany Isle'(Îlot Améré) and the neighbouring islets of Kié and Nouaré (New Caledonia): revisited and re-evaluated after nearly 250 years. Muelleria, 39, 39-57 (2020).

Meve, U.: 486. Arnoseris minima; 488. Crambe maritima; 489. Epilobium brachycarpum. In: T. Gregor & J. Paule, Chromosomenzahlen von Farn- und Samenpflanzen aus Deutschland 13. Kochia, 13, 53-60 (2020).


Gâteblé, G., Fleurot, D., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: An unorthodox, new endemic species in New Caledonian Marsdenia (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae, Marsdenieae). Phytotaxa, 405(3), 121-126 (2019).

Batista Santos, A., Farinaccio, M., Ribeiro, P., Meve, U., Rapini, A.: Three new species of Petalostelma (Apocynaceae), and enlightenment of the concept of P. sarcostemma. Willdenowia, 49(3), 285-293 (2019).

Pahlevani, A., Meve, U.: Phytogeographical, karyological and nomenclatural notes on Euphorbia larica Boiss. (Euphorbiaceae). Euphorbia World, 15(1), 43-49 (2019).

Keller, H., Balderrama-Torrico, J., Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: A new species of Philibertia (Apocynaceae) from Cochabamba, Bolivia. Phyton, 59(1), 35-41 (2019).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U., Grimm, G.: New species in Drosanthemum (Aizoaceae: Ruschioideae). Bradleya, 37, 226-239 (2019).

Heiduk, A., Haenni, J., Meve, U., Schulz, S., Dötterl, S.: Flower scent of Ceropegia stenantha : electrophysiological activity and synthesis of novel components. Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 205(3), 301-310 (2019).

Ollerton, J., Liede-Schumann, S., Endress, M., Meve, U., Rech, A., Shuttleworth, A., Keller, H., Fishbein, M., Alvarado-Cárdenas, L., Amorim, F., Bernhardt, P., Celep, F., Chirango, Y., Chiriboga-Arroyo, .., Civeyrel, L., Cocucci, A., Cranmer, L., da Silva-Batista, I., de Jager, L., Scaramussa Deprá, M., Domingos-Melo, A., Dvorsky, C., Agostini, K., Freitas, L., Gaglianone, M., Galetto, L., Gilbert, M., González-Ramírez, I., Gorostiague, P., Goyder, D., Hachuy-Filho, L., Heiduk, A., Howard, A., Ionta, G., Islas-Hernández, S., Johnson, S., Joubert, L., Kaiser-Bunbury, C., Kephart, S., Kidyoo, A., Koptur, S., Koschnitzke, C., Lamborn, E., Livshultz, T., Machado, I., Marino, S., Mema, L., Mochizuki, K., Morellato, L., Mrisha, C., Muiruri, E., Nakahama, N., Nascimento, V., Nuttman, C., Oliveira, P., Peter, C., Punekar, S., Rafferty, N., Rapini, A., Ren, Z., Rodríguez-Flores, C., Rosero, L., Sakai, S., Sazima, M., Steenhuisen, S., Tan, C., Torres, C., Trøjelsgaard, K., Ushimaru, A., Vieira, M., Wiemer, A., Yamashiro, T., Nadia, T., Queiroz, J., Quirino, Z.: The diversity and evolution of pollination systems in large plant clades : Apocynaceae as a case study. Annals of Botany, 123(2), 311-325 (2019).


Arriola, A., Davis, A., Davies, N., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S., Alejandro, G.: Using multiple plastid DNA regions to construct the first phylogenetic tree for Asian genera of Coffeeae (Ixoroideae, Rubiaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 188(2), 132-143 (2018).

Meve, U.: 367. Ceratocapnos claviculata; 368. Crepis capillaris; 371. Falcaria vulgaris; 391. 392. Gentianella germanica; 393. & 394. Geranium phaeum subsp. phaeum; 395. Geranium purpureum; 396. Holosteum umbellatum; 397. & 398. Hypochaeris radicata; 400. Lathyrus aphaca; 401. Lathyrus nissolia; 402. Leontodon saxatilis; 418. Senecio velenovskyi. In: T. Gregor & J. Paule, Chromosomenzahlen von Farn- und Samenpflanzen aus Deutschland 11. Kochia, 11, 77-89 (2018).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Vincetoxicum (Apocynaceae—Asclepiadoideae) expanded to include Tylophora and allies. Phytotaxa, 369(3), 129-184 (2018).

