Molecular phylogenetic analysis of uniovulate Euphorbiaceae (Euphorbiaceae sensu stricto) using plastid RBCL and TRNL-F DNA sequences.

@article{Wurdack2005MolecularPA,
  title={Molecular phylogenetic analysis of uniovulate Euphorbiaceae (Euphorbiaceae sensu stricto) using plastid RBCL and TRNL-F DNA sequences.},
  author={Kenneth J. Wurdack and Petra Hoffmann and Mark W. Chase},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  year={2005},
  volume={92 8},
  pages={
          1397-420
        }
}
Parsimony and Bayesian analyses of plastid rbcL and trnL-F DNA sequence data of the pantropical family Euphorbiaceae sensu stricto (s.s.) are presented. Sampling includes representatives of all three subfamilies (Acalyphoideae, Crotonoideae, and Euphorbioideae), 35 of 37 tribes and 179 of the 247 genera of uniovulate Euphorbiaceae sensu lato (s.l.). Euphorbiaceae s.s. were recovered as a monophyletic group with no new adjustments in circumscription. Two clades containing taxa previously placed… 
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