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Phylogenetic analysis informed by geological history supports multiple, sequential invasions of the Mediterranean Basin by the angiosperm family Araceae.
Despite the remarkable species richness of the Mediterranean flora and its well-known geological history, few studies have investigated its temporal and spatial origins. Most importantly, theExpand
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Environmental Factors Influencing Coastal Vegetation Pattern: New Insights from the Mediterranean Basin
Coastal dune ecosystems show strongly dynamic interactions between abiotic and biotic factors. The relationship between plant communities and environmental factors has been previously studied inExpand
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Integrazioni alla checklist della flora vascolare italiana
CONTI F., ALESSANDRINI A., BACCHETTA G., BANFI E., BARBERIS G., BARTOLUCCI F., BERNARDO L., BONACQUISTI S., BOUVET D., BOVIO M., BRUSA G., DEL GUACCHIO E., FOGGI B., FRATTINI S., GALASSO G., GALLOExpand
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Vegetazione forestale e serie di vegetazione della Sardegna (con rappresentazione cartografica alla scala 1:350.000)
This monograph includes a comprehensive synthesis of the forest vegetation of Sardinia, with a physiographic, bioclimatic and biogeographic characterization of the investigated territories. Our workExpand
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Hotspots within hotspots: Endemic plant richness, environmental drivers, and implications for conservation
Detecting smaller hotspots within larger hotspots could be an essential tool to focus conservation efforts. In this study, we identified hotspots at two scales of analysis within the MediterraneanExpand
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The vegetation of mining dumps in SW-Sardinia
The vegetation of mining dumps of SW-Sardinia includes several endemic or rare species, that have been confined to such artificial habitats by a millennial mining activity. The extreme edaphicExpand
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Taxonomic revision of the Dianthus sylvestris group (Caryophyllaceae) in central–southern Italy, Sicily and Sardinia
A taxonomic revision of the populations belonging to the Dianthus sylvestris Wulfen group (Caryophyllaceae) occurring in central and southern Italy, Sardinia and Sicily has been made. This group isExpand
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Potential use in phytoremediation of three plant species growing on contaminated mine-tailing soils in Sardinia
We have analyzed the relationship between total Zn, Pb and Cu concentrations in the soil and the capacity of three plant species to accumulate these elements in their leaves. The study was carriedExpand
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A checklist of the exclusive vascular flora of Sardinia with priority rankings for conservation
Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and its isolation and high geological diversity have created a wide range of habitats with high levels of endemism, especially on itsExpand
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RUTA LAMARMORAE (RUTACEAE) , A NEW SPECIES FROM SARDINIA
A new species from Sardinia occurring on the Gennargentu massif, Ruta lamarmorae (Rutaceae) , is described and illustrated. Its relationships with R. corsica , a species widespread in the CorsicanExpand
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