Phylogeny and Biogeography of the Styracaceae

  title={Phylogeny and Biogeography of the Styracaceae},
  author={Peter W. Fritsch and Cynthia M. Morton and Tao Chen and Candice Meldrum},
  journal={International Journal of Plant Sciences},
  pages={S95 - S116}
The dicotyledonous family Styracaceae is distributed among all the major Tertiary mixed‐mesophytic forest refugia of the Northern Hemisphere. To infer the biogeographical history of the family and its significance for models of Northern Hemisphere historical biogeography, the phylogeny of the Styracaceae was estimated from separate and combined analyses of three DNA sequence data sets (chloroplast trnL intron/trnL‐trnF spacer, chloroplast rbcL gene, ITS region of nuclear ribosomal DNA) and a… 

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