GONDWANAN EVOLUTION OF THE GRASS ALLIANCE OF FAMILIES (POALES)

@article{Bremer2002GONDWANANEO,
  title={GONDWANAN EVOLUTION OF THE GRASS ALLIANCE OF FAMILIES (POALES)},
  author={K{\aa}re Bremer},
  journal={Evolution},
  year={2002},
  volume={56}
}
  • K. Bremer
  • Published 1 July 2002
  • Biology, Environmental Science
  • Evolution
Abstract Phylogenetic interrelationships among all 18 families of Poales were assessed by cladistic analysis of chloroplast DNA rbcL and atpB sequences from 65 species. There are two well‐supported main clades; the graminoid clade with Poaceae (grasses), Anarthriaceae, Centrolepidaceae, Ecdeiocoleaceae, Flagellariaceae, Joinvilleaceae, and Restionaceae; and the cyperoid clade with Cyperaceae, Juncaceae, and Thurniaceae. A sister group relationship between Poaceae and Ecdeiocoleaceae is… 
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