Journal article

Evolution of Lomandroideae: Multiple origins of polyploidy and biome occupancy in Australia

Bee F Gunn, Daniel J Murphy, Neville G Walsh, John G Conran, J Chris Pires, Terry D Macfarlane, Joanne L Birch

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2020

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank the Australian Biological Resources Study, NTRGP grant (PI: Joanne L. Birch and Co-PIs: D.J. Murphy, J.C. Pires, J.G. Conran, T.D. Macfarlane), Hermon Slade Foundation grant (J.L. Birch, D.J. Murphy, J.C. Pires, J.G. Conran), and the Australasian Systematic Botanical Society, Marlies' Eichler Postdoctoral Fellowship (B. Gunn) for funding support. We thank the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria and The University of Melbourne for organizational support and the following herbaria for providing loans and plant material from herbarium vouchers for DNA extractions: AD, BRI, CANBR, CNS, DNA, HO, NE, NSW, MEL, MELU and PERTH. Many thanks to the Dept of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Western Australia, the Queensland Government, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Dept of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Victoria for plant collecting permits. We thank Stephen Wilcox (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Melbourne) for assistance with Illumina sequencing, Rachael Fowler, Todd McLay, Tanja Schuster and Mike Bayly (The University of Melbourne) for assistance with library preparation protocols, Chris Jackson (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria) for assistance with bioinformatics and High Performance Computing, Spartan HPC at The University of Melbourne, Galaxy Australia and CIPRES Science Gateway.