Plant Diversity ›› 2003, Vol. 25 ›› Issue (01): 1-3.

• Articles •    

From Nepal to Formosa,a Much Larger Foot Print for Vacinium Sect. Aethopus

S.P.vander Kloet,T.A.Dickinson,W.Strickland   

  1. Department of Biology Acadia University,Wolfville,Nova Scotia BOP 1X0,Canada
  • Online:2003-02-25 Published:2003-02-25

Abstract: Numerical analyses of 76 operational taxonomic units alleged to belong to or be associated with Vaccinium sect. Vitis-idaea at one time or other , and scored for 44 features , resolved the following; Vaccinium sect. Vitis-idaea, consistently clustered together and are classified as V. sect. Aethopus . The remaining 20 OTU's comprise 10 taxa , each quite distinct , but no obvious sectional pattern was dicerned.

Key words: Genus Vaccinium