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  • Daniel F. Austin
  • Luis D. Gómez
  • Jardin Botánico
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  • Catherine Wilson
  • Lester Embree
  • Lytton J. Musselman
  • Gail E. Wagner
  • Amy Eisenberg
  • Ted D. Center
  • Daniel F. Austin
  • Bradley C. Bennett
  • Mary Eubanks
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel F. Austin
  • Luis D. Gómez
    • 1
  • Jardin Botánico
    • 1
  • Robert
    • 1
  • Catherine Wilson
    • 1
  • Lester Embree
    • 2
  • Lytton J. Musselman
    • 3
  • Gail E. Wagner
    • 4
  • Amy Eisenberg
    • 5
  • Ted D. Center
    • 6
  • Daniel F. Austin
    • 7
  • Bradley C. Bennett
    • 8
  • Mary Eubanks
    • 9
  1. 1.San VitoCosta Rica
  2. 2.Department of PhilosophyFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca Raton
  3. 3.Old Dominion University Norfolk
  4. 4.University of South Carolina Columbia
  5. 5.Washoe Tribe of Nevada and CaliforniaGardnerville
  6. 6.U.S. Department of AgricultureAgricultural Research Service Aquatic Plant Control ResearchFort Lauderdale
  7. 7.Department of Biological SciencesFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca Raton
  8. 8.Department of Biological SciencesFlorida International UniversityMiami
  9. 9.Department of BotanyDuke UniversityDurham

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