A Monograph Of Codonopsis And Allied Genera (campanulaceae) by De-yuan HongA Monograph Of Codonopsis And Allied Genera (campanulaceae) by De-yuan Hong

A Monograph Of Codonopsis And Allied Genera (campanulaceae)

byDe-yuan HongEditorDe-yuan Hong

Hardcover | October 8, 2015

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Codonopsisand its allied genera, are a group of plants which are important in economy and horticulture.A Monograph of Codonopsis and Allied Genera (Campanulaceae s. str.)offers its audience comprehensive knowledge of these plants including palynology, cytology, population biology, morphological description, geographical distribution with vouchers cited, excellent ink illustrations, and color photos, and keys to genera and to species.

This excellent work will facilitate identification of relevant plants, use of plant resources, assessment of endangered states, the development of conservation strategies, and will promote systematic and evolutionary research of this group.

  • Provides comprehensive descriptions and classifications ofCodonopsisand allied genera
  • Richly illustrated with line drawings and high-quality color photographs
  • Delineates and clarifies the relationships ofCodonopsisand its allied groups based on the analyses using data from external morphology, pollen morphology, chromosomes, and molecular biology
Hong De-Yuan graduated from Institute of Botany, CAS in 1966. He is currently a professor of Institute of Botany, CAS, elected as member of CAS in 1991 and member of Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in 2001. He is Vice-Chairman of the Botanical Society of China, Correspondent member of the Botanical Society of America, Correspond...
Title:A Monograph Of Codonopsis And Allied Genera (campanulaceae)Format:HardcoverDimensions:270 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 8, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128019336

ISBN - 13:9780128019337

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Table of Contents


1. Introduction: History of taxonomic studies and questions to be addressed

1.1 Discoveries inCodonopsisand allied genera

1.2 Circumscription ofCodonopsis

1.3 Systematic position ofCodonopsisand allied genera

1.4Codonopsisand Allied Genera, Taxonomic History and Controversies

2. Biology

2.1 External morphology

2.2 Seed morphology

2.3 Pollen morphology

2.4 Chromosomes

3. Phylogeny and new system of classification

3.1 Circumscription ofCodonopsisand relationships with allied genera

3.2 Three subfamilial system ofCampanulaceaes. str., and systematic position ofCodonopsisand allied genera

3.3 Evolution and biogeography of Platycodonoideae

4. Taxonomic Revision ofCodonopsisand allied genera

4.1 Codonopsis

4.2 Himalacodon

4.3 Pankycodon

4.4 Pseudocodon

4.5 Cyclocodon


Index to botanical names and synonyms inCodonopsisand allied genera

Index to specimens cited