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Review of the Vellozo’s Leguminosae in Florae Fluminensis from Cunha
(São Paulo, Brazil)

Project summary:

This project aims to review the names of Leguminosae, described or cited by Conceição-Vellozo in
Florae Fluminensis likely from the municipality of Cunha-SP. This project, includes a fieldwork in
order to provide a reference collection, mainly with specimens of Leguminosae, from the adjacent
region of the Royal road in Cunha, where were likely the historic sites visited by Conceição-Vellozo.

Cost: $


Helen Fernandes de Menezes

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Current student


Flowering plants

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Relevant publications (minimum 1, maximum 4):

MENEZES, H. F. & ESSI, L. 2016. Leguminosas Campestres do Morro Pedra do Lagarto, Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. Balduínia, n.55, p.23-31.

Referee 1:

José Floriano Barêa Pastore

Referee 2:

Marcelo Trovó Lopes de Oliveira

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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