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H. W. van Bruggen:

Monograph of the genus Aponogeton (Aponogetonaceae)

1985. VIII, 76 pages, 6 figures, 23 plates, 11 maps, 1 fold-out page, 23x31cm, 500 g
Language: English

(Bibliotheca Botanica, Heft 137)

ISBN 978-3-510-48008-1, paperback, price: 86.00 €

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Keywords

Botanik Aponogeton Aponogetonaceae

Contents

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The author announced a world monograph on this genus that now has been published. 43 species have been described. This monograph will very much increase our knowlegde of this intriguing genus.

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1. Introduction 1
2. General Part 2
2.1 Morphology 2
2.2 Vegetative anatomy (by P. BAAS, Leyden) 3
2.3 Embryology (by F. BOWMAN, Amsterdam) 4
2.3.1 Introduction 4
2.3.2 Anther wall formation, microsporogenesis and microgametogenesis 5
2.3.3 Ovule, megasporogenesis and female gametophyte 5
2.3.4 Development of the endosperm 6
2.3.5 Embryogeny 6
2.3.6 Development and anatomy of the seed coat 7
2.4 Somatic chromosome numbers (by J. C. ARENDS, Wageningen) 9
2.5 Palynology and phylogeny (by G. THANIKAIMONI,
Pondicherry, India) 11
2.6 Phytochemistry (by R. HEGNAUER, Leyden) 14
2.7 Distribution 14
2.8 Habitat and life-cycle 26
2.9 The importance of cultivation 27
2.10 Hybrids 27
2.11 Pests 28
3. Taxonomic Part 29
3.1 Generic characters 29
3.2 Infrageneric groups 29
3.3 Artificial key to the species 31
3.4 Description of the species 33
3.5 Unidentified specimens 67
3.6 Doubtful names 68
Acknowledgements 68
Summary 69
References to the taxonomic part 69
Index of names 70
Identification list 71
Plates 1-23 75