Palynological characters and their phylogenetic signal in Rubiaceae

@article{Dessein2008PalynologicalCA,
  title={Palynological characters and their phylogenetic signal in Rubiaceae},
  author={Steven Dessein and Helga Ochoterena and Petra de Block and Frederic Lens and Elmar Robbrecht and Peter Schols and Erik Smets and Stefan Vinckier and Suzy Huysmans},
  journal={The Botanical Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={71},
  pages={354-414}
}
In the 1990s Rubiaceae became a hot spot for systematists, mainly due to the comprehensive treatment of the family by Robbrecht in 1988. Next to the exploration of macromolecular characters to infer the phylogeny, the palynology of Rubiaceae finally received the attention it deserves. This article aims to present a state-of-the-art analysis of the systematic palynology of the family. The range of varíation in pollen morphology is wide, and some of the pollen features are not known from other… 
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