Family: Melastomataceae

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Last Modified 04/03/2013

List of Melastomataceae Genera

References to Melastomataceae

  • Baskin, C. C. 1999. Seed dormancy and germination in Rhexia mariana var. interior (Melastomataceae) and eco-evolutionary implications. Canad. J. Bot. 77: 488-493.
  • Chiari, A. 2005. Propagation protocol for meadow beauty, Rhexia virginica L. (Melastomataceae). Native Plants J. 6: 118-120.
  • Clausing, G.; Renner, S. S. 2001. Molecular phylogenetics of Melastomaceae and Memecylaceae: implications for character evolution. Amer. J. Bot. 88: 486-498.
  • Devi, D. R. 1991. Floral anatomy of some Melastomataceae. Feddes Repert. 102: 595-599.
  • Eyde, R. H.; Teeri, J. A. 1967. Floral anatomy of Rhexia virginica (Melastomataceae). Rhodora 69: 163-178.
  • Holm, T. 1907. Morphological and anatomical studies of the vegetative organs of Rhexia. Bot. Gaz. 44: 22-33.
  • Ionta, G. M. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships in Rhexia (Melastomataceae): evidence from DNA sequence data and morphology. Int. J. Plant Sci. 168: 1055-1066.
  • James, C. W. 1956. A revision of Rhexia (Melastomataceae). Brittonia 8: 201-230.
  • Kral, R.; Bostick, P.E. 1969. The genus Rhexia (Melastomataceae). Sida 3: 387-440.
  • Larson, B. M. H.; Barrett, S. C. H. 1999. The pollination ecology of buzz-pollinated Rhexia virginica (Melastomataceae). Amer. J. Bot. 86: 502-511.
  • Larson, B. M. H.; Barrett, S. C. H. 1999. The ecology of pollen limitation in buzz-pollinated Rhexia virginica (Melastomataceae). J. Ecol. 87: 371-381.
  • Morley, R. J.; Dick, C. W. 2003. Missing fossils, molecular clocks, and the origin of the Melastomataceae. Amer. J. Bot. 90: 1638-1644.
  • Renner, S. S. 1993. Phylogeny and classification of the Melastomataceae and Memecylaceae. Nordic J. Bot. 13: 519-540.
  • Renner, S. S.; Clausing, G.; Meyer, K. 2001. Historical biogeography of Melastomataceae:the roles of tertiary migration and long-distance dispersal. Amer. J. Bot. 88: 1290-1300.
  • Renner, S. S.; Meyer, K. 2001. Melastomeae come full circle: Biogeographic reconstruction and molecular clock dating. Evolution 55: 1315-1324.
  • Wurdack, J. J.; Kral, R. 1982. The genera of Melastomataceae in the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arbor 63: 429-439.