Luc Brouillet

Université de Montréal

Institut de recherche en biologie végétale
Institution page


  • B. Sc. U de Montréal, 1975
  • M. Sc. U de Montréal, 1977
  • Ph. D. U of Waterloo, 1981

  • Research

  • Molecular system and evolution of Asteraceae
  • Phylogeny of North-American asters
  • Biogeography and floristic
  • FFlora of Québec-Labrador and Newfoundland: repartition and conservation
  • Projects: "Flore du Québec-Labrador nordique" and "Flora of North America"

  • QCBS students

    Previous students (since 2009)

    Vincent Laroche

    (Start: 2008, End: 2011)
    Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Stéphanie Pellerin
    Impacts des activités humaines sur une orchidée tourbicole rare

    Sugirthini Selliah

    (Start: 2005, End: 2009)
    Phylogénie moléculaire du genre Eurybia (Asteraceae: Astereae)

    Jamil Vaezi

    (Start: 2004, End: 2008)
    Origine et diversité génétique du Symphyotrichum anticostense (Asteraceae: Astereae), une endémique du golfe du St-Laurent

    Examples of species studied

    Hillebrandia sandwicensis
    Tonestus aberrans
    Begonia subvillosa
    Salix eriocephala
    Wolffia borealis


    48- Diversification of the north American doellingeria-eucephalus clade (Astereae: Asteraceae) inferred from molecular and morphological evidence
    Allen G A , Brouillet L , Semple J C , Guest H J , Underhill R ,
    2019 Systematic Botany (Date Added: 2019-12-07)

    47- Brother Marie-Victorin in the Canary Islands in 1929
    Francisco-Ortega J , Brouillet L , Hall G , Santos-Guerra A , Suárez-Martín P , Sánchez-Pinto L , Jean-Louis A , Jestrow B , Zona S ,
    2017 Webbia (Date Added: 2017-05-14)

    46- Diversification of Angraecum (Orchidaceae, Vandeae) in Madagascar: Revised Phylogeny Reveals Species Accumulation through Time Rather than Rapid Radiation
    Andriananjamanantsoa, HN, Engberg, S, Louis, EEJ, Brouillet, L
    2016 PloS one (Date Added: 2016-11-18)

    Brouillet, L
    2015 Flora of North America north of Mexico ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

    44- Phylogenetic Relationships of American Willows (Salix L., Salicaceae)
    Lauron-Moreau, A, Pitre, FE, Argus, GW, Labrecque, M, Brouillet, L
    2015 PLOS ONE (Date Added: 2015-05-01)

    Brouillet, L
    2014 Flora of North America ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

    41-Symphyotrichum Nees Aster
    Nesom, GL
    2013 Flora of the Four Corners Region ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

    39- Validation of the Name_Wolffia Borealis (Lemnaceae)_
    Gandhi, KN, Wiersema, JH, Brouillet, L
    2012 Harvard Papers in Botany (Date Added: 2016-07-06)

    38- Acmispon
    Brouillet, L
    2012 The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California (Date Added: 2016-06-22)

    Brouillet, L
    2012 The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

    Brouillet, L
    2012 The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of Californi ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

    Brouillet, L
    2012 The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

    Brouillet, L
    2012 The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

    33-Validation of the name Wolffia borealis (Lemnaceae)
    Gandhi, KN
    2012 Harvard Papers in Botany ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

    Chen, Y
    2012 Flora of China ( Date Added: 2016-06-22)

    31- White Fringed Orchid as indicator of Sphagnum bog integrity
    Laroche, V, Pellerin, S, Brouillet, L
    2012 Ecological Indicators (Date Added: 2011-10-17)

    30- A new combination in Acmispon (Fabaceae: Loteae) for California
    Brouillet, L
    2010 Aliso (Date Added: 2012-08-30)

    29- Phylogeny and evolution of the Astereae (Asteraceae)
    Brouillet, L, Lowrey, TK, Urbatsch, LE, Karaman, V, Sancho, Wagstaff, S, Semple, JC
    2009 Systematics, evolution, and biogeography of Compositae (Date Added: 2012-08-30)

    28-Systematics, evolution, and biogeography of Compositae
    Funk, VA
    2009 ( Date Added: 2011-08-24)

