7:00-8:30 AM - BREAKFAST: Missouri Botanical Garden (Ticketed Event). Doubletree, Washington room

SESSION 17 OCC, B 110-112

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: ASPT / Systematics Section, BSA - Gentianaceae, Cactaceae, Plumbaginaceae, bio-informatics

Presiding: Gerald F. Guala, Keeper of the Herbarium, Fairchild Tropical Garden Research Center, Miami, FL 33156. Tele: 305-667-1651, E-mail: stinger@fiu.edu.

8:00 17-1 GRANT1, JASON R.*; AND LENA STRUWE2. 1Université de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland; 2The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. Morphological evolution and neotropical biogeograpy in Macrocarpaea (Gentianaceae: Helieae).

8:15 17-2 MANSION, GUILHEM. University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Phylogenetic position of the north and central american species of Centaurium (Gentianaceae) based on molecular data and chromosome numbers: evidence of an old-world origin.

8:30 17-3 POTGIETER, K*; J. ROVA; E. WALLANDER; V. A. ALBERT; AND L. STRUWE. University of Illinois, Urbana. Large molecular trnL intron phylogeny of the Gentianales.

8:45 17-4 STRUWE, LENA*; AND VICTOR A. ALBERT. The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx; Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark. Supermerous corollas, fleshy fruits, and pantropical biogeography in Anthocleista, Fagraea, and Potalia (Gentianaceae).

9:00 17-5 CHASSOT, PHILIPPE. Université de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Phylogenetic position of the genus Swertia (Gentianaceae) in the subtribe Swertiinae.

9:15 17-6 STRUWE, LENA*; AND VICTOR A. ALBERT. The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx; Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark. Mycotrophic, non-chlorophyllous Voyria placed in Gentianaceae.

9:30 17-7 BUTTERWORTH, CHARLES A.; AND ROBERT S. WALLACE.* Iowa State University, Ames. Phylogenetic studies of the Cactus genus Mammillaria Haw. using chloroplast DNA sequence data.

9:45 17-8 WALLACE, ROBERT S. Iowa State University, Ames. Taxonomic placement of morphologically anomalous genera of Cactaceae subfamily Cactoideae.

10:00 BREAK

10:15 17-9 NICKOL, MARTIN G. Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet, Kiel, Germany. Flower morphology and floral ecology of Plumbaginaceae.

10:30 17-10 FUERTES AGUILAR, JAVIER*; BELÉN GUTIÉRREZ LARENA; AND GONZALO NIETO FELINER. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid, Spain. Reticulate evolution along an altitudinal gradient in Armeria (Plumbaginaceae) inferred from ITS, cpDNA, and morphology.

10:45 17-11 NYFFELER, RETO*; AND URS EGGLI. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Sukkulenten-Sammlung, Zurich, Switzerland. Phylogenetic relationships and diversification of the columnar and globular cacti of Chile (Cactaceae - Cactoideae).

11:00 17-12 MAYER, MICHAEL S.*; JON P. REBMAN1; AND LAURA M. WILLIAMS. University of San Diego, CA; 1San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park, CA. Confirmation and characteristics of the hybrid origin of Opuntia prolifera through RAPD analyses.

11:15 17-13 UHINK, CHRISTIAN H. Christian-Albrechts-Universität , Kiel, Germany. Molecular phylogeny and evolutionary trends in Plumbaginaceae JUSS.

11:30 17-14 WILSON, HUGH D. Texas A&M University, College Station. Botanical informatics and full text indexing, compression, and retrieval.

11:45 17-15 GUALA, GERALD F. Fairchild Tropical Garden Research Center, Miami, FL. Lessons from the Virtual Herbarium.

12:00 17-16 WOLF, STEVEN J. California State University Stanislaus, Turlock. Teaching, research and collaborative applications of internet based video conferencing.

SESSION 18 OCC, B 117-119

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: ASPT / Systematics Section, BSA - Various families

Presiding: Randall J. Bayer, Australian National Herbarium, Division of Plant Industry, CSIRO, Canberra, ACT, 2601, Australia. Tele: 61+26246-5514, E-mail: r.bayer@pi.csiro.au.

8:00 18-1 SUN, FENG-JIE*; STEPHEN R. DOWNIE; AND RONALD L. HARTMAN. University of Illinois, Urbana; University of Wyoming, Laramie. A phylogenetic study of Cymopterus and related genera.

8:15 18-2 TANK, DAVID C.*; AND TAO SANG. Michigan State University, East Lansing. The glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase gene in Paeonia (Paeoniaceae): molecular evolution and phylogenetic utility.

