Table of contents for Flowers on the tree of life / [edited by] Livia Wanntorp, Louis Ronse De Craene.


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List of contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: establishing the state of the art - the role of morphology in plant systematics Louis Ronse De Craene and Livia Wanntorp; 2. Spatial separation and developmental divergence of male and female reproductive units in gymnosperms, and their relevance to the origin of the angiosperm flower Richard Bateman, Jason Hilton and Paula Rudall; 3. New flowers of Laurales from the Early Cretaceous (Early to Middle Albian) of eastern North America Maria von Balthazar, Peter R. Crane, Kaj Raunsgaard Pedersen and Else Marie Friis; 4. Tracing the early evolutionary diversification of the angiosperm flower James A. Doyle and Peter K. Endress; 5. Changing views of flower evolution and new questions Peter K. Endress; 6. Centrifugal stamens in a modern phylogenetic context - was Corner right? Paula Rudall; 7. Evolution of the palm androecium as revealed by character mapping on a supertree Sophie Nadot, Julie Sannier, Anders Barfod and William J. Baker; 8. Comparative floral structure and development of Nitrariaceae (Sapindales) and systematic implications Julien B. Bachelier, Peter K. Endress and Louis P. Ronse De Craene; 9. Multiplications of floral organs in flowers - a case study in Conostegia (Melastomataceae, Myrtales) Livia Wanntorp, Carmen Puglisi, Darin Penneys and Louis Ronse De Craene; 10. Ontogenetic and phylogenetic diversification in Marantaceae - a review Alexandra C. Ley and Regine Claßen-Bockhoff; 11. Floral ontogeny of Acacia celastrifolia: an enigmatic mimosoid legume with pronounced polyandry and multiple carpels Gerhard Prenner; 12. Floral development of Napoleonaea (Lecythidaceae), a deceptively complex flower Louis Ronse De Craene; Taxon index; Subject index.


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SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany. -- bisacsh