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Marcelo, V.G., Brito, V.L.G., Vallejo-Marín, M., Consolaro,  Hélder. (2021). Andromonoecy in Solanum lycocarpum A. St. ‐Hil. (Solanaceae): Floral attributes, visitors and variation in sexual expression over time. Plant Species Biology, v. X, p. 1-14.


Bochorny, T., Bacci, L. F., Dellinger, A. S. ; Michelangeli, F.A., Goldenberg, R., Brito, V.L.G. (2021). Connective appendages in Huberia bradeana (Melastomataceae) affect pollen release during buzz pollination. Plant Biology, v. X, p. 1.



De Brito, V.L.G., Leite, F.B., Telles, F.J., ; Jorge, L.R., Sazima, M. (2020). The attractive role of floral elements in heterantherous species without pronounced stamen differences. Arthropod-Plant Interactions (Online), v. 15, p. 23-31.


Aguiar, J.M.R.B.V., Maciel, A.A., Santana, P.C.; Telles, F.J., Bergamo, P.J., Oliveira, P.E., Brito, V.L.G. (2020). Intrafloral Color Modularity in a Bee-Pollinated Orchid. Frontiers in Plant Science, v. 11, p. 1.


Oliveira, L.C., Teixido, A.L., Trevizan, R., Brito, V.L.G. (2020). Bee-Mediated Selection Favors Floral Sex Specialization in a Heterantherous Species: Strategies to Solve the Pollen Dilemma. Plants, v. 9, p. 1685.

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Telles, F.J., Klunk, C. L., Maia, F.R., Brito, V.L.G., Varassin,I. G. (2020). Towards a new understanding of the division of labour in heterantherous flowers: the case of Pterolepis glomerata (Melastomataceae), Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 131(1) 1–11,


Marquitti, F.M.D., Fernandes, L.D. and de Aguiar, M.A.M. Allopatry increases the balance of phylogenetic trees during radiation under neutral speciation. (2020) Ecography. 43: 1487–1498

Aguiar, J.M.R.B.V., Giurfa, M. & Sazima, M. (2020). Cognitive analysis of deceptive pollination: associative mechanisms underlying pollinators’ choices in non-rewarding colour polymorphic scenarios.  Scientific reports 10,  9476.

Barônio, G.J., de Brito, V.L.G., Nogueira, A. et al. (2020). Beyond robbery: the role of upside-down behaviour performed by small oil-collecting bees in Malpighiaceae. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 14, 613–621.

Nascimento, V.T., Agostini, K., Souza, K.S., Maruyama, P.K. (2020). Tropical urban areas support highly diverse plant-pollinator interactions: An assessment from Brazil, Landscape and Urban Planning, 198.

Valadão-Mendes, L.B. (2020). Conservation of Native Bees and Plant Species from the Endangered Campos rupestres, with Emphasis on Specialized Buzz-Pollination

Aguiar, J.M.R.B.V., Telles, F.J., Bergamo, P., Brito, V.L.G., & Sazima, M. (2020). Como treinar sua abelha: métodos aplicados à biologia cognitiva da polinização. Oecologia Australis, 24(1).

Potascheff, C. de M, de Brito, V. L. G, Galetto, L., Sebbenn, A. M, & Oliveira, P. E. (2020). Nectar features, diurnal and nocturnal pollinators, and male fitness in Qualea grandiflora (Vochysiaceae). Plant systematics and evolution, 306, 3.


de Camargo, M.G.G., Lunau, K., Batalha, M.A., Brings, S., de Brito, V.L.G. and Morellato, L.P.C. (2019), How flower colour signals allure bees and hummingbirds: a community‐level test of the bee avoidance hypothesis. New Phytol, 222: 1112-1122.

Lanes, G. C., Correia, H. M., Telles F. J., Brito V. L. G. (2019). Recursos, atrativos e honestidade: modelagem do sucesso reprodutivo em flores de pólen. In: 70º Congresso Nacional de Botânica. Maceió. ANAIS DO 70º CONGRESSO NACIONAL DE BOTÂNCIA, 2019.

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Vasconcelos, T.N.C., Prenner, G., Lucas, E.J. (2019). A systematic overview of floral diversity in Myrteae (Myrtaceae). Systematic Botany 44(3): 570–591.

Maruyama, P.K., Melo, C., Pascoal, C., Vicente, E., Cardoso, J.C.F., Brito, V.L.G. & Oliveira, P.E. (2019). What is on the menu for frugivorous birds in the Cerrado? Fruiting phenology and nutritional traits highlight the importance of habitat complementarity. Acta Botanica Brasilica, 33(3), 572-583.

