Family: Melanthiaceae

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Last Modified 04/08/2013

List of Melanthiaceae Genera

References to Melanthiaceae

  • Ambrose, J. D.; Anderson, N. J. F. 1975. Comparative anatomy and morphology of the Melanthioideae (Liliaceae). Ph.D. Dissertation Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY,
  • Baskin, C. C. 2001. Morphophysiological dormancy in seeds of Chamaelirium luteum, a long-lived dioecious lily. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 128: 7-15.
  • Baskin, C. C. 1993. Seed germination ecophysiology of two Zigadenus (Liliaceae) species. Castanea 58: 45-53.
  • Bodkin, N. L. 1978. A revision of North American Melanthium L. (Liliaceae). Ph.D. Dissertation Univ. Maryland, College Park, MD,
  • Bourg, N. A. 2005. Putting a cart before the search: Successful habitat prediction for a rare forest herb. Ecology 86: 2793-2804.
  • Case, F. W.; Case, R. B. 1997. Trilliums. Timber Press, Portland, OR. , 286 pages. (ISBN 0881923745)
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2002. Flora of North America. Volume 26. Liliales and Orchidales. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 723 pages. (ISBN 0195152085)
  • Godt, M. J. W.; Hamrick, J. L.; Bratton, S 1995. Genetic diversity in a threatened wetland species, Helonias bullata. Conserv. Biol. 9: 596-604.
  • Gordon, T. 1989. Survey of historic populations of Helonias bullata in New Jersey--1989.
  • Griffin, S. R.; Barrett, S. C. H. 2004. Post-glacial history of Trillium grandiflorum (Melanthiaceae) in eastern North America: inferences from phylogeography. Amer. J. Bot. 91: 465-473.
  • Griffin, S. R.; Barrett, S. C. H. 2004. Genetic variation in Trillium erectum (Melanthiaceae). Canad. J. Bot. 82: 316-321.
  • Jones, B. 2003. Maximum likelihood inference for seed and pollen dispersal distributions. J. Agric. Biol. Environ. Statistics 8: 170-183.
  • Kato, H. 1995. Molecular systematics of the Trilliaceae sensu lato as inferred from rbcL sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 4: 184-193.
  • Laidig, K. J. 2009. Hydrologic regimes associated with Hellonias bullata L. (swamp pink) and the potential impact of simulated water-level reductions. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 136: 221-232.
  • Liao, W. J. 2007. Biogeography and evolution of flower color in Veratrum (Melanthiaceae) through inference of a phylogeny based on multiple DNA markers. Pl. Syst. Evol. 267: 177-190.
  • Meagher, T. R. 1991. Analysis of paternity within a natural population of Chamaelirium luteum II. Patterns of male reproductive success. Amer. Naturalist 137: 738-752.
  • Moskowitz, D. 1996. Swamp pink (Helonias bullata): a federally-listed threatened species. Wetland Journal 8: 14-16.
  • Palmer, M. 1988. Seasonal pollen flow and progeny diversity in Amianthium muscaetoxicum ecological potential for multiple mating in a self-incompatible hermaphroditic perennial. Oecologia 77: 19-24.
  • Palmer, M. 1989. Temporal mechanisms influence gender expression and pollen flow within a self-incompatible perennial Amianthium muscaetoxicum Liliaceae. Oecologia 78: 231-236.
  • Porter, T. C. 1881. Helonias bullata L., in Morris Co., N.J. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 8: 91-2.
  • Redmond, A. M. 1989. The effects of pollination distance on seed productionin three populations of Amianthium muscaetoxicum Liliaceae. Oecologia 79: 260-264.
  • Robertson, C. 1896. Flowers and insects. XVI. Bot. Gaz. 21: 266-274.
  • Silliman, F. E. 1957. Chamaelirium luteum (L.) Gray: A biological study. Ph.D. Dissertation Univ. North Carolina, Chapel Hill,
  • Smouse, P. E. 1999. Parentage analysis in Chamaelirium luteum (L.) Gray (Liliaceae): Why do some males have higher reproductive contributions? J. Evol. Biol. 12: 1069-1077.
  • Smouse, P. E.; Meagher, T. R. 1994. Genetic analysis of male reproductive contributions in Chamaelirium luteum (L.) gray (Liliaceae). Genetics 136: 313-322.
  • Sterling, C. 1980. Comparative morphology of the carpel in the Liliaceae Helonieae. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 80: 341-356.
  • Sterling, C. 1982. Comparative morphology of the carpel in the Liliaceae Veratreae. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 84: 57-78.
  • Takahashi, M.; Kawano, S. 1989. Pollen morphology of the Melanthiaceae and its systematic implications. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 76: 863-876.
  • Tanaka, N. 1997. Taxonomic significance of some floral characters in Helonias and Ypsilandra (Liliaceae). J. Jap. Bot. 72: 110-116.
  • Taylor, C. A. 1956. The culture of false hellebore. Econ. Bot. 10: 155-165.
  • Torok, L. S. 1996. De novo field survey for populations of Helonias bullata in New Jersey.
  • Travis, J. 1984. Breeding system pollination and pollinator limitation in a perennial herb Amianthium muscaetoxicum Liliaceae. Amer. J. Bot. 71: 941-947.
  • Utech, F. H. 1978. Comparison of the vascular floral anatomy of Xerophyllum asphodeloides (L.) Nutt. and X. tenax (Pursh) Nutt. (Liliaceae-Melanthioideae). Ann. Carnegie Mus. 47: 147-167.
  • Utech, F. H. 1986. Floral morphology and vascular anatomy of Amianthium muscaetoxicum (Walter) A. Gray (Liliaceae-Veratreae) with notes on distribution and taxonomy. Ann. Carnegie Mus. 55: 481-504.
  • Ward, D. B. 2010. Thomas Walter's species of Melanthium (Liliaceae). J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 4: 303-307.
  • Windham, L; Breden, T 2000. A GIS-based threat analysis of Helonias bullata populations within Big Timber Creek Watershed, New Jersey. Bartonia 60: 37-48.
  • Zimmerman, J. H. 1958. A monograph of Veratrum. Ph.D. Dissertation Univ. Wisconsin, Madison,
  • Zomlefer, W. B. 1997. The genera of Nartheciaceae in the southeastern United States. Harvard Papers in Botany 2: 195-211.
  • Zomlefer, W. B. 1997. The genera of Melanthiaceae in the southeastern United States. Harvard Papers in Botany 2: 133-177.
  • Zomlefer, W. B. 2001. Generic circumscription and relationships in the tribe Melanthieae (Liliales, Melanthiaceae), with emphasis on Zigadenus: evidence from ITS and TRNL-F sequence data. Amer. J. Bot. 88: 1657-1669.
  • Zomlefer, W. B. 2003. An overview of Veratrum s. l. (Liliales: Melanthiaceae) and an infrageneric phylogeny based on ITS sequence data. Syst. Bot. 28: 250-269.
  • Zomlefer, W. B. 2010. (1928) Proposal to conserve the name Veratrum against Melanthium (Melanthiaceae). Taxon 59: 644-645.
  • Zomlefer, W. B.; Judd, W. H. 2002. Resurrection of segregates of the polyphyletic genus Zigadenus s.l. (Liliales: Melanthiaceae) and resulting new combinations. Novon 12: 299-308.