Summary: Phytologia (April 2009) 91(1)244
GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN HESPEROCYPARIS
(CUPRESSUS) ARIZONICA AND H. GLABRA:
Robert P. Adams
Biology Department, Baylor University, Box 727, Gruver, TX, 79040
Jim A. Bartel
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Carlsbad Fish and Wildlife Office
6010 Hidden Valley Road, Suite 101
Carlsbad, CA 92011-4213
RAPDs were analyzed from five Hesperocyparis
(=Cupressus) arizonica and three H. glabra populations. This analysis
supports the continued recognition of these taxa at the specific level.
Phytologia 91(2): 244-250 (August, 2009).
KEY WORDS: Hesperocyparis (=Cupressus) arizonica, H. glabra,
RAPDs, geographic variation, taxonomy.
Hesperocyparis (= Cupressus) arizonica (Greene) Bartel and
H. glabra (Sudw.) Bartel are two closely related taxa that have a