Dr Ana Claudia Araujo

Dr Ana Araujo

Research Assistant, Plants Under Pressure

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Algae, Fungi and Plants Division
Phone: 0207 942 5092

Summary

Plant taxonomist, expert in Cyperaceae (sedges family), with experience in Myrtaceae (Guava family) and Poaceae (grasses’ family). Closest interests lie on Plant Systematics and its techniques, as well as plants’ and vegetation conservation. The botanical experience includes: plant collecting, particularly in the Americas and Europe; curatorial activities in several herbaria, teaching and training students and volunteers, lecturing to wider and selected audience, and organizing events of different scope targeting distinct spectators.

Qualifications

Degrees

PhD, Sao Paulo University, Botany, 1996 - 2001

MSc., Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Botany, 1990 - 1993

Employment history

Academic

Post-graduate, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Botany, Brazil, 2006 - 2008

Curator, Herbario Barbosa Rodrigues, Fitoteca, Brazil, 1993 - 1995

Lecturer, Universidade do Vale Itajai, Science, Brazil, 1993 - 2007

Lecturer, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Botany, Brazil, 1989 - 1989

Non-academic

Assistant Botanist, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Herbarium, Library and Archives, 2008 - 2012

Fieldwork

Argentina
1999 - 1999.

Dominican Republic

Venezuela

Mexico

Brazil

Brazil

Brazil

Publications

Affonso R, Zannin A, Brummitt NA, Araujo AC (2015) Diversity of Scleria (Cyperaceae) in Santa Catarina, Brazil.. Rodriguesia, 66 (2) : 353 - 367.

Longhi-wagner HM, Araujo AC (null) Flora fanerogâmica da Serra do Ouro Branco, Minas Gerais, Brasil: Cyperaceae. Rodriguesia, 65 (2) : 369 - 404.

Araújo AC, Lucas E (2013) TYPIFICATION OF NAMES OF BRAZILIAN AND CARIBBEAN SPECIES OF CALYPTRANTHES (MYRTACEAE – MYRCIINAE). Edinburgh Journal of Botany, 70 (03) : 433 - 438. doi: 10.1017/S0960428613000097

Araújo AC, Lucas E (2013) Lectotypifications in Calyptranthes (Myrtaceae) from the Neotropics. Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature, 22 (4) : 385 - 388. doi: 10.3417/2011057

Affonso R, Araujo AC, Zanin A (2013) Lectotypifications in Scleria P. J. Bergius (Cyperaceae) from South America 1. The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society, 140 (3) : 256 - 258. doi: 10.3159/TORREY-D-12-00038.1

Araújo AC, Longhi-wagner HM, Thomas WW (2012) A synopsis of Rhynchospora sect. Pluriflorae (Cyperaceae). Brittonia, 64 (4) : 381 - 393. doi: 10.1007/s12228-012-9252-2

Araújo AC, Brummitt NA (2011) Scleria rubrostriata, a new species of Cyperaceae from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Kew Bulletin, 66 (4) : 517 - 520. doi: 10.1007/s12225-012-9321-4

Longhi-wagner HM, Baldini RM, Araújo AC (2010) Cyperaceae Raddianae: a nomenclatural and taxonomic study of the Cyperaceae published in G. Raddi’s Agrostografia brasiliensis. Kew Bulletin, 65 (3) : 449 - 461. doi: 10.1007/s12225-010-9225-0

Alves M, Araujo AC, Prata AP, Vitta FA, Hefler SM, Trevisan R, Gil AB, Martins S, Thomas WW (null) Diversity of Cyperaceae in Brazil. Rodriguesia, 74 : 105 - 177.

Thomas WW, Araújo AC, Alves MV (2009) A Preliminary Molecular Phylogeny of the Rhynchosporeae (Cyperaceae). The Botanical Review, 75 (1) : 22 - 29. doi: 10.1007/s12229-008-9023-7

Alves M, Araujo AC (null) Cyperaceae, In: Plantas da Floresta Atlântica, Stehlmann JR, Forzza RC, Salino A, Sobral M, Costa DP, Yoshino Kamino LH (Eds). Instituto de Pesquisas do Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro : Rio de Janeiro. 232 - 236.

