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References about Oleaceae

Here below are references to general papers and flora accounts of Oleaceae. References about Fraxinus can be found on the Fraxinus page. All other specific references about the different genera of Oleaceae are found on the page of that genus (linked from the Oleaceae page).

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General papers about Oleaceae

Andersson, A. 1931. Studien über die Embryologie der Familien Celastraceae, Oleaceae und Apocynaceae. Lunds Univ. Årsskr. n. f. avd. 2 bd. 27 no. 7: 1-110.

Baas, P. & Zhang, X. 1986. Wood anatomy of trees and shrubs from China: I. Oleaceae. IAWA Bull. 7(3): 195-220.

Baas, P. & Esser, P. M. & van der Westen, M. E. T. & Zandee, M. 1988. Wood anatomy of the Oleaceae. Iawa Bull. 9(2): 103-182.

Briggs, B. G. 1970. Some chromosome numbers in the Oleaceae. New South Wales Nat. Herbarium 4: 126-129.

Damtoft, S. & Franzyk, H. & Jensen, S. R. 1993. Biosynthesis of secoiridoid glucosides in Oleaceae. Phytochemistry (Oxford) 34(5): 1291-1299.

Esser, P. M. & van der Westen, M. E. T. 1985. Wood anatomy and classification of the Oleaceae. IAWA Bull. n.s. 4: 71-72.

Fernandez-Maculet, J. C. 1989. Origin and evolution of Oleaceae family. Grasas Y Aceites 40(1): 57-61.

Jensen, S. R., Franzyk, H., and Wallander, E. 2002. Chemotaxonomy of the Oleaceae: iridoids as taxonomic markers. Phytochemistry 60: 213-231. [PDF]

George, K. & S. Geethamma. 1983. Lactopropionic orcein as a suiatble stain for chromosomes of Oleaceae. Curr. Sci. 52: 733-734.

George, K. & S. Geethamma. 1985. Study of pollen mitosis and determination of gametic chromosome number in Oleaceae. Curr. Sci. 54: 148-149.

George, K. & S. Geethamma & C. A. Ninan. 1989. Chromosome evolution in Oleaceae. J. Cytol. Genet. 24: 71-77.

Green, P. S. 1965. The olive family in cultivation. Arnoldia 25(3-4): 13-27.

Hanumanthappa, K. & Pullaiah, T. & Ravi Prasad Rao, B. 1994. Oleaceae and Salvadoraceae in Andhra Pradesh, India. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 18(2): 433-437.

Hardin, J. W. 1974. Studies of the southeastern United States flora. IV. Oleaceae. SIDA 5(4): 274-285.

Harborne, J. B. & Green, P. S. 1980. A chemotaxonomic survey of flavonoids in leaves of the Oleaceae. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 81: 155-167.

Inamdar, J. A. 1967. Studies on the trichomes of some Oleaceae, structure and ontogeny. Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci. 66:164-177.

Inamdar, J. A. & Patel, R. C. & Mohan, J. S. S. 1986. Structure and ontogeny of stomata in some Oleaceae. Feddes Repert. 97: 291-302.

Joshi, A. C. & Fotidar, A. N. 1940. Floral anatomy of the Oleaceae. Nature 145: 354-356.

Kiew, R. 1984. Preliminary pollen study of the Oleaceae in Malesia. Gard. Bull., Singapore 37: 225-230.

Kohl, G. F. 1881. Vergleichende Untersuchung über den Bau des Holzes der `Oleaceen'. pp. 1-33. Thesis, Univ. Leipzig.

Kshetrapal, S. & Tiagi, Y. D. 1970. Structure, vascular anatomy and evolution of the gynoecium in the family Oleaceae and their bearing on the systematic position of genus Nyctanthes L. Acta Acad. Sci. Hungar. 16: 143-151.

Kuriachen, P. M. & Dave, Y. S. 1989. Structural studies in the fruits of Oleaceae with discussion on the systematic position of Nyctanthes L. Phytomorphology 39(1): 51-60.

Lawrence, T. J. & Green, P. S. 1993. The anatomy of a dehiscent berry. Kew Bull. 48(1): 53-57.

