J Syst Evol ›› 2003, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (2): 173-179.

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Phylogenetic relationships of Rhododendron section Azaleastrum(Ericaceae) based on ITS sequences

GAO Lian-Ming, LI De-Zhu, ZHANG Chang-Qin   

  • Published:2003-03-10

Abstract: The subgenus Azaleastrum Planch. of Rhododendron L. (Ericaceae) was traditionally divided into two sections, i.e. sect. Azaleastrum (Planch.) Maxim. and sect. Choniastrum Planch. The internal transcribed spacer (ITS) regions of nuclear ribosomal DNA