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The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants, Volume 14: Flowering Plants: Eudicots - Aquifoliales, Boraginales, Bruniales, Dipsacales, Escalloniales, Garryales, Paracryphiales, Solanales (except Convolvulaceae), Icacinaceae, Metteniusaceae, Vahliaceae

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  • Richly illustrated throughout
  • Takes the most recent systematic findings into account
  • An indispensable source of information for anybody in the field of pure and applied plant sciences

Series: The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants Volume: 14

By: Joachim W Kadereit(Editor), Volker Bittrich(Editor), Klaus Kubitzki(Editor)

412 pages, 76 b/w photos and b/w illustrations


Hardback | May 2016 | #228073 | ISBN-13: 9783319285320
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The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants, Volume 14 covers the orders Boraginales, Garryales and Solanales (except Convolvulaceae) of the Lamiids (Asterids I) as well as three unplaced families of that clade, i.e. Vahliaceae, Icacinaceae and Metteniusaceae, and the orders Aquifoliales, Escalloniales, Bruniales, Dipsacales and Paracryphiales of the Campanulids (Asterids II). It is the first of two final volumes to (almost) complete the treatment of the Asterids, which started with Vol. VI (Cornales, Ericales, 2004) and continued with Vol. VII (Lamiales, 2004) and Vol. VIII (Asterales, 2007). The present volume provides descriptions for 35 families and altogether 340 genera, including three genera of somewhat uncertain family affiliation. It provides identification keys for families within orders and for all genera within families, and also discusses probable phylogenetic relationships. The wealth of information contained in this volume makes it an indispensable source for all those working in pure and applied plant sciences.


Introduction to the orders and families of uncertain position of this volume V. Bittrich, J. W. Kadereit, with M. Weigend

Adoxaceae A. Backlund and V. Bittrich
Aquifoliaceae P.-A. Loizeau, V. Savolainen, S. Andrews, G. Barriera and R. Spichiger
Aucubaceae Q.Y. Xiang
Boraginaceae M. Weigend, F. Selvi, D.C. Thomas and H.H. Hilger
Bruniaceae R. Classen-Bockhoff
Caprifoliaceae (with Zabelia incert. sed.) U. Hofmann + and V. Bittrich
Cardiopteridaceae M. Schori
Codonaceae M. Weigend and H.H. Hilger
Columellaceae A. Backlund
Dipsacaceae V. Mayer
Ehretiaceae M. Gottschling, M. Weigend and H.H. Hilger
Eremosynaceae J.G. Conran and T.D. Macfarlane
Escalloniaceae J. Lundberg
Eucommiaceae L.-B. Zhang
Garryaceae A. Liston
Heliotropiaceae N. Diane, H.H. Hilger, H. Forther, M. Weigend and F. Luebert
Helwingiaceae Q.Y. Xiang
Hydroleaceae V. Bittrich and Maria C. E. Amaral
Hydrophyllaceae M. Hofmann, G.K. Walden, H.H. Hilger and M. Weigend
Icacinaceae M.J. Potgieter and R. Duno
Lennoaceae V. Bittrich
Metteniusaceae W.C. Dickison and V. Bittrich
Montiniaceae L.P. Ronse De Craene
Morinaceae U. Hofmann and V. Bittrich
Paracryphiaceae W.C. Dickison and J. Lundberg
Phyllonomaceae J. Lundberg
Polyosmaceae J. Lundberg
Solanaceae G.E. Barboza, A.T. Hunziker +, G. Bernardello, A.A Cocucci, C. Carrizo Garcia, V. Fuentes, M.O. Dillon, V. Bittrich, M.T. Cosa, R. Subils, A. Romanutti, S. Arroyo, A. Anton
Sphenocleaceae T.G. Lammers
Sphenostemonaceae M. Thiv
Stemonuraceae M.J. Potgieter, M. Schori and T.M.A. Utteridge
Tribelaceae A. Backlund
Vahliaceae M. Thiv
Valerianaceae F. Weberling and V. Bittrich
Wellstediaceae H.H. Hilger and M. Weigend

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