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Growing knowledge: an overview of Seed Plant diversity in Brazil
An updated inventory of Brazilian seed plants is presented and offers important insights into the country's biodiversity. This work started in 2010, with the publication of the Plants and FungiExpand
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A new subfamily classification of the leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny
The classification of the legume family proposed here addresses the long-known non-monophyly of the traditionally recognised subfamily Caesalpinioideae, by recognising six robustly supportedExpand
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Herbarium collection of the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden (RB), Brazil
Abstract Background This paper provides a quantitative and general description of the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden herbarium (RB) dataset. Created over a century ago, the RB currently comprisesExpand
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Caesalpinioideae (leguminosae) lenhosas na Estação Ambiental de Volta Grande, Minas Gerais, Brasil
This work presents the floristic survey of woody Caesalpinioideae taxa in the "Cerrado" and Semideciduous Forest vegetation, at the Estacao Ambiental de Volta Grande. The area of study is located inExpand
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Enhancement of conservation knowledge through increased access to botanical information
Abstract Herbarium specimens are increasingly recognized as an important resource for conservation science and virtual herbaria are making specimens freely available to a wider range of users thanExpand
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The Diversity of Machaerium (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae) in the Atlantic Forest: Three New Species, Nomenclatural Updates, and a Revised Key
Abstract Machaerium is a predominantly Neotropical genus with around 130 species of trees, shrubs, and lianas occurring from southern Mexico to northern Argentina. In Brazil there are about 80Expand
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Atraves do Programa Reflora, o governo brasileiro deu inicio, em 2010, ao repatriamento de especimes coletados no territorio brasileiro, a partir do seculo 18, e depositados em herbarios europeus. OExpand
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A crowdsourcing approach to the design of Virtual Research Environments
This article describes the technological aspects related to the ongoing work on the List of Species of the Brazilian Flora, which is a recent example of success in building a knowledge database collaboratively. Expand
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