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Phytologia (April 2010) 92(1)44 SPECIATION OF JUNIPERUS CEDRUS AND J. MADERENSIS
 

Summary: Phytologia (April 2010) 92(1)44
SPECIATION OF JUNIPERUS CEDRUS AND J. MADERENSIS
IN THE ARCHIPELAGOS OF CANARIES AND MADEIRA
BASED ON TERPENOIDS AND nrDNA AND petN-psbM
SEQUENCES.
Robert P. Adams
Biology Department, Baylor University, Box 727
Gruver, TX, 79040, USA
Robert_Adams@baylor.edu
Susana S. Fontinha
Parque Natural da Madeira, CEM-UMa, Campus Universitario da
Penteada, 9000-390, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Beatriz Rumeu and Manuel Nogales
Island Ecology and Evolution Research Group (IPNA-CSIC),
38206 La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
ABSTRACT
Analyses of nrDNA and petN-PsbM sequence data, combined
with leaf terpenes data, revealed that putative J. cedrus from Madeira is
as distinct from J. cedrus of the Canary Islands as it is from J.
oxycedrus. These data support the recognition of the Madeira juniper at

  

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

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine