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Image: Franz Eugen Köhler, Köhler’s Medizinal-Pflanzen. Gera-Untermhaus, 1897.

Yes, but WHY?

On a related ‘down-under’ theme to my previous posting re scarecrows(!), I pose this question: Just because we can, does that mean we should? After all, they do say that the devil makes work for idle hands. Well...

Phylogeny of arecoid palms

Phylogeny of arecoid palms

The Arecoideae is the largest, most diverse and most economically important palm subfamily and yet relationships within the group are poorly understood. Baker et al. collect nuclear DNA sequence data for the low-copy...