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Florian Jabbour


My research focuses on the evolution of plant taxa and plant shapes.

Keywords :

  • Flower morphology, anatomy, and development
  • Molecular phylogeny, taxonomy, and biogeography
  • Evolution and genetic bases of floral traits



  • 2017- Associate Professor, National Museum of Natural History, Paris
  • 2013-17 Assistant Professor, National Museum of Natural History, Paris
  • 2010-12 Postdoctoral fellow, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
  • 2006-09 PhD, University of Paris Sud, and Génétique Quantitative et Evolution - Le Moulon
  • 2005-06 MSc, University of Paris Sud
  • 2003-06 AgroParisTech
  • 2001-03 Classes préparatoires BCPST

Journal articles31 documents

  • Florian Jabbour, Pierre-Emmanuel Du Pasquier, Léa Chazalviel, Martine Le Guilloux, Natalia Condee Silva, et al.. Evolution of the distribution area of the Mediterranean Nigella damascena and a likely multiple molecular origin of its perianth dimorphism. Flora, Elsevier, 2021, 274, pp.151735. ⟨10.1016/j.flora.2020.151735⟩. ⟨hal-03017899v2⟩
  • Marion Chartier, Maria von Balthazar, Susanne Sontag, Stefan Löfstrand, Thomas Palme, et al.. Global patterns and a latitudinal gradient of flower disparity: perspectives from the angiosperm order Ericales. New Phytologist, Wiley, 2021. ⟨hal-03066812⟩
  • Wen-Gen Zhang, Yu-Guang Liu, Tang-Jie Nie, Chun-Ce Guo, Li-Hong Qiu, et al.. Floral ontogeny of Delphinium anthriscifolium (Ranunculaceae) and development of intrafloral and symmetrical resupinated organs. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, Linnean Society of London, 2021, ⟨10.1093/botlinnean/boab041⟩. ⟨hal-03318138⟩
  • Pierre-Emmanuel Dupasquier, Véronique Andro-Durand, Lucas Batory, Wei Wang, Florian Jabbour. Nomenclatural revision of Delphinium subg. Consolida (DC.) Huth (Ranunculaceae). PhytoKeys, Pensoft, 2021, 180, pp.81-110. ⟨10.3897/phytokeys.180.67126⟩. ⟨hal-03318140⟩
  • Pierre Galipot, Catherine Damerval, Florian Jabbour. The seven ways eukaryotes produce repeated colour motifs on external tissues. Biological Reviews, Wiley, 2021, ⟨10.1111/brv.12720⟩. ⟨hal-03220151⟩
  • Felipe Espinosa, Thierry Deroin, Valéry Malécot, Wei Wang​, Sophie Nadot, et al.. Historical note on the taxonomy of the genus Delphinium L. (Ranunculaceae) with an amended description of its floral morphology. Adansonia. Sér. 3, Museum Nationale d'Histoire Naturelle Paris, 2021, ⟨10.5252/adansonia2021v43a2⟩. ⟨hal-03182014⟩
  • Kun-Li Xiang, Andrey Erst, Jian Yang, Huan-Wen Peng, Rosa Ortiz, et al.. Biogeographic diversification of Eranthis (Ranunculaceae) reflects the geological history of the three great Asian plateaus. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Royal Society, The, 2021, 288 (1948), pp.20210281. ⟨10.1098/rspb.2021.0281⟩. ⟨hal-03192047⟩
  • Julie Zalko, Samuel Frachon, Antoine Morel, Thierry Deroin, Felipe Espinosa, et al.. Floral organogenesis and morphogenesis of [italic]Staphisagria[/italic] (Ranunculaceae): Implications for the evolution of synorganized floral structures in Delphinieae. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 2020, ⟨10.1086/711471⟩. ⟨hal-02975177⟩
  • Lian Lian, Rosa del C. Ortiz, Florian Jabbour, Cai-Fei Zhang, Xiao-Guo Xiang, et al.. Phylogeny and biogeography of Pachygoneae (Menispermaceae), with consideration of the boreotropical flora hypothesis and resurrection of the genera Cebatha and Nephroia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Elsevier, 2020, 148, pp.106825. ⟨10.1016/j.ympev.2020.106825⟩. ⟨hal-02616269⟩
  • John Semple, Véronique Durand-Andro, Grégoire Flament, Cécile Aupic, Florian Jabbour. Typification of Solidago retrorsa Michx. (Asteraceae: Astereae).. Phytoneuron, Phytoneuron, 2020, pp.1-8. ⟨hal-03039970⟩
