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Investigating the Species Relationships in Megistostegium ( Malvaceae )

  title={Investigating the Species Relationships in Megistostegium ( Malvaceae )},
  author={Tahsina A. Shimu},
  • T. Shimu
  • Published 2017
  • Biology, Environmental Science
The island of Madagascar is known for its rich fauna and flora, and is an ideal area to study species and speciation (Vences et al., 2009), especially species in the Hibiscus tribe (Koopman & Baum, 2008). The island contains unparalleled levels of endemism and species diversity, making it one of the greatest biodiversity hotspots in the world (Goodman & Benstead, 2005). The three morphologically distinct plant species in the genus Megistostegium will be used to study speciation. Previous… 

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