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Special Issue: Human-mediated introductions of Australian acacias - a global experiment in biogeography.
Aim  Australian acacias (1012 recognized species native to Australia, which were previously grouped in Acacia subgenus Phyllodineae) have been moved extensively around the world by humans over theExpand
Phylogenetic measures of biodiversity and neo- and paleo-endemism in Australian Acacia.
Understanding spatial patterns of biodiversity is critical for conservation planning, particularly given rapid habitat loss and human-induced climatic change. Diversity and endemism are typicallyExpand
Overview of the generic status of Acacia (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae)
The systematic treatment and circumscription of the group of plants presently recognised as the genus Acacia has a complex history. The genus was first described by Philip Miller in 1754 and untilExpand
A new subfamily classification of the leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny
The classification of the legume family proposed here addresses the long-known non-monophyly of the traditionally recognised subfamily Caesalpinioideae, by recognising six robustly supportedExpand
Reproductive biology of Australian acacias: Important mediator of invasiveness?
Aim  Reproductive traits are important mediators of establishment and spread of introduced species, both directly and through interactions with other life-history traits and extrinsic factors. WeExpand
Evolutionary history of the angiosperm flora of China
High species diversity may result from recent rapid speciation in a ‘cradle’ and/or the gradual accumulation and preservation of species over time in a ‘museum’. China harbours nearly 10% ofExpand
Molecular phylogeny of Acacia Mill. (Mimosoideae: Leguminosae): Evidence for major clades and informal classification
Sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA internal (ITS) and external (ETS) transcribed spacers were used to generate a phylogeny of Acacia Mill. s.str. (synonyms: Acacia subg. Phyllodineae (DC.) Seringe;Expand
Evolutionary and taxonomic relationships of Acacia s.l. (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae)
Abstract. The species of Acacia s.l. are currently undergoing a taxonomic upheaval. This is due, in large part, to recent molecular work that has confirmed previous morphological studies andExpand
Functional genomic analysis of Arabidopsis thaliana glycoside hydrolase family 35.
Catalysing the hydrolysis of terminal beta-galactosyl residues from carbohydrates, galactolipids, and glycoproteins, glycoside hydrolase family 35 (beta-galactosidases; BGALs) are widely distributedExpand
The evolution and phylogenetic placement of invasive Australian Acacia species
Aim Acacia is the largest genus of plants in Australia with over 1000 species. A subset of these species is invasive in many parts of the world including Africa, the Americas, Europe, the MiddleExpand