Predictivity vs Useful
barry_roth at YAHOO.COM
Wed Feb 16 18:48:36 CST 2005
Thank you. I would say therefore that your two examples demonstrate well the
power of genealogy/phylogeny-based classifications to generate correct
predictions. It's particularly neat that the results from one data set
(molecular) led to consilient results in another (morphological) set.
--- Peter Stevens <peter.stevens at MOBOT.ORG> wrote:
> >Yes, of molecular data.
> >Were the new classifications (Plstyspermation to Alseuosmiaceae and
> >Soyauxia to
> >Peridiscaceae) based on phylogenetic analyses? That is, were the
> >groups formed
> >by these (and related?) re-allocations hypothesized to be monophyletic?
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