Systematics and evolution of the genus Elaeocarpus L. (Elaeocarpaceae)

Gagul, Janet (2021) Systematics and evolution of the genus Elaeocarpus L. (Elaeocarpaceae). PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Janet Gagul investigated the evolution of the tree genus Elaeocarpus. She used molecular and morphological datasets to determine the relationships among the living species and reconstruct the evolution of fruit types which allows fossils to be more accurately interpreted. She also described a new species of Elaeocarpus from Australia.

Item ID: 75974
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: Elaeocarpaceae, Elaeocarpus, Elaeocarpus carbinensis, Australia flora, Queensland flora, Wet Tropics bioregion, taxonomy, new species, environmental niche modelling, identification key, fruit morphology, plant anatomy, seeds
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Two publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Chapter 2: Gagul, J.N., Simpson, L., and Crayn, D.M. (2018) Elaeocarpus carbinensis J.N.Gagul & Crayn (Elaeocarpaceae), a new species endemic to the Mt Carbine Tableland of northeast Queensland, Australia. Austrobaileya, 10 (2). pp. 247-259.

Chapter 4: Gagul, Janet N., Tng, David Y.P., and Crayn, Darren M. (2018) Fruit developmental biology and endosperm rumination in Elaeocarpus ruminatus (Elaeocarpaceae), and its taxonomic significance. Australian Systematic Botany, 31 (6). pp. 409-419.

Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2022 04:09
FoR Codes: 31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3108 Plant biology > 310804 Plant developmental and reproductive biology @ 50%
31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3104 Evolutionary biology > 310411 Plant and fungus systematics and taxonomy @ 50%
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