    27-Compositae metatrees: The next generation
    Funk, VA, Anderberg, AA, Baldwin, BG, Bayer, RJ, Bonifacino, J, Breitwieser, I, Brouillet, L, Carbajal, R, Chan, R, Coutinho, AXP, Crawford, DJ, Crisci, JV, Dillon, MO, Freire, SE, Galbany-Casals, M, Garcia-Jacas, N, Gemeinholzer, B, Gruenstaeudl, M, Hansen, HV, Himmelreich, S, Kadereit, JW, Källersjö, M, Karaman-Castro, V, Karis, PO, Katinas, L, Keeley, SC, Kilian, N, Kimball, RT, Lowrey, TK, Lundberg, J, McKenzie, RJ, Tadesse, M, Mort, ME, Nordenstam, B, Oberprieler, C, Ortiz, S, Pelser, PB, Randle, CP, Robinson, H, Roque, N, Sancho, G, Semple, JC, Serrano, M, Stuessy, TF, Susanna, A, Unwin, M, Urbatsch, L, Urtubey, E, Vallès, J, Vogt, R, Wagstaff, S, Ward, J, Watson, LE
    2009 ( Date Added: 2011-08-24)

    26- Welwitschiella is a member of the African subtribe Grangeinae (Asteraceae Astereae): A new phylogenetic position based on ndhF and ITS sequence data
    Brouillet, L, Anderberg, AA, Nesom, GL, Lowrey, TK, Urbatsch, LE
    2009 Kew Bulletin (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    25- Phylogenetic relationships among diploid species of Symphyotrichum (Asteraceae: Astereae) based on two nuclear markers, ITS and GAPDH
    Vaezi, J, Brouillet, L
    2009 Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    23- Micranthes hitchcockiana (Saxifragaceae), a new combination for North America
    Brouillet, L, Gornall, R
    2008 Novon (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    22-New combinations in Micranthes (a segregate of Saxifraga, Saxifragaceae) in North America
    Brouillet, L, Gornall, R
    2007 Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas ( Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    20- Phylogenetic position and biogeography of Hillebrandia sandwicensis (Begoniaceae): A rare Hawaiian relict
    Clement, WL, Tebbitt, MC, Forrest, LL, Blair, JE, Brouillet, L, Eriksson, T, Swensen, SM
    2004 American Journal of Botany (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    19- New reports of Eurybia and Aster s.str. (Asteraceae: Astereae) from California, Idaho, and Wyoming
    Brouillet, L
    2004 SIDA, Contributions to Botany (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    18- Vascular plants of the Island of Newfoundland, Canada: Recent additions and rediscoveries
    Djan-Chékar, N, Brouillet, L, Hanel, C, Hay, S, Maunder, JE
    2004 Rhodora (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    16- New combination in Eurybia (Asteraceae: Astereae) from North America
    Brouillet, L
    2003 SIDA, Contributions to Botany (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    15- Phylogenetic implications of the multiple losses of the mitochondrial coxll.i3 intron in the angiosperms
    Joly, S, Brouillet, L, Bruneau, A
    2001 International Journal of Plant Sciences (Date Added: 2011-04-15)

    14- A morphological phylogenetic analysis of Aesculus L. and Billia Peyr. (Sapindaceae)
    Forest, F, Drouin, JN, Charest, R, Brouillet, L, Bruneau, A
    2001 Canadian Journal of Botany (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    13- The vascular flora of Terra Nova National Park, Newfoundland, Canada: A biodiversity analysis from a biogeographical and life form perspective
    Charest, R, Brouillet, L, Bouchard, A, Hay, S
    2000 Canadian Journal of Botany (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    12- Numerical and Comparative Analyses of the Modern Systems of Classification of the Flowering Plants
    Cuerrier, A, Brouillet, L, Barabé, D
    1998 Botanical Review (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    11- Selection of areas for protecting rare plants with integration of land use conflicts: A case study for the West Coast of Newfoundland, Canada
    Nantel, P, Bouchard, A, Brouillet, L, Hay, S
    1998 Biological Conservation (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    10- Appearance of asymmetrical leaves of Begonia subvillosa and Begonia fagifolia (Begoniaceae)
    Thibeault, G, Barabe, D, Brouillet, L
    1997 Canadian Journal of Botany (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    9- Biosystématique du complexe de l'Aster novi-belgii (asteraceae : astereae) au Québec
    Labrecque, J, Brouillet, L
    1996 Canadian Journal of Botany (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    8- Analyse structurale et architecture de l'inflorescence des Begoniaceae
    Goulet, I, Barabe, D, Brouillet, L
    1994 Canadian Journal of Botany (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    7- Bessey and Engler: a numerical analysis of their classification of the flowering plants
    Cuerrier, A, Barabe, D, Brouillet, L
    1992 Taxon (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    6- On the interpretation of the asymmetrical leaf of Begonia By D'Arcy Thompson
    Barabé, D, Daigle, S, Brouillet, L
    1992 Acta Biotheoretica (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    5- Numerical taxonomic study of the Begoniaceae using the Mantel test on leaf microcharacters
    Cuerrier, A, Brouillet, L, Barabe, D
    1990 Taxon (Date Added: 2011-04-07)

