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The morphology and relationships of Paracryphia (Paracryphiaceae)

  title={The morphology and relationships of Paracryphia (Paracryphiaceae)},
  author={William C. Dickison and Pieter Baas},
A comprehensive study of floral and vegetative anatomy of the monotypic New Caledonian genus Paracryphia Baker was initiated in an attempt to help clarify the evolutionary relationships of the genus. Detailed descriptions of leaf, axis, nodal, wood, floral, pollen, and fruit morphology and anatomy are presented. In general, most vegetative characters are distinctly primitive whereas those of the reproductive organs are regarded as advanced or specialized. The present study confirms the opinion… 

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