The Cruciferae of Continental North America: Systematics of the Mustard Family from the Arctic to Panama

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Stanford University Press, 1993 - Science - 976 pages
This large-scale work draws together over 50 years of research and study by the world's leading authority on the important plant family Cruciferae. Worldwide, the mustards, which are morphologically diverse and economically valuable, comprise roughly 350 genera and perhaps 3500 species. Included in the Cruciferae are vegetables (radish, cabbage, broccoli, turnip, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts), ornamental species (stock, sweet alyssum), familiar condiment sources, the bases for both edible and industrial oils, and the annual wildflowers and weeds that blanket so many landscapes in spring and summer. Taxonomic criteria and the systematics of every species of the family known to occur in continental North America, including the weeds and cultivated introductions from Europe and Asia are detailed here. Such coverage, much of it drawn from the author's own research, has not been attempted since 1838. The book describes eight new species and 16 new varieties and reassigns 32 taxa to different genera or species.
 

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Contents

Plates Plate 1 Ornithocarpa torulosa
4
Pollens of Dithyrea
7
Pollens of Dimorphocarpa
8
Chromosomes of Cruciferae
10
Flowers and siliques of Dimorphocarpa wislizenii
12
Rorippa floridana
13
Phytogeography and Endemism
15
Distribution of Leavenworthia
18
Arabis
190
Arab1s
198
Armoracia lacustris
212
Athysanus Barbarea and Brassica
220
Cдfe1e
238
Cardamine
254
Cardamine
266
Cardamine
287

Siliques of Lesquerella densipila
23
Siliques of Lesquerella lescurii
24
Siliques of Lesquerella perforata
25
Siliques of Lesquerella stonensis
26
Siliques seeds and infructescences
27
Siliques seeds and infructescences
28
Leavenworthia crassa
30
Leavenworthia exigua
31
Leavenworthia uniflora
32
Silique variation in Leavenworthia
33
Silique variation in Leavemvorthia
34
Dehisced siliques of Leavenworthia
36
Flower details of Leavenworthia
38
Silique apices of Thelypodium and Thelypodiopsis
39
Arabis williamsii
40
Arabis lasiocarpa
41
Arabis tiehmii
42
Seeds of Rorippa
43
Flowers of Dimorphocarpa wislizenii and Dithyrea
46
Flowers of Leavenworthia
47
Flowers of Leavenworthia
48
Nectar glands of Thelypodium
49
Lepidium davisii
51
Trichomes of Lesquerella
54
Trichomes of Lesquerella
55
Trichomes of Lesquerella
56
Trichomes of Lesquerella
57
Trichomes of Lesquerella macrocarpa
58
Trichomes of Lesquerella tenella
59
Trichomes of Lesquerella pueblensis
60
Trichomes of Lesquerella inflata
61
Trichomes of Lesquerella arctica
62
Trichomes of Lesquerella inflata
63
Trichomes of Lesquerella utahensis
64
Pollen of Asta schaffiíeri var pringlei
66
Pollen of Streptanthus Sibara and Vella
67
Pollen of Physaria
68
Pollen of Nerisyrenia and Pennellia
69
Chromosomes of Arabis Leavenworthia and Lesquerella
71
Chromosomes of Halimolobos Hutchinsia Stanleya and Streptanthella
72
Chromosomes of Arabis Lepidium Lesquerella Physaria and Synthlipsis
73
Chromosomes of Streptanthus Selenia and Synthlipsis
74
Protogyny in Arabis constancei
78
Methods of Treatment
81
Alliaria Alyssum Anelsonia and Arabidopsis
111
Arabis
140
Arabis fendleri
148
Arabis
162
Arabis
171
Arabis
184
Cardamine parviflora
292
Cardaria Chlorocrambe Chorispora and Caulanthus
301
Caulanthus barnebyi
308
Caulanthus
312
Cusickiella
333
Coronopus and Descurainia
339
Descurainia Diplotaxis and Dithyrea
350
Draba
400
Draba carnosula
402
Draba
408
Drabд
411
Draba
424
Draba
442
Erysimum
480
Erysimum
489
Erysimum Euclidium and Halimolobos
493
Hesperis Hutchinsia Idahoa Isatis and Lepidium
514
Leavenworthia aurea
526
Leavenworthia crassa 527
530
Leavenworthia exigua var exigua 528
531
Leavenworthia exigua var иед 529
556
Lesquerella
638
Lesquerella
648
Lesquerella pinetorum
651
Lesquerella
660
Lunaria Malcolmia Neslia Phoenicaulis and Physaria
665
Physaria Polyctenium and Raphanus
706
Polyctenium williamsiae
717
Rollinsia paysonii
723
Romanschulzia meyeri
732
Romanschulzia schistacea
734
Rorippa
747
Rorippa pinnata
763
Rorippa sinuata
766
Schoenocrambe Sisymbrium and Sibara
775
Stanleya Streptanthella Sabularia Teesdalia and Thelypodium
818
Streptanthus
827
Streptanthus
842
Stroganowia tiehmii
852
Synthlipsis densiflora
856
Synthlipsis elata
857
Synthlipsisgreggii
859
Thelypodiopsis divaricata
869
Thelypodiopsis retrofracta
873
Plate 11o Thelypodium
881
Stanleya and Thelypodium
884
Thelypodium
886
Thelypodium and Thysanocarpus
911
Literature Cited
927
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