    4- Chromosome number determinations in Aster section Conyzopsis (Asteraceae)
    Houle, F, Brouillet, L
    1985 Brittonia (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    3- The conservation of rare plants: the biological foundation
    Brouillet, L
    1985 Naturaliste Canadien (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    2- Chromosome numbers in Aster - Heterophylli, Asteraceae-Astereae
    Brouillet, L
    1983 Naturaliste Canadien (Date Added: 2011-04-14)

    1- Lectotypification of Marie-Victorin’s species names described from Quebec
    Calvo, J, Brouillet, L, Hall, G
    Brittonia (Date Added: 2016-11-28)

    In the media

    L’UdeM rend hommage à ses employés

    Montréal célèbre près d’un siècle de recherche en botanique

    Prof Luc Brouillet raconte l'incroyable histoire de @IRBV_Montreal
    (Bouchard, Frédéric) 2018-02-23

    Marie-Victorin, grand bâtisseur de la science canadienne-française

    Félicitations à Luc Brouillet, récipiendaire de la médaille d’excellence Lawson 2016 décernée par l’Association botanique du Canada!
    (Jean Martin) 2016-05-19

    Luc Brouillet et Édeline Gagnon honorés par l'Association Botanique du Canada

    Les archives diffusent des photos inédites du frère Marie-Victorin
    (UdeM Nouvelles) 2015-09-03

    La Flore laurentienne du frère Marie-Victorin a 80 ans
    Tela Botanica 2015-04-02

    Le frère Marie-Victorin : un héritage toujours florissant! - UdeMNouvelles 2015-04-02

    La même forêt 66 millions d'années après (, Zone Nouvelles-) 2014-06-11

    Dossier : Échantillons du passé
    Continuité (Brouillet, Luc) 2014-00-00

    BiodiversityCatalogue - Services - Vascular Plants of Canada (REST)

    Les herbiers et collections entomologiques passent au numérique
    Le Code Chastenay 2013-11-05

    Database Simplifies Finding Canadian Plant Names and Distribution
    ScienceDaily 2013-07-24

    L'herbier Marie-Victorin déménage
    La semaine verte 2012-05-05

    Montréal, ville de biodiversité
    Le Devoir (Lafleur, Claude) 2011-11-19

    L'herbier Marie-Victorin compte aujourd'hui 634 640 spécimens... dont 7000 d'un certain Dansereau
    Le Devoir (Alarie, Marie-Hélène) 2011-10-01

    Vers une meilleure connaissance des spécimens naturels
    Forum (Sauvé, Mathieu-Robert) 2011-03-21

    L'herbier Marie-Victorin relogé
    La Presse (Nicoud, Annabelle) 2011-03-08

    Inauguration du Centre sur la biodiversité de l'Université de Montréal
    Le Lézard (CNW) 2011-03-07

    Inauguration du Centre sur la biodiversité de l'Université de Montréal
    CNW Telbec (CNW) 2011-03-07

    Official opening of the Université de Montréal Biodiversity Centre
    Newswire 2011-03-07

    Herbier Marie-Victorin
    Wikipédia 2011-00-00

    Canada lacks biodiversity data: scientists
    CBC News (PM) 2010-11-17

    Cinq raisons de douter d'un accord international sur le climat (de Malleray, Anne) 2010-06-17