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Eponyms are important tools for biologists in the Global South

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Without funds generated by eponyms, Fundación EcoMinga might not have been able to continue its conservation work. L.J., M.M. and J.P.R.-P. are employees of this foundation. A.F.-F. is a member of the Council of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy.

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Jost, L., Yanez-Muñoz, M.H., Brito, J. et al. Eponyms are important tools for biologists in the Global South. Nat Ecol Evol 7, 1164–1165 (2023).

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