Tuesday, 8 August - 12:30-2:00 PM
SESSION 27 - OCC, Exhibition Hall A

Posters will be displayed from Monday morning, 7 August through Wednesday afternoon, 9 August. Presenters will be available to field questions and discuss their posters from 12:30 to 2:00 pm on Tuesday, 8 August.

27-120 MURAKAMI, NORIAKI*, YOKO YATABE, TAKESHI SUZUKI, AND NORIO SAHASHI. Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. High level of intraspecific variation of rbcL sequences and molecular systematics of the Old World Ophioglossaceae.

27-121 LEE, HAE-LIM* AND KI-JOONG KIM. Yeungnam University, Kyeungsan, Kyeungbuk, Korea. Intergeneric relationships of Oleaceae based on cpDNA noncoding sequences and nuclear ITS sequences.

27-122 CHOI, KYEUNG* AND KI-JOONG KIM. Yeungnam University, Kyeungsan, Kyeungbuk, Korea. Molecular phylogeny of Quercus (Fagaceae): emphasizing the phylogeny of the Asian species.

27-123 LINDQVIST, CHARLOTTE1, TIMOTHY J. MOTLEY2, AND VICTOR A. ALBERT1*. 1The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa and 2The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. A North American closest relative for the Hawaiian endemic mints (Lamiaceae): implications for pollination syndrome and fruit evolution.

27-124 HILS, MATTHEW H.*, MICHAEL ZANIS, MICHELLE McMAHON, AND DOUGLAS E. SOLTIS. Hiram College, Hiram, OH and Washington State University, Pullman. Phylogeny and diversification of ovary position in Miconieae, Merianieae, and Blakeeae (Melastomataceae).

27-125 BUTHOD, AMY AND MIA MOLVRAY.* University of Oklahoma, Norman. Sectional relationships in Bulbophyllum (Orchidaceae).

27-126 ANDERSON, SHARON J. Texas A&M University, College Station. Taxonomy of Zoysia (Poaceae): Morphological and molecular variation.

27-127 NICKRENT, DANIEL N.1 AND VALERY MALECOT2*. 1Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and 2Universitè Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France. Phylogenetic relationships of Santalales based on rbcL and 18S with special reference to Olacaceae.

27-128 SOROS, CONNIE L.*, DONALD H. LES, MICHAEL L. MOODY, AND USHER POSLUSZNY. University of Connecticut, Storrs and University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Phylogenetic relationships in the Hydrocharitaceae.

27-129 SHERWOOD, ANNA M.*, PAMELA S. SOLTIS, AND DOUGLAS E. SOLTIS. Washington State University, Pullman. ITS polymorphism in Allotetraploid Tragopogon (Asteraceae).

27-129 TATE, JENNIFER A.* AND BERYL B. SIMPSON. University of Texas, Austin. Towards a phylogeny of the genus Tarasa (Malvaceae): Evolution in the high Andes.

27-131 JOBSON, RICHARD W.1*, VICTOR A. ALBERT2, KENNETH M. CAMERON3, AND JULIA PLAYFORD1. 1University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Australia, 2University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and 3The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. Phylogeny of the carnivorous plant family Lentibulariaceae inferred from rps16 and trnL-F sequence data.

27-132 DODD, ATHENA* AND KEITH KAROLY. Reed College, Portland, OR. Separating the effects of gene flow and population history: A phylogeographic study of Delphinium nuttallii using nested clade analysis.

27-133 Ally, Dilara* and Kermit Ritland. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Marker-estimated heritabilities and spatial patterns of relatedness in a natural forest stand of mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana).

27-134 O'CONNELL, LISA M.* AND KERMIT RITLAND. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Early inbreeding depression and the mating system of western red cedar.

27-135 CHEN, CHARLES*, KERMIT RITLAND, AND SHONG HUANG. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada and Taipei, Taiwan. Genetic variation and differentiation in Hypericum nagasawai, an endemic plant in Taiwan.

27-136 VANDERPOOL, STARIA S.* AND LINH V. HOANG. Arkansas State University, State University. Genetic variation among populations of Solidago riddellii.

27-137 ESPELAND, ERIN K. San Jose State University, San Jose, CA. Population differentiation in Eschscholzia californica on three soil types.

27-138 MERWIN, MARK C. The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA. Epiphyte community composition and species diversity in primary and secondary montane cloud forest, Costa Rica.

27-139 PIMIENTA, EULOGIO*, ALEJANDRO MUÒOZ, AND MARTIN HUERTA. Universidad de Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Adaptations to aridity of pitayo (Stenocereus queretaroensis, Cactaceae).

27-140 HAYNES, LORI*, MELANIE ONGCHIN, CHARLES RUSSELL, AND RICHARD A. NIESENBAUM. Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA. When chemistry determines ecology: The relationship between leaf chemistry and herbivory in Lindera benzoin.

27-141 LOTT, JOHN N. A.* AND M. MARCIA WEST. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Elements present in mineral nutrient reserves in seeds of Arabidopsis.

27-142 TOMLINSON, P. BARRY1*, RUSSELL E. SPANGLER1, AND GORD LEMON2. 1Harvard University, Petersham, MA and 2University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Development of the shoot vascular system in the rattan palm Calamus.

27-143 DUBBS, WESLEY EMANUEL* AND HOWARD GRIMES. Portland State University, OR. Characterization of a specialized cell layer in the soybean pod wall and its potential role in wound response.

27-144 KARTHIKEYAN, A. V. P.* AND K. V. KRISHNAMURTHY. Bharathidasan University, TamilNadu, India. Leader branch angles, tension wood differentiation and crown geometry in Eucalyptus tereticornis.

27-145 BOBICH, EDWARD G.* AND PARK S. NOBEL. University of California, Los Angeles. Vegetative reproduction as related to biomechanics and anatomy for cholla species in the Sonoran Desert.

27-146 KIPP, ERICA. The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. Botany global issue map and web site.

27-147 LITTLE, DAMON P. AND DAVID S. BARRINGTON*. Cornell University, Ithaca and University of Vermont, Burlington. Major evolutionary events in the origin and diversification of the fern genus Polystichum (Dryopteridaceae).

27-148 BAGAHI-RIDING, NINA L. Delta State University, Cleveland, MS. A study of megafossil leaves from the Aguja Formation, Big Bend National Park, Texas.

27-149 LEWIS, L. A.*, J. JOHANSEN, V. FLECHTNER, AND L. ST. CLAIR. University of Connecticut, Storrs. Biotic Crust Project: Survey of the algae, lichens, and mosses of microbiotic crusts of selected arid and semi-arid sites in Western North America.