Flowering Plants. Monocotyledons: Lilianae (except Orchidaceae)
Springer Science & Business Media, Aug 27, 1998 - Science - 478 pages
When Rolf Dahlgren and I embarked on preparing this book series, Rolf took prime responsibility for monocotyledons, which had interested him for a long time. After finishing his comparative study and family classification of the mono cots, he devoted much energy to the acquisition and editing of family treatments for the present series. After his untimely death, Peter Goldblatt, who had worked with him, continued to handle further incoming monocot manuscripts until, in the early 1990s, his other obligations no longer allowed him to continue. At that time, some 30 manuscripts in various states of perfection had accumulated, which seemed to form a solid basis for a speedy completion of the FGVP monocots; with the exception of the grasses and orchids which would appear in separate volumes. I felt a strong obligation to do everything to help in publishing the manuscripts that had been put into our hands. I finally decided to take charge of them personally, although during my life as a botanist I had never seriously been interested in mono cots.
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INTRODUCTION TO MONOCOTYLEDONS
Epicuticular Wax Ultrastructure
Floral Biology S Vogel
Conspectus of Families Treated in This Volume
Alliaceae К Rahn
Anemarrhenaceae J G Conran and P J Rudall
Asparagaceae K Kubitzki and P J Rudall 125
Burmanniaceae H Maasvan de Kamer
Johnsoniaceae H T CLIFFORD and J G CONRAN 336
Lomandraceae J G CONRAN 354
N TAMURA 369
Dioscoreaceae H Huber 216
N TAMURA 444
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3-lobed actinomorphic Africa Amaryllidaceae America anatomy Anemarrhena Anthericaceae anthers apex apically Asparagales Australia axillary basal base basifixed bracts Bulb leaves Burmanniaceae Calochortaceae Calochortus capsule carpels cells Chase chromosome number connate Conran Convallariaceae corm Cotyledon Cyclanthaceae cylindric Dahlgren dehiscing dorsifixed elongated embryo Embryology endosperm epidermis erect exine fibrous filaments free filiform fleshy floral flowering stems foliage leaves fruit Gagea genera genus glabrous globose Goldblatt herbs inflorescence inner tepals introrse Iridaceae Iridoideae Ixioideae lanceolate leaf Liliaceae Liliales linear lobes locule loculicidal monocotyledons Moraea outer tepals ovary ovoid ovules pedicels perennials perianth perigone phytomelan plants pollen pollen grains Prosartes raceme rarely rhipidia rhizome roots Rudall Scape Scoliopus sect seeds septal nectaries sessile sheathing short sometimes spathes species Speta stamens Staminate flowers stigma style branches subgen Takhtajan Tamura taxa tepals tepals free terete testa thickened Thismia Tricyrtis tube tuberous Tulipa tunics usually vascular whorl yellow zygomorphic