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Phylogeny and classification ofFumariaceae, with emphasis onDicentra s. l., based on the plastid generps16 intron

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The phylogeny ofFumariaceae, as inferred fromrps16 intron sequences, is compared with morphological data, and nrDNA-ITS. The different data sets are largely congruent and indicate that (1)Dicentra and the tribeCorydaleae as hitherto circumscribed are polyphyletic, (2)Lamprocapnos (=Dicentra spectabilis) is sister group to the rest of subfam.Fumarioideae, (3)Ehrendorferia, gen. nov. (=Dicentra chrysantha andD. ochroleuca) is basal in the latter group, (4) the morphologically aberrantIchtyoselmis, gen. nov. (=Dicentra macrantha) groups withDicentra s. str., (5) the genusCysticapnos should be included in the tribeFumarieae, (6)Dactylicapnos (=Dicentra subg.Dactylicapnos) is sister group toCorydalis, (7) the genusCorydalis is monophyletic, and consists of three subgenera:Chremnocapnos, stat. nov.,Sophorocapnos, stat. nov., andCorydalis. The following new combinations are validated:Ehrendorferia chrysantha, E. ochroleuca, Ichtyoselmis macrantha, andLamprocapnos spectabilis.

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Correspondence to Magnus Lidén.

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Dedicated to emer. Univ.-Prof. DrFriedrich Ehrendorfer on the occasion of his 70th birthday

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Lidén, M., Fukuhara, T., Rylander, J. et al. Phylogeny and classification ofFumariaceae, with emphasis onDicentra s. l., based on the plastid generps16 intron. Pl Syst Evol 206, 411–420 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00987960

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Key words

  • Corydalis
  • Dactylicapnos
  • Dicentra
  • Ehrendorferia
  • Fumariaceae
  • Ichtyoselmis
  • Lamprocapnos
  • Phylogeny
  • rps16 intron sequences