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The Symplocaceae of Japan

  title={The Symplocaceae of Japan},
  author={Hidetoshi Nagamatsu},
  journal={Contributions from the Biological Laboratory, Kyoto University},
  • Hidetoshi Nagamatsu
  • Published 31 March 1993
  • Biology
  • Contributions from the Biological Laboratory, Kyoto University
A taxonomic revision of the family Symplocaceae (Symplocos Jacq. only) in Japan is provided. Throughout a broad survey of herbarium specimens and living plants in the field, pollen grains, inflorescences, and fruits are found to be major source of taxonomic character. Twenty-three species are recognized in Japan, one species (S. sonoharae) being assigned to subgen. Symplocos, and 22 species to subgeri. Hopea (L.) Clarke. The species of subgen. Hopea are further classified into eight sections… 

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