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Molecular phylogenetics of Caryophyllales based on nuclear 18S rDNA and plastid rbcL, atpB, and matK DNA sequences.
To study the inter- and infrafamilial phylogenetic relationships in the order Caryophyllales sensu lato (s.l.), ∼930 base pairs of the matK plastid gene have been sequenced and analyzed for 127 taxa.Expand
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Angiosperm phylogeny based on matK sequence information.
Plastid matK gene sequences for 374 genera representing all angiosperm orders and 12 genera of gymnosperms were analyzed using parsimony (MP) and Bayesian inference (BI) approaches. Traditionally,Expand
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Historical biogeography of two cosmopolitan families of flowering plants: Annonaceae and Rhamnaceae.
Annonaceae are a pantropically distributed family found predominantly in rainforests, so they are megathermal taxa, whereas Rhamnaceae are a cosmopolitan family that tend to be found in xeric regionsExpand
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A new subfamilial and tribal classification of the pantropical flowering plant family Annonaceae informed by molecular phylogenetics
The pantropical flowering plant family Annonaceae is the most species-rich family of Magnoliales. Despite long-standing interest in the systematics of Annonaceae, no authoritative classification hasExpand
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Molecular phylogenetics reveal multiple tertiary vicariance origins of the African rain forest trees
BackgroundTropical rain forests are the most diverse terrestrial ecosystems on the planet. How this diversity evolved remains largely unexplained. In Africa, rain forests are situated in twoExpand
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Early evolutionary history of the flowering plant family Annonaceae: Steady diversification and boreotropical geodispersal
Aim Rain forest-restricted plant families show disjunct distributions between the three major tropical regions: South America, Africa and Asia. Explaining these disjunctions has become an importantExpand
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Characterization of Hubera (Annonaceae), a new genus segregated from Polyalthia and allied to Miliusa
On the basis of molecular phylogenetics, pollen morphology and macromorphology, a new genus of the tribe Miliuseae, Hubera, segregrated from Polyalthia and allied to Miliusa, is established andExpand
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A rapid diversification of rainforest trees (Guatteria; Annonaceae) following dispersal from Central into South America.
Several recent studies have suggested that a substantial portion of today's plant diversity in the Neotropics has resulted from the dispersal of taxa into that region rather than vicariance, but moreExpand
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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 otherExpand
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Phylogenetic Analyses of Basal Angiosperms Based on Nine Plastid, Mitochondrial, and Nuclear Genes
DNA sequences of nine genes (plastid: atpB, matK, and rbcL; mitochondrial: atp1, matR, mtSSU, and mtLSU; nuclear: 18S and 26S rDNAs) from 100 species of basal angiosperms and gymnosperms wereExpand
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