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Phylogeny of the eudicots : a nearly complete familial analysis based on rbcL gene sequences
A phylogenetic analysis of 589 plastid rbcL gene sequences representing nearly all eudicot families was performed, and bootstrap re-sampling was used to assess support for clades. Expand
Phylogenetic relationships within Araucariaceae based on rbcL gene sequences.
Phylogenetic trees determined by the parsimony method indicate that Araucariaceae are well defined by rbcL sequences and also that the monophyly of Agathis or Araucaria is well supported by high bootstrap values. Expand
A new subfamily classification of the palm family (Arecaceae): evidence from plastid DNA phylogeny
A new subfamilial classification of the palms is established, in which five subfamilies are recognized, rather than the six that were included in the previous classification, and critical basal nodes are now fully resolved and, in most cases, strongly supported. Expand
Genetic diversity of Tunisian date palms (Phoenixdactylifera L.) revealed by nuclear microsatellite polymprohism.
Fourteen microsatellite loci of Phoenix dactylifera were targeted to examine the genetic diversity in Tunisian date-palms germplasm. They showed a high level of polymorphism in 49 accessions fromExpand
Nuclear microsatellite markers for the date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.): characterization and utility across the genus Phoenix and in other palm genera
A (GA)n microsatellite-enriched library was constructed and 16 nuclear simple sequence repeat (SSR) loci were characterized in Phoenix dactylifera and are available for cultivar identification, pedigree analysis, germplasm diversity as well as genetic mapping studies. Expand
Phylogenetic relationships among arecoid palms (Arecaceae: Arecoideae).
New data sources are required to elucidate ambiguities that remain in phylogenetic relationships among and within the major groups of Arecoideae, as well as within the Areceae, the largest tribe in the palm family. Expand
Cenozoic colonization and diversification patterns of tropical American palms: evidence from Astrocaryum (Arecaceae)
With 788 species in 67 genera in the Neotropics, Arecaceae are an important ecological and economic component of the region. We review the influence of geological events such as the Pebas system, theExpand
Species Delimitation in the Genus Phoenix ( Arecaceae ) Based on SSR Markers , with Emphasis on the Identity of the Date Palm ( Phoenix dactylifera )
The genus Phoenix (Arecaceae, Coryphoideae, Phoeniceae) comprises 14 species widely distributed in the Old World subtropics and tropics west of Wallace’s line. The identity of various taxa within theExpand
Close Genetic Proximity Between Cultivated and Wild Bactris gasipaes Kunth Revealed by Microsatellite Markers in Western Ecuador
The cultivated population in North-Western Ecuador showed close genetic proximity with the sympatric wild population, consistent with the volumetric study, and these results have implications for hypotheses on evolution of this crop and for strategies of genetic conservation of the wild forms. Expand
Regional assessment of the impact of climatic change on the distribution of a tropical conifer in the lowlands of South America
For decades, palynologists working in tropical South America are using the genus Podocarpus as a climate indicator although without referring to any modern data concerning its distribution andExpand