Meve, U., Gâteblé, G., Liede-Schumann, S.: Two new species from the Ile des Pins (New Caledonia), and a not so new species from Grande Terre (New Caledonia). Phytotaxa, 349(3), 201-213 (2018).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Proposal to conserve the name Hoodia against Monothylaceum (Apocynaceae). Taxon, 67(2), 446 (2018).

Prasad, K., Narayana Swamy, A., Meve, U.: Brachystelma ananthapuramense (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) : a new species from Andhra Pradesh, India. Kew Bulletin, 73(1) (2018).


Ollerton, J., Dötterl, S., Ghorpadé, K., Heiduk, A., Liede-Schumann, S., Masinde, S., Meve, U., Peter, C., Prieto-Benítez, S., Punekar, S., Thulin, M., Whittington, A.: Diversity of Diptera families that pollinate Ceropegia (Apocynaceae) trap flowers : An update in light of new data and phylogenetic analyses. Flora : Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants, 234, 233-244 (2017).

Heiduk, A., Brake, I., von Tschirnhaus, M., Haenni, J., Miller, R., Hash, J., Prieto-Benítez, S., Jürgens, A., Johnson, S., Schulz, S., Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U., Dötterl, S.: Floral scent and pollinators of Ceropegia trap flowers. Flora : Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants, 232, 169-182 (2017).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Was ist Cynanchum L. (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae)?. Avonia, 35(2), 78-85 (2017).

Meve, U., Gâteblé, G., Liede-Schumann, S.: Taxonomic novelties in Apocynaceae subfam : Asclepiadoideae from New Caledonia. Adansonia, 39(1), 55-70 (2017).

Meve, U., Heiduk, A., Liede-Schumann, S.: Origin and early evolution of Ceropegieae (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae). Systematics and Biodiversity, 15(2), 143-155 (2017).

Chavez, J., Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: On the identity of the rubiaceous Timonius quadrasii (Guettardeae: Cinchonoideae) : its typification and transfer to Rothmannia (Gardenieae: Ixoroideae). Webbia, 72(2), 217-220 (2017).

Chavez, J., Alejandro, G., Meve, U.: Lectotypification of Timonius pachyphyllus Merr. (Rubiaceae, Guettardeae). Adansonia, 39(2), 145-148 (2017).

Banag, C., Mouly, A., Alejandro, G., Bremer, B., Meve, U., Grimm, G., Liede-Schumann, S.: Ixora (Rubiaceae) on the Philippines-crossroad or cradle?. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 17(1), No. 131 (2017).

Meve, U., Heiduk, A.: Chemische Mimikry und Kleptomyophilie von Leuchterblumen. Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau, 70(2), 89-91 (2017).

Rodda, M., Meve, U.: Ceropegia laotica (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae) : the first new species of Ceropegia described from Laos. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore, 69(2), 285-293 (2017).


Alejandro, G., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: A taxonomic revision of Philippine Mussaenda (Rubiaceae, Mussaendeae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 101(3), 457-524 (2016).

Alejandro, G., Meve, U.: Rubovietnamia coronula sp. nov. (Rubiaceae: Gardenieae) from the Philippines. Nordic Journal of Botany, 34(4), 385-389 (2016).

Alejandro, G., Meve, U.: Recollection of former Randia species, recognition of a rheophytic species of the Philippine endemic Villaria (Octotropideae, Rubiaceae). Phytotaxa, 253(2), 171-175 (2016).

Mangelsdorff, R., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Phylogeny and circumscription of Antillean Anemotrochus, gen. nov., and Tylodontia (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae: Gonolobinae). Willdenowia, 46(3), 443-474 (2016).

Khanum, R., Surveswaran, S., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Cynanchum (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) : A pantropical Asclepiadoid genus revisited. Taxon, 65(3), 467-486 (2016).

Heiduk, A., Kong, H., Brake, I., von Tschirnhaus, M., Göhl, M., Jürgens, A., Johnson, S., Meve, U., Dötterl, S.: Ceropegia sandersonii mimics attacked honeybees to attract kleptoparasitic flies for pollination. Current Biology, 26(20), 2787-2793 (2016).

Arriola, A., Meve, U., Alejandro, G.: Canthium elmeri Merr. Lectotypified and transferred to Pyrostria (Rubiaceae). Annales Botanici Fennici, 53(3/4), 216-218 (2016).

Prasad, K., Prasanna, P., Meve, U., Sankara Rao, M., Thulasaiah, T.: Brachystelma annamacharyae sp. nov. (Apocynaceae) from the Seshachalam hills of Andhra Pradesh (India). Nordic Journal of Botany, 34(3), 360-363 (2016).


