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Botany 2001
"Plants and People"

August 12 - 16, 2001
Albuquerque Convention Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Monday Morning, August 13, 2001


12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Hyatt, Fiesta 1-2
LUNCHEON: AFS (Ticketed Event)

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM ACC, 111-Cimarron

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: ABLS / Bryological Section, BSA - A. J. Sharp student presentations

Presiding: FRANK BUNGARTZ, Department of Plant Biology, Arizona State University, P. O. Box 871601, Tempe, AZ 85287-1601. Tele: 480-965-7133, E-mail:

1:00 13-1 BONINE, MARY L.* and LLOYD R. STARK. University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Growth and gametangial maturation in the desert moss, Syntrichia caninervis.

1:15 13-2 WALL, DENNIS P. University of California, Berkeley. Population structure and patterns of island radiation in the paleotropic endemic moss, Mitthyridium: insights from a rapidly evolving nulcear gene, gylceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase (gpd).

1:30 13-3 HAX, NEVA P.* and BERNARD GOFFINET. University of Connecticut, Storrs. Systematic inferences in Bryoxiphium based on morphological and molecular characters.

1:45 13-4 YIP, KWOK LEUNG. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. A revision of the genus Pleuridium (Ditrichaceae, Musci).

2:00 BREAK

Presiding: MARY L. BONINE, Department of Biology, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 454004, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4004. Tele: 702-895-3853, E-mail:

2:15 13-5 SELF, SHERRY L.* and BARBARA J. CRANDALL-STOTLER. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. The systematic status of Pellia ×appalachiana.

2:30 13-6 SCHUETTE, SCOTT W. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Morphology of the simple thalloid liverwort Jensenia Lindb. (Pallaviciniaceae).

2:45 13-7 KOBIYAMA, YUKI. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Diversity of central strand structure in the Metzgeriidae.

3:00 13-8 DAVIS, CHRISTINE. Duke University, Durham, NC. Molecular identification of endophytic Xylariaceae (Ascomycota) from Jamaican species of Bazzania (Lepidoziaceae: Jungermanniopsida).

3:15 13-9 BUNGARTZ, FRANK* and THOMAS H. NASH III. Arizona State University, Tempe. Is Buellia subalbula (Nyl.) Müll. Arg. a "Diplotomma" with one-septate ascospores?

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM ACC, 101-Brazos

SYMPOSIUM: ASPT / Systematics Section, BSA – Linnaean taxonomy: a viable system for the new millennium?

Organized by: JERROLD I. DAVIS, L. H. Bailey Hortorium, 467 Mann Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853. Tele: 607-255-7980, E-mail:

Presiding: JERROLD I DAVIS, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

1:00 14-1 DAVIS, JERROLD I. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Introduction.

1:15 14-2 Schuh, Randall T. American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY. The Linnaean system and its 250 year persistence.

1:45 14-3 MOORE, GERRY. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, NY. Should taxon names be defined?

2:15 14-4 Barrie, Fred R. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis. Type-basis nomenclature: a precise and simple system of naming taxa.

2:45 BREAK

3:00 14-5 Janovec, John P.1*, Lynn G. Clark2, and Scott A. Mori1. 1New York Botanical Garden, Bronx; 2Iowa State University, Ames. Monographs, floras, classification, and the consumer.

3:30 14-6 Gandolfo, MARIA A. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Fossils and the Linnaean system of nomenclature.

4:00 14-7 Nixon, KEVIN C. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. The phylocode is fatally flawed and the current Botanical Code can be easily fixed.


1:00 PM - 5:00 PM ACC, 205-San Miguel

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: ASPT / IOPB / Systematics Section, BSA – Molecular characters in phylogenetic analysis, Rare species and conservation genetics

Presiding: NELSON D. YOUNG, Department of Biology, Trinity University, 715 Stadium Drive, San Antonio, TX 78212. Tele: 210-999-7236, E-mail:

1:00 15-1 JANSEN, ROBERT K.1*, DAVID BADER2, BERNARD M. E. MORET2, LINDA A. RAUBESON3, LI-SAN WANG1, TANDY WARNOW1, and STACIA WYMAN1. 1University of Texas, Austin; 2University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; 3Central Washington University, Ellensburg. New approaches for using gene order data in phylogeny reconstruction.

