Testing the monophyly of Simaba (Simaroubaceae): Evidence from five molecular regions and morphology

Testing the monophyly of Simaba (Simaroubaceae): Evidence from five molecular regions and morphology Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 120 (2018) 63–82 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/ympev Testing the monophyly of Simaba (Simaroubaceae): Evidence from five molecular regions and morphology a, b c Marcelo Fernando Devecchi , William Wayt Thomas , Gregory M. Plunkett , José Rubens Pirani Departamento de Botânica, Universidade de São Paulo, Herbário SPF, Rua do Matão 277, São Paulo 05508-900, Brazil Institute of Systematic Botany, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458-5126, USA Cullman Program for Molecular Systematics, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458-5126, USA ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: Generic circumscriptions in the mostly pantropical family Simaroubaceae are somewhat controversial. Simaba is ETS the largest genus, currently defined as exclusively neotropical, with around 25 species of trees and shrubs, but ITS both its limits and infrageneric classification have been a matter of discussion and divergence. Traditionally, Homalolepis species of the genus have been treated in three sections: Simaba sect. Tenuiflorae, S. sect. Floribundae and S. sect. psbA-trnH Grandiflorae, but a phylogenetic analysis suggested that the latter two may not be monophyletic. To test the Rps16 monophyly of Simaba and its infrageneric classification, we used a molecular approach based on DNA sequence http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution Elsevier

Testing the monophyly of Simaba (Simaroubaceae): Evidence from five molecular regions and morphology

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Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 120 (2018) 63–82 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/ympev Testing the monophyly of Simaba (Simaroubaceae): Evidence from five molecular regions and morphology a, b c Marcelo Fernando Devecchi , William Wayt Thomas , Gregory M. Plunkett , José Rubens Pirani Departamento de Botânica, Universidade de São Paulo, Herbário SPF, Rua do Matão 277, São Paulo 05508-900, Brazil Institute of Systematic Botany, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458-5126, USA Cullman Program for Molecular Systematics, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458-5126, USA ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: Generic circumscriptions in the mostly pantropical family Simaroubaceae are somewhat controversial. Simaba is ETS the largest genus, currently defined as exclusively neotropical, with around 25 species of trees and shrubs, but ITS both its limits and infrageneric classification have been a matter of discussion and divergence. Traditionally, Homalolepis species of the genus have been treated in three sections: Simaba sect. Tenuiflorae, S. sect. Floribundae and S. sect. psbA-trnH Grandiflorae, but a phylogenetic analysis suggested that the latter two may not be monophyletic. To test the Rps16 monophyly of Simaba and its infrageneric classification, we used a molecular approach based on DNA sequence

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Molecular Phylogenetics and EvolutionElsevier

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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