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I am an amateur botanist working on the fern and lycophyte flora of Santa Catarina Island, in southern Brazil. I also study the taxonomy of the Brazil nut family (Lecythidaceae).
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Equisetum has been around since the Jurrasic. What has contributed to this longevity? Satjarak et al. found evidence for eukaryotic microorganisms associated with Atacama Desert populations of Giant Equisetum, which may aid in its survival https://doi.org/10.1640/0002-8444-111.2.86
Looking forward to this talk about global patterns of #fern diversity featuring work done by @westo_fernnerd @frondley_fern & @MichaelSundue https://twitter.com/Biogeography/status/1386764561555107841
In 2 days: Our next Funk Lecture on Biogeography, with Michael Sundue: 'Using Large-Scale Integrative Analyses to Understand Global Patterns of Fern Diversity'. Join us if you can by registering at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/9316173113622/WN_WmDpWSQZR-GO5GuHgaH-CQ #FunkLecture #biogeography Wed April 28th, Noon EDT