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Edaphic Endemism in the Amazon: Vascular Plants of the canga of Carajás, Brazil
Amazonia is one of the most diverse biomes worldwide, and, as well as luxuriant forest, it includes mountain areas which, despite their small surface area, display fascinating endemism. In theseExpand
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Spatial analyses of the phylogenetic diversity of Minaria (Apocynaceae): assessing priority areas for conservation in the Espinhaço Range, Brazil
The protection of areas that shelter high evolutionary diversity represented by geographically and phylogenetically isolated lineages is becoming an important conservation strategy. Nevertheless, theExpand
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Using multiple analytical methods to improve phylogenetic hypotheses in Minaria (Apocynaceae).
Metastelmatinae is a neotropical subtribe of Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae), comprising 13 genera and around 260 species whose phylogenetic relationships are often unresolved or incongruent betweenExpand
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Phylogenetics and Biogeography of the Genus Metastelma (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae-Asclepiadeae: Metastelmatinae)
Abstract Analyses of cpDNA using maximum parsimony, maximum likelihood and Bayesian inference reveal that Metastelma is polyphyletic in its present circumscription. Two species are transferred toExpand
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An illustration and a complete description of Hemipogon abietoides E. Fourn. are provided. Until recently this species was known only from the type, collected in 1825 by Riedel, during the first partExpand
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Monsanima tinguaensis (Apocynaceae), an enigmatic new species from Atlantic rainforest
A new species of Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae) with enigmatic taxonomic position was found in the Atlantic rainforest of Rio de Janeiro State, southeastern Brazil. To ascertain its affinities withinExpand
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Flora of Bahia: Zygophyllaceae
This account of the Zygophyllaceae is a further contribution to the ongoing Flora of Bahia project. Kallstroemia tribuloides and Tribulus terrestris are recognized for the state of Bahia, Brazil. AExpand