Lee, S. & Park, E. J. 1982. A cladistic analysis of the Korean Oleaceae. Korean Journal of Botany 25(2): 57-64.

Maekawa, F. 1962. Major polyploidy with special reference to the phylogeny of Oleaceae. J. Jap. Bot. 37(1): 25-27.

Mincigrucci, G. & Bricchi, E. & Frenguelli, G. E. & Romano, B. 1986. Morfologia del polline di Oleaceae. Atti II Congr. Naz. Ass. It Aerobiologia: 338-340.

Mincigrucci, G. & Bricchi, E. & Romano, B. & Frenguelli, G. 1987. Studio preliminare sulla pollinazione di Oleaceae. Annali della Facoltà di Agraria XLI: 929-940.

Mohan, J. S. S. & Inamdar, J. A. 1983. Studies of the leaf architecture of the Oleaceae with a note on the systematic position of the genus Nyctanthes. Feddes Repert. 94: 209-211.

Murthy, G. S. R. & Aleykutty, K. M. & Rao, V. S. & Inamdar, J. A. 1978. Vessels of Oleaceae and Verbenaceae. Feddes Repert. 89: 359-368

Naghiloo, S. & Dadpour, M. R. & Gohari, G. & Endress, P. K. 2013. Comparative study of inflorescence development in Oleaceae. Am. J. Bot. 100(4): 647-663.

Lersten, N. R. & Horner, H. T. 2009. Crystal diversity and macropatterns in leaves of Oleaceae. Pl. Syst. Evol. 282: 87-102.

Nilson, S. 2000. Fragrance glands (osmophores) in the family Oleaceae. In: Nordenstam, B. et al. (eds.) Plant systematics for the 21st century, pp. 305-320. Portland Press.

Pirotta, R. 1884. Sulla struttura del seme nelle Oleaceae. Annuario Reale Ist. Bot. Roma 1: 1-48.

Piechura, J. E. & Fairbrothers, D. E. 1979. Serological investigation of the Oleaceae and putative relatives. Bot. Soc. Amer. Misc. Ser. Publ. 157: 65-?.

Piechura, J. E. 1980. A systematic serelogical investigation of the Oleaceae and putative relatives. Thesis, Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 161 pp.

Piechura, J. E. & Fairbrothers, D. E. 1983. The use of protein-serological characters in the systematics of the family Oleaceae. Am. J. Bot. 70: 780-789.

Qin, X.-K. 1996. The use of peroxidases in the systematics of Oleaceae. Acta Bot. Yunn. 18(2): 159-166.

Rohwer, J. G. 1993. A preliminary survey of the fruits and seeds of the Oleaceae. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 115(2): 271-291.

Rohwer, J. G. 1996. Die Frucht- und Samenstrukturen der Oleaceae. Biblioth. Bot. 148: 1-177.

Sax, K. & Abbe, E. C. 1932. Chromosome numbers and the anatomy of the secondary xylem in the Oleaceae. J. Arnold Arb. 13: 37-48.

Sehr, E. M. & Weber, A. 2009. Floral ontogeny of Oleaceae and its systematic implications. Int. J. Plant Sci. 170(7): 845-859.

Scotti, L. 1911. Contribuzioni alla Biologia fiorale delle "Contortae". Annali di Botanica 9: 199-314.

Weng, R.-F. & Zhang, M.-Z. 1992. Chromosome numbers in Chinese Oleaceae I. Invest. Stud. Nat. 12: 66-77.

Taylor, H. 1945. Cyto-taxonomy and phylogeny of the Oleaceae. Brittonia 5(4): 337-367.

Torgård, S. 1924. Studien über die morphologie und baumechanik der Oleaceen-blüte. Carl Bloms Boktryckeri, Lund (Sweden).

Weber, G. F. T. 1928. Vergleischend-morphologische Untersuchungen über die Oleaceenblüte. Planta 6: 591-658.

Zhang, J. T. 1982. Study on the pollen morphology of the Chinese family Oleaceae. Acta Botanica Sinica 24(6): 499-505.


Flora and taxonomic treatments of Oleaceae

Alain, H. 1957. Oleaceae. In: H. Leon & H. Alain (eds.), Flora of Cuba 4: 145-152.

