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Evolutionary trends and patterns in the Anemoninae

  • F. Ehrendorfer
Conference paper
Part of the Plant Systematics and Evolution Supplement 9 book series (SYSTEMATICS, volume 9)

Abstract

On the basis of cpDNA restriction site analyses (Hoot & al. 1994) an improved but still informal hierarchical survey of Anemoninae is presented and combined with diversity and distribution data. Several adaptive syndromes are recognized on the basis of interrelated vegetative, reproductive, cytogenetic and group-organizational aspects. These adaptive patterns or types often include superficially similar species groups from different Anemoninae clades and apparently are the result of the convergent canalizing effect of similar environments and histories during the evolutionary process of eco-geographical radiation. This and several other reasons are discussed as obstacles in matching morphological and molecular data for taxonomic purposes.

Key words

Ranunculaceae Anemoninae Anemone. — Diversity adaptive syndromes morphological versus molecular data phylogeny systematics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Ehrendorfer
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of BotanyUniversity of ViennaWienAustria

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