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World Checklist and Bibliography of Campanulaceae

The bellflower Family Campanulaceae is found throughout the world, and includes a large number of species important in ornamental horticulture. For the past quarter century, Dr. Thomas Lammers has devoted his professional career to a better understanding of its relationships, classification, distribution, and evolution. In this volume, he provides a thorough accounting of the family, the first to be published since 1839. Eighty-four genera are recognized, encompassing 2319 species, 391 subspecies, and 27 named hybrids; another 8135 names are treated as synonyms. For each recognized species, subspecies, or hybrid, information is provided on its geographic distribution, life-form, and chromosome number. All this is fully documented by an encyclopaedic bibliography. As such, it is the ultimate resource from which to begin any inquiry into the family and its members.

685 pages | 8 1/4 x 11 1/2 | © 2007

Biological Sciences: Botany

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Table of Contents



Aims and scope



Geographical distribution












North America

South America


Adenophora, Aikinia, Annaea, Apetahia, Astrocodon, Asyneuma, Asyneumopsis, Azorina

Baclea, Benaurea, Berenice, Bolelia, Brachycodon, Brachycodonia, Brighamia, Burmeistera, Byrsanthes

Calcaratolobelia, Campanopsis, Campanula, Campanulastrum, Campanumoea, Campylocera, Campylosiphon, Canarina, Canonanthus, Cardinalis, Cenekia, Centropogon, Cephalostigma, Cervicina, Chrysangia, Clermontia, Clintonia, Codiphus, Codonopsis, Colensoa, Concilium, Craterocapsa, Cremochilus, Cryptocodon, Cyananthus, Cyanea, Cyclochodon, Cylindrocarpa, Cyphia, Cyphiella, Cyphocarpus, Cyphopsis, Cyrandroidea

Decaprisma, Delissea, Dialypetalum, Diastatea, Dielsantha, Diosphaera, Dobrowskya, Dominella, Dortmanna, Downingia, Dysmicodon

Echinocodon, Echinodonia, Edraianthus, Enchysia, Erinia, Euhaynaldia, Euregelia

Favratia, Fedorovia, Feeria, Floerkea

Gadellia, Galeatella, Githopsis, Glosocomia, Grammatotheca, Gunillaea, Gynampsis

Halacsyella, Hanabusaya, Haynaldia, Hecale, Hemisphaera, Heterochaenia, Heterocodon, Heterotoma, Hippobroma, Holostigma, Holostigmateia, Homocodon, Howellia, Hypsela, Hyssaria

Ireon, Isolobus, Isotoma

Jasione, Jasionella, Juchia

Keumkangsania, Kittelia

Laurentia, Legenere, Legousia, Leptocodon, Leptocodon, Lightfootia, Lobelia, Lobelia, Lobelia, Loreia, Lysipomia

Maccrochilus, Marianthemum, Mecoschistum, Medium, Medium, Merciera, Mezleria, Michauxia, Microcodon, Mindium, Monopsis, Muehlbergella, Musschia, Myopsia, Mzymtella

Namacodon, Nemacladus, Nenningia, Neocodon, Neowimmeria, Nesocodon, Numaeacampa

Ostrowskia, Ovilla

Palmerella, Parastranthus, Parishella, Pentagonia, Pentropis, Peracarpa, Pernetya, Petalostima, Petkovia, ,Petromarula, Phyllocharis, Physoplexis, Phyteuma, Piddingtonia, Pilorea, Playtcodon, Podanthum, Popoviocodonia, Porterella, Pratia, Prismatocarpus, Protoedrainanthus, Psuedocampanula, Pseudoemacladus


Rapunculus, Rapuntia, Rapuntium, Rhigiophyllum, Rhizocephalum, Rhynchopetalum, Roella, Rollandia, Rotantha, Roucela, Ruthiella

Sachokiella, Schultesia, Sclerotheca, Sergia, Sicyocodon, Siphocampylus, Siphocodon, Solenopsis, Specularia, Speirema, Streleskia, Symphyandra, Synotoma

Theilera, Theodorovia, Trachanthelium, Trachelioides, Tracheliopsis, Trachelium, Treichelia, Trematocarpus, Trematolobelia, Trimeris, Triodanis, Trochocodon, Tupa, Tylomium

Unigenes, Urumovia


Wahlenbergia, Weitenwebera, Wimmerella, Wittea


Summary of names of uncertain applications

Summary of excluded names

Summary of names based on fossils

Summary of named hybrids without legitimate name

Outline of a revised classification of the Campanulaceae

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