Allan, H. H. 1982. Oleaceae. In: Flora of New Zeeland 1: 544-546.

Amshoff & van den Brink, B. 1965. Oleaceae. In: Backer, C. A. & van den Brink, B. (eds.) Flora of Java 2: 212-218.

Azadi, R. 2005. Notes on the Oleaceae family in Iran. Iranian J. Bot. 11. (1): 41-47.

Baker, J. G. 1904. Oleaceae. In: Thiselton-Dyer, W. T. (ed.) Flora of tropical Africa, vol. IV (sect. 1 Oleaceae - Gentianaceae): 1-21.

Barkley, T. M. (ed.) 1986. Oleaceae. In: Flora of the Great Plains, p. 747-750. Great Plains Flora Association. University Press of Kansas.

Bhattacharyya, B. & Johri, B. M. 1998. Order Oleales. In: Flowering plants - taxonomy and phylogeny, pp. 450-451. Springer-Verlag.

Benson, L. & Darrow, R. A. 1944. Oleaceae. In: A manual of southeastern desert trees and shrubs. University of Arizona Bulletin (Biol. Sci. Bull. no. 6) 15(2): 259-265.

Bentham, G. 1876. Oleaceae, In: Bentham, G. & Hooker, J. D. Genera plantarum 2(2): 672-680.

Blume, C. L. 1850. Oleaceae. Annales musei botanici Lugduno-Batavum 1: 310-320.

Brandis, D. 1906. Oleaceae. In: Indian Trees - an account of the trees, shrubs, bamboos and palms indigenous or commonly cultivated in the British Indian Empire, pp. 442-452. Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., London.

Burkart, A. Oleaceae. Flora Ilustrada de Entre Ríos 5: 50-63.

Chang, M. C. & Qiu, L. Q. & Wei, Z. & Green, P. S. 1996. Oleaceae, p. 272-319. In: Wu, Zheng-yi & Peter H. Raven (eds). Flora of China. Vol. 15 (Myrsinaceae to Loganiaceae). Science Press & Missouri Botanical Garden.

Corner, E. J. H. (ed.) 1951. Oleaceae. In: Wayside trees of Malaya 1: 511-514.

Correll, D. S. & Correll, H. B. (eds.) 1982. Oleaceae, pp. 1106-1110. In: Flora of the Bahama archipelago. Gantner Verlag.

Critopoulus, P. 1980. Oleaceae. In: Townsend, C. C. & Guest, E. (eds.) Flora of Iraq 4(1): 504-525.

Cullen, J. et al. (eds.) 1997. Oleaceae. In: The Europaean Garden Flora, vol. 5 (Limnanthaceae - Oleaceae): 574-592. Cambridge University Press.

D'Arcy, W. G. 1976. Flora of Panama - Family 158, Oleaceae. Ann. Miss. Bot. Gard. 63: 553-564.

De Candolle, A. P. 1844. Oleaceae. Prodromus systematis naturalis regni vegetabilis 8: 273-299.

Degener, O. 1957. Oleaceae. Flora Hawaiiensis, book 5.

Eichler, A. W. 1868. Oleaceae. In: Martius, C. (ed.) Fl. Bras. 6(1): 300-322, t. 83-85.

Endlicher, S. 1938. Oleaceae. Genera Plantarum 8: 571-574.

Feinbrun-Dothan, N. (ed.) 1978. Oleaceae. Flora Palaestina 3: 13-17. Jerusalem Academic Press.

Forbes, F. B. & Hemsley, W. B. 1889. Oleaceae. In: An enumeration of all the plants known from China Proper, Formosa, Hainan, Corea, the Luchu Archipelago, and the Island of Hongkong, together with their distribution and synonymy. J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 26(173): 78-93.

Gilg, E. & Schellenberg, G. 1914. Oleaceae Africanae. Bot. Jahrb. 51: 64-103.

Green, P. S. 1995. Oleaceae. In: Stannard, B. L., Flora of the Pico das Almas: 524.

Green, P. S. 1963. Oleaceae. In: Hepper, F. N. (ed.) Flora of west tropical Africa 2, ed. 2: 47-51.

