Family: Smilacaceae

Smilax rotundifolia
Smilax rotundifolia   L.  -  Greenbrier
Photo © by Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Taken by G. A. Kalmbacher, 1972.

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Last Modified 03/15/2013

List of Smilacaceae Genera

References to Smilacaceae

  • Anderson, C. E. 1940. Some studies on the floral anatomy of the Liliales. Ph.D. Dissertation Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY,
  • Anonymous 1889. Proceedings of the Club. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 16: 178-80.
  • Arber, A. 1920. Tendrils of Smilax. Bot. Gaz. 69: 438-42.
  • Arthur, M. A.; Paratley, R. D. 1998. Single and repeated fires affect survival and regeneration of woody and herbaceous species in an oak-pine forest. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 125: 225-236.
  • Badawi, A. A.; Elwan, Z. 1986. A taxonomic study of Liliaceae sensu lato. I. & II. Phytologia 60: 201-221.
  • Blake, S. F. 1918. A variety of Smilax glauca. Rhodora 20(232): 78-80.
  • Brewer, J. S. 1998. Patterns of plant species richness in a wet slash-pine (Pinus elliottii) savanna. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 125: 216-224.
  • Camp, W. H. 1947. Distribution patterns in modern plants and the problems of ancient dispersals. Ecol. Monogr. 17: 161-83.
  • Caponetti, J. D.; Quimby, M. W. 1956. The comparative anatomy of certain species of Smilax. J. Amer. Pharm. Assoc. 45(10): 691-6.
  • Carey, J. H. 1994. Smilax rotundifolia. ()
  • Clausen, Robert T. 1951. Smilax hispida versus S. tamnoides. Rhodora 53(628): 109-11.
  • Cobb, A. R. 2007. Dynamics of freeze-thaw embolism in Smilax rotundifolia (Smilacaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 94: 640-649.
  • Coker, W. C. 1944. The woody smilaxes of the United States. J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 60: 27-69.
  • Davis, W. T. 1891. Variations in the rootstock of Smilax glauca dependent upon environment. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 18: 118-9.
  • Ervin, E. L.; Evert, R. F. 1967. Aspects of sieve element ontogeny and structure in Smilax rotundifolia. Bot. Gaz. 128(2): 138-44.
  • 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)
  • Fu, C. 2005. Molecular phylogeny of the East Asian-North American disjunct Smilax sect. Nemexia (Smilacaceae). Int. J. Plant Sci. 166: 301-309.
  • Gratacap, L. P. 1892. Notes on berries of Smilax rotundifolia. Proc. Nat. Sci. Assoc. Staten Island 3: 27.
  • Hollick, A. H.; Britton, Nathaniel L. 1881. The flora of Richmond County, N.Y. Additions. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 8: 48.
  • Holm, T. 1891. Contributions to the knowledge of the germination of some North American plants. Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 2: 57-108.
  • Hoppes, W. G. 1988. Seedfall pattern of several species of bird-dispersed plants in an Illinois woodland. Ecology 69: 320-329.
  • Johnson, R. G. 1969. A taxonomic and floristic study of the Liliaceae and allied families in the southeastern United States. Ph.D. Dissertation West Virginia Univ., Morgantown337 p.
  • Judd, W. S. 1998. The Smilacaceae in the southeastern United States. Harvard Papers in Botany 3: 147-169.
  • Kellerman, W. A. 1900. Notes economic and taxonomic on the sawbriar, Smilax glauca. Ohio Naturalist 1: 24.
  • Kevan, P. G.; Ambrose, J. D.; Kemp, J. R. 1991. Pollination in an understory vine, Smilax rotundifolia, a threatened plant of the Carolinian forests in Canada. Canad. J. Bot. 69(11): 2555-9.
  • Lamont, E. E.; Fitzgerald, J. M. 2001. Noteworthy plants reported from the Torrey Range- 2000. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 128: 409-414.
  • Lawrey, J. D. 1977. Trace metal accumulation by plant species from a coal strip-mining area in Ohio. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 104: 368-375.
  • Martin, B. F. 1975. Developmental studies in Smilax. Ph.D. Thesis Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge,
  • Martin, B. F.; Tucker, S. C. 1985. Developmental studies in Smilax (Liliaceae). 1. Organography and the shoot apex. Amer. J. Bot. 71(1): 66-74.
  • Morong, T. 1894. The Smilacaceae of North and Central America. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 21: 419-43.
  • Norton, J. B. S. 1916. The eastern and the western migrations of Smilax into North America. J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 6: 281-281.
  • Pogge, F. L.; Bearce, B. C. 1989. Germinating common and cat greenbrier. Tree Pl. Notes 40: 34-7.
  • Sawyer, N. W.; Anderson, G. J. 1998. Reproductive biology of the carrion-flower, Smilax herbacea (Smilacaceae). Rhodora 100: 1-24.
  • Speese, B. M. 1947. Smilax L., a cytological, geographic, and taxonomic study. Ph.D. Dissertation Univ. Virginia,
  • Sterns, E. E. 1888. Proposed revision of North American Smilaces. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 15: 86.
  • Stoll, R. J. 1980. Foods of ruffed grouse Bonasa umbellus in Ohio USA. Ohio Fish Wildlife Rep. 1980: 1-18.
  • Van Deelen, T. R. 1991. Smilax laurifolia. ()
  • Wilbur, R. L. 2003. What is the correct name for the bristly greenbriar? Rhodora 105: 250-259.
  • Wilbur, R. L. 2004. The subgeneric nomenclature for the herbaceous-stemmed Smilax species (Smilacaceae) of North America. Brittonia 56: 166-168.
  • Wilbur, R. L. 2006. Addendum to "The subgeneric nomenclature for the herbaceous-stemmed Smilax species (Smilacaceae) of North America" and comments on the problems of infrageneric nomenclature. Brittonia 58: 88-89.
  • Yates, I. E. 1968. Comparative studies of Smilax, section Eusmilax, of the southeastern United States. M.S. Thesis Univ. Georgia, Athens, GA,
  • Yates, I. E.; Duncan, W. H. 1970. Comparative studies of Smilax, section Smilax, of the southeastern United States. Rhodora 72(791): 289-312.