Guaglianone ER, Marchesi E, Marticorena C, Araujo AC, Mereles F (null) Cyperaceae, In: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur – Monocotyledoneae, null : 302 - 400.

Araujo AC, Thomas WW, Longhi-wagner HM, Simpson DA (2008) Taxonomic novelties in Rhynchospora sect. Pluriflorae (Cyperaceae) from South America. Kew Bulletin, 63 : 301 - 307.

Araujo AC, Longhi-wagner HM (null) Anatomia foliar e micromorfologia da superfície do fruto na taxonomia de Cyperus L. (Cyperaceae). Iheringia, 48 : 103 - 120.

Araujo AC, Cesar E, Simpson DA (2007) Preliminary list of the Cyperaceae in Northeastern Brazil. Kew Publishing : London. 32.

Tavares AS, Araujo AC, Bernardino F (null) A checklist of Cyperaceae from the State Park of Tabuleiro Range, Palhoça, Santa Catarina, Brazil. Revista brasileira de biociencias, 5 : 186 - 188.

Araujo AC, Thomas WW, Longhi-wagner HM (null) Two new species and two new combinations in Rhynchospora sect. Pluriflorae (Cyperaceae). Novon: a journal for botanical nomenclature, 14 : 06 - 11.

Araujo AC, Thomas WW, Longhi-wagner HM (null) New unicapitate species of Rhynchospora (Cyperaceae) from South America. Brittonia, 55 : 85 - 91.

Araujo AC (2001) Revision of Rhynchospora Vahl sect. Pluriflorae Kük.. PhD Thesis. (Supervisor(s)) Longhi-Wagner HM, Thomas WW.

Araujo AC, Longhi-wagner HM (1997) Anatomia foliar e micromorfologia da superfície do fruto na taxonomia de Cyperus L. (Cyperaceae). Iheringia: Serie Botanica, 103 - 120.

Araujo AC, Longhi-wagner HM (null) Levantamento taxonômico de Cyperus L. subgen. Anosporum (Nees) C.B. Clarke no Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. Acta Botanica Brasilica, 10 : 153 - 192.

Araujo AC (1993) Floristic study of Cyperus L. subgen. Anosporum (Nees) C.B. Clarke in the Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil. Master's Thesis. (Supervisor(s)) Longhi-Wagner HM.

Souza ML, Falkenberg DB, Amaral LG, Fronza , Fronza M, Araujo AC, Sá MR (1993) Vegetação do Pontal Daniela, Florianópolis, SC, Brasil. Fitossociologia do Manguezal. Insula, 22 : 107 - 141.

Souza ML, Falkenberg DB, Amaral LG, Fronza M, Araujo AC, Sá MR (null) Vegetação do Pontal da Daniela, Florianópolis, SC, Brasil. Levantamento florístico e mapa fitogeográfico. Insula, 21 : 87 - 116.

Contributed Publications

Araujo AC, Alves M, Prata AP, Vitta FA, Hefler SM, Trevisan R, Gil AB, Martins S, Thomas WW (null) Diversidade de Cyperaceae no Brasil.

Araujo AC, Beck, S.G., Camelbeke, K., Gonzalez, S., Guaglianone, R., Hinchliff, C., Lopez, M.G., Tucker, C.G., Wheeler, A. (2014) Cyperaceae, In: Catalogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Bolivia, Jorgensen PM, Nee MH, Beck SG (Eds). null :

Alves M, Araujo AC (null) Cyperaceae, In: Plantas da Floresta Atlântica, Stehlmann JR, Forzza RC, Salino A, Sobral M, Costa DP, Yoshino Kamino LH (Eds). Instituto de Pesquisas do Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro : Rio de Janeiro. 232 - 236.

Alves M, Araujo AC, Vitta FA (null) Cyperaceae, In: Catalogo de especies raras do Brasil, Santos IL (Eds). International Conservation : Feira de Santana - Brazil. 154 - 158.

Guaglianone ER, Marchesi E, Marticorena C, Araujo AC, Mereles F (null) Cyperaceae, In: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur – Monocotyledoneae, null : 302 - 400.

