By Angela E. Newton, Raymond S. Tangney

The shift from conventional taxonomic the way to data-oriented, analytical cladistic methodologies has resulted in a greater figuring out of organic approaches and extra actual classifications for quite a lot of organisms, together with mosses. Pleurocarpous Mosses: Systematics and Evolution explores the influence of those equipment via fresh breakthroughs in learn at the evolution and phylogeny of pleurocarpous mosses. This publication emphasizes using state of the art analytical equipment, morphological characters, and using morphological and molecular information in systematics. It investigates the interrelationships inside of quite a few moss households during which pleurocarpous morphology seems to be and their comparable taxa. The authors research higher-level relationships to build the spine phylogeny of the gang and organize kinfolk inside of subgroups. They current new effects derived from molecular information, phylogenetic analyses, and various analytical equipment used to judge the techniques of morphological evolution, together with development styles, leaf constitution, and different morphological positive aspects. the ultimate chapters discover the fossil heritage of pleurocarpous mosses and talk about a proposed timeline for the evolution of severe nodes. additionally they tackle wider evolutionary questions suitable to the foundation and upkeep of species variety. as well as upgrading the present wisdom of this complicated team of organisms, Pleurocarpous Mosses: Systematics and Evolution additionally increases the factors of research and provides a paradigm for resolving phylogenetic relationships and classifying lesser-known taxonomic teams.

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