Researcher - UNMSM - Steering Commitee Member
Biologist with many years experience in palm research. She is co-author of six new species in the genus Astrocaryum, and has made more than 600 collections of palms. She has extensive field experience from rainforest, mountain forest and Amazon basin of Peru. She heads the Department of Gymnosperms and Monocots of the Herbarium San Marcos (USM), where she directs the research and teaches various courses. She is a CITES’ scientific authority.