Supervision

Master's Co-supervisor to Affonso R
Diversity of Scleria (Cyperaceae) in Santa Catarina, Brazil
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis

Introduction

Summary

Plant taxonomist, expert in Cyperaceae (sedges family), with experience in Myrtaceae (Guava family) and Poaceae (grasses’ family). Closest interests lie on Plant Systematics and its techniques, as well as plants’ and vegetation conservation. The botanical experience includes: plant collecting, particularly in the Americas and Europe; curatorial activities in several herbaria, teaching and training students and volunteers, lecturing to wider and selected audience, and organizing events of different scope targeting distinct spectators.

Qualifications

Degrees

PhD, Sao Paulo University, Botany, 1996 - 2001

MSc., Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Botany, 1990 - 1993

Employment history

Academic

Post-graduate, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Botany, Brazil, 2006 - 2008

Curator, Herbario Barbosa Rodrigues, Fitoteca, Brazil, 1993 - 1995

Lecturer, Universidade do Vale Itajai, Science, Brazil, 1993 - 2007

Lecturer, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Botany, Brazil, 1989 - 1989

Non-academic

Assistant Botanist, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Herbarium, Library and Archives, 2008 - 2012

Projects

Fieldwork

Argentina
1999 - 1999.

Dominican Republic

Venezuela

Mexico

Brazil

Brazil

Brazil

Publications

Publications

Affonso R, Zannin A, Brummitt NA, Araujo AC (2015) Diversity of Scleria (Cyperaceae) in Santa Catarina, Brazil.. Rodriguesia, 66 (2) : 353 - 367.

Longhi-wagner HM, Araujo AC (null) Flora fanerogâmica da Serra do Ouro Branco, Minas Gerais, Brasil: Cyperaceae. Rodriguesia, 65 (2) : 369 - 404.

Araújo AC, Lucas E (2013) TYPIFICATION OF NAMES OF BRAZILIAN AND CARIBBEAN SPECIES OF CALYPTRANTHES (MYRTACEAE – MYRCIINAE). Edinburgh Journal of Botany, 70 (03) : 433 - 438. doi: 10.1017/S0960428613000097

Araújo AC, Lucas E (2013) Lectotypifications in Calyptranthes (Myrtaceae) from the Neotropics. Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature, 22 (4) : 385 - 388. doi: 10.3417/2011057

Affonso R, Araujo AC, Zanin A (2013) Lectotypifications in Scleria P. J. Bergius (Cyperaceae) from South America 1. The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society, 140 (3) : 256 - 258. doi: 10.3159/TORREY-D-12-00038.1

Araújo AC, Longhi-wagner HM, Thomas WW (2012) A synopsis of Rhynchospora sect. Pluriflorae (Cyperaceae). Brittonia, 64 (4) : 381 - 393. doi: 10.1007/s12228-012-9252-2

Araújo AC, Brummitt NA (2011) Scleria rubrostriata, a new species of Cyperaceae from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Kew Bulletin, 66 (4) : 517 - 520. doi: 10.1007/s12225-012-9321-4

Longhi-wagner HM, Baldini RM, Araújo AC (2010) Cyperaceae Raddianae: a nomenclatural and taxonomic study of the Cyperaceae published in G. Raddi’s Agrostografia brasiliensis. Kew Bulletin, 65 (3) : 449 - 461. doi: 10.1007/s12225-010-9225-0

Alves M, Araujo AC, Prata AP, Vitta FA, Hefler SM, Trevisan R, Gil AB, Martins S, Thomas WW (null) Diversity of Cyperaceae in Brazil. Rodriguesia, 74 : 105 - 177.

Thomas WW, Araújo AC, Alves MV (2009) A Preliminary Molecular Phylogeny of the Rhynchosporeae (Cyperaceae). The Botanical Review, 75 (1) : 22 - 29. doi: 10.1007/s12229-008-9023-7

Alves M, Araujo AC (null) Cyperaceae, In: Plantas da Floresta Atlântica, Stehlmann JR, Forzza RC, Salino A, Sobral M, Costa DP, Yoshino Kamino LH (Eds). Instituto de Pesquisas do Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro : Rio de Janeiro. 232 - 236.

