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A phylogenetic analysis of Leucothoe s.l. (Ericaceae; tribe Gaultherieae) based on phenotypic characters
Author(s): K. Waselkov, W. S. Judd
Article Topic(s): Systematics, Taxonomy
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Leucothoe axillaris (Coastal doghobble),
AbstractInvestigates the phylogenetic relationships within the genus Leucothoe based on phenotypic characters (morphology, anatomy, chromosome number, and secondary chemistry). The authors found that the genus is polyphyletic and suggest splitting the genus into three genera. Leucothoe axillaris would remain in Leucothoe under the new subscription.
Suggested CitationK. Waselkov, and W. S. Judd. "A phylogenetic analysis of Leucothoe s.l. (Ericaceae; tribe Gaultherieae) based on phenotypic characters." Brittonia 60.4 (2008): 382-397.