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Webster publications in order by date:
1. Webster, G.L. 1950. Observations on the vegetation and summer flora of the Stockton Plateau in northeastern Terrell County, Texas. Texas J. Sci. 2: 234-242.
2. Webster, G.L. 1951. The Polynesian species of Myoporum. Pacific Sci. 5: 52-77.
3. Webster, G.L. 1952. A botanical excursion to the Sierra Maestra (Oriente Province), Cuba. Asa Gray Bulletin, new series 1: 137-143.
4. Webster, G.L. & R. Jervis. 1952. Botanizing in the Mountains of Iron, Oriente Province, Cuba. Asa Gray Bulletin, new series 1: 245-258.
5. Webster, G.L. & S. von Reis. 1952. The field course travelling through Texas. Asa Gray Bulletin, new series 1: 283-294.
6. Webster, G.L. 1955. Studies of the Euphorbiaceae, Phyllanthoidae. I. Taxonomic notes on the West Indian species of Phyllanthus. Contributions from the Gray Herbarium 176: 45-63.
7. Webster, G.L. 1956. Studies of the Euphorbiaceae, Phyllanthoidae. II. The American species of Phyllanthus. Described by Linnaeus. J. Arnold Arb. 37: 1-14.
8. Webster, G.L. 1956. A monographic study of the West Indian species of Phyllanthus. J. Arnold Arb. 37: 91-122.
9. Webster, G.L. 1956. A monographic study of the West Indian species of Phyllanthus: systematic treatment. J. Arnold Arb. 37: 340-357.
10. Webster, G.L. 1957. A monographic study of the West Indian species of Phyllanthus : subgenera Kirganelia, Cicca. J. Arnold Arb. 38: 51-79.
11. Webster, G.L. 1957. A monographic study of the West Indian species of Phyllanthus: subgenus Phyllanthus. J. Arnold Arb. 38: 170-198.
12. Webster, G.L. 1957. A monographic study of the West Indian species of Phyllanthus: section Phyllanthus: subgenera Eriococcus, Conami. J. Arnold Arb. 38: 295-373.
13. Webster, G.L. 1958. A monographic study of the West Indian species of Phyllanthus: subgenus Botryanthus, subgenus Xylophylla sections Williamia, Thamnocharis. J. Arnold Arb. 39: 49-100.
14. Webster, G.L. 1958. A monographic study of the West Indian species of Phyllanthus: subgenus Xylophylla sections Orbicularia, Omphacodes, Asterandra, Epistylium, Glyptothamnus, Hemiphyllanthus, Xylophilla. J. Arnold Arb. 39: 111-212.
15. Webster, G.L. 1959. The origin of the cultivated Xylophylla hybrid, Phyllanthus x elongatus. Brittonia 11: 177-182.
16. Webster, G.L. 1959. Margaritaria and Phyllanthus, in L.B. Smith and R.J. Downs, Resumo Preliminar das Euphorbiaceas de Santa Catarina. Sellowia 11: 164-170. (Do Not Have Permission to Post)
17. Webster, G.L. 1960. The status of Agyneia and Glochidion (Euphorbiaceae). Taxon 9: 25-26.
18. Webster, G.L. 1960. Supplement to a monographic study of the West Indian species of Phyllanthus. J. Arnold Arb. 41: 279-286.
19. Webster, G.L. 1961. The altitudinal limits of vascular plants. Ecology 42: 587-590. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
20. Webster, G.L. 1961. The Kriebel Herbarium at Purdue University. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Sciences 71: 233-234. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
21. Webster, G.L. & J.R. Ellis. 1962. Cytotaxonomic studies in the Euphorbiaceae subtribe Phyllanthinae. American Journal of Botany 49: 14-18.
