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  ·  Address of the BSA President-Elect - Cynthia Jones
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  ·  Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe Interactions

Symposium Presentation

  ·  Angiosperms353: A new essential tool for plant systematics
  ·  Biodiversity Research Collecting Is More Important Than Ever—Ushering in a Collecting Renaissance
  ·  From Genes to Distributions: physiological ecology as an integrator of polyploid biology
  ·  Insights into the diversity of plant sex chromosomes
  ·  Plant epigenetics: phenotypic and functional diversity beyond the DNA sequence

Colloquium Presentations

  ·  Biodiversity synthesis: Linking large phylogenies with species traits and ecologies.
  ·  Characteristics of nectar, nectaries, and nectar spurs
  ·  Enriching basic and applied botany through multi-stakeholder collaborations
  ·  Exploring the utility and limits of target enrichment methods to study polyploidy and reticulate evolution
  ·  Extreme conservation measures for plants at the extremes in the Hawaiian archipelago model system
  ·  Mechanisms of rapid adaptation through the expression of “heterogenomicity”
  ·  Phylogenomics and evolution of Superrosids
  ·  Plant life in Neotropical rocky outcrops
  ·  The Science of Meaningful Undergraduate Research Experiences

Presentations for Society\Section: Plant life in Neotropical rocky outcrops

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Friday, July 31st

Friday, July 31st, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm · Virtual/Virtual
Session COL08: Colloquium: Plant life in Neotropical rocky outcrops
Presiding: Johanna Jantzen, University Of Florida; Maria Beatriz de Souza Cortez, University Of Florida
COL08001July 31st 10:15 amVirtual/VirtualLandscape composition, marginality, and climatic stability roles on the patterns of woody plant endemism in the CerradoColloquium PresentationsVidal Jr., João de Deus; Pereira de Souza, Anete; Koch, Ingrid.Cerrado
COL08002July 31st 10:30 amVirtual/VirtualIs the occurrence of ancient angiosperms associated with old, climatically stable and infertile landscapes in Brazil?Colloquium Presentationsde Souza Cortez, Maria Beatriz; Folk, Ryan; Grady, CJ; Stewart, Aimee; Spoelhof, Jonathan; Smith, Stephen A.; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela.OCBIL
campos rupestres
ancient angiosperms
COL08003July 31st 10:45 amVirtual/VirtualFast diversification through a mosaic of evolutionary histories characterizes the endemic flora of the campo rupestreColloquium PresentationsNogales da Costa Vasconcelos, Thais; Alcantara, Suzana; Andrino, Caroline; Forest, Félix; Reginato, Marcelo; Simon, Marcelo; Pirani, José Rubens.climatic fluctuations
species pump
COL08004July 31st 11:00 amVirtual/VirtualMorphological and ecological divergence in Neotropical VelloziaceaeColloquium PresentationsAlcantara, Suzana.disparification
ecological strategy
adaptive radiation
COL08005July 31st 11:30 amVirtual/VirtualPhylogeny and Biogeography of South American Marsh Pitcher Plant Genus Heliamphora (Sarraceniaceae) Endemic to the Guiana HighlandsColloquium PresentationsLiu, Sukuan; Smith, Stacey.Sarraceniaceae
Carnivorous Plants
Guiana Highlands
July 31st 11:45 amVirtual/VirtualDiscussion

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