Phylogenetic analysis of Zieria (Rutaceae) in Australia and New Caledonia based on nuclear ribosomal DNA shows species polyphyly, divergent paralogues and incongruence with chloroplast DNA
Rosemary A Barrett, Michael J Bayly, Marco F Duretto, Paul I Forster, Pauline Y Ladiges, David J Cantrill
Australian Systematic Botany | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2018
Awarded by Australian Research Council
Awarded by Bush Blitz PhD Research Supplement
Awarded by Australian Biological Resources Study
For assistance with field work or provision of specimens, we thank Erin Batty, Gillian Brown, Paul Carmen, Mike Mathieson, David Meagher, Tundra Morscheck, Jerome Munzinger, Daniel Ohlsen and Zoe Smith. Plant-collecting permits were provided by the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment, New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service, Queensland Environmental Protection Agency, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Australian National Botanic Gardens, the Australian Department of the Environment, and conservation authorities of the North Province of New Caledonia (DDEE). We thank the directors of BRI, MEL and NSW for specimen loans and for permission to destructively sample material for molecular analysis. This study was funded by the Australian Research Council (LP0776737), a Bush Blitz PhD Research Supplement to R. Barrett (BBC210-24), grants from the Australian Biological Resources Study (PD208-02; RFL210-17), and was supported by the Alfred Nicholas Fellowship, The University of Melbourne School of Botany Foundation, the Australasian Systematic Botany Society (Hansjorg Eichler Scientific Research Fund Grant), The Soroptimist International of the South West Pacific (Dame Margaret Blackwood Soroptimist Scholarship) and an Australian Post Graduate Award.