Generic Status and Lectotypifications for Gymnospora (Polygalaceae)

  title={Generic Status and Lectotypifications for Gymnospora (Polygalaceae)},
  author={Jos{\'e} Floriano Bar{\^e}a Pastore and Pedro Lu{\'i}s Rodrigues de Moraes},
Abstract.  Polygala sect. Gymnospora Chodat (Polygalaceae) is recognized at the generic rank based on recent phylogenetic evidence as Gymnospora (Chodat) J. F. B. Pastore with two new combinations, G. blanchetii (Chodat) J. F. B. Pastore and G. violoides (A. St.-Hil. & Moq.) J. F. B. Pastore. We also present a taxonomic key for species identification and argue that P. blanchetii Chodat should not be treated as a synonym of P. pedicellaris A. St.-Hil. & Moq. and that P. pedicellaris is better… 

Preliminary synopsis of the genus Hebecarpa (Polygalaceae)

To make the most accurate names available for modern workers, 11 names are transferred which the authors think most likely reflect discreet evolutionary lineages (species) and bringing the total number of Hebecarpa species to 19.

A Molecular Phylogeny and Taxonomic Notes in Caamembeca (Polygalaceae)

A phylogenetic analysis of 11 species of Caamembeca based on nrITS, matK, thetrnL intron, and trnL-trnF intergenic spacer is presented, providing an improved understanding of the genus.

Interspecific hybridization in North American Polygala (Polygalaceae)

It is found that the morphologically intermediate individuals within intermixed populations of both species pairs did indeed share all of the variable nucleotide sites in nrITS among the parent species, and it was determined that in bothspecies pairs, the parentage was bidirectional.

Typification of plant names published by Giovanni Casaretto based on specimens collected in Brazil and Uruguay

Based on the preceding collections, Casaretto published a total of 101 names, of which, according to the present study, 27 names are currently accepted, 12 serve as basionyms for currently accepted names, 7 are illegitimate due to superfluity, and 55 are heterotypic synonyms of previously published names.

Polygala judithea (Polygalaceae), a new species from Chapada dos Veadeiros, Goiás, Brazil

A new species of Polygala judithea is described from Chapada dos Veadeiros, Goiás, Brazil and its habitat and phenology are discussed.

Development, structure and function of bracteal nectaries in Caamembeca laureola (A.St.Hil & Moq.) JFB Pastore (Polygalaceae)

These glands are named as bracteal nectaries, the first such report for the entire Polygalaceae, and brings up new data and interpretations regarding the role that such structures play in the studied group and also attributes diagnostic value to the character.

Flora da Usina São José, Igarassu, Pernambuco: Polygalaceae

Five genera and nine species were recognized to the fragment of Atlantic Forest in the area of Usina Sao Jose, Igarassu, Pernambuco, and they are mainly recognized by the habit, the occurrence and shape of the glands on the base of the petiole and pedicel, fruit type, shape of seeds and occurrence of appendages on them.

Four New Species of Asemeia (Polygalaceae) from Goiás State, Brazil

Four new species of Asemeia (Polygalaceae) are described, which are endemic to savannas in central Brazil, in Goiás State, and compare the floral morphology of allied species.

Flora das cangas da Serra dos Carajás, Pará, Brasil: Polygalaceae

O estudo foram encontradas seis especies distribuidas em quatro generos: Bredemeyera divaricata, B. floribunda, Caamembeca spectabilis, Polygala adenophora, Securidaca diversifolia e S. rivinifolia, nenhuma delas endemica da regiao ou do estado do Para.



A Synopsis, New Combinations, and Synonyms in Acanthocladus (Polygalaceae)

A synopsis of the American genus Acanthocladus Klotzsch ex Hassk.


It is shown that evolution of the caruncular elaiosome type currently associated with ant dispersal occurred 54.0–50.5 million year ago, long after an estimated increase in ant lineages in the late Cretaceous based on molecular studies, but broadly concomitant with increasing global temperatures culminating in the Late Paleocene–Early Eocene thermal maxima.


Summary Flora Fluminensis was written by Fra J. M. da C. Vellozo at the end of the I8th century but it was published only later, after the author's death. In I825 three fourths of the text was

Notes on Polygalaceae from Suriname

The taxonomic status of Polygala stipulata Chodat and Monnina membranacea Miq.

Monographia Polygalacearum

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  • 1893

Ovules and Seeds of the Polygalaceae

Notes on the disintegration of Polygala ( Polygalaceae ) with four new genera for the Flora of North America

  • J . Bot . Res . Inst . Texas
  • 2011

Polygalarum africanarum et madagascariensium prodromus atque gerontogæi generis Heterosamara Kuntze , a genere Polygala L . segregati et a nobis denuo recepti , synopsis monographica

  • Fontqueria
  • 2009