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The phylogeny of Leucothoe s. l. (Ericaceae: Vaccinioideae) based on morphological and molecular (ndhF, matK, and nrITS) data
Author(s): C. M. Bush, W. S. Judd, L. Frazier, K. A. Kron
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 DNA sequence data and morphological characters. 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 CitationC. M. Bush, W. S. Judd, L. Frazier, and K. A. Kron. "The phylogeny of Leucothoe s. l. (Ericaceae: Vaccinioideae) based on morphological and molecular (ndhF, matK, and nrITS) data." Systematic Botany 35.1 (2010): 201-206.