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Mongolian resfeber

I don’t know what happened, but suddenly just a couple of hours ago I got a terrible resfeber (I don’t know the proper English translation, my small dictionary says “jitter before a journey” but I’m not sure it encapsulate the correct feeling…) for my Mongolian journey in just one month! And for once everything feels [...]

Research update

Yesterday I finally finished determining the Geigeria vouchers for the DNA samples sequenced for my new research project! Geigeria of family Compositae is a small genus of some 20+ species, mostly in the deserts of southern Africa. In the next nine months or so, I will try to investigate the evolution of its pappus (modified calyx, [...]