Himalayan uplift shaped biomes in Miocene temperate Asia: evidence from leguminous Caragana

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Caragana, with distinctive variation in leaf and rachis characters, exhibits three centers of geographic distribution, i.e., Central Asia, the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau (QTP), and East Asia, corresponding to distinct biomes. Because Caragana species are often ecologically dominant components of the vegetation in these regions, it is regarded as a key taxon… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/srep36528

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@inproceedings{Zhang2016HimalayanUS, title={Himalayan uplift shaped biomes in Miocene temperate Asia: evidence from leguminous Caragana}, author={Ming-li Zhang and Xiao-guo Xiang and Juan-Juan Xue and Stewart C. Sanderson and Peter W. Fritsch}, booktitle={Scientific reports}, year={2016} }