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Phylogenomics and biogeography of the calamoid palms

Abstract:

Tropical rainforests are the most diverse terrestrial biome, but their origins remain incompletely understood. Detailed analyses of the temporal and spatial context of the evolution of old and species-rich tropical rainforest lineages have potential to yield novel insights. However, only few such analyses are currently available.

The palm subfamily Calamoideae is proposed here as an appropriate study system to address this knowledge gap. It has a rich fossil record, comprises 555 s...

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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Plant Sciences
Sub department:
Plant Sciences
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0944-5391

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Sheffield
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
Aarhus University
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Role:
Supervisor
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Programme:
Oxford NERC DTP
Funding agency for:
Kuhnhäuser, BG
Grant:
NE/L002612/1
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Programme:
Joint Clarendon Scholarship with Clarendon Fund
Funding agency for:
Kuhnhäuser, BG
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Programme:
Joint Clarendon Scholarship with Brasenose College
Funding agency for:
Kuhnhäuser, BG
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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