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Proposed phylogenetic relationships among palm tribes. This tree is based on the morphological and cpDNA RFLP studies of Uhl, et al. (1995) and on the molecular sequence studies of Hahn, et al. (1995). Terminal taxa are based on the major groups of Moore (1973) and the updated taxonomy of Uhl and Dransfield (1986, 1987).

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References:

Dransfield, J., and N. W. Uhl. 1986. An outline of a classification of palms. Principes 30(1):3-11.

Hahn, WJ, WJ Kress, & EA Zimmer. 1995. Molecular sequence evolution of the Palmae - A study in deep branch phylogenetics. American Journal of Botany 82 (6 - Supplement): 133.

Moore, H. E., Jr. 1973. The major groups of palms and their distribution. Gentes Herbarium 11(2): 27-140.

Uhl, NW & J Dransfield. 1987. Genera Palamarum: A Classification of Palms Based on the Work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. Allen Press, Lawrence, Kansas.

Uhl, NW, J Dransfield, JI Davis, MA Luckow, KS Hansen, and JJ Doyle. 1995. Phylogenetic relationships among palms: Cladistic analyses of morphological and chloroplast DNA restriction site variation. pp 623-661 in: PJ Rudall, PJ Cribb, DF Cutler, and CJ Humphries (eds.) Monocotyledons: systematics and evolution. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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