Leaf epidermis and stomata in Combretaceae: Conclusions


The significance of leaf epidermis in the taxonomy of the Combretaceae, Conclusions

by Stace C. A. (1981)

in Bot. J. Linn. Soc., (81) 327–339.- DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8339.1980.tb01682.x



The classification of the Combretaceae in relation to the anatomy of the leaf epidermis (especially to trichomes) is surveyed, with particular reference to Combretum.

The new combination Calopyxis grandidieri (Drake) Capuron ex Stace is made and the new section Calopyxis sect. Petalantha Stace is described. A sectional review of Combretum is presented. The 69 sections are reduced to 45, and full bibliographic details, typification and synonymy are set out.



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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.

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