22. Miller, K.I. & G.L. Webster. 1962. Systematic position of Cnidoscolus and Jatropha. Brittonia 14: 174-180.
23. Webster, G.L. & I. Miller. 1963. The genus Reverchonia (Euphorbiaceae). Rhodora 65: 193-207.
24. Webster, G.L. & E. Nasir. 1965. The vegetation and flora of the Hushe Valley. Pakistan Journal of Forestry 15: 201-234. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
25. Webster, G.L. 1965. A revision of the genus Meineckia (Euphorbiaceae). Acta Botanica Neerlandica 14: 323-365. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
26. Webster, G.L. 1966. The species of Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae) collected by Sessé and Moçiño. SIDA 2: 377-380.
27. Webster, G.L. 1966. A new species of Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae) from Central America. Brittonia 18: 336-342.
28. G.L. Webster & K.I. Miller. 1966. Chromosome numbers in the Euphorbiaceae. Brittonia 18: 372-379.
29. Webster, G. L. 1967. The genera of Euphorbiaceae in the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arb. 48: 303-430.
30. Miller, K. I. & G. L. Webster. 1967. A preliminary revision of Tragia (Euphorbiaceae) in the United States. Rhodora 69: 241-305.
31. Webster, G. L. 1967. Acidoton (Euphorbiaceae) in Central America. Ann. Missouri Botanical Gard. 54: 191.
32. Webster, G. L. 1967. A new species of Caperonia (Euphorbiaceae) from Panama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 54: 192.
33. Webster, G. L. 1967. Two neotropical taxa of Dalechampia (Euphorbiaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 54: 193-194.
34. Webster, G. L. 1967. A remarkable new Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae) from Central America. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 54: 194-198.
35. Webster, G. L. 1967. Notes on some American species of Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 54: 198-199.
36. Webster, G. L. 1967. A second species of Tetrorchidium (Euphorbiaceae) reported from Panama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 54: 199.
37. Webster, G. L. 1967. Bernardia and Cleidion in Panama. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 54: 200.
38. Webster, G. L. & D. Burch. 1968. Euphorbiaceae, in R.E. Wilson et al. (eds.), Flora of Panama, Part VI. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 54: 211-350.
39. Wood, C. E. & G. L. Webster. 1968. Tautonyms and confusion in the International Code. Taxon 17: 645-651.
40. Webster, G. L. 1970. A revision of Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae) in the continental United States. Brittonia 22: 44-76.
41. Webster, G. L. 1970. Phyllanthus, in DS Correll and MC Johnston, Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (Texas Research Foundation, Renner, TX), pp 925-928. Reprinted in 1979 as Vol 6, pp 925-928, by the University of Texas-Dallas (Richardson, TX). (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
42. Webster, G. L. 1970. Notes on Galapagos Euphorbiaceae. Madroño 20: 257-263.
43. Rupert, E. A., B. Dehgan & G. L. Webster. 1970. Experimental studies of relationships in the genus Jatropha. I. J. curcas x J. integerrima. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 97: 321-325.
44. Webster, G. L. & H.K. Airy Shaw. 1971. A provisional synopsis of the New Guinea taxa of Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae). Kew Bull. 26: 85-109. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
45. Webster, G. L. 1971. Euphorbiaceae [except Chamaesyce and Euphorbia], in I.L. Wiggins & D.M. Porter, Flora of the Galapagos Islands (Stanford U. Press, Palo Alto), pp 568-596. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
46. Rupert, E. A. & G. L. Webster. 1972. A procedure for staining pollen nuclei when obscured by cytoplasmic inclusions. Stain Technol. 47: 185-187. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
47. Webster, G. L. & B. D. Webster. 1972. The morphology and relationships of Dalechampia scandens. Am. J. Bot. 59: 573-586.
48. Webster, G. L. & E.A. Rupert. 1973. Phylogenetic significance of pollen nuclear number in the Euphorbiaceae. Evolution 27: 524-531. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
49. Webster, G. L., W.V. Brown & B.N. Smith. 1975. Systematics of photosynthetic carbon fixation pathways in Euphorbia. Taxon 24: 27-33.
50. Webster, G. L. 1975. Conspectus of a new classification of the Euphorbiaceae. Taxon 24: 593-601.
51. Urbatsch, L. E., J. D. Bacon, R. L. Hartman, M. C. Johnston, T. J. Watson, Jr. & G. L. Webster. 1975. Chromosome numbers for North American Euphorbiaceae. Amer. J. Bot. 62: 494-500.
