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International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants
This book is intended to provide a jumping-off point for future generations of plant taxonomists to assess the phytochemical properties ofruits and vegetables in the context of E.coli.
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.
A community‐derived classification for extant lycophytes and ferns
A modern, comprehensive classification for lycophytes and ferns, down to the genus level, utilizing a community‐based approach, that uses monophyly as the primary criterion for the recognition of taxa, but also aims to preserve existing taxa and circumscriptions that are both widely accepted and consistent with the understanding of pteridophyte phylogeny.
Phylogenetic relationships among Pteridaceae, including Brazilian species, inferred from rbcL sequences
The cladograms support the most recent classification of Pteridaceae and demonstrate the paraphyly of Cheilanthoideae and the unnaturalness of Ceratopteridoidae, Platyzomatoideae, PteridoideAE, and Taenitidoideae as traditionally defined.
Diversity of ferns and lycophytes in Brazil
This compilation of ferns and lycophytes in Brazil is an update of the one published in 2010 and shows that the richest phytogeographic domain continues to be in the Atlantic Rainforest which also has the largest number of endemic and threatened species.
(046–048) Proposals concerning inadvertent lectotypifications (and neotypifications)
Effects of Forest Fragmentation on Pteridophyte Diversity in a Tropical Rain Forest in Brazil
Results suggest that fragmentation has a negative impact on species richness at the matrix and the edges of forest remnants, and a similar negative matrix end edge effect is reported for diversity of those sites measured by the α Log-series Index.
The Phylogenetic Relationship of Tectaria brauniana and Tectaria nicotianifolia, and the Recognition of Hypoderris (Tectariaceae)
To preserve the monophyly of Tectaria, T. brauniana and T. nicotianifolia are classified in Hypoderris, a genus previously considered monotypic and characterized by creeping rhizomes, two-ranked leaves, and spiny perispores.
Tryonia, a new taenitidoid fern genus segregated from Jamesonia and Eriosorus (Pteridaceae)
It is shown that several species traditionally treated in Eriosorus are in fact more closely related to other taenitidoid fern genera (namely Austrogramme, Pterozonium, Syngramma, and Taenitis) than they are to the large Jamesonia sensu lato clade.
Taxonomy based on science is necessary for global conservation
Author(s): Thomson, Scott A; Pyle, Richard L; Ahyong, Shane T; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel; Ammirati, Joe; Araya, Juan Francisco; Ascher, John S; Audisio, Tracy Lynn; Azevedo-Santos, Valter M; Bailly,…