Family: Diapensiaceae

Pyxidanthera barbulata

Pyxidenterha barbulata

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Last Modified 03/20/2013

List of Diapensiaceae Genera

References to Diapensiaceae

  • Anderberg, A. A. 1993. Cladistic interrelationships and major clades of the Ericales. Pl. Syst. Evol. 184: 207-31.
  • Beal, W. J. 1878. Insects needed to fertilize Utricularia and Pyxidanthera. Amer. Naturalist 12: 552-554.
  • Cullings, K. W. 1996. Single phylogenetic origin of ericoid mycorrhizae within the Ericaceae. Canad. J. Bot. 74: 1896-909.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2009. Flora of North America. Volume 8. Magnoliophyta: Paeoniaceae to Ericaceae. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 585 pages. (ISBN 9780195340266)
  • Godt, M. J. W. 1995. Low levels of allozyme differentiation between Pyxidanthera (Pyxie-moss) taxa (Diapensiaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 195: 159-168.
  • Kral, R. 1983. Diapensiaceae: Pyxidanthera brevifolia Wells.
  • Meehan, T. 1898. Pyxidanthera barbulata. Meehans' Monthly 8: 33-34. (pl. 3. see also Bot. Mag. 77: pl. 4592. 1851.)
  • Primack, R. B.; Wyatt, R. 1975. Variation and taxonomy of Pyxidanthera (Diapensiaceae). Brittonia 27: 115-118.
  • Reynolds, J. D. 1968. Morphological studies in the Diapensiaceae. I. Chromosome number and microspore development in Pyxidanthera brevifolia Wells. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 95: 653-656.
  • Ronblom, K.; Anderberg, A. A. 2002. Phylogeny of Diapensiaceae based on molecular data and morphology. Syst. Bot. 27: 383-395.
  • Samuelsson, G. 1913. Studien uber die Entwicklungsgeschichte der Blute einiger Bicornes-Typen. Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der systematischen Stellung der Diapensiaceen und Empetraceen. Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 7: 97-188. (In German)
  • Wells, B. W. 1929. A new pyxie from North Carolina. J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 44: 238-239.
  • Wherry, Edgar T. 1920. Soil tests of Ericaceae and other reaction-sensitive families in northern Vermont and New Hampshire. Rhodora 22: 33-49.
  • Wood, C. E.; Channell, R. B. 1959. The Empetraceae and Diapensiaceae the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arbor. 40: 161-71.