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RESEARCH LITERATURE

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Phylogeny of Hibiscus sect. Muenchhusia (Malvaceae) based on chloroplast rpL16 and ndhF, and nuclear ITS and GBSSI sequences

Author(s): R. L. Small

Year: 2004

Journal: Systematic Botany
Volume: 29
Issue: 2
Pages: 385-392

Article Topic(s): Genetics, Systematics, Taxonomy
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Hibiscus grandiflorus (Swamp rose-mallow), Hibiscus moscheutos (Crimson-eyed rose-mallow),

Abstract

Researches the systematics of Hibiscus section Muenchhusia, which includes five North American Hibiscus species. Muenchhusia is monophyletic and is embedded in a clade in the tribe Malvavisceae. The five species in the section fall into two clades, one consisting of H. grandiflorus and H. moscheutos and the other including H. coccineus, H. dasycalyx, and H. laevis.

Suggested Citation

R. L. Small. "Phylogeny of Hibiscus sect. Muenchhusia (Malvaceae) based on chloroplast rpL16 and ndhF, and nuclear ITS and GBSSI sequences." Systematic Botany 29.2 (2004): 385-392.

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ISSN: 0363-6445
DOI: 10.1600/036364404774195575
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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