Green, P. S. 1988. Oleaceae. In: Dassanayake, M.D. & F.R. Fosberg, A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon 6: 254-271.

Green, P. S. 1991. Notes on Oleaceae from Flora Mesoamericana. Kew Bull. 46(2): 273-276.

Green, P. S. 1993. Oleaceae. Flora of Australia 50: 375-376.

Green, P. S. 1994. Oleaceae. Flora of Australia 49: 327-334.

Green, P. S. 1998. Oleaceae. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie 22: 25-75.

Green, P. S. 2003. Synopsis of the Oleaceae from the Indian Sub-Continent. Kew Bulletin 58(2): 257-295.

Green, P. S. 2004. Oleaceae. In: Kubitzki, K. (ed.) The families and genera of vascular plants. Vol. 7 Lamiales (ed: Kadereit, J. W.). Springer, Heidelberg.

Greuter, W. & Burdet, H. M. & Long, G. 1989. Med Checklist 4, Dicotyledones (Lauraceae-Rhamnaceae), pp. 246-249.

Grisebach, A. H. G. 1861. Oleaceae. Flora of the British West Indian Islands: 404-406.

Grohmann, F. 1974. Oleaceae. Flora of West Pakistan 59: 1-27.

Hara, H. 1982. Oleaceae. In: Hara, H. & Chater, A. O. & Williams, L. H. J. (eds.), An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal 3: 79-82. Trustees of British Museum, London.

Heller, D. & Heyn, C. C. 1986. Oleaceae. In: Conspectus Florae Orientalis - an annotated catalogue of the Flora of the Middle East, Fasc. 3: 18-20.

Hutchinson, J. & Dalziel, J. M. 1931. Oleaceae. In: Flora of west tropical Africa 2(1) ed. 1: 25-28.

Johnson, L. A. S. 1957. A review of the family Oleaceae. Contrib. from the N. S. W. National herbarium 2(6): 395-418.

Kiew, R. 1989. Oleaceae. In: Phil, D. (ed.) Tree flora of Malaya 4: 285-292.

Knoblauch, E. 1893. Oleaceae africanae. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 17: 527-539.

Knoblauch, E. 1895. Oleaceae. In: Engler, A. (ed.), Nat. Pflanzenfam. IV, 2: 1-16.

Knoblauch, E. 1895. Zur Kenntnis einiger Oleaceen-Genera. Bot. Centralbl. 61: 81-87, 129-136.

Knoblauch, E. 1932. Oleaceae, pp. 673-675. In: Mildbraed, Neue und seltene Arten, etc. Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 646-687.

Knoblauch, E. 1934. Neue und seltene Oleaceen aus dem Tropischen Afrika, Neu-Guinea, China und Indo-China. Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 1027-1031.

Kobuski, C. E. 1940. The Oleaceae of New Guinea collected by L. J. Brass. J. Arnold Arb. 21: 328-335.

Kupicha, F. K. 1983. Oleaceae. Flora Zambesiaca 7(1): 300-327.

Lee, Shun-Ching. 1935. Oleaceae. In: Forest botany of China, pp. 914-928. The Commercial Press Ltd., Shanghai, China.

Li, Hui-lin 1978. Oleaceae. Flora of Taiwan 4: 133-150.

Liben, L. 1973. Oleaceae. In: Flore D’Afrique Centrale (Zaire-Rwanda-Burundi). Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.

Lingelsheim, A. 1927. Oleaceae. Nova Guinea 14: 329-331.

MacBride, J. F. 1959. Oleaceae. In: Flora of Peru. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. ser. 13(5): 235-239.

Munz, P. A. 1974. Oleaceae. A flora of Southern California, pp. 586-589. University of California Press.

Murray, E. 1968. Oleaceae. In: Rechinger, K. H. (ed.) Flora Iranica 52: 1-11.

Nakai, T. 1921. Oleaceae. Flora Sylvatica Koreana 10: 13-61.

Palmer, E. & Pitman, N. 1972. The Olive Family (Oleaceae). In: Trees of Southern Africa 3: 1812-1835. Balkema, Cape Town.

Perrier de la Bâthie, H. 1949. Révision des Oléacées de Madagascar et des Comores. Mém. Inst. Sci. Madagascar, sér B, Biol. Vég. 2: 275-310.

