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Olmstead, R.G., 2013. Phylogeny and biogeography in Solanaceae, Verbenaceae, and Bignoniaceae: a comparison of continental and intercontinental diversification patterns. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 171: 80-102.

Lu-Irving, P., Olmstead, R.G., 2013. Investigating the evolution of Lantaneae (Verbenaceae) using multiple loci. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 171: 103-119.

O'Leary, N., Calvino, C.I., Martinez, S., Lu-Irving, P., Olmstead, R.G., Mulgura, M.E., 2012. Evolution of morphological traits in Verbenaceae. Am. J. Bot. 99: 1778-1792.

Wang, Y., Itaya, A., Zhong, X-H., Wu, Y., Zhang, J.F., van der Knaap, E., Olmstead, R.G., Qi, Y-J., Ding, B.A., 2011. Function and evolution of a microRNA that regulates a Ca2+-ATPase and triggers the formation of phased small interfering RNAs in tomato reproductive growth. Plant Cell 23: 3185-3203.

Li, B., Xu, W-X., Tu, T-Y., Wang, Z-S., Olmstead, R.G., Peng, H., Francisco-Ortega, J., Cantino, P.D., Zhang, D-X., 2011. Phylogenetic position of Wenchengia (Lamiaceae): a taxonomically enigmatic and critically endangered genus. Taxon 61: 392-401.

Sanchez-Puerta, M.V., Abbona, C.C., Zhuo, S., Tepe, E.J., Bohs, L., Olmstead, R.G., Palmer, J.D., 2011. Multiple recent horizontal transfers of the cox1 intron in Solanaceae and extended co-conversion of flanking exons. BMC Evol. Biol. 11: #277.

Soltis, D.E., Smith, S.A., Cellinese, N., Wurdack, K.J., Tank, D.C., Brockington, S.F., Refulio-Rodriguez, N.F., Walker, J.B., Moore, M.J., Carlsward, B.S., Bell, C.D., Latvis, M., Crawley, S., Black, C., Diouf, D., Xi, Z.X., Rushworth, C.A., Gitzendanner, M.A., Sytsma, K.J., Qiu, Y.L., Hilu, K.W., Davis, C.C., Sanderson, M.J., Beaman, R.S., Olmstead, R.G., Judd, W.S., Donoghue, M.J., Soltis, P.S., 2011. Angiosperm phylogeny: 17 genes, 640 taxa. Am. J. Bot. 98(4): 704-730.

Miller, R.J., Mione, T., Phan, H.L., and Olmstead, R.G., 2011.Color by Numbers: Nuclear Gene Phylogeny of Jaltomata (Solanaceae), Sister Genus to Solanum, Supports Three Clades Differing in Fruit Color. Syst. Bot. 36(1): 153-162.

Karol, K.G., Arumuganathan, K., Boore, J.L., Duffy, A.M., Everett, K.D., Hall, J.D., Hansen, S.K., Kuehl, J.V., Mandoli, D.F., Mishler, B.D., Olmstead, R.G., Renzaglia, K.S., Wolf, P.G., 2010. Complete plastome sequences of Equisetum arvense and Isoetes flaccida: implications for phylogeny and plastid genome evolution of early land plant lineages. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10(321).

Soza, V.L. and Olmstead, R.G., 2010. Evolution of breeding systems and fruits in New World Galium and relatives (Rubiaceae). Am. J. Bot. 97(10): 1630-1646.

Marx, H.E, O'Leary, N., Yuan, Y.W., Lu-Irving, P., Tank, D.C., Mulgura, M.E., and Olmstead, R. G., 2010. A molecular phylogeny and classification of Verbenaceae. Am. J. Bot. 97(10): 1647-1663.

Soza, V.L. and Olmstead, R. G., 2010. Molecular systematics of tribe Rubieae (Rubiaceae): evolution of major clades, development of leaf-like whorls, and biogeography. Taxon 59(3): 755-771.

Yuan, Y. W., Mabberley, D.J., Steane, D.A. and Olmstead, R. G., 2010. Further disintegration and redefinition of Clerodendrum (Lamiaceae): Implications for the understanding of the evolution of an intriguing breeding strategy. Taxon 59(1): 125-133.

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