Darmera Voss

Darmera is a monospecific genus, native to the western United States (Fortson Wells & Elvander 2009). Its single species, D. peltata (Torr. ex Benth.) Voss, is widely grown as an ornamental and has been recorded as an escape, also in Belgium.


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Gornall R.J. (1989) Anatomical evidence and the taxonomic position of Darmera (Saxifragaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 100(2): 173-182. [available online at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/230204253_Anatomical_evidence_a...
Schmid R. (1977) Hello Darmera, good-bye Peltiphyllum. Fremontia 5(2): 21-22.
Schmid R. & Turner M.D. (1977) Darmera, the correct name for Peltiphyllum (Saxifragaceae), and a new combination in Peltophyllum (Triuridaceae). Madrono 24(2): 68-74. [available online at: http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/47941752#page/84/mode/1up]
Soltis D.E. (1986) Karyotypic relationships among Astilboides, Bergenia, Darmera and Mukdenia and their implications for subtribal boundaries in Saxifrageae (Saxifragaceae). Canad. J. Bot. 64(3): 586-588.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith