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Author: Manuel Lujan

Manuel Luján is a Ph.D. candidate at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, where he is studying the phylogenetic systematics and taxonomy of the neotropical genus Clusia (Clusiaceae). He attended the Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela, where he obtained his bachelor degree in biology with emphasis in plant ecology and botany in 2009, and received his M.Sc. in botany in 2013. He has participated in several floristic inventories in diverse habitats in Venezuela, including urban vegetation, lowland wet forest relicts, mountain cloud forests and high elevation p áramos. He worked at the Instituto Jard¡n Bot ánico de M‚rida, where he participated in a restoration project for sustainable cocoa production. He conducted a study on the taxonomy of the genus Croton (Euphorbiaceae) in the Venezuelan Andes, and has been involved in a number of projects studying systematics in Acanthaceae, including fieldwork in several regions in Central and South America.

Venezuelan Ruellia (Acanthaceae): A Monograph (Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden Volume 119)
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Venezuelan Ruellia (Acanthaceae): A Monograph (Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden Volume 119)

The Acanthaceae are among the 10 or so most taxonomically diverse families of flowering plants. Taxonomically, northern regions of the Neotropics including Mexico and much of Central America have been studied to a greater degree than have more south...

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