K M Pryer
Affiliation: The Field Museum
- Horsetails and ferns are a monophyletic group and the closest living relatives to seed plantsK M Pryer
Department of Botany, The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois 60605, USA
Nature 409:618-22. 2001..This refutes the prevailing view that horsetails and ferns are transitional evolutionary grades between bryophytes and seed plants, and has important implications for our understanding of the development and evolution of plants...
- Evolutionary relationships within the Neotropical, eusporangiate fern genus Danaea (Marattiaceae)M J M Christenhusz
Department of Biology, University of Turku, FI 20014 Turku, Finland
Mol Phylogenet Evol 46:34-48. 2008..Our phylogenetic hypothesis provides a robust framework within which broad questions related to the morphology, taxonomy, biogeography, evolution, and ecology of these ferns can be addressed...