Phylogeny of Cyperaceae based on DNA sequence data - a new rbcL analysis

  title={Phylogeny of Cyperaceae based on DNA sequence data - a new rbcL analysis},
  author={David A. Simpson and A. Muthama Muasya and Marccus V. S. Alves and Jeremy J. Bruhl and Sandra Dhooge and Mark W. Chase and Carol A. Furness and Kioumars Ghamkhar and Paul Goetghebeur and Trevor Roland Hodkinson and Adam D. Marchant and Anton A. Reznicek and Roland Nieuwborg and Eric H. Roalson and Erik Smets and Julian R. Starr and William Wayt Thomas and Karen L. Wilson and Xiufu Zhang},
Since the Monocots II meeting in 1998, significant new data have been published that enhance our systematic knowledge of Cyperaceae. Phylogenetic studies in the family have also progressed steadily. For this study, a parsimony analysis was carried out using all rbcL sequences currently available for Cyperaceae, including data for two new genera. One of the four subfamilies (Caricoideae) and seven of the 14 tribes (Bisboeckelereae, Cariceae, Cryptangieae, Dulichieae, Eleocharideae, Sclerieae… 

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