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ASPT Scientific Program - August 2-6, 1998



MONDAY MORNING, 3 AUGUST 1998

8:15 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

SESSION 1-CONTRIBUTED PAPERS-BIOGEOGRAPHY

Presiding: SUSANNE S. RENNER, Department of Biology, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO 63121, (314/516-6672), email: renner@jinx.umsl.edu

8:15 ASPT-1.1 ANGELA M. BEYRA, and MATT LAVIN*. Filial del Instituto de Ecologìa y Sistemàtica, Ministerio de Ciencia Technologìa y Medio Ambiente, Camagüey, C. P., Cuba; and Department of Biology, Montana State University, Bozeman. Phylogenetic systematics of Pictetia (Leguminosae) with a preliminary circumscription of aeschynomenoid legumes.

8:30 ASPT-1.2 ALINA FREIRE-FIERRO. Department of Biology, University of Missouri, St. Louis. Revision of Aciotis (Melastomataceae).

8:45 ASPT-1.3 LENA STRUWE*, MIKE THIV, JOACHIM KADEREIT, and VICTOR A. ALBERT. The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Program for Molecular Systematics Studies, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx; and Institut für Spezielle Botanik, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, Germany. Saccifolium (Saccifoliaceae): character evolution, biogeography, and placement inside Gentianaceae based on trnL intron sequences.

9:00 ASPT-1.4 OLIVER PIHLAR*, LENA STRUWE, and VICTOR A. ALBERT. The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Program for Molecular Systematics Studies, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. Neotropical Gentianaceae and white sands: biogeography and character evolution.

9:15 ASPT-1.5 DONALD H. LES*, C. THOMAS PHILBRICK, and ALEJANDRO NOVELO RETANA. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs; Department of Biology, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury; and Departmento de Botanica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, D.F. Phylogeography of the Podostemaceae sensu lato: a hypothesis of multiple tropical radiations.

9:30 ASPT-1.6 STEPHEN D. HOPPER, MICHAEL F. FAY*, MAURIZIO ROSSETTO, and MARK W. CHASE. Kings Park and Botanic Garden, West Perth, Western Australia; and Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom. A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the bloodroot and kangaroo paw family, Haemodoraceae: taxonomic, biogeographic and conservation implications.

9:45 ASPT-1.7 HARVEY E. BALLARD, JR.*, KEN INOUE, and KENNETH J. SYTSMA. Department of Environmental and Plant Biology, Ohio University, Athens; Biological Institute and Herbarium, Shinshu University, Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan; and Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of Japanese violets (Viola) based on Internal Transcribed Spacer DNA sequences.

10:00 ASPT-1.8 KENNETH J. SYTSMA*, MICHELLE L. ZJHRA, MOLLY NEPOKROEFF, CHRISTOPHER J. QUINN, and PETER G. WILSON. Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison; School of Biological Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; and National Herbarium of New South Wales, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Australia. Phylogenetic relationships, morphological evolution, and biogeography in Myrtaceae based on ndhF sequence analysis.

10:15 Recess

10:30 ASPT-1.9 QUI-JUN XIANG1 and ZACK E. MURRELLE2. 1Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello; and 2Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green. Relationships and biogeography of Cornus L. (Cornaceae) inferred from multiple molecular and morphological data sets

10:45 ASPT-1.10 JUN WEN. Department of Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins. Systematics and biogeography of the Aralia - Panax complex (Araliaceae).

11:00 ASPT-1.11 FÈLIX FOREST* and ANNE BRUNEAU. Institut de Recherche en Biologie Vègètale, Universitè de Montrèal, Quèbec, Canada. Systematics and biogeography of hazelnuts (Corylus: Betulaceae) based on the non-transcribed spacer of 5S ribosomal RNA genes.

11:15 ASPT-1.12 IXCHEL NICOLE WHITCHER* and JUN WEN. Department of Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins. Phylogeny and biogeography of Corylus L. (Betulaceae): inference from the ITS sequence data.

11:30 ASPT-1.13 KATHERINE R. GOULD* and MICHAEL J. DONOGHUE. Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Phylogeny and biogeography of Triosteum (Dipsacales, Lonicereae).

11:45 ASPT-1.14 JIANHUA LI1*, MICHAEL J. DONOGHUE1, A. LINN BOGLE2, and ANITA S. KLEIN3. 1Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA; 2Department of Plant Biology, and 3Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of New Hampshire, Durham. Phylogeny and biogeography of Hamamelis (Hamamelidaceae): An update.

12:00 ASPT-1.15 PETER W. FRITSCH. Department of Botany, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco. Phylogeny of Styrax (Styracaceae) based on morphological characters, with implications for biogeography and infrageneric classification.

12:15 ASPT-1.16 SUSANNE S. RENNER* and DONALD B. FOREMAN. Department of Biology, University of Missouri, St. Louis; and Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, Australia. Molecular phylogenetics and biogeography of Atherospermataceae -- two Chile - Australia/New Zealand disjunctions.


SESSION 2-CONTRIBUTED PAPERS-MONOCOTYLEDONS

Presiding: JOHN V. FREUDENSTEIN, Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, Kent OH 44242, (330/672-3370), email: johnf@biology.kent.edu

8:00 ASPT-2.1 DOUGLAS H. GOLDMAN*, MARK W. CHASE, and MICHAEL F. FAY. Department of Botany, University of Texas, Austin; and Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey,United Kingdom. Phylogeny and circumscription in Calopogon (Orchidaceae) as inferred from ITS sequence and AFLP data.

8:15 ASPT-2.2 MIKAEL HEDREN, MICHAEL F. FAY*, and MARK W. CHASE. Department of Systematic Botany, University of Lund, Sweden; and Jodrell Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom. AFLPs elucidate relationships in the Dactylorhiza polyploid complex (Orchidaceae).

8:30 ASPT-2.3 CYNTHIA M. MORTON*, NIGEL P. BARKER, and H. PETER LINDER. Department of Botany, University of Reading, Whiteknights, United Kingdom; Department of Botany, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa; and Department of Botany, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa. Phylogenetic relationships of Cortaderia: cladistic analysis using the Nuclear Internal Transcribed Spacer region.

8:45 ASPT-2.4 PAUL M. PETERSON. Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Systematics of the Muhlenbergiinae (Chloridoideae: Eragrostideae).

9:00 ASPT-2.5 KHIDIR W. HILU*, LAWRENCE A. ALICE, and WEIPING ZHANG. Biology Department, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg. A phylogeny of Poaceae subfamily Chloridoideae based on chloroplast DNA matK sequences.

9:15 ASPT-2.6 YOLANDA HERRERA-ARRIETA* and PAUL M. PETERSON. CIIDIR IPN Unidad Durango, Mexico; and Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. An anatomcial survey of Muhlenbergia (Poaceae: Muhlenbergiinae).

9:30 ASPT-2.7 LYNN G. CLARK. Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Ames. A reevaluation of the bamboo inflorescence.

9:45 ASPT-2.8 RANDALL TERRY*, J. A. C. SMITH, DARREN CRAYN, and KLAUS WINTER. Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula; Department of Plant Science, Oxford University, United Kingdom; and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama City, Panama. Reassessment of subfamily relationships in Bromeliaceae using noncoding sequences of the chloroplast genome.

