Plant Diversity ›› 2002, Vol. 24 ›› Issue (06): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Infrageneric Phylogeny and Systematic Position of the Acoraceae Inferred from ITS, 18S and rbc L Sequences

CHEN Yong-Yan, LI De-Zhu, WANG Hong   

  1. Laboratory of Plant Biodiversity and Biogeography, Kunming Institute of Botany
  • Online:2002-12-25 Published:2002-12-25

Abstract: Inferred from the recent molecular data, Acorus was upgraded as a monotypic family, Acoraceae, although it was placed in the Araceae for a long time. The internal transcribed spacer (ITS) regions of A.gramineus, A. tatarinowii, A.calamus (with four populations sampled, representing tetraploids and hexaploids, respectively) and A.tatarinowii var.flavomarginatus were sequenced to examine the infrageneric relationship of the genus.

Key words: Acoraceae