Jorge Paiva
Phone: 239855238; 919534334
e-mail: jaropa@bot.uc.pt
Category: Senior Researcher (Retired)
Department: Department of Botany. University of Coimbra
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Biographic data
 

Telephone

239855238; 919534334  967470956

Academic qualification (degrees, universities, names and classifications)

Year Degree

Institution/University

1958

B. Sc. Biology

Fac. Sci.

Univ. Coimbra Portugal

1993

PhD Biology

Fac. Sci.

Univ. Vigo. Spain.

Previous activities and present scientific and/or professional situation

Year Profissional Situation

1958

Researcher of Agrupamento Cientifico de Estudos Ultramarinos

Fac. Sci.

Univ. Coimbra Portugal

1959

Researcher of Missão Botânica de Angola e Mocambique

Centro de Botânica

Junta de Investigações do Ultramar. Portugal

1961

Curator

Fac. Sci. Tecn.

Univ. Coimbra Portugal

1961

Researcher

Centro de Botânica

Junta de Investigações do Ultramar. Portugal

1962

Curator

Fac. Sci. Tecn.

Univ. Coimbra Portugal

1963

Associate Chief of Missão Botânica de Angola e Mocambique

Centro de Botânica

Junta de Investigações do Ultramar. Portugal

1964

Teaching Assistant

Fac. Sci. Tecn.

Univ. Coimbra Portugal

1966

Researcher

Fac. Sci. Tecn.

Univ. Coimbra Portugal

1980

Invited Teaching Assistant

Fac. Sci. Tecn.

Univ. Coimbra Portugal

1982

Senior Researcher

Fac. Sci. Tecn.

Univ. Coimbra Portugal

1983

Invited Associate Professor

Fac. Farm.

Univ. Coimbra Portugal

Specialization areas Taxonomy of Vascular Plants: Flore of Portugal, Macaronesia and Tropical Africa

Another areas Palinology, Caryology of Vascular Plants, Environment and Nature Conservation

Present investigation interresses (underline two key-words) Taxonomy of Vascular Plants, Palinology, Caryolgy, Environment and Nature Conservation

Languages (conversation, reading, writing) Conversation: Portuguese, English, French. Reading: Portuguese, English,                 French, Russian, Latin. Writing: Portuguese, English.  Prizes:     Scientific Prizes for works in collaboration1979        First Prize of the Portuguese Society of Breth Pathology (Boehririger Ingetheim SPPR.,1979) for the                 scientific work "Pólens e Polinose na Região Centro de Portugal")1994        First Annual Prize (SPAIC/UCB-STALLERGENES, 1994), for the scientific work "HLA and Alergia-     Aplicação ao estudo da Parietaria lusitanica ". 2003        Silver Medal of OPTIMA (Organization for the Phyto-Taxonomy Investigation of the Mediterranean Area)               for the best work of Mediterranean Flora published in 2003 “Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Nord        du Maroc”                Environmental  Prizes1993        National Prize of QUERCUS ( National Association of Nature Conservation)2001        Honourable Mention of the Environmental National Prize “Fernando Pereira” of the National Confederation               of the Associations of Environment Defence2002        Honourable Mention of the Environmental National Prize “Fernando Pereira” of the National Confederation               of the Associations of Environment Defence2005        “Prosepe Friends” Prize of the Project of Sensibilization for School Population

2005        “Carreira” Prize of the National Confederation of the Associations of Environment Defence

  • As missões botânicas em África – nos trilhos de um naturalista (see details)
    1. Tavares, Ana Cristina; Loureiro, Joao; Castro, Silvia; Coutinho, Antonio P.; Paiva, Jorge; Cavaleiro, Carlos; Salgueiro, Ligia; Canhoto, Jorge M. (2014) Assessment of Daucus carota L. (Apiaceae) subspecies by chemotaxonomic and DNA content analyses. Biochemical Systematics And Ecology. 55, 222-230. (see details) ISI paper
    2. Tavares, A. C.; Loureiro, J.; Cavaleiro, C.; Salgueiro, L.; Canhoto, J. M.; Paiva, J. (2013) Characterization and distinction of two subspecies of Eryngium duriaei J. Gay ex Boiss., an Iberian endemic Apiaceae, using flow cytometry and essential oils composition. Plant Systematics And Evolution. 299, 3, 611-618. (see details) ISI paper
    3. Paiva J., Figueiredo E., Smith G.F. (2013) A new species of Polygala (Polygalaceae), P. retiefiana Paiva & Figueiredo, described from South Africa. Phytotaxa. 117, 30-34 (see details)
    4. Figueiredo, E; Paiva, J; Smith, GF (2013) Typification of two Linnaean names in Polygala (Polygalaceae): P. bracteolata and P. myrtifolia. Taxon. 62, 4, 807-808. (see details) ISI paper
    5. Figueiredo E., Paiva J., Smith G.F. (2013) The reinstatement of Polygala affinis DC. and the identity of Polygala scabra L. (Polygalaceae). Bothalia. 43, 2, 216-218 (see details)
    6. Figueiredo E., Smith G.F., Paiva J. (2013) A checklist of Polygala (Polygalaceae) in the Flora of Southern Africa region with notes on types. Phytotaxa. 155, 1-22 (see details)
    7. Madureira M.C., Martins A.P. , Gomes M., Paiva J., Proença da Cunha A., Rosário V.E (2002) Antimalarial activity of medicinal plants used in traditional medicine in S. Tomé and Príncipe islands. Journal Of Ethnopharmacology. 4, 81, 3-29 (see details)
      Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0378-8741(02)00005-3
    1. Maria do Céu Madureira (Coordenador), Jorge Américo Paiva, Ana Filipa Fernandes, António Gonçalves, Carlos Catalão, Cátia Fernandes, Jaime Atalaia, Jorge Vieira, Verónica Gaspar, Sum Pontes, Sum Gino, Sum Costa (2008) Estudo Etnofarmacológico de Plantas Medicinais de S. Tomé e Príncipe. Lisboa. Ed. Ministério da Saúde STP / Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. 978-989-20-0760-1. (see details)
      Link: http://books.google.pt/books?id=wfAfAQAAIAAJ&q=Estudo+Etnofarmacol%C3%B3...
    1. Madureira M.C., Martins A.P., Salgueiro L., Paiva J., Proença da Cunha A. (2002) Medicinal Plants and Traditional Medicine in the Gulf of Guinea – S. Tomé and Príncipe Islands (Cap. 26:361-381). In: Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants. (EDS.), Ethnomedicine and Pharmacognosy Part II. New Delhi, India. Researchco Book Centre. 7, 1-930813-12-0. (see details)
      Link: http://www.gbv.de/dms/bs/toc/556856457.pdf