Journal articleNeotropical forests are home to exceptional biodiversity, especially along the eastern coast of tropical and subtropical South America. In the Atlantic Forest, the subtropical Araucaria Forest harbours both tropical and temperate plant lineages. Is the presence of Araucaria angustifolia the only attribute characterizing the south-eastern South American Araucaria Forest, or...
Dornelles, Mariane Paludette ; Heiden, Gustavo ; Nic Lughadha, Eimear ; Iganci, João
A novel phylogenetic infrageneric classification of Baccharis (Asteraceae: Astereae), a highly diversified American genusWe present the hitherto most comprehensive phylogenetic hypothesis for Baccharis. Our results confirm that subtribe Baccharidinae is a monogeneric group and support a broad circumscription of Baccharis as monophyletic with the inclusion of all genera that have been previously segregated from it (Baccharidastrum, Baccharidiopsis, Heterothalamulopsis, Heterothalamus, Lanugothamnus). We provide comprehensive...
Heiden, Gustavo ; Antonelli, Alexandre ; Pirani, José Rubens