Phylogeny of Cyperaceae Based on DNA Sequence Data: Current Progress and Future Prospects

@article{Muasya2008PhylogenyOC,
  title={Phylogeny of Cyperaceae Based on DNA Sequence Data: Current Progress and Future Prospects},
  author={A. Muthama Muasya and David A. Simpson and George Anthony Verboom and Paul Goetghebeur and Robert F. C. Naczi and Mark W. Chase and Erik Smets},
  journal={The Botanical Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={75},
  pages={2-21}
}
In the last decade, efforts to reconstruct suprageneric phylogeny of the Cyperaceae have intensified. We present an analysis of 262 taxa representing 93 genera in 15 tribes, sequenced for the plastid rbcL and trnL-F (intron and intergenic spacer). Cyperaceae are monophyletic and resolved into two clades, here recognised as Mapanioideae and Cyperoideae, and the overall topology is similar to results from previous studies. Within Cyperoideae, Trilepideae are sister to rest of taxa whereas… 
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