Current Issue

    The BRIT Press strives to make botanical research accessible to all. For that reason, we make all articles in the current issue available online for free for a limited time (~6-mo). Our journal, however, is supported entirely by page charges and subscription fees. Keeping page charges at a reasonable level is dependant upon maintaining our subscriptions.

     

    If you enjoy the content found in Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, please consider supporting us through a personal subscription.

     

    Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

    J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas, volume 8, number 1  (issn 1934-5259)
    Publication date: 09 Jul 2014
    Copyright (c) 2014 Botanical Research Institute of Texas

     

    Table of Contents

    Clicking on any of the articles or book review titles below will link you to a pdf file. For optimal viewing of pdf files, please upgrade to at least Adobe Reader 7.0 (or download free software here). Also, please note that articles are presented here at low-resolution. The print versions as seen in the journal are at a much higher resolution.
     

    Jump to a section:

    SYSTEMATICS

     

    New species and combinations in Solanum section Androceras (Solanaceae)

    Stephen R. Stern, Lynn Bohs, & Jeffrey Keeling—1

     

    Sedum kiersteadiae (Crassulaceae), a newly described species from the Klamath Region of California, U.S.A.

    Barbara L. Wilson, Richard E. Brainerd, and Nick Otting—9

     

    Hexasepalum teres (Rubiaceae), a new combination

    Joseph H. Kirkbride, Jr.—17

     

    Passiflora soliana, una especie nueva de Passiflora (Passifloraceae) del Pacífico Sur de Costa Rica

    Armando Estrada Ch. & Gerardo Rivera19

     

    Cyperus stewartii (Cyperaceae), a new species from Cocos Island, Costa Rica

    Gordon C. Tucker25

     

    Calathea gordonii (Marantaceae), a new endemic Panamanian species

    Helen Kennedy—31

     

    Calathea cofaniorum and C. shishicoensis, new endemic species of Marantaceae from Ecuador

    Helen Kennedy—37

     

    Glossoloma velutinum (Gesneriaceae), a new species from the Cordillera Central of the Colombian Andes

    Larri A. Rodas & John L. Clark—43

     

    Synopsis of Galvezia (Plantaginaceae: Antirrhineae), including a new cryptic species from southern Peru

    Michael O. Dillon & Victor Quipuscoa Silvestre—47

     

    A new species of Cremosperma (Gesneriaceae) from northeastern Peru

    Brian R. Keener & John L. Clark—57

     

    Three new species of Senegalia (Fabaceae) from Brazil

    David S. Seigler, John E. Ebinger, Petala Gomes Ribeiro, & Luciano Paganucci De Queiroz61

     

    A new variety of Phanera glauca subsp. tenuiflora (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae) from India

    Rajib Gogoi & Subir Bandyopadhyay71

     

    Taxonomic status of Kobresia curvata and Kobresia fragilis (Cyperaceae)

    Bikash Jana & R.C. Srivastava—77

     

    First valid place of publication of Duchesnea indica (Rosaceae: Potentilleae)

    James L. Reveal & Barbara Ertter—83

     

    Errata: Four new annual species of Euphorbia section Tithymalus (Euphorbiaceae) from North America

    Mark H. Mayfield—85

     

     

    DEVELOPMENT AND STRUCTURE

     

    The genus Echinacea (Asteraceae): Floral, stem, and petiole morphology

    Harold W. Keller—87

     

    The floral structure of three weedy species of Sida (Malvaceae)

    Junior Cezar Muneratto, Luiz Antonio de Souza, & Odair José Garcia de Almeida—127

     

    PALEOBOTANY

     

    A gasteroid fungus, Palaeogaster micromorpha gen. & sp. nov. (Boletales) in Cretaceous Myanmar amber

    George O. Poinar, Jr., Dônis da Silva Alfredo, & Iuri Goulart Baseia—139

     

    Xylaria antiqua sp. nov. (Ascomycota: Xylariaceae) in Dominican amber

    George O. Poinar, Jr.—145

     

