The imbalanced supertree of flowering-plant phylogeny
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Genome Biology 2004, 5:236 doi:10.1186/gb-2004-5-8-236Published: 15 July 2004
Two contrasting approaches have been used to construct the overall tree of life from molecular data: one involves the analysis of single large datasets, while the other involves joining many independent smaller analyses into a supertree. A recent study uses the latter approach to produce the most complete phylogeny yet of flowering plant families.