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Phylotranscriptomic analysis of the origin and early diversification of land plants
Strong and robust support is found for a sister-group relationship between land plants and one group of streptophyte green algae, the Zygnematophyceae, and suggests that phylogenetic hypotheses used to understand the evolution of fundamental plant traits should be reevaluated.
DNA Barcoding in the Cycadales: Testing the Potential of Proposed Barcoding Markers for Species Identification of Cycads
A workflow for DNA barcoding is suggested, including database generation and management, which will ultimately be necessary if the authors are to succeed in establishing a universal DNA barcode for plants.
A genome triplication associated with early diversification of the core eudicots
The rapid radiation of core eudicot lineages that gave rise to nearly 75% of angiosperm species appears to have occurred coincidentally or shortly following the gamma triplication event.
We present an analysis of supra-familial relationships of monocots based on a combined matrix of nuclear ISS and partial 26S rONA, plastid atpB, matK, ndhF, and rbcL, and mitochondrial atpl DNA
Flowering plants of the neotropics.
The classification of Monocotyledon Families treated in Flowering Plants of the Neotropics and Families of Angiosperms treated by Judd et al.
Multigene Analyses of Monocot Relationships
Analysis of supra-familial relationships of monocots based on a combined matrix of nuclear 18S and partial 26S rDNA, plastid atpB, matK, ndhF, and rbcL, and mitochondrial atpl DNA sequences provides higher bootstrap support for nearly all relationships than in previously published analyses.
A comparison of algorithms for the identification of specimens using DNA barcodes: examples from gymnosperms
Two novel alignment‐free algorithmic solutions (DOME ID and ATIM) are offered to identify query sequences for the purposes of DNA barcoding and application of DNABarcoding to sequences of CITES listed cycads provides an example of the potential application of science to enforcement of conservation laws.
A Phylogeny of the Monocots, as Inferred from rbcL and atpA Sequence Variation, and a Comparison of Methods for Calculating Jackknife and Bootstrap Values
A phylogenetic analysis of the monocots was conducted on the basis of nucleotide sequence variation in two genes (atpA, encoded in the mitochondrial genome, and rbcL), finding the resolution of a clade comprising four magnoliid lineages (Canellales, Piperales, Magnoliales, and Laurales) as sister of themonocots.
Shortcuts in systematics? A commentary on DNA-based taxonomy
The primary aims of taxonomy are to name, circumscribe, describe and classify species and registration would eventually strangle systematics, as debate will be discouraged.