Survey of orchidaceae from the State of Sergipe, Brazil

  title={Survey of orchidaceae from the State of Sergipe, Brazil},
  author={Silvana Helena Nascimento Monteiro and Tamires Carregosa and Luiz Aquino Silva Santos and Jos{\'e} E. Nascimento J{\'u}nior and Ana Paula N Prata},
The state of Sergipe, located in the Northeast Region of Brazil, covers an area of 21,994 km2 and is the smallest state in the country. The vegetation of this region is predominantly caatinga, but there are also mangroves, dunes, restinga, fragments of original Atlantic Forest (which are intermingled with pastures, secondary growth, and agricultural land) and cerrado. During intensive fieldwork in Sergipe, we observed various Orchidaceae species that had not been recorded for the state, which… CONTINUE READING

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