Family: Apocynaceae

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Last Modified 03/20/2013

List of Apocynaceae Genera

References to Apocynaceae

  • Andersson, A. 1931. Studien uber die Embryologie der Familien Celastraceae, Oleaceae, und Apocynaceae. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 27: 1-110. (In German)
  • Bean, C.; Russo, M. J. 1988. Element stewardship abstract for Vinca minor- periwinkle.
  • Blanchard, M. L. 2010. Does polyembrony confer a competitive advantage to the invasive perennial vine Vincetoxicum rossicum (Apocynaceae)? Amer. J. Bot. 97: 251-260.
  • Broyles, S. B.; Schnabel, A.; Wyatt, R. 1994. Evidence for long-distance pollen dispersal in milkweeds (Asclepias exaltata). Evolution 48: 1032-1040.
  • Broyles, S. B.; Wyatt, R. 1993. The consequences of self-pollination in Asclepias exaltata, a self-incompatible milkweed. Amer. J. Bot. 80: 41-44.
  • Darcy, A. J.; Burkart, M. C. 2002. Allelopathic potential of Vinca minor, an invasive exotic plant in west Michigan forests. BIOS 73: 127-132.
  • Endress, M. E. 2007. Advances in Apocynaceae: the enlightenment, an introduction. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 94: 259-267.
  • Endress, M. E.; Bruyns, P. V. 2000. A revised classification of the Apocynaceae s.l. Bot. Rev. 66: 1-56.
  • Endress, M. E.; Stevens, W. D. 2001. The Renaissance of the Apocynaceae s.l.; recent advances in systematics, phylogeny, and evolution: introduction. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 88: 517-522.
  • Fallen, M. E. 1986. Floral structure in the Apocynaceae: morphological, functional, and evolutionary aspects. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 106: 245-286.
  • Fishbein, M. 2001. Evolutionary innovation and diversification in the flowers of Asclepiadaceae. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 88: 603-623.
  • Fishbein, M. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships of Asclepias (Apocynaceae) inferred from non-coding chloroplast DNA sequences. Syst. Bot. 36: 1008-1023.
  • Fishbein, M.; Venable, D. L. 1996. Diversity and temporal change in the effective pollinators of Asclepias tuberosa. Ecology 77: 1061-1073.
  • Frye, T. C.; Blodgett, E. B. 1905. A contribution to the life history of Apocynum androsaemifolium. Bot. Gaz. 40: 49-53.
  • Goyder, D. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships in subtribe Asclepiadinae (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 94: 423-434.
  • Himes, S. L.; Wyatt, R. 2005. Costs and benefits of self-fertility in Asclepias exaltata (Apocynaceae). J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 132: 24-32.
  • Hotchkiss, E. E. 2008. Survival and performance of the invasive vine Vincetoxicum rossicum (Apocynaceae) from seeds of different embryo number under two light environments. Amer. J. Bot. 95: 447-453.
  • Hussey, J. S. 1974. Some useful plants of early New England. Econ. Bot. 28(3): 311-37.
  • Ivey, C. T.; Martinez, P.; Wyatt, R. 2003. Variation in pollinator effectiveness in swamp milkweed, Asclepias incarnata (Apocynaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 90: 214-225.
  • Ivey, C. T.; Wyatt, R. 1999. Family outcrossing rates and neighborhood floral density in natural populations of swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata): potential statistical artifacts. Theor. Appl. Genet. 98: 1063-1071.
  • Johnson, S. A. 1998. A mating system conundrum: hybridization in Apocynum (Apocynaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 85: 1316-1323.
  • Kephart, S. R. 1987. Phenological variation in flowering and fruiting of Asclepias. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 118: 64-76.
  • Knapp, A. K.; Carter, G. A. 1998. Variability in leaf optical properties among 26 species from a broad range of habitats. Amer. J. Bot. 85: 940-946.
  • Kunze, H. 2005. Morphology and evolution of the corolla and corona in the Apocynaceae s. l. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 126: 347-383.
  • Liede, S.; Tauber, A. 2002. Circumscription of the genus Cynanchum (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae). Syst. Bot. 27: 789-800.
  • Lipow, S. R. 1998. Post-zygotic self-incompatability and self-fertility in the Asclepiadaceae and Apocynaceae. Ph.D. Thesis Univ. Georgia, Athens, GA,
  • Lipow, S. R.; Wyatt, R. 1999. Floral morphology and late-acting self-incompatibility in Apocynum cannabinum (Apocynaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 219: 99-109.
  • Mayberry, M. W. 1937. Some anatomical features of Amsonia tabernaemontana. Trans. Kansas Acad. Sci. 40: 75-81.
  • Miller, B. S. 1901. Amsonia amsonia in New Jersey. Torreya 1: 75-76.
  • Ollerton, J.; Liede, S. 1997. Pollination systems in the Asclepiadaceae: a survey and preliminary analysis. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 62: 593-604.
  • Potgieter, K.; Albert, V. A. 2001. Phylogenetic relationships within Apocynaceae s.l. based on TRNL intron and TRNL-F spacer sequences and propagule characters. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 88: 523-549.
  • Pringle, J. S. 2004. History and eponymy of the genus name Amsonia (Apocynaceae). Sida 21: 379-387.
  • Ransom, C. V. 1998. Isozyme and RAPD variation among and within hemp dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum) populations. Weed Science 46: 408-413.
  • Ransom, C. V. 1998. Morphological variation among hemp dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum) populations. Weed Science 46: 71-75.
  • Rapini, A. 2003. Asclepiadeae classification: evaluating the phylogenetic relationships of the New World Asclepiadoidaea (Apocynacaea). Taxon 52: 33-50.
  • Rosatti, T. J. 1989. The genera of suborder Apocyninaea (Apocynaceae and Asclepiadaceae) in the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arbor. 70: 307-401.
  • Schulz, K.; Thelen, C. 2000. Impact and control of Vinca minor L. in an Illinois Forest Preserve (USA). Natural Areas Journal 20: 189-196.
  • Sennblad, B; Bremer, B. 1996. The familial and subfamilial relationships of Apocynaceae and Asclepiadaceae evaluated with rbcL data. Pl. Syst. Evol. 202: 153-175.
  • Shore, J. S. 1993. Pollination genetics of the common milkweed, (Asclepias syriaca) L. Heredity 70: 101-108.
  • Theiss, K. 2007. Pollinator effectiveness on co-occurring milkweeds (Asclepias: Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 94: 505-516.
  • Waddington, K. D. 1976. Pollination of Apocynum sibiricum (Apocynaceae) by Lepidoptera. Southw. Naturalist 21: 31-35.
  • Webster, T. M. 2000. Spatial and temporal expansion patterns of Apocynum cannabinum patches. Weed Science 48: 728-733.
  • Webster, T. M.; Cardnina, J. 1999. Apocynum cannabinum seed germination and vegetative shoot emergence. Weed Science 47: 524-528.
  • Willson, M. F.; Bertin, R. I. 1979. Flower-visitors, nectar production, and inflorescence size of Asclepias syriaca. Canad. J. Bot. 57: 1380-1388.
  • Woodson, R. E. 1930. Studies in the Apocynaceae. I. A critical study of the Apocynoidaea (with special reference to the genus Apocynum). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 17: 1-213.
  • Wyatt, R. 2007. A new explanation for the evolution of pollinia and loss of carpel fusion in Asclepias and the Apocynaceae s.l. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 94: 474-484.
  • Wyatt, R.; Broyles, S. B. 1994. Ecology and evolution of reproduction in milkweeds. Ann. Rev. Ecol. Syst. 25: 423-441.