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Title Cycad classification : concepts and recommendations / edited by Terrence Walters and Roy Osborne
Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI Pub., ©2004


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 267 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents 1. "We hold these truths." / Terrence Walters, Roy Osborne and Don Decker -- 2. Saving ghosts? The implications of taxonomic uncertainty and shifting infrageneric concepts in the Cycadales for Red Listing and conservation planning / John Donaldson -- 3. Character evolution, species recognition and classification concepts in the Cycadaceae / Ken D. Hill -- 4. Morphological characters useful in determining species boundaries in Cycas (Cycadaceae) / Anders Lindstrom -- 5. Comments on Cycas, Dyerocycas and Epicycas (Cycadaceae) / Chia-Jui Chen, Ken D. Hill and Dennis Wm. Stevenson -- 6. Classification concepts in Encephalartos (Zamiaceae) / Piet Vorster -- 7. Classification concepts in Macrozamia (Zamiaceae) from eastern Australia / Paul I. Forster -- 8. Classification concepts in Ceratozamia (Zamiaceae) / Loran M. Whitelock -- 9. Relationships and phytogeography in Ceratozamia (Zamiaceae) / Andrew P. Vovides, Miguel A. Perez-Farrera, Dolores Gonzalez and Sergio Avendano -- 10. A morphometric analysis of the Ceratozamia norstogii complex (Zamiaceae) / Miguel A. Perez-Farrera, Andrew P. Vovides, Luis Hernandez-Sandoval, Dolores Gonzalez and Mahinda Martinez -- 11. Hypotheses on the relationship between biogeography and speciation in Dioon (Zamiaceae) / Timothy J. Gregory and Jeffrey Chemnick -- 12. Molecular phylogeny of Zamia (Zamiaceae) / Paolo Caputo, Salvatore Cozzolino, Paolo De Luca, Aldo Moretti and Dennis Wm. Stevenson -- 13. Systematics of mesoamerican Zamia (Zamiaceae) / Bart Schutzman -- 14. Zamiaceae of Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru / Dennis Wm. Stevenson -- 15. In search of the true tree: guidelines for classification / Roy Osborne and Terrence Walters -- The World List of Cycads / Ken D. Hill, Dennis Wm. Stevenson and Roy Osborne -- Glossary of terms encountered in cycad systematics / Roy Osborne and Terrence Walters
Summary Presents the classification of approximately 300 species of cycads, and includes contributions from leading researchers from Australia, China, Italy, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand and the USA. The book provides guidelines for the designation of species, species boundaries and species groupings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cycads -- Classification
NATURE -- Plants -- General.
Endangered species.
Geographical distribution.
Nature conservation.
Genre/Form Classification.
Form Electronic book
Author Walters, Terrence, 1955-
Osborne, Roy
ISBN 0851998712