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Phylogenetic relationships of aroids and duckweeds (Araceae) inferred from coding and noncoding plastid DNA.
Familial, subfamilial, and tribal monophyly and relationships of aroids and duckweeds were assessed by parsimony and Bayesian phylogenetic analyses of five regions of coding (rbcL, matK) andExpand
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Biological diversity in the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley, Mexico
A general overview of the biological knowledge of the floristic province of the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley in central-southern Mexico is presented. Floristic and faunistic richness and endemism, asExpand
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Morphological variation and the process of domestication of Stenocereus stellatus (Cactaceae) in Central Mexico.
Morphological variation was analyzed in wild, managed in situ, and cultivated populations of the columnar cactus Stenocereus stellatus in central Mexico. The purpose was to evaluate whetherExpand
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Pollination biology of two columnar Cacti (Neobuxbaumia mezcalaensis and Neobuxbaumia macrocephala) in the Tehuacan Valley, central Mexico
We document the pollination biology and mating systems of Neobuxbaumia mezcalaensisand Neobuxbaumia macrocephala, two Mexican giant columnar cacti. These two species form mixed forests in the westernExpand
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Reproductive biology and the process of domestication of the columnar cactus Stenocereus Stellatus in Central Mexico.
Pollination biology, breeding system, and floral phenology of the columnar cactus Stenocereus stellatus were studied in wild, wild managed in situ and cultivated populations of central Mexico, inExpand
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‘Convergent’ traits of mediterranean woody plants belong to pre-mediterranean lineages
The evergreen-sclerophyllous vegetation associated to the mediterranean-type ecosystems shares common characteristics that have been explained invoking an evolutionary convergence driven by theExpand
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Pollination biology of two winter-blooming giant columnar cacti in the Tehuacán Valley, central Mexico
Abstract In the neotropics, central Mexico and Venezuela, columnar cacti (mostly belonging to tribe Pachycereae) are pollinated mainly by bats. In the Tehuacan Valley 36 species of columnar cactiExpand
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Use forms, management and commercialization of “pochote” Ceiba aesculifolia (H.B. & K.) Britten & Baker f. subsp. parvifolia (Rose) P.E. Gibbs & Semir (Bombacaceae) in the Tehuacán Valley, Central
Abstract This study documented information about traditional nomenclature, forms of use and management and role in peasant subsistence of the “pochote” tree, Ceiba aesculifolia subsp. parvifoliaExpand
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A cladistic analysis of the subtribe Sicyinae (Cucurbitaceae)
The subtribe Sicyinae includes six genera (Microsechiutn, Parasicyos, Sechiopsis, Sechiumn, Sicyos, and Sicyosperma). In this paper, monophyly of this subtribe and phylogenetic relationships amongExpand
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A contribution to the generic delimitation of Sechium (Cucurbitaceae, Sicyinae)
The generic limits of Sechium continue to be controversial. A phenetic analysis of the species of Sechium and its allies in subtribe Sicyinae, using both palynological and macromorphologicalExpand
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