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Monday, July 27th

Monday, July 27th, 10:15 am to 11:15 am · Alpine A/Snowbird Center
Session 15: Contributed Papers: Tropical Biology Section - Contributed Papers
Presiding: Suzanne Koptur, Florida International University
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15001July 27th 10:15 amAlpine A/Snowbird CenterPhylogeny and Floral Evolution of Heliconia section Heliconia
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Oral PaperLagomarsino, Laura P.; Kress, John; Gowda, Vinita; Temeles, Ethan J.; Specht, Chelsea.Heliconia
phylogenetics
floral evolution
bird pollination
Caribbean biodiversity
15002July 27th 10:30 amAlpine A/Snowbird CenterA Tale of Two Catopsis: Trichomes in two epiphytic bromeliads of contrasting light environment and trophic ecology
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Oral PaperGonsiska, P. A.; Givnish, Thomas J..Catopsis
bromeliads
epiphytes
Trichomes
Chloroplast phylogeny
15003July 27th 10:45 amAlpine A/Snowbird CenterImportance of seed dispersal agents changes over succession in clear-cut strips in the Peruvian Amazon
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Oral PaperGorchov, David L.; Rondon, Xanic J.; Cornejo, Fernando.tropical forest
forest management
secondary succession
animal dispersal of seeds
15004July 27th 11:00 amAlpine A/Snowbird CenterChallenging the assumption of wind pollination in Coccothrinax argentata (Arecaceae): Preliminary observations and analyses
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Oral PaperKoptur, Suzanne; Khorsand Rosa, Roxaneh.Arecaceae
breeding system
pollination
pine rockland
bees
Monday, July 27th, 11:15 am to 11:30 am · Alpine A/Snowbird Center
Session D2: Discussion Session: Tropical Biology Section - Discussion
Presiding: Suzanne Koptur, Florida International University
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July 27th 11:15 amAlpine A/Snowbird CenterTropical Biology Section - Discussion
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Monday, July 27th, 11:30 am to 12:00 pm · Alpine A/Snowbird Center
Session M18: Meeting: Tropical Biology Business Meeting
Presiding: Fabian A. Michelangeli, The New York Botanical Garden
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July 27th 11:30 amAlpine A/Snowbird CenterTropical Biology Business Meeting
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Monday, July 27th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Event Tent/Cliff Lodge
Session P1: Contributed Posters: Tropical Biology Section Posters - Monday
Presiding: Suzanne Koptur, Florida International University
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P1TB001Jul 27, 5:30pm-7:00pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgePhylogeny of Cecropia based on chloroplast DNA Sequences
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Poster: Tropical Biology SectionTreiber, Erin; Weiblen, George D.phylogeny
coevolution
plant-insect interaction
mutualism
P1TB003Jul 27, 5:30pm-7:00pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeReproductive phenology of Guaiacum sanctum in two Caribbean islands
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Poster: Tropical Biology SectionFumero-Cabán, José J..flowering
Fruiting
Guaiacum
phenology
P1TB005Jul 27, 5:30pm-7:00pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgePollen dispersal pattern and variation of male fecundity for Shorea curtisii growing in hill dipterocarp forest, Peninsular Malaysia
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Poster: Tropical Biology SectionTani, Naoki; Fukasawa, Keita; Kado, Tomoyuki; Taguchi, Yuriko; Niiyama, Kaoru; Yagihashi, Tsutomu; Tsumura, Yoshihiko; Lee, Soon Leong; Lee, Chai Ting; Muhammad, Norwati; Ripin, bin Azizi.long distance dispersal
pollen dispersal
tropical forest
dipterocarp

Tuesday, July 28th

Tuesday, July 28th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Event Tent/Cliff Lodge
Session P2: Contributed Posters: Tropical Biology Section Posters - Tuesday
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P2TB002July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeStructure and diversity of a riparian forest at Kaieteur National Park, Guyana
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Poster: Tropical Biology SectionKelloff, Carol L..Guyana
Guiana Shield
Kaieteur
P2TB004July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgePatterns of silica and fiber accumulation in the leaves of 400 neotropical woody species: physical defense in a phylogenetic context
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Poster: Tropical Biology SectionWestbrook, Jared; Kitajima, Kaoru; Wright, S. Joseph.

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