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Angiosperm phylogeny based on matK sequence information.
Combined analyses of matK and other rapidly evolving DNA regions with available multigene data sets have strong potential to enhance resolution and internal support in deep level angiosperms phylogenetics and provide additional insights into angiosperm evolution. Expand
Land plant evolutionary timeline: gene effects are secondary to fossil constraints in relaxed clock estimation of age and substitution rates.
It is suggested that pronounced substitution rate changes around the angiosperm crown node may represent a challenge for relaxed clocks to model adequately and whole-genome rate accelerations or decelerations may underlie the similar ages and correlated absolute rates estimated with different genes. Expand
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 DNAExpand
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. Expand
Genome-scale data, angiosperm relationships, and "ending incongruence": a cautionary tale in phylogenetics.
A conspicuous example that includes Amborella, the putative sister of all other extant angiosperms, is provided, highlighting the limits of phylogenetics when whole genomes are used but taxon sampling is poor. Expand
Phylogeny of Nymphaea (Nymphaeaceae): Evidence from Substitutions and Microstructural Changes in the Chloroplast trnT‐trnF Region
Phylogenetic relationships among 35 of an estimated 45–50 species of Nymphaea are presented based on an analysis of the chloroplast trnT‐trnF region, showing a strong insertion bias in simple sequence repeats and AT‐rich, satellite‐like sequence parts that seem to be conserved in sequence within species but are highly variable among species. Expand
Inferring phylogenies with incomplete data sets: a 5-gene, 567-taxon analysis of angiosperms
Adding available, and often incomplete, sets of sequences to existing data sets can be a fast and inexpensive way to increase support for phylogenetic relationships and produce novel and credible new phylogenetic hypotheses. Expand
Phylogenetic Relationships in the Aveneae/Poeae Complex (Pooideae, Poaceae)
The results support a broadly delineated subfamily Pooideae with Brachyelytrum and Nardus/Lygeutm as basal lineages and Aveneae/Poeae + Bromeae/Triticeae + Brachypodium as sister to a well-supported lineage. Expand
Phylogeny of the Caryophyllales Sensu Lato: Revisiting Hypotheses on Pollination Biology and Perianth Differentiation in the Core Caryophyllales
Parsimony and maximum likelihood analyses on separate and combined data sets find little support for anemophily as the ancestral condition of the Caryophyllales, but the early caryophyllid flower is suggested to have possessed an undifferentiated perianth. Expand