     

    FLORISTICS, ECOLOGY, AND CONSERVATION

     

    Flora of the halophytic grasslands in the Valle de Janos, Chihuahua, Mexico

    José Humberto Vega-Mares, Andrés Eduardo Estrada-Castillón, José Ángel Villarreal-Quintanilla, & Gustavo Quintana Martínez151

     

    Primer registro de Astrocasia peltata (Euphorbiaceae) en Costa Rica

    Irene Calderón Sanou165

     

    Pleurisanthes flava (Icacinaceae): A new record for Brazil

    Bruno S. Amorim, Rodrigo Duno de Stefano, & Marccus Alves169

     

    Ecology and conservation of Acacia and Prosopis (Fabaceae) woodlands of the Mojave Desert, U.S.A.

    Scott R. Abella & Kenneth L. Chittick175

     

    Noteworthy vascular plant collections from the Red River of Arkansas and Louisiana, U.S.A.

    Christopher Reid & M. Jerome Lewis197

     

    Vegetation and vascular flora of tallgrass prairie and wetlands, Black Squirrel Creek drainage, south-central Colorado: Perspectives from the 1940s and 2011

    Sylvia Kelso, Leah Fugere, Miroslav Kummel, & Sebastian Tsocanos—203

     

    A floristic inventory of Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park and immediately adjacent lands (Monroe County), Florida, U.S.A.

    George J. Wilder, Susan V. Sprunt, Janice A. Duquesnel, & Susan F. Kolterman—227

     

    A quantitative study of the vegetation surrounding populations of Zigadenus densus (Melianthiaceae) at Fort Polk in west central Louisiana, U.S.A.

    Jacob Delahoussaye, Charles Allen, Stacy Huskins, & Ariel Dauzart—253

     

    A quantitative study of the vegetation surrounding populations of Uvularia sessilifolia (Colchicaceae) at Fort Polk in west central Louisiana, U.S.A.

    Ariel Dauzart, Charles Allen, Stacy Huskins, & Jacob Delahoussaye—261

     

    Blyxa aubertii (Hydrocharitaceae) new to Mississippi, U.S.A.

    Daniel M. McNair & Mac H. Alford—267

     

    Floristic studies in north central New Mexico, U.S.A. The Sangre de Cristo Mountains

    Jill Larson, Brian Reif, B.E. Nelson, & Ronald L. Hartman—271

     

    Low genetic diversity and poor dispersal, but not conservation status rank, are linked to climate change vulnerability

    Cynthia M. Morton & Matthew D. Schlesinger—305

     

    The vascular flora of Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie, South Carolina, U.S.A.

    Richard Stalter, Brent A. Berger, Eric E. Lamont, & John Nelson—319

     

    Expanded distribution of Gratiola quartermaniae (Plantaginaceae) in Texas, U.S.A.

    Kimberly Norton Taylor & Robert J. O’Kennon—333

     

    The vascular flora of Galveston Island State Park, Galveston County, Texas, U.S.A.

    David J. Rosen, Shiron K. Lawrence, & Andrew Sipocz—339

     

    An annotated flora of Reed Plateau and adjacent areas, Brewster County, Texas, U.S.A.

    Wendy Weckesser & Martin Terry—353

     

    Addendum to the vascular flora of Nash Prairie, Texas, U.S.A.

    David J. Rosen381

     

    INDEX to new names and new combinations in J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 8(1), 2014

     

