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A 250 plastome phylogeny of the grass family (Poaceae): topological support under different data partitions
The systematics of grasses has advanced through applications of plastome phylogenomics, although studies have been largely limited to subfamilies or other subgroups of Poaceae. Here we present aExpand
Plastome sequences of two New World bamboos--Arundinaria gigantea and Cryptochloa strictiflora (Poaceae)--extend phylogenomic understanding of Bambusoideae.
UNLABELLED PREMISE OF THE STUDY Two New World species of Bambusoideae, Arundinaria gigantea and Crytpochloa strictiflora, were investigated in a phylogenomic context. Complete plastome sequencesExpand
Evolutionary relationships in Panicoid grasses based on plastome phylogenomics (Panicoideae; Poaceae)
BackgroundPanicoideae are the second largest subfamily in Poaceae (grass family), with 212 genera and approximately 3316 species. Previous studies have begun to reveal relationships within theExpand
A multi-step comparison of short-read full plastome sequence assembly methods in grasses
Technological advances have allowed phylogenomic studies of plants, such as full chloroplast genome (plastome) analysis, to become increasingly popular and economically feasible. AlthoughExpand
Phylogenomics, molecular evolution, and estimated ages of lineages from the deep phylogeny of Poaceae
The deeply diverging subfamilies of grasses: Anomochlooideae, Pharoideae, and Puelioideae, today inhabit tropical forest floors as sparsely distributed depauperate lineages. The BEP/PACMAD grasses,Expand
Phylogenomics and Plastome Evolution of the Chloridoid Grasses (Chloridoideae: Poaceae)
Premise of research. Studies of complete plastomes have proven informative for our understanding of the molecular evolution and phylogenomics of grasses, but subfamily Chloridoideae has not beenExpand
Phylogenomics and Plastome Evolution of Tropical Forest Grasses (Leptaspis, Streptochaeta: Poaceae)
Studies of complete plastomes have proven informative for our understanding of the molecular evolution and phylogenomics of grasses. In this study, a plastome phylogenomic analysis sampled speciesExpand
The role of hemiparasitic plants: influencing tallgrass prairie quality, diversity, and structure
Wood betony, Orobanchaceae (Pedicularis canadensis) and bastard toadflax, Santalaceae (Comandra umbellata) are two root-hemiparasitic plant species found in tallgrass prairie communities. NaturalExpand
Biogeography and phylogenomics of New World Bambusoideae (Poaceae), revisited.
UNLABELLED • PREMISE OF THE STUDY New World Bambusoideae have only recently been studied in a phylogenomic context. Plastome sequences were determined and analyzed from Arundinaria appalachiana, A.Expand
Leaf shape and size track habitat transitions across forest–grassland boundaries in the grass family (Poaceae)
Grass leaf shape is a strong indicator of their habitat with linear leaves predominating in open areas and ovate leaves distinguishing forest‐associated grasses. This pattern among extant speciesExpand