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Phylogenetic and systematic studies in Rutaceae: phylogeny and delimitation of Galipeinae (Galipeae) based on nuclear and plastidial DNA sequences


Subtribe Galipeinae (tribe Galipeae) is the largest taxonomic group of the family Rutaceae, with ca. 26 exclusively neotropical genera and 160 species. Of these, ca. 120 species (22 genera) occur in Brazil, 45 (43 Brazilians) belonging to Conchocarpus. With such a diversity, there are problems in the generic delimitation of some groups, the genera defined for limited joint of character states, and not for exclusive states of character (synapomorphies). Some genera are monotypical or with less than five species. Moreover, recent molecular studies have demonstrated that the subtribe is not monophyletic, and in need to be re-circumscribed. One of the objectives of this project is to evaluate the phylogeny of Galipeineae, using the cladictic methodology in a molecular context, attempting to make clearer the relations between the genera and presenting a new proposal of circumscription for some groups, specially Conchocarpus, besides testing the proper circumscription of the subtribe. Morphologic characteristics as degree of conation of the petals, of the carpels and zygomorphy of the corolla will be optimized in the resultant molecular trees, the attempt to relate the floral and fruit characteristics with possible pollinators and dispersals. Some genera that also had emerged as next the Galipeinae in recent studies (as Hortia), will be enclosed in the analyses, a group informally called 'expanded Galipeinae'. (AU)

