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• A wide range of factors (developmental, physiological, ecological) with unpredictable interactions control variation in leaf form. Here, we examined the distribution of leaf morphologies (simple and complex forms) across angiosperms in a phylogenetic context to detect patterns in the directions of changes in leaf shape. • Seven datasets (diverse(More)
Biodiversity is a key to human well-being. However universally acknowledged, this reality is not appreciated as much as one might imagine or hope. Having achieved a high standing in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in 1992, biodiversity appears to have gradually fallen from that position in the 20 years since. This is evidenced by the fact that(More)
Crotalaria L. (Fabaceae) comprises approximately 700 species that are distributed in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. In India, it is the largest legume genus with 92 species. Sequences of the nuclear internal transcribed spacer from species representing all the six recognized sections of Indian Crotalaria were subjected to phylogenetic(More)
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