Estrela Figueiredo
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Category: Research Associate
Department: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
Research line: BIODIVERSITY AND EVOLUTION
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  • Angolan Flora (see details)
  • As missões botânicas em África – nos trilhos de um naturalista (see details)
  • Plants of Angola/Plantas de Angola (see details)
    1. Victor, Janine E.; Smith, Gideon F.; Turland, Nicholas J.; le Roux, Marianne; Paton, Alan; Figueiredo, Estrela; Crouch, Neil R.; van Wyk, Abraham E.; Filer, Denis; van Wyk, Erich (2014) Creating an Online World Flora by 2020: a perspective from South Africa. Biodiversity And Conservation. 23, 1, 251-263. (see details) ISI paper
    2. Figueiredo, Estrela; Smith, Gideon F. (2014) Proposal to conserve the name Agave hookeri Jacobi against A. hookeri K. Koch (Agavaceae/Asparagaceae). Taxon. 63, 1, 187-187. (see details) ISI paper
    3. Figueiredo, Estrela; Smith, Gideon F. (2013) (2200) Proposal to conserve the name Littaea geminiflora (Agave geminiflora) against Yucca boscii (Agavaceae/Asparagaceae). Taxon. 62, 5, 1062-1062. (see details) ISI paper
    4. Grace, Olwen M.; Klopper, Ronell R.; Smith, Gideon F.; Crouch, Neil R.; Figueiredo, Estrela; Ronsted, Nina; Van Wyk, Abraham E. (2013) A revised generic classification for Aloe (Xanthorrhoeaceae subfam. Asphodeloideae). Phytotaxa. 76, 7-14. (see details) ISI paper
    5. 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)
    6. Figueiredo, Estrela; Smith, Gideon F.; Nyffeler, Reto (2013) August Wulfhorst (1861-1936) and his overlooked contributions on the flora of Angola. Candollea. 68, 1, 123-131. (see details) ISI paper
    7. Smith, GF; Figueiredo, E (2013) Type specimens online: What is available, what is not, and how to proceed; Reflections based on an analysis of the images of type specimens of southern African Polygala (Polygalaceae) accessible on the worldwide web. Taxon. 62, 4, 801-806. (see details) ISI paper
    8. 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
    9. Klopper R.R., Figueiredo E. (2013) Diversity of ferns and lycophytes in São Tomé and Príncipe: an updated checklist. Scripta Botanica Belgica. 50, 287–293 (see details)
    10. Smith G.F., Klopper R.R., Figueiredo E., Crouch N.R., Bakworth M.E. (2013) A note on four historical names recorded in Aloe L. (Asphodelaceae: Alooideae). Bradleya. 31, 128-132 (see details)
    11. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2013) Notes on the nomenclature of species of Agave L. (Agavaceae /Asparagaceae) grown in and described from European gardens and nurseries. Bradleya. 31, 53-57 (see details)
    12. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2013) The family Crassulaceae in continental Portugal. Bradleya. 31, 76-88 (see details)
    13. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2013) Names associated with Aloe speciosa Baker (Asphodelaceae), a common species in the Western and Eastern Cape Provinces of South Africa. Bradleya. 31, 139-141 (see details)
    14. Figueiredo E., Smith G.F. (2013) Proposal to conserve the name Littaea geminiflora (Agave geminiflora) against Yucca boscii (Agavaceae/Asparagaceae). Taxon. 62, 1061 (see details)
    15. Figueiredo E., Smith G.F. (2013) Proposal to conserve the name Agave leopoldii W. Watson against A. leopoldii Rafarin (Agavaceae/Asparagaceae). Taxon. 62, 1062 (see details)
    16. 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)
    17. Pysek, P; Hulme, PE; Meyerson, LA; Smith, GF; Boatwright, JS; Crouch, NR; Figueiredo, E; Foxcroft, LC; Jarosik, V; Richardson, DM; Suda, J; Wilson, JRU (2013) Hitting the right target: taxonomic challenges for, and of, plant invasions. Aob Plants. 5, (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://plt042; doi:10.1093/aobpla/plt042
    18. 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)
    19. Klopper, RR; Smith, GF; Figueiredo, E; Grace, OM; van Wyk, AE (2013) The correct names for species of Aloe sect. Chortolirion (Asphodelaceae: Alooideae). Taxon. 62, 6, 1266-1267. (see details) ISI paper
