Genus: Polygonatum

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Polygonatum Miller, Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4. 1754.

List of Polygonatum Species

References to Polygonatum

  • Boerner, R. E. J. 1986. Seasonal nutrient dynamics, nutrient resorption, and mycorrhizal infection intensity of two perennial forest herbs. Amer. J. Bot. 73: 1249-1257.
  • Bush, B. F. 1927. The species of Polygonatum. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 10: 385-400.
  • Corbet, S. A. 1988. Vibratory pollen collection and flower form: bumble-bees on Actinidia, Symphytum, Borago and Polygonatum. Funct. Ecol. 2: 147-155.
  • Gates, R. R. 1917. A revision of the genus Polygonatum in North America. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 44: 117-126.
  • Ownbey, R. P. 1944. The Liliaceous genus Polygonatum in North America. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 31: 373-413.
  • Robertson, C. 1896. Flowers and insects. XVI. Bot. Gaz. 21: 266-274.
  • Tamura, M. N. 1997. Biosystematic studies on the genus Polygonatum (Convallariaceae) IV. Molecular phylogenetic analysis based on restriction site mapping of the chloroplast gene trnK. Feddes Repert. 108: 159-168.
  • Therman, E. 1950. Chromosome numbers in American Polygonatum species. Amer. J. Bot. 37: 407-413.
  • Therman, E. 1956. Cytotaxonomy of the tribe Polygonatae. Amer. J. Bot. 43: 134-142.
  • Vogt, R. 1915. The ecology and anatomy of Polygonatum commutatum. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 4: 1-11.