Dr. Heiko Hentrich

Ehemaliger Mitarbeiter (Ökosystemanalyse)
bis September 2014

Research

  • Pollination ecology
  • Floral biology
  • Speciation and reproductive isolation of perfume-flowered plants
  • Reproductive biology of euglossine-pollinated nectar and pollen offering plants
  • Phylogeny of the genus Gongora
  • Osmophore structure of perfume flowers


WORK EXPERIENCE


Since 2010    University Lecturer, Department 7, InB (Biology Division) and IUW (Ecosystem Analysis), University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany.

2011,2012    Guest lectureship, Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco, Mexico (DAAD-scholarship).

2009    Guest lectureship, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica (DAAD-scholarship).

2009    Researcher, Herbarium, Ulm University, Germany.

2006 – 2009    Teaching assistant, Institute of Systematic Botany & Ecology, Ulm University, Germany.

2003 – 2006    Researcher, Institute of Systematic Botany & Ecology, Ulm University, Germany.

EDUCATION


2004 – 2008    Ph.D. studies, Institute of Systematic Botany and Ecology, Ulm University, Germany. Title of the dissertation: “The reproductive biology of euglossine-pollinated plants in the Natural Reserve Nouragues, French Guiana” (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. G. Gottsberger).

2003    Diploma thesis: “Variability in flower morphology and scent composition in a population of the Gongora quinquenervis Ruiz & Pavon-complex (Orchidaceae) in Costa Rica” (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. G. Gottsberger; DAAD scholarship).

2000/2001    Exchange year, University of Costa Rica (UCR), Costa Rica (studies in Systematic Botany, Pollination Biology, Tree Phenology, Plant Pests; DAAD scholarship).

1997 – 2003    Diploma studies in biology, Institute of Systematic Botany and Ecology, Ulm University, Germany (Graduation in Systematic Botany, Tropical Ecology, Microbiology, Informatics).



MEMBERSHIPS

 

Society for Tropical Ecology, International Aroid Society, Verband Botanischer Gärten e.V.



PUBLICATIONS (PEER-REVIEWED)


Hentrich, H., Kaiser, R., Gottsberger, G. (2010): The reproductive biology of Voyria (Gentianaceae) species in French Guiana. Taxon 59: 867-880.

Hentrich, H., Kaiser, R., Gottsberger, G. (2010): Floral biology and reproductive isolation by floral scent in three sympatric aroid species in French Guiana. Plant Biology 12: 587-596.

Hentrich, H., Kaiser, R., Gottsberger, G. (2007): Floral scent collection at the perfume flowers of Anthurium rubrinervium (Araceae) by the kleptoparasitic orchid bee Aglae caerulea (Euglossini). Ecotropica 13: 149-155.

 

Merckx, V.S.F.T., Kissling, J., Hentrich, H., Janssens, S.B., Mennes,
C.B., Specht, C.D., Smets, E.F. (2013): The phylogenetic relationships
of the mycoheterotrophic genus Voyria and their implications for the
early biogeographic history of Gentianaceae. American Journal of Botany
100: 712-721.

 

Waterman, R.J., Klooster, M.R., Hentrich, H., Bidartondo, M.I. (2013):
Species interactions of mycoheterotrophic plants – specialization and
its potential consequences. In: Merckx, V. (ed.). Mycoheterotrophy – The
Biology of Plants Living on Fungi. Springer, New York.

FURTHER PUBLICATIONS


Hentrich, H. (2008): The reproductive biology of euglossine pollinated plants in the Natural Reserve Nouragues, French Guiana. Promotionsschrift, Universität Ulm. http://vts.uni-ulm.de/query/longview.meta.asp?document_id=6618


Hentrich, H. (2003): Morphologische und blütenbiologische Parameter einer Population des Gongora quinquenervis (Orchidaceae)-Komplexes in Costa Rica. Diplomarbeit, Universität Ulm.
http://vts.uni-ulm.de/query/longview.meta.asp?document_id=7273


CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTIONS

 

Hentrich, H., Jürgens, A., Gottsberger, G. (2012): Ethological isolation
due to different floral scent chemotypes within a population of Gongora
quinquenervis (Stanhopeinae). 15th European Orchid Congress and Show,
Budapest, Hungary.

Hentrich, H., Gottsberger, G. (2010): Die Nektarblumen der Prachtbienen – hohe Spezifität als Grundlage für eine erfolgreiche Bestäubung? 9. Hymenopterologen-Tagung, Stuttgart, Germany (talk).

Hentrich, H., Gottsberger, G. (2009): High pollinator specificity – a necessity for successful reproduction in widely separated rainforest understory plants? Latin America Symposium, Bonn, Germany (talk).

Hentrich, H., Gottsberger, G. (2009): Reproductive isolation by floral scent in three sympatric euglossine-pollinated Araceae species. Joint Meeting of Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation & Society for Tropical Ecology, Marburg, Germany (talk).

Hentrich, H., Jürgens, A., Gottsberger, G. (2009): Different floral scent chemotypes within a population of Gongora quinquenervis (Orchidaceae) show distinct associations with pollinators – a case of sympatric speciation? Joint Meeting of Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation & Society for Tropical Ecology, Marburg, Germany (poster).

Hentrich, H., Gottsberger, G. (2009): High pollinator specificity and xenogamy in the pollination of the myco-heterotrophic species Voyria clavata (Gentianaceae). Joint Meeting of Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation & Society for Tropical Ecology, Marburg, Germany (poster).

Hentrich, H., Gottsberger, G. (2009): Floral scent as isolation factor in three sympatric euglossine-pollinated Araceae species. 10th International Aroid Conference, Nancy, France (talk).

Hentrich, H., Gottsberger, G. (2008). Reproductive success in the euglossine-pollinated Anthurium rubrinervium (Araceae) in French Guiana. 21st annual meeting of the Society for Tropical Ecology, Hohenheim, Germany (poster).

Hentrich, H., Gottsberger, G., Gerlach, G., Jürgens, A. (2004). Variability in flower morphology and scent composition in a population of the Gongora quinquenervis RUIZ & PAVON–complex (Orchidaceae) in Costa Rica. 7th annual meeting of the Society for Biological Systematics, Stuttgart, Germany (poster).

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