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High species diversity may result from recent rapid speciation in a ‘cradle’ and/or the gradual accumulation and preservation of …

Recently Ulloa Ulloa et al.(2017) published a 2600-page online checklist of the New World vascular plants (the Checklist hereafter) …

Recent studies have detected strong phylogenetic signals in tree–fungus associations for diseased leaves and mycorrhizal symbioses. …

Should we build our own phylogenetic trees based on gene sequence data or can we simply use available synthesis phylogenies? This is a …

Juglans species have considerable ecological and economic value worldwide. In China, Wenwan walnuts have been collected by aristocrats …

There has been increasing interest in integrating a regional tree of life with community assembly rules in the ecological research. …

We reconstructed a phylogenetic tree of Chinese vascular plants (Tracheophyta) using sequences of the chloroplast genes atpB, matK, …

Rosidae, a clade of approximately 90,000 species of angiosperms, exhibits remarkable morphological diversity and extraordinary …

Microsatellites, or simple sequence repeats (SSRs), have long played a major role in genetic studies due to their typically high …

Premise of the study: The One Thousand Plant Transcriptomes Project (1KP, 1000+ assembled plant transcriptomes) provides an enormous …

Analysis of large data sets can help resolve difficult nodes in the tree of life and also reveal complex evolutionary histories. The …

Analysis of large data sets can help resolve difficult nodes in the tree of life and also concomitantly reveal complex evolutionary …

The term “Tree of Life” was first used by Charles Darwin in 1859 as a metaphor for describing phylogenetic relationships among …

By far, the interordinal relationships in rosids remain poorly resolved. Previous studies based on chloroplast, mitochondrial, and …

A revision of Elaeagnus L. for mainland China is provided based on field observations and herbarium studies. Forty‐two morphological …

Eight names in five genera Delphinium (Ranunculaceae), Lindernia and Mimulicalyx (Scrophulariaceae), Sorbus and Spiraea (Rosaceae) from …

Based on field observations in Chongqing, Hubei, Jiangxi, Yunnan, Zhejiang etc. provinces, and comprehensive study on more than 7,000 …

Based on examinations of type specimens housed at PE, lectotypes for twenty names of Chinese taxa in Angiospermae are here designated …

Lectotypes for five names in Rosaceae are here designated under Article 8.1,8.3,9.9,9.14 and 37.2, Recommendation 9A.2 and 9A.3, and …