Plastomes of Betulaceae and phylogenetic implications

  title={Plastomes of Betulaceae and phylogenetic implications},
  author={Xiaoyun Yang and Zefu Wang and Wenchun Luo and Xinyi Guo and Caihua Zhang and Jianquan Liu and Guangpeng Ren},
  journal={Journal of Systematics and Evolution},
Betulaceae is a well‐defined family of Fagales, including six living genera and more than 160 modern species. Species of the family have high ecological and economic value for the abundant production of wood. However, phylogenetic relationships within Betulaceae have remained partly unresolved, likely due to the lack of a sufficient number of informative sites used in previous studies. Here, we re‐investigate the Betulaceae phylogeny with whole chloroplast genomes from 24 species (17 newly… 

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