Plant Systematics and Evolution

, Volume 152, Issue 3–4, pp 167–183 | Cite as

Phylogenetic relationships in theSideritis leucantha group (Lamiaceae)

  • A. Ma Fernández-Peralta
  • J. J. González-Aguilera
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Abstract

Six closely related taxa of the sect.Eusideritis of the genusSideritis (S. leucantha, S. pusilla, S. flavovirens, S. granatensis, S. biflora andS. osteoxylla) are analysed to elucidate their phylogenetic relationships and position within the sect.Eusideritis. Meiotic behaviour, karyotype features, size and fertility of pollen grains, DNA amounts and seed protein profiles are reviewed. A polyploid origin of the group (from x = 7) and the further diversification through dysploidy and chromosome repatterning is postulated.S. osteoxylla is apparently of hybrid origin.

Key words

Angiosperms Lamiaceae Sideritis Meiotic behaviour karyotypes size and fertility of pollen grains DNA values seed protein electrophoresis phylogenetic relationships 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Ma Fernández-Peralta
    • 1
  • J. J. González-Aguilera
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Genética, C-XV, División de BiologíaFacultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma de MadridCantoblancoSpain

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