1:15 15-2 Moret, Bernard M. E.1*, David A. Bader1, Tandy Warnow2, Stacia K. Wyman2, and Mi Yan1. 1University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; 2University of Texas, Austin. GRAPPA: a high-performance computational tool for phylogeny reconstruction from gene-order data.

1:30 15-3 Raubeson, Linda A.1*, David Bader2, Bernard M. E. Moret2, Li-San Wang3, Tandy Warnow3, and Stacia K. Wyman3. 1Central Washington University, Ellensburg; 2University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; 3University of Texas, Austin. Inferring phylogenies of photosynthetic organisms from chloroplast gene orders.

1:45 15-4 Freudenstein, John V.* and Mark P. Simmons. The Ohio State University, Columbus. Artifacts of coding amino acids and other composite characters for phylogenetic analysis.

2:00 15-5 Simmons, Mark P.1*, Helga Ochoterena2, and John V. Freudenstein1. 1The Ohio State University, Columbus; 2Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Mexico D.F.. Amino acid vs. nucleotide characters: challenging preconceived notions.

2:15 15-6 Lara-CabrerA, Sabina, Celeste Raker, and David M. SpooneR.* USDA, Agricultural Research Service, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Utility of microsatellites in wild potatoes.

2:30 15-7 Young, Nelson D.* and John Healy. Trinity University, San Antonio, TX. Incorporating indels as characters in phylogeny and the search for the best multiple sequence alignment.

2:45 15-8 Randle, Christopher P.*, Mark P. Simmons, John V. Freudenstein, and John W. Wenzel. The Ohio State University, Columbus. Limitations of Relative Apparent Synapomorphy Analysis (RASA) for measuring phylogenetic signal.

3:00 BREAK

3:15 15-9 Vanderpool, Staria S.* and Linh V. Hoang. Arkansas State University, State University. Genetic variation among populations of Solidago riddellii (Asteraceae): an uncommon species with a wide range.

3:30 15-10 Slotta, Tracey A. Bodo* and DuncaN M. Porter. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg. Population genetics in Iliamna using ISSRs.

3:45 15-11 Bateman, Richard M.1*, Peter M. Hollingsworth2, Jane Squirrell2, James H. Dickson3, and Mark Tebbitt4. 1Natural History Museum, London United Kingdom; 2Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 3Glasgow University, United Kingdom; 4Brooklyn Botanic Garden, NY. Population genetic structure, phylogeny, and breeding system in Epipactis (Orchidaceae: Neottieae).

4:00 15-12 Bogler, David1,2*, Alexandra Marraccini1, and Javier Francisco-Ortega1,2. 1Fairchild Tropical Garden, Miami, FL; 2Florida International University, Miami. Conservation genetics of Microcycas calocoma, a rare cycad endemic to Cuba: preliminary data from RAPD and AFLP markers.

4:15 15-13 Wolfe, Andrea D.1*, Rebecca Reiland1, Christopher P. Randle1, Frank J. SmitH2, and Paul G. Wolf3. 1The Ohio State University, Columbus; 2Western Ecological Services, Inc.; 3Utah State University, Logan. Conservation genetics of Penstemon bicolor ssp. bicolor.

4:30 15-14 Lutz, Andrew W. and Andrea D. Wolfe.* The Ohio State University, Columbus. Genetic diversity on the endemic Penstemon caryi Pennell using ISSR markers.

4:45 15-15 Sapozhnikova-Boyle, Tatiana G. Sustainable Ecosystems Institute, Portland, OR. Rare plant species on the Russian Far East.

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM ACC, 107-Aztec

SYMPOSIUM: Ecological Section, BSA – Plasticity of integrated phenotypes

Organized by: KATHERINE A. PRESTON, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. Tele: 650-723-6526, E-mail:; and THEODORE G. WONG, School of Computational Science and Information Technology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306. E-mail:

Presiding: KATHERINE A. PRESTON, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

1:00 16-1 PRESTON, KATHERINE A. Stanford University, Stanford, CA. Plasticity in integrated phenotypes: a conceptual overview.

