Genetic differentiation in the genus Lithops L. (Ruschioideae, Aizoaceae) reveals a high level of convergent evolution and reflects geographic distribution.

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Southern Africa is one of the hot spots for plant biodiversity, with ca. 80% of species endemic to this area. Rapid and recent radiations in Southern African plant genera were triggered by fine-scale differences in climate, topography and geology. The genus Lithops (Ruschioideae, Aizoaceae) contains 37 species and is widely distributed in Southern Africa… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1438-8677.2010.00354.x

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@article{Kellner2011GeneticDI, title={Genetic differentiation in the genus Lithops L. (Ruschioideae, Aizoaceae) reveals a high level of convergent evolution and reflects geographic distribution.}, author={A. Kellner and Christiane M. Ritz and P. Schlittenhardt and Frank Hellwig}, journal={Plant biology}, year={2011}, volume={13 2}, pages={368-80} }