An ordinal classification for the families of flowering plants

@article{Bremer1998AnOC,
  title={An ordinal classification for the families of flowering plants},
  author={K{\aa}re Bremer and Mark W. Chase and Peter F. Stevens and Arne A. Anderberg and Anders Backlund and Birgitta Bremer and Barbara G Briggs and Peter K. Endress and Michael F. Fay and Peter Goldblatt and Matts H G Gustafsson and Sara B. Hoot and Walter S. Judd and Mari K{\"a}llersj{\"o} and Elizabeth A. Kellogg and Kathleen A Kron and Donald H. Les and Cynthia M. Morton and Daniel L Nickrent and Richard G. Olmstead and Robert A. Price and Christopher J. Quinn and James E. Rodman},
  journal={Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden},
  year={1998},
  volume={85},
  pages={531-553}
}
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