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A Chloroplast DNA Phylogeny of the Caryophyllales Based on Structural and Inverted Repeat Restriction Site Variation Stephen R. Downie and Jeffrey D. Palmer Systematic Botany Vol. 19, No. 2 (Apr. - Jun., 1994), pp. 236-252 Published by: American Society of Plant Taxonomists Article Stable URL:

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