Mol Phylogenet Evol 2021 May 5;162:107195. Epub 2021 May 5.
Programa de Pós-Graduação em Biodiversidade, Universidade Federal do Oeste do Pará, Rua Vera Paz, sn, Santarém, PA 68040-255, Brazil; Programa de Pós-Graduação em Botânica, Instituto Nacional De Pesquisas Da Amazônia, Av. André Araújo, 2936 - Aleixo, Manaus, AM 69060-001, Brazil.
Patterns of diversification in Neotropical plants have been studied intensively over the past decades. Most studies have focused on groups that migrated to and radiated into the Neotropics, however, with little focus on understanding diversification patterns in indigenous Neotropical groups. This study focuses on Solanum section Brevantherum Seithe (Solanaceae), a group of Neotropical nightshade shrubs or treelets defined mostly by terminal inflorescences with long peduncles, plurifoliate sympodial units and porrect-stellate, dendritic-echinoid, or lepidote trichomes. Read More