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Completing the global inventory of plants – species discovery and diversity

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To complete an online world Flora by 2020 rapid progress is required towards understanding the taxonomy and distributions of the world’s plants. This ambitious target set by the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation is hampered by two facts; first, many species of seed plant remain poorly known and second, the process of improving taxonomy and discovering species is not well understood. Here I investigate in detail the taxonomy and process of species discovery in a genus of tropical plant...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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