  • Wei Wang, Xiao-Guo Xiang, Kun-Li Xiang, Rosa del C. Ortiz, Florian Jabbour, et al.. A dated phylogeny of Lardizabalaceae reveals an unusual long-distance dispersal across the Pacific Ocean and the rapid rise of East Asian subtropical evergreen broadleaved forests in the late Miocene. Cladistics, Wiley, 2020, ⟨10.1111/cla.12414⟩. ⟨hal-02616263⟩
  • Felipe Espinosa, Catherine Damerval, Martine Le Guilloux, Thierry Deroin, Wei Wang​, et al.. Homeosis and delayed floral meristem termination could account for abnormal flowers in cultivars of Delphinium (Ranunculaceae) and Aquilegia (Ranunculaceae) cultivars. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, Linnean Society of London, 2020, ⟨10.1093/botlinnean/boaa063⟩. ⟨hal-02957360⟩
  • John Semple, Florian Jabbour. TYPE SPECIMENS OF INULA (PITYOPSIS) GRAMINIFOLIA (ASTERACEAE: ASTEREAE). Phytoneuron, Phytoneuron, 2019, 2019, pp.22. ⟨hal-02612921⟩
  • Lian Lian, Rosa del C. Ortiz, Florian Jabbour, Zhi‐duan Chen, Wei Wang. Re‐delimitation of Tinospora (Menispermaceae): Implications for character evolution and historical biogeography. Taxon, Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum, 2019, 68 (5), pp.905-917. ⟨10.1002/tax.12126⟩. ⟨hal-02612852⟩
  • Xiaoguo Xiang, Kunli Xiang, Rosa del C. Ortiz, Florian Jabbour, Wei Wang. Integrating palaeontological and molecular data uncovers multiple ancient and recent dispersals in the pantropical Hamamelidaceae. Journal of Biogeography, Wiley, 2019, 46 (11), pp.2622-2631. ⟨10.1111/jbi.13690⟩. ⟨hal-02612865⟩
  • Florian Jabbour, Myriam Gaudeul, Josie Lambourdière, Guillaume Ramstein, Alexandre Hassanin, et al.. Phylogeny, biogeography and character evolution in the tribe Desmodieae (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae), with special emphasis on the New Caledonian endemic genera. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Elsevier, 2018, 118, pp.108-121. ⟨10.1016/j.ympev.2017.09.017⟩. ⟨hal-01677403⟩
  • Guillaume Besnard, Myriam Gaudeul, Sébastien Lavergne, Serge Muller, Germinal Rouhan, et al.. Herbarium-based science in the twenty-first century. Botany Letters, Taylor & Francis, 2018, 165 (3-4), pp.323-327. ⟨10.1080/23818107.2018.1482783⟩. ⟨hal-02348659⟩
  • Catherine Damerval, Wafa Othman, Domenica Manicacci, Florian Jabbour. Distribution area of the two floral morphs of Nigella damascena L. (Ranunculaceae): A diachronic study using herbarium specimens collected in France. Botany Letters, Taylor & Francis, 2018, 165 (3-4), pp.396-403. ⟨10.1080/23818107.2017.1422437⟩. ⟨hal-02187136⟩
  • Yiyun Chen, Florian Jabbour, Andriy Novikov, Wei Wang, Sylvain Gerber. A study of floral shape variation in Delphinieae (Ranunculaceae) using geometric morphometrics on herbarium specimens. Botany Letters, Taylor & Francis, 2018, 165 (3-4), pp.368-376. ⟨10.1080/23818107.2018.1427145⟩. ⟨hal-02187075⟩
  • Catherine Reeb, Jaap Kaandorp, Fredrik Jansson, Nicolas Puillandre, Jean-Yves Dubuisson, et al.. Quantification of complex modular architecture in plants. New Phytologist, Wiley, 2018, 218 (2), pp.859-872. ⟨10.1111/nph.15045⟩. ⟨hal-02352243⟩
  • Florian Jabbour. A study of the anatomy and physiology of nectaries: a translation of Gaston Bonnier’s seminal work (1878, Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France). Botany Letters, Taylor & Francis, 2017, 164 (4), pp.293-302. ⟨10.1080/23818107.2017.1388837⟩. ⟨hal-01741915⟩
  • Sovanmoly Hul, Chhavarath Dary, Frederic Jacques, Evelyne Ollivier, Sok-Siya Bun, et al.. The world checklist of Stephania (Menispermaceae), with notes on types. Phytotaxa, Magnolia Press 2017, 298 (2), ⟨10.11646/phytotaxa.298.2.1⟩. ⟨hal-01765813⟩
