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  • David Bertelsen

    Munroa pulchella has been proposed by Amarilla et al. (2013). See the following papers. Amarilla, L.D., J.O. Chiapella, N. Nagahama, and A.M. Antón. 2013. Inclusion of Dasyochloa in the amphitropical genus Munroa (Poaceae, Chloridoideae) based on morphological evidence. Darwiniana nueva seri 1:241-252. Amarilla, L.D., J.O. Chiapella, V. Sosa, N.C. Moreno, and A.M. Antón. 2015. A tale of North and South America: time and mode of dispersal of the amphitropical genus Munroa (Poaceae, Chloridoideae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 179: 110-125.

    About: Dasyochloa pulchella (Kunth) Willd. ex Rydb. synonym(s)   4 weeks ago
  • mpellegrini

    Other data on distribution of Brazilian Tradescantia (and also other Commelinaceae) should be taken from The Brazilian Flora Website http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/jabot/listaBrasil/PrincipalUC/PrincipalUC.do?lingua=en Best regards, Marco Pellegrini

    About: Tradescantia mundula var. scabrida Seub. data   2 years ago
  • mpellegrini

    This and other Tradescantia names need to be updated according to my recenthly published article. It can be found at TAXON http://dx.doi.org/10.12705/641.3 In case you are no able to have access to the paper, don't hesitate to contact me.

    About: Tradescantia mundula var. scabrida Seub. data   2 years ago
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    About: eMonocot DwC (Classification and Terms)   2 years ago
  • Portela-Pereira

    Sorry, but what is "c. « as long" ind the end ofe the description (awn dimension), maybe an error ?

    About: Festuca pseudotrichophylla Patzke description(s)   2 years ago