10:00 ASPT-2.9 CARLOS A. PALACI and GREGORY K. BROWN*. Department of Botany, University of Wyoming, Laramie. Ovules and seeds of Catopsis (Bromeliaceae:Tillandsioideae).

10:15 Recess

10:30 ASPT-2.10 DARREN M. CRAYN*, J. ANDREW C. SMITH, KLAUS WINTER, and RANDALL G. TERRY. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Ancon, Republica de Panama; Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, United Kingdom; and Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana. The evolution of crassulacean acid metabolism in Bromeliaceae: a molecular systematic approach.

10:45 ASPT-2.11 ALAN W. MEEROW*, CHARLES L. GUY, and QIN-BAO LI. University of Florida, Fort Lauderdale Research & Education Center, Fort Lauderdale; and Department of Ornamental Horticulture, Gainesville, FL. Phylogeny of neotropical Amaryllidaceae based on nrDNA ITS sequences.

11:00 ASPT-2.12 MARCIA J. WATERWAY* and RICHARD G. OLMSTEAD. Department of Plant Science, McGill University, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, QC; and Department of Botany, University of Washington, Seattle. Phylogenetic relationships in Carex section Hymenochlaenae inferred from non-coding nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequence data.

11:15 ASPT-2.13 ROBERT F. C. NACZI* and BRUCE A. FORD. Department of Biological Sciences, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights; and Department of Botany, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Systematics of the Carex jamesii complex (section Phyllostachys, Cyperaceae).

11:30 ASPT-2.14 GERRY MOORE. Department of Botany, Duke University, Durham, NC. The taxonomy of the horned-rushes (Rhynchospora section Longirostres Kunth).

11:45 ASPT-2.15 KENNETH M. CAMERON1*, MARK W. CHASE2, STUART SULLIVAN2, WILLIAM J. HAHN3, and PAULA J. RUDALL2. 1The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx; 2Jodrell Laboratory, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom; and 3CERC-Columbia University, New York, NY. Systematics of Petrosaviaceae: an achlorophyllous, mycotrophic monocotyledon of problematic phylogenetic affinity.

12:00 ASPT-2.16 MARIA A. GANDOLFO*, KEVIN C. NIXON, and WILLIAM L. CREPET. L. H. Bailey Hortorium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. A phylogenetic analysis of modern and cretaceous Triuridaceae (Monocotyledoneae).

12:15 ASPT-2.17 JOHN V. FREUDENSTEIN*, DIANA M. SENYO, and MARK W. CHASE. Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, OH; and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom. Evolution and phylogenetic significance of a mitochondrial intron in Orchidaceae.


MONDAY AFTERNOON, 3 AUGUST

1:30-5:15 P.M.

SESSION 3-CONTRIBUTED PAPERS-MOLECULAR

Presiding: GREGORY M. PLUNKETT, Department of Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284-2012, (804/828-1562), email: gmplunke@vcu.edu

1:30 ASPT-3.1 HELGA OCHOTERENA-BOOTH* and KEVIN C. NIXON. L.H.Bailey Hortorium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Local and global parsimony: the analysis of large data sets from the family Rubiaceae.

1:45 ASPT-3.2 SARAH MATHEWS* and MICHAEL J. DONOGHUE. Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Duplicate gene rooting and difficult rooting problems in plant phylogeny.

2:00 ASPT-3.3 PAMELA S. SOLTIS*, DOUGLAS E. SOLTIS, MARK W. CHASE, DIRK ALBACH, MARK E. MORT, VINCENT SAVOLAINEN, and MICHAEL ZANIS. Department of Botany, Washington State University, Pullman; and Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom. Molecular phylogenetics of angiosperms: congruent patterns inferred from three genes. Part I.

2:15 ASPT-3.4 DOUGLAS E. SOLTIS*, PAMELA S. SOLTIS, MARK W. CHASE, DIRK ALBACH, MARK E. MORT, VINCENT SAVOLAINEN, and MICHAEL ZANIS. Department of Botany, Washington State University, Pullman; and Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom. Molecular phylogenetics of angiosperms: congruent patterns inferred from three genes. Part II.

2:30 ASPT-3.5 KEVIN C. NIXON*, JERROLD I DAVIS, and PABLO A. GOLOBOFF. L.H. Bailey Hortorium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and Instituto Miguel Lillo, Tucumán, Argentina. Search strategies for large datasets: an example using rbcL.

2:45 ASPT-3.6 ANDREA E. SCHWARZBACH* and ROBERT E. RICKLEFS. Department of Biology, University of Missouri, St. Louis. Comparison of different coding strategies for indels: empirical evidence from four intergenic sequences.

3:00 ASPT-3.7 CURTIS C. CLEVINGER* and JOSE L. PANERO. Department of Botany, University of Texas, Austin. Phylogenetic relationships of North American Celastraceae based on ndhF sequence data.

3:15 Recess

3:30 ASPT-3.8 GREGORY M. PLUNKETT. Department of Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. Endemic araliad genera from New Caledonia and their implications for phylogeny and taxonomy in Araliales (Apiaceae and Araliaceae).

3:45 ASPT-3.9 RICHARD G. OLMSTEAD*, CLAUDE W. DEPAMPHILIS, ANDREA D. WOLFE, NED D. YOUNG, and PATRICK A. REEVES. Department of Botany, University of Washington, Seattle; Department of Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; and Department of Plant Biology, Ohio State University, Columbus. Disintegration of the Scrophulariaceae: from the ashes.

4:00 ASPT-3.10 R. ALAN SMITH* and CLAUDE W. DEPAMPHILIS. Department of Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Phylogenetic placement of the holoparasitic family Lennoaceae: preliminary molecular evidence.

4:15 ASPT-3.11 PATRICK W. SWEENEY* and ROBERT A. PRICE. Department of Botany, University of Georgia, Athens. Multiple origins of Dentaria within the genus Cardamine (Brassicaceae): evidence from trnL-F sequencing.

4:30 ASPT-3.12 ROBERT A. PRICE* and PATRICK W. SWEENEY. Department of Botany, University of Georgia, Athens. Relationships in the tribe Cardamineae (Brassicaceae) from trnL-F and ndhF sequence comparisons.

4:45 ASPT-3.13 LINDA M. PRINCE* and CLIFFORD R. PARKS. Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. An evaluation of tribal and generic classification of Theoideae (Theaceae) based on DNA sequence data.

5:00 ASPT-3.14 KI-JOONG KIM* and ROBERT K. JANSEN. Department of Biology, Yeungnam University, Kyeungbuk, Korea; and Department of Botany, University of Texas, Austin. Paraphyly of Jasminoideae and monophyly of Oleoideae in Oleaceae.

5:30 BUSINESS MEETING


SESSION 4-CONTRIBUTED PAPERS-MORPHOLOGY, ANATOMY

Presiding: CHARLES N.HORN, Biology Department, Newberry College, Newberry, SC 29108, (803/321-5257), email: chorn@newberry.edu

1:30 ASPT-4.1 NICOLETT CELLINESE. University of Reading, Botany Department, School of Plant Sciences, Reading, England; and University of Florida Herbarium, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville. Systematics and phylogeny of Phyllagathis and the Asian Sonerileae (Melastomataceae).