8:30 18-3 FERGUSON, DIANE M.*; AND TAO SANG. Michigan State University, East Lansing. Testing hypotheses of hybrid speciation in peonies (Paeonia; Paeoniaceae) using the low-copy nuclear gene alcohol dehydrogenase (Adh).

8:45 18-4 FAN, CHUANZHU*; JENNY QIU-YUN XIANG; AND RICHARDSON ADJOA. Idaho State University, Pocatello. Phylogenetic Relationships of Cornus L. Inferred from Nuclear DNA Sequences.

9:00 18-5 ESSIG, FREDERICK B.*; JAMES R. GAREY; AND JONATHAN M. SLOMBA. University of South Florida, Tampa. The infrageneric classification of Clematis (Ranunculaceae).

9:15 18-6 SIMMONS, SARAH L.*; AND JOSE L. PANERO. University of Texas, Austin. Phylogeny and biogeography of Staphyleaceae (DC.) Lindl.

9:30 18-7 SIMMONS, MARK PITKIN*; VINCENT SAVOLAINEN; CURTIS C. CLEVINGER; ROBERT H. ARCHER; AND JERROLD I. DAVIS. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK; University of Texas, Austin; National Botanical Institute, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa. Phylogeny of the Celastraceae inferred from morphology and nuclear and plastid loci.

9:45 18-8 MCCAULEY, ROSS A.*; AND HARVEY E. BALLARD. Ohio University, Athens. Systematics, biogeography, and evolutionary trends in the North American species of Froelichia (Amaranthaceae).

10:00 BREAK

10:15 18-9 KRON, KATHLEEN A.*; E. ANN POWELL; AND JAMES L. LUTEYN. Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. Molecular systematics of Macleania and Psammisia and their relationship to other members of Vaccinieae.

10:30 18-10 SAWYER, NEIL W.*; DONALD H. LES; AND GREGORY J. ANDERSON. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Systematics of Deprea and Larnax (Solanaceae).

10:45 18-11 BOHS, LYNN. University of Utah, Salt Lake City. Slicing up the Solanums: major lineages and morphological synapomorphies.

11:00 18-12 LARA-CABRERA, SABINA I.*; AND DAVID M. SPOONER. USDA, Agricultural Research Service; University of Wisconsin, Madison. Morphological and microsatellite variation of Mexican diploid wild potato species.

11:15 18-13 JENKINS, PHILIP D. University of Arizona, Tucson. Systematics of Browallia Linnaeus (Solanaceae, Cestroideae), inferences from morphological data.

11:30 18-14 CHANDLER*, GREGORY T.; RANDALL J. BAYER; AND MICHAEL D. CRISP. Australian National Herbarium, Canberra. Molecular revision of Gastrolobium (Fabaceae: Mivelieae), using the matK 5’ intron, external transcribed spacer and psbA-trnH intergenic spacer.

11:45 18-15 Steele, k. p.*; l. Yang; m. Sabir; and m. f. Wojciechowski. California State University, Hayward; University of California, Davis. Phylogenetic relationships of the tribes Trifolieae and Vicieae (Fabaceae) using sequences of Mendel's stem length gene, Le.

12:00 18-16 STEELE, K. P.*; E. TIZON; R. C. EVANS; C. S. CAMPBELL; AND M. F. WOJCIECHOWSKI. California State University, Hayward; University of Maine, Orono; University of California, Davis. Sister group relationships of Fabaceae and Rosaceae: phylogenetic relationships of Eurosids I.

SESSION 19 OCC, A 105-106

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: ASPT / Systematics Section, BSA - Biogeography, islands

Presiding: AMY L. DENTON, Department of Botany & Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521. Tele: 909-787-3543, E-mail: amylou@smaug.ucr.edu.

8:00 19-1 STANFORD, ALICE M.*; AND CLIFFORD R. PARKS. University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Phylogeny of Castanea (Fagaceae) based matK sequence data.

8:15 19-2 SCHUETTPELZ, ERIC J.*; AND SARA B. HOOT. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Phylogeny and biogeography of Anemone (Ranunculaceae) in the Southern Hemisphere based on molecular data.

8:30 19-3 HORN, JAMES W. Duke University, Durham, NC. Phylogeny, biogeography, and patterns of morphological evolution in Hibbertia (Dilleniaceae).

