An Updated Phylogenetic Classification of the Flowering Plants

  title={An Updated Phylogenetic Classification of the Flowering Plants},
  author={Robert fl. Thorne},
This update of my classification of the flowering plants, or Angiospermae, is based upon about 800 pertinent books, monographs, and other botanical papers published since my last synopsis appeared in the Nordic Journal of Science in 1983. Also I have narrowed my family- and ordinal-gap concepts to bring acceptance of family and ordinal limits more in line with those of current taxonomists. This new information and the shift in my phylogenetic philosophy have caused significant changes in my… 

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