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- Lucas, Eve J., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Annals of botany 2010 v.106 no.1 pp. 79-93
- Bayesian theory; Myrtaceae; evolution; fossils; fruits; new technology; nucleotide sequences; plastid DNA; rain forests; sequence analysis; species diversity
- ... BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The angiosperm family Myrtaceae comprises 17 tribes with more than half of the estimated 5500 species being referred to the fleshy-fruited and predominantly rainforest associated Syzygieae and Myrteae. Previous studies suggest that fleshy fruits have evolved separately in these lineages, whereas generally shifts in fruit morphology have been variously implicated in diversifica ...
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