Plant Systematics and Evolution

, Volume 175, Issue 1–2, pp 87–92 | Cite as

Dioecy inMikania (Compositae:Eupatorieae)

  • W. C. Holmes


For the first time dioecy inMikania and in the tribeEupatorieae is described and discussed. The condition is known only in members of theMikania swartzianaGriseb. complex, a group of eight species, all endemic to the Greater Antillean Islands of Cuba, Hispaniola, and Jamaica.

Key words

Angiosperms Compositae Eupatorieae Mikania Mikania swartziana complex Dioecy Flora of the Greater Antilles 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. C. Holmes
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyBaylor UniversityWacoUSA

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