Urticalean rosids: circumscription, rosid ancestry, and phylogenetics based on rbcL, trnL-F, and ndhF sequences.

@article{Sytsma2002UrticaleanRC,
  title={Urticalean rosids: circumscription, rosid ancestry, and phylogenetics based on rbcL, trnL-F, and ndhF sequences.},
  author={Kenneth J Sytsma and Jeffery J. Morawetz and J. Chris Pires and Molly Nepokroeff and Elena Conti and Michelle L. Zjhra and Jocelyn C Hall and Mark W. Chase},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  year={2002},
  volume={89 9},
  pages={
          1531-46
        }
}
To address the composition of the urticalean rosids, the relationships of the component families (maximally Cannabaceae, Cecropiaceae, Celtidaceae, Moraceae, Ulmaceae, and Urticaceae) and analyze evolution of morphological characters, we analyzed sequence variation for a large sampling of these families and various rosid outgroups using rbcL, trnL-F, and ndhF plastid regions. Urticalean rosids are derived out of a lineage including Barbeyaceae, Dirachmaceae, Elaeagnaceae, and Rhamnaceae, with… 

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