Phylogenetics of the Subtribe Pleurothallidinae ( Epidendreae : Orchidaceae ) Based on Combined Evidence from Dna Sequences

@inproceedings{PridgeonPhylogeneticsOT,
  title={Phylogenetics of the Subtribe Pleurothallidinae ( Epidendreae : Orchidaceae ) Based on Combined Evidence from Dna Sequences},
  author={Alec M. Pridgeon}
}
(Epidendreae: Orchida-ceae) comprises an estimated 4000 Neotropical species in about 30 genera (Luer 1986), accounting for 15-20% of the species in the entire family. The vast majority are dipteran-, deceit-pollinated epi-phytes with sympodial growth, unifoliate non-pseudobulbous stems or " ramicauls, " conduplicate leaves, velamentous roots, and an articulation between the pedicel and ovary. Genera have been cir-cumscribed on the basis of number of pollinia– eight, six, four or two – although… CONTINUE READING

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