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Project summary:

This is project is mainly about the taxonomic treatment of the tribe Cynodonteae species found in Central Africa. The objective is to provide a comprehensive and updated description of this species, study their relationship and consequently boost the project on Flora of Central Africa.

Cost: $


Oulo Millicent Akinyi

Highest degree:

Master's degree

Year obtained:


Applicant Status:

Current student


Flowering plants

Wuhan Botanical Garden

Relevant publications (minimum 1, maximum 4):

Vincent Okelo Wanga, Xiang Dong, Millicent Akinyi Oulo, Jacinta Ndunge Munyao, Elijah Mbandi Mkala, Paul Kirika, Robert Wahiti Gituru & Guang-Wan Hu (2020) The complete chloroplast genome sequence of Xerophyta spekei (Velloziaceae), Mitochondrial DNA Part B, 5:1, 100-101, DOI: 10.1080/23802359.2019.1698365

Referee 1:

Prof. Hu Guangwan

Referee 2:

Dr. Marc Sosef

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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