WITHIN-POPULATION GENETIC DIVERSITY OF CLIMBING PLANTS AND TREES IN A TEMPERATE FOREST IN CENTRAL CHILE

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Torres-Díaz, Cristian; Ruiz, Eduardo; Salgado-Luarte, Cristian; Molina-Montenegro, Marco A; Gianoli, Ernesto;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas, Universidad de Concepción
  • Subject: AFLP | climbers | evolution | genetic variability | key innovation | innovación clave | evolución | trepadoras | variabilidad genética

The climbing habit is a key innovation in angiosperm evolution: climbing plant taxa have greater species richness than their non-climbing sister groups. It is considered that highly diversified clades should show increased among-population genetic differentiation. Less ... View more
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