Perrier de la Bâthie, H. 1951. Notes biologiques sur les Oléacées de Madagascar et des Comores. Mém. Inst. Sci. Madagascar, sér B, Biol. Vég. 3: 175-186.

Perrier de la Bâthie, H. 1952. Oléacees (Oleaceae) In: Humbert, H. (ed.) Flore de Madagascar et des Comores, pp. 1-89.

Phillips, E. P. 1951. Oleaceae. In: The genera of South African Flowering Plants. 2nd edition. Botanical Survey Memoir No. 25: 571-573. Dept. of Agriculture, Division of Botany and Plant Pathology, Pretoria.

Ridley, H. N. (ed.) 1923. Oleaceae. Flora of the Malay Peninsula 2: 310-320.

Sargent, C. S. 1949. Oleaceae. In: Manual of the trees of North America (exclusive of Mexico), vol. 2: 832-858.

Scoggan, H. J. (ed.) 1979. Oleaceae. In: The flora of Canada, Part 4, Dicotyledonae (Loasaceae to Compositae), pp. 1231-1233.

Shreve, F. & Wiggins, I. L. 1964. Oleaceae. In: Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert 2: 1085-1090. Stanford University Press, California.

Srivastava, S. K. 1987. Oleaceae in Himalaya (India). J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 9(1): 187-192.

Srivastava, S. K. & Kapoor, S. L. 1987. Notes on conservation status of taxa of Indian Oleaceae. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 9(1): 173-178.

Srivastava, S. K. 1991. Olive family (Oleaceae) in Madhya Pradesh. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. India, sect. B (Biol. Sci.) 61(2): 195-203.

Standley, P. C. 1924. Oleaceae. In: Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contributions from the US National Herbarium 23 (24): 1132-1141.

Steyermark, J. 1981. Oleaceae. In: Flora of Missouri, pp. 1178-1183. Iowa State University Press.

Ståhl, B. 1991. Oleaceae. In: Harling, G. & Andersson, L. (eds.) Flora of Ecuador 43: 47-56.

Takhtajan, A. 1997. Superorder Oleanae Takhtajan. In: Diversity and classification of flowering plants. Columbia University Press, New York.

Thonner, F. 1915 (reprint 1962). Oleaceae. In: Flowering plants of Africa: 425-426.

Turland, N. J. 1994. Oleaceae. In: Press, J. R. & Short, M. J. (eds.) Flora of Madeira, pp. 255-257.

Turrill, W. B. 1952. Oleaceae. In: Turrill, W. B. & Milne-Redhead, E. (eds.) Flora of tropical east Africa. Crown Agents of the Colonies, London.

Vasilev, V. N. 1967. Oleaceae. In: Shishkin, B. K. & Bobrov, E. G. (eds.) Flora of the U.S.S.R. 18: 356-387.

Verdoorn, I. C. 1956. The Oleaceae of Southern Africa. Bothalia 6(3): 549-639.

Verdoorn, I. C. 1963. Oleaceae. In: Dyer, R. A., Codd, L. E. & Rycroft, H. B. (Hrsg.), Flora of Southern Africa 26: 100-128. The Government Printer, Pretoria.

Wagner, W. L. & Herbst, D. R. & Sohmer, S. H. 1990. Oleaceae. In: Manual of the flowering plants of Hawaii 2: 990-994. Bishop Museum Press, University of Hawaii.

Wallander, E. & Albert, V. A. 2000. Phylogeny and classification of Oleaceae based on rps16 and trnL-F sequence data. American Journal of Botany 87(12): 1827-1841. [PDF]

Wiggins, L. 1980. Oleaceae. In: Flora of Baja California, pp. 443-445. Stanford University Press.

Wilson, K. A. & Wood, C. E. 1959. The genera of Oleaceae in the southeastern United Staes. J. Arnold Arb. 40: 369-384.

Yaltirik, F. 1978. Oleaceae. In: Davis, P. H. (ed.), Flora of Turkey 6: 145-158. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.

Yamazaki, T. 1993. Oleaceae. In: Iwatsuki et al. (eds.) Flora of Japan, vol. IIIa, pp. 122-135.