A Morphological Cladistic Analysis of the Ipomoeeae (Convolvulaceae)

@inproceedings{Wilkin1999AMC,
  title={A Morphological Cladistic Analysis of the Ipomoeeae (Convolvulaceae)},
  author={Paul Wilkin},
  year={1999}
}
A cladistic analysis of the tribe Ipomoeeae based on 45 morphological and palynological characters is presented; the results obtained suggest that 1) the Ipomoeeae is monophyletic 2) all of the smaller genera of the tribe (Argyreia Lour., Astripomoea A. Meeuse, Blinkworthia Choisy, Lepistemon Blume, Lepistemonopsis Dammer, Paralepistemon Lejoly & Lisowski, Rivea Choisy, Stictocardia Hallier f. and Turbina Raf. are nested within the largest genus, Ipomoea. The characters defining taxa within the… CONTINUE READING

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