Embryology of Gomortegaceae (Laurales): characteristics and character evolution


The embryological characteristics of Gomortegaceae, which are poorly understood, were investigated on the basis of Gomortega nitida, the only species of the family, to understand better the evolution of this group within Laurales. Comparisons with other Laurales and Magnoliales (a sister group of Laurales) show that Gomortega has many embryological features… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10265-004-0149-3


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