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Systematics Section

Robinson, Harold [1], Skvarla, John J. [2].

Genera of the Vernonieae (Asteraceae) of China with a study of their pollen.

The genera and species of Vernonieae in China are reviewed using revised generic concepts. Vernonia does not occur in the Eastern Hemisphere. The genera that occur in China are Acilepis, Baccharoides, Camchaya, Cyanthillium, Decaneuropsis, Distephanus, Elephantopus. Ethulia, Gymnanthemum, Khasianthus, Monosis, Pseudelephantopus, Strobocalyx and Tarlmounia. The pollen of each genus is described and illustrated. A generic key has been produced.

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1 - Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany MRC 166, National Museum Of Natural History, Po Box 37012, Washington, DC, 20560-0166, USA
2 - University of Oklahoma, Department of Botany and Microbiology, Norman, OK, 73019, USA

Keywords:
Vernonieae
China
genera
pollen
Asteraceae.

Presentation Type: Oral Paper:Papers for Sections
Session: 36
Location: 556A/Convention Center
Date: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010
Time: 1:45 PM
Number: 36004
Abstract ID:259


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