paraphyly and polyphyly

Thomas G. Lammers lammers at UWOSH.EDU
Wed Nov 10 15:13:30 CST 2004

At 01:38 PM 11/10/2004, Richard Jensen wrote:
>I think the paper Tom Lammers is remembering was one written by George
>Estabrook on the idea of "convex phenetics."
>See Syst. Zool. 35: 560-570.  I also think it has merit.

Yes, that's it.  If my filing system were more systematic (or my memory
less unreliable), I could have come up with it.

Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Curator of the Herbarium (OSH)
Department of Biology and Microbiology
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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Plant systematics; classification, nomenclature, evolution, and
biogeography of the Campanulaceae s. lat.

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