Maria Regina Barbossa
Maria holds a degree in Forestry Engineering from Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (1980), a Masters in Biological Sciences (Botany) from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1985) and a PhD in Plant Biology from the State University of Campinas (1996). She is an associate professor at the Federal University of Paraíba and a collaborator at the Federal University of Pernambuco.
She has experience in Botany, with emphasis on Taxonomy of Angiosperms, acting on the following topics:. Northeast Brazilian Flora northeast, taxonomy and diversity of Rubiaceae, floristic Atlantic and scrub forest, and plant-animal relationships.