Journal articleThe grass family (Poaceae) includes cereal crops that provide a key food source for the human population. The food industry uses the starch deposited in the cereal grain, which develops directly from the gynoecium. Morphological interpretation of the grass gynoecium remains controversial. We re-examine earlier hypotheses and studies of morphology...
Sokoloff, Dmitry D. ; Fomichev, Constantin I. ; Rudall, Paula J. ; Macfarlane, Terry D. ; Remizowa, Margarita V
Journal articleWith ca. 2500 species, Myrteae is the largest tribe of Myrtaceae and one of the most diverse groups of flowering plants in the tropical Americas. In light of recent systematics adjustments, the present study is a review and provides new insights into floral diversity and evolution in Myrteae. General aspects...
Vasconcelos, Thais N. C. ; Prenner, Gerhard ; Lucas, Eve J.
Bateman, Richard M. ; Rudall, Paula J. ; Denholm, Ian