8:45 19-4 MAST, AUSTIN R.*; AND THOMAS J. GIVNISH. University of Wisconsin, Madison. Historical biogeography of Banksia and Dryandra (Proteaceae) in Australia’s Southwest Botanical Province.

9:00 19-5 ALLAN, GERARD J.*; ELIZABETH A. ZIMMER; AND WARREN W. WAGNER. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Biogeographic relationships between western North American and Mediterranean floras: insights from molecular phylogenetic studies of tribe Loteae (Faboideae: Fabaceae).

9:15 19-6 TREMETSBERGER, KARIN; TOD STUESSY*; ROSE SAMUEL; AND CARLOS BAEZA. University of Vienna, Austria; Universidad de Concepcion, Chile. High levels of genetic variation and multiple origins for newly established populations of Hypochaeris tenuifolia (Asteraceae) on Volcan Lonquimay, Chile.

9:30 19-7 PLUNKETT, GREGORY M.1*; PORTER P. LOWRY II2, AND JONATHAN M. EIBL1. 1Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond; 2Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis. Phylogenetic relationships of Schefflera and Polyscias: non-monophyly in the two largest genera of Araliaceae.

9:45 19-8 DENTON, AMY L.*; AND BENJAMIN D. HALL. University of California, Riverside; University of Washington, Seattle. Adaptive radiation of elepidote rhododendrons in the post-Miocene Himalaya: evidence from RNA polymerase III intron sequence data.

10:00 BREAK

10:15 19-9 PORTER, J. MARK*; AND LEIGH A. JOHNSON. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, CA; Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. Age and diversification and their implications for historical biogeography of Polemoniaceae.

10:30 19-10 TRUSTY, JENNIFER L.*; DAVID J. BOGLER; ARNOLDO SANTOS-GUERRA; RICHARD G. OLMSTEAD; AND JAVIER FRANCISCO-ORTEGA. Florida International University, Miami; Fairchild Tropical Garden Research Center, Miami, FL. Tracing the origin of the Macaronesian endemic genus Bystropogon (Lamiaceae).

10:45 19-11 MORT, MARK E.*; DOUGLAS E. SOLTIS; PAMELA S. SOLTIS; JAVIER FRANCISCO-ORTEGA; AND ARNOLDO SANTOS-GUERRA. Eastern Illinois University, Charleston; Washington State University, Pullman; Florida International University, Miami; Jardin de Aclimatacion de la Orotava, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Phylogenetics and evolution of Aeonium (Crassulaceae) and related genera on the Canary Islands.

11:00 19-12 COSTELLO, ANNEMARIE*; AND TIMOTHY J. MOTLEY. The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx; New York University, New York. Molecular systematics of Tetraplasandra, Munroidendron, and Reynoldsia sandwicensis (Araliaceae) and the evolution of superior ovaries in Tetraplasandra.

11:15 19-13 RANKER, TOM A.*; KENDRA A. MINGO; CHRISSEN E. C. GEMMILL; AND WINONA CHAR. University of Colorado, Boulder; Oregon State University, Corvallis; University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Systematics and classification of Hawaiian Sesbania (Fabaceae).

11:30 19-14 GIVNISH, THOMAS J.*; GREG BEAN; AND KENNETH J. SYTSMA. University of Wisconsin, Madison. Phylogeny, floral evolution, and patterns of inter-island dispersal in Clermontia (Lobeliaceae) in Hawaii based on ISSR variation.

11:45 19-15 SCHATZ, GEORGE E.1; CHRISTOPHER BIRKINSHAW2; PORTER P. LOWRY II1,3*; FALY RANDRIANTAFIKA2, AND FIDISOA RATOVOSON2. 1Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis; 2Missouri Botanical Garden, Madagascar Research and Conservation Program, Antananarivo, 3Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France. Endemic plant families of Madagascar: integrating taxonomy and conservation.



Presiding: JOHN PASCARELLA, Department of Biology, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA 31698. Tele: 912-333-5766, E-mail: jbpascar@valdosta.edu.

8:15 20-1 POTTER, DANIEL* AND GAO FANGYOU. University of California, Davis, CA. Black, English, Royal, or Paradox? - Developing molecular markers for walnut (Juglans) species, cultivars, and hybrids.

8:30 20-2 CHEPLICK, GREGORY PAUL. College of Staten Island-City University of New York, Staten Island, NY. Plasticity of size and architectural traits in relation to fitness in an annual weed.

8:45 20-3 PETERSON, PAUL M.*; MONES ABU-ASAB2; STANWYN G. SHETLER1; AND SYLVIA STONE ORLI1. 1Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; and 2 National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD. Earlier plant flowering as a response to global warming in the Washington, DC, area.

