Phylogenetic Analysis of Araucariaceae: Integrating Molecules, Morphology, and Fossils

  title={Phylogenetic Analysis of Araucariaceae: Integrating Molecules, Morphology, and Fossils},
  author={Ignacio H. Escapa and Santiago Andr{\'e}s Catalano},
  journal={International Journal of Plant Sciences},
  pages={1153 - 1170}
  • I. EscapaS. Catalano
  • Published 9 September 2013
  • Biology, Environmental Science
  • International Journal of Plant Sciences
Premise of research. Phylogenetic relationships of Araucariaceae (Coniferophyta, Araucariales) are revised on the basis of the first combined data matrix for the family. Methodology. Taxon sampling includes 39 ingroup species (31 extant, 8 fossils) and outgroup species of all the remaining conifer families. Five fossil Araucaria species, one species of the genus Araucarites, and two species of the extinct genera Wairarapaia and Emwadea were included in the analyses. Character sampling includes… 

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