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A Worldwide Monograph of Swertia and Its Allies

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By: Ho Ting-Nong(Author), Liu Shang-wu(Author)

430 pages, b/w photos, b/w line drawings

Science Press

Paperback | Jun 2015 | #224714 | ISBN-13: 9787030421487
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About this book

Language: English

The tribe Gentianae circumscribed by Struwes and Albert (2002) comprises 17 genera in two subtribes. A Worldwide Monograph of Swertia and Its Allies presents a monograph of the rotate group comprising Swertia, Sinoswertia, Lomatogoniopsis, Lomatogonium, and Veratrilla.


1. Inter-generic circumscription of Swertia and allies
1.1. An introduction to the tribe Gentianae
1.2. Key to genera of the tribe Gentianae and subtribe Swertiinae
1.3. Morphological differentiation between the rotate and tubular genera

2. Swertia Linnaeus
2.1. Historical survey
2.2. Generic circumscription in the present work
2.2.1. Frasera
2.2.2. Ophelia
2.2.3. Anagallidium
2.3. Taxonomic traits of Swertia sensu lato
2.3.1. Gross morphology
2.3.2. Embryology
2.3.3. Chromosomes
2.3.4. Pollen traits
2.3.5. Pollen traits of subgenera and sections
2.3.6. Taxonomic implications of pollen traits
2.4. Distribution and diversification
2.5. Taxonomic treatment
2.5.1. An enumeration of Swertia L.
2.5.2. Key to taxa
2.5.3. A systematic account
2.6. Unknown (uncertain) species
2.7. The names excluded from Swertia L.

3.  Sinoswertia T.N. Ho, S.W. Liu & J.Q. Liu
3.1. Taxonomic treatments
3.2. Reproductive biology
3.3. Embryology
3.4. Systematic position
4.  Lomatogoniopsis T.N. Ho & S.W. Liu
4.1. Taxonomic treatment
4.2. Pollen morphology
4.3. Systematic position

5. Veratrilla Baillonex Franchet
5.1. Taxonomic treatment
5.2. Pollen morphology
5.3. Systematic position

6. Lomatogonium A. Braun
6.1. Taxonomic treatment
6.2. Embryology
6.3. Chromosome numbers
6.4. Pollen morphology
6.5. Uncertain species
6.6. The names excluded from Lomatogonium

7. Main references

8. Representative specimens
8.1. Representative specimens for Swertia L.
8.2. Representative specimens for Sinoswertia T.N. Ho, S.W. Liu & J.Q. Liu
8.3. Representative specimens for Lomatogoniopsis T.N. Ho & S.W. Liu fu hua
8.4. Representative specimens for Veratrilla Baillon ex Franchet
8.5. Representative specimens for Lomatogonium A. Braun
8.6. Index to collectors of cited specimens


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