1:45 ASPT-4.2 WALTER S. JUDD*, KATHLEEN A. KRON, ARNE A. ANDERBERG, DARREN M. CRAYN, CHRISTOPHER J. QUINN, and PETER S. STEVENS. Department of Botany, University of Florida, Gainesville; Department of Biology, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; Department of Phanerogamic Botany, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden; School of Biological Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; Harvard University Herberia, Cambridge, MA. Major clades of Ericaceae I: Morphology.

2:00 ASPT-4.3 VERONIKA E. MAYER. Institute of Botany, Department of Plant Systematics and Evolution, University of Vienna, Rennweg, Wien, Austria. Evolution and function of fruit structures in Dipsacaceae.

2:15 ASPT-4.4 HILDA FLORES OLVERA* and JERROLD I. DAVIS. Departamento de Botanica, Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, D. F.; and L. H. Bailey Hortorium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Phylogenetic relationships in Atripliceae (Chenopodiaceae) based on morphology.

2:30 ASPT-4.5 MARK P. SIMMONS* and JENNIFER P. HEDIN. L.H. Bailey Hortorium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; Washington University and Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis. Phylogeny and character evolution in Celastraceae sensu lato (including Hippocrateaceae) on the basis of morphological and anatomical characters.

2:45 ASPT-4.6 THOMAS G. LAMMERS* and LINDA GLASS. Department of Botany, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL. Morphological variation in the Lobelia polyphylla complex (Campanulaceae) of Chile.

3:00 ASPT-4.7 CHARLES N. HORN. Biology Department, Newberry College, Newberry, SC. Water depth effects on Monochoria vaginalis (Pontederiaceae) seedling developmental patterns.

3:15 Recess

3:30 ASPT-4.8 DIANE M. FERGUSON. Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Morphological phylogenetic analysis of Hydrophyllaceae (Boraginales).

3:45 ASPT-4.9 RAMAKRISHNA B. BHAT,* and DARRELL, J. WEBER. Department of Botany, University of Transkei, Umtata, South Africa; Department of Botany and Range Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. The significance of epidermal characters in the taxonomy of the Bombacaceae.

4:00 ASPT-4.10 GEETA BHARATHAN*, TOM GOLIBER, and NEELIMA SINHA. Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York, Stony Brook; Plant Biology, University of California, Davis. Compound leaf development and evolution in angiosperms: a preliminary systematic study.

4:15 ASPT-4.11 AMY E. TRAUTH-NARE* and ROBERT F.C. NACZI. Department of Plant Biology, Arizona State University, Tempe. "Taxonomic status of the varieties of Seneca snakeroot, Polygala senega L. (Polygalaceae).

4:30 ASPT-4.12 MARIETTE MANKTELOW. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson. Presence and function of a filament curtain in the Acanthaceae.

4:45 ASPT-4.13 SHERWIN CARLQUIST and MELANIE DEVORE.* Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Sant Barbara, CA; Department of Biological Sciences, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX. Wood anatomy of Calyceraceae: Ecology, habit, and systematic relationships.

5:00 ASPT-4.14 KAMAL MOHAMED. Biology Department, SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY. Systematics and biogeography of Striga (Scrophulariaceae) in Africa.


TUESDAY MORNING, 4 AUGUST

SESSION 5

POSTER SESSION: Joint session with BSA Systematics Section. Posters will be available for viewing from Monday, 3 August through Wednesday, 5 August. Authors will be available at their posters from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, 4 August.

ASPT-5.1 WILHELM BARTHLOTT, CHRISTOPH NEINHUIS*, INGE THEISEN, and FRIEDERICH DITSCH. Botanisches Institut und Botanischer Garten, Meckenheimer Allee 170, Germany. Epicuticular wax micromorphology and angiosperm classification.

ASPT-5.2 HONG-KEUN CHOI. Department of Biological Science, Division of Natural Sciences, Ajou University, Suwon City, South Korea. Phylogenetic analyses of molecular evolution at nitrate reductase genes in angiosperms.

ASPT-5.3 JOSÈE NADIA DROUIN* and LUC BROUILLET. Institut de recherche en biologie vègètale, Universitè de Montrèal, Montrèal, Quèbec. "Dandelions (Taraxacum, Asteraceae) of the Gulf St-Lawrence: how many species are there?"

ASPT-5.4 JERALD S. BRICKER1*, GREGORY K. BROWN2, and TRICIA L. LEWIS1. 1Division of Math, Agriculture, Science, and Health, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY; and 2Department of Botany, University of Wyoming, Laramie. Status of Descurainia torulosa (Brassicaceae): Molecular evidence.

ASPT-5.5 JERALD S. BRICKER1* and GREGORY K. BROWN2. 1Division of Math, Agriculture, Science, and Health, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY; and 2Department of Botany, University of Wyoming, Laramie. A molecular phylogeny for Onopsis (Asteraceae).

ASPT-5.6 MICHAEL S. MAYER*, JON P. REBMAN1, MICHELLE DEASEY, and DOUGLAS GILBERT. Department of Biology, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA; and 1San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, CA. Hybrid speciation of Opuntia prolifera: morphological and molecular evidence.

ASPT-5.7 SONG GE1*, BARBARA SCHAAL2, and DE-YUAN HONG1. 1Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; and 2Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO. A preliminary phylogenetic analysis of the genus Adenophora (Campanulaceae)based on ITS sequence data.

ASPT-5.8 MATTHEW M. UNWIN* and LINDA E. WATSON. Department of Botany, Miami University, Oxford, OH. Systematics of Lachnocaulon (Eriocaulaceae).

ASPT-5.9 JOSEPH H. KIRKBRIDE, JR.*, CHARLES R. GUNN, and MICHAEL J. DALLWITZ. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory, BARC-West, Beltsville, MD; 120 White Squirrel Lane, Brevard, NC; and CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Canberra, Australia. Identification of legume (Fabaceae) fruits and seeds to genus using INTKEY (DELTA).

ASPT-5.10 SUSAN B. FARMER* and EDWARD E. SCHILLING. Department of Botany, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Toward an understanding of the global phylogeny of the Trilliaceae.

ASPT-5.11 JOHN LA DUKE1*, PAUL FRYXELL2, and JEAN JOVONOVICH ALVILLAR1. 1Department of Biology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks; and 2Department of Botany, University of Texas, Austin. Phylogenetic relationships in the Malvaceae: RFLP and morphological data.

ASPT-5.12 XIAOYAN ZHANG and SHAUN M. MCELLIN.* Department of Forestry, Michigan State University, East Lansing; Wuhan Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Wuhan, Hubei, Peoples Republic of China; and Department of Life Science, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas. The reconstruction and comparison of phylogenetic trees of the order Nymphaeales based on morphological and molecular data.

ASPT-5.13 ANDREA E. SCHWARZBACH* and ROBERT E. RICKLEFS. Department of Biology, University of Missouri, St. Louis. Historical biogeography of mangroves in the family Rhizophoraceae.

ASPT-5.14 MALIN S. HIBBS. Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park. Phylogeny and biogeography of the tribe Sanguisorbeae (Rosaceae).

ASPT-5.15 BRIAN M. WALSH* and SARA B. HOOT. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Evolutionary relationships of species within Capsicum (Solanaceae) based on two non coding DNA sequences.