Guaglianone ER, Marchesi E, Marticorena C, Araujo AC, Mereles F (null) Cyperaceae, In: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur – Monocotyledoneae, null : 302 - 400.

Araujo AC, Thomas WW, Longhi-wagner HM, Simpson DA (2008) Taxonomic novelties in Rhynchospora sect. Pluriflorae (Cyperaceae) from South America. Kew Bulletin, 63 : 301 - 307.

Araujo AC, Longhi-wagner HM (null) Anatomia foliar e micromorfologia da superfície do fruto na taxonomia de Cyperus L. (Cyperaceae). Iheringia, 48 : 103 - 120.

Araujo AC, Cesar E, Simpson DA (2007) Preliminary list of the Cyperaceae in Northeastern Brazil. Kew Publishing : London. 32.

Tavares AS, Araujo AC, Bernardino F (null) A checklist of Cyperaceae from the State Park of Tabuleiro Range, Palhoça, Santa Catarina, Brazil. Revista brasileira de biociencias, 5 : 186 - 188.

Araujo AC, Thomas WW, Longhi-wagner HM (null) Two new species and two new combinations in Rhynchospora sect. Pluriflorae (Cyperaceae). Novon: a journal for botanical nomenclature, 14 : 06 - 11.

Araujo AC, Thomas WW, Longhi-wagner HM (null) New unicapitate species of Rhynchospora (Cyperaceae) from South America. Brittonia, 55 : 85 - 91.

Araujo AC (2001) Revision of Rhynchospora Vahl sect. Pluriflorae Kük.. PhD Thesis. (Supervisor(s)) Longhi-Wagner HM, Thomas WW.

Araujo AC, Longhi-wagner HM (1997) Anatomia foliar e micromorfologia da superfície do fruto na taxonomia de Cyperus L. (Cyperaceae). Iheringia: Serie Botanica, 103 - 120.

Araujo AC, Longhi-wagner HM (null) Levantamento taxonômico de Cyperus L. subgen. Anosporum (Nees) C.B. Clarke no Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. Acta Botanica Brasilica, 10 : 153 - 192.

Araujo AC (1993) Floristic study of Cyperus L. subgen. Anosporum (Nees) C.B. Clarke in the Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil. Master's Thesis. (Supervisor(s)) Longhi-Wagner HM.

Souza ML, Falkenberg DB, Amaral LG, Fronza , Fronza M, Araujo AC, Sá MR (1993) Vegetação do Pontal Daniela, Florianópolis, SC, Brasil. Fitossociologia do Manguezal. Insula, 22 : 107 - 141.

Souza ML, Falkenberg DB, Amaral LG, Fronza M, Araujo AC, Sá MR (null) Vegetação do Pontal da Daniela, Florianópolis, SC, Brasil. Levantamento florístico e mapa fitogeográfico. Insula, 21 : 87 - 116.

Contributed Publications

Araujo AC, Alves M, Prata AP, Vitta FA, Hefler SM, Trevisan R, Gil AB, Martins S, Thomas WW (null) Diversidade de Cyperaceae no Brasil.

Araujo AC, Beck, S.G., Camelbeke, K., Gonzalez, S., Guaglianone, R., Hinchliff, C., Lopez, M.G., Tucker, C.G., Wheeler, A. (2014) Cyperaceae, In: Catalogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Bolivia, Jorgensen PM, Nee MH, Beck SG (Eds). null :

Alves M, Araujo AC (null) Cyperaceae, In: Plantas da Floresta Atlântica, Stehlmann JR, Forzza RC, Salino A, Sobral M, Costa DP, Yoshino Kamino LH (Eds). Instituto de Pesquisas do Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro : Rio de Janeiro. 232 - 236.

Alves M, Araujo AC, Vitta FA (null) Cyperaceae, In: Catalogo de especies raras do Brasil, Santos IL (Eds). International Conservation : Feira de Santana - Brazil. 154 - 158.

Guaglianone ER, Marchesi E, Marticorena C, Araujo AC, Mereles F (null) Cyperaceae, In: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur – Monocotyledoneae, null : 302 - 400.

Teaching and students

Supervision

Master's Co-supervisor to Affonso R
Diversity of Scleria (Cyperaceae) in Santa Catarina, Brazil
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis