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Forest clearance and regrowth in northern Ethiopia during the last 3000 years
Pollen and charcoal analysis of sediment cores from two lakes in the highlands of northern Ethiopia provide evidence that the vegetation has changed in response to human impact during the last 3000…
Vegetation response to rainfall variation and human impact in central Kenya during the past 1100 years
Pollen data from a 625 cm sediment core from Crescent Island Crater, a subbasin of Lake Naivasha, Kenya, provide an 1100-year record of vegetation change at a mean time resolution of 15 years.…
Unraveling relationships in the morphologically diverse and taxonomically challenging “justicioid” lineage (Acanthaceae: Justicieae)
Important Plant Areas: revised selection criteria for a global approach to plant conservation
- I. Darbyshire, S. Anderson, Elizabeth A. Radford
- Environmental ScienceBiodiversity and Conservation
- 29 March 2017
The IPA rationale and progress on IPA identification to date is reviewed, including the perceived limitations of the process and how these may be overcome, and a revised set of criteria for use globally is presented.
New Guinea has the world’s richest island flora
A catalogue of the vascular flora of New Guinea indicates that this island is the most floristically diverse in the world, and that 68% of the species identified are endemic to New Guinea.
The genus Isoglossa (Acanthaceae) in west Africa
The genus Isoglossa Oerst (Acanthaceae) is revised in west Africa, with particular emphasis upon the Cameroon Highlands, and gregarious mass-flowering is reported in I. dispersa.
Taxonomic notes and novelties in the genus Isoglossa (Acanthaceae) from east Africa
- I. Darbyshire
- BiologyKew Bulletin
- 18 October 2009
Variation in pollen type within the African Isoglossa is summarised and its implications for generic circumscription are considered, with reference to other occurrences of this phenomenon in the Acanthaceae.
Phylogenetic relationships among species of Barleria (Acanthaceae, Lamiales): Molecular data reveal complex patterns of morphological evolution and support a revised classification
Ledermanniella lunda sp. nov. (Podostemaceae) of Lunda Norte, Angola
SummaryLedermanniella lunda Cheek sp. nov. is described and illustrated from Lunda Norte Province of Angola. Threatened by diamond mining and a hydro-electric dam, it is here assessed as Critically…