Comparative floral structure and systematics in Apodanthaceae (Rafflesiales)

  title={Comparative floral structure and systematics in Apodanthaceae (Rafflesiales)},
  author={Albert Blarer and Daniel L. Nickrent and Peter K. Endress},
  journal={Plant Systematics and Evolution},
Abstract.Comparative studies on floral morphology, anatomy, and histology were performed to identify shared features of the genera of Apodanthaceae (Rafflesiales): Apodanthes, Pilostyles, and Berlinianche. Berlinianche was studied for the first time in detail and its affinity to Apodanthaceae was confirmed. It has a previously undescribed hair cushion on the inner perianth organs and inaperturate pollen. Shared features of members of Apodanthaceae are: unisexual flowers; three (or four… 

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