Numerical Taxonomic Study of Some Tribes of Gramineae from Egypt
Ahmed Osman, Mohammed Zaki, Sohar Hamed, Nagwa Hussein
DOI: 10.4236/ajps.2011.21001   PDF    HTML     6,370 Downloads   12,940 Views   Citations


A systematic study for eleven tribes of Gramineae surveyed 34 characters including fruit morphology, fruit anatomy and palynology. The results were conducted to some numerical analysis aspects. On the basis of UPGMA (Unpaired Group Method of Average) clustering and PCA (Principal component analysis), the results show congruence between the UPGMA clustering and PCA method, in suggesting two major clads/groups and five subclads.

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A. Osman, M. Zaki, S. Hamed and N. Hussein, "Numerical Taxonomic Study of Some Tribes of Gramineae from Egypt," American Journal of Plant Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2011, pp. 1-14. doi: 10.4236/ajps.2011.21001.

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