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What matters when prioritizing a medicinal plant? A study of local criteria for their differential use

Carina Silva Santos, Fernanda Novais Barros, Marcelo de Paula, Juliana Rando, Viviany Teixeira do Nascimento and Patrícia Muniz de Medeiros



How to analyze germination of species with empty seeds using contemporary statistical methods?

Denise Garcia de Santana, Fábio Janoni Carvalho and Peter Toorop



Seasonal variation in gas exchange by plants of Erythroxylum simonis Plowman

João Everthon da Silva Ribeiro, Ana Jéssica Soares Barbosa, Sérgio de Faria Lopes, Walter Esfrain Pereira and Manoel Bandeira de Albuquerque



Growing Periandra mediterranea on post-mining substrate: native Fabaceae with potential for revegetation of degraded rupestrian grasslands in Brazil

Maurilio Assis Figueiredo, Adriana Pedrosa Diniz, Adriana Trópia de Abreu, Maria Cristina Teixeira Braga Messias and Alessandra Rodrigues Kozovits



Three new species of Marsdenia (Apocynaceae) from Brazil

Fabio da Silva do Espírito Santo, Amanda Pricilla Batista Santos, Patrícia Luz Ribeiro and Alessandro Rapini



Nutritious tissue in petals of Annonaceae and its function in pollination by scarab beetles

Gerhard Gottsberger and Antonio Carlos Webber



Evidence of genetic differentiation and karyotype evolution of the sedges Cyperus ligularis L. and C. odoratus L. (Cyperaceae)

Geyner Alves dos Santos Cruz, Santelmo Vasconcelos, Diego Sotero de Barros Pinangé, Rodrigo Cesar Gonçalves-Oliveira, Marccus Vinícius Alves, Rodrigo Augusto Torres and Ana Maria Benko-Iseppon



Singerocomus atlanticus sp. nov., and a first record of Singerocomus rubriflavus (Boletaceae, Boletales) for Brazil

Altielys Casale Magnago, Terry Henkel, Maria Alice Neves and Rosa Mara Borges da Silveira



Temporal changes in species composition, diversity, and woody vegetation structure of savannas in the Cerrado-Amazon transition zone

Leonardo Maracahipes-Santos, Josias Oliveira dos Santos, Simone Matias Reis and Eddie Lenza



Temperature and light requirements for germination of species of Velloziaceae from different Brazilian rocky outcrops

Elisa Monteze Bicalho, Letícia A. Soares-da-Mota and Queila Souza Garcia



Vegetation structure, carbon sequestration potential and species conservation in four agroforestry systems in Cameroon (Tropical Africa)

Valery Noiha Noumi, Victor Awe Djongmo, Boris Nyeck, Roger Bruno Tabue Mbobda and Louis Zapfack



Vitality of lichens under different light climates in an Araucaria forest (Pró-Mata RS, South Brazil) as determined by chlorophyll fluorescence

Rüdiger Hampp, Nelsa Cardoso, Mariana Fleig and Werner Grüninger



Bryophyte richness of soil islands on rocky outcrops is not driven by island size or habitat heterogeneity

Joan Bruno Silva, Julia Caram Sfair, Nivea Dias dos Santos and Kátia Cavalcanti Pôrto



Can the reproductive system of a rare and narrowly endemic plant species explain its high genetic diversity?

Daniele M. Rodrigues, Caroline Turchetto, Sidia M. Callegari-Jacques and Loreta B. Freitas



Nutrient cycling between soil and leaf litter in the Cerrado (Brazilian savanna) on eutrophic and dystrophic Neosols

Vinícius Nunes Alves, José Luiz Rodrigues Torres, Regina Maria Quintão Lana and Marcelo Henrique Ongaro Pinheiro



Changes of wood anatomical characters of selected species of Araucaria during artificial charring: implications for palaeontology

Isa Carla Osterkamp, Daniela Müller de Lara, Thaís Alves Pereira Gonçalves, Marjorie Kauffmann, Eduardo Périco, Simone Stülp, Neli Teresinha Galarce Machado, Dieter Uhl, André Jasper



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