    20. Crouch N.R., Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2013) From checklists to an eflora for Southern Africa: past experiences and future prospects for meeting target 1 of the 2020 Global Strategy For Plant Conservation. Annals Of The Missouri Botanical Garden. 99, 153-160 (see details)
    21. Smith, Gideon F.; Figueiredo, Estrela; Crouch, Neil R. (2012) A FIRST RECORD OF YUCCA ALOIFOLIA L. (AGAVACEAE/ASPARAGACEAE) NATURALIZED IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH NOTES ON ITS USES AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY. Haseltonia. 17, 17, 87-93. (see details) ISI paper
    22. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E., Catarino L. (2012) Obituary. Eduardo José dos Santos Moreira Mendes (1924–2011). Bothalia. 42, 1, 67-68 (see details)
    23. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2012) Did the Romans grow succulents in Iberia?. Cactus And Succulent Journal. 84, 1, 33-40 (see details)
    24. Arana M.D., Oggero A.J., Bianco C.A., Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2012) Aloe maculata (Xanthorroeaceae) primer registro para la flora argentina. Darwiniana. 50, 1, 148-153 (see details)
    25. Figueiredo, Estrela; Smith, Gideon F. (2012) Clarifying the application of the long-confused name Aloe commutata, and the establishment of Aloe xcommutata Tod. (Asphodelaceae). Bradleya. 30, 25-32. (see details) ISI paper
    26. Smith, GF; Figueiredo, E (2012) South Africa's ongoing Opuntia Mill. (Cactaceae) problem: the case of Opuntia tomentosa Salm-Dyck. Bradleya. 30, 61-64. (see details) ISI paper
    27. Smith, Gideon F.; Figueiredo, Estrela; Klopper, Ronell R.; Crouch, Neil R.; Janion, Charlene; Chown, Steven L. (2012) A new specific plant host for the agave snout weevil, Scyphophorus acupunctatus Gyllenhal, 1838 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in South Africa: a destructive pest of species of Agave L. (Agavaceae). Bradleya. 30, 19-24. (see details) ISI paper
    28. Smith, GF; Figueiredo, E; Klopper, RR; Crouch, NR (2012) Aloe maculate All. (Asphodelaceae) in the Free State Province, South Africa, and resurrection of 'var. ficksburgensis'. Bradleya. 30, 13-18. (see details) ISI paper
    29. Smith, GF; Figueiredo, E; Klopper, RR; Crouch, NR (2012) Summer-flowering species of maculate Aloe L. (Asphodelaceae: Alooideae) in the Aloe zebrina-complex from South Africa: reinstatement of four names, and description of A. braamvanwykii Gideon F.Sm. & Figueiredo. Bradleya. 30, 155-166. (see details) ISI paper
    30. Smith, Gideon F.; Figueiredo, Estrela (2012) A second species of Furcraea Vent. (Agavaceae), F. tuberosa (Mill.) WTAiton, naturalised in South Africa. Bradleya. 30, 107-110. (see details) ISI paper
    31. Smith, Gideon F.; Figueiredo, Estrela (2012) A further species of Agave L., A. salmiana Otto ex Salm-Dyck (subsp salmiana) var. salmiana (Agavaceae), naturalised in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Bradleya. 30, 179-186. (see details) ISI paper
    32. Smith, Gideon F.; Klopper, Ronell R.; Figueiredo, Estrela; Crouch, Neil R. (2012) Aspects of the taxonomy of Aloe arborescens Mill. (Asphodelaceae: Alooideae). Bradleya. 30, 127-137. (see details) ISI paper
    33. Smith, Gideon F.; Roux, Jacobus P. (Koos); Raven, Peter; Figueiredo, Estrela (2011) AFRICAN HERBARIA SUPPORT TRANSFORMATION ON THE CONTINENT. Annals Of The Missouri Botanical Garden. 98, 2, 272-276. (see details) ISI paper
    34. Smith, Gideon F.; Figueiredo, Estrela (2011) Provenance of the material on which the name Aloe mendesii Reynolds (Asphodelaceae), a cliff-dwelling species from Angola, is based. Bradleya. 29, 61-66. (see details) ISI paper
    35. Smith, GF; Figueiredo, E; Moore, G (2011) Who amends the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature? A response to Applequist & al. (2010). Taxon. 60, 1, 213-215. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/iapt/tax/2011/00000060/00000001/ar...
