B. MAJOR PUBLICATIONS ON SCIENTIFIC TOPICS, EXCLUDING MICROTECHNIQUE, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND COMPUTERS [Note: Entries are arbitrarily defined as four or more published pages long, with a few exceptions (e.g., items #18, 19, and 66, the first a paper in Science).]:
 
Key:
* = publications (items #8-11) from Ph.D. dissertation: 15 Aug. 1971. Floral anatomy of Eugenia sensu lato (Myrtaceae). The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor [Charles B. Beck as major professor and Warren H. Wagner, Jr., as a major influence]. vii, 217 leaves. [Diss. Abstr. Int., B, 32:6248-B (May 1972).]
! (before a date) = a lengthy analytical review, which usually has a bibliography, which was published especially in Taxon, and which is also cited in Part G.
  1. 1967. Electron microscopy of wood of Callixylon and Cordaites. Amer. J. Bot. 54:720-729. July.
  2. 1967. (McVaugh, R. & R. Schmid). Novelties in Satureia sect. Gardoquia (Labiatae). Brittonia 19:261-267. July-Sep.
  3. 1968. (Schmid, R., T. E. Mallory & J. M. Tucker). Biosystematic evidence for hybridization between Arctostaphylos nissenana and A. viscida. Brittonia 20:34-43. Jan.-Mar.
  4. 1969. On the pollination of Polycycnis barbata (Stanhopeinae) by the euglossine bee Eulaema speciosa. Orchid Digest 33:220-223. Sep.
  5. 1970. Notes on the reproductive biology of Asterogyne martiana (Palmae). I. Inflorescence and floral morphology; phenology. Principes 14:1, 3-9. Jan.
  6. 1970. Notes on the reproductive biology of Asterogyne martiana (Palmae). II. Pollination by syrphid flies. Principes 14:39-49. Apr.
  7. 1971. (Kaufman, P. B., W. C. Bigelow, R. Schmid & N. S. Ghosheh). Electron microprobe analysis of silica in epidermal cells of Equisetum. Amer. J. Bot. 58:309-316. Apr.
  8. 1972.* A resolution of the Eugenia-Syzygium controversy (Myrtaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 59:423-436. Apr.
  9. 1972.* Floral bundle fusion and vascular conservatism. Taxon 21:429-446. Aug.
  10. 1972.* Floral anatomy of Myrtaceae. I. Syzygium. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 92:433-489. 19 Dec.
  11. 1972.* Floral anatomy of Myrtaceae, II. Eugenia. J. Arnold Arbor. 53:336-363. July.
  12. 1973. (Schmid, R. & M. J. Schmid). Fossils attributed to the Orchidaceae. Amer. Orchid Soc. Bull. 42:17-27. Jan.
  13. 1974. (Schmid, R. & M. J. Schmid). On Massalongo's fossils: Protorchis and Palaeorchis. Amer. Orchid Soc. Bull. 43:213-216. Mar.
  14. 1974. Introduction to the literature of pollination biology. Pp. iv-xvii in W. J. Duffield, Index to current research in pollination biology. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms. Mar.
  15. 1975. Two hundred years of pollination biology: An overview. The Biologist 57:26-35. Feb.
  16. 1975. (Schmid, R. & M. J. Schmid). Living links with the past. Nat. Hist. 84(3):38-45, 84. Mar. [On bristlecone pines.]
  17. 1975. (Schmid, R. & M. Guédès). On the publication of van Tieghem's "Recherches sur la structure du pistil et sur l'anatomie comparée de la fleur." Taxon 24:659-664. Nov.
  18. 1976. Septal pores in Prototaxites, an enigmatic Devonian plant. Science 191:287-288. 23 Jan.
  19. 1976. Floral and fruit anatomy of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis). [Pp. 24-26] in II Conferencia Internacional sobre Jojoba y su Aprovechamiento, Ensenada, México, Feb. 1976, Resúmenes de Ponencias. Ensenada, México. Feb. [Stenciled book of conference proceedings—published as item #28.]
  20. 1976. The elusive cambium—another terminological contribution. IAWA Bull. 1976:51-59. Undated (issue 4 of 4).
  21. 1976. Filament histology and anther dehiscence. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 73:303-315, 1 pl. Dec.
  22. 1977. Edith R. Saunders and floral anatomy: Bibliography and index to families she studied. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 74:179-187. Feb.
  23. 1977. (Schmid, R. & M. J. Schmid). Fossil history of the Orchidaceae. Pp. 25-45 in J. Arditti (ed.), Orchid biology: Reviews and perspectives, I. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Feb. [Extensive summary, with photos, on pp. 104-107 of J. Arditti, 1992, Fundamentals of orchid biology, New York: John Wiley & Sons.]
