Major trends in stem anatomy and growth forms in the perianth-bearing Piperales, with special focus on Aristolochia.

@article{Wagner2014MajorTI,
  title={Major trends in stem anatomy and growth forms in the perianth-bearing Piperales, with special focus on Aristolochia.},
  author={Sarah T Wagner and Linnea Hesse and Sandrine Isnard and Marie-St{\'e}phanie Samain and Jay F. Bolin and Erika E. Maass and Christoph Neinhuis and Nick P. Rowe and S. E. Wanke},
  journal={Annals of botany},
  year={2014},
  volume={113 7},
  pages={1139-54}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The order Piperales has the highest diversity of growth forms among the earliest angiosperm lineages, including trees, shrubs, climbers and herbs. However, within the perianth-bearing Piperales (Asarum, Saruma, Lactoris, Hydnora, Prosopanche, Thottea and Aristolochia), climbing species only occur in the most species-rich genus… CONTINUE READING