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Mejía, G.A., Groffman, P.M., Avolio, M.L., Bratt, A.R., Cavender-Bares, J., Grijseels, N.H., Hall, S.J., Heffernan, J., Hobbie, S.E., Lerman, S.B., Morse, J.L., Narango, D.L., Neill, C., Padullés Cubino, J., Trarmmell, T.L.E. 2023. Woody plant-soil relationships in interstitial spaces have implications for future forests within and beyond urban areas. Ecosystems. In press.

Lerman, S., Padullés Cubino, J., Goddard, M. 2023. Scaling-up the management and conservation of urban biodiversity. In: Routledge Handbook of Urban Biodiversity (Nilon, C. H., & Aronson, M. F. J., Eds.). Routledge, London, UK.

Zhang, H-L., Nizamani, M., Padullés Cubino, J., Harris, AJ., Guo, L-Y., Zhou, J-J., Wang, H-F. 2023. Habitat heterogeneity explains cultivated and spontaneous plant richness in Haikou City, China. Ecological Indicators, 254, 110713. 

Grijseels, N.H., Litvak, E., Avolio, M.L., Bratt, A.R., Cavender-Bares, J., Groffman, P.M., Hall, S.J., Hobbie, S.E., Lerman, S.B., Morse, J.L., Narango, D.L., Neill, C., O’Neill-Dunne, J., Padullés Cubino, J., Trammell, T.L.E., Pataki, D.E. 2023. Evapotranspiration of residential lawns across the United States. Water Resources Research, e2022WR032893.

Padullés Cubino, J., Fibich, P., Lepš, J., Chytrý, M., Těšitel, J. 2023. Do threatened species occur in species-rich vegetation? Preslia, 95, 297-310.

Padullés Cubino, J., Retana, J. 2023. Socioeconomics explain tree diversity, abundance, and composition in the compact city of Barcelona, Spain. Landscape & Urban Planning, 104778.


Cui, X., Dai, D., Huang, C., Wang, B., Li, S., You, C., Paterson, A.M., Perry, G.L.W., Buckley, H.L., Padullés Cubino, J., Wyse, S.V., Alam, Md A., Zhou, S., Xiao, L., Cao, D., Xu, Z., Curran, T.J. 2023. Climatic conditions affect shoot flammability by influencing flammability-related functional traits in non-fire-prone habitats. New Phytologist, 240, 105-113.

Bricca, A., Bonari, G., Padullés Cubino, J., Cutini, M. 2023. Effect of forest structure and management on the functional diversity and composition of understory plant communities. Applied Vegetation Science, e12710.

Nizamani, M. M., Padullés Cubino, J., Harris, A. J., Guo, L.-Y., Wang, H.-F. 2022. Spatial patterns and drivers of plant diversity in the tropical city of Sanya, China. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 79, 127818.




Padullés Cubino, J. 2022. Environmental drivers of taxonomic and functional turnover of tree assemblages in Europe. Oikos, e09579.


Padullés Cubino, J., Chytrý, M., Divíšek, J., Jiménez-Alfaro, B. 2022. Climatic filtering and temporal instability shape the phylogenetic diversity of European alpine floras. Ecography, e06316.


Zhang, H.-L., Nizamani, M. M., Padullés Cubino, J., Guo, L.-Y., Zhou, J.-J., Wang, H.-F. 2022. Spatiotemporal variation of urban plant diversity and Above Ground Biomass in Haikou, China. Biology, 11, 1824.

Vakhlamova, T., Wagner, V., Padullés Cubino, J., Chytrý, M., Lososová, Z. 2022. Urban plant diversity in Kazakhstan: effects of habitat type, city size and macroclimate. Applied Vegetation Science, e12679.


Padullés Cubino, J., Těšitel, J., Fibich, P., Lepš, J., Chytrý, M. 2022. Alien plants tend to occur in species-poor communities. Neobiota, 73, 39-56.

Zhang, H-L., Padullés Cubino, J., Nizamani, M.M., Harris, A.J., Cheng, X-L., Da, L., Sun, Z., Wang H-F. 2022. Wealth and land use drive the distribution of urban green space in the tropical coastal city of Haikou, China. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 71, 127554.

Padullés Cubino, J., Axmanová, I., Lososová, Z., Večeřa, M., Bergamini, A., Bruelheide, H., Dengler, J., Jandt, U., Jansen, F., Pätsch, R., Chytrý, M. 2022. The effect of niche filtering on plant species abundance in temperate grassland communities. Functional Ecology, 36, 962-973.


Cheng, X-L., Padullés Cubino, J., Balfour, K., Zhu, Z-X., Wang H-F. 2022. Drivers of spontaneous and cultivated species diversity in the tropical city of Zhanjiang, China. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 67, 127428.