ASPT-5.16 MARY KATHRYN WHITSON. Department of Botany, Duke University, Durham, NC. Phylogenetic utility of sequence data from two regions of nuclear DNA in clarifying sectional relationships within Physalis (Solanaceae).

ASPT-5.17 RUI-LIANG ZHU* and MAY LING SO. Biology Department, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China. "Taxonomic studies on the subgenus Chlorocolea R. M. Schust. of the genus Cololejeunea (Spruce) Schiffn. (Hepaticae, Lejeuneaceae)."

ASPT-5.18 VALERI K. TOKHTAR. Donetsk Botanical Gardens, Ukr. Acad. Sci., Donetsk, Ukraine. The family Amaranthaceae Juss. in the south-east of Ukraine.

ASPT-5.19 JIANHUA LI* and A. LINN BOGLE. Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA; and Department of Plant Biology, University of New Hampshire, Durham. Comparative embryology and floral ontogeny of the Corylopsis complex (Hammamelidaceae).


8:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

SESSION 6-CONTRIBUTED PAPERS-ASTERACEAE

Presiding: MELANIE DEVOR, Department of Biological Sciences, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 77431, (409/294-1554), email: bio_mld@shsu.edu

8:00 ASPT-6.1 CURTIS J. HANSEN*, LOREEN ALLPHIN, and MICHAEL D. WINDHAM. Department of Botany and Range Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. Biosystematic analysis of the Thelesperma subnudum (Asteraceae) complex.

8:15 ASPT-6.2 JENNIFER A. CLEVINGER*, JOSE L. PANERO, and ROBERT K. JANSEN. Department of Botany, The University of Texas, Austin. Phylogenetic relationships of subtribe Ecliptinae (Asteraceae: Heliantheae) based on chloroplast DNA restriction site data.

8:30 ASPT-6.3 JOSE L. PANERO* and ANNE PLOVANICH. Department of Botany, The University of Texas, Austin; and Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Michigan State University, East Lansing. Reticulate evolution in subtribe Galinsoginae (Asteraceae: Heliantheae).

8:45 ASPT-6.4 RAYMUND CHAN* and ROBERT ORNDUFF. Department of Integrative Biology & Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley. Goldfields revisited: Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Lasthenia (Asteraceae) using morphology and DNA sequence data from the nuclear ribosomal ITS and chloroplast trnK intron regions.

9:00 ASPT-6.5 JEANNETTE WHITTON. Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Patterns of variation in apomictic populations of North American Crepis (Asteraceae), and their implications for the evolutionary potential of agamic complexes.

9:15 ASPT-6.6 LINDA E. WATSON*, AMY B. KORNKVEN, and YEOU-RUENN LING. Department of Botany, Miami University, Oxford, OH; Department of Biology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; and South China Botanical Garden, Academia Sinica, Guangzhou, China. Segregate and allied genera of Artemisia, s.l., evidence from ITS sequence data.

9:30 ASPT-6.7 C. RANDAL LINDER*, LESLIE J. GOERTZEN, JAVIER FRANCISCO-ORTEGA, and ROBERT K. JANSEN. Department of Botany, The University of Texas, Austin; Departamento de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. The external transcribed spacer of the rDNA repeat: a new means of resolving low-level relationships in the Asteraceae and closely allied families.

9:45 ASPT-6.8 FATIH COSKUN*, AYTEN AYDIN, and BETUL TUTEL. Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Comparative root, stem, and leaf morphology and anatomy of the species Lactuca saligna L. and Lactuca serriola L. from Turkey.

10:00 ASPT-6.9 MATS H. G. GUSTAFSSON*, ANITA S.-R. PEPPER, TOD F. STUESSY, and VICTOR A. ALBERT. The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Program for Molecular Systematics Studies, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx; and Institut f¸r Botanik, Universit‰t Wien, Wien, Austria. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of Barnadesioideae (Asteraceae).

10:15 Recess

10:30 ASPT-6.10 ZAIMING ZHAO1*, JOHN SKVARLA2, ROBERT K. JANSEN1, AND MELANIE DEVORE3. 1Department of Botany, University of Texas, Austin; 2Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman; and 3Department of Biological Sciences, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX. Phylogenetic implications of pollen morphology and ultrastructure in the Barnadesioideae (Asteraceae).

10:45 ASPT-6.11 DIRK C. ALBACH1*, PAMELA S. SOLTIS1, DOUGLAS E. SOLTIS1, and RICHARD G. OLMSTEAD2. 1Department of Botany, Washington State University, Pullman; and 2University of Washington, Department of Botany, Seattle. Phylogenetic Analysis of the Asteridae s.l. Based on Sequences of Four Genes.

11:00 ASPT-6.12 STACI MARKOS* and BRUCE G. BALDWIN. Jepson Herbarium and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley. "Use of the external transcribed spacer (ETS) of nrDNA in phylogenetic studies of young lineages: An example from Lessingia (Compositae, Astereae). "

11:15 ASPT-6.13 BRUCE G. BALDWIN* and STACI MARKOS. Jepson Herbarium and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley. Phylogenetic utility of the external transcribed spacer (ETS) of 18S-26S rDNA: Congruence of ETS and ITS trees of Calycadenia (Compositae).

11:30 ASPT-6.14 ERIC B. KNOX* and JOSE L. PANERO. Department of Biological Sciences, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ; Plant Resources Center, The University of Texas, Austin. Evolution of the giant senecios revisited; comparison of ITS and cpDNA phylogenetic estimates.

11:45 ASPT-6.15 LESLIE R. GOERTZEN1*, JAVIER FRANCISCO-ORTEGA2, ARNOLDO SANTOS-GUERRA3, C. RANDAL LINDER1, and ROBERT K. JANSEN1. 1Department of Botany, University of Texas, Austin; 2Departamento de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain; 3Jardin de Aclimatacion de La Orotava, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. New and improved phylogeny of the Asteriscus alliance: evidence from the external transcribed spacer of the nrDNA.

12:00 ASPT-6.16 ELIZABETH J. ESSELMAN, DANIEL J. CRAWFORD*, SOREN BRAUNER, TOD F. STUESSY, and MARIO SILVA O. Department of Biologcial Sciences, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville; Department of Plant Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus; Department of Biology, Ashland University, Ashland, OH; Department of Higher Plant Systematics and Evolution, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; and Departamento de Botanica, Universidad de Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile. Allozyme and RAPD marker diversity within and divergence among species of Dendroseris (Asteraceae).

12:15 ASPT-6.17 MELANIE DEVORE*, ROBERT K. JANSEN, JOHN SKVARLA, and ANDZAIMING ZHAO. Department of Biological Sciences, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX; Department of Botany, University of Texas, Austin; and Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman. Pollen ultrastructural patterns among the tribes within Cichorioideae (Asteraceae): phylogenetic and biogeographical implications.


SESSION 7-CONTRIBUTED PAPERS-MOLECULAR

Presiding: LUCINDA A. MCDADE, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, (520/621-8220), email: lam@ccit.arizona.edu

8:15 ASPT-7.1 HELENA KORPELAINEN* and NORIS SALAZAR ALLEN. Department of Biosciences, Division of Genetics, University of Helsinki, Finland; and Department of Botany, University of Panama & Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Republic of Panama. Genetic differentiation among tropical Octoblepharum mosses.

