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Smallest angiosperm genomes found in lentibulariaceae, with chromosomes of bacterial size.
The Genlisea-Utricularia clade exhibits one of the highest mutational rates in several genomic regions in angiosperms, what may be linked to specialized patterns of genome evolution. Expand
Phylogeny of Amaranthaceae and Chenopodiaceae and the Evolution of C4 Photosynthesis
A phylogenetic analysis of Chenopodiaceae and Amaranthaceae using sequence variation of the chloroplast gene rbcL indicates that the two families form a well‐supported monophyletic clade that is sister to Achatocarpaceae. Expand
Noncoding plastid trnT‐trnF sequences reveal a well resolved phylogeny of basal angiosperms
A phylogeny for basal angiosperms based on noncoding, fast‐evolving sequences of the chloroplast genome region trnT‐trnF is presented, showing the New Caledonian Amborella as the sister to all other angios perms, followed by Nymphaeaceae and an Austrobaileya–Illicium–Schisandra clade. Expand
Angiosperm phylogeny based on matK sequence information.
Combined analyses of matK and other rapidly evolving DNA regions with available multigene data sets have strong potential to enhance resolution and internal support in deep level angiosperms phylogenetics and provide additional insights into angiosperm evolution. Expand
We present an analysis of supra-familial relationships of monocots based on a combined matrix of nuclear ISS and partial 26S rONA, plastid atpB, matK, ndhF, and rbcL, and mitochondrial atpl DNAExpand
Multigene Analyses of Monocot Relationships
Analysis of supra-familial relationships of monocots based on a combined matrix of nuclear 18S and partial 26S rDNA, plastid atpB, matK, ndhF, and rbcL, and mitochondrial atpl DNA sequences provides higher bootstrap support for nearly all relationships than in previously published analyses. Expand
Phylogeny of Nymphaea (Nymphaeaceae): Evidence from Substitutions and Microstructural Changes in the Chloroplast trnT‐trnF Region
Phylogenetic relationships among 35 of an estimated 45–50 species of Nymphaea are presented based on an analysis of the chloroplast trnT‐trnF region, showing a strong insertion bias in simple sequence repeats and AT‐rich, satellite‐like sequence parts that seem to be conserved in sequence within species but are highly variable among species. Expand
Phylogenetics of amaranthaceae based on matK/trnK sequence data-evidence from parsimony, likelihood, and bayesian analyses
Amaranthaceae and Chenopodiaceae together represent the most species-rich monophyletic group in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales and the complex stellate pore ornamentation was reconstructed as having evolved at least twice in parallel. Expand
Evolution of Piperales--matK gene and trnK intron sequence data reveal lineage specific resolution contrast.
Piperales Parsimony, Bayesian and likelihood analyses result in virtually the same topology, and converge on the monophyly of Piperaceae and Saururaceae, but the different tree inference methods yield conflicting results with respect to the relationships of subfam. Expand
The Linderniaceae and Gratiolaceae are further lineages distinct from the Scrophulariaceae (Lamiales).
The Lamiales are one of the largest orders of angiosperms, with about 22,000 species. The Scrophulariaceae, as one of their most important families, has recently been shown to be polyphyletic. As aExpand