THE MORPHOLOGY AND RELATIONSHIPS OF DALECHAMPIA SCANDENS (EUPHORBIACEAE)

@article{Webster1972THEMA,
  title={THE MORPHOLOGY AND RELATIONSHIPS OF DALECHAMPIA SCANDENS (EUPHORBIACEAE)},
  author={G. Webster and B. D. Webster},
  journal={American Journal of Botany},
  year={1972},
  volume={59},
  pages={573-586}
}
  • G. Webster, B. D. Webster
  • Published 1972
  • Biology
  • American Journal of Botany
  • A B S T R A C T The circumtropical but preponderantly American genus Dalechampia, comprising nearly 100 species of twining vines (or rarely subshrubs), is strikingly isolated within the Euphorbiaceae because of its distinctive bibracteate inflorescences. There has been considerable taxonomic controversy with regard to the relationships of the genus, and it has been suggested that Dalechampia is allied to the tribe Euphorbieae because of a supposed analogy between its inflorescence and the… CONTINUE READING
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