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Phylogenomics and a posteriori data partitioning resolve the Cretaceous angiosperm radiation Malpighiales
The angiosperm order Malpighiales includes ∼16,000 species and constitutes up to 40% of the understory tree diversity in tropical rain forests. Despite remarkable progress in angiosperm systematicsExpand
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A hot-point within a hot-spot: a high diversity site in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest
The Brazilian Atlantic Forest is considered one of the world’s most important sites for biodiversity conservation, and within this biome there are regions with differing levels of species richness,Expand
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Angiospermas em remanescentes de floresta montana no sul da Bahia, Brasil
A floristic study of three areas of montane Atlantic forest in southern Bahia, Brazil, was carried out. From 2004 to 2008 regular botanical collections were made, principally along trails in theExpand
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Amazon plant diversity revealed by a taxonomically verified species list
Significance Large floristic datasets that purportedly represent the diversity and composition of the Amazon tree flora are being widely used to draw conclusions about the patterns and evolution ofExpand
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Contribution of agroforests to landscape carbon storage
While many studies have measured the carbon (C) stocks of traditional agroforests at the plot level, their contribution to overall landscape C storage has rarely been quantified. Here we demonstrateExpand
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A comprehensive checklist of vascular epiphytes of the Atlantic Forest reveals outstanding endemic rates
Abstract Knowledge of the geographic distribution of plants is essential to underpin the understanding of global biodiversity patterns. Vascular epiphytes are important components of diversity andExpand
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Epiphytic angiosperms in a mountain forest in southern Bahia, Brazil
The Atlantic Forest in southern Bahia State, Brazil, has high levels of diversity and vascular plant endemism. There have been few floristic surveys of the mountain forests there, however, especiallyExpand
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Widespread ancient whole-genome duplications in Malpighiales coincide with Eocene global climatic upheaval.
Whole-genome duplications (WGDs) are widespread and prevalent in vascular plants and frequently coincide with major episodes of global and climatic upheaval, including the mass extinction at theExpand
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Five new species of Heteropterys (Malpighiaceae) from Central and South America
Five-new taxa ofHeteropterys H. B. K. subsect.Aptychia Nied. are described, illustrated, and mapped:H. andina from Peru;H. minutiflora from Costa Rica; andH. bullata, H. capixaba, andH. oberdanii,Expand
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Physeterostemon (Melastomataceae) : a new genus and two new species from the Bahian Atlantic Forest, Brazil
A new genus, Physeterostemon, with two new species, P. fiaschii and P. jardimii, is described from southern Bahian Atlantic forest of Brazil. The genus can be distinguished from all otherExpand
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