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Bolton, James (bap. 1735, d. 1799), natural history artist and mycologist

Mark Seaward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Mycology and Fungi; Natural History. 699 words.

Bolton, James (bap. 1735, d. 1799), natural history artist and mycologist, was baptized on 23 November 1735; he was probably born on a farm in the Calder valley, Yorkshire. He was the...

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Catesby, Mark

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Ornithology; Botany. 1505 words.

Catesby, Mark (31 December 1682–23 December 1749), naturalist, botanist, and ornithologist, was born in Castle Hedingham, Essex, England, the son of John Catesby, a former town clerk,...

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Comparative pollination ecology between two populations and two varieties of <i>Cypripedium parviflorum</i> (Orchidaceae) in Missouri, United States of America – does size matter?

Retha Edens-Meier, Michael Arduser, Gerardo R Camilo and Peter Bernhardt.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 8617 words.

Abstract

The pollination ecology of two sympatric varieties of Cypripedium parviflorum was compared to determine whether floral dimensions had an impact upon...

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A comparision of ghost orchid (<i>Dendrophylax lindenii</i>) habitats in Florida and Cuba, with particular reference to seedling recruitment and mycorrhizal fungi

Ernesto B Mújica, Justin J Mably, Shannon M Skarha, Laura L Corey, Larry W Richardson, Mark W Danaher, Elaine H González and Lawrence W Zettler.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 8209 words.

Abstract

The ghost orchid, Dendrophylax lindenii, is a rare, leafless epiphyte native to southern Florida and Cuba. Populations of D. lindenii in southern...

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A comparison of patterns of genetic structure in two co-occurring <i>Agave</i> species (Asparagaceae) that differ in the patchiness of their geographical distributions and cultivation histories

Denise L Lindsay, Joel F Swift, Richard F Lance and Christine E Edwards.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 8147 words.

Abstract

Spatial genetic structure in plants can be affected by continuity of geographical distribution, cultivation history, pollination and seed dispersal...

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Cooke, Mordecai Cubitt (1825–1914), naturalist and mycologist

Mary P. English.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Mycology and Fungi. 1059 words.

Cooke, Mordecai Cubitt (1825–1914), naturalist and mycologist, was born on 12 July 1825 at the post office in Horning, Norfolk, the eldest in the family of five sons and three daughters of...

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Deciphering the complex architecture of an herb using micro-computed X-ray tomography, with an illustrated discussion on architectural diversity of herbs

Guillaume Chomicki, Yannick M Staedler, Luc P R Bidel, Christian Jay-Allemand, Jürg Schönenberger and Susanne S Renner.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 5092 words.

Abstract

Differing from most animals, plants have an indeterminate body plan, allowing them to add new body parts throughout their lifetime. The realized...

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Disentangling morphologically similar species of the Andean forest: integrating results from multivariate morphometric analyses, niche modelling and climatic space comparison in <i>Kaunia</i> (Eupatorieae: Asteraceae)

Jessica N Viera Barreto, Patricio Pliscoff, Mariano Donato and Gisela Sancho.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 7017 words.

Abstract

Six subtropical montane forest Kaunia spp. are remarkable for their superficial morphological similarity. We aim to explore different sources of data...

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Driving forces behind evolutionary radiations: <i>Saxifraga</i> section <i>Ciliatae</i> (Saxifragaceae) in the region of the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau

J Ebersbach, A N Muellner-Riehl, A Favre, J Paule, G Winterfeld and J Schnitzler.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 10240 words.

Abstract

The driving forces behind evolutionary radiations in mountain ecosystems are only poorly understood. Using the species-rich alpine taxon Saxifraga sec...

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The epiphytic habitat on a living host: reflections on the orchid–tree relationship

Hanne N Rasmussen and Finn N Rasmussen.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 9552 words.

Abstract

In a living tree crown, the surface expands from year to year and the limbs of the tree thicken, as a consequence of primary and secondary growth. An...

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