1:30 16-2 SANDQUIST, DARREN. California State University, Fullerton. Integrated physiological, morphological and phenological responses to drought associated with "adaptive" leaf pubescence in a desert perennial shrub.

2:00 16-3 WINN, ALICE A.* and K. S. MORIUCHI. Florida State University, Tallahassee. Integration of plastic responses of leaves and flowers to seasonal environmental variation in a perennial violet.

2:30 BREAK

3:00 16-4 WONG, THEODORE G. Florida State University, Tallahassee. Architectural integration of traits and plasticity in simulated plants.

3:30 16-5 BONSER, STEPHEN P.* and MONICA A. GEBER. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Growth form controls developmental and morphological responses to light quality in two annual plant species.

4:00 16-6 WEINIG, CYNTHIA* and JOHANNA SCHMITT. Brown University, Providence, RI. Constraints on the evolution of plasticity: insights from molecular marker-based linkage mapping.


1:00 PM - 2:15 PM ACC, 207-Ruidoso

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Paleobotanical Section, BSA – Early land biota, paleobotany of New Mexico

Presiding: BRIAN AXSMITH, Department of Biological Sciences (LSCB 124), University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36688. Tele: 334-460-7528, E-mail:

1:00 17-1 TAYLOR, WILSON A. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Assessing the earliest putative land plant remains - Cambrian cryptospores.

1:15 17-2 TAYLOR, THOMAS1*, HAGEN HASS2, HANS KERP2, and MICHAEL KRINGS2. 1University of Kansas, Lawrence; 2Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany. Ascomycetes in the Rhynie chert.

1:30 17-3 KNAUS, M. JANE1* and SPENCER G. LUCAS2. 1Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos; 2New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque. Upper Paleozoic floras of New Mexico.

1:45 17-4 LUCAS, SPENCER G. New Mexico Museum of Natural History, Albuquerque. Upper Triassic megafossil plant biostratigraphy, Chinle Group, western United States.

2:00 17-5 BOUCHER, LISA D. University of Nebraska-Omaha. Cuticular features in Late Cretaceous floras from northwestern New Mexico.

1:30 PM - 4:45 PM ACC, 215-Mesilla

SYMPOSIUM: IOPB –Origin and biology of desert flora

Organized by: TIMOTHY K. LOWREY, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131. Tele: 505-277-2604, E-mail:

Presiding: TIMOTHY K. LOWREY, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

1:30 18-1 CROZIER, BONNIE* and ROBERT K. JANSEN. University of Texas, Austin. Historical relationships in the American desert plant family Cactaceae.

2:00 18-2 LEWIS, LOUISE A.. University of Connecticut, Storrs. Green algae of desert microbiotic crusts: survey of North American taxa.

2:30 18-3 LANDRUM, VIC. Washburn University, Topeka, KS. Four families and 40 million years of evolution and adaptation to xeric environments.

3:00 BREAK

3:15 18-4 MULDAVIN, ESTEBAN H. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Some floristic characteristics of the northern Chihuahuan Desert: a search for its northern boundary.

3:45 18-5 VERBOOM, G. ANTHONY*, WILLIAM D. STOCK, and H. PETER LINDER. University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa. Phylogenetics of the Cape grass genus Ehrharta (Ehrharteae): evidence for diversification in a summer-arid system.


1:30 PM - 4:00 PM ACC, 103-Galisteo

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Developmental and Structural Section, BSA – Fertilization, embryos, endosperm, and developmental genetics

Presiding: MICHAEL ZANIS, Washington State University, School of Biological Sciences, Pullman, WA 99164-4236. Tele: 509-335-4798, E-mail:

1:30 19-1 TIAN, HUI-QIAO1, 2, TONG YUAN1, and SCOTT D. RUSSELL1.* 1University of Oklahoma, Norman; 2Xiamen University, Fujian, P.R. CHINA. Relationship between double fertilization and the cell cycle in male and female gametes of tobacco.

