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MELLO-SILVA, Renato. Land of the Giants. Remarkable botanical findings highlight a new area for conservation in Brazil. Rodriguésia [online]. 2018, vol.69, n.2, pp.933-937. ISSN 0370-6583.

The finding of Vellozia gigantea in an isolated Campo Rupestre massif within the Mata Atlântica Domain is a remarkable discovery that adds considerable conservation importance to the Serra do Padre Ângelo and Serra da Aliança, in the Doce River valley, Minas Gerais state, Brazil.

Keywords : Campo Rupestre; Mata Atlântica; Serra do Padre Ângelo; Serra da Aliança; Vellozia gigantea.

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