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Mara Galvão Magenta

Professor Mara is an expert in Heliantheae (Asteraceae) currently involved in a project financed by FAPESP (Foundation for Research of the State of São Paulo) that seeks the phylogeny of species of South American Viguiera Kunth (now in Aldama La Llave), based on morphological and molecular data and evolution of sesquiterpene lactones. She also conducts research on ecology in areas of Atlantic Forest.

Contributor Type: Other Scientist
Institution: Universidade Santa Cecilia
Groups of Interest: Heliantheae
Subject Areas of Interest: Biogeography, Ecology, Phylogenetics, Taxonomy
Geographic Areas of Interest: South America
Contributor ID: 5363

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