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A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Puerto Rico by Franklin S. Axelrod

By Franklin S. Axelrod

Have you questioned the place a Puerto Rican plant grows, while it plants, the place it comes from? good, this is an annotated list of the vascular vegetation almost immediately discovered starting to be within the wild at the island of Puerto Rico that might be a useful reduction to botanists, ecologists, foresters and anybody else attracted to the plant life of Puerto Rico. right here you will discover the distribution of vascular vegetation in the island supplied in keeping with a unique scheme that includes either huge physiographic components and particular geographical websites. those are either defined within the textual content and illustrated by means of 3 maps. additionally, you will locate necessary info at the occasions of flowering, fruiting, and spore construction for every plant and likewise references for every one to fresh monographs on Puerto Rican vegetation the place a fuller description of every will be found.

In the prior few years there were many adjustments within the names of person plant taxa (species, subspecies, and types) and within the alignment of plant households. those alterations are recorded during this paintings in one of these manner that older medical names in addition to Spanish universal names might be tracked to new accredited ones. considering the fact that there's a lot overlap of the Puerto Rican flowers with that of different Caribbean islands and components, those nomenclatural adjustments can be of use to researchers operating in these areas.

This record covers 2909 taxa which are incorporated in 1053 genera and 210 households. of those taxa 2335 (80.2%) are local and 574 (19.7%) are unique; of the local ones, 243 (10.4%) are endemic.

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Leung, D. W. , Involvement of plant chitinase in sexual reproduction of higher plants, Phytochemistry, 31, 1899, 1992. © 1999 by CRC Press LLC 2 PR-1: A Group of Plant Proteins Induced Upon Pathogen Infection Annemarie S. M. 1 INTRODUCTION Infection of tobacco plants containing the N-resistance gene from Nicotiana glutinosa with tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) leads to a hypersensitive response, which prevents virus spread by the development of necrotic lesions at the site of virus entry. 5 showed that the accumulation of a group of so-called “pathogenesisrelated” (PR) proteins correlates with the onset of SAR.

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