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Luis Eduardo Mora Osejo

Luis Eduardo Mora Osejo, Colombian botanist (Túquerres, Nariño Department 07 December 1931 – Bogotá 10 March 2004)
 
 
Authored 72 works
 
Performed studies on comparative morphology and ecological physiology of plants
 

Discovered an inverse relationship between growth promotion, ramification grade and structural complexity of vegetative and reproductive phases in Cyperaceae

Beitrage zur Vergleichende Morphologie und Entwiklungsgeschichte der Cyperaceen. Beitrage zur Biologie der Pflanzen 35:253-341, 1960   
 

Established morphological nature of many perigonal structures in Cyperaceae and of spiculae hook in Uncinia sp. 

Las inflorescencias parciales de Uncinia hamata y la agrupación sistematica de las Caricoideae Kukenthal. Caldasia 9(44):277-93, 1966
 

Proposed that global solar radiation and relative humidity are the main outside factors that act on development and growth of plants on tropical high mountains

La situación de los bosques naturales de Colombia  y resultados preliminares de experimentos sobre cultivos de plantas nativas. Rev. Acad. Colom. Cien. Exac. Fís. Natur. 15(59):71-100, 1984
 

Discovered pulse transpiration (in páramo plants) 

La regulación de la transpiración momentanea en plantas del páramo por factores endogenos y ambientales. In: Mora Osejo, L.E. & Sturm, H. Estudios ecológicos del páramo y del bosque altoandino, Cordillera Oriental de Colombia. Acad. Col. Cien. Exac. Fis. Natur. Col. J. Alvarez Lleras 6. Editorial Guadalupe (1994)
 
 

DESCRIBED PLANTAE TAXA

Species

Carex sanctae-marthae 1983 with Rangel

Elaeagia pastoensis 1977

Eleocharis columbiensis 1978

Gunnera aequatoriensis 1978

Gunnera antioquensis 1978

Gunnera atropurpurea 1978

Gunnera bogotana 1978

Gunnera caucana 1984

Gunnera colombiana 1978

Gunnera cuatrecasasii 1984

Gunnera diazii 1984

Gunnera garciae-barrigae 1984

Gunnera hernandezi 1978

Gunnera lozanii 1985

Gunnera quitoensis 1978

Gunnera sanctae-marthae 1983

Gunnera schindleri 1978

Gunnera schultesii 1984

Gunnera silvioana 1983

Gunnera steyermarkii 1978

Gunnera tacueyana 1983

Gunnera tajumbina 1983

Gunnera talamancana 1958 with Weber

Gunnera tamanensis 1984

Gunnera tayronia 1978

Gunnera venezolana 1978

Isoetes dichotoma 1977 with Hagemann

Oreobolus cleefii 1987

Rapatea circasiana 1954 with García Barriga

Rapatea muaju 1954 with García Barriga

Rapatea schultesiana 1954 with García Barriga

Rhynchospora paramorum 1966

Saxo-fridericia colombiana 1954 with García Barriga

Others

One section, 2 subspecies and 9 varieties
 
 

LINKS

http://www.virtual.unal.edu.co/revistas/actabiol/PDF's/V9N2/In_memoriam.pdf