Banag, C., Tandang, D., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Two new species of Ixora (Ixoroideae, Rubiaceae) endemic to the Philippines. Phytotaxa, 202(2), 155-160 (2015).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Taxonomy of the Andean genus Pentacyphus (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadeae–Pentacyphinae). Plant Systematics and Evolution, 301(3), 997-1004 (2015).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Synonymy of three South American genera in Apocynaceae, and new combinations in Oxypetalum and Tassadia. Phytotaxa, 202(1), 35-44 (2015).

Heiduk, A., Kong, H., Brake, I., von Tschirnhaus, M., Tolasch, T., Tröger, A., Wittenberg, E., Francke, W., Meve, U., Dötterl, S.: Deceptive Ceropegia dolichophylla fools its kleptoparasitic fly pollinators with exceptional floral scent. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 3(66) (2015).


Endress, M., Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: An updated classification for Apocynaceae. Phytotaxa, 159(3), 175-194 (2014).

Liede-Schumann, S., Nikolaus, M., Soares e Silva, U., Rapini, A., Mangelsdorff, R., Meve, U.: Phylogenetics and biogeography of the genus Metastelma (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae-Asclepiadeae: Metastelmatinae).. Systematic Botany, 39(2), 594-612 (2014).


Meve, U., Alejandro, G.: Taxonomy of the Asian Gymnema latifolium (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae, Marsdenieae), including lectotypification of the synonymous G. khandalense. Willdenowia, 43(1), 81-86 (2013).

Liede-Schumann, S., Dötterl, S., Gebauer, M., Meve, U.: A RAPD study of the Sarcostemma group of Cynanchum (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae-Asclepiadeae). Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 13(1), 15-31 (2013).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: The Orthosiinae revisited (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae, Asclepiadeae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 99(1), 44-81 (2013).

Fischer, E., Killmann, D., Meve, U.: Neoschumannia gishwatiensis (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae-Ceropegieae) from Gishwati Forest, Rwanda : a third and new species from a disjunct African genus. Phytotaxa, 77(1), 19-26 (2013).

Feulner, M., Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U., Weig, A., Aas, G.: Genetic structure of three Sorbus latifolia (Lam.) Pers. taxa endemic to northern Bavaria. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 299(6), 1065-1074 (2013).


Liede-Schumann, S., Kong, H., Meve, U., Thiv, M.: Vincetoxicum and Tylophora (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae: Asclepiadeae) – two sides of the same medal : Independent shifts from tropical to temperate habitats. Taxon, 61(4), 803-825 (2012).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Taxonomic dissolution of Sarcostemma (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae). Kew Bulletin, 67(4), 751-759 (2012).

Chavez, J., Meve, U., Alejandro, G.: New Combinations in Rothmannia(Rubiaceae) and the Establishment of the Genus in the Philippine Flora. Phillipine Science Letters, 5(2), 216-223 (2012).


Hartmann, H., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Towards a revision of Trianthema, the Cinderella of Aizoaceae. Plant Ecology and Evolution, 144(2), 177-213 (2011).

Wanntorp, L., Meve, U.: New combinations in Hoya for the species of Clemensiella (Marsdenieae, Apocynaceae). Willdenowia, 41(1), 97-99 (2011).

Alejandro, G., Meve, U., Mouly, A., Thiv, M., Liede-Schumann, S.: Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of the Philippine endemic Villaria Rolfe (Rubiaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution, 296(1-2), 1-20 (2011).

Fischer, E., Venter, H., Killmann, D., Meve, U., Venter, A.: Epistemma neuerburgii (Apocynaceae, Periplocoideae) : A new epiphytic species from Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda, Africa. South African Journal of Botany, 77(3), 680-684 (2011).


Heiduk, A., Brake, I., Tolasch, T., Frank, J., Jürgens, A., Meve, U., Dötterl, S.: Scent chemistry and pollinator attraction in the deceptive trap flowers of Ceropegia dolichophylla. South African Journal of Botany, 76(4), 762-769 (2010).

Alejandro, G., Meve, U., Uy, M., Mouly, A., Thiv, M., Liede-Schumann, S.: Molecular support of the classification of Greeniopsis Merr. in Aleisanthieae (Rubiaceae), with a revision of the genus. Taxon, 59(5), 1547-1564 (2010).

Jürgens, A., Dötterl, S., Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Floral scent composition in early diverging taxa of Asclepiadoideae, and Secamonoideae (Apocynaceae). South African Journal of Botany, 76(4), 749-761 (2010).

Meve, U.: Apocynaceae (Asclepiadoideae-Ceropegieae). In: Marhold, K.; Breitwieser, I. (Hrsg.), IAPT/IOPB chromosome data 10. Taxon, 59(6), 1934-1935 (2010).