  24. 1977. (Schmid, R. & P. H. Alpert). A test of Burck's hypothesis relating anther dehiscence to nectar secretion. New Phytol. 78:487-498. Mar.
  25. 1977. (Schmid, R. & M. D. Turner). Darmera, the correct name for Peltiphyllum (Saxifragaceae), and a new combination in Peltophyllum (Triuridaceae). Madroño 24:68-74. Apr.
  26. 1977. (Schmid, R. & M. A. Arber). Supplement to "List of published works of Agnes Arber et al." by Muriel A. Arber. J. Soc. Bibliogr. Nat. Hist. 8:180-183. May.
  27. 1977. (Rost, T. L. & R. Schmid). Floral, fruit and seed anatomy of jojoba, and use of liquid wax during germination. Pp. 169-176 in J. Wisniak, Jojoba oil and derivatives. Progr. Chem. Fats Other Lipids 15:167-218. Undated (issue 3 of 4, but issued in summer).
  28. 1978. Floral and fruit anatomy of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis). Pp. 143-148 in Memorias de la II Conferencia Internacional sobre la Jojoba y su Aprovechamiento, Ensenada, Baja California Norte, México, 10 al 12 de febrero de 1976. México, D. F.: Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología. Sep. [Book publication of item #19; reissued—see item #35 below.]
  29. 1978. Reproductive anatomy of Actinidia chinensis (Actinidiaceae). Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 100:149-195. 18 Dec.
  30. 1978. Actinidiaceae, Davidiaceae, and Paracryphiaceae: Systematic considerations. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 100:196-204. 18 Dec.
  31. 1978. (Guédès, M. & R. Schmid). The peltate (ascidiate) carpel theory and carpel peltation in Actinidia chinensis (Actinidiaceae). Flora 167:525-543. Undated (issue 6 of 6).
  32. 1980. Comparative anatomy and morphology of Psiloxylon and Heteropyxis, and the subfamilial and tribal classification of Myrtaceae. Taxon 29:559-595. Nov. [Errata in Taxon 30:562, May 1981.]
  33. 1981. A note on New Caledonian Epacridaceae. Blumea 27:217-221. 21 May.
  34. !1981. The orchids, by R. L. Dressler. Syst. Bot. 6:308-311. July-Sep. [Book review, with bibliography.]
  35. 1981. Floral and fruit anatomy of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis). Boxwood Bull. 21:25-28. Oct. [Reissue, sans figures, of item #28 above.]
  36. 1981. (Ewers, F. W. & R. Schmid). Longevity of needle fascicles of Pinus longaeva (bristlecone pine) and other North American pines. Oecologia (Berlin) 51:107-115. Oct.
  37. 1982. (Beck, C. B., K. Coy & R. Schmid). Observations on the fine structure of Callixylon wood. Amer. J. Bot. 69:54-76. Jan.
  38. 1982. Descriptors used to indicate abundance and frequency in ecology and systematics. Taxon 31:89-94. Feb.
  39. 1982. Fruit. McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of science and technology, 5th ed., 5:740-746. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co. [Revised and substantially expanded from versions by R. M. Brooks in previous editions (1960-77).]
  40. 1982. (Beck, C. B., R. Schmid & G. W. Rothwell). Stelar morphology and the primary vascular system of seed plants. Bot. Rev. 48:691-815, 913-931. Oct.-Dec. (issued 27 Apr. 1983).
  41. 1982. The terminology and classification of steles: Historical perspective and the outlines of a system. Bot. Rev. 48:817-931. Oct.-Dec. (issued 27 Apr. 1983).
  42. 1983. Septal nectaries in Asterogyne martiana and other Palmae. Principes 27:168-174. Oct.
  43. 1984. (Schmid, R. & P. Baas). 1984. The occurrence of scalariform perforation plants and helical vessel wall thickenings in wood of Myrtaceae. IAWA Bull., n.s., 5:197-215. Undated (issue 3 of 4, but issued 5 Sep.).
  44. 1984. (Schmid, R., S. Carlquist, L. D. Hufford & G. L. Webster). Systematic anatomy of Oceanopapaver, a monotypic genus of the Capparaceae from New Caledonia. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 89:119-152. Sep.
  45. 1984. Naturae novitates, 1879-1944: Its publication and intercontinental transit times mirror European history. Taxon 33:636-654. Nov. [Excerpt in Curr. Contents 1985(10):12.]
