Author Archives: Eduardo Fernandez

About Eduardo Fernandez

Brazilian biologist working with plant conservation in the Brazilian National Centre for Plant Conservation, in Rio de Janeiro Botanic Garden, since 2008. Currently conducting a MSc in Plant Diversity at the University of Reading. My main interests are within theoretical ecology, diversity, biogeography and evolution of Tropical plants. I am particularly fond of rare and distinct evolutionary lineages which are currently facing high extinction risk (!about/aboutPage).

Wanderlust Tropics: a naturalist journey into Bromeliaceae

Neotropical most iconic plant family! Bromeliads are part of our life in several different ways, especially for those who live on the American continent, where these plants firstly evolved around a hundred millions years ago (Givnish et al. 2011). Doubtless … Continue reading

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