The Families of the Monocotyledons : Structure, Evolution, and Taxonomy (eBook, 1985) [Portland Community College Library]
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The Families of the Monocotyledons : Structure, Evolution, and Taxonomy

Author: Rolf M T Dahlgren; H Trevor Clifford; Peter F Yeo
Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1985.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rolf M T Dahlgren; H Trevor Clifford; Peter F Yeo
ISBN: 9783642616631 3642616631
OCLC Number: 851703009
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 520 pages 225 illustrations)
Contents: Morphological Concepts --
Underground Parts --
The Aerial Stem --
Anatomical Concepts (Leaf and Stem) --
Leaves --
The Inflorescence --
The Flower --
The Floral Axis --
Numerical Conditions and Insertion of the Components of the Flower --
The Perianth --
The Androecium --
The Anther Wall and Tapetum --
The Pollen Grains and Their Dispersal --
The Gynoecium --
The Ovule --
Embryo Sac Formation --
Endosperm Formation --
Embryo Formation --
The Fruit --
The Seed --
The Embryo --
Chemical Characters --
Evolutionary Concepts, Classification --
General Concepts --
Divergent Evolution --
Reduction --
Convergent Evolution --
Criteria for the Monocotyledons --
Origin of the Monocotyledons --
General Remarks --
The Ranalean/Magnoliifloran Hypothesis --
The Hypothesis of Monocotyledons as Ancestral Angiosperms --
Fossils --
Distribution of Character Conditions --
General --
Vegetative Morphology --
Vegetative Anatomy --
Floral Morphology --
Microsporangia, Pollen --
Ovular Characters --
Fruit and Seed Characters --
Chromosomal Characters --
Phytochemical Characters --
Parasites --
Ancestral and Derived Character States in Monocotyledons in General and in Various of the Major Groups --
General --
Vegatative Morphology --
Vegetative Anatomy --
Floral Morphology --
Microsporangia, Pollen --
Ovular Characters --
Fruit and Seed Characters --
Chromosomal Characters --
Phytochemical Characters --
Parasites --
Evolution Within the Monocotyledons --
The Hypothesis of Monocotyledons as Ancestral Angiosperms --
The Ranalean/Magnoliifloran Hypothesis --
Taxonomy --
General --
Superorder Liliiflorae --
Order Dioscoreales --
Order Asparagales --
Order Melanthiales --
Order Burmanniales --
Order Liliales --
Orchids --
Superorder Ariflorae --
Order Arales --
Superorder Triuridiflorae --
Order Triuridales --
Superorder Alismatiflorae --
Order Alismatales --
Order Najadales --
Superorder Bromeliiflorae --
Order Velloziales --
Order Bromeliales --
Order Philydrales --
Order Haemodorales --
Order Pontederiales --
Order Typhales --
Superorder Zingiberiflorae --
Order Zingiberales --
Superorder Commeliniflorae --
Order Commelinales --
Order Hydatellales --
Order Cyperales --
Order Poales --
Superorder Cyclanthiflorae --
Order Cyclanthales --
Superorder Areciflorae. In Cooperation with K. Jakobsen --
Order Arecales --
Superorder Pandaniflorae. In Cooperation with K. Jakobsen --
Order Pandanales --
References --
Index of Names.
Responsibility: by Rolf M.T. Dahlgren, H. Trevor Clifford, Peter F. Yeo.
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