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DNA barcoding the floras of biodiversity hotspots
DNA barcoding is a technique in which species identification is performed by using DNA sequences from a small fragment of the genome, with the aim of contributing to a wide range of ecological andExpand
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Phylogenetics of Stelis and closely related genera (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae)
Stelis, one of the largest genera within Pleurothallidinae, was recently recircumscribed to include a few hundred more species, most of which had previously been assigned to Pleurothallis. Here, aExpand
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Convergent evolution of floral signals underlies the success of Neotropical orchids
The great majority of plant species in the tropics require animals to achieve pollination, but the exact role of floral signals in attraction of animal pollinators is often debated. Many plantsExpand
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GENERIC RELATIONSHIPS OF ZYGOPETALINAE (ORCHIDACEAE: CYMBIDIEAE): COMBINED MOLECULAR EVIDENCE
The phylogenetic relationships of the orchid subtribe Zygopetalinae were evaluated using parsimony analyses of combined DNA sequence data of nuclear ITS 1 and 2 (including the 5.8s region andExpand
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The Orchidaceae of Ruiz & Pavón's "Flora Peruviana et Chilensis": a taxonomic study. I
Inspired by King Carlos III in the second half of 18th Century, the Spanish government demonstrated a serious interest in the study of the rich floras of the colonies of the New World. The RoyalExpand
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Molecular phylogenetics and the evolution of fruit and leaf morphology of Dichaea (Orchidaceae: Zygopetalinae).
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The orchid genus Dichaea, with over 100 species found throughout the neotropics, is easily recognized by distichous leaves on long stems without pseudobulbs and flowers withExpand
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The Genus Campylocentrum (Orchidaceae: Angraecinae) in Costa Rica: A Revision
Abstract. A taxonomic revision of Campylocentrum (Orchidaceae) in Costa Rica is presented. The taxonomic history of the genus and its phylogenetic position are discussed. Characters of vegetative andExpand
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An updated checklist of the Orchidaceae of Panama
The Orchidaceae is one of the most diverse vascular plant families in the Neotropics and the most diverse in Panama. The number of species is triple that of other well-represented families ofExpand
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Phylogenetic Reassessment of Acianthera (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae)
Abstract. The phylogenetic relationships within the Acianthera affinity are re-evaluated using Bayesian analyses of nrITS and chloroplast matK sequence data. Emphasis is made on species from theExpand
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