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AMANDA SANTOS; ANA EMÍLIA BARROS E SILVA; MILTON GROPPO; MARCELO GUERRA. Molecular cytogenetics of Dictyoloma vandellianum A. Juss. and the ancestral karyotype of Rutaceae. Acta Botanica Brasilica, v. 35, n. 4, p. 582-588, . (06/03170-0, 07/06336-0, 16/06260-2)
MARGALHO, LUCIANO FERREIRA; SIQUEIRA, GEOVANE DE SOUZA; DELPRETE, PIERO G.; GROPPO, MILTON. Simira robusta (Rubiaceae, Condamineeae), a new species from the Atlantic Rainforest of south-eastern Brazil. PHYTOTAXA, v. 299, n. 1, p. 118-124, . (16/06260-2, 06/03170-0, 11/10446-0)
GROPPO, MILTON; SIMMONS, MARK P.; CAPPA, JENNIFER J.; BIRAL, LEONARDO; LOMBARDI, JULIO A.. A New Species of Maytenus (Celastraceae) with Fleshy Fruits from Eastern Brazil, with Notes on the Delimitation of Maytenus. SYSTEMATIC BOTANY, v. 39, n. 2, p. 478-484, . (10/17400-3, 11/21879-5, 06/03170-0, 11/10446-0)
SANTOS, AMANDA; SILVA, ANA EMILIA BARROS E.; GROPPO, MILTON; GUERRA, MARCELO. olecular cytogenetics of Dictyoloma vandellianum A. Juss. and the ancestral karyotype of Rutacea. Acta Botanica Brasilica, v. 35, n. 4, p. 582-588, . (07/06336-0, 16/06260-2, 06/03170-0)
LONDONO-ECHEVERRI, YEISON; TRUJILLO-LOPEZ, ANA MARIA; PEREZ-ZABALA, JORGE ANDRES; GROPPO, MILTON. Conchocarpus kallunkiae (Rutaceae: Galipeinae), a new endemic species from the tropical rainforest in the Magdalena River Valley in Colombia. BRITTONIA, v. 73, n. 4, . (07/06336-0, 16/06260-2, 06/03170-0)
GROPPO, MILTON; PIRANI, JOSE RUBENS. A Revision of Hortia (Rutaceae). SYSTEMATIC BOTANY, v. 37, n. 1, p. 197-212, . (06/03170-0)
GROPPO, MILTON; GARCIA FAVARETTO, BRUNO SIMOES; DA SILVA, CLAUDIA INES; JARDIM, JOMAR GOMES; FIASCHI, PEDRO. A New Species of Kuhlmanniodendron (Lindackerieae, Achariaceae) from Eastern Brazil and the Systematic Position of the Genus in Achariaceae. SYSTEMATIC BOTANY, v. 38, n. 1, p. 162-171, . (10/02814-7, 06/03170-0)
GROPPO, MILTON; CAVALCANTE DE LEMOS, LUISA JORIO; FERREIRA, PAOLA DE LIMA; FERREIRA, CAROLINA; BRUNIERA, CARLA POLESELLI; DE CASTRO, NEUZA MARIA; PIRANI, JOSE RUBENS; LEITE EL OTTRA, JULIANA HANNA; KALLUNKI, JACQUELYN ANN. A tree nymph of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest: Dryades (Galipeinae, Rutaceae), a new neotropical genus segregated from Conchocarpus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, v. 154, . (15/09776-7, 07/06336-0, 06/03170-0, 11/10446-0, 16/06260-2, 14/18002-2)
BRUNIERA, CARLA POLESELLI; KALLUNKI, JACQUELYN A.; SILVA, INES MACHLINE; DA SILVA, CLAUDIA INES; GROPPO, MILTON. A Revision of Conchocarpus with Pantocolporate Pollen Grains: The Almeidea Group (Galipeinae, Rutaceae). SYSTEMATIC BOTANY, v. 46, n. 2, p. 375-388, . (06/03170-0, 07/06336-0, 16/06260-2)
GUIDUGLI, M. C.; FERREIRA-RAMOS, R.; DE SOUSA, A. C. B.; CIDADE, F. W.; MARCONI, T. G.; MESTRINER, M. A.; GROPPO, M.; ALZATE-MARIN, A. L.. Genetic diversity of Metrodorea nigra (Rutaceae) from a small forest remnant in Brazil assessed with microsatellite markers. Genetics and Molecular Research, v. 11, n. 1, p. 10-16, . (08/01559-3, 06/03170-0)
BRUNIERA, CARLA P.; DA SILVA, CLAUDIA INES; GROPPO, MILTON. A new species of Almeidea (Galipeinae, Galipeeae, Rutaceae) from Eastern Brazil. BRITTONIA, v. 63, n. 2, p. 281-285, . (07/06336-0, 06/03170-0)
GROPPO, MILTON; FIASCHI, PEDRO; FARIA SALATINO, MARIA LUIZA; TAPIAS CECCANTINI, GREGORIO CARDOSO; RIBEIRO DOS SANTOS, FRANCISCO DE ASSIS; VEROLA, CHRISTIANO FRANCO; ANTONELLI, ALEXANDRE. Placement of Kuhlmanniodendron Fiaschi & Groppo in Lindackerieae (Achariaceae, Malpighiales) confirmed by analyses of rbcL sequences, with notes on pollen morphology and wood anatomy. PLANT SYSTEMATICS AND EVOLUTION, v. 286, n. 1-2, p. 27-37, . (06/03170-0)
GROPPO, MILTON; COSTA, IDIMA GONCALVES; BRUNIERA, CARLA POLESELLI; FERREIRA, CAROLINA; AFONSO, LAURA; MAEOKA, HELOISA MIDORI; DUTRA, FERNANDA VITORETE; GASPARINO, EDUARDO CUSTODIO; FERREIRA, PAOLA DE LIMA. Rock star flowers: Conchocarpus hendrixii (Galipeinae, Rutaceae), a new species from Eastern Brazil with notes on its phylogenetic position in the genus. PHYTOTAXA, v. 422, n. 1, p. 75-92, . (07/06336-0, 06/03170-0, 16/06260-2)
MILTON GROPPO; MARIA AMÉLIA VITORINO DA CRUZ-BARROS; ANGELA MARIA DA SILVA CORREA. Morfologia polínica em espécies de Hortia (Rutaceae). Rev. bras. Bot., v. 33, n. 1, p. 13-20, . (06/03170-0)

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