Genus: Symplocarpus

Symplocarpus foetidus
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Last Modified 03/19/2013

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Symplocarpus Salisbury ex Nittall in W. P. C. Barton, Veg. Mater. Med. U.S. 1: 124. 1817.

List of Symplocarpus Species

References to Symplocarpus

  • Barabe, D. 1982. Vascularisation de la fleur de Symplocarpus foetidus (Araceae). Canad. J. Bot. 60: 1536-1544. (In French)
  • Barabe, D. 1994. Inflorescence development and phyllotaxis in Symplocarpus foetidus (Araceae). Canad. J. Bot. 72: 715-725. (In French)
  • Barabe, D. 1987. Organogenesis of the flower of Symplocarpus foetidus Araceae. Canad. J. Bot. 65: 446-455. (In French)
  • Barabe, D.; Forget, S. 1987. Phylogenetic analysis of the Calloideae Araceae. Naturaliste Canad. 114: 487-494. (In French)
  • Camazine, S.; Niklas, K. J. 1984. Aerobiology of Symplocarpus foetidus interactions between the spathe and spadix. Amer. J. Bot. 71: 843-850.
  • Grimaldi, D.; Jaenike, J. 1983. The Diptera breeding on skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus (Araceae). J. New York Entomological Soc. 91: 82-89.
  • Ito, K. 2003. Structural requirements for the perception of ambient temperature signals in homeothermic heat production of skunk cabbage (Symlocarpus foetidus). Plant Cell and Environment 26: 783-788.
  • Kevan, P. G. 1989. How honey bees forage for pollen at skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus Araceae. Apidologie 20: 485-490.
  • Nie, Z. L. 2006. Intercontinental biogeography of subfamily Orontioideae (Symplocarpus, Lysichiton, and Orontium) of Araceae in eastern Asia and North America. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 40: 155-165.
  • Onda, Y.; Ito, K. 2005. Changes in the composition of xylem sap during development of the spadix of skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus). Bioscience Biotechnology and Biochemistry 69: 1156-1161.
  • Pizzolato, T. D. 2008. Procambial initiation for the vascular system in the shoot of a seedling of Symplocarpus foetidus (Araceae). Int. J. Plant Sci. 169: 349-360.
  • Seymour, R. S. 2004. Dynamics and precision of thermoregulatory responses of eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus. Plant Cell and Environment 27: 1014-1022.
  • Seymour, R. S.; Blaylock, A. J. 1999. Switching off the heater: Influence of ambient temperature on thermoregulation by eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus. J. Exp. Bot. 50: 1525-1532.
  • Shull, J. M. 1925. Spathyema foetida. Bot. Gaz. 79: 45-79.
  • Small, J. A. 1959. Skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 86: 413-416.
  • Wen, J. 1996. Evolution of the eastern Asian and eastern North American disjunct genus Symplocarpus (Araceae): Insights from chloroplast DNA restriction site data. Bioch. Syst. 24: 735-747.
  • Williams, K. A. 1919. A botanical study of skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus. Torreya 19: 21-29.
  • Williams, K. K. 1919. A botanical study of skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus. Torreya 19: 21-29.