Microgynoecium

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Microgynoecium

Microgynoecium Hook.f. in Bentham & Hooker (ed.), Gen. Pl. 3(1): 56. 1880 sec. Kühn 19931 wfo-4000024117
      Type: Microgynoecium tibeticum Hook.f.
  • 1. Kühn, U. 1993: Chenopodiaceae, pp. 253-281. – In: Kubitzki, K., Rohwer, J.G. & Bittrich, V. (ed.), The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 2. – Berlin, Heidelberg & New York: Springer

Notes

The phylogenetic position of the monotypic Himalayan genus Microgynoecium is somewhat unclear. Kadereit & al. (2010) place the genus in Chenopodieae (formerly Atripliceae) because of morphological and weak molecular evidence.A,B

Bibliography

A. Hernández-Ledesma, P., Berendsohn, W. G., Borsch, T., von Mering, S., Akhani, H., Arias, S., Castañeda-Noa, I., Eggli, U., Eriksson, R., Flores-Olvera, H., Fuentes-Bazán, S., Kadereit, G., Klak, C., Korotkova, N., Nyffeler, R., Ocampo, G. & Ochoterena, H. 2015: A taxonomic backbone for the global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. – Willdenowia 45(3): 281-383. https://doi.org/10.3372/wi.45.45301
B. Kadereit, G., Mavrodiev, E. V., Zacharias, E. H. & Sukhorukov, A. P. 2010: Molecular phylogeny of Atripliceae (Chenopodioideae, Chenopodiaceae): Implications for systematics, biogeography, flower and fruit evolution, and the origin of C4 photosynthesis. – American Journal of Botany 97(10): 1664-1687. https://doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1000169