52. Lynch, S. P. & G. L. Webster. 1975. A new technique of preparing pollen for scanning electron microscopy. Grana 15: 127-136. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
53. Webster, G. L. 1977. A new species of Drypetes (Euphorbiaceae) from Panama. Madroño 24: 65-68.
54. Webster, G. L., & L. J. Poveda. 1978. A phytogeographically significant new species of Jatropha (Euphorbiaceae) from Costa Rica. Brittonia 30: 265-270.
55. Webster, G. L. 1978. A new Mexican species of Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae) with Southern Hemisphere affinities. Rhodora 80: 570-574.
56. Dehgan, B. & G. L. Webster. 1978. Three new species of Jatropha (Euphorbiaceae) from Western Mexico. Madroño 25: 30-39.
57. Webster, G. L. 1979. Handbook for California Floristics (Botany Dept, Univ Calif, Davis), 86 pp. (Later editions 1981, 1982, & 1983). (Did not post)
58. Armbruster, W. S. & G. L. 1979. Webster. Pollination of two species of Dalechampia (Euphorbiaceae) in Mexico by Euglossine bees. Biotropica 11:278-283. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
59. Webster, G. L. & W. S. Armbruster. 1979. A new Euglossine-pollinated species of Dalechampia (Euphorbiaceae) from Mexico. Brittonia 31: 352-357.
60. Webster, G. L. 1979. A revision of Margaritaria (Euphorbiaceae). J. Arnold Arb. 60: 403-444.
61. Dehgan, B. & G. L. Webster. 1979. Morphology and infrageneric relationships of the genus Jatropha (Euphorbiacea). Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 74:1-73. (Univ. Calif., Berkeley).
62. Armbruster, W. S. & G. L. Webster. 1981. Sistemas de polinizacao de duas especies simpatricas de Dalechampia (Euphorbiaceae) no Amazonas, Brasil. Acta Amazonica 11: 13-17. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
63. Murphy, R. M., C. J. Bahre, M.C.T. Penedo & G. L. Webster. 1981. Foraging differences in cattle: Fecal analysis of three racial categories in a harsh environment. Behav. Genetics 11: 385-394. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
64. Webster, G. L. 1982. Systematic status of the genus Kleinodendron (Euphorbiaceae). Taxon 31: 535-539.
65. Armbruster, W. S. & G. L. Webster. 1982. Divergent pollination systems in sympatric species of South American Dalechampia (Euphorbiaceae). Amer. Midland Naturalist 108: 325-337. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
66. Webster, G. L. & W.S. Armbruster. 1982. An unusual new species of Dalechampia (Euphorbiaceae) from Surinam. System. Bot. 7: 484-488.
67. Webster, G. L., E. A. Rupert & D. Koutnik. 1982. Systematic significance of pollen nuclear number in Euphorbiaceae, tribe Euphorbieae. Am. J. Bot. 69: 407-415.
68. Webster, G. L. 1983. A botanical Gordian knot: The case of Ateramnus and Gymnanthes (Euphorbiaceae). Taxon 32: 304-305.
69. Hayden, W. J., W. T. Gillis, D. E. Stone, C. R. Broome & G. L. Webster. 1984. Systematics and palynology of Picrodendron: Further evidence for relationship with the Oldfieldioidae (Euphorbiaceae). J. Arnold Arb. 65: 105-127.
70. Webster, G. L. 1984. A revision of Flueggea (Euphorbiaceae). Allertonia 3: 259-312.
71. Webster, G. L. 1984. Jablonskia, a new genus of Euphorbiaceae from South America. System. Bot. 9: 229-235.
72. Webster, G. L. & G. R. Procter. 1984. A new species of Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae) from the Cayman Islands. Rhodora 86: 121-125.
