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Leaf flavonoid chemistry of North American Coreopsis (Compositae): intra-and intersectional variation

Author(s): D. J. Crawford, E. B. Smith

Year: 1983

Journal: Botanical Gazette
Volume: 144
Issue: 4
Pages: 577-583

Article Topic(s): Chemistry, Systematics, Taxonomy
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Coreopsis basalis (Goldenmane tickseed), Coreopsis gladiata (Coastal plain tickseed), Coreopsis integrifolia (Fringeleaf tickseed), Coreopsis lanceolata (Lanceleaf coreopsis), Coreopsis leavenworthii (Leavenworth's tickseed), Coreopsis linifolia (Texas tickseed), Coreopsis major (Greater tickseed), Coreopsis pubescens (Star tickseed), Coreopsis tinctoria (Plains coreopsis), Coreopsis verticillata (Threadleaf coreopsis),


Evaluates the leaf flavonoids (secondary compounds) found in North American Coreopsis species. Six classes of flavonoids are identified for 11 sections and 45 species of Coreopsis and used to describe systematic divisions within the genus.

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D. J. Crawford, and E. B. Smith. "Leaf flavonoid chemistry of North American Coreopsis (Compositae): intra-and intersectional variation." Botanical Gazette 144.4 (1983): 577-583.

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ISSN: 0006-8071
DOI: 10.1086/337414
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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