Plant Systematics and Evolution

, Volume 195, Issue 1–2, pp 13–44 | Cite as

Species relationships and taxonomy inTulipa subg.Tulipa (Liliaceae)

  • L. W. D. van Raamsdonk
  • T. de Vries


Principal component and canonical variate analyses were used to analyse the variation of 34 morphological characters measured in 98 accessions ofTulipa subg.Tulipa, formerly known as sect.Leiostemones. In addition 43 accessions were analysed cytogenetically by means of C-banding methods. Based on the encountered variation and on geographical distribution data 30 species in five sections were recognized, of which the synonymy is stated. Seven new series in two different sections have been designated.

Key words

Liliaceae Tulipa subg.Tulipa sects.Clusianae Kolpakowskianae Tulipanum Eichleres Tulipa Typification morphology numerical taxonomy chromosome banding biogeography nomenclature 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. W. D. van Raamsdonk
    • 1
  • T. de Vries
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Plant Breeding and Reproduction Research CPRO-DLOWageningenThe Netherlands

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