Plant Diversity ›› 2003, Vol. 25 ›› Issue (06): 1-3.

• Articles •    

A Comparison of Family Circumscription between FRPS and FGAC

TANG YanCheng,LU AnMing   

  1. Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany,Institute of Botany,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100093,China
  • Online:2003-12-25 Published:2003-12-25

Abstract: In the present paper a comparison of family circumscription between Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae (FRPS) adopted A.Engler's classification system of angiosperms (1936) and The Families and Genera of Angiosperms in China,A Comperehensive Analysis (FGAC) based on Wu et al.'s system (2002) is given.It is not only benefit to grasping the viewpoint from Wu et al.s' system but also of adventage to understanding of current trend in limitation of family in angiosperm systematics.

Key words: Angiosperm;Family circumscription