Meve, U.: Taxonomic changes in Arabian Orbea (Asclepiadoideae-Ceropegieae). Asklepios, 105, 19-22 (2009).

Meve, U., Laurente, O., Alejandro, G., Livshultz, T.: Systematics of Clemensiella (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany, 66(3), 447-457 (2009).

Ollerton, J., Masinde, S., Meve, U., Picker, M., Whittington, A.: Fly pollination in Ceropegia (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) : Biogeographic and phylogenetic perspectives. Annals of Botany, 103(9), 1501-1514 (2009).

Meve, U.: Ceropegia thailandica (Asclepiadoideae-Ceropegieae) : a spectacular new Thai species. Bradleya, 27, 161-164 (2009).


Alejandro, G., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Two new species of Mussaenda (Rubiaceae) from Panay. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 158(1), 87-92 (2008).

Wolff, D., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Pollination ecology of Ecuadorian Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae) : how generalized are morphologically specialized flowers?. Basic and Applied Ecology, 9(1), 24-34 (2008).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Nomenclatural novelties and one new species in Orthosia (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae). Novon, 18(2), 202-210 (2008).

Jürgens, A., Dötterl, S., Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Chemical diversity of floral volatiles in Asclepiadoideae-Asclepiadeae (Apocynaceae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 36(11), 842-852 (2008).


Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Ceropegia (Apocynaceae, Ceropegieae, Stapelinae) : Paraphyletic but still taxonomically sound. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 94(2), 392-406 (2007).

Endress, M., Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Advances in Apocynaceae : the enlightenment, an introduction. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 94(2), 259-267 (2007).

Thiv, M., Meve, U.: A phylogenetic study of Echidnopsis Hook. f. (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae) : taxonomic implications and the colonization of the Socotran archipelago. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 265(1-2), 71-86 (2007).

Klackenberg, J., Meve, U.: Pentopetia viridis Klack. & Meve (Apocynaceae, Periplocoideae) : a new species from Madagascar. Candollea, 62(2), 211-214 (2007).


Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: A database and electronic interactive key for the genera of Periplocoideae, Secamonoideae and Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae). Taxon, 55(3), 811-812 (2006).

Jürgens, A., Dötterl, S., Meve, U.: The chemical nature of fetid floral odors in stapeliads (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae-Ceropegieae). New Phytologist, 172(3), 452-468 (2006).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Calciphila, a new genus in African Asclepiadeae (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae), and taxonomic rectifications in Cynanchum. Novon, 16(3), 368-373 (2006).


Hassan, N., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Seed coat morphology of Aizoaceae-Sesuvioideae, Gisekiaceae and Molluginaceae, and its systematic significance. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 148(2), 189-206 (2005).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Notes on succulent Cynanchum species in East Africa. Novon, 15(2), 320-324 (2005).

Meve, U., Heneidak, S.: A morphological, karyological and chemical study of the Apteranthes (Caralluma) europaea complex. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 149(4), 419-432 (2005).


Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Subtribal division of Ceropegieae (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae). Taxon, 53(1), 61-72 (2004).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Revision of Metastelma (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae) southwestern North America and Central America. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 91(1), 31-86 (2004).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: A new combination in Matelea (Apocynaceae–Asclepiadoideae). Novon, 14(3), 314 (2004).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Generic delimitations in tuberous Periplocoideae from Africa and Madagascar. Annals of Botany, 93(4), 407-414 (2004).


Meve, U.: The Asclepiadaceae plates in Curtis´s Botanical Magazine. Asklepios, 88, 8-15 (2003).


Meve, U.: Tylophora conspicua : a pantropical African liana of Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae. Asklepios, 85, 11-14 (2002).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U., Täuber, A.: What is the subtribe Glossonematinae (Apocynaceae:Asclepiadoideae)? A phylogenetic study based on cpDNA spacer. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 139(2), 145-158 (2002).

Meve, U., Omlor, R.: Tylophora cuspidata comb. nov. has Priority over Tylophora oblonga (Asclepiadoideae-Asclepiadeae). Kew Bulletin, 57(1), 211-212 (2002).

Meve, U.: Species Numbers and Progress in Asclepiad Taxonomy. Kew Bulletin, 57(2), 459-464 (2002).

