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Project summary:

This project will produce a revision, phylogenetic analysis, and character reconstruction of traits in a clade of approximately 25 species of Myrcia (Myrtaceae). Myrcia is a large Neotropical genus of c. 800 species and plays an important part in the ecology and biodiversity of the arboreal flora of South America.

Cost: $


Mariana de Andrade Wagner

Highest degree:

Masters in the Biology of Fungi Algae and Plants

Year obtained:


Applicant Status:

Current student


Flowering plants

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Relevant publications (minimum 1, maximum 4):

Wagner, M. A. & Fiaschi, P. 2020 Myrtaceae from the Atlantic forest subtropical highlands of São Joaquim National Park (Santa Catarina, Brazil). Rodriguésia, 71: e04032017. 2020.

Referee 1:

Matheus Fortes dos Santos

Referee 2:

Eve Lucas

Scoring Rubric

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Scientific merit


1.  Contribution to novel methods for research in systematics and taxonomy and/or
     Building taxonomic capacity in developing countries

2.  Contribution to the generation of novel systematic data

3.  Quality and significance of questions being addressed

4.  Adequacy of methods for testing hypotheses (data collection/analysis/use of different tools)

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IAPT community building


5.  Student's potential for professional success

6.  Perceived need; extent to which the project will benefit from IAPT funding

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Broader Impacts


7.  The research will yield durable benefits (revisions, databases, websites)

8.  Potential of the proposed project to generate an impactful publication

9.  The proposed research involves outreach/mentoring and broad dissemination

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