Project

eXQuis: Evolution of Chinese Hydrangea (Hydrangeaceae), with implications for conservation of biodiversity. (Xiu Qiu Shu is the Chinese term for Hydrangea)

Acronym
eXQuis
Duration
01 October 2010 → 30 September 2014
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • General biology
    • Plant biology
Keywords
phylogeny conservation morphology botany population genetics
 
Project description

Taxa within the genus Hydrangea are poorly understood. In this study, a combination of morphological and molecular observations will be used to gain new insights in these ambiguities. Furthermore, these insights will allow the construction of red lists for the genus Hydrangea.