Plant Diversity ›› 2002, Vol. 24 ›› Issue (06): 1-3.

• Articles •    

A Cladistic Analysis of Quercus (Fagaceae) in China Based on Leaf Epidermis and Architecture

PU Chun-Xia,ZHOU Zhe-Kun, LU0 Yan   

  1. Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Online:2002-12-25 Published:2002-12-25

Abstract: A cladistic analysis of the genus Quercus L. in China was performed based on leaf epidermis and architecture using Trigonobalanus doichangensis (A. Camus) Farman as an outgroup. Some stable relationships among subgenera and species were indicated by the cladistic analysis. Subgen. Quercus were divided into g\five sections, namely Sect. Engleriana,Sect. Brachylepides, Sect. Echinolepides, Sect. Aegilops, and Sect.

Key words: Quercus