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A re-examination of Mikania Willd.(Compositae) in Florida

Author(s): C. E. Nauman

Year: 1981

Journal: Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club
Volume: 108
Issue: 4
Pages: 467-471

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

Species Referenced: Mikania scandens (Climbing hempvine),


Statistically analyzes morphological characteristics of Mikania to determine which species occur in Florida. The article also includes information on ecological tolerances, pollen characters, and chromosome counts. The article concludes that there are only two species of Mikania in Florida: M. scandens and M. cordifolia.

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C. E. Nauman. "A re-examination of Mikania Willd.(Compositae) in Florida." Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 108.4 (1981): 467-471.

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ISSN: 0040-9618
DOI: 10.2307/2484447
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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