Phylogenetic relationships and taxonomy of subfamily Zygophylloideae (Zygophyllaceae) based on molecular and morphological data

@article{Beier2003PhylogeneticRA,
  title={Phylogenetic relationships and taxonomy of subfamily Zygophylloideae (Zygophyllaceae) based on molecular and morphological data},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn-Axel Beier and Mark W. Chase and Mats Thulin},
  journal={Plant Systematics and Evolution},
  year={2003},
  volume={240},
  pages={11-39}
}
Abstract.Phylogenetic analysis of noncoding trnL plastid DNA sequences and morphological data for 43 species of Zygophylloideae, representing most of the morphological and geographical variation in the subfamily, indicates that the currently recognised genera Augea (monotypic, southern Africa), Tetraena (monotypic, China), and Fagonia (c. 30 species, widespread), are embedded in Zygophyllum (c. 150 species, widespread). A generic classification based on six monophyletic and morphologically… 

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