    36. de Sousa, Filipe; Figueiredo, Estrela; Smith, Gideon F. (2011) The genus Cyphostemma (Planch.) Alston (Vitaceae) in Angola. Bradleya. 29, 79-92. (see details) ISI paper
    37. Smith, GF; Figueiredo, E (2011) Agave americana L. (subsp americana) var. expansa (Jacobi) Gentry (Agavaceae) naturalized in South Africa. Bradleya. 29, 67-72. (see details) ISI paper
    38. Smith, GF; Figueiredo, E; Boatwright, JS; Crouch, NR (2011) South Africa's ongoing Opuntia Mill. (Cactaceae) problem: the case of Opuntia microdasys (Lehm.) Pfeiff. Bradleya. 29, 73-78. (see details) ISI paper
    39. Klopper, Ronell R.; Grace, Olwen M.; Smith, Gideon F.; Figueiredo, Estrela (2011) Reinstatement of Aloe graciliflora Groenew. (Asphodelaceae: Alooideae), a maculate aloe from north-east South Africa. Bradleya. 29, 125-130. (see details) ISI paper
    40. Smith, GF; Walker, CC; Figueiredo, E (2011) What's in a name: an update on epithets used in Aloe L. (Asphodelaceae). Bradleya. 29, 179-181. (see details) ISI paper
    41. Smith, GF; Figueiredo, E; Moore, G (2011) English and Latin as alternative languages for validating the names of organisms covered by the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants: The final chapter?. Taxon. 60, 5, 1502-1503. (see details) ISI paper
    42. Smith, Gideon F.; Figueiredo, Estrela (2011) Conserving Acacia Mill. with a conserved type: What happened in Melbourne?. Taxon. 60, 5, 1504-1506. (see details) ISI paper
    43. De Sousa, F; Figueiredo, E; Smith, GF (2011) VITACEAE A NEW AND AN OVERLOOKED RECORD OF CYPHOSTEMMA IN ANGOLA. Bothalia. 41, 2, 294-295. (see details) ISI paper
    44. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2011) Obituary, Franz Sebastian Müller. Bothalia. 41, 365-368 (see details)
    45. Smith, Gideon F.; Figueiredo, Estrela (2011) Responsible species description: A change of attitude is needed to facilitate and improve access to biological material. Taxon. 60, 6, 1549-1551. (see details) ISI paper
    46. Figueiredo, E; Smith, GF (2011) Who's in a name: eponymy of the name Aloe thompsoniae Groenew., with notes on naming species after people. Bradleya. 29, 121-124. (see details) ISI paper
    47. Figueiredo E., Paiva J., Stévart T., Oliveira F., Smith G.F. (2011) An annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of S.Tomé and Princípe. Bothalia. 41, 41-82 (see details)
    48. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2011) Aloe palmiformis, an endemic krantz aloe from Angola. Cactus And Succulent Journal . 83, 22-27 (see details)
    49. Moore, G; Smith, GF; Figueiredo, E; Demissew, S; Lewis, G; Schrire, B; Rico, L; van Wyk, AE; Luckow, M; Kiesling, R; Sousa, M (2011) The Acacia controversy resulting from minority rule at the Vienna Nomenclature Section: Much more than arcane arguments and complex technicalities. Taxon. 60, 3, 852-857. (see details) ISI paper
    50. Figueiredo, E; Smith, GF (2010) What's in a name: epithets in Aloe L. (Asphodelaceae) and what to call the next new species. Bradleya. 28, 79-102. (see details) ISI paper
    51. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2010) E-taxonomy: an affordable tool to fill the biodiversity knowledge gap. Biodiversity And Conservation. 19, 829–836 (see details)
    52. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2010) Sedum album: a mainstay of european succulents. Cactus And Succulent Journal . 82, 1, 41-42 (see details)
    53. Figueiredo E., Moore G., Smith G.F. (2010) Latin diagnosis: time to let go. Taxon. 59, 2, 617-620 (see details)
    54. Figueiredo E., Moore G., Smith G.F. (2010) (001–002) Proposals to eliminate the Latin requirement for the valid publication of plant names. Taxon. 59, 2, 659-660 (see details)
    55. Smith, GF; Figueiredo, E; Moore, G (2010) Who amends the International code of botanical nomenclature?. Taxon. 59, 3, 930-934. (see details) ISI paper
    56. Klopper R.R., Smith G.F., Figueiredo E., Crouch N.R. (2010) Notes on Agave palmeri Engelm. (Agavaceae) and its allies in the Ditepalae. Bradleya. 28, 53-66 (see details)
    57. Sousa F., Figueiredo E., Smith G.F. (2010) Cyphostemma mendesii F.Sousa (Vitaceae), a new species from Angola. Phytotaxa. 7, 35-39 (see details)
