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  ·  Address of the BSA President-Elect - Dr. Karl Niklas
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  ·  Biogeography
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  ·  Economic Botany: Applied Plant Biology
  ·  Economic Botany: Ethnobotany
  ·  Economic Botany: Evolution of Cultivated Plants
  ·  Economic Botany: History of Plants and People
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  ·  Pollination Biology
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  ·  Stress Tolerance
  ·  Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe Interactions

Symposium or Colloquium Presentation

  ·  Bryophytes and Lichens of North America: Diversity, Function and Importance
  ·  Colloquium: The flora of Madagascar: research needs and research progress
  ·  Colloquium: The Utility of Pollen in Systematic and Morphological Studies: A Celebration of the Life of John J. Skvarla
  ·  Demand for Botanists on Public Lands: Challenges and Solutions
  ·  From Gels to Genomics: The Evolving Landscape of Pteridology. A Celebration of Gerald Gastony's Contributions to Fern Evolutionary Biology
  ·  Phylogeography of northern North America with insights from paleontological, geological, and molecular data
  ·  Plants and fungi--growing together
  ·  Pollination to Population Structure - How Understanding Reproductive Biology Can Inform Conservation of Rare Plants
  ·  Polyploidy: Genetics, Evolution and Ecology
  ·  President's Symposia - Understanding the Crisis in Science Literacy: The BSA is Planting Science in the 21st Century
  ·  The Future of Botany Teaching
  ·  The Future of International Botanical Research: possibilities and strategies for your International collaborations and research, especially in developing nations
  ·  Tropical Biodiversity and Food Security
  ·  Understanding plant evolution: morphology to molecules
  ·  Wollemia nobilis: Modern Studies of an Ancient Plant

Presentations for Society\Section: Colloquium: The flora of Madagascar: research needs and research progress

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Tuesday, July 29th

Tuesday, July 29th, 9:00 am to 11:30 am · Blair B/Gage
Session C1: Colloquium: The flora of Madagascar: research needs and research progress
Presiding: Wendy L. Applequist, Missouri Botanical Garden
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C1001July 29th 9:00 amBlair B/GageNovel approaches to taxonomic synthesis of poorly-known and under-documented floras: the case of Madagascar
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationPhillipson, Peter; Lowry, Porter P. II; Schatz, George E.; Andriambololonera, Sylvie.Madagascar
Database
Flora
conservation
C1002July 29th 9:15 amBlair B/GageThe status quo of alpha taxonomy in Malagasy Malvaceae: the example of Dombeya subsect. Longifoliae
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationApplequist, Wendy L..Dombeya
Malvaceae
Madagascar
taxonomy
C1003July 29th 9:30 amBlair B/GageBig genera of Madagascar: Tackling the systematics of Dombeya (Pentapetaceae or Malvaceae s.l.)
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationSkema, Cynthia.Dombeya
Madagascar
Malvaceae s.l.
Pentapetaceae
C1004July 29th 9:45 amBlair B/GageDiversification and the maintenance of species boundaries in the tribe Hibisceae (Malvaceae) on Madagascar
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationKoopman, Margaret M.; Baum, David A..Madagascar
Malvaceae
Speciation
species-level phylogenetics
C1005July 29th 10:30 amBlair B/GageRinorea section Verticillatae (Violaceae): An Endemic Malagasy Lineage of Tree-Violets
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationWahlert, G. A.; Ballard, H. E..Africa
Madagascar
Comoros
Rinorea
Violaceae
C1006July 29th 10:45 amBlair B/GageBreeding system evolution in the Malagasy Sapindaceae
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationVary, Laura; Buerki, Sven.Sapindaceae
dioecy
monoecy
Madagascar
C1007July 29th 11:00 amBlair B/GageSystematics and Conservation Biology of Malagasy Boraginaceae
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationMiller, James S.; Stevens, Hannah; Porter Morgan, Holly.Boraginaceae
Madagascar
conservation

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