The tribe Scrophularieae (Scrophulariaceae): A Review of Phylogenetic Studies


  • Mehrshid Riahi Department of Plant Sciences, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran
  • Farrokh Ghahremaninejad Department of Plant Sciences, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran


Phylogeny, Molecular phylogeny, Scrophularieae, Verbascum, Scrophularia


Molecular data have been increasingly used to study the phylogenetic relationships among many taxa, including scrophs. Sometimes they have provided phylogenetic reconstructions that are in conflict with morphological data leading toa re-evaluation of long-standing evolutionary hypotheses. In this paper, we review reports of the recent knowledge of the phylogenetic relationships within Scrophularieae (2011-2016).We discuss methods of data collection and analysis, and we describe the areas of conflict and agreement between molecular phylogenies. 


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Riahi, M., & Ghahremaninejad, F. (2019). The tribe Scrophularieae (Scrophulariaceae): A Review of Phylogenetic Studies. Hacquetia, 18(2). Retrieved from