8:30 ASPT-7.2 ZACK E. MURRELL*, PATRICK E. CARROLL, SCOTT A. MYERS, and PATRICK J. LAWLESS. Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY. Examination of species boundaries in Hexastylis contracta Blomquist and H. rhombiformis Gaddy.

8:45 ASPT-7.3 KENNETH J. SYTSMA*, DAVID A. BAUM, AARON RODRIGUEZ, WILLIAM J. HAHN, LILIANA KATINAS, WARREN L. WAGNER, and PETER C. HOCH. Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA; CERC-Columbia University, New York, NY; Department of Botany, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC; and Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis. An ITS phylogeny for Onagraceae: congruence with three molecular data sets.

9:00 ASPT-7.4 KURT POTGIETER* and VICTOR A. ALBERT. Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana; and The New York Botanical Garden, New York. Non-floral morphological correlates of the Apocynaceae s.s.-Periplocaceae-Asclepiadaceae transition (i.e., dispersal traits) mapped onto a trnL-F derived consensus tree.

9:15 ASPT-7.5 CLEMENS BAYER, MICHAEL F. FAY, ANETTE Y. DE BRUIJN, and MARK W. CHASE.* Institut für Allgemeine Botanik, Hamburg, Germany; and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom. Molecular systematics of Malvales.

9:30 ASPT-7.6 CHRISTOPHER R. HARDY. L.H. Bailey Hortorium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Phylogenetic analysis within the subtribe Dichorisandrinae (Commelinaceae).

9:45 ASPT-7.7 MARK E. MORT*, DOUGLAS E. SOLTIS, and PAMELA S. SOLTIS. Department of Botany, Washington State University, Pullman. Molecular systematics of Crassulaceae based on matK sequence data.

10:00 ASPT-7.8 KATHLEEN A. KRON*, WALTER S. JUDD, ARNE A. ANDERBERG, DARREN M. CRAYN, ROY FULLER, PAUL A. GADEK, JAMES L. LUTEYN, CHRISTOPHER J. QUINN, and PETER S. STEVENS. Department of Biology, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; Department of Botany, University of Florida, Gainesville; Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden; School of Biological Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; Department of Botany and Tropical Agriculture, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia; New York Botanical Garden, Bronx; and Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Major clades of Ericaceae II: Molecular Evidence.

10:15 Recess

10:30 ASPT-7.9 XIAO-QUAN WANG* and DE-YUAN HONG. Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China. Molecular phylogenetic, morphological, and biogeographic evidence for the origin of the genus Actaea within the genus Cimicifuga (Ranunculaceae).

10:45 ASPT-7.10 EVA WALLANDER* and VICTOR A. ALBERT. Institute of Systematic Botany, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden; and The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Program for Molecular Systematics Studies, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. Phylogeny of Oleaceae based on the trnL-F region of the plastid genome.

11:00 ASPT-7.11 THOMAS BORSCH1*, KHIDIR W. HILU2, VOLKER WILDE3, and WILHELM BARTHLOTT1. 1Botanisches Institut und Botanischer Garten, Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Meckenheimer Allee, Bonn, Germany; 2Department of Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg; 3Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Paläobotanik,Senckenberganlage, Frankfurt, Germany. Inferring the phylogeny of Nymphaea: evidence from the trnT-trnF region of the chloroplast genome.

11:15 ASPT-7.12 VANESSA E. T. M. ASHWORTH. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden & Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA. Phylogenetic relationships in the mistletoe genus Phoradendron Nutt. (Viscaceae) inferred from molecular and anatomical data.

11:30 ASPT-7.13 JAMES F. SMITH. Boise State University, Boise, ID. Phylogenetic resolution within the tribe Episcieae (Gesneriaceae): ITS and ndhF sequences.

11:45 ASPT-7.14 SUSANNE S. RENNER. Department of Biology, University of Missouri, St. Louis. A molecular phylogeny of Laurales based on rbcL, trnL-trnF, and rpl16 plastid DNA sequences.

12:00 ASPT-7.15 SARAH L. SIMMONS*, JOSE L. PANERO, and MARK W. CHASE. Department of Botany, University of Texas, Austin; Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom. Molecular systematics of Staphyleaceae: a re-evaluation of its composition, ordinal placement, intra- and infrageneric relationships as inferred from rbcL and ITS sequence data.

12:15 ASPT-7.16 LUCINDA A. MCDADE* and THOMAS F. DANIEL. Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson; and Department of Botany, California Academy of Science, San Francisco. Unraveling the Justicieae (Acanthaceae).


TUESDAY AFTERNOON, 4 AUGUST

1:30-5:30 P.M.

SESSION 8-CONTRIBUTED PAPERS-BIOGEOGRAPHY,ISLANDS

Presiding: THOMAS J. GIVNISH, Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, (608/262-5718), email: givnish@facstaff.wisc.edu

1:30 ASPT-8.1 THOMAS F. DANIEL. Department of Botany, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. Barleria (Acanthaceae) in the New World: phytogeographic and systematic implications.

1:45 ASPT-8.2 CHARLOTTE LINDQVIST*, STELLA SIMIYU, OLE SEBERG, IB FRIIS, and VICTOR A. ALBERT. Botanical Institute and Botanical Museum, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya; and The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. Conservation of the genus Saintpaulia (Gesneriaceae) in East Africa - phylogeny and biogeographic patterns based on 5S-NTS.

2:00 ASPT-8.3 JULI CAUJAPE-CASTELLS1,2*, ROBERT K. JANSEN2, JOAN PEDROLA-MONFORT1, and NURIA MEMBRIVES1. 1Estacio Internacional de Biologia Mediterrania-Jardi Botanic Marimurtra. Psg. Karl Faust, Blanes, Girona, Spain; 2The Department of Botany, The University of Texas, Austin. Dissecting an African disjunction: molecular phylogeny of the genus Androcymbium Willdenow (Colchicaceae).

2:15 ASPT-8.4 JANET C. BARBER1*, JAVIER FRANCISCO-ORTEGA2, ARNOLDO SANTOS-GUERRA3, and ROBERT K. JANSEN1. 1Department of Botany, University of Texas, Austin; 2Departamento de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain; and 3Jardin de Aclimatacion de La Orotava, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Chloroplast DNA evidence for the evolution of the endemic subgenus Marrubiastrum (genus Sideritis; Lamiaceae) in Macaronesia.

2:30 ASPT-8.5 TOD F. STUESSY*, CLODOMIRO MARTICORENA, and ROBERTO RODRIGUEZ. Department of Higher Plant Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Botany, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; and Department of Botany, University of Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile. Flora of the Robinson Crusoe Islands, Chile.

3:00 ASPT-8.6 TIMOTHY J. MOTLEY*, LENA STRUWE, and VICTOR A. ALBERT. The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. Molecular Systematics of Hawaiian Hedyotis (Rubiaceae).

3:15 ASPT-8.7 LAUREN RAZ*, VICTOR A. ALBERT, and TIMOTHY J. MOTLEY. The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. Molecular systematics of Hawaiian Chamaesyce (Euphorbiaceae).

3:30 Recess

3:45 ASPT-8.8 THOMAS J. GIVNISH*, TIMOTHY M. EVANS, KENNETH J. SYTSMA, THOMAS B. PATTERSON, and MICHELLE L. ZJHRA. Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Molecular evolution, adaptive radiation, and origin of the amphiatlantic distribution of the family Rapateaceae.

