Systematics, taxonomy and floristics of Brazilian Rubiaceae: an overview about the current status and future challenges

@inproceedings{Delprete2012SystematicsTA,
  title={Systematics, taxonomy and floristics of Brazilian Rubiaceae: an overview about the current status and future challenges},
  author={Piero G. Delprete and Jomar Gomes Jardim},
  year={2012}
}
The Rubiaceae is the fourth Angiosperm family in number of species in the World and in the Neotropics. Its overwhelming diversity and presence in most biomes, and at most vegetation layers, makes this family one of the most important components of tropical vegetation. During the last two decades, family classification went through several reorganizations, mostly influenced by the advent of molecular phylogenetic studies, and many taxonomic revisions and floristic studies on Brazilian Rubiaceae… Expand

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