Biogeography and floral evolution of baobabs (Adansonia, Bombacaceae) as inferred from multiple data sets.

@article{Baum1998BiogeographyAF,
  title={Biogeography and floral evolution of baobabs (Adansonia, Bombacaceae) as inferred from multiple data sets.},
  author={David A. Baum and Randall L. Small and Jonathan F. Wendel},
  journal={Systematic biology},
  year={1998},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={
          181-207
        }
}
The phylogeny of baobab trees was analyzed using four data sets: chloroplast DNA restriction sites, sequences of the chloroplast rpl16 intron, sequences of the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region of nuclear ribosomal DNA, and morphology. We sampled each of the eight species of Adansonia plus three outgroup taxa from tribe Adansonieae. These data were analyzed singly and in combination using parsimony. ITS and morphology provided the greatest resolution and were largely concordant. The two… 

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