Program Browser

Click on the program you would like to browse.

Complete Conference Program

All Programs

Participating Societies

American Bryological and Lichenological Society (ABLS)
American Fern Society (AFS)
American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT)
Botanical Society of America (BSA)
Canadian Botanical Association (CBA/ABC)
Conference Wide
International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT)
Society of Herbarium Curators (SHC)
Southeastern Section
Mycological Section (MSA)

Program for: Botanical Society of America

Special Presentations

  ·  Address of the BSA President-Elect - Cynthia Jones
  ·  Annals of Botany Lecture - Rod Peakall
  ·  Emerging Leader Lecture - Emily Sessa
  ·  Enhancing Scientist Diversity in Plant Biology Luncheon - Beth Leonard
  ·  Kaplan Memorial Lecture - Ned Friedman
  ·  Plenary Address - Bryan Dewsbury


  ·  Luncheons
  ·  Meetings
  ·  Mixers
  ·  Receptions

Member Sections/Societies

  ·   BSA-wide
  ·  Bryological and Lichenological Section
  ·  Developmental and Structural Section
  ·  Ecological Section
  ·  Economic Botany Section
  ·  Genetics Section
  ·  Historical Section
  ·  Paleobotanical Section
  ·  Phycological Section
  ·  Physiological Section
  ·  Phytochemical Section
  ·  Pteridological Section/AFS
  ·  Systematics Section / ASPT
  ·  Teaching Section
  ·  Tropical Biology Section


  ·  Biodiversity Informatics
  ·  Biogeography
  ·  Conservation Biology
  ·  Ecophysiology
  ·  Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo)
  ·  Genomics / Proteomics
  ·  Hybrids and Hybridization
  ·  Molecular Ecology and Evolution
  ·  Phylogenomics
  ·  Population Genetics
  ·  Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe Interactions

Symposium Presentation

  ·  Angiosperms353: A new essential tool for plant systematics
  ·  Biodiversity Research Collecting Is More Important Than Ever—Ushering in a Collecting Renaissance
  ·  From Genes to Distributions: physiological ecology as an integrator of polyploid biology
  ·  Insights into the diversity of plant sex chromosomes
  ·  Plant epigenetics: phenotypic and functional diversity beyond the DNA sequence

Colloquium Presentations

  ·  Biodiversity synthesis: Linking large phylogenies with species traits and ecologies.
  ·  Characteristics of nectar, nectaries, and nectar spurs
  ·  Enriching basic and applied botany through multi-stakeholder collaborations
  ·  Exploring the utility and limits of target enrichment methods to study polyploidy and reticulate evolution
  ·  Extreme conservation measures for plants at the extremes in the Hawaiian archipelago model system
  ·  Mechanisms of rapid adaptation through the expression of “heterogenomicity”
  ·  Phylogenomics and evolution of Superrosids
  ·  Plant life in Neotropical rocky outcrops
  ·  The Science of Meaningful Undergraduate Research Experiences

Presentations for Society\Section: Characteristics of nectar, nectaries, and nectar spurs

Click on the Abstract you would like to read.


Monday, July 27th

Monday, July 27th, 10:00 am to 2:30 pm · Virtual/Virtual
Session COL02: Colloquium: Characteristics of nectar, nectaries and nectar spurs
Presiding: Lena Hileman, University Of Kansas; Irene Liao, Duke University; Rahul Roy, UMN, Twin Cities
COL02002July 27th 10:05 amVirtual/VirtualConvergent evolution of a novel blood-red nectar pigment in vertebrate-pollinated flowersColloquium PresentationsRoy, Rahul; Moreno, Nickolas; Kostanecki, Adam; Brockman, Stephen; Chiari, Ylenia; Bee, Mark; Hegeman, Adrian; Carter, Clay.nectar
Flower color
COL02003July 27th 10:30 amVirtual/VirtualTemporal and sex-dependent variation in nectar-elemental profiles of Cucurbita pepoColloquium PresentationsRoy, Rahul; Carter, Clay.nectar
COL02004July 27th 10:45 amVirtual/VirtualDifferentially expressed genes contributing to the evolution of reduced nectar in the selfing syndromeColloquium PresentationsLiao, Irene; Rausher, Mark.nectar
selfing syndrome
differential expression
morning glories
COL02005July 27th 11:00 amVirtual/VirtualNectary specific gene expression in PenstemonColloquium PresentationsKatzer, Amanda; Wessinger, Carolyn; Hileman, Lena.nectaries
COL02006July 27th 11:15 amVirtual/VirtualFood of the Gods: developmental basis of nectary formation in the crucifersColloquium PresentationsNikolov, Lachezar.Brassicaceae
July 27th 11:30 amVirtual/VirtualDiscussion
July 27th 12:00 pmVirtual/VirtualBreak
COL02009July 27th 12:30 pmVirtual/VirtualNectaromania in Passifloraceae: summarizing our current understanding of extrafloral nectaries in a morphologically challenging lineageColloquium PresentationsKrosnick, Shawn; Maynord, Silas; Hearn, David; Hawkins, Angela; Shrestha, Bikash.extrafloral
leef teeth
COL02010July 27th 1:00 pmVirtual/VirtualConvergent evolution of nectar spurs across the angiospermsColloquium PresentationsSmith, Annika.floral evolution
convergent evolution
COL02011July 27th 1:15 pmVirtual/VirtualPOPOVICH, encoding a C2H2 zinc-finger transcription factor, plays a central role in the development of a key innovation, floral nectar spurs, in AquilegiaColloquium PresentationsBallerini, Evangeline; Min, Ya; Edwards, Molly; Kramer, Elena; Hodges, Scott.Aquilegia
nectar spur
key innovation
COL02012July 27th 1:30 pmVirtual/VirtualGenetic architecture of nectar spur traits in bee- and hummingbird-pollinated sister species of Aquilegia (columbine)Colloquium PresentationsEdwards, Molly; Choi, Gary; Min, Ya; Mahadevan, Lakshminarayanan; Hodges, Scott; Kramer, Elena; Ballerini, Evangeline.Aquilegia
nectar spur
Pollination syndrome
July 27th 1:45 pmVirtual/VirtualDiscussion

Copyright © 2000-2020, Botanical Society of America. All rights reserved