[Taxacom] Molecular data and synapomorphies

Curtis Clark jcclark-lists at earthlink.net
Thu Dec 4 09:03:12 CST 2008

On 2008-12-02 08:50, Richard Zander wrote:
> but the present emphasis on DNA analysis does not encourage
> students or new doctorates to pursue that olde tyme "biosystematics."

The curator and postdoc were working on a flora of their region, and it 
was time to tackle the Lamiaceae. The postdoc proffered "Phylogenetics 
of the Thymidae based on matK and rbcL sequences", but the curator 

"Give me that old thyme revision, it's good enough for me."

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