Meve, U., Omlor, R., Liede-Schumann, S.: A new combination in Tylophora (Apocynaceae,Asclepiadoideae) from the Philippines. Systematics and Geography of Plants, 72(1), 27-32 (2002).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: A molecular phylogeny and generic rearrangement of the stapelioid Ceropegieae (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae). Plant Systematics and Evolution, 234(1), 171-209 (2002).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Floristic exchange between mainland Africa and Madagascar : case study of Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae. Journal of Biogeography, 29(7), 865-873 (2002).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Dissolution of Cynanchum sect. Macbridea (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae). Nordic Journal of Botany, 22(5), 579-591 (2002).

Masinde, S., Meve, U.: Ceropegia zambesiaca (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae-Ceropegieae) : a new species from Zambia. Kew Bulletin, 57(1), 205-209 (2002).


Meve, U.: Hoya heuschkeliana : a neo-endemic of Mt. Balusan (Philippines, Luzon), and remarks on the urceolate flower type in Asclepiadoideae. Asklepios, 82, 7-10 (2001).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Taxonomic changes in American Metastelmatinae (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae). Novon, 11(2), 171-182 (2001).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Reconsideration of the status of Lavrania, Larryleachia and Notechidnopsis (Asclepiadoideae-Ceropegieae). South African Journal of Botany, 67(2), 161-168 (2001).

Meve, U., Masinde, S., Sentner, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: RAPD analysis and taxonomic reconsideration of the Ceropegia aristolochioides complex (Apocynaceae Ceropegieae). Plant Biology, 3(6), 622-628 (2001).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: New combinations and new names in Malagasy Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae). Adansonia, 23(2), 347-351 (2001).

Meve, U., Mangelsdorff, R.: A new Ceropegia species from Yemen, and reconsideration of the status of C. arabica, C. barbigera and C. powysii (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae-Ceropegieae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 137(1), 99-105 (2001).

Albers, F., Meve, U.: A karyological survey of Asclepiadoideae, Periplocoideae and Secamonoideae, and evolutionary considerations within Apocynaceae s.l.. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 88(4), 624-656 (2001).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Inclusion of Tenaris and Macropetalum in Brachystelma (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae-Ceropegieae) inferred from non-coding nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequences.. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 228(1-2), 89-105 (2001).

Meve, U., Wolf, F.: Echidnopsis bentii N. E. Brown (Ceropegieae) auf Sokotra gefunden. Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten, 52(5), 113-119 (2001).


Meve, U., Schmiedel, U., Marais, E.: Pelargonium quarciticola (Geraniaceae) : a new species from the Knersvlakte. South African Journal of Botany, 66(2), 96-98 (2000).

Meve, U.: A new species of Raphionacme from Tanzania. Bradleya, 18, 71-74 (2000).

Meve, U., Omlor, R.: The identity of the African genus Oncostemma K. Schum. (Asclepiadaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 133(2), 195-201 (2000).


Meve, U.: Tylophora anomala (Asclepiadaceae) : a cytologically anomalous species. Systematics and Geography of Plants, 68(1/2), 255-263 (1999).

Meve, U., Collenette, S.: Subdivision of Rhytidocaulon macrolobum (Asclepiadaceae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany, 56(1), 79-84 (1999).

Omlor, R., Meve, U.: Proposal to conserve the name Tylophora oblonga against Oncostemma cuspidatum (Asclepiadaceae). Taxon, 48(3), 597-598 (1999).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Asclepiadoideae and Periplocoideae (Apocynaceae s.l.) of the Thunberg herbarium. Nordic Journal of Botany, 19(2), 129-138 (1999).


Meve, U., Teissier, M.: Cynanchum bisinuatum : Poorly known Malagasy Chandeliers. Asklepios, 74, 17-19 (1998).

Goyder, D., Meve, U.: The Identity of Tylophora corollae Meve & Liede (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadeae). Kew Bulletin, 53(3), 630 (1998).

Meve, U.: Emplectanthus N. E. Br. : a close relative of Riocreuxia Decne. in the Asclepiadaceae-Stapelieae. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie, 120(1), 123-130 (1998).

Meve, U., Masinde, P.: Ceropegia striata : a New Species of Asclepiadaceae in Central Madagascar. Novon, 8(1), 38-40 (1998).


Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Some clarifications, new species, and new combinations in American Cynanchinae (Asclepiadaceae). Novon, 7(1), 38-45 (1997).

Meve, U.: Pelargonium ochroleucum : a „pseudanthium former“ of sect. Hoarea. Geraniaceae Group News, (Autumn), 10-12 (1997).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: A new species of Sarcostemma (Asclepiadaceae) from northern Madagascar. Kew Bulletin, 52(2), 491-494 (1997).

Meve, U.: A New Combination in Nepalese Asclepiadaceae-Stapelieae. Kew Bulletin, 52(4), 1011-1013 (1997).

