ANBG Friends Plant Science Group - Technical Talk

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Monday, 5 June 2017 - 10:30am

What does Australia's largest pea-flowered legume genus have in common with the 1988 movie Twins?

Dr Mike Crisp, Ecology & Evolution Unit, Research School of Biology, ANU.

Monday 5th June 2017 at 10.30 am in the ANBG Theatrette.

Daviesia is an archetypal shrubby element of the Australian sclerophyll flora, with 131 species distributed across the continent. New DNA technology has helped us discover some cryptic species. This presentation will cover aspects of the biology of the genus, including its taxonomy, evolutionary diversification, biogeography and adaptive traits.