Bergamo, P.J., Wolowski, M., Telles, F.J., Brito, V.L.G., Varassin, I.G., Sazima, M. (2019). Bracts and long-tube flowers of hummingbird-pollinated plants are conspicuous to hummingbirds but not to bees, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 126(3), 533–544,

Maruyama, P.K., Bonizário, C., Marcon, A. P., D'Angelo, G., Silva, M. M., Neto, E.N.S., Oliveira, P.E., Sazima, I., Sazima, M., Vizentin-Bugoni, J., Anjos, L., Rui, A, M., Júnior, O. M. (2019). Plant-hummingbird interaction networks in urban areas: Generalization and the importance of trees with specialized flowers as a nectar resource for pollinator conservation, Biological Conservation, 230.

Costa, C. L.N., Lemos-Costa, P., Marquitti, F.M.D., Fernandes, L.D., Ramos, M.F., Schneider, D.M., Martins, A.B. & de Aguiar, M.A.M. (2019). Signatures of microevolutionary processes in phylogenetic patterns. Systematic Biology. 68: 131–144.

Aguiar, J.M.R.B.V., Pansarin, E.R. (2019). Deceptive pollination of Ionopsis utricularioides (Oncidiinae:Orchidaceae). Flora, 250.


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​Lanes, G. C., Correia, H. M., Brito, V.L.G., Barônio, G.J., Telles, F.J. (2018) Padrões de liberação e áreas de ocupação no corpo do polinizador do pólen de Senna velutina. In: III Simpósio Brasileiro de Polinização. Botucatu. ANAIS DO III SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE POLINIZAÇÃO, 2018.

Correia, H. M., ​Lanes, G. C., Rodrigues-Santos, K., Rech, A. R., Telles, F.J., Brito, V.L.G., (2018) Funcionalidade da enantiostilia em flores não-recíprocas. In: III Simpósio Brasileiro de Polinização. Botucatu. ANAIS DO III SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE POLINIZAÇÃO, 2018.

Marra, C.C.T., Novaes, L.R., Santos, D.F.B., Brito, V.L.G. (2018). Deposição polínica por ricochete em áreas corporais seguras dos polinizadores. In: III Simpósio Brasileiro de Polinização. Botucatu. ANAIS DO III SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO DE POLINIZAÇÃO, 2018.

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Melo, L.R.F., Guimarães, B., Barônio, G., Oliveira, L., Cardoso, R., Araújo, T., & Telles, F. (2018). Como as abelhas percebem as flores e por que isto é importante? Oecologia Australis, 22(4).

Aguiar, J.M.R.B.V., Roselino, A.C., Sazima, M., Giurfa, M. (2018). Can honey bees discriminate between floral-fragrance isomers? Journal of Experimental Biology, 221: jeb180844

Cardoso, J.C.F., Viana, M.L., Matias, R., Furtado, M.T., Caetano, A.P.S., Consolaro, H. & Brito,V.L.G. (2018). Towards a unified terminology for angiosperm reproductive systems. Acta Botanica Brasilica, 32(3), 329-348.

Bergamo, P. J., Telles, F. J., Arnold, S., & de Brito, V.L.G. (2018). Flower colour within communities shifts from overdispersed to clustered along an alpine altitudinal gradient. Oecologia, 188(1), 223–235.

Pinheiro, M, Brito, V. L. G., & Sazima, M. (2018). Pollination biology of melittophilous legume tree species in the Atlantic Forest in Southeast Brazil. Acta Botanica Brasilica, 32(3), 410-425.

Barônio, G., Guimarães, B., Oliveira, L., Melo, L.R.F., Antunes, P., Cardoso, R., & Araújo, T. (2018). Entre flores e visitantes: estratégias de disponibilização e coleta de recursos florais. Oecologia Australis, 22(4).

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Velloso, M. S. C., Brito, V.L.G., Caetano, A.P.S., & Romero, R. (2018). Anther specializations related to the division of labor in Microlicia cordata (Spreng.) Cham. (Melastomataceae). Acta Botanica Brasilica, 32(3), 349-358. 


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Brito, V.L.G., Fendrich, T. G., Smidt, E. C., Varassin, I. G., & Goldenberg, R. (2016). Shifts from specialised to generalised pollination systems in Miconieae (Melastomataceae) and their relation with anther morphology and seed number. Plant biology (Stuttgart, Germany), 18(4), 585–593.