Kalusová, V., Padullés Cubino, J., Chytrý, M., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Trevor Fristoe, T., van Kleunen, M., Kreft, H., Mucina, L., Pergl, J., Pyšek, P., Weigelt, P., Winter, M., Lososová, Z. 2021. Phylogenetic structure of alien plant species pools from European donor habitats. Global Ecology & Biogeography, 30, 2354-2367.

Marcenò, C., Padullés Cubino, J., Chytrý, M., Genduso, E., Gristina, A.S., La Rosa, A., Salemi, D., Landucci, F., Pasta, S., Guarino, R. 2021. Plant hunting: exploring the behaviour of amateur botanists in the field. Biodiversity & Conservation, 30, 3265-3278.

Padullés Cubino, J., Biurrun, I., Bonari, G., Braslavskaya, T., Font, X., Jandt, U., Jansen, F., Rašomavičius, V., Škvorc, Ž., Willner, W., Chytrý, M. 2021. The leaf economic and plant size spectra of European forest understory vegetation. Ecography, 44, 1311-1324.

Bonari, G., Padullés Cubino, J., Sarmati, S., Landi, M., Zerbe, S., Marcenò, C., Scoppola, A., Angiolini, C. 2021. Ecosystem state assessment after more than 100 years since planting for dune consolidation. Restoration Ecology, 29, e13435.

Marcenò, C., Padullés Cubino, J., Chytrý, M., Genduso, E., Salemi, D., La Rosa, A., Gristina, A.S., Agrillo, E., Bonari, G., del Galdo, G.G., Ilardi, V., Landucci, F., Guarino, R. 2021. Facebook groups as data sources for plant species monitoring. Journal of Applied Ecology, 58, 2018-2028.

Lerman, S., Narango, D., Avolio, M.; Bratt, A., Engebreston, J., Groffman, P., Hall, S., Heffernan, J., Hobbie, S., Larson, K., Locke, D., Neill, C., Nelson, K., Padullés Cubino, J., Trammell, T. 2021. Residential yard management and landscape cover affect urban bird community diversity across the continental US. Ecological Applications, 31, e02455.

Večeřa, M., Axmanová, I., Padullés Cubino, J., Lososová, Z., Divíšek, J., Knollová, I., Aćić, S., Biurrun, I., Boch, S., Bonari, G., Campos, J.A., Čarni, A., Carranza, M.L., Casella, L., Chiarucci, A., Ćušterevska, R., Delbosc, P., Dengler, J., Fernández-González, F., Gégout, J.-C., Jandt, U., Jansen, F., Jašková, A., Jiménez-Alfaro, B., Kuzemko, A., Lebedeva, M., Lenoir, J., Lysenko, T., Moeslund J.E., Pielech, R., Ruprecht, E., Šibík, J., Šilc, U., Škvorc, Ž., Swacha, G., Tatarenko, I., Vassilev, K., Wohlgemuth, T., Yamalov, S., Chytrý, M. 2021. Mapping species richness of plant families in European vegetation. Journal of Vegetation Science, 32, e13035.

Swan, C., Brown, B., Borowy, D., Cavender-Bares, J., Jeliazkov, A., Lososová, Z., Padullés Cubino, J., Pavoine, S., Ricotta, C., Sol. D. 2021. A framework for understanding how biodiversity patterns unfold across multiple spatial scales in urban ecosystems. Ecosphere, 12, e03650.

Padullés Cubino, J., Jiménez-Alfaro, B., Sabatini, F., Willner, W., Lososová, Z., Biurrun, I., Brunet, J., Campos J.A., Indreica, A., Jansen, F., Lenoir, J., Škvorc, Ž., Vassilev, K., Chytrý, M. 2021. Plant taxonomic and phylogenetic turnover increases toward climatic extremes and depends on historical factors in European beech forests. Journal of Vegetation Science, 32, e12977.

Padullés Cubino, J., Lososová, Z., Bonari, G., Agrillo, E., Attorre, F., Bergmeier, E., Biurrun, I., Campos, J.A., Čarni, A., Ćuk, M., Sanctis, M., Indreica, A., Jiménez-Alfaro, B., Khanina, L., Knollová, I., Lenoir, J., Pielech, R., Rašomavičius, V., Škvorc, Ž., Svenning, J.-C., Vassilev, K., Willner, W., Chytrý, M. 2021. Phylogenetic structure of European forest vegetation. Journal of Biogeography, 48, 903-916.

Padullés Cubino, J., Borowy, D., Knapp, S., Lososová, Z., Ricotta, C., Siebert, S., Cavender-Bares, J., Sol, D., Jeliazkov, A., Swan, C. 2021. Contrasting impacts of cultivated exotics on the functional diversity of domestic gardens in three regions with different aridity. Ecosystems, 24, 875-890.


