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  1. Blepharis constitutes an important part of the vegetation of the Jordanian arid and semi-arid regions, yet whether one or more species of this genus occurs in the Jordanian area is uncertain. We addressed this qu...

    Authors: Riyadh Muhaidat, Mohammad H. Brake, Mazhar Al Zoubi, Robert I. Colautti, Amjad Al-Nasser, Muheeb Awawdeh, Khalid Al-Batayneh, Wesam Al Khateeb, Athena D. McKown, Jamil Lahham and Ahmad El-Oqlah

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:18

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  2. Volvox carteri f. nagariensis is a model taxon that has been studied extensively at the cellular and molecular level. The most distinctive morphological attribute of V. carteri f. nagariensis within V. carteri is...

    Authors: Hisayoshi Nozaki, Noriko Ueki, Mari Takusagawa, Shota Yamashita, Osami Misumi, Ryo Matsuzaki, Masanobu Kawachi, Yin-Ru Chiang and Jiunn-Tzong Wu

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:10

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  3. Nickel hyperaccumulator plants are of much interest for their evolution and unique ecophysiology, and also for potential applications in agromining—a novel technology that uses plants to extract valuable metal...

    Authors: Roderick Bouman, Peter van Welzen, Sukaibin Sumail, Guillaume Echevarria, Peter D. Erskine and Antony van der Ent

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:9

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  4. The limestone karsts of Southeast Asia and South China are a major biodiversity hotspot of global terrestrial biomes. With more than 130 described species, Paraboea has become one of the most characteristic plant...

    Authors: Wei-Bin Xu, Jing Guo, Bo Pan, Meng-Qi Han, Yan Liu and Kuo-Fang Chung

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:56

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  5. Biological classification, the hierarchical arrangement of scientific names of organisms, constitutes the core infrastructure of biological databases. For an efficient management of biological databases, adopt...

    Authors: Cheng-Tao Lin and Kuo-Fang Chung

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:52

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  6. The flora of Panay Island is under-collected compared with the other islands of the Philippines. In a joint expedition to the island, botanists from Taiwan and the Philippines found three unknown Begonia species ...

    Authors: Ching-I Peng, Rosario Rivera Rubite, Che-Wei Lin, Mark Hughes, Yoshiko Kono and Kuo-Fang Chung

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:28

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  7. Genetic variability was studied in 78 populations of locally collected Vicia L. taxa for seed albumins, globulins and prolamins patterns by sodium dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE) alo...

    Authors: Sakina Bechkri, Imane Medoukali and Douadi Khelifi

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:27

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  8. A new species, Begonia myanmarica, was discovered from Myanmar and herein documented. Characterized by a single developed wing in the ovary/fruit, this species would be assigned to sect. Monopteron (sensu Doorenb...

    Authors: Yu-Hsin Tseng, Young-Dong Kim, Ching-I Peng, Khin Myo Htwe, Seong-Hyun Cho, Yoshiko Kono and Kuo-Fang Chung

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:21

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  9. Paphiopedilum rungsuriyanum from Northern Laos was discovered and described in 2014. It is characterized by having miniature tessellated leaves, a flower having a helmet shaped lip wit...

    Authors: Yung-I Lee, Mei-Chu Chung, Kongmany Sydara, Onevilay Souliya and Sulivong Luang Aphay

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:16

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  10. Despite being a relatively small genus, the taxonomy of the paper mulberry genus Broussonetia remains problematic. Much of the controversy is related to the identity and taxonomic status of Broussonetia kaempferi

    Authors: Kuo-Fang Chung, Wen-Hsi Kuo, Yi-Hsuan Hsu, Yi-Hsuan Li, Rosario Rivera Rubite and Wei-Bin Xu

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:11

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  11. The generic separateness and specific composition of the orchid genus Cyrtochilum was discussed for almost two centuries. Over the years several smaller taxa were segregated from this taxon, but their separatenes...

    Authors: Dariusz L. Szlachetko, Marta Kolanowska, Aleksandra Naczk, Marcin Górniak, Magdalena Dudek, Piotr Rutkowski and Guy Chiron

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:8

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  12. The Malaysian state of Sabah on the Island of Borneo is emerging as a hotspot for nickel hyperaccumulator species with at least 25 such species discovered to date. New discoveries of the hyperaccumulation trai...

    Authors: Antony van der Ent, Max van Balgooy and Peter van Welzen

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:6

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  13. Kinabalu Park, in Sabah (Malaysia) on Borneo Island, is renowned for the exceptionally high plant diversity it protects, with at least 5000 plant species enumerated to date. Discoveries of plant novelties cont...

    Authors: John B. Sugau and Antony van der Ent

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:4

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  14. With more than 160 described species, Primulina is one of the most characteristic plant groups of the Sino-Vietnamese limestone flora. In our continous botanical inventory of the limestone flora of South China, w...

