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Phylogenetic niche conservatism: what are theunderlying evolutionary and ecological causes?

Crisp, Michael; Cook, Lynette Gai


Contents: Summary 681 I. Introduction 681 II. What is phylogenetic niche conservatism? 682 III. Pattern or process? 683 IV. What causes a pattern of PNC? 683 V. Tests for PNC 687 VI. Conclusion: is a concept of PNC scientifically useful? 961 Acknowledgements 692 References 692 Summary: Phylogenetic niche conservatism (PNC) is the tendency of lineages to retain their niche-related traits through speciation events. A recent surge in the availability of well-sampled molecular phylogenies has...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: New Phytologist
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04298.x


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