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- Forest, Félix, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- The new phytologist 2017 v.214 no.4 pp. 1722-1735
- Fabaceae; Neotropics; biogeography; ecosystems; extinction; habitats; legumes; phylogeny; trees; tropical forests; Africa; Asia; South America
- ... African tropical forests are generally considered less diverse than their Neotropical and Asian counterparts. By contrast, the Detarioideae is much more diverse in Africa than in South America and Asia. To better understand the evolution of this contrasting diversity pattern, we investigated the biogeographical and ecological origin of this subfamily, testing whether they originated in dry biomes ...