|Title||Seed plant phylogeny: Demise of the anthophyte hypothesis?|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2000|
|Authors||Donoghue MJ, Doyle JA|
|Date Published||2000 Feb 10|
|Keywords||Angiosperms, Evolution, gymnosperms, Molecular, phylogeny|
Recent molecular phylogenetic studies indicate, surprisingly, that Gnetales are related to conifers, or even derived from them, and that no other extant seed plants are closely related to angiosperms. Are these results believable? Is this a clash between molecules and morphology?
Seed plant phylogeny: Demise of the anthophyte hypothesis?