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New Brazilian Floristic List Highlights Conservation Challenges
Although the total number of known species in Brazil is one-third lower than previous estimates, the absolute number of endemic vascular plant species is higher than was previously estimated, and the proportion of endemism is the highest in the Neotropics.
Taxonomic revision of Wissadula (Malvoideae, Malvaceae) in Brazil
A comprehensive taxonomic revision of the genus Wissadula (Malvoideae, Malvaceae) in Brazil is presented, with high species diversity in Paraguay, northern Argentina, eastern Bolivia, and western Brazil.
A taxonomic revision of Passiflora subgenus Decaloba (Passifloraceae) in Brazil
A taxonomic revision of the Brazilian species of Passiflora subgenus Decaloba is presented, and the resurrection of P. longilobis is supported, and new synonymy for P. pohlii is introduced.
Alkanes from foliar epicuticular waxes of Huberia species: Taxonomic implications
A new species of Bertolonia (Melastomataceae) from the Southeastern Brazilian Atlantic Forest
- K. C. Silva-Gonçalves, J. F. Baumgratz, A. F. Nunes-Freitas
- Environmental Science, Biology
- 7 September 2016
Comparisons with similar species, geographic distribution and habitat are presented for the new species, as well as a key to identify all Bertolonia taxa known from the state of Rio de Janeiro.
A taxonomic revision of Pleiochiton (Melastomataceae, Miconieae)
This paper presents a taxonomic revision of the genus Pleiochiton and provides an identification key, distribution maps, descriptions, and illustrations for all species, and describes a new species P. amorimii, endemic to the Atlantic Forest sensu stricto in eastern Brazil.
Unveiling the Enigmatic Pabst and Dungs's Promenaea rollissonii Alliance (Orchidaceae)
- F. F. V. A. Barberena, J. F. Baumgratz, F. D. de Barros
- Environmental ScienceNovon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature
- 24 May 2016
This alliance has been taxonomically reexamined, with study of types and other collections from American and European herbaria, recent fieldwork in previously unexplored areas of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, and observations of plants under cultivation.
Polysporangiate Anthers: Described for the First Time in Melastomataceae
During the preparation of the Melastomataceae account for the Flora of the Pico das Almas, in the state of Bahia, Brazil, anthers of an apparently polysporangiate nature were encountered in two species of Chaetostoma, a phenomenon hitherto unknown in the family as a whole.
Catálogo de plantas e fungos do Brasil - Vol. 1