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  Araceae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The arums comprise the Family Araceae (including the numerous aroids subfamily): monocotyledonous flowering plants in which flowers are borne on a type of inflorescence called a spadix.
Recent genetic research by the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group has shown that the duckweeds, previously treated in a separate family Lemnaceae, also belong in the Araceae.
The largest collection of living Araceae is maintained at Missouri Botanical Gardens.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Araceae   (324 words)

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Earliest Specialists with Araceae Schott Although a number of botanists, in addition to Linnaeus, worked with Araceae prior to the early 19th Century, Heinrich Wilhelm Schott was the earliest to specialize almost exclusively with Araceae.
From the standpoint of the taxonomy of Araceae, it is tragic that all of his herbarium material was lost by war action; thus, in many cases it is now not possible to determine what he dealt with.
In a thorough survey of the chloroplast DNA of Araceae (French et al., 1995), French and his colleagues contributed greatly to the most recent revision of the suprageneric classification of the Araceae (Mayo et al., 1997).
www.aroid.org /literature/croat/history5.doc   (18660 words)

 Araceae in Flora of North America @ efloras.org
Acorus, a genus historically included in Araceae, is treated as a separate family in theat flora based on extensive morphologic and chemical evidence that supports its removal from Arales (M. Grayum 1987).
Araceae contain crystals of calcium oxalate, which are often cited as causing the intense irritation experienced when handling or consuming the raw plant tissue of many genera in the family.
Despite the toxic effects of Araceae, species of several genera are cultivated as food plants, mainly as subsistence crops in tropical areas.
www.efloras.org /florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=10056   (1006 words)

 History and Current Status of Systematic Research with Araceae
His first publications on Araceae were a review of the classification of the Araceae (Nicolson, 1960a) and a paper describing the occurrence of trichosclereids in the Monsteroideae (Nicolson, 1960b).
Tom Croat, of the Missouri Botanical Garden, became interested in the Araceae in 1967 when, in conjunction with his work on the Flora of Barro Colorado Island (Croat, 1978a), he found the family to be the most difficult in the flora.
Perhaps her major accomplishment is the treatment of the Araceae of China written with C. Wu (Li, 1979a, 1979b) that deals with 34 genera and 191 native species.
www.aroid.org /literature/croat/history/efforts_after_1950.html   (11770 words)

 Flowering Plant Families, UH Botany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Araceae are usually rhizomatous or tuberous (sometimes giant) terrestrial (to rarely minute aquatic) herbs comprising about 108 genera and 2,830 species, usually with calcium oxalate crystals or raphides and commonly with milky sap.
In Araceae that have imperfect flowers, the plants are generally monoecious.
These minute, aquatic derivatives of Araceae are sometimes treated as the family Lemnaceae.
www.botany.hawaii.edu /faculty/carr/phylo_ar.htm   (941 words)

 Intergeneric and infrafamilial phylogeny of subfamily Monsteroideae (Araceae) revealed by chloroplast trnL-F sequences ...
Araceae is one of the dominant tropical families.
French J. 1987 Systematic occurrence of a sclerotic hypodermis in roots of Araceae.
Hay A. 1992 A new Australian genus of Araceae, with notes on generic limits and biogeography of the Areae.
www.amjbot.org /cgi/content/full/91/3/490   (4486 words)

Araceae are herbs with leaves that are usually divided into a petiole and expanded blade.
Stem-group Araceae are dated to ca 131 mybp, crown group Araceae to ca 128 mybp (Janssen and Bremer 2004).
Thermogenesis has been detected in the flowers of a number of Araceae, and this is produced both by uncoupling proteins and the mediation of an alternative oxidase (Watling et al.
www.mobot.org /MOBOT/Research/APweb/orders/alismatalesweb.htm   (5334 words)

 Alismatales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flowers are usually arranged in inflorescences, and the mature seeds lack endosperm.
The biggest departure from earlier systems (see below) is the inclusion of family Araceae.
The family Araceae alone accounts for about a hundred genera, totalling over two thousand species.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alismatales   (294 words)

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Araceae: Catalogue of Vascular Plant Species of Eastern Brazil from the New York Botanical Garden
Araceae: Florida taxa from the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Araceae: Information/Images from the University of Hawaii - Manoa)
www.csdl.tamu.edu /FLORA/cgi/gateway_family?fam=Araceae   (246 words)

