Plant Diversity and Evolution - Volume 129

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No. 3-4

Flora, Vegetation and Landscape of Pomerania

Ed.: Agnieszka Popiela; Stefan Porembski; Ulf Schiefelbein; Franziska Tanneberger; Anetta Wieczorek

2011. 119 pages, 101 figures, 27 tables, 330 g
Language: English

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Book Review: ADANSONIA sér. 3, 2014, 36 (1)

These thematic issues of the renowned review Plant Diversity and Evolution (formerly Botanische Jahrbücher) gather 23 papers together, from Polish and German authors, surveying different aspects in the floristic and landscape ecology of Pomerania, a Baltic province whose the eventful last 70 years caused irreversible changes in population – especially farming one – leading to deep environmental alterations. They originated from a first revival symposium on “Flora, Vegetation and Landscape in Pomerania”, held in September 2007 at Szczecin, Poland. Despite the apparent scattering of papers, dealing mainly with fungi, lichens and plants (but excluding algae), the authors concern for generalization of their results is obvious.

An unexpected and puzzling insight is yielded in the concluding paper of the first volume by Herbichowa & Herbich, who compared the impact of protection on the vegetation changes in four reserves leading either to a restoration of a typical vegetation much faster than planned (Staniszewskie Błoto Reserve), or conversely to a damage, due to an eutrophisation by migrating birds such as cranes – Grus grus – (Białogóra Reserve). So both landscape maintenance and preservation of threatened taxa may be get only by an accurate knowledge of the unsettled “OEconomia Naturae”, already suspected by Linnaeus as soon as 1749 along the northern coasts of the Baltic sea, thus allowing efficient and subtle interventions. The number of the cited references is to be appreciated, considering the long floristical and phytosociological tradition in eastern Europe. A historical study is anyway tackled for the North-West Poland by M. Ziarnek in the second volume. Nevertheless comparisons might be usefully broadened to similar landscapes recognized near the northwestern coasts of our continent. Especially the same pattern of marshes, sometimes including some halophytes, and often subject to peculiar farming practices too, occurs in France (Brittany, Normandy, e.g., southern Cotentin, see the phytosociological works by the late Prof. J.-M. Géhu, as well as those of Michel Provost), and indeed in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, all places which might be connected, at least loosely, by bird migrations.

Thus these special issues are a nice and many facetted introduction to concrete and even experimental ecology applied to the maintenance and restoration of natural environments, and may be of interest for a very wide readership. They encompass so many fields that they suggest much innovative tricks in plant ecology. They provide too a fine editorial model which might be applied to similar programs in Europe, and probably outside. Moreover the most demonstrative cases should be fruitfully set out in school textbooks, fully illustrating the agreement between ecological and mere economical concerns, a major challenge for our century.

Thierry Deroin

ADANSONIA sér. 3, 2014, 36 (1)

Original paper

The situation of Trollius europaeus L. (Ranunculaceae) in the north-east of Central Europe — history, current changes and conservation

Lemke, Tristan

p. 219-228, published: Nov 1, 2011

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Original paper

The impact of climate conditions on the width of annual increments at the maidenhair tree (Ginkgo biloba L.) in urban conditions of Szczecin (NW Poland)

Cedro, Anna; Nowak, Grzegorz; Zieliński, Jarosław

p. 229-240, published: Nov 1, 2011

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Original paper

Distribution and ecology of the lichen Thelomma ocellatum (Caliciaceae) in Pomerania and the world

Schiefelbein, Ulf

p. 241-251, published: Nov 1, 2011

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Original paper

Habitats of the globally threatened Aquatic Warbler (Acrocephalus paludicola) in Pomerania — site conditions, flora, and vegetation characteristics

Tanneberger, Franziska; Bellebaum, Jochen; Dylawerski, Marek; Fartmann, Thomas; Jurzyk-Nordlöw, Sylwia; Koska, Ingo; Tegetmeyer, Cosima; Wojciechowska, Magdalena

p. 253-273, published: Nov 1, 2011

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Original paper

Genetic resources of cultivated plants in northwest Poland (Polish Pomerania)

Dostatny, Denise F.; Dziubiak, Marta

p. 275-282, published: Nov 1, 2011

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Original paper

Distribution history of xerothermic plant species under increasing anthropopression in Polish Pomerania