1:45 19-2 NGUYEN, HONG*, ROY C. BROWN, and BETTY E. LEMMON. University of Louisiana, Lafayette. Cytoskeletal patterns in endosperm development of Coronopus didymus (Brassicaceae).

2:00 19-3 WILLIAMS, JOSEPH H. JR.* and W. E. FRIEDMAN. University of Colorado, Boulder. Double fertilization and diploid endosperm in basal angiosperms?

2:15 19-4 LARSON, TROY and PHILIP J. VILLANI.* Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. The effects of thidiazuron on the release of foliar embryos in Bryophyllum calycinum.

2:30 19-5 GHOSH, NABARUN1*, A. CHATTERJEE2, and DON W. SMITH3. 1West Texas A & M University, Canyon; 2University of Calcutta, India; 3University of North Texas, Denton. Albizia lebbeck Benth.: In Vitro regeneration via embryogenesis, karyotypic analysis and SEM studies.

2:45 BREAK

3:00 19-6 DOUST, ANDREW N* and ELIZABETH A KELLOGG. University of Missouri, St Louis. Integrating phylogeny, developmental morphology and genetics: a case study of inflorescence evolution in the ‘bristle grass’ clade (Panicoideae; Poaceae).

3:15 19-7 LITT, AMY* and VIVIAN IRISH. Yale University, New Haven, CT. The A of the ABC model: phylogeny of the AP1-like gene family.

3:30 19-8 ZANIS, MICHAEL J. 1*, DOUGLAS E. SOLTIS2, and PAMELA S. SOLTIS2. 1Washington State University, Pullman; 2University of Florida, Gainesville. Isolation and characterization of floral MADS Box genes from Nuphar and Illicium.

3:45 19-9 ALBERT, VICTOR A. 1* and RICHARD W. JOBSON1, 2. 1The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; 2The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Relaxed structural constraints in Utricularia (Lentibulariaceae): a possible basis in one or few genes regulating polar auxin transport.

1:30 PM - 3:45 PM ACC, 201-La Cienega

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Genetics Section, BSA – Molecular evolution and genetics

Presiding: PAUL S. MANOS, Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708. Tel: 919-660-7358, E-mail:

1:30 20-1 LEE, JUNGHO* and J. R. MANHART. Texas A&M University, College Station. Transition from aquatic algae to land plants - phylogenomic evidences.

1:45 20-2 CANNON, CHARLES H.1,2*; and PAUL S. MANOS1. 1Duke University, Durham, NC and 2University of Malaysia, Sarawak. The molecular phylogeny of Lithocarpus (Fagaceae): limited migration and ancient persistence.

2:00 20-3 Raina, S. N. University of Delhi, Delhi, India. Genome organization and evolution in peanut (Arachis hypogaea) cultivars and its related wild species inferred from molecular DNA marker and molecular cytogenetic analysis.

2:15 20-4 AINOUCHE, LILY M.1*; ALEX BAUMEL1; RANDALL J. BAYER2; RUSLAN KALENDAR3; and ALAN SCHULMAN3. 1University of Rennes 1, France, 2CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia and 3University of Helsinki, Finland. Hybridization, speciation and genome evolution in European Spartines (Poaceae).

2:30 BREAK

2:45 20-5 GROSS, BRIANA L.1*; ANDREA E. SCHWARZBACH2; and LOREN H. RIESEBERG3. 1Willamette University, Salem OR, 2Kent State University, OH, 3Indiana University, Bloomington. Potential multiple origins for Helianthus deserticola, a diploid hybrid species.

3:00 20-6 WHITKUS, RICHARD1*; HAHN DOAN2; VINCENT WENG3; and TIMOTHY LOWRY4. 1Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA, 2University of California, Los Angeles, 3University of California, Riverside and 4University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. A QTL analysis of intersectional differences in Hawaiian Tetramolopium (Asteraceae).

