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Stuessy, Tod F
Plant taxonomy : the systematic evaluation of comparative data / Tod F. Stuessy
2nd ed
New York : Columbia University Press, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QK95 .S78 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Plants -- Classification
Botany
Physical Description xx, 539 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-484) and indexes
Contents A few definitions -- The relevance of systematics -- The importance and universality of classification -- Characters -- The anatomy of classification and the artificial approach -- Natural and phyletic approaches -- The phenetic approach -- The cladistic approach -- Evaluations of the three major approaches and explicit phyletics -- The taxonomic hierarchy -- The species -- The subspecies, variety, and form -- The genus -- The family and higher categories -- Morphology -- Anatomy -- Embryology -- Palynology -- Phytochemistry -- Cytology and cytogenetics -- Molecular biology -- Genetics and population genetics -- Reproductive biology -- Ecology -- The gathering and storage of data -- The presentation of data

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