PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS IN SEED PLANTS

@article{Crane1985PHYLOGENETICRI,
  title={PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS IN SEED PLANTS},
  author={Peter R. Crane},
  journal={Cladistics},
  year={1985},
  volume={1}
}
  • P. Crane
  • Published 1 September 1985
  • Environmental Science
  • Cladistics
Abstract— The phylogenetic relationships of nineteen extant and fossil seed plants are considered. Analysis of 31 characters produced ten topologically similar and equally parsimonious cladograms. A strict consensus tree derived from these cladograms places Lyginopteris as the sister taxon to the other seed plants included. Within this clade all the taxa considered, except medullosans and cycads, form a single monophyletic group defined by the presence of flattened seeds and saccate pollen… 

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