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Molecular phylogeny of the Genistoid tribes of Papilionoid legumes
Chemistry of Aloe Species
The genus Aloe (Asphodelaceae), with nearly 420 species confined mainly to Africa, has over the years proved to be one of the most important sources of biologically active compounds. Over 130… Expand
Medicinal plants of the world : an illustrated scientific guide to important medicinal plants and their uses
"Medicinal Plants of the World" is a comprehensive and scientifically accurate guide to the best-known and most important medicinal plants. The book includes descriptions of more than 300 medicinal… Expand
Cape aloes—A review of the phytochemistry, pharmacology and commercialisation of Aloe ferox
Abstract Aloe ferox Mill. (= A. candelabrum A. Berger), commonly known as the bitter aloe or Cape aloe, is a polymorphic species indigenous to South Africa. The plant has been used since ancient… Expand
Phylogenetic relationships in asphodelaceae (subfamily Alooideae) inferred from chloroplast DNA sequences (rbcL, matK) and from genomic fingerprinting (ISSR)
Two independent lines of molecular evidence have been studied to explore phylogenetic relationships in the family Asphodelaceae. Genomic fingerprinting by ISSR (Inter Simple Sequence Repeats)… Expand
A molecular phylogenetic study of southern African Apiaceae.
- C. I. Calviño, P. M. Tilney, B. Wyk, S. Downie
- Medicine, Biology
- American journal of botany
- 1 December 2006
It has been suggested that southern Africa is the origin of the predominantly herbaceous Apiaceae subfamily Apioideae and that the woody habit is plesiomorphic. We expand previous molecular… Expand
Food plants of the world : an illustrated guide
- B. Wyk
A comprehensive survey of the plants that provide food, beverages, spices, and flavorings, this book will serve as an invaluable reference to gardeners, ethnobotanists, nutritionists, culinary… Expand
The generic concept of Lotononis (Crotalarieae, Fabaceae): Reinstatement of the genera Euchlora, Leobordea and Listia and the new genus Ezoloba
Lotononis is a large and taxonomically complex genus of the tribe Crotalarieae, with the majority of its species occurring within southern Africa. In this study, sequence and morphological data of… Expand
A review of the use of allozyme electrophoresis in plant systematics.
Abstract The role of electrophoretic data is discussed as it applies to plant taxonomy and systematic studies. Nei's (Am. Nat. 106 (1972) 283–292; Genetics 89 (1978) 583–590) genetic distances… Expand