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Neesiochloa barbata (Neesiochloa barbata)

Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 230533323

Neesiochloa barbata (Poaceae: Chloridoideae): a monotypic and endemic genus from the largest seasonally dry forest in the Neotropics

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 230533323) - Neesiochloa barbata - Awarded $5,000 on April 03, 2024

The mains objective is quantify and map N. barbata populations, analyze their genetic diversity, and identify new areas of occurrence and threats.


 Other objetictive are: 


1) Model the potential distribution of N. barbata based on georeferenced and bioclimatic data to locate unknown populations


2) Conduct comprehensive expeditions in the Caatinga to quantify population size and distribution


3) Analyze the genetic diversity and population structure of N. barbata


4) Evaluate the conservation status of N. barbata following IUCN criteria 

Project document