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1. Special issue on intraspecific variation in plant functional traits.

This special issue contains 16 papers on focusing on the evolutionary and ecological aspects of intraspecific variation in plant functional traits.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Journal issue : Annals of Botany 2021 Vol.127 No.4 pp.i-iii; 397-576

3. Seed-bearing plants.

This chapter contains questions about the classification, evolution and characteristics of seed-bearing plants (angiosperms and gymnosperms). The questions are divided into three levels: foundation, intermediate and advanced.

Author(s) : Rees, P. A.

Book chapter : Key questions in biodiversity: a study and revision guide 2021 pp.66-86

4. Valuing plant genetic resources in genebanks: past, present and future.

Author(s) : Smale, M.; Jamora, N.; Guarino, L.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Plant genetic resources: a review of current research and future needs 2021 pp.35-53 ref.many

5. Key steps in conservation and use of plant genetic resources: an overview.

Author(s) : Maxted, N.; Brehm, J. M.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Plant genetic resources: a review of current research and future needs 2021 pp.103-137 ref.many

6. Techniques and key issues in collecting crop wild relatives.

Author(s) : Way, M.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Plant genetic resources: a review of current research and future needs 2021 pp.155-184 ref.many

7. New technologies to improve the ex situ conservation of plant genetic resources.

Author(s) : Hay, F. R.; Sershen

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Plant genetic resources: a review of current research and future needs 2021 pp.185-216 ref.many

8. Community-based conservation of crop genetic resources.

Author(s) : Haan, S. de

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Plant genetic resources: a review of current research and future needs 2021 pp.229-249 ref.many

9. Gardens around the world, 2013-2019.

This chapter gives a selected appraisal of garden tourism around the world in terms of garden numbers, number of visitors, and growth. It updates numbers and development of garden tourism and contains a brief appraisal of how garden tourism has grown, or not grown, in the prior five years.

Author(s) : Benfield, R. W.

Book chapter : New directions in garden tourism 2021 pp.16-32

10. Redefining the logarithmic spiral trenching to understand root structure and distribution of trees.

Author(s) : Ramanan, S. S.; Kunhamu, T. K.

Publisher : Indian Forester, Dehradun, India

Journal article : Indian Forester 2021 Vol.147 No.2 pp.202-204 ref.24

11. Serotiny and the evolution of seed cone size in Cupressaceae conifers.

Premise of research. Serotiny is a specialized dispersal mechanism in which seeds are retained on the parent plant and released following a disturbance event. This strategy has evolved repeatedly in plants inhabiting fire-prone regions and typically requires adaptations for the protection and...

Author(s) : Swarup, K.; Contreras, D.; Leslie, A. B.

Publisher : University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA

Journal article : International Journal of Plant Sciences 2021 Vol.182 No.1 pp.9-18

12. Assessing the long-term ecological sustainability of dambo cultivation in southern Africa: ten-year case studies from Zambia and Malawi.

Internationally, evidence-based assessments of the sustainability of cultivation in seasonal wetlands are lacking despite such areas, including dambos in southern Africa, providing key areas for cultivation. The Striking a Balance project, which supported multiple use, including cultivation, of...

Author(s) : Kotze, D. C.; Wood, A. P.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Wetlands 2021 Vol.41 No.2 ref.40

13. 'Clean him up...make him look like he was before': Australian aboriginal management of wetlands with implications for conservation, restoration and multiple evidence base negotiations.

Historical and contemporary Indigenous wetland management influences wetland ecological character and conservation in ways not well recognised by western science and mainstream natural resource management. For example, the Australian government funds Aboriginal-led management of traditional lands,...

Author(s) : Pyke, M. L.; Close, P. G.; Dobbs, R. J.; Toussaint, S.; Smith, B.; Cox, Z.; Cox, D.; George, K.; McCarthy, P.; Angus, B., Jr.; Riley, E.; Clifton, J.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Wetlands 2021 Vol.41 No.2 ref.many

14. Superseding the type of Mendoncia (Acanthaceae) with a species from eastern Brazil.

The identity of the type of the genus Mendoncia is clarified and the existing type superseded. A Brazilian species, M. velloziana, is chosen in favour of M. aspera, described from Peru. This became necessary because Vandelli only had access to eastern Brazilian material from the region of Rio de...

Author(s) : Silva, F. A. da; Taylor, N. P.; Zappi, D. C.

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Taxon 2021 Vol.70 No.4 pp.875-879

15. The identity of Utricularia trinervia (Lentibulariaceae): taxonomic re-establishment and unpublished descriptions of trap morphology.

Previous morphometric and molecular studies indicate that Utricularia amethystina is a species complex distributed in the warmer zones of the Neotropical region. It includes 31 names accepted as synonyms, mainly based on morphological characteristics of bracts and bracteoles, traps and capsule...

Author(s) : Guedes, F. M.; Coan, A. I.; Araújo, G. B.; Alves, M.

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Taxon 2021 Vol.70 No.4 pp.854-865

16. New taxonomic circumscription to Chamaecrista ser. Setosae (H.S. Irwin & Barneby) H.S. Irwin & Barneby (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae).

