Three new vascular plant families
jeraldbr at CAMERON.EDU
Mon Jan 7 10:25:08 CST 2002
>I was told over the weekend that three new vascular plant families have
>been described recently - within the last 10 years was my impression -
>and was asked what they were. I do not know - can anyone help? I know
>- this is a little vague because so many new families are simply
>promotions or changed segregations. Does any one know of new families
>based on newly recognized genera? They would seem to be the only ones
>that might be new in the sense of Andy's source.
Muntingiaceae, a new family of dicotyledons with malvalean
affinities. Bayer, C., M. W. Chase, and M. F. Fay. 1998. Taxon
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