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Tuesday, July 28th

Tuesday, July 28th, 10:00 am to 11:00 am · Virtual/Virtual
Session TROP1: Contributed Papers: Tropical Biology Contributed Papers
Presiding: Suzanne Koptur, Florida International University; Margaret Devall, U.S. Forest Sevice
TROP1001July 28th 10:00 amVirtual/VirtualInsights into tropical diversity from the world's fastest-growing genus, BegoniaOral PaperHughes, Mark; Kidner, Catherine; Wilson, Hannah; Sreenath, Madhavi; Michel, Thibauld; Campos Dominguez, Lucia; Fan, Cynthia; Moonlight, Peter.speciation
target capture
TROP1002July 28th 10:15 amVirtual/VirtualUnraveling the spiraling radiation: a phylogenomic analysis of Neotropical Costus LOral PaperValderrama, Eugenio; Sass, Chodon; Pinilla-Vargas , Maria; Skinner, David; Landis, Jacob; Guan, Clarice; Almeida, Ana Maria; Grunder, Nikolaus; Specht, Chelsea.Costaceae
Evolutionary radiation
TROP1003July 28th 10:30 amVirtual/VirtualFloral thermogenesis and sexual mimicry in the Ecuadorian ivory palm Phytelephas aequatorialis across primary tropical forests and pasturesOral PaperDI GRUMO , DAVIDE; Montúfar, Rommel; Dangles, Olivier; Pincebourde, Sylvain; Guerrero, Pablo C.; Hernandez, Cristian; Manzano Santana, Patricia Isabel .thermogenetic flowers
insect pollination
Tropical forest
TROP1004July 28th 10:45 amVirtual/VirtualDo grasslands show flowering synchrony? Quantifying the nature and shifts in  mass-flowering on a plateau from the northern Western Ghats, IndiaOral PaperShrotri, Saket; Dhargalkar, Rahul; P V, Najla; GOWDA, VINITA.Comunity Ecology
sky island
flowering phenology
mass flowering
Tuesday, July 28th, 11:00 am to 11:30 am · Virtual/Virtual
Session M05: Meeting: Tropical Biology Business Meeting
Presiding: Margaret Devall, U.S. Forest Sevice
July 28th 11:00 amVirtual/VirtualTropical Biology Business Meeting

Thursday, July 30th

Thursday, July 30th, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm · Virtual/Virtual
Session P: Contributed Posters: Tropical Biology Posters
Presiding: Margaret Devall, U.S. Forest Sevice
PTB001July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualStructure and floristic composition of a forest fragment in the Mindo Andean Cloud Forest, EcuadorPoster: Tropical BiologyValdebenito, Hugo; Miranda, Nelson; Zabala, Damian .Andean Cloud Forest
Floristic composition
PTB002July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualEvaluation of a Delightful Ecological & Energized Module for Global Public Green by Tropical PlantPoster: Tropical BiologyXiong, XiangWen; Wu, Mingzi.Global Public Green
Tropical Plant
ecological multilayer module
energized multilayer module
plant material
PTB003July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualPhenology of tropical montane forests in southern Vietnam: leafing is associated with precipitation but flowering is notPoster: Tropical BiologyNagahama, Ai; Tagane, Shuichiro; Ngoc, Nguyen Van; Binh, Hoang Thi; Suyama, Yoshihisa; Yahara, Tetsukazu.leafing phenology
flowering phenology
fruiting phenology
tropical montane forest
PTB004July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualLarge herbivores regulate the spatial recruitment of a hyperdominant Neotropical palmPoster: Tropical BiologyValverde, Javier; Carvalho, Carolina S.; Jordano, Pedro; Galetti, Mauro.Defaunation
Atlantic forest
Euterpe edulis
plant recruitment
seed predation
PTB005July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualEvaluating Host-Taxon, Environment, and Distance Effects on Leaf Fungal Endophytes in Hawaiian MetrosiderosPoster: Tropical BiologySur, Gary; Zahn, Geoffrey; Stacy, Elizabeth.fungal endophytes
Metrosideros (Myrtaceae)
elevational gradients
horizontal transmission
host specificity
long distance dispersal
PTB006July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualLeaky barriers and lack of boundaries: Understanding species complexes in the genus Hedychium J.KoenigPoster: Tropical BiologyXavier, Aleena; Saryan, Preeti; GOWDA, VINITA.niche analysis
cross compatibility
Species Complex
PTB007July 30th 5:00 pmVirtual/VirtualBlooming where they are planted: A  study of Dracaena in cultivation in an indoor tropical forestPoster: Tropical BiologyNyenya, Ratidzayi.Dracaena

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