A phylogenetic classification of tribe Poranthereae (Phyllanthaceae, Euphorbiaceae sensu lato)

  title={A phylogenetic classification of tribe Poranthereae (Phyllanthaceae, Euphorbiaceae sensu lato)},
  author={Maria S. Vorontsova and Petra Hoffmann},
  journal={Kew Bulletin},
SummaryA phylogenetic classification of tribe Poranthereae Grüning (Phyllanthaceae Martynov) is presented, based on molecular studies using DNA sequence data of nuclear ITS and plastid matK regions in conjunction with morphological characters. The tribe contains eight genera, four subgenera and 111 species. Circumscription of the genera differs considerably from previous systems. Only Actephila Blume remains unchanged. Andrachne sensu lato is divided into five genera: Andrachne L., Leptopus… 

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