    Authors: Jing Guo, Bo Pan, Jing Liu, Wei-Bin Xu and Kuo-Fang Chung

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:34

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  15. Christisonia is a little-documented and poorly studied root-parasitic genus in the Orobanchaceae occurring in India, China, Indochina and part of the Malesian region. Recent collection...

    Authors: Antony van der Ent and K. M. Wong

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:28

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  16. Begonia is a mega-diverse genus of flowering plants prone to generating micro-endemic species, especially on limestone habitats. During fieldwork in the Puerto Princesa Subterranean Ri...

    Authors: Rosario Rivera Rubite, Mark Hughes, Patrick Blanc, Kuo-Fang Chung, Hsun-An Yang, Yoshiko Kono, Grecebio J D Alejandro, Llogene B De Layola, Arthur Gregory N Virata and Ching-I Peng

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:19

    Content type: Research

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  17. Mount Kinabalu, reknowned for its high biodiversity and endemism, is a National Park in the State of Sabah on the northern end of the island of Borneo. Every year many visit the higher part of the Kinabalu Nat...

    Authors: Ching-I Peng, Che-Wei Lin, Rimi Repin, Yoshiko Kono, Wai-Chao Leong and Kuo-Fang Chung

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:7

    Content type: Research

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  18. Philodendron is the second largest genus of Araceae, being highly diverse in the Atlantic Forest biome, with nearly one third of the Brazilian species occurring in Southern Brazil, particularly in Rio de Janeiro ...

    Authors: Luana Silva Braucks Calazans, Nerivaldo Gomes Antas and Cassia Mônica Sakuragui

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2015 56:1

    Content type: Research

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  19. Pyrostria sensu lato (s.l.) is regarded as one of the polyphyletic group within Vanguerieae formerly comprising of Pyrostria sensu stricto (s.s.), Pyrostria group A and Pyrostria group B delineated by the number ...

    Authors: Grecebio Jonathan D Alejandro, Carizza Marie M Magdaleno, Joseph Alvin T Pacia, Lyn D Paraguison, Kim Karlo C Quiogue, Annie Eliza D Wong, Krysten Marie R Yayen and Axel H Arriola

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:65

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  20. Continental China is the center of Begonia species diversity in Asia and contains more than 60 species out of about 110 named species of section Platycentrum. Mt. Jinyun, located in Chongqing City at the upper re...

    Authors: Bo Ding, Koh Nakamura, Yoshiko Kono, Meng-Jung Ho and Ching-I Peng

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:62

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  21. In our recent molecular phylogenetic study of Asian Begonia, two undescribed species, B. guixiensis sp. ined. (S. Guangxi, China) and B. longa sp. ined. (Vietnam), were sampled and placed within the strongly supp...

    Authors: Ching-I Peng, Shin-Ming Ku, Hsun-An Yang, Wai-Chao Leong, Yan Liu, Tien Hiep Nguyen, Yoshiko Kono and Kuo-Fang Chung

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:52

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  22. In the classical doctrines, Magnolia was frequently considered the archetype among flowering plants, and its conduplicate carpel with marginal placentation was assumed to be derived from a leaf-like organ bearing...

    Authors: Wen-Zhe Liu, Khidir Hilu and Ya-Ling Wang

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:28

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  23. Hainan is the largest island of the Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot and has the best preserved and most extensive tropical forests in China. A recent study on distribution of endangered species in China identi...

    Authors: Ching-I Peng, Xiao-Hua Jin, Shin-Ming Ku, Yoshiko Kono, Han-Yau Huang and Hsun-An Yang

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:24

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  24. The Chamaecyparis forest is a valuable natural resource in eastern Asia. The characteristics of soil humic substances and the influence of environmental factors in natural Chamaecyparis forests in subtropical mou...

    Authors: Jenn-Shing Chen, Tay-Lung Chung, Guanglong Tian and Chih-Yu Chiu

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:56

    Content type: Research

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  25. The spectacular karst limestone landscape in Guangxi harbors high-level diversity and endemism of Begonia species, especially those of sect. Coelocentrum. In continuation of our studies in this area, we report th...

    Authors: Ching-I Peng, Hsun-An Yang, Yoshiko Kono, Kuo-Fang Chung, Yu-Song Huang, Wang-Hui Wu and Yan Liu

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:44

    Content type: Research

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  26. Begonia sect. Diploclinium is a ‘dust-bin’ section for species retaining pleisiomorphic characters and lacking novel synapomorphic characters used to delimit other Asian sections in Begonia. Part of this large an...

    Authors: Rosario Rivera Rubite, Mark Hughes, Grecebio JD Alejandro and Ching-I Peng

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:38

    Content type: Research

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  27. Primulina cardaminifolia Yan Liu & W.B. Xu (Gesneriaceae), a distinct new species with imparipinnate leaves, is described and illustrated from a limestone valley in Guangxi Zhuangzu Autonomous Region, China. To a...

    Authors: Wei-Bin Xu, Yan Liu, Yoshiko Kono, Hsuan Chang, Ching-I Peng and Kuo-Fang Chung

    Citation: Botanical Studies 2013 54:19

    Content type: Research

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