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Phylogeny, revision and biogeographical study of Phyllanthus sect. Choretropsis Müll. Arg. (Phyllanthaceae)

Project summary:

Project that aims to complement the available taxonomic data for Phyllanthus sect. Choretropsis, a group of rare and endemic plants from the rupestrian and rocky fields of Brazil, carrying out a review, phylogeny and biogeographic study of nine species already known and others that are currently being described.

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Priscila Orlandini

Highest degree:

PhD in Plant Biology at State University of Campinas - UNICAMP – in progress (2017-2021) - defense expected to April 2021.

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Current student


Flowering plants

State University Of Campinas - UNICAMP

Relevant publications (minimum 1, maximum 4):

Orlandini, P.; BFG – The Brazil Flora Group. 2018. Brazilian Flora 2020: Innovation and collaboration to meet Target 1 of the Global Stategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC). Rodriguesia, 69, p. 1513-1527.

Souza, V.C.; Lima, A.G.; Toledo, C.A.P.; Muniz, D.; Colleta, G.D.; Kuntz-Galvão, J.; Valdemarin, K.S.; Rodrigues, M.C.; Orlandini, P.; Coelho, R.G.; Flores, T.B. 2017. O herbário ESA e seus trabalhos de ensino e extensão. Unisanta Bioscience, 6, p. 14-20.

Orlandini, P.; Lima, L.R. 2014. Sinopse do gênero Manihot Mill. (Euphorbiaceae) no Estado de São Paulo, Brasil. Hoehnea, 41, p. 51-60.

Orlandini, P.; Bonato, A.; Figueiredo, R.A. 2013. Ação de Educação Ambiental: os hábitos acerca da reciclagem da população de Araras – SP. Educação Ambiental em Ação, 8, p. 1-15.

Referee 1:

Inês Cordeiro

Referee 2:

Vinicius Castro Souza

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     Building taxonomic capacity in developing countries

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