3:15 20-7 DOYLE, JEFF J.1*; RAYMOND H. MAK1; JASON T. RAUSCHER1; and JULIE M. VOGEL2. 1Cornell University, Ithaca, NY and 2DuPont Agricultural Biotechnology, Newark, DE. The evolution of gene expression in a wild soybean polyploids complex: conventional and genomics approaches.

3:30 20-8 RIESEBERG, LOREN H.* and JOHN BURKE. Indiana University, Bloomington. The biological reality of species: gene flow, selection, and collective evolution.

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM ACC, 113-Dona Ana

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Physiological Section, BSA –

Presiding: BRUCE N. SMITH, Department of Botany and Range Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602. Tele: 801-378-4885, E-mail:

1:30 21-1 OLSON, AARON. Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. Metabolic pathways of oats.

1:45 21-2 GREAVER, TARA LIN. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL. The effects of reflected light on the anatomy and photosynthesis of Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R. BR. (Convolvulaceae), a tropical sand dune vine.

2:00 21-3 SMITH, BRUCE N. Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. Differences in temperature dependence of respiration among subspecies and hybrid populations of big sagebrush: nature vs. nurture.

2:15 21-4 BUCK, MEGHAN*, ROBERT REINSVOLD, GERRY SAUNDERS, and TERESA HINZ. University of Northern Colorado, Greeley. Effects of magnesium chloride on Pinus contorta seedlings.

2:30 21-5 MOHAMED, SALEH M. National Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt. Endoproteases in Sorghum bicolor (Cv. Giza 10) during germination.

2:45 21-6 FOLLOSCO, MINDA P. De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines. Clonal propagation of Tectona philippinensis Bentham et Hooker f. ex Merrill of family Verbenaceae.

2:00 PM - 4:15 PM ACC, 209-Pecos

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: AFS / Pteridological Section, BSA –

Presiding: KATHLEEN M. PRYER, Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708. Tele: 919-684-5828, E-mail:

2:00 22-1 SMITH, ALAN R.* and RAYMOND B. CRANFILL. University of California, Berkeley. Intrafamilial relationships of the thelypteroid ferns (Thelypteridaceae).

2:15 22-2 SKOG, JUDITH E.1*, JOHN T. MICKEL2, ROBBIN MORAN2, and ELIZABETH A. ZIMMER3. 1George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 2New York Botanical Garden, Bronx and 3Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Phylogeny of the fern genus Elaphoglossum based on two chloroplast genes.

2:30 22-3 GEIGER, JENNIFER M. O. 1*, TOM. A. RANKER1, and DANIEL. D. PALMER2. 1University of Colorado, Boulder and 2Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI. Phylogenetic systematics and biogeography of Hawaiian Dryopteris (Dryopteridaceae).

2:45 22-4 NAKAZATO, TAKUYA* and GERALD J. GASTONY. Indiana University, Bloomington. Molecular phylogenetics of Anogramma species and related genera (Pteridaceae: Taenitidoideae).

3:00 BREAK

3:15 22-5 RANKER, T. A. 1, J. M. GEIGER1*, S. C. KENNEDY1, A. R. SMITH2, C. H. HAUFLER3, and B. A. PARRIS4. 1University of Colorado, Boulder, 2University of California, Berkeley, 3University of Kansas, Lawrence, 4Fern Research Foundation, New Zealand. Phylogenetic systematics of the Hawaiian endemic genus Adenophorus (Grammitidaceae).

3:30 22-6 HAUFLER, CHRISTOPHER H.1*, ALAN R. SMITH2, HARALD SCHNEIDER2, TERRI HILDEBRAND1, RAY CRANFILL2, and TOM A. RANKER3. 1University of Kansas, Lawrence, 2University of California, Berkeley, 3University of Colorado, Boulder. Polypodium redefined: morphology, biogeography, and DNA sequences provide clues to lineages.

3:45 22-7 GREER, GARY K.* and DORTHY CURRY. West Virginia State College, Institute, WV. Pheromonal interactions among cordate gametophytes of the lady fern, Athyrium filix-femina.

