Ann Bot 2022 Jun 23. Epub 2022 Jun 23.
Laboratorio de Investigaciones en Biotecnología Sustentable (LIBioS), Departamento de Ciencia y Tecnología, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Roque Sáenz Peña 352, B1876BXD Bernal, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Background And Aims: Atripliceae evolved and diversified by dispersals and radiations across continents on both hemispheres, colonizing similar semi-arid, saline-alkaline environments throughout the world. Meanwhile, its species developed different life forms, photosynthetic pathways, mono- or dioecy, and different morphological features in flowers, fruiting bracteoles, and seeds. In this study, we introduce a first approach to the macroevolutionary patterns and diversification dynamics of the Atripliceae to understand how time, traits, speciation, extinction, and new habitats influenced the evolution of this lineage. Read More