This work presents a new circumscription and a taxonomic treatment for Chamaecrista ser. Setosae that resulted from previous phylogenetic studies and the analysis of ca. 350 collections, including typus, as well as the observation of populations in field. Nine species were recognized for the...

Author(s) : Oliveira, J. A. de; Mendes, T. P.; Souza, A. O. de; Silva, M. J. da

Publisher : Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand

Journal article : Phytotaxa 2021 Vol.490 No.2 pp.118-158 ref.23

17. Acianthera bilobulata (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae), a new species from Southwestern Ecuador.

Acianthera bilobulata is described and illustrated as new species. Information concerning distribution, habitat, phenology, and conservation status are provided. The new taxon is compared with the most similar species A. pubescens, from which it differs by its elliptic-lanceolate leaves,...

Author(s) : Romero, B. J. Z.; Solano, R.

Publisher : Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand

Journal article : Phytotaxa 2021 Vol.490 No.2 pp.159-171 ref.45

18. Taxonomic reinstatement of Garcinia conicarpa Wight (Clusiaceae).

Based on the literature survey, examintion of types, and the rules of ICN, we recognize Garcinia conicarpa as the legitimate name and the species status is reinstated. The taxon has distinctive morphological characters to be treated as a species rather than a variety of Garcinia gummi-gutta....

Author(s) : Shameer, P. S.; Thyagarajan Sabu; Mohanan, N. N.

Publisher : Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand

Journal article : Phytotaxa 2021 Vol.490 No.2 pp.191-196 ref.21

19. Justicia volkeri, a new name for Justicia fittonioides Lindau (Acanthaceae).

Justicia Linnaeus (1753: 15) is the largest genus in the family Acanthaceae with about 700 species mainly distributed in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world (Mabberley 2017). After a through scrutiny of literature and type specimens, it was found that the name of a Brazilian endemic...

Author(s) : Deshmukh, U. B.; Gunadayalan Gnanasekaran

Publisher : Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand

Journal article : Phytotaxa 2021 Vol.490 No.2 pp.220-220 ref.5

20. Nomenclatural notes on species of Cleistes (Orchidaceae: Vanilloideae) described by João Barbosa Rodrigues.

During our taxonomic study of Cleistes, we noticed that some species names published (under the genus name Pogonia) by the Brazilian botanist João Barbosa Rodrigues needed revision. In our search for type specimens, we found the holotypes of Pogonia aphylla and P. paranaensis in the herbarium of...

Author(s) : Pansarin, E. R.; Barros, F. de; Koch, A. K.

Publisher : Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand

Journal article : Phytotaxa 2021 Vol.496 No.2 pp.179-188 ref.27

21. Novelties in Croton (Euphorbiaceae) from southern South America.

During a taxonomic revision of the genus Croton from the Pampas grasslands, some necessary taxonomic adjustments were identified and are here presented. The study was based on new collections, field work and analyses of protologues and type specimens. We treat C. allemii as a synonym of C....

Author(s) : Valduga, E.; Molz, M.; Cordeiro, I.; Iganci, J.

Publisher : Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand

Journal article : Phytotaxa 2021 Vol.496 No.2 pp.189-194 ref.36

22. Notes on the nomenclatural types of Notoceras bicorne (Cruciferae) and its heterotypic synonyms.

The names Erysimum bicorne (basionym of Notoceras bicorne), Notoceras hispanicum, and Diceratium prostratum are discussed. A specimen preserved at BM and collected by Francis Masson in 1778 in Canary Islands (Spain) was indicated as the type of N. bicorne. This specimen at BM is the only original...

Author(s) : Ferrer-Gallego, P. P.; Laguna, E.

Publisher : Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand

Journal article : Phytotaxa 2021 Vol.496 No.2 pp.195-200 ref.24

23. Paepalanthus mellosilvae (Eriocaulaceae), a new species from the Mantiqueira range in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Paepalanthus mellosilvae is here described and illustrated as a new species of Eriocaulaceae from the Atlantic Forest domain in Minas Gerais state, Brazil. The new species is known from a single locality in the Mantiqueira Range, growing along trails through cloud forests. According to the IUCN...

Author(s) : Trovó, M.

Publisher : Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand

Journal article : Phytotaxa 2021 Vol.500 No.3 pp.248-252 ref.24

24. The importance of protected areas and indigenous lands in securing ecosystem services and biodiversity in the Cerrado.

Assessing conservation areas' effectiveness in safeguarding ecosystem services (ES) and biodiversity is mandatory in a world under intense human pressure. We evaluate the effectiveness of protected areas (PA) and Indigenous lands (IL) to represent five ES and threatened species in the Brazilian...

Author(s) : Resende, F. M.; Cimon-Morin, J.; Poulin, M.; Meyer, L.; Joner, D. C.; Loyola, R.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecosystem Services 2021 Vol.49

25. Redefining Rhynchospora section Tenues (Cyperaceae), a phylogenetic approach.

Rhynchospora is one of the most species-rich genera of Cyperaceae, comprising c. 400 species in 28 sections. Rhyncospora section Tenues is one of the largest sections and one of the most problematic. Because it is morphologically similar to sections Laevinuces, Luzuliformes and Spermodontes, the...

Author(s) : Silva Filho, P. J. S.; Thomas, W. W.; Boldrini, I. I.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 2021 Vol.196 No.3 pp.313-328