9:00 20-4 PIGLIUCCI, MASSIMO*; HEIDI POLLARD; AND MITCHELL CRUZAN. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. Comparative studies of reaction norms in Arabidopsis: evolution of response to coarse and fine-grained environmental variation in Scandinavian haplotypes.

9:15 20-5 EGAN, TODD P.* AND IRWIN A. UNGAR. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. Similarity between seed banks and aboveground vegetation along a salinity gradient.

9:30 20-6 RUVINSKY, JESSICA* AND DAVID ACKERLY. Stanford University, Stanford, CA. Adaptive phenotypic plasticity in Mimulus guttatus.

9:45 20-7 HAWKINS, TRACY S. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY and Hazard Community College, Jackson, KY. A vegetation transect of the south slope of Pine Mountain, Kentucky: changes since E. Lucy Braun and chestnut blight.

10:00 BREAK

Presiding: JEFFREY L. WALCK, Department of Biology, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132. Tele: 615-904-8390, E-mail: jwalck@mtsu.edu

10:30 20-8 WONG, THEODORE G.* AND DAVID D. ACKERLY. Stanford University, Stanford, CA. How sensitive should plants be to cues? Theoretical studies of plastic reproduction schedules.

10:45 20-9 CHEPLICK, GREGORY P.* AND HARRY DEMETRI. City University of New York, Staten Island, NY. Population ecology of the annual grass Triplasis purpurea along the south shore of Staten Island, New York.

11:00 20-10 MACMILLAN, PAUL C.* AND LINDSAY M. BETZ. Hanover College, Hanover, IN. Twenty-five years of forest succession in southeastern Indiana.

11:15 20-11 HALSE, RICHARD R.* AND KATHY MERRIFIELD. Oregon State University, Corvallis. A floristic survey of Bruno Mire in the central Cascade Range, Oregon.

11:30 20-12 TRIPP, BRADLEY B. AND JOHN C. MOORE*. University of Northern Colorado, Greeley. Food webs in saxicolous lichens (Xanthoparmelia ssp.) a comparison of lichen, litter, and soil microhabitats.

11:45 20-13 JAMESON, ANNEMARIE. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL. Spatial pattern analysis of Torchwood in south Florida.


SYMPOSIUM: AFS / Pteridological Section, BSA - Biology and conservation of the Ophioglossaceae: A tribute to Warren ‘Herb’ Wagner Part I

Organized by Donald R. Farrar, Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 50011. Tele: (515) 294-4846, E-mail: dfarrar@iastate.edu; Cindy L. Johnson-Groh, Department of Biology, Gustavus-Adolphus College, 800 West college Ave., St. Peter, MN, 56082-1498. Tele: (507) 933-7043, E-mail cjgroh@gac.edu; & WARREN D. HAUK, Department of Biology, Denison University, Granville, OH, 43023. Tele: (740) 587-5758, E-mail: Hauk@cc.denison.edu.

Presiding: Donald R. Farrar, Iowa State University, Ames.

8:30 21-1 FARRAR, DONALD R. Iowa State University, Ames. Introduction.

8:40 21-2 WAGNER, FLORENCE S.* AND DONALD R. FARRAR.* University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and Iowa State University, Ames. An overview of the Ophioglossaceae.

9:30 21-3 WHITTIER, DEAN P. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Gametophyte and young sporophyte development in the Ophioglossaceae.


10:30 21-4 HAUK, WARREN D. Denison University, Granville, OH. Phylogeny of the Ophioglossaceae based on molecular and morphological characters.

11:00 21-5 FARRAR, DONALD R. Iowa State University, Ames. Evolution and speciation in Botrychium.



Contributed Papers: Phycological Section, BSA

Presiding: Louise A. Lewis, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269. Tele: 860-486-6723, E-mail: llewis@uconnvm.uconn.edu.

8:30 22-1 Lewis, Louise A. University of Connecticut, Storrs. Molecular diversity of green algae from biotic crust communities.

8:45 22-2 Fredericq, Suzanne and Juan M. Lopez-Bautista.* University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Phylogeny, biogeography and life history evolution in the red algal family Phyllophoraceae (Gigartinales).

SESSION 23 OCC, C 125-126

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: ABLS / Bryological and Lichenological Section, BSA - A. J. Sharp student papers

Presiding: Dennis P. Wall, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720. Tele: 510-643-9556, E-mail: dpwall@socrates.berkeley.edu.

