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Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas

J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas, volume 11, number 2  (issn 1934-5259)
Publication date: 29 Nov 2017
Copyright (c) 2017 Botanical Research Institute of Texas

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Stenanthium leimanthoides and S. densum (Melanthiaceae) revisited, with the description of two new species
Bruce A. Sorrie & Alan S. Weakley—275

A new combination in Penstemon (Plantaginaceae)
Craig C. Freeman—287

New combinations in Nearctic endemic Euphrasia (Orobanchaceae)
Galina Gussarova—289

New combinations, rank changes, and nomenclatural and taxonomic comments in the vascular flora of the southeastern United States. II
Alan S. Weakley, Derick B. Poindexter, Richard J. LeBlond, Bruce A. Sorrie, Cassandra H. Karlsson, Parker J. Williams, Edwin L. Bridges, Steve L. Orzell, Brian R. Keener, Andrea Weeks, Richard D. Noyes, María Flores-Cruz, James T. Diggs, George D. Gann, & Aaron J. Floden—291

Una especie nueva de Tachia (Gentianaceae) de Isla del Coco, Costa Rica
Joaquín Sánchez-González & Alexander Rodríguez—327

Miconia vincentiana (Melastomataceae: Miconieae), a curious endemic to St. Vincent, Lesser Antilles
Walter S. Judd & Gretchen M. Ionta—335

Morphology corroborates DNA sequence data in the species-level recognition of Gaultheria trichophylla var. tetracme (Ericaceae)
Peter W. Fritsch, Lu Lu, Ming-Ying Zhang, Hong Wang, & De-Zhu Li—343

Polyploidy and genome size variation in Phlox nana (Polemoniaceae) from the Pecos Plains of New Mexico and the Davis Mountains of West Texas, U.S.A.
Jamie Ladner, Mark H. Mayfield, L. Alan Prather, & Carolyn J. Ferguson—351

Arceuthobium tsugense (Viscaceae): Four subspecies with contrasting morphologies and host distributions
Robert L. Mathiasen & Shawn C. Kenaley—363

Struthanthus (Loranthaceae) variation in Venezuela: A numerical approach
Aniuzka Kazandjián—391

The correct original spelling of Bartram’s Ixia (Ixia caelestina: Iridaceae)
Alan R. Franck & Eleni H. Manolaraki—409

Taxonomy of Dichanthelium hirstii (Poaceae), a very rare and disjunct witch-grass of the eastern U.S.
Richard J. LeBlond, Robert F.C. Naczi, Alan S. Weakley, Kathleen S. Walz, Robert W. Freckmann, & William McAvoy—413

Erratum: A brief biography of Wolfgang Wolf and typification of the plant names he published
Curtis J. Hansen—419


Procambial and cambial variants in Serjania and Urvillea species (Sapindaceae: Paullinieae)
Willian Adriano Lira Lopes, Luiz Antonio de Souza, & Odair José Garcia de Almeida—421


The worldwide significance of karyotypic variation in Rosa acicularis (Rosaceae)
Walter H. Lewis & Memory Elvin-Lewis—433


Diplodia and Dothiorella species (Botryosphaeriaceae: Ascomycota) from Uzbekistan
Yusufjon Gafforov & Davron Rakhimov—455

Conservation assessment of Playa Delfín Rainforest Reserve and Research Station, Costa Rica
Ronald L. Jones & Humberto Jiménez-Saa—469

An annotated checklist of Atlantic Rainforest trees in southeastern Brazil, Tinguá Biological Reserve, Rio de Janeiro
Mariana de A. Iguatemy, Fernanda F. Negreiros, Haroldo C. Lima, Pablo J.F.P. Rodrigues, Mariela F.S. de Jesus, Deborah Hottz, Maysa S.C. Lima, Eliana Ramos, Sebastião J. Silva Neto, Alexandre Quinet, Adriana Lobão, Marcelo Souza, Massimo G. Bovini, Solange de V.A. Pessoa, Bruno C. Kurtz, João M.A. Braga, & Claudia F. Barros—479

