Calceolariaceae: floral development and systematic implications.

  title={Calceolariaceae: floral development and systematic implications.},
  author={Eva Mayr and Anton Weber},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  volume={93 3},
The recent establishment of the new family Calceolariaceae, separated from Scrophulariaceae on the basis of molecular evidence, is complemented here by a scanning electron microscopy study of floral morphology and development of 12 species encompassing all genera (Calceolaria, Jovellana, and Stemotria [= Porodittia]). All species showed a similar pattern of organ initiation. The slightly zygomorphic, four-merous calyx is the first floral organ series initiated, with the primordia emerging… 

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