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In a phylogenetic tree, being a group, or member of a group, which diverged earlier[1].



Basal group




Non-basal group



Non-basal group



Non-basal group



Non-basal group




For example, berrypeckers, satinbirds, stitchbird, New Zealand wattlebirds, Australasian robins, picathartes, rockjumpers, rail-babbler and hyliotas are all basal Passerida[2].

Also, located at or related to the base, as in plants[3].

References

  1. ^ basal. (2013, February 3). Wiktionary, The Free Dictionary. Retrieved 22:03, February 6, 2013 from http://en.wiktionary.org/w/index.php?title=basal&oldid=19463313.
  2. ^ John H. Boyd III (August 19, 2011). "BASAL PASSERIDA". TiF Checklist. Retrieved 15-10-2019.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ Ajilvsgi, Geyata (2002). Wildflowers of Texas. Fredericksburg, Texas: Shearer Publishing. ISBN 0940672731.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help);
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