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Taxonomy of Carex sect. Rhomboidales (Cyperaceae)


By: Jin Xiao-Feng (Author), Zheng Chao-Zong (Author)

237 pages, colour & b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables

Science Press

Hardback | Jun 2013 | #208133 | ISBN-13: 9787030375124
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £69.99 $85/€78 approx

About this book

Language: English

Based on literature survey, specimen examination and field work, together with the observations of achene micromorphology, perigynium micromorphology and leaf anatomy, this monograph presents the delimitation and revision of Carex sect. Rhomboidales (Cyperaceae). Forty species with six subspecies and four varieties are recognized in this monograph, including a new species Carex pengii X. F. Jin & C. Z. Zheng. Four subspecies and one variety are combined: Carex harlandii subsp. khoi (T.V. Egorova & Aver.) X.F. Jin, C. canina subsp. collifera (ohwi) X.F. Jin, C. wahuensis subsp. sakonis (T. Koyama) X.F. Jin, C. longirostrata subsp. tsinlingensis (K.T. Fu) X.F. Jin, and C. rhynchophora var. chorda (H. Lev. & Vaniot) X.F. Jin. Lectotypes are designated for C. basiflora C.B. Clarke, C. brevicuspi C. B. Clarke, C.boottiana Hook. & Arn., C. harcei C.B. Clarke, C. harlandii Boott, C. simulans C.B. Clarke, C. wilfordii C.B. Clarke and C. wahuensis C.A. Mey. subsp. robusta (Franch. & Sav.) T. Koyama. Twenty-eight names of taxa are reduced as synonyms. All recognized species, subspecies and varieties are described with illustrations and specimen cited.

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