Gynoecium diversity and systematics of the Laurales

  title={Gynoecium diversity and systematics of the Laurales},
  author={P. K. Endress and A. Igersheim},
  journal={Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society},
  • P. K. Endress, A. Igersheim
  • Published 1997
  • Biology
  • Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society
  • Carpel and ovule structure was comparatively studied in representatives of all eight families of the Laurales: Amborellaceae, Calycanthaceae, Chloranthaceae, Gomortegaceae,Hernandiaceae, Lauraceae, Monimiaceae, and Trimeniaceae. In all representatives the carpels are closed at anthesis. As in Magnoliales/winteroids, closure takes place in three different modes: (1) by postgenital fusion of the stylar (and ovarial) ventral slit (Calycanthaceae, Gomortegaceae, Lauraceae, Hernandiaceae); (2) by… CONTINUE READING
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