In vitro conservation of Angelica pachycarpa, an Iberian endemic Apiaceae of the Portuguese Berlenga Islands

Ana Cristina Pessoa Tavares


Continuing our research on the in vitro and ex situ conservation of the Iberian endemic Apiaceae in Portugal (Tavares & al. 2007), we present the first results on the micropropagation of Angelica pachycarpa Lange. This species requires particular conservation measures since its geographical distribution in Portugal is resctrited to very small areas of the west coast in the north of Lisbon and in the Berlenga Islands (Parker, 1981; Castroviejo & al., 2003; Gimenez & al. 2004).


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Recibido: 15 de abril de 2009. Direcc. de los autores: *Jardim Botânico/Departamento de Botânica, Universidade de Coimbra 3001-455 Coimbra – Portugal;; **Laboratório de Farmacognosia/CEF, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Coimbra. Rua do Norte 3000-295 Coimbra – Portugal

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