4:00 22-8 AMOROSO, CECILIA BELTRAN* and VICTOR B. AMOROSO. Central Mindanao University, Musuan, Bukidnon, Philippines. Micropropagation and plantlet production of the endangered and endemic giant staghorn fern of the Philippines (Platycerium grande (Fée) Presl.).

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM ACC, 203-Tijeras

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Phytochemical Section BSA – Phytochemistry

Presiding: Susan S. Martin, USDA-ARS, 1701 Central Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80526. Tele: 303-498-4212; E-mail:

3:00 23-1 PALMER, REID G.*; A. H. D. BROWN; MARVIN P. SCOTT; and HARRY T. HORNER. USDA ARS CICGR, Ames, IA. A survey of wild perennial Glycine species to assess nectar production, composition and floral morphology.

3:15 23-2 JOHNSON, EMANUEL L.*; WALTER F. SCHMIDT; STEPHEN D. EMCHE; MAGDI M. MOSSOBA; and STEPHEN M. MUSSER. USDA ARS ACSL BARC-W, Beltsville, MD. Kaempferol rhamnoside, a new flavonol from Amazonian coca (E. c. var. ipadu).

3:30 23-3 MARTIN, SUSAN S. USDA-ARS, Fort Collins, CO. Late season accumulation of sucrose and oligosaccharides in sugarbeet (Beta vulgaris).

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM ACC, 111-Cimarron

PRESENTATION: ABLS / Bryological Section, BSA – Graduate opportunities in bryology

Presiding: WILLIAM R. BUCK, Institute of Systematic Botany, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458-5126. Tele: 718-817-8624, E-mail:

At this session there will be short oral presentations by professional bryologists on their graduate programs in bryology. Students will then be able to ask questions of the presenters and compare the different programs.

24-1 DUKE UNIVERSITY: Jonathan Shaw


24-3 NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN: David L. Lentz and William R. Buck

24-4 SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY: Barbara J. Crandall-Stotler




24-8 International Association of Bryologists Education Initiative: Angela E. Newton

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ACC, 201-La Cienega

Presiding: Jeri W. Higginbotham, Division of Natural Sciences, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY 40508-1797. Tele: 606-233-8241, Email:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ACC, 113-Dona Ana
BUSINESS MEETING: Phycological Section, BSA

Presiding: RICHARD M. MCCOURT, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Tele: 215-299-1157, E-mail:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ACC, 203-Tijeras
BUSINESS MEETING: Phytochemical Section, BSA

Presiding; James W. Wallace, Department of Biology, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 38723. Tele: 704-227-7244; E-Mail:

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM ACC, 209-Pecos
BUSINESS MEETING: Pteridological Section, BSA

Presiding: CHRISTOPHER H. HAUFLER, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045. Tele: 785-864-3255, E-mail:

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM ACC, 205-San Miguel
BUSINESS MEETING: ASPT / Systematics Section, BSA

Presiding: WALTER S. JUDD, Department of Botany, 220 Bartram Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611. Tele: 352-392-5135, E-mail:

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM ACC, 111-Cimarron
MEETING: Bryophyte Flora of North America

Presiding: RICHARD H. ZANDER, Clinton Herbarium, Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14211-1293. Tele: 716-895-5200 x 351, E-mail:


5:30 PM - 7:30 PM ACC, 103-Galisteo
MIXER AND BUSINESS MEETING: Developmental and Structural Section, BSA

Presiding: JEAN M. GERRATH, Department of Biology, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0421. Tele: 319-273-7152, E-mail:

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Hyatt, Enchantment A-B
RECEPTION / MIXER: IOPB (Ticketed event)

Presiding: KONRAD BACHMANN, Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung, IPK Gatersleben, D-06466 Gatersleben, Germany. Tele: +49-39482-5465, E-Mail:

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM New Mexico Museum of Natural History
MIXER: Paleobotanical Section, BSA

6:30 PM - 10:00 PM New Mexico Museum of Natural History
: Paleobotanical Section, BSA (Ticketed Event)

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hyatt, Enchantment A-B
RECEPTION: Flora of North America

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