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Mutisieae

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taxon links Phylogenetic position of group is uncertainPhylogenetic position of group is uncertainPhylogenetic position of group is uncertainPhylogenetic position of group is uncertain[down<--]Mutisioideae Interpreting the tree
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Chloroplast DNA phylogeny after Panero and Funk (2008)
Containing group: Mutisioideae

References

Panero, J. L., and V. A. Funk. 2008. The value of sampling anomalous taxa in phylogenetic studies: major clades of the Asteraceae revealed. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. (in press).

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Scientific Name Mutisia decurrens
Location Parque Nacional Conguillio, Chile
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Mutisia decurrens (Compositae)
Source Collection Flickr
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Copyright © 2006 Tim Waters
Scientific Name Gerbera jamesonii
Location cultivated, Origin: South Africa
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Transvaal Daisy
Source Collection Flickr
ToL Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License - Version 2.0.
Copyright © 2006 Dinesh Valke
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