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Nanuza Luiza de Menezes

Nanuza Luiza de Menezes, Brazilian plant morphologist (São Roque, São Paulo State 27 September 1934 –

Described a new kind of underground system in Vernonia species (Rhizophores)

With M.G. Sajo & R.A. Azevedo. Um novo e peculiar tipo de sistema subterrâneo em espécies de Vernonia da serra do Cipó, Minas Gerais, Brasil. Bol. Bot. Univ. S. Paulo 7(1):33-38, 1979


Described a new kind of fruit in Velloziaceae

With M.S. Souza. Um novo tipo de fruto em Velloziaceae. 58th Congr. Nac. Botanica v.1, 2007


First to show the presence of transfusion tracheids in a flower plant

Traqueídes de transfusão no gênero Vellozia Vand. Cien. Cult. 23(3):389-409, 1971


Named corona appendices

Natureza dos apêndices petalóides em Barbacenioideae (Velloziaceae). Bol. Zool. Biol. Mar. NS 30:713-55, 1973


Named mestomatic sheath

Presença de traqueídes de transfusão e a bainha mestomática em Barbacenioideae (Velloziaceae). Bol. Bot. Univ. S. Paulo 3:29-60, 1975


Proposed the continuity of tissues between the root, stem and leaf in monocotyledons, the pericycle as a generating layer of vascular tissues and the endodermis as having a meristematic function in the root, stem and leaf

With D.C. Silva, R.C.O. Arruda, G.F. Melo de Pinna, V.A. Cardoso et al. Meristematic activity of the endodermis and the pericycle in the primary thickening in monocotyledons. Considerations on the “PTM”. Anais Acad. Bras. Cien. 77(2):259-74, 2005


DESCRIBED PLANTAE TAXA  

Subfamilies

Barbacenioideae 1971

Vellozioideae 1971

Genera

Aylthonia 1971

Grazielanthus 1975

Burlemarxia 1991 with Semir

Subgenus

Grazielae 1980

Species

Barbacenia lymansmithii 1999 with Mello-Silva

Barbacenia tuba 2014 with Mello-Silva

Burlemarxia pungens  1991 with Semir

Burlemarxia rodriguesii 1991 with Semir

Pleurostima fanniae 1980

Pleurostima riparia 1988 with Mello-Silva

Vellozia auriculata 1999 with Mello-Silva

Vellozia everaldoi 2014 with Mello-Silva

Vellozia gigantea 1999 with Mello-Silva

Vellozia giuliettiae 2014 with Mello-Silva

Vellozia luteola 1988 with Mello-Silva

Vellozia semirii 2014 with Mello-Silva

Vellozia strangei 2014 with Mello-Silva

Xerophyta giuliettii 1995


HONORS

Nanuza Smith & Ayensu 1974 (Velloziaceae)

Elected, Linnean Fellow Society of London 1979