  • Gwenaël Le Bras, Marc Pignal, Marc L. Jeanson, Serge Muller, Cécile Aupic, et al.. The French Muséum national d'histoire naturelle vascular plant herbarium collection dataset. Scientific Data , Nature Publishing Group, 2017, 4, pp.170016. ⟨10.1038/sdata.2017.16⟩. ⟨hal-01496460⟩
  • Hervé Sauquet, Maria von Balthazar, Susana Magallón, James Doyle, Peter Endress, et al.. The ancestral flower of angiosperms and its early diversification. Nature Communications, Nature Publishing Group, 2017, 8 (1), ⟨10.1038/ncomms16047⟩. ⟨hal-02615511⟩
  • Chhavarath Dary, Béatrice Baghdikian, Sothea Kim, Fathi Mabrouki, Sovanmoly Hul, et al.. Optimisation de l'extraction assistée par ultrasons des alcaloïdes bioactifs de Stephania cambodica par la méthodologie des surfaces de réponses. Comptes Rendus Chimie, Institut de France Académie des Sciences, 2017, 20 (11-12), pp.996-1005. ⟨10.1016/j.crci.2017.09.004⟩. ⟨hal-01765165⟩
  • Kun-Li Xiang, Sheng-Dan Wu, Sheng-Xian Yu, Yang Liu, Florian Jabbour, et al.. The First Comprehensive Phylogeny of Coptis (Ranunculaceae) and Its Implications for Character Evolution and Classification. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2016, 11 (4), pp.e0153127. ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0153127⟩. ⟨hal-01310776⟩
  • Chhavarath Dary, Sok-Siya Bun, Gaëtan Herbette, Fathi Mabrouki, Hot Bun, et al.. Chemical profiling of the tuber of Stephania cambodica Gagnep. (Menispermaceae) and analytical control by UHPLC-DAD. Natural Product Research, Taylor & Francis, 2016, 31 (7), pp.802-809. ⟨10.1080/14786419.2016.1247077⟩. ⟨hal-01765806⟩
  • Florian Jabbour, Felipe Espinosa, Thierry Deroin, Domenica Manicacci, Sophie Nadot, et al.. Development, anatomy, and genetic control of some teratological phenotypes of ranunculaceae flowers. Modern Phytomorphology, 2016, 9, pp.75-75. ⟨10.5281/zenodo.159704⟩. ⟨hal-02633677⟩
  • Florian Jabbour, Mathilde Udron, Martine Le Guilloux, Beatriz Goncalves, Domenica Manicacci, et al.. Flower development schedule and AGAMOUS-like gene expression patterns in two morphs of Nigella damascena (Ranunculaceae) differing in floral architecture. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, Linnean Society of London, 2015, 178 (4), pp.608 - 619. ⟨10.1111/boj.12297⟩. ⟨hal-01204203⟩
  • Beatriz Goncalves, Odrade Nougue, Florian Jabbour, Celine Ridel, Halima Morin, et al.. An APETALA3 homolog controls both petal identity and floral meristem patterning in Nigella damascena L. (Ranunculaceae). Plant Journal, Wiley, 2013, 76 (2), pp.223-235. ⟨10.1111/tpj.12284⟩. ⟨hal-01004638⟩
  • Guislaine Refrégier, Mickael Le Gac, Florian Jabbour, Alex Widmer, Jacqui Shykoff, et al.. Cophylogeny of the anther smut fungi and their caryophyllaceous hosts: Prevalence of host shifts and importance of delimiting parasite species for inferring cospeciation. BMC Evolutionary Biology, BioMed Central, 2008, 8 (1), pp.100. ⟨10.1186/1471-2148-8-100⟩. ⟨hal-02333196⟩

Conference papers1 document

  • Aurélie Salavert, Ana Jesus, Ferran Antolín, Lucie Martin, Florian Jabbour, et al.. The origin and early dispersal of opium poppy (Papaver somniferum l.) in western Europe. 1rst conference on the Early Neolithic in Europe, Nov 2019, BArcelone, Spain. ⟨halshs-02359019⟩

Book sections2 documents

  • Florian Jabbour, Guilhem Mansion. Development and evolution of plant forms. The explosion of life forms. Georges Chapouthier & Marie-Christine Maurel (Eds.), ISTE Group., 2020. ⟨hal-03035149⟩
  • Florian Jabbour, Julie Zalko, Antoine Morel, Samuel Frachon, Isabelle Bouchart-Dufay. Ontogénie et évolution de l'hyperorgane des Delphinieae. Systématique et exploration du vivant. Philippe Grandcolas et Marie-Christine Maurel (Eds.), ISTE Group., A paraître. ⟨hal-03035223⟩