Lumnitzera rosea (Combretaceae) - its status and floral morphology

Tomlinson, P.B., Bunt, J.S, Primack, R.B., and Duke, N.C. (1978) Lumnitzera rosea (Combretaceae) - its status and floral morphology. Journal of the Arnold Herbarium, 59. pp. 342-351.

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Abstract

Three forms of Lumnitzera (Combretaceae) are known to us in Queensland. Two are clearly the common and widespread mangrove species L. littorea, with scarlet flowers, and L. racemosa, with white flowers. The third form is intermediate (e.g., it has pink flowers) and is very local in distribution. The identity of this third form is the substance of this paper and is set against the background of a description of floral morphology and pollination biology in the genus.

Item ID: 48870
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 0004-2625
Keywords: mangrove; plants; Lumnitzera; hybrid; systematics; distribution; ecology; Hinchinbrook; north Queensland; Australia; IWP
Funders: National Geographic Society, Australia-U.S. Cooperative Program in Science, National Science Foundation (NSF)
Date Deposited: 09 May 2017 23:58
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0607 Plant Biology > 060703 Plant Developmental and Reproductive Biology @ 30%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0603 Evolutionary Biology > 060310 Plant Systematics and Taxonomy @ 40%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl Marine Ichthyology) @ 30%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960802 Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity @ 40%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9605 Ecosystem Assessment and Management > 960503 Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments @ 30%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences @ 30%
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