Meve, U.: Neoschumannia kamerunensis recollected in Cameroon after a century. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie, 119(3), 427-435 (1997).

Meve, U.: Brachystelma bracteolatum (Asclepiadaceae), a New Species in Nigeria. Kew Bulletin, 52(3), 711-714 (1997).


Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Two new species and one new combination in leafless Malagasy Cynanchum (Asclepiadaceae). Novon, 6(1), 59-63 (1996).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Sarcostemma R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae) in East Africa and Arabia. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 120(1), 21-38 (1996).

Meve, U.: A New Species of Tylophora (Asclepiadaceae) from West Tropical Africa. Kew Bulletin, 51(3), 585-589 (1996).

Meve, U., Teissier, M.: A new species of leafless Cynanchum (Asclepiadaceae) from Madagascar. Bradleya, 14, 10-13 (1996).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: A new species from Ethiopia and an interesting disjunction in Tylophora (Asclepiadaceae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany, 53(3), 323-329 (1996).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: The circumscription of Karimbolea Descoings (Asclepiadaceae). Brittonia, 48(4), 501-507 (1996).


Meve, U.: A review of phytophagous insects on stapeliads (Asclepiadaceae). Cimbebasia, 14, 103-106 (1995).

Meve, U.: Neoschumannia (including Swynnertonia) : a primitive genus of the Asclepiadaceae-Stapelieae. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 197(1/4), 233-242 (1995).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: The genus Sarcostemma R.Br. (Asclepiadaceae) in Madagascar. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 118(1), 37-51 (1995).

Bruyns, P., Meve, U.: The generic position of Caralluma dodsoniana. Edinburgh Journal of Botany, 52(2), 195-203 (1995).

Meve, U.: Cytological and morphological differentiation in Caralluma burchardii (Asclepiadaceae). Nordic Journal of Botany, 15(5), 459-467 (1995).


Meve, U.: The genus Piaranthus R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae). Bradleya, 12, 57-102 (1994).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: A new species of Tylophoropsis (Asclepiadaceae), and notes on the genus. Kew Bulletin, 49(4), 749-756 (1994).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Floral biology and pollination in stapeliads : new results and a literature review. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 192(1-2), 99-116 (1994).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Cynanchum crassipedicellatum (Asclepiadaceae), a new and unusual succulent from Madagascar. Novon, 4(3), 276-279 (1994).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: A conspectus of Ceropegia L. (Asclepiadaceae) in Madagascar, and the establishment of C. sect. Dimorpha. Phyton, 34(1), 131-141 (1994).

Kunze, H., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Cibirhiza albersiana, a new species of Asclepiadaceae, and establishment of the tribe Fockeeae. Taxon, 43(3), 367-376 (1994).


Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Towards an understanding of the Sarcostemma viminale (Asclepiadaceae) complex. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 112(1), 1-15 (1993).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U., Mahlberg, P.: On the position of the genus Karimbolea Descoings. American Journal of Botany, 80(2), 215-221 (1993).

Meve, U.: Der Florenwandel in der Stadt Neumünster zwischen 1883 und 1988. Die Heimat : Zeitschrift für Natur- und Landeskunde von Schleswig-Holstein und Hamburg, 100(9), 266-275 (1993).

Albers, F., Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Deviating chromosome numbers in Asclepiadaceae. Nordic Journal of Botany, 13(1), 37-39 (1993).

Meve, U., Porembski, S.: Brachystelma Sims in West Tropical Africa. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie, 115, 315-324 (1993).


Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: A new species of Sarcostemma (Asclepiadaceae) from Malawi. Novon, 2(3), 223-226 (1992).


Albers, F., Meve, U.: Mixoploidy and cytotypes : a study of possible vegetative species differentiation in stapeliads (Asclepiadaceae). Bothalia, 21(1), 67-72 (1991).


Meve, U., Albers, F.: Die Stipularrudimente der Stapelieae (Asclepiadaceae). Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen, 65, 99-107 (1990).

Meve, U., Albers, F., Kusch, G.: The outer epidermal wall structure of African Stapelieae (Asclepiadaceae). Nordic Journal of Botany, 9(5), 519-523 (1990).

Albers, F., Austmann, M., Meve, U.: Chromosome number report (Asclepiadaceae). IOPB Newsletter, 15, 12-14 (1990).


Meve, U.: Tromotriche thudichumii (Pillans) Leach : eine bemerkenswerte Stapeliee mit unsicherer generischer Position. Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten, 40(3), 74-76 (1989).