Padullés Cubino, J., Cavender-Bares, J., Groffman P.M., Avolio, M.L., Bratt, A.R., Hall, S.J., Larson, K.L., Lerman, S.B., Narango, D.L., Neill, C., Trammell, T.L.E., Wheeler, M.M., Hobbie, S.E. 2020. Taxonomic, phylogenetic, and functional composition and homogenization of residential yard vegetation with contrasting management. Landscape & Urban Planning, 202, 103877.


Cui, X., Paterson, A., Wyse, S., Alam, Md. A., Maurin, K.J.L., Pieper, R., Padullés Cubino, J., O’Connell, D.M., Donkers, D., Bréda, J., Buckley, H.L., Perry, G.L.W., Curran, T. 2020. Shoot flammability of plant species in New Zealand is phylogenetically-conserved and related to habitat fire-proneness and growth form. Nature Plants, 6, 355-359.


Padullés Cubino, J., Avolio, M.L., Wheeler, M., Larson, K., Hobbie, S.E., Cavender-Bares, J., Hall, S.J., Nelson K.C., Trammell, T.L.E., Neill, C., Pataki, D.E., Grove, J.M., Groffman, P.M. 2020. Linking yard plant diversity to homeowners’ landscaping priorities across the U.S. Landscape & Urban Planning, 196, 103730.


Cavender-Bares, J., Padullés Cubino, J., Pearse, W., Hobbie, S.E., Lange, A.J., Knapp, S. 2020. Horticultural availability and homeowner preferences drive diversity and composition in urban yards. Ecological Applications, 30, e02082.

Llausàs, A., Padullés Cubino, J., Ribas, A. 2020. Small and medium‑sized accommodation managers and opportunities for water conservation. Pasos: revista de turismo y patrimonio cultural, 18, 129-142.


Padullés Cubino, J., Cavender-Bares, J., Hobbie, S.E., Hall, S.J., Trammell, T.L.E., Neill, C., Avolio, M.L., Darling, L.E., Groffman, P.M. 2019. Contribution of non-native plants to the phylogenetic homogenization of US yard floras. Ecosphere, 10, e02638.


Padullés Cubino, J., Cavender-Bares, J., Hobbie, S.E., Pataki, D.E., Avolio, M.L., Darling, L.E., Larson, K.L., Hall, S.J., Groffman, P.M., Trammell, T.L.E., Steele, M.K., Grove, J.M., Neill, C. 2019. Drivers of plant species richness and phylogenetic composition in urban yards at the continental scale. Landscape Ecology, 34, 63-77.

Aymerich, P., Escutia, E., Escánez, E., Escanez, L., Espelt, C., Marmi, J., Padullés Cubino, J., Sabata, A., Solà. M. 2019. Plantes de la Serra de Queralt. Guia de camp. Editorial l’Albí, Berga, Barcelona.


Padullés Cubino, J., Buckley, H., Day, N., Pieper, R., Curran, T. 2018. Community-level flammability declines over 25 years of plant invasion in grasslands. Journal of Ecology, 106, 1582-1594.


Padullés Cubino, J., Roset, D., Ribas, A., Feliu, J. 2017. Geoactiva’t. Creating synergies among different levels of education. Documents d’Anàlisi Geogràfica, 63 (3), 641-647.           


Padullés Cubino, J., Kirkpatrick, J.B., Vila, J. 2017. Do water requirements from Mediterranean gardens relate to socio-economic or demographic factors? Urban Water Journal, 14 (4), 401-408.

Padullés Cubino, J., Vila Subirós, J. 2017. Anàlisi de la flora de jardins privats del litoral de l’Alt Empordà. Annals de l’Institut d’Estudis Empordanesos, 48, 45-56.


Padullés Cubino, J., Vila, J., Barriocanal, C. 2016. Floristic and structural differentiation between gardens of primary and secondary residences in the Costa Brava (Catalonia, Spain). Urban Ecosystems, 19(1), 505-521. 


Padullés Cubino, J., Vila, J., Barriocanal, C. 2015. Propagule pressure from invasive plant species in gardens in low-density suburban areas of the Costa Brava. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 15(1), 941-951. 


Padullés Cubino, J., Vila, J., Barriocanal, C. 2015. Plant biodiversity and the city: approaches from urban ecology. Boletín de la Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles, 68, 83-107.


Padullés Cubino, J., Vila, J., Barriocanal, C. 2014. Maintenance, modifications, and water use in private gardens of Alt Empordà, Spain. Horttechnology, 24 (3), 374-383.

Padullés Cubino, J., Vila, J., Barriocanal, C. 2014. Examining floristic boundaries between garden types at the global scale. Investigaciones Geográficas, 61 (1), 71-86.

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