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Monograph of the Genus Aponogeton (Aponogetonaceae)

Series: Bibliotheca Botanica Volume: 137

By: HW van Bruggen (Author)

76 pages, 23 plates, 6 illustrations, 11 maps

Schweizerbart Science Publishers

Paperback | Jan 1985 | #201823 | ISBN: 3510480082
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NHBS Price: £91.50 $115/€108 approx

About this book

Language: English


Contents

1. Introduction 1 

2. General Part 2 
2.1 Morphology 2 
2.2 Vegetative anatomy (by P. BAAS, Leyden) 3 
2.3 Embryology (by F. BOWMAN, Amsterdam) 4 
2.3.1 Introduction 4 
2.3.2 Anther wall formation, microsporogenesis and microgametogenesis 5 
2.3.3 Ovule, megasporogenesis and female gametophyte 5 
2.3.4 Development of the endosperm 6 
2.3.5 Embryogeny 6 
2.3.6 Development and anatomy of the seed coat 7 
2.4 Somatic chromosome numbers (by J. C. ARENDS, Wageningen) 9 
2.5 Palynology and phylogeny (by G. THANIKAIMONI, 
Pondicherry, India) 11 
2.6 Phytochemistry (by R. HEGNAUER, Leyden) 14 
2.7 Distribution 14 
2.8 Habitat and life-cycle 26 
2.9 The importance of cultivation 27 
2.10 Hybrids 27 
2.11 Pests 28 

3. Taxonomic Part 29 
3.1 Generic characters 29 
3.2 Infrageneric groups 29 
3.3 Artificial key to the species 31 
3.4 Description of the species 33 
3.5 Unidentified specimens 67 
3.6 Doubtful names 68 

Acknowledgements 68 
Summary 69 
References to the taxonomic part 69 
Index of names 70 
Identification list 71 
Plates 1-23 75


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