Meve, U.: The Fate of Stapelieae Holotypes from Somalia. Asklepios, 48, 40 (1989).


Meve, U.: Duvalia vestita. Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten, 39(9), 194-197 (1988).

Meve, U.: The Differing Status of Varieties in the Stapelieae. Asklepios, 44, 2-7 (1988).


Willmann, R., Meve, U., Wollweber, K.: Methoden der Stadtbiotopkartierung. Die Heimat : Zeitschrift für Natur- und Landeskunde von Schleswig-Holstein und Hamburg, 94(9), 262-269 (1987).

Books and Book sections


Endress, M., Meve, U., Middleton, D., Liede-Schumann, S.: Apocynaceae. In: Joachim W. Kadereit, Volker Bittrich (eds.): The families and genera of vascular plants. Band 15. Flowering plants, Eudicots : Apiales, Gentianales (except Rubiaceae). - Berlin : Springer, 2018. - 207-411.


Meve, U., Newton, L., Liede-Schumann, S.: Diversity in the Cynanchum gerrardii complex (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae). In: Magnus Lidén, David Morrison (eds.): Contributions to botany : dedicated to Inga Hedberg. - Uppsala : Uppsala Universitet, 2016. - 13-18.


Hartmann, H., Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Trianthema subgen. Papularia in Africa. In: Beau, Natacha (Hrsg.): African plant diversity : systematics and sustainable development. - Meise : National Botanic Garden of Belgium, 2013. - 209-221.


Goyder, D., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U.: Flora of Tropical East Africa. Apocynaceae. Part 2. - Kew : Royal Botanic Gardens, 2012. - 115 - 530

Goyder, D., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U., Venter, H.: Apocynaceae (Part 2). In: Beentje, Henk J. (ed): Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae. Part 2. - Kew : Royal Botanic Gardens, 2012. - 115-530.


Meve, U.: Brachystelma Checklist. In: Moore, Chris (ed.): A checklist of Brachystelma, Ceropegia and the genera of the Stapeliads. - Ansty, West Sussex, UK : 2007. - 115-125.

de Kock, D., Meve, U.: Stapeliad Checklist. In: Dennis de Kock, Ulrich Meve, Chris Moore (eds.): A checklist of Brachystelma, Ceropegia and the genera of the Stapeliads. - Ansty, West Sussex : Internat. Asclepiad Soc., 2007. - 3-82.


Meve, U., Jahnke, G., Liede-Schumann, S., Albers, F.: Isolations mechanisms in Stapeliads (Apocynaceae - Asclepiadoideae - Ceropegieae). In: Joachim Thiede (eds.): Sukkulentenforschung in Afrika : Festschrift Hans-Dieter Ihlenfeldt. - Oldenburg : Aschenbeck und Isensee, 2004. - 107-126.


Verhoeven, R., Meve, U.: A preliminary report on the pollinium morphology of African Tylophora (Asclepiadoideae-Asclepiadeae). In: Proceedings : Cape Town Conference; held at the University of Cape Town from 3 to 5 December 2003. - Onderstepoort : Soc., 2003.


Albers, F., Meve, U.: Sukkulentenlexikon. Teil 3. Asclepiadaceae (Seidenpflanzengewächse). - Stuttgart : Ulmer Verlag, 2002.

Albers, F., Meve, U.: Illustrated handbook of succulent plants. Vol. Asclepiadaceae. - Heidelberg : Springer Verlag, 2002. - XII, 318, XLVIII

Meve, U.: Ceropegia. In: Focke Albers, Ulrich Meve, Urs Eggli (eds.): Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants : Band 4. Asclepiadaceae. - Heidelberg : Springer, 2002. - 63-107.

Meve, U.: Brachystelma. In: Focke Albers, Ulrich Meve, Urs Eggli (eds.): Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants : Band 4. Asclepiadaceae. - Heidelberg : Springer, 2002. - 20-46.


Meve, U.: Sarcostemma R. Br. and Ceropegia L. (Asclepiadaceae). In: Shaukat Ali Chaudhary (eds.): Flora of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia illustrated. - Riyadh : Ministry of Agriculture & Water, 2001. - 39-41.


Goyder, D., Meve, U.: Asclepiadaceae. In: Martin Cheek, Jean-Michel Onana, Benedict John Pollard (eds.): The Plants of Mount Oku and the Ijiim Ridge, Cameroon : A Conservation Checklist. - Kew : Royal Botanic Gardens, 2000. - 115.


Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Floral morphological convergences : a common source of taxonomic misplacements in Asclepiadoideae. Poster 2495. In: Abstracts : XVI International Botanical Congress, St. Louis, USA, August 1-7, 1999. - Saint Louis, USA : 1999. - 709.


