New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Symplocos

Symphlocos

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Last Modified 02/22/2012

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Nomenclature

Symplocos Jacq., Enum. Pl. Carib. 5, 24. 1760. Eugeniodes Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 409. 1891, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). TYPE: Symplocos martinicensis Jacq.

Hopea Garden ex L., Syst. Nat. ed. 12. 2: 509. 1767; Mant. Pl. 14, 105. 1767, nom. rej. Protohopea Miers, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 17: 289. 1879. TYPE: Hopea tinctoria L. (=Symplocos tinctoria (L.) L'Her.).

Lodhra (G. Don) Guill., Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. ser. 2. 15: 161. 1841. TYPE: Not designated.

Palura (G. Don) Miers, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 17: 297. 1879. TYPE: Not designated.

List of Symplocos Species

References to Symplocos

  • Caris, P. et.al. 2002. The uncertain systematic position of Symplocos (Symplocaceae): evidence from a floral ontogenetic study. Int. J. Plant Sci. 163: 67-74.
  • Fritsch, P. W. et.al. 2006. Phylogeny of Symplocos based on DNA sequences of the chloroplast trnC-trnD intergenic region. Syst. Bot. 31: 181-192.
  • Lamont, E. E.; Fitzgerald, J. M. 2001. Noteworthy plants reported from the Torrey Range- 2000. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 128: 409-414.
  • Nagamasu, H. 1989. Pollen morphology and relationship of Symplocos tinctoria (L.f.) L'Her. (Symplocaceae). Bot. Gaz. 150: 314-8.
  • Ravishankar, S.; Gulati, N. 1985. Polyembyony in Symplocaceae. Indian J. Bot. 8: 13-15.
  • Wang, Y. et.al. 2004. Phylogeny and infrageneric classification of Symplocos (Symplocaceae) inferred fron DNA sequence data. Amer. J. Bot. 91: 1901-1914.
  • Whittemore, A. T. 2003. Noteworthy collection, District of Columbia. Castanea 68: 261. (Symplocos paniculata escaping cultivation)