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Calycanthus floridus (Calycanthaceae) - a Nomenclatural Note.

Author(s): D. E. Boufford and S. A. Spongberg

Year: 1981

Publication Type: Note
Journal: Journal of the Arnold Arboretum
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Volume: 62
Issue: 2
Pages: 265-266

Article Topic(s): Taxonomy
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Calycanthus floridus var. floridus (Eastern sweetshrub),


The history of the Calycanthaceae and merit of the species names within this genus are discussed. A prescription for the taxonomy of the genus is suggested. The full text of this article is available at the Biodiversity Heritage Library

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D. E. Boufford and S. A. Spongberg. "Calycanthus floridus (Calycanthaceae) - a Nomenclatural Note." Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 62.2 (1981): 265-266.

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ISSN: 0004-2625

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