4:00 ASPT-8.9 LAURA DI LAURENZIO*, BO JOHANSEN, and VICTOR A. ALBERT. The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx; Botanical Laboratory, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. The homeotic double-corolla phenotype in Hawaiian Clermontia (Lobelioideae: Campanulaceae) is caused by overexpression of a B-function MADS box gene.

4:15 ASPT-8.10 MICHELLE L. ZJHRA*, KENNETH J. SYTSMA, and RICHARD G. OLMSTEAD. Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison; and Department of Botany, University of Washington, Seattle. Small steps, Bignons: historical biogeography of the Malagasy Bignoniaceae.

4:30 ASPT-8.11 ARMAND RANDRIANASOLO. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis. New taxonomic perspective on three genera of Madagascar Anacardiaceae.

4:45 ASPT-8.12 RICHARD JENSEN1*, MARYANN SCHWOYER1, GREGORY ANDERSON2, DANIEL CRAWFORD3, and TOD STUESSY4. 1Department of Biology, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN; 2Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Connecticut, Storrs; 3Department of Plant Biology, Ohio State University, Columbus; and 4Institut fuer Botanik, Universitaet Wien, Austria. Relationships among populations of Myrceugenia fernandeziana (Myrtaceae) on Masatierra Island.

5:00 ASPT-8.13 UNA R. SMITH. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT. Systematic analysis of Oceanopapaver a "living fossil".

5:15 ASPT-8.14 THOMAS B. PATTERSON* and THOMAS G. GIVNISH. Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Phylogeny and evolutionary trends in Liliaceae s.s., Calochortaceae, and Uvulariaceae: insights from ndhF sequence data.

5:30 ASPT-8.15 THOMAS B. PATTERSON*, THOMAS G. GIVNISH, and KENNETH J. SYTSMA. Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Phylogeny, biogeography, and evolutionary trends in Calochortus (Calochortaceae) inferred from chloroplast non-coding sequence data.


SESSION 9-CONTRIBUTED PAPERS-MOLECULAR

Presiding: AMY L.DENTON, Departments of Botany and Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, (206/543-6740), email: amylou@u.washington.edu

1:30 ASPT-9.1 ELLEN A. DEAN* and DANIEL POTTER. Section of Plant Biology and Department of Pomology, University of California, Davis. A phylogeny of Lycianthes series Meizonodontae (Solanaceae) based on morphological and molecular characters.

1:45 ASPT-9.2 LYNN BOHS. Department of Botany, Duke University, Durham, NC. Evolutionary relationships of the tree tomato, Solanum betaceum, (Solanaceae) and its wild relatives.

2:00 ASPT-9.3 ROBERT K. JANSEN1*, GREGORY J. ANDERSON2 AND SUSAN CHEN1. 1Department of Botany, University of Texas, Austin; and 2Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs. Origin and relationships of "Pepino" (Solanum muricatum) based on ITS sequence data.

2:15 ASPT-9.4 CONSTANCE M. ANDERS*, NICHOLAS DROZDA, and ZACK E. MURRELL. Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY. Genotypic and phenotypic variation in Spiraea virginiana Britton.

2:30 ASPT-9.5 ROGER C. EVANS1, LAWRENCE A. ALICE2*, CHRISTOPHER S. CAMPBEL3, TIMOTHY A. DICKINSON1, and ELIZABETH A. KELLOGG4. 1Botany Department, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 2Biology Department, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg; 3Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maine, Orono; and 4Harvard University Herbaria, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Evidence for an allopolyploid origin of subfamily Maloideae s. l. (Rosaceae) from the nuclear granule-bound starch synthase (GBSS) or waxy gene.

2:45 ASPT-9.6 BARBARA ERTTER1*, CHRIS BAYSDORFER2, and DAVID ALONSO2. 1University and Jepson Herbaria, University of California, Berkeley, CA; 2Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Hayward. Monophyly of the ivesioid Potentilleae (Rosaceae) based on ITS Sequence Data.

3:00 ASPT-9.7 JENNY SMEDMARK and TORSTEN ERIKSSON*. Department of Botany, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden. Geum and relatives (Rosaceae, Rosoideae), probable cases of bi-directional concerted evolution following allopolyploid speciation -- an interpretation based on nuclear ribosomal ITS and preliminary morpholological data.

3:30 ASPT-9.8 AMY L. DENTON*, BETTY L. MCCONAUGHY, and BENJAMIN D. HALL. Departments of Botany and Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle. Land plant phylogeny estimation using RNA polymerase II sequences.

3:45 Recess

4:00 ASPT-9.9 ANDREA D. WOLFE* and CHRISTOPHER P. RANDLE. Department of Plant Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus. Assessing species relationships and genetic diversity within the South African holoparasitic genus Hyobanche L. (Scrophulariaceae) using ISSR markers.

4:15 ASPT-9.10 ROBERT S. WALLACE* and DEBRA L. STANSBERRY. Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Ames. Molecular phylogenetic appraisal of the genera Peniocereus and Nyctocereus (Cactaceae).

4:30 ASPT-9.11 WILLIAM S. ALVERSON*, BARBARA A. WHITLOCK, RETO NYFFELER, and DAVID A. BAUM. Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Phylogeny of core Malvales: evidence from ndhF sequence data.

4:45 ASPT-9.12 RANDALL L. SMALL* and JONATHAN F. WENDEL. Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Ames. Phylogeny, duplication, and intraspecific variation of Adh alleles in New World diploid cottons (Gossypium L.)

5:00 ASPT-9.13 KURT POTGIETER* and VICTOR A. ALBERT. Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana; and The New York Botanical Garden, New York. Aspidosperma evolution based on cladistic analyses of morphological and molecular (ITS, trnL-F) sequence data.

5:15 ASPT-9.14 EVE EMSHWILLER* and JEFF J. DOYLE. L. H. Bailey Hortorium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Evidence for origins of polyploidy of Oxalis tuberosa from chloroplast-expressed glutamine synthetase.

5:30 ASPT-9.15 GREGORY L. GALLOWAY*, ROBERT A. PRICE, and RUSSELL L. MALMBERG. Department of Botany, University of Georgia, Athens. The evolution of arginine decarboxylase (ADC) in early angiosperms: Implications for phylogeny and the systematic utility of the ADC nuclear gene.

5:45 ASPT-9.16 CHRISTIANE KONIG. Department of Higher Plant Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Botany, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria. Infraspecific morphometric and nuclear genome size variation in polyploid Biscutella laevigata (Brassicaceae).


WEDNESDAY MORNING, 5 AUGUST

8:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

SESSION 10-CONTRIBUTED PAPERS-FLORAS & GYMNOSPERMS

Presiding: LINDA A.RAUBESON, Department of Biological Sciences, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509/963-2734), email: raubeson@tahoma.cwu.edu

8:00 ASPT-10.1 DIETER H. WILKEN* and J. SCOTT PETERSON. Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Santa Barbara, CA; and USDA, NRDC, National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA. The California county flora database.

8:15 ASPT-10.2 V. A. FUNK* and KAREN S. RICHARDSON. Department of Botany, Smithsonian Institution MRC166, Washington DC; and Centre for Conservation Biology, University of Queensland, St.Lucia, Queensland, Australia. Using limited data to design a protected area system in Guyana.

