Related with on-going Doctoral Thesis:
Botany, Taxonomy, Nomenclature, Systematics, Phylogenetics, Phylogeography, Scientific illustration, Conservation biology
Biosystematics of the Genus Andryala L.
The main goal of this thesis is to reconstruct the evolutionary history of the genus Andryala L., with special emphasis on relationships between the Mediterranean Basin and Macaronesian taxa, history of colonization, and adaptive radiation. We intend to clarify morphology, taxonomy, and nomenclatural aspects of Andryala L. taxa in its entire distribution area (Europe, North Africa, Mediterranean region and Macaronesia). Furthermore, we aim to clarify the origin and phylogenetic relationships among Andryala L. taxa along with a phylogeographic reconstruction of speciation and colonization events, using different chloroplast and nuclear markers.
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Official website comming soon! First circular: https://www.facebook.com/FloraMac2018/ or twitter.com/FloraMac2018
We are proud to announce that we have two new doctors in our Group: Zita Ferreira defended successfully her PhD. thesis entitled: “Biosystematics of the genus Andryala L. (Asteraceae)”. Zita Ferreira thesis committee, from left to right: Miguel Sequeira, Carlos Neto, Jorge Capelo, Enrique...
Our Group is co-organizing the XVII Congress of European Mycologists, that will be held in Madeira Island in September 2015. Registration opening soon at www.xviicem.org.
Recently a new species of Andryala was described by our group. The study was published in the journal Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature, entitled "Andryala perezii (Asteraceae), a New Species from the Canary Islands". The comparison of Madeira and Canaries Island plants allowed...
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