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CLADISTICS AND FAMILY LEVEL CLASSIFICATION OF THE GENTIANALES
Abstract— The most recent classification of the angiosperm order Gentianales (Thorne, 1992) includes four principal families: Apocynaceae, Gentianaceae, Loganiaceae, and Rubiaceae. Ever since BenthamExpand
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Out‐of‐Tibet: the spatio‐temporal evolution of Gentiana (Gentianaceae)
Aim We investigated the historical biogeography and diversification of Gentiana L. (Gentianaceae). Our study depicts the origin and dispersal routes of this alpine genus, and the role of the upliftExpand
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Generic delimitation and phylogenetic relationships within the subtribe Chironiinae (Chironieae: Gentianaceae), with special reference to Centaurium: evidence from nrDNA and cpDNA sequences.
To better understand the evolutionary history of the genus Centaurium and its relationship to other genera of the subtribe Chironiinae (Gentianaceae: Chironieae), molecular analyses were performedExpand
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Saccifolium (Saccifoliaceae), an endemic of Sierra de la Neblina on the Brazilian-Venezuelan border, is related to a temperate-alpine lineage of Gentianaceae
The monotypic taxon Saccifolium bandeirae has been collected twice, on each of the highest peaks of Sierra de la Neblina, which lies on the BrazilVenezuela border. Saccifolium was described into itsExpand
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rbcL sequences support exclusion ofRetzia, Desfontainia, andNicodemia from theGentianales
The taxonomic positions ofRetzia, Desfontainia, andNicodemia have been much discussed, and all three genera have been included inLoganiaceae (Gentianales). We have made a cladistic analysis ofrbcLExpand
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Gentianaceae : systematics and natural history
1. Gentianaceae in context V. A. Albert and L. Struwe 2. Systematics, character evolution and biogeography of Gentianaceae, including a new tribal and subtribal classification L. Struwe, J. Kadereit,Expand
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Qualitative variation of anti-diabetic compounds in different tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus L.) cytotypes.
Ethanolic extracts of diploid Artemisia dracunculus L. (wild tarragon) from populations in the U.S., and polyploid tarragon from a variety of sources, were screened for the anti-diabetic compoundsExpand
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PHYLOGENY OF THE RUBIACEAE AND THE LOGANIACEAE: CONGRUENCE OR CONFLICT BETWEEN MORPHOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR DATA?
Phylogenetic analyses of 33 genera of Rubiaceae were performed using morphological and a few chemical characters. Parsimony analysis based on 29 characters resulted in eight equally parsimoniousExpand
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