Genus: Oenothera

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Oenothera Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 346. 1753.

List of Oenothera Species

References to Oenothera

  • Bard, G. E. 1952. Secondary succession on the piedmont of New Jersey. Ecol. Monogr. 22: 195-215.
  • Blake, S. F. 1918. Notes on the Calyton Herbarium. 8. Azalea lutea L. Rhodora 20: 21-8, 48-54, 65-73. (Other Families and Genera discussed)
  • Dietrich, W. 1997. Systematics of Oenothera section Oenothera subsection Oenothera (Onagraceae). Systematic Botany Monographs 50: 1-234.
  • Eyde, R. H. 1982. Evolution and systematics of the Onagraceae: floral anatomy. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 69: 735-747.
  • Gross, K. L. 1984. Effects of seed size and growth form on seedling establishment of 6 monocarpic perennial plants. J. Ecol. 72: 369-388.
  • Gross, K. L.; Kromer, M. L. 1986. Seed weight effects on growth and reproduction in Oenothera biennis L.
  • Johnson, M. T. J. 2007. Genotype-by-environment interactions leads to variable selection on life-history strategy in Common Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis). J. Evol. Biol. 20: 190-200.
  • Keating, R. C. 1982. Evolution and systematics of the Onagraceae: leaf anatomy. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 69: 770-803.
  • Levin, R. A. 2004. Paraphyly in tribe Onagreae: insights into phylogenetic relationships of Onagraceae based on nuclear and chloroplast sequence DNA. Syst. Bot. 29: 147-164.
  • Munz, P. A. 1937. Studies in Onagraceae X. The subgenus Kneiffia (genus Oenothera) and miscellaneous new species of Oenothera. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 64: 287-306.
  • Pennell, F. W. 1919. A brief conspectus of the species of Kneiffia, with the characterization of a new allied genus. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 46: 363-373.
  • Small, J. K. 1896. Oenothera and its segregates. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 23: 167-194.
  • Steiner, E. 1968. Dormant seed environment in relation to natural selection in Oenothera. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 95: 140-155.
  • Straley, G. B. 1977. Systematics of Oenothera sect. Kneiffia (Onagraceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 64: 381-424.
  • T. F. A. 1870. The Oenothera of Montauk Point, Long Island. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 1: 2-3.
  • Tobe, H.; Raven, P. H. 1996. Embryology of Onagraceae (Myrtales): Characteristics, variation and relationships. Telopea 6: 667-688.
  • Wiegand, K. M. 1924. Some changes in nomenclature. Rhodora 26(301): 1-5.