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Molecular phylogenetics of Caryophyllales based on nuclear 18S rDNA and plastid rbcL, atpB, and matK DNA sequences.
Two additional lineages are potentially appropriate to be elevated to the family level in the future: the genera Lophiocarpus and Corbichonia form a well-supported clade on the basis of molecular and chemical evidence, and Limeum appears to be separated from other Molluginaceae based on both molecular and ultrastructural data.
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.
Historical biogeography of two cosmopolitan families of flowering plants: Annonaceae and Rhamnaceae.
In both groups, long-distance dispersal appears to have played a more significant role in establishing modern patterns than had previously been assumed.
A new subfamilial and tribal classification of the pantropical flowering plant family Annonaceae informed by molecular phylogenetics
A robust family-wide phylogenetic tree and subsequent classification of Annonaceae is presented, for the first time, using a supermatrix of up to eight plastid markers sequenced from 193 ingroup and seven outgroup species.
Molecular phylogenetics reveal multiple tertiary vicariance origins of the African rain forest trees
Molecular phylogenetic dating analyses of this large pan-African clade of Annonaceae unravels an interesting pattern of diversification for rain forest restricted trees co-occurring in West/Central and East African rain forests.
Early evolutionary history of the flowering plant family Annonaceae: Steady diversification and boreotropical geodispersal
Early diversification within Annonaceae fits the hypothesis of a museum model of tropical diversification, with an overall steady increase in lineages possibly due to low extinction rates.
Phylogenetic analysis of Magnoliales and Myristicaceae based on multiple data sets: implications for character evolution
Magnoliales, consisting of six families of tropical to warm-temperate woody angiosperms, were long considered the most archaic order of flowering plants, but molecular analyses nest them among other
A rapid diversification of rainforest trees (Guatteria; Annonaceae) following dispersal from Central into South America.
This study reconstructed the phylogeny of Guatteria and inferred three major biogeographical events in the history of the genus, showing that phylogenetic patterns are comparable to those found in Ocotea and Inga and that a closer comparison of these genera is desirable.
The significance of apomixis in the evolution of the angiosperms: a reappraisal
The results indicate that gametophytic apomixis arose many times in the history of the angiosperms, and it is argued that some clades may be preadapted in such a way that apomIXis evolves more easily, leading to parallel/convergent evolution of the trait.
Characterization of Hubera (Annonaceae), a new genus segregated from Polyalthia and allied to Miliusa
A new genus of the tribe Miliuseae, Hubera, segregrated from Polyalthia and allied to Miliusa, is established and described, characterized by the combination of reticulate tertiary venation of the leaves, axillary inflorescences, a single ovule per ovary and therefore single-seeded monocarps.