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Flavonols of the fern genus Dryopteris: systematic and morphological implications

Author(s): R. L. Petersen, D. E. Fairbrothers

Year: 1983

Journal: Botanical Gazette
Volume: 144
Issue: 1
Pages: 104-109

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

Species Referenced: Dryopteris ludoviciana (Southern woodfern),


Examines flavonol content in the fronds of twelve eastern North American Dryopteris taxa. Groups of Dryopteris could be identified using the amount of frond dissection and flavonol identity and concentration. Dryopteris ludoviciana is a diploid member of the low frond dissected group.

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R. L. Petersen, and D. E. Fairbrothers. "Flavonols of the fern genus Dryopteris: systematic and morphological implications." Botanical Gazette 144.1 (1983): 104-109.

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ISSN: 0006-8071
DOI: 10.1086/337350
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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