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The genus Ernodea (Rubiaceae) in the Caribbean basin .2. Morphological analyses and systematics

Author(s): V. NegronOrtiz and R. J. Hickey

Month: Jul-Sep
Year: 1996

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Systematic Botany
Volume: 21
Issue: 3
Pages: 445-458

Article Topic(s): Systematics, Taxonomy
Research Setting(s): Coastal

Species Referenced: Ernodea littoralis (Coughbush),


Researches the taxonomic classification of the genus Ernodea, of which most species are endemic to the Bahamian Archipelago. This analysis of 30 floral and vegetative characters recognizes four morphological species: E. cokeri, E. littoralis, E. taylori and E. millspaughii. The study includes a key to the species with descriptions.

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V. NegronOrtiz and R. J. Hickey. "The genus Ernodea (Rubiaceae) in the Caribbean basin .2. Morphological analyses and systematics." Systematic Botany 21.3 (1996): 445-458.

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