An evaluation of tribes and generic relationships in Melioideae (Meliaceae) based on nuclear ITS ribosomal DNA

@article{Muellner2008AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of tribes and generic relationships in Melioideae (Meliaceae) based on nuclear ITS ribosomal DNA},
  author={Alexandra N. Muellner and Rosabelle Samuel and Mark W. Chase and Annette Wilbois Coleman and Tod F. Stuessy},
  journal={Taxon},
  year={2008},
  volume={57},
  pages={98-108}
}
Phylogenetic analyses of Melioideae, including representatives of all currently recognized tribes, were carried out using nuclear ITS ribosomal DNA sequence data. The secondary structure models employed for ITS1 and ITS2 allowed optimization of the alignment across Meliaceae genera of both subfamilies, yielding a maximum amount of information without the exclusion of some highly variable sites. This study is the first to assess the current circumscription of Melioideae and its tribes in detail… Expand

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