Eight species of Araceae are recorded for the first time from Equatorial Guinea.
Early studies of Araceae in Tropical Africa are those of Brown (1902), Hutchinson & Dalziel (1936) and Hepper (1968).
There is not exist any account of Araceae for Río Muni although they are included in the vascular plants catalogue of Guinea (1946).
www.floradeguinea.com /fichanoticia.php?id=7   (214 words)

 Nepenthes Alocasia Aroids from Borneo-Online Shopping-High Quality and Good Prices
The Araceae, or aroids, is a family of herbaceous monocotyledons with 104 genera and about 3700 species if the Lemnaceae (duckweeds) is not regarded as a generic synonym, or 108 genera and about 3750 species if the Lemnaceae are included.
Leaves range from simple and entire to compound and higly divided, and may be basal or produced from an aerial stem.
The family Araceae is defined by bearing small flowers on a fleshy axis (spadix) subtended by a modified leaf(spathe).
www.malesiana.com /html/aroids_pg1.htm   (232 words)

 Araceae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are 104 genera and 2,500 species in the Araceae family.
The Araceae family is grown in the majority of the pantropical environments all over the world.
David James, a student at Michigan State, writes for The Michigan State Botany/ Greenhouse during the Spring semester of 2001 under a program established through The Michigan State Botany/ Greenhouse contact person John Mugg, and the American Thought and Language's Professor John Dowell.
www.msu.edu /~jamesda1/Araceae.htm   (120 words)

 Zygotic embryogenesis in Anthurium (Araceae) -- Matsumoto et al. 85 (11): 1560 -- American Journal of Botany
Zygotic embryogenesis in Anthurium (Araceae) -- Matsumoto et al.
of Araceae and Anthurium embryogeny (Campbell, 1905; Johansen,
Bogner, J., and D. Nicolson.1991A revised classification of Araceae with dichotomous keys.
www.amjbot.org /cgi/content/full/85/11/1560   (3611 words)

 Araceae (on ScienceFizz.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A virtual monography of species of the Araceae family.
A worldwide project for identification of submitted photos of plants from the Araceae family.
Dedicated to the dissemination of information on the plants in the family Araceae such as taxonomy, nomenclature, botany, pollination, horticulture, ethnobotany, literature, and art, as well as membership information for the IAS.
www.sciencefizz.com /Biology/Flora_and_Fauna/Plantae/Magnoliophyta/Liliopsida/Araceae   (152 words)

 Plant Systematics: Araceae
The Araceae are perennial herbs, often terrestrial or climbing via adventitious root, rarely floating aquatic (Pistia.) Many taxa have extended their tropical range into temperate offices and homes as foliage ornamentals while most are found tropical and subtropical areas.
The Araceae comprise approximately 110 genera and 2800 species.
Closely related to the Lemnaceae family (duckweed)which was once considered part of Araceae family
www.denison.edu /biology/biol320/araceae.html   (293 words)

 Araceae or Arum Family
ARACEAE ARUM or CALLA FAMILY INTRODUCTION: Plants in the Araceae are monocots.
Most members of the arum family are tropical plants, though an obvious exception would be the Jack-in-the-Pulpit which grows extensively in the temperate zone.
Some common houseplants in the Araceae are Aglaonema, Anthurium, Caladium, Dieffenbachia, Monstera, Philodendron, Scindapsis, Spathiphyllum, and Syngonium.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /syllabi/302/arum/arum.htm   (935 words)

 Araceae (Arum Lily family)
Note the yellow spadix (covered with tiny flowers) and the white petal-like bract.
Bogner, J. and Nicolson, D.H. revised classification of Araceae with dichotomous keys.
Mayo, S.J., Bogner, J. and Boyce, P.C. The Genera of Araceae.
www.museums.org.za /bio/plants/araceae   (681 words)

 Study of Homeosis in the Flower of Philodendron (Araceae): a Qualitative and Quantitative Approach -- BARABÉ et ...
Barabé D, Lacroix C. Homeosis, morphogenetic gradient and the determination of floral identity in the inflorescences of Philodendron solimoesense (Araceae).
Barabé D, Lacroix C. Homeosis in the flower of the Araceae: the case of Philodendron melinonii (Araceae).
Barabé D, Lacroix C, Jeune B. On the presence of a morphogenetic gradient in the inflorescence of Philodendron fragrantissimum (Araceae).
aob.oxfordjournals.org /cgi/content/full/90/5/579   (5160 words)

