Plant systematics: a phylogenetic approach
A comprehensive introduction to vascular plant phylogeny, the third edition reflects changes in the circumscription of many orders and families to represent monophyletic groups, following the most recent classification of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. Molecular taxonomic methods are fully presented, as are the results of many recent studies.
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The Phylogenetk Approach
method and Principle of Biological Systematic
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