8:30 ASPT-10.3 MANFRED A. FISCHER. Department of Higher Plant Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Botany, University of Vienna, Rennweg, Wien, Austria. Scientific Vascular Flora of Austria.

8:45 ASPT-10.4 ERTTER, BARBARA* AND LISA SCHULTHEIS. University and Jepson Herbaria, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-2465 The Mount Diablo Flora Update: A Case Study in Dynamic Floristics and Floristic Hypotheses.

9:00 ASPT-10.5 MICHAEL D. WINDHAM* and MARK BEILSTEIN. Utah Museum of Natural History and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Some rare, endemic Drabas of Utah prove to be rarer and more narrowly endemic than originally thought.

9:15 ASPT-10.6 GERRY MOORE. Department of Botany, Duke University, Durham, NC. Converting to a phylogenetic nomenclature: the good, the bad, and the nitty-gritty.

9:30 ASPT-10.7 LEIGH A. JOHNSON* and J. MARK PORTER. Department of Botany, North Carolina State University, Raleigh; and Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, CA. Serving two masters: applying principals of phylogenetic nomenclature under constraints imposed by the ICBN.

9:45 ASPT-10.8 PHILIP D. CANTINO* and STEVEN J. WAGSTAFF. Department of Environmental and Plant Biology, Ohio University, Athens; and Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Ltd., Lincoln, New Zealand. Drawbacks of Linnaean Binomial Nomenclature.

10:00 ASPT-10.9 L. MICHELLE BOWE* and CLAUDE W. DEPAMPHILIS. Department of Biology, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD; and Department of Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Evolution of the Ancient Extant Conifers--evidence from the mitochondrial gene, coxI.

10:15 Recess

10:30 ASPT-10.10 SASA STEFANOVIC*, MURIEL JAGER, JEAN DEUTSCH, JEAN BROUTIN, and MONIQUE MASSELOT. Department of Botany, University of Washington, Seattle; Service Commun de Bio-Systèmatique, Universitè Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France. Molecular phylogeny of conifers based on 28S rDNA gene sequences.

10:45 ASPT-10.11 SONG GE*, XIAO-QUAN WANG, and DE-YUAN HONG. Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China. Population Genetics and Conservation of An Endangered Conifer, Cathaya argyrophylla (Pinaceae).

11:00 ASPT-10.12 RANDALL G. TERRY*, ROBERT S. NOWAK, and ROBIN J. TAUSCH. Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula; Department of Environmental and Resource Sciences/370, University of Nevada, Reno; USDA Forest Service Intermountain Research Station, Reno, NV. Variation in chloroplast and nuclear ribosomal DNA in western (Juniperus occidentalis) and Utah (Juniperus osteosperma) juniper: evidence for interspecific gene flow.

11:15 ASPT-10.13 RICHARD W. SPJUT. World Botanical Associates, Laurel, MD. Morphological evolution in the Taxus leaf and its significance to recognizing ecological species within the genus.

11:30 ASPT-10.14 THOMAS F. VINING1*, DAVID S. GERNANDT2, AARON LISTON2, and CHRISTOPHER S. CAMPBELL1. 1Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maine, Orono; 2Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. Nuclear ribosomal DNA (nrDNA) internal transcribed spacer 1 (ITS1) subrepeats and phylogeny of Pinaceae.

11:45 ASPT-10.15 RICHARD W. SPJUT. World Botanical Associates, Laurel, MD. Species of Taxus.

12:00 ASPT-10.16 BAO-LIN TIAN, JIANGLIN CHANG, HONGQI LI*, and DAVID W. TAYLOR. China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing, China; Institute of Coal Geology of Shanxi, Taiyuan, China; Department of Biology, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany. Permineralized leafy cycad stem from the Upper Permian strata of Yunnan, China.

12:15 ASPT-10.17 LINDA A. RAUBESON. Department of Biological Sciences, Central Washington University, Ellensburg. Chloroplast DNA structural similarities shared by conifers and Gnetales: coincidence or common ancestry?

SESSION 11-COLLOQUIUM-SYSTEMATICS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SENECIONEAE.

Presiding: THEODORE M.BARKLEY, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, (785/532-6619), email: herbksc@ksu.edu

8:30 ASPT-11.1 THEODORE M. BARKLEY. Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan. Systematics of the North American Senecioneae: Introduction to the Colloquium.

8:45 ASPT-11.2 HAROLD ROBINSON. Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany, Washington DC. Misadventures in the Senecioneae.

9:00 ASPT-11.3 LORAN C. ANDERSON. Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee. Cacalia in America: from Arnoglossum to Yermo.

9:15 ASPT-11.4 JOSÈ L. VILLASEÑOR. Departamento de Botanica, Instituto de Biologìa, U.N.A.M. Apartado Postal Mèxico. Patterns of geographical distribution of Mexican Senecioneae (Asteraceae).

9:30 ASPT-11.5 JOHN P. JANOVEC. Department of Biology, Texas A & M University, College Station. An overview of floral micromorphology in the Senecioneae (Asteraceae) with emphasis on some neotropical species.

9:45 ASPT-11.6 JOSE L. PANERO*, JAVIER FRANCISCO-ORTEGA, A. SANTOS-GUERRA, and ROBERT K. JANSEN. Department of Botany, The University of Texas, Austin; Departamento de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain; and Jardin de Aclimatacion de La Orotava, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Molecular evidence for the origin and evolution of the Macaronesian endemic genus Pericallis.

10:00 ASPT-11.7 Discussion

10:15 Recess

10:30 ASPT-11.8 A. MICHELE FUNSTON. Flora of China, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis. Cluster analysis of the genus Roldana (Asteraceae: Senecioneae).

10:45 ASPT-11.9 ROBERT R. KOWAL. Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Cytology of the Senecioneae with Emphasis on North American Genera.

11:00 ASPT-11.10 JOACHIM W. KADEREIT and AARON LISTON*. Institut für Spezielle Botanik und Botanischer Garten, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, Germany; and Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis. The phylogenetic and biogeographical affinities of four annual species of Senecio native to western North America.

11:15 ASPT-11.11 BONNIE L. CLARK. Division of Biology, Kansas State Univesrity, Manhattan. A revision of the Senecio segregates Pittocaulon, Telanthophora, and Villasenoria (Senecioneae: Asteraceae).

11:30 ASPT-11.12 JOANNE L. GOLDEN, JILL S. YATES, and JOHN F. BAIN*. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Intrapopulational haplotype diversity in four Packera species from southern Alberta.

11:45 ASPT-11.13 ALISON MCKENZIE MAHONEY. Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Packera paupercula -- predatory compilo-species or mare’s nest of convergent species-in-progress?

12:00 ASPT-11.14 P. LESZEK D. VINCENT. Department of Botany, University of the Witwatersrand, Wits, South Africa. A clarified generic concept of Senecio based on micromorphological and molecular data.

12:15 Discussion


WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, 5 AUGUST

1:30-5:15 P.M.

SESSION 12-CONTRIBUTED PAPERS-FABACEAE, BREEDING SYSTEMS & GENETIC DIVERSITY

Presiding: Jerald S. Bricker, Division of Math, Agriculture, Science, and Health, Laramie County Community College, 1400 E. College Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82007, (307/778-1139), email: lcjbrick@antelope.wcc.edu

1:30 ASPT-12.1 GERARD J. ALLAN. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden and Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA. Lotus L. (Loteae: Fabaceae): subgeneric delimitation and relationships to Coronilla L. (Coronilleae).