73. Schmid, R., S. Carlquist & G. L. Webster. 1984. Systematic anatomy of Oceanopapaver, a monotypic genus of the Capparaceae from New Caledonia. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 89: 119-152. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
74. Webster, G. L. 1986. Irritant plants in the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae). Clinics in Dermatol. 4: 36-45. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
75. Webster, G. L., L. Gillespie & J. Starkmeyer. 1987. Systematics of Croizatia (Euphorbiaceae). System. Bot. 12: 1-8.
76. Webster, G. L. 1987. A new species of Jatropha (Euphorbiaceae) from Nicaragua. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 74: 117-120.
77. Webster, G. L. 1987. The saga of the spurges: A review of classification and relationships in the Euphorbiales. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 94: 3-46. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
78. Webster, G. L. 1988. (1986) A revision of Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae) in eastern Melanesia. Pacific Sci. 40: 88-105.
79. Webster, G. L. 1988. A new species of Croton (Euphorbiaceae) from Nicaragua. Madroño 35: 117-120.
80. Webster, G. L. & M. J. Huft. 1988. Revised sysnopsis of Panamanian Euphorbiaceae. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75: 1087-1144.
81. Webster, G. L. 1989. Three new species of Dalechampia (Euphorbiaceae) from Brazil. Brittonia 41:1-9.
82. Unander, D. W., G. L. Webster & B. S. Blumberg. 1990. Records of usage or assays in Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae). I. Subgenera Isocladus, Kirganelia, Cicca, and Emblica. J. Ethnopharmacol. 30: 233-264. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
83. Webster, G. L. & W. S. Armbruster. 1991. A synopsis of the neotropical species of Dalechampia (Euphorbiaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 105: 137-177. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
84. Unander, D. W., G. L. Webster & B. S. Blumberg. 1991. Uses and bioassays in Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae): A compilation. II. The subgenus Phyllanthus. J. Ethnopharmacol. 34: 97-133. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
85. Webster, G. L. & W. S. Armbruster. 1991. A new species of Dalechampia, subsection Triphyllae (Euphorbiaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 78: 255-258.
86. Webster, G. L. 1991. Euphorbiaceae, in DH Nicolson, Flora of Dominica, Part 2: Dicotyledonae. Smithsonian Contribs. Bot. 77. 79-89. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
87. Webster, G. L. & W. S. Armbruster. 1992. Revision of Astrocasia (Euphorbiaceae). System. Bot. 17: 311-323.
88. Webster, G. L. 1992. Realignments in American Croton (Euphorbiaceae). Novon 2: 269-273.
89. Unander, D. W., G. L. Webster & B. S. Blumberg. 1992. Usage and Bioassays in Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae): A compilaion. III. The subgenera Eriococcus, Conami, Gomphidium, Botryanthus, Xylophylla, and Phyllanthodendron, and a complete list of the species cited in the three-part series. J. Ethnopharmacol. 36: 103-112. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
90. Webster, GL. 1993. Euphorbiaceae, in JC Hickman (ed), The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California (Univ Calif Press, Berkeley), pp 567-577. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
91. Webster, G. L. 1993. A provisional sysnopsis of the sections of the genus Croton (Euphorbiaceae). Taxon 42: 793-823.
92. Webster, G. L. 1994. Systematics of the Euphorbiaceae: Introduction. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 81: 1-2.
93. Webster, G. L. 1994. Classification of the Euphorbiaceae. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 81: 3-32.
94. Webster, G. L. 1994. Synopsis of the genera and suprageneric taxa of the Euphorbiaceae. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 81: 33-144.
