By Professor V. H. Heywood (auth.), Prof. Dr. Klaus Kubitzki (eds.)

The unique advice to prepare a symposium concerning the classi­ fication and evolution of the Flowering vegetation was once made at, the foreign Botanical Congress at Leningrad in 1975, and the belief used to be so good accredited by means of a number of colleagues that plans for this type of symposium quick took form. An organizing committee together with Professor H. MERXMULLER, Miinchen, Professor V. H. HEYWOOD, interpreting, and Professor okay. KUBITZKI, Hamburg, was once arrange. The convention happened on 7-12 September 197tl within the Institut fiir Allgemeine Botanik of the collage of Hamburg lower than the auspices of the foreign organization for Plant Taxonomy and used to be at­ tended by way of eighty members from 14 nations. there were a number of conferences in recent times that have handled the beginning and evolution of the Flowering vegetation in order that it'd be wondered no matter if another symposium facing kind of an analogous topic have been particularly "justified. because the reader will see from the contents of the ebook, this symposium differed from related ones held lately in respects: 1. Emphasis was once given to methodological elements of the type of upper taxa, and a pair of. a lot classificatory and evolutionary proof in relation to the better taxa of Flowering crops was once presented.

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Syst. Ecol. 3, 63-70. STEBBINS, G. , 1951: Natural selection and the differentiation of angiosperm families. Evolution 5, 2,99-324. - 1974: Flowering Plants. Evolution Above the Species Level. London: E. Arnold. , 1959: Die Evolution der' Angiospermen. Jena: Fischer. 1964: The taxa of the higher plants above the rank of order. Taxon 13, 160-164. 1969: Flowering Plants. Origin and Dispersal. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd. 1973: Evolution und Ausbreitung der Bliitenpflanzen. Stuttgart: Fischer. THORNE, R.

1964: The taxa of the higher plants above the rank of order. Taxon 13, 160-164. 1969: Flowering Plants. Origin and Dispersal. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd. 1973: Evolution und Ausbreitung der Bliitenpflanzen. Stuttgart: Fischer. THORNE, R. , 1968: Synopsis of a putatively phylogenetic classification of the flowering plants. Aliso 6, 57-66. - 1973: The "Amentiferae" or Hamamelidae as an artificial group: A summary statement. Brittonia 25, 395-405. WALKER, J. , 1976: Evolutionary significance of the exine in the pollen of primitive angiosperms.

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