Meve, U.: The Genus Duvalia (Stapelieae) : Stem-Succulents between the Cape and Arabia. - Wien : Springer, 1997. - 132

Albers, F., Meve, U.: Asclepiadaceae (incl. Annex 2: Asclepiadaceae of conservation concern). In: Sara Oldfield (eds.): Cactus and succulent plants : status survey and conservation action plan. - Gland : IUCN, 1997. - 159-163.

Other publications


Riebl, R., Meve, U., Aas, G.: Morphologische Variabilität und taxonomische Differenzierung von Cornus sanguinea : Nordbayerische Naturstandorte und Straßenbegleitgrün im Vergleich. Berichte der Bayerischen Botanischen Gesellschaft, 87, 39-54 (2017).


Rahayu, S., Meve, U., Rodda, M.: Hoya undulata (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae), a new myrmecophytic species from Borneo, and typification of H. darwinii. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore, 67(1), 85-94 (2015).

Breitfeld, M., Hertel, E., Meve, U.: Ein floristisch wertvolles Herbarium von Heinrich Christian Funck in Bayreuth. Hoppea, 76, 117-126 (2015).


Meve, U.: Wer braucht noch ein Herbarium? : Das Herbarium der Universität Bayreuth. Spektrum, 7(1), 39 (2011).

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Den Wald vor läuter Bäumen sehen! : Unterschätzte Biodiversität im Unterwuchs der Wälder. Spektrum, 7(1), 36-38 (2011).

Meve, U.: Im Ankarana Nationalpark, Madagaskar. Caralluma, 13(3), 83-89 (2011).


Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: The taxa of Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae, -Periplocoideae and -Secamonoideae : depicted in HOOKER´S ICONES PLANTARUM. , 2010

Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: The manifold evolution of succulence in Apocynaceae. Biodiversity & Ecology, 3, 183-206 (2010).

Meve, U., Goyder, D., Liede-Schumann, S.: The asclepiads depicted in Hooker's Icones Plantarum. Asklepios, 109, 16-27 (2010).


Meve, U.: Baynesia und Socotrella : noch wenig bekannte Taxa der Stapeliinae. Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten, 60(8), 211-214 (2009).


Hertel, E., Breitfeld, M., Horbach, H., Meve, U., Lauerer, M., Aas, G.: Das Herbarium des Johannes Kaulfuß – Eine bedeutende Wiederentdeckung. Berichte der Bayerischen Botanischen Gesellschaft, 78, 143-154 (2008).


Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Biodiversität : nur was man kennt, kann man auch schützen. Spektrum, (3), 14-17 (2004).


Meve, U., Goyder, D., Liede-Schumann, S.: Some comments and corrections on the Asclepiadaceae in the Upland Kenyan Wild Flowers by A.D.Q. Agnew and S. Agnew. Journal of East African Natural History, 88(1), 85-90 (1999).

Meve, U.: Bemerkungen zur Stapelieen-Flora von Tansania. Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten, 50(9), 219-224 (1999).


Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: A surprising discovery in the stem-succulent Cynanchum complex in Madagascar. Bradleya, 16, 9-13 (1998).


Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: A new species of Sarcostemma (Asclepiadaceae) from northern Madagascar. Asklepios, 72, 26-28 (1997).

Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U., Ollerton, J.: The ASCLEPOL database. , 1997


Meve, U., Liede-Schumann, S.: Microloma in Madagascar. Asklepios, 65, 18-20 (1995).

Meve, U.: Autogamie bei Pelargonium : Wildarten. Der Palmengarten, 59(2), 100-108 (1995).


Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: The genera of leafless Cynanchinae (Asclepiadaceae) in Africa. Cactus and Succulent Journal, 64(1), 30-36 (1992).


Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: What is Lampranthus scaber (L.) N.E.Br.?. Bradleya, 8, 39-44 (1990).


Liede-Schumann, S., Meve, U.: Sarcostemma pearsonii N.E.Br. : a neglected species from southern Africa. Bradleya, 7, 69-73 (1989).

Albers, F., Delfs, W., Meve, U., Kusch, G.: Lebensformen der Ceropegieae and Stapelieae (Asclepiadaceae) in ariden Zonen Afrikas. Beiträge zur Biologie der Pflanzen, 64, 59-74 (1989).


Meve, U., Schubring, A., Willmann, H., Willmann, R., Wollweber, K.: Liste der Gefäßpflanzen von Neumünster. Schriften des naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins für Schleswig-Holstein, 58, 69-85 (1988).

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