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Research Article

Timing and Tempo of Early and Successive Adaptive Radiations in Macaronesia

  • Seung-Chul Kim mail,

    sckim@ucr.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America

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  • Michael R. McGowen,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America

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  • Pesach Lubinsky,

    Affiliation: Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America

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  • Janet C. Barber,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Mark E. Mort,

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

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  • Arnoldo Santos-Guerra

    Affiliation: Jardín de Aclimatación de La Orotava, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

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  • Published: May 14, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002139
  • Published in PLOS ONE

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Azores?

Posted by HannoSchaefer on 29 Oct 2008 at 13:59 GMT

And what about the Azores? None of the studied plant genera occurs naturally in the Azores. It is therefore not correct, to draw any conclusions for Macaronesia in total. The results are irrelevant for the Azores.