About the Authors

Lisa Mandle

Affiliations Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, Department of Botany, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Dan L. Warren

Affiliation Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Matthias H. Hoffmann

Affiliation Institut für Geobotanik und Botanischer Garten, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle – Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), Germany

A. Townsend Peterson

Affiliation Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

Johanna Schmitt

Affiliation Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Eric J. von Wettberg

evonwettberg@fairchildgarden.org

Affiliations Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States of America, Center for Tropical Plant Conservation, Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden, Coral Gables, Florida, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. ATP has received academic grants from the Microsoft Research Foundation. These awards are for basic research, and come with no commercial or finanacial dimensions. They do not involve employment, consultation on microsoft products, commercial software development, patents, or advocacy for microsoft. They also do not affect our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on data sharing or materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LM DLW MHH ATP JS EJvW. Performed the experiments: LM EJvW. Analyzed the data: LM DLW ATP EJvW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DLW MHH ATP. Wrote the paper: LM DLW ATP JS EJvW.