New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Aruncus

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 01/10/2012

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Nomenclature

List of Aruncus Species

References to Aruncus

  • Evans, R. C.; Dickinson, T. A. 1999. Floral ontogeny and morphology in subfamily Spiraeoideae Endl. (Rosaceae). Int. J. Plant Sci. 160: 981-1012.
  • Lindenhofer, A; Weber, A 1999. Polyandry in Rosaceae: evidence for a spiral origin of the androecium in Spiraeoideae. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 121: 553-582.
  • Rehder, A. 1902. Webb's "Study of Spiraea". Bot. Gaz. 34: 246.
  • Webb, J. E. 1901. A morphological study of the flower and embryo of Spiraea. Bot. Gaz. 33: 451-60. (Astilbe & Aruncus misidentified along with 1 Spiraea)

General Discussion

The few reports of Aruncus dioicus from the New York metropolitan area probably represent cultivated specimens.