  46. 1984. Reproductive anatomy and morphology of Myrtales in relation to systematics. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 71:832-835. Undated (issue 3 of 4, but issued 19 Apr. 1985).
  47. 1985. Functional interpretations of the morphology and anatomy of septal nectaries. Acta Bot. Neerl. 34:125-128. Feb.
  48. 1985. (Ewers, F. W. & R. Schmid). The fate of the dwarf shoot apex in bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva). Amer. J. Bot. 72:509-513. Apr.
  49. 1985. On the reification and deification of the stelar concept—additional comment on Tomlinson. Taxon 34:271-274. May.
  50. 1985. The debt of humour in science to Lewis Carroll. Jabberwocky: J. Lewis Carroll Soc. 14:53-59. Summer (issued summer 1987). [Reissued, with new appendix—see items #60 and #66 below.]
  51. !1986. Léon Croizat's standing among biologists: Croizat's Panbiogeography & Principia botanica, by R. C. Craw & G. W. Gibbs (ed.). Cladistics: Int. J. Willi Hennig Soc. 2:105-111. Winter. [Essay review, with bibliography and new analytical information.]
  52. 1986. Comments on the printing and availability of theses and dissertations (especially European). Taxon 35:101-105. Feb.
  53. 1986. Intercontinental and transcontinental mail transit times from Europe to Berkeley, 1892 to 1941. Arch. Nat. Hist. 13:141-154. June.
  54. 1986. On Cornerian and other terminology of angiospermous and gymnospermous seed coats: Historical perspective and terminological recommendations. Taxon 35:476-491. Aug.
  55. 1986. (Baas, P., R. Schmid & B. J. van Heuven). Wood anatomy of Pinus longaeva (bristlecone pine) and the sustained length-on-age increase of its tracheids. IAWA Bull., n.s., 7:221-228. Undated (issue 3 of 4).
  56. 1987. (Schmid, R. & D. W. Stevenson). "Botanical text books," an unpublished manuscript (1897) by Emily Lovira Gregory (1841-1897) on plant anatomy textbooks. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 114:307-318. July-Sep.
  57. 1987. Annotated bibliography of works by and about Emily Lovira Gregory (1841-1897). Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 114:319-324. July-Sep.
  58. 1988. Reproductive versus extra-reproductive nectaries—historical perspective and terminological recommendations. Bot. Rev. 54:179-232. Apr.-June.
  59. 1988. Citation analytic study of Gunnar Erdtman's major works on palynology: Comments on bibliographic confusion. Grana 27:159-163. 30 Sep.
  60. 1989. The debt of humour in science to Lewis Carroll. Pp. 5-8 in E. Garfield, Humor in science: The Lewis Carroll connection. Curr. Comments 1989(4):3-8. 23 Jan. [Reissue, with new appendix, of item #50 above; also reissued as item #66.]
  61. !1990. [Botanical juvenilia I:] Some recent botany books for children and young adults, especially the artistry of Carol Lerner and Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden. Taxon 39:81-92. Feb. [Essay review; updated—see item #63 below.]
  62. 1990. The fascination with carnivorous plants in juvenile literature. Carnivorous Pl. Newslett. 19:32-40. Mar.
  63. 1990. Botany books for young people: A retrospective look by a botanist at the 1980's and at the artistry of Carol Lerner and Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden. Appraisal: Science books for young people 23(2):1-18. Spring. [Update of item #61 above.]
  64. !1991. Botanical juvenilia II. Taxon 40:164-168. Feb.
  65. 1991. Reproduction and life histories. Pp. 872-874, 882 in Plants. Encyclopædia Britannica. 15th ed. Macropædia 25:867-882. Chicago: Encyclopædia Britannica. [Also in later printings and later editions. The entire "plants" article (other authors include W. C. Dickison, G. W. Rothwell, etc.) is without pictures.]
  66. 1991. The debt of humour in science to Lewis Carroll. Pp. 26-29 in E. Garfield, Humor in science: The Lewis Carroll connection, pp. 24-29 in E. Garfield, Creativity, delayed recognition, and other essays. Philadelphia: iSi Press (series: Essays of an information scientist, vol. 12, 1989). [Reissue of item #60 above.]
  67. !1992. Botanical juvenilia III. Taxon 41:172-174. Feb.
  68. !1993. Botanical juvenilia IV. Taxon 42:288-291. Feb.
