LUNCHEON AND BUSINESS MEETING: Physiological Section, BSA. OCC, C 122 - 12:00-1:00 PM

Presiding: PETER F. STRAUB, Biology Program, The Richard Stockton College, Pomona, NJ 08240. Tele: 609-652-4556, E-mail:

LUNCHEON AND BUSINESS MEETING: Ecological Section, BSA. OCC, C 123 12:30-2:00PM

Presiding: MAXINE A. WATSON, Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405-6801. Tele: 812-855-5591, E-mail:

SESSION 47 OCC, B 110-112

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

Presiding: C. DONOVAN BAILEY, L.H. Bailey Hortoriuim, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853. Tele: 607-255-8916, E-mail:

1:00 47-1 Beilstein, Mark*; and Ihsan Al-Shehbaz. University of Missouri Saint Louis; Missouri Botanical Garden, Saint Louis. Toward a Phylogeny of the Brassicaceae (Cruciferae).

1:15 47-2 HALL, JOCELYN C.*; AND KENNETH J. SYTSMA. University of Wisconsin, Madison. Solving the riddle of Californian Cuisine: phylogenetic relationships of capers and mustards.

1:30 47-3 BAILEY, C. DONOVAN*; AND JEFF J. DOYLE. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Species boundaries in Sphaerocardamum (Brassicaceae): integrating multiple data sources.

1:45 47-4 BAILEY1, C. DONOVAN*; ROBERT A. PRICE2; AND JEFF J. DOYLE1. 1Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; 2University of Georgia, Athens. Monophyly of the Halimolobine Brassicaceae.

2:00 47-5 WALLACE, LISA E. Ohio State University, Columbus. The significance of population size on reproductive success and genetic variability in the Eastern Prairie White Fringed Orchid, Plantanthera leucophaea.

2:15 47-6 ALEXANDER, JASON A.*; AARON LISTON; AND STEVE POPOVICH. Oregon State University, Corvallis. The conservation genetics of Astragalus oniciformis.

2:30 47-7 BOYD, AMY E. University of Arizona, Tucson. Geographic variation in morphology and pollinator taxa in Macromeria viridiflora.

2:45 47-8 STEHLIK, IVANA*; JOHANN JAKOB SCHNELLER; AND KONRAD BACHMANN. University of Zurich, Switzerland. Molecular evidence for nunatak survival of the high-alpine plant Eritrichium nanum within the Central Alps.

3:00 BREAK

3:15 47-9 SCHULTZ, JOANNA*; LEIGH JOHNSON; AND CAROLYN FERGUSON. Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, ID; BrighamYoung University, Provo, UT; Washington University, St. Louis, MO. Phlox idahonis (Polemoniaceae): Morphologic and molecular approaches to conservation.

3:30 47-10 SMITH, JAMES F.*; AND TERRY A. BATEMAN. Boise State University, ID. Genetic differentiation of rare and common varieties of Eriogonum shockleyi (Polygonaceae) in Idaho using ISSR variability.

3:45 47-11 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).

4:00 47-12 PRATT, DONALD B.*; AND LYNN G. CLARK. Iowa State University, Ames. Amaranthus rudis and A. tuberculatus--One species or two?

4:15 47-13 ZEREGA , NYREE J. CONARD1,2*, DIANE RAGONE 3 AND TIMOTHY J. MOTLEY1. 1The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx; 2New York University; 3National Tropical Botanical Garden, Kalaheo, Kauai, HI. Artocarpus phylogenetics and AFLP genetic fingerprinting of breadfruit cultivars Artocarpus altilis.

SESSION 48 OCC, A 105-106

SYMPOSIUM: ASPT / Systematics Section, BSA - Historical biogeography of the Northern Hemishpere

Organized by: PAUL S. MANOS. Department of Botany, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0338. Tele: 919-660-7358, E-mail:, and Michael J. Donoghue, Harvard University Herbaria, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138. Tele: 617-496-3374, E-mail:

Presiding: PAUL S. MANOS, Duke University, Durham, NC.

1:00 48-1 TIFFNEY, BRUCE H.*; AND STEVEN R. MANCHESTER. University of California, Santa Barbara; Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville. Physical Influences on phytogeographic continuity in the Northern Hemisphere Tertiary.

1:30 48-2 WEN, JUN. Colorado State University, Fort Collins. The evolution of eastern Asian and eastern North American plant disjunctions: overview and perspectives from phylogenetic studies.

2:00 48-3 MANCHESTER, STEVEN R.*; AND BRUCE H. TIFFNEY. Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville; University of California, Santa Barbara. Paleobotanical data and the phytogeographic history of holarctic angiosperm clades.

2:30 48-4 LAVIN, MATT*; MARTIN F. WOJCIECHOWSKI; MICHAEL J. SANDERSON; AND ADAM RICHMAN. Montana State University, Bozeman; University of California, Davis. Molecular biogeography of temperate and tropical legumes in North America.

3:00 BREAK

3:15 48-5 XIANG, (JENNY) QIU-YUN*; AND DOUGLAS E. SOLTIS. Idaho State University, Pocatello. Phylogenetic patterns and divergent times of disjunct taxa: Insights into historical biogeography of angiosperms in the Northern Hemisphere

3:45 48-6 DONOGHUE, MICHAEL J.*; CHARLES D. BELL; AND JIANHUA LI. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Yale University, New Haven, CT; Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, MA. Reconciling phytogeographic patterns around the Northern Hemisphere.

4:15 48-7 MANOS, PAUL S.*; ALICE M. STANFORD; AND MICHAEL J. SANDERSON. Duke University, Durham, NC; University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas; University of California, Davis. Phylogenetic patterns of disjunct Fagales: tracking the history of north temperate and subtropical forests.

4:45 48-8 FRITSCH, PETER W.*; AND CYNTHIA M. MORTON. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA; Auburn University, AL. Phylogeny of the Styracaceae based on four data sets: implications for the historical biogeography of the northern hemisphere and amphi-Pacific tropical disjunctions.


SYMPOSIUM: Developmental and Structural Section, BSA - Open space

Organized by BRUCE K. KIRCHOFF, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, P.O. Box 26174, Greensboro, NC 27402-1674. Tele: 336-334-4953, E-mail:

Presiding: BRUCE K. KIRCHOFF, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Note: Other discussion sections will be added, and times for the following discussions will be set at the beginning of the symposium.

49-1 STEVENS, PETER F. University of Missouri, St Louis and Missouri Botanical Garden, St Louis. Organisms, form and characters.

49-2 DENGLER, NANCY G. University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Mentoring graduate students.

BUSINESS MEETING: BSA. OCC, A 103-104 - 4:30-5:30 PM

Presiding: Douglas E. Soltis, Department of Botany, Washington State University, P. O. Box 644238, Pullman, WA 99164. Tele: 509-335-5302, E-mail:


MIXER: BSA. Doubletree, Multnomah/Holladay room (Lloyd Center Ballroom) - 6:00-7:00 PM

BANQUET: BSA (Ticketed Event). Doubletree, Cascade Ballroom - 7:00-10:00 PM

Presiding: Douglas E. Soltis, Department of Botany, Washington State University, P. O. Box 644238, Pullman, WA 99164. Tele: 509-335-5302, E-mail:

President-Electís Address: Patricia G. Gensel, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Plants, fossils, and evolution: Lessons from the fossil hunters.


Meeting: BSA Executive Committee Meeting. Doubletree, room 312 - 8:30 AM-12:00 PM