INVESTIGADORES
O'LEARY Nataly Cristina
artículos
Título:
A molecular phylogeny and classification of Verbenaceae.
Autor/es:
MARX, HANNAH; O'LEARY, NATALY; YUAN, YAOW; LU-IRVING, PATRICIA; TANK, DAVID; MÚLGURA MARÍA EMA; OLMSTEAD, RICHARD
Revista:
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY
Editorial:
BOTANICAL SOC AMER INC
Referencias:
Lugar: Missouri; Año: 2010 vol. 97 p. 1647 - 1647
ISSN:
0002-9122
Resumen:
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