Knowledge of genetic diversity informs conservation of a rare, clonal wetland plant Lilaeopsis schaffneriana subsp. recurva (Apiaceae)
Shannon D. Fehlberg—499

Adlumia fungosa (Fumariaceae), new to the flora of Louisiana, U.S.A.
Charles M. Allen—511

Additional species for the Jemez Mountains, New Mexico, U.S.A.
C.F. Keller, C.T. Martin, T.S. Foxx, & N.R. Greiner—513

Habranthus tubispathus (Amaryllidaceae/Liliaceae), new to the flora of Mississippi, U.S.A.
Philip J. Barbour—523

Phytogeographical relationships and analysis of the flora of South Texas Plains, U.S.A.
A.A. Saghatelyan—527

An annotated vascular flora and floristic analysis of the southern half of the Nature Conservancy Davis Mountains Preserve, Jeff Davis County, Texas, U.S.A.
Jeffrey James Keeling—563


In Memoriam: John Earl Averett (19 April 1943–1 January 2017)
A. Michael Powell—619

In Memoriam: Shirley Caillet Dieterich Lusk (24 May 1925–29 April 2017)
Mary Curry & Alan Lusk—629

In Memoriam: Edwin (Ed) Burnell Smith (1 December 1936–28 January 2017)
Kimberly G. Smith & Johnnie L. Gentry—639

In Memoriam: Stephen Douglas Koch Olt (16 December 1940–14 January 2017)
Maricela Gómez-Sanchez, Josué Kohashi Shibata, & Heike Vibrans—643

INDEX to new names and new combinations in J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 11(2), 2017

  • Allium keeverae D.B. Poind., Weakley, & P.J. Williams, sp. nov.—294
  • Clematis morefieldii Kral, sp. nov.—320
  • Dalea floridana (Rydb.) Diggs & Weakley, comb. & stat. nov.—304
  • Dichanthelium arenicoloides (Ashe) LeBlond, comb. nov.—314
  • Dichanthelium roanokense (Ashe) LeBlond, comb. nov.—317
  • Didymoglossum punctatum subsp. floridanum (Wess.Boer) Weakley & Gann, comb. nov.—307
  • Elymus hystrix var. piedmontanus D.B. Poind. & Weakley, var. nov.—318
  • Erigeron calcicola (J. Allison) D.B. Poind., B.R. Keener, & Noyes, comb. & stat. nov.—298
  • Erigeron dolomiticola (J. Allison) D.B. Poind., B.R. Keener, & Noyes, comb. & stat. nov.—298
  • Euphrasia farlowii (B.L. Rob.) Gussarova, comb. & stat. nov.—290
  • Euphrasia oakesii var. williamsii (B.L. Rob.) Gussarova, comb. & stat. nov.—289
  • Gaultheria tetracme (Airy Shaw) P.W. Fritsch & Lu Lu, comb. & stat. nov.—344
  • Liatris quadriflora (Chapm.) E.L. Bridges & Orzell, comb. & stat. nov.—298
  • Miconia vincentiana (Urb.) Judd & Ionta, comb. nov.—336
  • Mimosa floridana (Chapm.) Weakley & Flores-Cruz, comb. & stat. nov.—305
  • Monarda brevis (Fosberg & Artz) Floden, comb. nov.—308
  • Myzorrhiza riparia (L.T. Collins) Weakley, comb. nov.—314
  • Penstemon crandallii var. glabrescens (Pennell) C.C. Freeman, comb. nov.—287
  • Ripariosida Weakley & D.B. Poind., gen. nov.—310
  • Ripariosida hermaphrodita (L.) Weakley & D.B. Poind., comb. nov.—310
  • Stenanthium macrum Sorrie & Weakley, sp. nov.—281
  • Stenanthium tennesseense Sorrie & Weakley, sp. nov.—278
  • Tachia blancoi Al. Rodr. & J. Sánchez-Gonz., sp. nov.—328
  • Trilisa subtropicana (DeLaney, N. Bissett, & Weidenh.) E.L. Bridges & Orzell, comb. & stat. nov.—300

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