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Authors

This Regional Overview was written by Dr Alwyn H. Gentry1 (Missouri Botanical Garden, P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, MO 63166-0299, U.S.A.) with contributions by Olga Herrera-MacBryde (Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany, NHB166, Washington, DC 20560, U.S.A.), Dr Otto Huber (Research Associate, Apartado 80405, Caracas 1080-A, Venezuela), Dr Bruce W. Nelson [Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Caixa Postal 478, 69000 Manaus, AM, Brazil] and Dr Carlos B. Villamil (Universidad Nacional del Sur, Departamento de Biología, Perú 670, 8000 Bahía Blanca, Argentina).

1 While this overview was in preparation, Dr Gentry died on 3 August 1993 in Ecuador in a plane crash, during a survey of an important coastal site of plant diversity.


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