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kiblogo03Trees from Kunming Institute of Botany

Scientists from Kunming Institute of Botany, China have undertaken investigations into the alpine group, Thamnocalamus, Fargesia and Yushania, sometimes along with Gaoligongshania, Ampelocalamus, Drepanostachyum and Himalayacalamus

Results are summarised in the following 3 trees:

1. From  Guo et al. (2001). ITS seqencing results. Note: A. actinotrichus =Ampelocalamus actinotrichus; F. fractiflexa = Drepanostachyum fractiflexum, T. spathiflorus = Thamnocalamus spathiflorus; F. setosa and other F. species outside the F. spathacea clade = Borinda




























2. Strict consensus tree of the 92 most parsimonious trees resulting from a heuristic search with PAUP 4.0, with gaps treated asa fifth base. Numbers below branches are bootstrap values. (CI 5 0.646, RI 5 0.716).

From Guo et al. (2002). ITS sequencing results. Note: Dr. hookerianum = Himalayacalamus hookerianus; F. fractiflexa = Drepanostachyum fraxiflexum, C. pallens = Chimonocalamus pallens.


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 3. From Guo & Li (2004). Results of combined GBSSI and ITS sequence analysis.




Guo et al. (2001). Guo, Z.-H., Chen, Y.-Y., Li, D.-Z., and Yang, J.-B. 2001. Genetic variation and evolution of the alpine bamboos (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) using DNA sequence data. Journal of Plant Research 114: 315-322.

Guo et al. (2002). Guo, Z.-H., Chen, Y.-Y., and Li, D.-Z. 2002. Phylogenetic studies on the Thamnocalamus group and its allies (Gramineae: Bambusoideae) based on ITS sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 22: 20-30.

Guo & Li (2004). Guo, Z.-H., and Li, D.-Z. 2004. Phylogenetics of the Thamnocalamus group and its allies (Gramineae: Bambusoideae): inference from the sequences of GBSSI gene and ITS spacer. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 30: 1-12.




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