Astragalus (Fabaceae): A molecular phylogenetic perspective

@article{Wojciechowski2005AstragalusA,
  title={Astragalus (Fabaceae): A molecular phylogenetic perspective},
  author={Martin F. Wojciechowski},
  journal={Brittonia},
  year={2005},
  volume={57},
  pages={382-396}
}
Nucleotide sequences of the plastidmatK gene and nuclear rDNA internal transcribed spacer region were sampled fromAstragalus L. (Fabaceae), and its closest relatives within tribe Galegeae, to infer phylogenetic relationships and estimate ages of diversification. Consistent with previous studies that emphasized sampling for nrDNA ITS primarily within either New World or Old World species groups,Astragalus, with the exception of a few morphologically distinct species, is strongly supported as… 

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