    58. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2010) Petrosedum sediforme, a beautiful species of Crassulaceae from Portugal. Cactus World. 28, 2, 103-106 (see details)
    59. Stévart T., Oliveira F., Figueiredo E. (2010) Conservation of endemic plants in São Tomé and Príncipe (Gulf of Guinea) (poster abstract). Scripta Botanica Belgica . 46, 466 (see details)
    60. Klopper R.R., Figueiredo E. (2010) Pteridophytes and lycophytes of S.Tomé and Príncipe, an update (poster abstract). Scripta Botanica Belgica . 46, 241 (see details)
    61. Moore G., Smith G.F., Figueiredo E., Demissew S., Lewis G., Schrire B., Rico L., van Wyk B. (2010) Acacia, the 2011 Nomenclature Section in Melbourne, and beyond. Taxon. 59, 4, 1188-1195 (see details)
    62. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2010) Purslane (Portulaca oleracea, Portulacaceae) in southern Africa: more useful than most succulents. Cactus And Succulent Journal . 82, 3, 116–121 (see details)
    63. Figueiredo E., Moore G., Smith G.F. (2010) Latin diagnoses: an unnecessary impediment. A response to Jørgensen. Taxon. 59, 5, 1565-1566 (see details)
    64. Figueiredo, E; Smith, GF (2010) THE COLONIAL LEGACY IN AFRICAN PLANT TAXONOMY. South African Journal Of Science. 106, 3-4, 4-7. (see details) ISI paper
    65. Figueiredo E., Smith G.F., Cesar J. (2009) The flora of Angola: first record of diversity and endemism. Taxon. 58, 1, 233-236 (see details)
    66. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E., Crouch N.R., Condy G. (2009) Aloe pronkii. Flowering Plants Of Africa.. 61, 1-6 (see details)
    67. Albuquerque S., Brummitt R.K., Figueiredo E. (2009) Typification of names based on the Angolan collections of Friedrich Welwitsch. Taxon. 58, 2, 641-646 (see details)
    68. Klopper R.R., Matos S., Figueiredo E., Smith G.F. (2009) Aloe in Angola (Asphodelaceae: Alooideae). Bothalia. 39, 1, 19-35 (see details)
    69. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2009) Aloe arborescens Miller (Asphodelaceae) is spreading in Portugal. Bradleya. 27, 165-167 (see details)
    70. Faden R.B., Layton D., Figueiredo E. (2009) Three New Species of Commelina L. (Commelinaceae) from South-central Africa. Systematics And Geography Of Plants. 79, 67-80 (see details)
    71. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E., Pennington P., Davila P. (2009) Getting that grant: how to convince an evaluation panel that your proposal is worthy of funding. Taxon. 58, 2, 675-677 (see details)
    72. Figueiredo E., Gascoigne A., Roux J.P. (2009) New records of pteridophytes from Annobon for the Flora of Equatorial Guinea. Bothalia. 39, 2, 213-216 (see details)
    73. Smith, Gideon F.; Figueiredo, Estrela (2009) Capacity building in taxonomy and systematics. Taxon. 58, 3, 697-699. (see details) ISI paper
    74. Figueiredo E., Soares M., Seibert G., Smith G.F., Faden R.B. (2009) The botany of the Cunene–Zambezi Expedition with notes on Hugo Baum (1867–1950). Bothalia. 39, 2, 185-211 (see details)
    75. Guglielmone L., Gallo L., Meregalli M., Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2009) Allioni’s Aloe L. (Asphodelaceae) names: Nomenclature and typification. Bothalia. 39, 2, 177-183 (see details)
    76. Figueiredo, Estrela; Smith, Gideon F. (2009) THE SUCCULENT FLORA OF ANGOLA. Haseltonia. 15, 15, 69-78. (see details) ISI paper
    77. Daniel T.F., Figueiredo E. (2009) The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expeditions (2001, 2006, 2008) VII. Acanthaceae of São Tomé and Príncipe. Proceedings Of The California Academy Of Sciences. 60, 623–674 (see details)
    78. Smith G.F., Klopper R.R., Figueiredo E., van Wyk A.E., Crouch N. (2008) Aloes in the Eastern Cape of South Africa: the value of natural history observations in biological sciences. South African Journal Of Science. 104, 12 (see details)
    79. Figueiredo E. (2008) The Rubiaceae of Angola. Botanical Journal Of The Linnean Society. 156, 537–638 (see details)
