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Anatomically preserved Silurian ‘nematophytes’ from the Welsh Borderland (UK)

Dianne Edwards, Rosmarie Honegger, Lindsey Axe and Jennifer L Morris.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 7073 words.

Abstract

Stratified charcoalified fragments of thalloid organisms with tripartite tissue construction have been isolated from the basal member of the Upper...

Are superior ovaries damaged by the bills of flower-visiting birds and does this preclude adaptation to bird pollinators?

Chang-Qiu Liu, Yang Niu, De-Li Peng and Hang Sun.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 7797 words.

Abstract

A biological trait may promote adaptation to particular pollinators, and this may be a major factor governing the variation of pollination systems...

Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

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

Chemical composition and secretion biology of the floral bouquet in legume trees (Fabaceae)

Cristina Ribeiro Marinho, Maria Elvira Poleti Martucci, Leonardo Gobbo-Neto and Simone PÁdua Teixeira.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 8613 words.

Abstract

In the present investigation, we studied the floral bouquet and its associate osmophores in three legume trees using a combination of chemical and...

Comparative pollination ecology between two populations and two varieties of Cypripedium parviflorum (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...

A comparision of ghost orchid (Dendrophylax lindenii) 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...

A comparison of patterns of genetic structure in two co-occurring Agave 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...

Convergent evolution of high elevation plant growth forms and geographically structured variation in Andean Lupinus (Fabaceae)

Natalia Contreras-Ortiz, Guy W Atchison, Colin E Hughes and Santiago Madriňán.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 10704 words.

Abstract

The Andean Lupinus radiation presents one of the highest rates of net species diversification in plants and includes species with a wide variety of...

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...

Disentangling morphologically similar species of the Andean forest: integrating results from multivariate morphometric analyses, niche modelling and climatic space comparison in Kaunia (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...