Ecological and Physiological Adaptations


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Baldwin, B. G. and R. H. Robichaux. 1995. Historical biogeography and ecology of the Hawaiian silversword alliance (Asteraceae): new molecular phylogenetic perspectives. Pp. 259-287. In: Wagner, W. L. and V. A. Funk, eds. Hawaiian biogeography: evolution on a hot spot archipelago. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.

Carr, G. D. 1985. Monograph of the Hawaiian Madiinae (Asteraceae): Argyroxiphium, Dubautia, and Wilkesia. Allertonia 4:1-123.

Carr, G. D., R. H. Robichaux, M. S. Witter, & D. W. Kyhos. Adaptive radiation of the Hawaiian silversword alliance (Compositae-Madiinae): A comparison with Hawaiian picture-winged Drosophila. Pp. 79-97. In: Giddings, L. V., K. Y. Kaneshiro, & W. W. Anderson, eds. Genetics, Speciation, and the Founder Principle. Oxford University Press, New York.

Goldstein, G., D. R. Drake, P. Melcher, T. W. Giambelluca, and J. Heraux. 1996. Photosynthetic gas exchange and temperature-induced damage in seedlings of the tropical alpine species Argyroxiphium sandwicense. Oecologia (in press).

Lipp, C. C., G. Goldstein, F. C. Meinzer, and W. Niemczura. 1994. Freezing tolerance and avoidance in high-elevation Hawaiian plants. Plant, Cell and Environment 17:1035-1044.

Melcher, P. J., G. Goldstein, F. C. Meinzer, B. Minyard, T. W. Giambelluca, and L. L. Loope. 1994. Determinatnts of thermal balance in the Hawaiian giant rosette plant, Argyroxipihum sandwicense. Oecologia 98:412-418.

Robichaux, R. H. 1984. Variation in the tissue water relations of two sympatric Hawaiian Dubautia species and their natural hybrid. Oecologia 65:75-81.

Robichaux, R. H. 1985. Tissue elastic properties of a mesic forest Hawaiian Dubautia species with 13 pairs of chromosomes. Pacific Sci. 39:191-194.

Robichaux, R. H. & J. E. Canfield. 1985. Tissue elastic properties of eight Hawaiian Dubautia species that differ in habitat and diploid chromosome number. Oecologia 66:77-80.

Robichaux, R. H., G. D. Carr, M. Liebman, & R. W. Pearcy. 1990. Adaptive radiation of the Hawaiian silversword alliance (Compositae-Madiinae): Ecological, morphological, and physiological diversity. Ann Missouri Bot. Gard. 77:64-72.

Robichaux, R. H., K. E. Holsinger, & S. R. Morse. 1986. Turgor maintenance in Hawaiian Dubautia species: the role of variation in tissue osmotic and elastic properties. Pp. 353-380. In: Givnish, T. J., ed. On the Economy of Plant Form and Function. Cambridge University Press.

Robichaux, R. H. & S. R. Morse. 1990. Extracellular polysaccharide and leaf capacitance in the Hawaiian bog species, Argyroxiphium grayanum (Compositae-Madiinae). Amer. J. Bot. 77:134-138.

Robichaux, R. H., P. W. Rundel, L. Stemmermann, J. E. Canfield, S. R. Morse, & W. E. Friedman. 1984. Tissue water deficits and plant growth in wet tropical environments. Pp. 99-112. In: Medina, E., H. A. Mooney, & C. Vasquez-Yanez, eds. Plants of the Wet Tropics. W. Junk, The Hague.

Vreeland, V., S. R. Morse, R. H. Robichaux, K. L. Miller, S. T. Hua, & W. M. Laetsch. Pectate distribution and esterification in Dubautia leaves and soybean nodules, studied with a fluorescent hybridization probe. Planta 177:435-446.

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