The Mostly Male Theory of Flower Evolutionary Origins: from Genes to Fossils

@inproceedings{Frohlich2000TheMM,
  title={The Mostly Male Theory of Flower Evolutionary Origins: from Genes to Fossils},
  author={M. Frohlich and D. S. Parker},
  year={2000}
}
  • M. Frohlich, D. S. Parker
  • Published 2000
  • Biology
  • Abstract The two recent theories of flowering plant evolutionary origins—the Anthophyte and Neo-Pseudanthial theories—are based on phylogenies (from morphological data) that show Gnetales as extant sister to angiosperms or as paraphyletic to angiosperms. Gnetales figured prominently in homology assessments and evolutionary scenarios of these theories. Several recent studies, including ours, provide strong evidence that extant gymnosperms are monophyletic, so Gnetales are most closely related to… CONTINUE READING
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