9:00 23-1 YAHR, REBECCA. Duke Universitiy, Durham, NC. Post-fire recovery of terrestrial lichens in Florida scrub, with emphasis on Cladonia perforata.

9:15 23-2 REEB, VALÉRIE C., CLAUDE ROUX and FRANCOIS M. LUTZONI. University of Illinois, Chicago, IL; Institut Méditerranéen d'Écologie et de Paléoécologie, Marseille, France. A phylogenetic study of Acarospora and the Acarosporaceae (lichen-forming ascomycetes) and their position within the ascomycetes.

9:30 23-3 BERRYMAN, SHANTI D.* and BRUCE McCUNE. Oregon State University, Corvallis. Differences in epiphytic lichen communities and biomass among forest stand types in the Blue River watershed of western Oregon.

9:45 23-4 PONZETTI, JEANNE* and BRUCE McCUNE. Oregon State University, Corvallis. Biotic soil crusts of the Columbia River Basin: Landscape level variation in community composition.

10:00 BREAK

10:15 23-5 WILLISTON, PATRICK S. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Successional patterns of microbiotic crusts in ponderosa pine forests of southern inland British Columbia.

10:30 23-6 ELLYSON, WILLIAM J. T.* and STEPHEN C. SILLETT. Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA. Epiphytic bryophytes and lichens on Sitka spruce trees in an old-growth redwood forest.

10:45 23-7 VON KONRAT, MATTHEW J.* and JOHN E. BRAGGINS. University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. Studies on sporophytic characters in Frullaniaceae (Hepaticae) using novel techniques.

11:00 23-8 BRAY JR., JAMES R. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. The genus Fossombronia Raddi in North America, north of Mexico.

11:15 23-9 KRAYESKY, DAVID M. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. A revision of the genus Fossombronia Raddi in North and East Asia, Oceania, the Malay Archipelago and New Zealand.

11:30 23-10 CARGILL, D. CHRISTINE. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. A taxonomic revision of the genus Fossombronia, suborder Fossombroniineae in Africa.

11:45 23-11 FORD, C. HEATHER* and BARBARA CRANDALL-STOTLER. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. A monographic study of the genus Petalophyllum Nees & Gottsche ex Lehm.

SESSION 24 OCC, A 103-104

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Developmental and Structural Section, BSA - Stems and roots

Presiding: JAMES L. SEAGO, JR., Department of Biology, SUNY, College at Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126. Tele: 315-341-2777, E-mail: seago@oswego.edu.

9:00 24-1 MIKESELL, JAN E. Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA. Correlation of overcompensation and the breaking of apical dominance in Phaseolus aureus.

9:15 24-2 STEINMANN, VICTOR W. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, CA. Comparative anatomy of the New World succulent Euphorbia (Euphorbiaceae).

9:30 24-3 SEAGO, JAMES L., JR. SUNY, College at Oswego, Oswego, NY. The root cortex of the water lilies and lotuses.

9:45 24-4 GERRATH, JEAN M. University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls. Tendril development in Antigonon leptopus Hook. & Arn. (Polygonaceae).

10:00 BREAK

10:15 24-5 TURNER, GLENN W.* AND RODNEY B. CROTEAU. Washington State University, Pullman. Development of peltate glandular trichomes of peppermint.

10:30 24-6 BANASIAK, ALICJA, S.* AND BEATA ZAGÛRSKA-MAREK. University of Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland. Torreya case indicates autonomy of shoot apical meristem generating phyllotaxy.

10:45 24-7 GOLA, EDYTA M. Wroclaw University, Wroclaw, Poland. Lycopod vasculature - unique system in plants.


CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Teaching Section , BSA - Teaching botany 2000

Presiding: ROBERT J. REINSVOLD, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, 80639. Tele: 970-351-2716, E-mail: rjreins@bentley,unco.edu.

9:00 25-1 MUELLER, RICHARD J. Utah State University, Logan. Using the plastochron index to improve student’s understanding of exponential plant growth and the use of logarithms.

9:15 25-2 RICE, STANLEY A. Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant. Teaching principles of fluid dynamics using xylem and transpiration measurements.

9:30 25-3 GIBSON, J. PHIL. Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA. Why is that cell red? A microtechnique based approach for teaching a plant anatomy lab.

9:45 25-4 VERHEY, STEVEN D.* and STEVEN STEFANIDES. Central Washington University, Ellensburg, and Wenatchee Valley College, Wentachee, WA. The plastid genome project: integrated cell biology/molecular biology/genomics teaching laboratory.

