A Nonflowering Land Plant Phylogeny Inferred from Nucleotide Sequences of Seven Chloroplast, Mitochondrial, and Nuclear Genes

  title={A Nonflowering Land Plant Phylogeny Inferred from Nucleotide Sequences of Seven Chloroplast, Mitochondrial, and Nuclear Genes},
  author={Yin Long Qiu and Libo Li and Bin Wang and Zhiduan Chen and Olena Dombrovska and Jungho Lee and Livija Kent and Rui‐Qi Li and Richard W. Jobson and Tory A. Hendry and David Winship Taylor and Christopher M. Testa and Mathew Ambros},
  journal={International Journal of Plant Sciences},
  pages={691 - 708}
Nucleotide sequences of seven chloroplast (atpB and rbcL, SSU and LSU rDNAs), mitochondrial (atp1, LSU rDNA), and nuclear (18S rDNA) genes from 192 land plants and their algal relatives were analyzed using maximum likelihood and maximum parsimony methods. Liverworts, mosses, hornworts, lycophytes, monilophytes (ferns), seed plants, and angiosperms all represent strongly supported monophyletic groups. Three bryophyte lineages form a paraphyletic group to vascular plants, with liverworts… 

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