Floral diagrams : an aid to understanding flower morphology and evolution [E-Book] / Louis P. Ronse De Craene.
Ronse Decraene, L. P., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010
1 online resource (xv, 441 pages)
englisch
9780521729451
9780521493468
9780511806711
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. I. Introduction to floral diagrams
  • 1. Introduction to flower morphology
  • 2. Floral diagrams
  • 3. Floral diagrams used in this book
  • pt. II. Floral diagrams in the major clades
  • 4. Systematic significance of floral diagrams
  • 5. Basal angiosperms: the ascent of flowers
  • 6. Monocots: variation on a trimerous Bauplan
  • 7. Early diverging eudicots: a transition between two worlds
  • 8. Basal core eudicots: the event of pentamerous flowers
  • 9. Caryophyllids: how to reinvent lost petals
  • 10. Rosids: the diplostemonous alliance
  • 11. Asterids: tubes and pseudanthia
  • pt. III. Conclusions
  • 12. Distinctive systematic characters and cryptic apomorphies
  • 13. Floral diagrams and major angiosperm groups
  • 14. Outlook.