10:00 Break

10:15 25-5 HIRREL, MARC C. and JOHN S. CHOINSKI.* University of Central Arkansas, Conway. The use of investigative biology exercises in freshman labs improves the retention of biology majors in advanced courses.

10:30 25-6 REINSVOLD, ROBERT J.* and DAVID W. KRAMER. University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, and Ohio State University at Mansfield, Mansfield. Educational outreach activities of the Botanical Society of America.

10:45 25-7 WANDERSEE, JAMES H.* and ELISABETH E. SCHUSSLER. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. National Survey on the Public's Perception of Plants.

11:00 25-8 MITRA, MADHUMI. University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne. Richer pedagogic outcomes in Marine Botany course through integration of service learning.

SESSION 26 OCC, A 107-109

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Paleobotanical Section, BSA

Presiding: SHARON D. KLAVINS, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Haworth Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045. Tele: 618-536-2331, E-mail: sklavins@eagle.cc.ukans.edu.

9:15 26-1 LIU, ZHAO HUA*, GENE MAPES, and GAR W. ROTHWELL. Ohio University, Athens. Taxonomic diversity among Late Pennsylvanian conifers at Hamilton, Kansas.

9:30 26-2 McMANUS, HILARY A.*, EDITH L. TAYLOR, THOMAS N. TAYLOR, and LISA D. BOUCHER. University of Kansas, Lawrence, and University of Nebraska-Omaha. An enigmatic axis from the Triassic of Antarctica.

9:45 26-3 AXSMITH, BRIAN J.*, MICHAEL KRINGS, and THOMAS N. TAYLOR. University of South Alabama, Mobile, and University of Kansas, Lawrence. A filmy fern from the Upper Triassic of North Carolina.

10:00 26-4 RETALLACK, GREGORY JOHN. University of Oregon, Eugene. Peltaspermaceous affinities of "Dicroidium" callipteroides from the earliest Triassic, basal Narrabeen Group, Australia.

10:15 26-5 SCHORN, HOWARD E.* and DIANE M. ERWIN. University of California, Berkeley. The impression record history and ecological diversification of Pseudotsuga Carriere (Pinaceae) in western North America during the later half of the Cenozoic.

10:45 BREAK

11:00 26-6 REMBER, WILLIAM C.*1, ANGELIKA OTTO2, and BERND R. T. SIMONEIT2. 1Univesity of Idaho, Moscow, and 2Oregon State University, Corvallis. Morphology of Cunninghamia chaneyi from the Middle Miocene Clarkia flora northern Idaho.

11:15 26-7 OTTO, ANGELIKA*1, WILLIAM C. REMBER2, and BERND R. T. SIMONEIT1. 1Oregon State University, Corvallis, and 2University of Idaho, Moscow. Chemical characteristics of five fossil conifer species from the Miocene Clarkia Flora, Emerald Creek, Idaho, USA.

11:30 26-8 PIGG, KATHLEEN B.* and MARIA TCHEREPOVA. Arizona State University, Tempe. Taxonomic, phytogeographic and ecological significance of the Yakima Canyon flora (middle Miocene, Washington state, USA).

11:45 26-9 FIELDS, PATRICK F.* and RALPH E. TAGGART. Michigan State University, East Lansing. Neogene western North American Nelumbo, Nuphar, and Nymphaea megafossils.

9:15-9:45 AM - BUSINESS MEETING: Phycological Section, BSA. OCC, C 121

Presiding: Louise A. Lewis, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269. Tele: 860-486-6723, E-mail: llewis@uconnvm.uconn.edu.

11:15 AM-12:00 PM - BUSINESS MEETING: Teaching Section, BSA. OCC, B 116

Presiding: Donald BUCKLEY, Department of Biological Sciences, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT 06410. Tele: 203-87-3467, E-mail: don.buckley@quinnipiac.edu.

11:30 AM-1:00 PM - LUNCHEON: Economic Botany Section, BSA (Ticketed Event). OCC, C 123

Presiding: Felix G. Coe, Tennessee Technological University, Department of Biology, Box 5063, Cookeville, TN 38505. Tele: 931-372-6257, E-mail: fcoe@tntech.edu.

Speaker: Walter H. Lewis, Washington University and Missouri Botanical Garden, St Louis. Pharmacology of Neotropical Plants: Research Among the Aguaruna Jívaro of Amazonian Peru.

12:00-1:00 PM - ‘TERMINAL GREEN’ MEETING. OCC, C 122