    Calathea cofaniorum H. Kenn., sp. nov.—37

    Calathea gordonii H. Kenn., sp. nov.—31

    Calathea shishicoensis H. Kenn., sp. nov.—41

    Cremosperma inversum B.R. Keener & J.L. Clark, sp. nov.—57

    Cyperus stewartii G.C. Tucker, sp. nov.—25

    Galvezia elisensii M.O. Dillon & Quipuscoa, sp. nov.—49

    Glossoloma velutinum J.L. Clark & L.A. Rodas, sp. nov.—43

    Hexasepalum teres (Walter) J.H. Kirkbr., comb. nov.—17

    Palaeogaster Poinar, Alfredo, & Baseia, gen. nov.—140

    Palaeogaster micromorpha Poinar, Alfredo, & Baseia, sp. nov.—140

    Passiflora soliana A. Estrada & G. Rivera, sp. nov.—19

    Phanera glauca subsp. tenuiflora var. gandhiana Gogoi & Bandyop., var. nov.—71

    Sedum kiersteadiae B.L. Wilson & R.E. Brainerd, sp. nov.—9

    Senegalia harleyi Seigler, Ebinger, & P.G. Ribeiro, sp. nov.—64

    Senegalia hatschbachii Seigler, Ebinger, & P.G. Ribeiro, sp. nov.—66

    Senegalia irwinii Seigler, Ebinger, & P.G. Ribeiro, sp. nov.—62

    Solanum cordicitum S. Stern, sp. nov.—2

    Solanum knoblochii (Whalen) S. Stern, comb. & stat. nov.—5

    Solanum novomexicanum (Bartlett) S. Stern, comb. & stat. nov.—6

    Solanum setigeroides (Whalen) S. Stern, comb. & stat. nov.—5

    Xylaria antiqua Poinar, sp. nov.—146

     

    BOOK REVIEWS AND NOTICES

     

    *View* Michael W. Beug, Alan E. Bessette, and Arleen R. Bessette. 2014. Ascomycete Fungi of North America: A Mushroom Reference Guide.

    *View* Paul Dowlearn. 2013. The Lazy Man’s Garden. Maximum return; Minimum input.

    *View* Douglas J. Futuyma, H. Bradley Shaffer, and Daniel Simberloff, eds. 2013 (Dec). Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, Volume 44.

    *View* Ashok Gadgil and Diana M. Liverman. 2013 (Nov). Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Volume 38.

    *View* Howard Garrett. 2014. Organic Lawn Care: Growing Grass the Natural Way.

    *View* Johnnie L. Gentry, George P. Johnson, Brent T. Baker, C. Theo Witsell, and Jennifer D. Ogle, eds. 2014. Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Arkansas.

    *View* Roy L. Lehman. 2013. Marine Plants of the Texas Coast.

    *View* Paul E. Minnis, ed. 2014. New Lives for Ancient and Extinct Crops.

    *View* James McWilliams. 2013. The Pecan: A History of America’s Native Nut.

    *View* Tracey Parker. 2014. Árboles Comunes de Nicaragua / Common Trees of Nicaragua.

    *View* Serge Payette, ed. 2013. Flore Nordique du Québec et du Labrador. Vol. 1.

    *View* Richard Primack. 2014. Essentials of Conservation Biology, Sixth Edition.

    *View* Emma Short and Alex George. 2013. A Primer of Botanical Latin with Vocabulary.

    *View* James Solomon, Tatyana Shulkina, and George Schatz, eds. 2014. Red List of the Endemic Plants of the Caucasus: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Russia, and Turkey.

    *View* Dennis Wm. Stevenson, Roy Osborne, and Alberto Sidney Taylor Blake, eds. 2012. Proceedings of Cycad 2008: The 8th International Congress on Cycad Biology, 13–15 January 2008, Panama City, Panama.

    *View* Neal K. Van Alfen, Jan E. Leach, and Steven Lindlow, eds. 2013 (Sep). Annual Review of Phytopathology, Volume 51.

    *View* Sula Vanderplank, Benjamin T. Wilder, Exequiel Ezcurra. 2014. Descubriendo la Biodiversidad Terrestre en la Región de Cabo Pulmo / Uncovering the Dryland Biodiversity of the Cabo Pulmo Region.

    *View* Paul Wilkin and Simon J. Mayo, eds. 2013. Early Events in Monocot Evolution, Systematics Association Special Series, Volume 83.

    *View* Peter Wyse Jackson. 2014. Ireland's Generous Nature: The Past and Present Uses of Wild Plants in Ireland.