Prajs, Bozena

p. 283-292, published: Nov 1, 2011

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Original paper

Spatial and seasonal variations of airborne pollen concentrations in four city districts of Szczecin, NW Poland

Puc, Małgorzata

p. 293-300, published: Nov 1, 2011

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Original paper

Hypocreopsis lichenoides (Fungi, Ascomycetes) in Poland

Stasiska, Małgorzata

p. 301-306, published: Nov 1, 2011

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Original paper

Juncetum gerardi Nordh. 1923 in the Oder River estuary (NW Poland)

Startek, Bartosz; Ciaciura, Marian

p. 307-316, published: Nov 1, 2011

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Original paper

Distribution changes of endangered peatland vascular plants in Western Pomerania (Poland)

Sotek, Zofia

p. 317-327, published: Nov 1, 2011

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Original paper

Unexpected vegetation changes in protected wetlands: four examples from Pomerania (N Poland)

Herbichowa, Maria; Herbich, Jacek

p. 329-336, published: Nov 1, 2011

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No. 2

Plant Diversity and Evolution Volume 129 No. 2

2011. 118 pages, 16x24cm, 330 g
Language: English

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Original paper

Synopsis of some important, non-DNA character states in the asterids with special reference to sympetaly

Erbar, Claudia; Leins, Peter

p. 93-123, published: Jun 1, 2011

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Original paper

Microalgae trapped by carnivorous bladderworts (Utricularia, Lentibulariaceae): analysis, attributes and structure of the microalgae trapped

Alkhalaf, Imad Aldeen; Hübener, Thomas; Porembski, Stefan

p. 125-138, published: Jun 1, 2011

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Original paper

Effects of staking and shading on the facultative climber Solanum dulcamara L. and the leaf-angle climber Galium aparine L.

Steinbrecher, Tina; Speck, Thomas; Gallenmüller, Friederike

p. 139-158, published: Jun 1, 2011

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Original paper

Pulling the skeleton out of the closet: resurrection of Phthirusa sensu Martius and consequent revival of Passovia (Loranthaceae)

Kuijt, Job

p. 159-211, published: Jun 1, 2011

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Index to new names and combinations

Plant Div. Evol., Editors

p. 213-213, published: Jun 1, 2011

DOI: 10.1127/1869-6155/2011/0129-0052

No. 1

Plant Diversity and Evolution Volume 129 No. 1

2011. 87 pages, 16x24cm, 250 g
Language: English

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Original paper

A second species of the Namibian genus Dauresia (Asteraceae-Senecioneae)

Nordenstam, Bertil

p. 1-5, published: Mar 1, 2011

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Original paper

Vegetative multiplication and spatial genetic structure in patches of Convallaria majalis L. (Ruscaceae)

Braune, Steffen; Lieske, Kathrin; Frey, Wolfgang; Pfeiffer, Tanja

p. 7-26, published: Mar 1, 2011

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Original paper

A first synthesis of the flora and vegetation of the Tayma oasis and surroundings (Saudi Arabia)

Kürschner, Harald; Neef, Reinder

p. 27-58, published: Mar 1, 2011

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Original paper

Phytocoenotic description of habitats occupied by Hierochloe repens (Host) Simonkai: a new species for the flora of Bydgoszcz

Gęsiński, Krzysztof; Ratyńska, Halina

p. 59-70, published: Mar 1, 2011

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Original paper

Nomenclatural adjustments in the tribe Arabideae (Brassicaceae)

Al-Shehbaz, Ihsan A.; German, Dmitry A.; Karl, Robert; Jordon-Thaden, Ingrid; Koch, Marcus A.

p. 71-76, published: Mar 1, 2011

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Original paper

Studies on Homalomeneae (Araceae) of Borneo VII: Homalomena debilicrista, a new species from Malaysian Borneo, and observations of its pollination mechanics

Chen, Hoe Yin; Yeng, Wong Sin; Boyce, Peter C.; Hung, Wong Mui; Yok, Margaret Chan Kit

p. 77-87, published: Mar 1, 2011

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Original paper

Index to new names and combinations

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p. 89-89, published: Mar 1, 2011

DOI: 10.1127/1869-6155/2011/0129-0048

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