Gloria Galeano Garcés

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Gloria Amparo Galeano Garcés (April 22, 1958 – March 23, 2016)[1] was a Colombian botanist and agronomist. Galeano was a faculty member at the Institute of Natural Sciences, National University of Colombia. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Aarhus in 1996.

She authored taxonomic descriptions of 58 species, subspecies and varieties of plants, especially in the palm family,[2] and coauthored a field guide to the palms of the Americas.[3]


  1. ^ "Instituto SINCHI lamenta fallecimiento de la profesora e investigadora Gloria Amparo Galeano Gárces". Retrieved 2016-04-13. 
  2. ^ International Plant Names Index
  3. ^ Henderson, Andrew; Galeano, Gloria; Bernal, Rodrigo (1995). Field Guide to the Palms of the Americas. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-08537-4. 
  4. ^ IPNI.  Galeano. 

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