For an updated list of my publications see my Google Scholar and ResearchGate profiles.

Please contact me ( if you would like a PDF of any of the papers listed. Especially when you encounter a paywall searching for them.

Martini F, Aluthwattha SA, Mammides C, Armani M, Goodale UM. 2020. Plant apparency drives leaf herbivory in seedling communities across four subtropical forests. Oecologia,

Armani, M., Goodale U.M., Charles-Dominique, T., Barton, K.E., Yao X., Tomlinson, K.W. 2020. Structural defence is coupled with the leaf economic spectrum across saplings of spiny plants. Oikos, 129:740-752.

Armani, M., Charles-Dominique, T., Barton, K.E., Tomlinson, K.W. 2019. Developmental constraints and resource environment shape early emergence and investment in spines in saplings. Annals of Botany, 124: 1133-1142,

Armani, M., van Langevelde, F., Tomlinson, K.W., Adu-Bredu, S., Djagbletey, G.D., Veenendaal, E.M. 2018. Compositional patterns of overstorey and understorey woody communities in a forest-savanna boundary in Ghana. Plant Ecology & Diversity, 11:451-463.

Other publications

Armani, M. 2020. Personal Profile. New Phytologist, 227(3): 680-682.

Armani, M. 2019. PhD Thesis: Growth-defence strategies of spiny and non-spiny plants across the angiosperm phylogeny, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS).

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