Geraniales Phylogeny Poster (GPP)
- Subject Areas
- Biodiversity, Evolutionary Studies, Plant Science, Taxonomy, Science and Medical Education
- Geraniales, Phylogeny, Angiosperms, Evolution, Biodiversity, Poster, Teaching, Botany, Plant Systematics, Flowering Plants
- © 2017 Jeiter et al.
- This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, reproduction and adaptation in any medium and for any purpose provided that it is properly attributed. For attribution, the original author(s), title, publication source (PeerJ Preprints) and either DOI or URL of the article must be cited.
- Cite this article
- 2017. Geraniales Phylogeny Poster (GPP) PeerJ Preprints 5:e3127v1 https://doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.3127v1
The Geraniales Phylogeny Poster (GPP) depicts the phylogenetic relationships between the five families of the order recognized here: Geraniaceae, Hypseocharitaceae, Vivianiaceae, Francoaceae, and Melianthaceae – down to the genus level – based on past and most recent research results. Unifying apomorphic, plesiomorphic, diagnostic, and nondiagnostic traits are mapped on the according nodes of the branches of the tree. All relevant morphological features are listed in a table to provide a clear overview and comparison between the genera. The purpose of the poster is to serve as a free, openly available educational tool and data resource for students, advanced scholars, researchers, and teachers.
This is one of a series of angiosperm phylogeny posters made available to the community for educational and reference purposes.