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In the present study, I propose a new species, Quararibea bovinii, an Atlantic Forest tree. The new taxon occurs in southeastern Brazil, in the states of Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, and São Paulo. It resembles Q. similis in terms of floral morphology and fruit shape, but it is distinguished by...

Author(s)
Ferreira, C. D. M.
Publisher
Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Publication
Rodriguésia, 2021, 72,
Abstract

The new genus and species Mahechadendron puntecascarillo are described based on specimens first collected in the '60s but only recently found with flowers and fruits. It grows in the moist forests of the Middle Magdalena River in Colombia. The highly durable wood of this forest tree species is...

Author(s)
Ariza-Cortés, W.; Cortés-B, R.; Fernández-Alonso, J. L.
Publisher
Magnolia Press
Publication
Phytotaxa, 2022, 541, 2, pp 89-112
AbstractFull Text

The hollies (Ilex L., Aquifoliaceae) form a large (>669 spp.) genus of forest trees and shrubs, which is almost cosmopolitan in mesic environments but most diverse in subtropical China and montane South America. Throughout the range of the genus, Ilex species have been utilized as beverages,...

Author(s)
Yao Xin; Zhang Fan; Corlett, R. T.
Publisher
MDPI AG
Publication
Forests, 2022, 13, 1,
News Article

The South Pole evokes a mental image of extreme cold and icy conditions, but it hasn’t always been this way. A team of researchers led by...

Date
April 2020
Author(s)
James Cullum
Miscellaneous

Manual on experimental design, setup and maintenance of field trials in forest tree breeding Experimental trial sites to test provenances, progenies and clones are a key instrument in forest tree breeding. Past experiences have shown that each institute and person of responsibility treats...

Author(s)
Liesebach, M.; Ahrenhövel, W.; Janssen, A.; Karopka, M.; Rau, H. M.; Rose, B.; Schirmer, R.; Schneck, D.; Schneck, V.; Steiner, W.; Schüler, S.; Wolf, H.
Publisher
Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute (vTI)
Publication
Thünen Report, 2018, 49, pp 80 pp.
AbstractFull Text

Norway spruce, economically and ecologically one of the most important European forest tree species, rapidly declines due to massive bark beetle outbreaks across many countries. As a prerequisite of ecosystem stability facing climate changes of uncertain predictions, the reforestation management...

Author(s)
Kelblerová, R.; Dvořák, J.; Korecký, J.
Publisher
MDPI AG
Publication
Forests, 2022, 13, 3,

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