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Phytologia (April 2009) 91(1)160 A NEW GENUS, HESPEROCYPARIS, FOR THE CYPRESSES
 

Summary: Phytologia (April 2009) 91(1)160
A NEW GENUS, HESPEROCYPARIS, FOR THE CYPRESSES
OF THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE (CUPRESSACEAE)
Robert P. Adams
Biology Department, Baylor University, Box 727, Gruver, TX, 79040
Robert_Adams@baylor.edu
Jim A. Bartel
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Carlsbad Fish and Wildlife Office
6010 Hidden Valley Road, Suite 101
Carlsbad, CA 92011-4213
Robert A. Price
Biological Consulting
P.O. Box 448, Alameda, CA 94501
ABSTRACT
Phylogenetic comparisons of three nuclear DNA gene regions
(nrDNA(ITS), 4-coumarate: CoA ligase, abscisic acid-insensitive 3)
and a chloroplast region (petN-psbM) show that the Western
Hemisphere cypresses (Hesperocyparis) is a well-supported clade quite
separated from the Eastern Hemisphere cypresses (Cupressus). Based
on these new data and previous data, a new genus, Hesperocyparis, is

  

Source: Adams, Robert P. - Department of Biology, Baylor University

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine