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Pertyoideae

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Phylogeny after Kim et al. (2002) and Mitsui et al. (2008)
Containing group: Asteraceae

References

Freire, S. E. 2007. Systematic revision and phylogeny of Ainsliaea DC. (Asteraceae: Mutisieae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 94: 79-191.

Kim, H. G., D. J. Loockerman, and R. K. Jansen. 2002. Systematic implications of ndhF sequence variation in the Mutisieae (Asteraceae). Systematic Botany 27(3):598?609.

Mitsui, Y., S.-T. Chen, C.-I. Peng, Y.-F. Deng, H. Setoguchi. 2008. Phylogeny and biogeography of the genus Ainsliaea Asteraceae in the Sino-Pacific region based on nuclear rDNA and plastid DNA sequence data. Ann. Bot. London 101: 111-124.

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Scientific Name Ainsliaea macroclinidioides
Location Taiwan
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Body Part flowers
Source 菊科 鬼督郵屬 阿里山鬼督郵 (花) 小烏來 Ainsliaea macroclinioides
Source Collection Flickr
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Scientific Name Ainsliaea henryi Diels
Location Taiwan
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Body Part flowers
Source 菊科 鬼督郵屬 台灣鬼督郵 ( 花) 合歡山 Ainsliaea latifolia subsp. henryi
Source Collection Flickr
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