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Title: Himalayan origin and evolution of Myricaria (Tamaricaeae) in the Neogene
Author: Zhang, Ming-Li; Meng, Hong-Hu; Zhang, Hong-Xiang; Vyacheslav, Byalt V.; Sanderson, Stewart C.;
Source: PLoS ONE. 9(6): e97582.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Description: The Tamaricaceae contains about eighty species  and four genera: Tamarix, Myricaria, Reumuria, and Hololachna . This family, and Frankeniaceae, are defined as the salt-gland anatomical lineage . Myricaria consists of about twelve - thirteen species [4-7] and occurs in Northern Temperate zone of Eurasia, mainly along the Asian mountains. There are eight species in Himalayas, many are endemic, thus forming a center of diversity for Myricaria.
Keywords: Myricaria, Tamaricaeae, Neogene
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Zhang, Ming-Li; Meng, Hong-Hu; Zhang, Hong-Xiang; Vyacheslav, Byalt V.; Sanderson, Stewart C. 2014. Himalayan origin and evolution of Myricaria (Tamaricaeae) in the Neogene. PLoS ONE. 9(6): e97582.
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