95. Webster, G. L. 1995. A new species of Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae) from Ceylon. Kew Bull. 50: 266. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
96. Webster, G. L. 1995. The panorama of neotropical cloud forests, in SP Churchill, H. Balslev, E Forero & JL Luteyn (eds), Biodiversity and Conversation of Neotropical Montane Forests (New York Botanical Garden Press), pp 53-77. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
97. Takahashi, M., J. W. Nowicke & G. L. Webster. 1995. A note on remarkable exines in Acalyphoideae (Euphorbiaceae). Grana 34: 282-290. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
98. Unander, D. W., G. L. Webster & B. S. Blumberg. 1995. Usage and Bioassays in Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae). IV. Clustering of antiviral uses and other effects. J. Ethnopharmacol. 45: 1-18. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
99. Webster, G. L., M. J. Del-Arco-Aguilar, & B. Smith. 1996. Systematic distribution of foliar trichomes types in Croton (Euphorbiaceae). Bot. J. Linnaean Soc. 121: 41-57. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
100. Webster, G. L., & L. C. Wheeler. 1997. Phyllanthus, in M. D. Dassanayake (ed.), A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon, 11: 206-235. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co., New Delhi. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
101. Nowicke, J.W., M. Takahashi, & G. L. Webster. 1998. Pollen morphology, exine structure and systematics of Acalyphoideae (Euphorbiaceae) Part I. Tribes Clutieae, Pereae, Cheiloseae, Erismantheae, Dicoelieae, Galearieae, and Ampereae. Review of Palaeobotany & Palynology 102: 115-152. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
102. Webster, G. L. 1999. Euphorbiaceae (various genera), in P.E. Berry, K. Yatskievych, & B.K. Holst (eds.), Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 5: 72-228. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
103. Webster, G. L. 1999. Euphorbiaceae. Pp. 455-468 in P.M. Jørgensen & S. León-Yánez (eds.), Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
104. Webster, G. L. 2001. Synopsis of Croton and Phyllanthus in western tropical Mexico. Contr. Univ. Michigan Herbarium 23: 353-388.
105. Webster, G. L. 2001. Euphorbiaceae. in W. Stevens & C. Ulloa (eds.), Flora of Nicaragua. Missouri Botanical Garden Monograph 85: 839-903. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
106. Webster, G. L., & C. J. Bahre (eds.). 2001. Changing Plant Life of La Frontera: Vegetation of the U.S./ Mexico International Border. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque. 272 pp. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
107. Webster, G. L. 2001. Reconnaissance of the flora and vegetation of La Frontera, in GL Webster & CJ Bahre (eds). Changing Plant Life of La Frontera (Univ. Mexico Press, Albuquerque). pp. 6-38. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
108. Webster, G. L. 2001. An unusual new species of Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae) from Colombia. Lundellia 4: 64-68.
109. Webster, G. L., & R. Rhode. 2001. Plant Diversity of an Andean Cloud Forest: inventory of the vascular flora of Maquipucuna, Ecuador. Univ. Cal. Publ. Bot 82: 1-211, (Univ Calif Press, Berkeley). (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
110. Webster, G. L., & C. J. Carpenter. 2001. Pollen morphological characters as phylogenetic markers in neotropical taxa of Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae). Amer. J. Botany 88: Abstracts Suppl.
111. Webster, G. L., & C. J. Carpenter. 2002. Pollen morphology and phylogenetic relationships in neotropical Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae). Bot. J. Linnean Soc. 138: 335-338. (Do Not Have Permission to Post).
112. Cerón, C. E., & G. L. Webster. 2002. Una nueva especie de Croizatia (Euphorbiaceae) del Ecuador. Novon 12: 170-172.
113. Webster, G. L. 2002. Three new sections and a new subgenus of Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae). Novon 12: 290-298.
114. Webster, G.L. 2002. A synopsis of the Brazilian taxa of Phyllanthus section Phyllanthus. Lundellia 5: 1-26.
115. Webster, G.L. 2003. A synopsis of Phyllanthus section Nothoclema (Euphorbiaceae). Lundellia 6: 19-36.
116. Pysek, P., D. M. Richardson, M. Rejmanek, G. L. Webster & M. Williamson. 2004. Alien plants in checklists and floras: Towards better communications between taxonomists and ecologists. Taxon 53: 131-143.
117. Webster, G. L. 2004. A revision of Phyllanthus section Hylaeanthus (Euphorbiaceae). Lundellia 7: 11-27.
118. Webster, G. L. 2005. A new Mexican species of Croton section Eluteria. Lundellia 8: 12-16.
119. Webster, G.L. 2007. Taxonomic and nomenclatural changes in American Euphorbiaceae sensu lato. Contri. Univ. Michigan Herb. 25: 235-239.