  69. !1995. Evolutionary trends in basic botany textbooks since 1960. Taxon 44:294-302. May. [Essay review (of: Botany: An introduction to plant biology, 2nd ed., by J. D. Mauseth; Botany, by R. Moore et al.; Strasburger's Lehrbuch der Botanik fur Hochschulen, 33. Aufl., by P. Sitte), with bibliography and new analytical information.]
  70. !1995. Botanical juvenilia V. Taxon 44:669-672. Nov.
  71. !1997. Some desiderata to make floras and other types of works user (and reviewer) friendly. Taxon 46:179-194. Feb. [A comparative review of 24 floras.]
  72. !1998. (Schmid, R., including a review by J. L. Reveal). Armen Takhtajan's latest system of angiosperm classification: Diversity and classification of flowering plants, by A. Takhtajan. Taxon 47:245-248. Feb. [Essay review, with bibliography and new analytical information.]
  73. 1998. (Zimmer, B. & R. Schmid). General index of Taxon volume 47 (1998). Taxon 47:1021-1086. Nov. [Includes: Zimmer, B. Index to authors. Taxon 47:1021-1030. Zimmer, B. & R. Schmid. Index to subjects. Taxon 47:1031-1063. Schmid, R. & B. Zimmer. Index to "Reviews and notices of publications." Taxon 47:1064-1086.]
  74. !1999. Bamboozled by botany, Beatrix bypasses bigoted biology, begins babying bountiful bunnies: OR Beatrix Potter [1866-1943] as a mycologist: The period before Peter Rabbit and friends: Wayside and woodland fungi, by W. P. K. Findlay; A Victorian naturalist: Beatrix Potter's drawings from the Armitt collection, by E. Jay et al.; Beatrix Potter's Americans: Selected letters, by B. Potter (ed. by J. Crowell Morse); Beatrix Potter's letters, by B. Potter (ed. by J. Taylor); The journal of Beatrix Potter, 1881-1897, rev. ed., by B. Potter (ed. by L. Linder); Beatrix Potter: Artist, storyteller and countrywoman, by J. Taylor. Taxon 48:438-443. May. [Essay review, with bibliography.]
  75. 1999. Conifers of the Californian Floristic Province. Pp. 75-88 in A. Farjon & C. N. Page (comp.) and IUCN/SSC Conifer Specialist Group, Conifers: Status survey and conservation Action Plan. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN: The World Conservation Union. July.
  76. 1999. A book review editor speaks: Simplifications and complications thanks to the double-edged sword of technology. Pp. 3-6 in [B. Mercer (ed.)], Botany '99: The NHBS XVI IBC catalogue. Totnes, United Kingdom: NHBS Mailorder Bookstore (www.nhbs.com). July.
  77. 1999. (Zimmer, B. & R. Schmid). General index of Taxon volume 48 (1999). Taxon 48:899-947. Nov. [Includes: Zimmer, B. Index to authors. Taxon 48:899-904. Schmid, R. & B. Zimmer. Index to "Reviews and notices of publications." Taxon 48:905-921. Zimmer, B. & R. Schmid. Index to subjects. Taxon 48:922-947.]
  78. 2000. Index to "Reviews and notices of publications." Taxon 49:880-892. Nov.
  79. 2001. Index to "Reviews and notices of publications." Taxon 50:1336-1348. Nov.
  80. 2001. Agnes Arber, née Robertson (1879-1960): Fragments of her life, including her place in biology and in women's studies. Ann. Bot., n.s., 88:1105-1128. Dec. [Paper 1 of 7 in a symposium entitled "From Agnes Arber to new explanatory models for vascular plant development," held 6 Aug. at the XVI International Botanical Congress held Aug. 1-7, 1999 in St. Louis.] <link to the online article at Annals of Botany>
  81. !2002. Botanical juvenilia VI. Taxon 51:610-614. Aug.
  82. 2002. Turn! Turn! Turn! Autumn color in California. Manzanita 6(3):1, 6-8. Fall.
  83. 2002. Index to "Reviews and notices of publications." Taxon 51:855-870. Nov.
  84. 2004. Sargant, Ethel (1863-1918). Pp. 1762-1766 (vol. 4) in B. Lightman (ed.), The dictionary of nineteenth-century British scientists, 4 vols. Bristol: Continuum International Publishing Group. July.
  85. 2008. Appendix: Concordance for animals and plants mentioned in the text. Pp. 166-169 in Ann Arnold, Sea cows, shamans, and scurvy: Alaska's first naturalist: Georg Wilhelm Steller, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York (imprint: Frances Foster Books). xii, 227 pp., B&W ill. Oct. [Concordance for 18 animal, 24 plant Latin-common names, respectively, 8, 3 eponymous.]


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