Flowering Plants Eudicots

Kadereit and C.Jeffrey Eds. THE FAMILIES AND GENERA OF VASCULAR PLANTS Volume I Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms Edited by K.U. Kramer and P.S. Green 1990 Date of publication 28.9.1990 Volume II Flowering Plants. Dicotyledons. Magnoliid, Hamamelid and Caryophyllid Families Edited by K. Kubitzki, J.G. Rohwer, and V. Bittrich 1993 Date of publication 28.7.1993 Volume III Flowering Plants. Monocotyledons Lilianae except Orchidaceae Edited by K. Kubitzki 1998 Date of publication...

Miriam Repplinger

It is a great pleasure to introduce this volume of the Families and Genera of Vascular Plants, containing the treatments of Compositae and all other families of the Asterales. In these treatments, the immense amount of evidence recently accrued has been taken into account to present an up-to-date picture of the systematics of these groups. This fully meets the aim of this series to distil and organise knowledge. Compositae have always been in the focus of plant systematists, and here more than...

Alseuosmiaceae

Psiloxylon Flower

Alseuosmiaceae Airy Shaw, Kew Bull. 18 249 1965 . Platyspermatiaceae Doweld 2001 . Shrubs, sometimes creeping or epiphytic sub-shrubs. Leaves alternate, sub-opposite or in pseudo-whorls, simple, entire or serrate, estipulate. Multicellular, uniseriate hairs present in leaf axils, rarely also on leaves and stems, and erect unicellular hairs sometimes present on both leaves and stems. Flowers regular, hermaphroditic or functionally unisexual, tetra- or pentamerous, rarely up to hexamerous,...

Calyceraceae

Ssp Boopis

Mus. Hist. Nat. 6 74 1820 , nom. cons. F.H. Hellwig Perennial or rarely annual herbs, occasionally subligneous, often stemless or with scapiform flowering shoots. Leaves alternate, often forming a basal rosette, somewhat fleshy, without stipules, sessile or narrowed into a distinct petiole, undivided to dissected, margin entire, sinuate, dentate or serrate, sometimes revolute. Flowers in capitula, surrounded by triangular to lanceolate involucral bracts which...

Argophyllaceae

Argophyllum Ellipticum

Takht., Systema Magnoliophytorum 208 1987 . Corokiaceae Kapil ex Takht. 1997 . Shrubs or small trees. T-shaped trichomes present on stems, leaves, inflorescences, and flowers. Leaves alternate or in 3-4-leaved fascicles on brachyblasts , simple, estipulate with entire or serrate margins. Flowers borne in axile or sometimes terminal panicles or racemes, sometimes in few-flowered fascicles or solitary, regular, hermaphroditic, mostly pentamerous. Aestivation valvate. Sepals 5...

Asterales Introduction and Conspectus

Campanulales of many authors , with Alseuosmiaceae, Argophyllaceae, Composi-tae Asteraceae , Calyceraceae, Campanulaceae incl. Cyphiaceae, Lobeliaceae, Nemacladaceae , Carpodetaceae included in Rousseaceae by APG II 2003 , Goodeniaceae, Menyanthaceae, Pentaphragmataceae, Phellinaceae, Rousseaceae and Stylidiaceae incl. Donatiaceae , contain about 26,300 species in c. 1,720 genera. The large majority of species and genera belong to Compositae and Campanulaceae. The order is well...