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Bromeliaceae diversity and conservation in Minas Gerais state, Brazil
Field work and data from herbaria collections (2686 records) representing 283 taxa (265 species and 18 infraspecific taxa) of Bromeliaceae occurring at Minas Gerais state, southeastern Brazil, wereExpand
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Molecular phylogenetics of the Brazilian giant bromeliads (Alcantarea, Bromeliaceae): implications for morphological evolution and biogeography.
The genus Alcantarea comprises near 30 species endemic to rocky outcrops from eastern Brazil. Most species are ornamental and several are threatened due to habitat loss and over collection. In thisExpand
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Alcantarea (Bromeliaceae) leaf anatomical characterization and its systematic implications
Alcantarea (Bromeliaceae) has 26 species that are endemic to eastern Brazil, occurring mainly on gneiss–granitic rock outcrops (‘inselbergs’). Alcantarea has great ornamental potential and severalExpand
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CHECKLIST OF BROMELIACEAE OF MINAS GERAIS ,B RAZIL, WITH NOTES ON TAXONOMY AND ENDEMISM
Bromeliaceae diversity in Minas Gerais state, Brazil, is discussed, and a checklist is provided of the 27 genera, 265 species, and 18 infraspecific taxa found there. The total number of bromeliadExpand
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Checklist and one new species of Bromeliaceae from Pico do Itambé, Minas Gerais, Brazil
A checklist of the 11 genera and 16 species of Bromeliaceae from the Parque Estadual do Pico do Itambe in Santo Antonio do Itambe and Serra Azul de Minas, Minas Gerais, south-eastern Brazil, isExpand
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Extension of the Cryptanthus range in Northeastern Brazil with new findings in the phenotypic variation including changes in the trichome’s distribution, thus enhancing the understanding of the
In this paper we describe the first occurrences of the genus Cryptanthus in the state of Rio Grande do Norte (RN), establishing a new northern distribution limit for the genus. Additionally, weExpand
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Transferability of 10 nuclear microsatellite primers to Vriesea minarum (Bromeliaceae), a narrowly endemic and threatened species from Brazil
Vriesea minarum is an endemic rupiculous bromeliad species, with naturally fragmented populations, restricted to the Iron Quadrangle, in Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is a threatened species, which isExpand
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Brazilian plants urgently needing conservation: the case of Vriesea minarum (Bromeliaceae)
Difficulties in identifying Vriesea minarum as well as a conflict of interest among mining companies and local conservationists are pushing this species towards extinction. Vriesea minarum wasExpand
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Lapanthus (Bromeliaceae, Bromelioideae): A New Genus from the Southern Espinhaço Range, Brazil
Abstract In this paper we describe a new genus of Bromeliaceae, Lapanthus, restricted to the southern portion of the Espinhaço Range, Minas Gerais State, in southeastern Brazil. Two newExpand
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