    80. Smith G.F., Walters M., Figueiredo E., Klopper R.R. (2008) Naturalised species of Agave L. (Agavaceae) in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Bradleya. 26, 33-40 (see details)
    81. Soares M., Abreu J, Nunes H., Silveira, P., Schrire, B., Figueiredo, E. (2007) The Leguminosae of Angola: diversity and endemism. Systematics And Geography Of Plants. 77, 2, 141-212 (see details)
    82. Davis A.P., Figueiredo E. (2007) A checklist of the Rubiaceae (coffee family) of Bioko and Annobon (Equatorial Guinea, Gulf of Guinea). Systematics And Biodiversity. 5, 2, 159-186 (see details)
    83. Figueiredo, E. (2007) The Rubiaceae of Cabinda (Angola). Botanical Journal Of The Linnean Society. 154, 455-495 (see details)
    84. Smith, G.F., Figueiredo, E. (2007) Naturalized species of Agave L. (Agavaceae) on the southeastern coast of Portugal. Haseltonia . 13, 1, 52-60 (see details)
    85. Castro, S., Silveira, P., Pereira Coutinho, A., Figueiredo, E. (2005) Systematic studies in Tylosema (Leguminosae). Botanical Journal Of The Linnean Society. 147, 99-115 (see details)
    86. Alves R., Figueiredo E., Davis A.P. (2005) Taxonomy and conservation of the genus Psychotria in S.Tomé e Príncipe (Gulf of Guinea). Botanical Journal Of The Linnean Society . 147, 469-481 (see details)
    87. Figueiredo, E. (2005) The Rubiaceae of São Tomé e Príncipe: taxonomy and conservation. Botanical Journal Of The Linnean Society . 149, 85-114 (see details)
    88. Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. Proposal to conserve the name Agave hookeri Jacobi against A. hookeri K. Koch (Agavaceae / Asparagaceae). 63, 1, 187 (see details)
    1. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2013) Succulent Paradise. Twelve great gardens of the world. Cape Town. Struik. 9781431700905. (see details)
    2. Figueiredo E., Smith G.F. (2012) Common Names of Angolan Plants. Pretoria. Inhlaba Books. (see details)
    3. Walters M., Figueiredo E., Crouch N.R., Winter P., Smith G.F., Zimmerman H., Mashope B. (2011) ABC Taxa. (EDS.), Naturalised and invasive succulents of southern Africa. Brussels. 11, (see details)
    4. Grace O.M., Klopper R.R., Figueiredo E., Smith G.F. (2011) Strelitzia. (EDS.), The Aloe names book. Pretoria. SANBI. 28, (see details)
    5. Figueiredo E., Smith G.F. (2008) Strelitzia. (EDS.), Plants of Angola/Plantas de Angola. Pretoria. South African National Biodiversity Institute. 22, (see details)
    1. Smith G.F., Figueiredo E. (2013) A place for taxonomy in 2010, and beyond?. In: Tracking key trends in biodiversity science and policy. Paris. UNESCO. (see details)
    2. Albuquerque S., Catarino L., Correia A.I., Figueiredo E., Matos S., Soares M. (2010) Types of African plant names in Lisbon. In: Proceedings of the XVIII Congress of the Association for the Taxonomic Study of the Flora of Tropical Africa (AETFAT). Yaoundé, Cameroon.. (see details)
    3. Figueiredo E., Klopper R.R., Soares M., Matos S., Cotrim H., Figueiredo E., Figueiredo E., Smith G.F. (2010) Diversity and endemism of Rubiaceae in Angola. In: Proceedings of the XVIII Congress of the Association for the Taxonomic Study of the Flora of Tropical Africa (AETFAT),. Yaoundé, Cameroon.. (see details)
    4. Figueiredo E., Klopper R.R., Soares M., Matos S., Cotrim H., Figueiredo E., Figueiredo E., Smith G.F. (2010) Aloes of Angola. In: Proceedings of the XVIII Congress of the Association for the Taxonomic Study of the Flora of Tropical Africa (AETFAT),. Yaoundé, Cameroon.. (see details)
    5. Figueiredo E., Klopper R.R., Soares M., Matos S., Cotrim H., Figueiredo E., Figueiredo E., Smith G.F. (2010) Phylogenetic origin of Impatiens (Balsaminaceae) of São Tomé e Príncipe. In: Proceedings of the XVIII Congress of the Association for the Taxonomic Study of the Flora of Tropical Africa (AETFAT),. Yaoundé, Cameroon.. (see details)
    6. Figueiredo E., Roux J.P. (2008) The distribution and conservation of the lowland pteridophytes on the islands of São Tomé and Príncipe (Gulf of Guinea: Africa). . In: Perspectives in pteridophytes. Dehradun, India.. Bishen Singh Mahendra pal Singh. (see details)
    1. Figueiredo E. (2007) Diversity of and endemism of Rubiaceae in Angola. (see details)