1:45 ASPT-12.2 JEFF J. DOYLE1*, JANE L. DOYLE1, and A. H. D. BROWN2. 1L. H. Bailey Hortorium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and 2CSIRO Division of Plant Industry, Canberra, ACT, Australia. Incongruence in the diploid B-genome species complex of Glycine (Leguminosae) revisited: Histone H3-D alleles vs. chloroplast haplotypes.

2:00 ASPT-12.3 JER-MING HU*, MATT LAVIN, and MICHAEL J. SANDERSON. Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis. Phylogenetic systematics of the tribe Millettieae based on matK sequences and its implications for evolutionary patterns in Papilionoideae.

2:15 ASPT-12.4 ALFONSO DELGADO-SALINAS*, THOMAS TURLEY, and MATT LAVIN. Departamento de Botanica, Instituto de Biologìa, UNAM, Coyoacan, Mèxico; and Department of Biology, Montana State University, Bozeman. Cultivated and wild species of Phaseolus in phylogenetic context.

2:30 ASPT-12.5 H.DAVID CLARKE*, DAVID S. SEIGLER, and STEPHEN R. DOWNIE. Department of Botany, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC; and Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana. Systematics and biogeography of Acacia subgenus Acacia in the West Indies.

2:45 ASPT-12.6 ANDREW W. DOUGLAS. The Botany Department, The Field Museum, Chicago, IL. Evolutionary patterns among species of Labichea, a caesalpinioid legume.

3:00 ASPT-12.7 DONALD B. PRATT*, LYNN G. CLARK, and MICHEAL D.K. OWEN. Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Ames. Genetic characterization and phenetic analysis of weedy monoecious and dioecious Amaranthus L.

3:15 Recess

3:30 ASPT-12.8 MARY E. ENDRESS1*, ANTON IGERSHEIM1, and PHIL GARNOCK-JONES2. 1Institute of Systematic Botany, University of Zurich, Zollikerstrasse, Zurich, Switzerland; 2School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand. Sexual dimorphism and secondary pollen presentation in Geniostoma ligustrifolium (Geniostomaceae).

3:45 ASPT-12.9 MEGAN M. TOMMERUP* and J.MARK PORTER. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, CA. Evolution of the heterostylous syndrome in Aliciella (Polemoniaceae).

4:00 ASPT-12.10 GEORGE DANIEL WEIBLEN. Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Splitting the fig: phylogenetic systematics of dioecious figs.

4:15 ASPT-12.11 CHRISTOPHER P. RANDLE*, AMY L. MCMULLEN, and ANDREA D. WOLFE. Department of Plant Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus; and Department of Biology, Utah State University, Logan. Conservation biology of Penstemon debilis (Scrophulariaceae): Implications of genetic diversity inferred from ISSR banding patterns.

4:30 ASPT-12.12 KRISTY DURAN, TIMOTHY K. LOWREY*, ROBERT PARMENTER, and PAUL LEWIS. Department of Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins; and Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Genetic Diversity in diploid Larrea tridentata in the Chihuahuan Desert.

4:45 ASPT-12.13 PHILLIP CRAWFORD and WAYNE ELISENS.* Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman. Genetic variation among native North American toadflaxes (Linaria, Scrophulariaceae).

5:00 ASPT-12.14 KARLA M. GENGLER* and DANIEL J. CRAWFORD. Department of Plant Biology, Ohio State University, Columbus. Allozyme diversity in central Peruvian species of Malesherbia (Malesherbiaceae).


SESSION 13-CONTRIBUTED PAPERS-MOLECULAR

Presiding: ROBERT S.WALLACE, Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, (515/294-036), email: rwallace@iastate.edu

1:30 ASPT-13.1 WENDY L. APPLEQUIST* and ROBERT S. WALLACE. Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Ames. Molecular systematic appraisal of Tribe Anacampseroteae (Portulacaceae).

1:45 ASPT-13.2 GONZALO NIETO FELINER1*, JOSEP A. ROSSELLO PICORNELL2, and JAVIER FUERTES AGUILAR1. 1Real Jardìn Botanico, CSIC, Madrid, Spain, and 2Dept. Biologìa Vegetal, Universidad de Valencia, Burjassot, Valencia, Spain. Extensive reticulate evolution in Armeria (Plumbaginaceae) based on nrDNA internal transcribed spacers.

2:00 ASPT-13.3 M. ALEJANDRA JARAMILLO* and PAUL S. MANOS. Department of Botany, Duke University, Durham, NC. Preliminary phylogenetic studies of the genus Piper (Piperaceae) using ITS sequence data.

2:15 ASPT-13.4 DAMING ZHANG and TAO SANG*. Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Michigan State University, East Lansing. Evolution of nuclear ribosomal DNA in peonies (Paeonia): evidence from physical maps generated by fluorescent in situ hybridization.

2:30 ASPT-13.5 MINGJUAN HUANG* and DANIEL J. CRAWFORD. Department of Plant Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus. Phylogenetic relationships of Trichostema (Lamiaceae) as inferred from nrDNA ITS sequence data.

2:45 ASPT-13.6 VICTOR W. STEINMANN. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, CA. The evolution of succulence in New World Euphorbia (Euphorbiaceae).

3:00 ASPT-13.7 ALLISON J. MILLER*, DAVID A. YOUNG, and JUN WEN. Department of Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins. Phylogenetic analysis of Rhus (Anacardiaceae).

3:15 Recess

3:30 ASPT-13.8 ROBERT S. WALLACE. Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Ames. Molecular evidence for the elucidation of subfamilial relationships within the Aizoaceae s.l.

3:45 ASPT-13.9 QIU-YUN XIANG1*, DANIEL J. CRAWFORD2, CLAUDE W. DEPAMPHILIS3, and ANDREA D. WOLFE2. 1Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello; 2Deptartment of Plant Biology, Ohio State University, Columbus; and 3Department of Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Assessing genetic diversity in complex hybrid zones of Aesculus L. (Hippocastanaceae) using hypervariable DNA markers.

4:00 ASPT-13.10 CHING-I PENG1* and TZEN-YUH CHIANG2. 1Herbarium, Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan; and 2Department of Biology, National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan. Hybridity and parentage of Begonia taipeiensis Peng (Begoniaceae) from Taiwan.

4:15 ASPT-13.11 SHANNON L. DATWYLER* and ANDREA D. WOLFE. Department of Plant Biology, Ohio State University, Columbus. Morphological and molecular analyses of the extent of hybridization in Penstemon (Scrophulariaceae): an example from an isolated population.

4:30 ASPT-13.12 ROSABELLE SAMUEL* and FRIEDRICH EHRENDORFER. Department of Higher Plant Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Botany, University of Vienna, Rennweg, Vienna, Austria. Interspecific hybridization and phylogenetic relationships in eastern European Quercus as revealed by Isozymes, RAPDs, chloroplast (trnl) and nuclear rDNA(ITS) Molecular Markers.

4:45 ASPT-13.13 MICHELLE L. ZJHRA* and KENNETH J. SYTSMA. Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Paramours and semaphores: pollination biology of Malagasy Bignoniaceae.