Ancient flowering plants: DNA sequences and angiosperm classification
Mark W Chase and Michael F Fay
Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3DS, UK
Genome Biology 2001,
analyses of gene sequences provide a clear pattern of which extant
flowering plant genera diversified earliest. Combined with complete
genomic sequences, these data will vastly improve understanding of the
genetic basis of plant diversity.