Five species of Araceae plants were successfully cultured via in vitro methods.
Multiple shoots were induced from four Araceae species, Alocasia sanderina, Colocasia antiquorum, Gonatanthus pumilus and Syngonium podophylum., when the axillary buds were cultured in Murashige and Skoog medium (MS) supplemented with 2.0 mg l
The in vitro shoot microcuttings of these five Araceae species produced roots when cultured in basic MS medium to form complete plantlets.
www.actahort.org /books/616/616_58.htm   (158 words)

 Aroidia Research - Aroids, Araceae, Alocasia, Philodendron, Anthurium - Hybridizers of Alocasia x calidora and Alocasia ...
Aroidia Research - Aroids, Araceae, Alocasia, Philodendron, Anthurium - Hybridizers of Alocasia x calidora and Alocasia x portora
Aroidia Research is a privately funded, independent organization devoted to the breeding and study of plants in the family Araceae (Aroids).
We are involved in nursery production of Rainbow Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus deglupta); see our site, Rainbow Eucalyptus, for more information.
aroidiaresearch.org   (361 words)

 Araceae Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A vast collection of plants in the Araceae Family are found in the Tropical Houses, the Palm House as well as the Tropical Landscape House.
These plants have been introduced from tropical countries.
Araceae Dieffenbachia amoena "Tropic Snow" or "Dumb Cane."
collections.ic.gc.ca /gardens/Horticulture/DetailedPlantInventory/Araceae.htm   (76 words)

 WU Libraries croat html
The genus Anthurium (Araceae) in Costa Rica / 1979
A revision of the genus Anthurium (Araceae) of Mexico and Central America : part II, Panama / 1986
A revision of the genus Anthurium (Araceae) of Mexico and Central America / 1986-
library.wustl.edu /units/biology/reprints/croat.html   (106 words)

 Arisaema Danzhuense (Araceae), a New China Species from Yunnan
Arisaema Danzhuense (Araceae), a New China Species from Yunnan
Arisaema danzhuense (Araceae), a New Species from the Gaoligong Mountains, Northwestern Yunnan, China
Murata, J. An attempt at an infrageneric classification of the genus Arisaema (Araceae).
flora.huh.harvard.edu /china/novon/Yi&Li114.htm   (765 words)

 SORS National Museum of Natural History
The flowering plant families of Acanthaceae, Asteraceae, Bromeliaceae, Gesneriaceae, Melastomataceae, and Poaceae have benefited from a long history of research and study as well as current specialist support.
Active research is also underway in the Araceae, Commelinaceae, Onagraceae, Passifloraceae, Sapindaceae, Malvaceae, and Zingiberales.
Research specialties: Taxonomy of Araceae; flora of Dominica, Nepal, and southern India, botany of 2nd Cook Expedition (1772-1775); botanical nomenclature.
www.si.edu /ofg/Units/sorsnmnh.htm   (14664 words)

 Upright Elephant Ears Alocasia Macrorrhiza and Plumbae or Plumbea Araceae Aroid
Upright Elephant Ears Alocasia Macrorrhiza and Plumbae or Plumbea Araceae Aroid
A complex group of tropical plants within the Araceae.
Everyone is invited to explore the pages within this site and hopefully find it full of information on how to grow Alocasia.
www.geocities.com /upees   (605 words)

 Amazon.com: Araceae - Orchidaceae (Flora of Siberia Series Volume 4): Books: L. I. Kashina,Ivan Moiseevich ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Amazon.com: Araceae - Orchidaceae (Flora of Siberia Series Volume 4): Books: L. Kashina,Ivan Moiseevich Krasnoborov,D. Shaulo
Publisher: learn how customers can search inside this book.
Araceae - Orchidaceae (Flora of Siberia Series Volume 4) (Hardcover)
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1578081033?v=glance   (366 words)

[ Aquifoliaceae ] [ Araceae ] [ Araliaceae ]
Vernacular names of plants within the Family Araceae
For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.
www.crescentbloom.com /plants/Familia/A/Araceae.htm   (67 words)

 Krzysztof Kozminski's Araceae Links
Added photos of a really large A.titanumgrown by Mark Dimmitt.
Added a link to Henk van Vliet's Amarylids and Araceae page.
Moved photos of A.albispathus inflorescences to a separate page.
www.kozminski.com /Araceae   (520 words)

 Alocasia x odora var. azurea, giant blue Araceae, elephant ear rainforest plant of China
azurea, giant blue Araceae, elephant ear rainforest plant of China
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If you have scientific questions, you may contact him directly at: long@mail.kib.ac.cn
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