Heveakore Maraia


Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Branišovská 1760, CZ-370 05 České Budějovice, Czech Republic

Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Sciences, Branišovská 31, CZ-370 05 České Budějovice, Czech Republic

Research Interests

  • Plant Functional Traits
  • Plant Systematics
  • Community Ecology
  • Behavioural Ecology

PhD thesis title

  • Leaf traits and their impact on herbivore communities along the vertical gradient


  • Maraia, H., Orsak, L., Weiblen, G. Novotny, V., & Okpul, T. (2019) Niche partitioning in three sympatric Ixora L. species at Wanang Conservation Area, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, In Preparation
  • Maraia, H., Orsak, L., O. Gideon & Okpul, T. (2019) An update on the distribution and morphology of Ixora amplexifolia in Papua New Guinea. Phytotaxa, In Press
  • Maraia, H., (2017) Investigating aspects of niche partitioning in Ixora L. (Rubiaceae) and its spatial and genetic diversity in Papuasia (MSc. Thesis). Papua New Guinea University of Technology, PNG
Kore working on enclosure experiment in Papua New Guinea