Schel-related homeobox; WOX1: Wuschel-related homeobox 1; WUS: Wuschel; YAB: Yabby; YAB2: Yabby

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    Authors would also like to extend their gratitude towards the Division of Biotechnology, Government buy 1046045-61-7 25447644" title=View Abstract(s)">PubMed ID:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25447644 of India for their continuous financial support for the SPMB Laboratory. Am J Bot 2001, 88:1711?741. 11. Tomescu AMF: Megaphylls, microphylls and also the evolution of leaf development. Trends Plant Sci 2009, 14:5?2. 12. Kenrick P, Crane PR: The origin and early evolution of plants on land. Nature 1997, 389:33?9. 13. Gensel PG, Andrews HN: Plant Life inside the Devonian. New York: Praeger; 1984. 14.Schel-related homeobox; WOX1: Wuschel-related homeobox 1; WUS: Wuschel; YAB: Yabby; YAB2: Yabby2; YAB3: Yabby3; YAB5: Yabby5; YUC: Yucca; YUC124: Yucca1/ yucca2/yucca4; YUC1246: Yucca1/yucca2/yucca4/yucca6; ZmPIN1: Zea mays pin-formed1. Competing interests The authors declare that they have no competing interests. Authors' contributions JD and AP conceptualized and developed the overview. JD wrote the manuscript and ready the figures. Each authors read and authorized the final manuscript. Acknowledgement The authors acknowledge two anonymous reviewers for essential reading and ideas to enhance the manuscript. Financial assistance to JD in the Division of Science Technologies, Government of India under the DST INSPIRE Faculty Scheme (IFA12-LSPA-07) is acknowledged. Authors are grateful to Mr. Christopher Muir, Indiana University; Dr. Hamidou Sakhanokho, USDA; Dr. Pedro Cardoso, University of Helsinki; and Mr. Thomas Tam of Prof. Liam Dolan Lab, University of Oxford for supplying the photographs of Monstera deliciosa, Christia obcordata, Selaginella kraussiana, and Physcometrilla patens, respectively. Authors would prefer to thank Prof. SK Sopory, Vice-Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi for the precious comments produced around the earlier version of your manuscript. Authors would also like to extend their gratitude towards the Division of Biotechnology, Government PubMed ID:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25447644 of India for their continuous monetary assistance for the SPMB Laboratory. Received: 18 September 2014 Accepted: eight December 2014 Published: 22 December 2014 References 1. Nicotra AB, Leigh A, Boyce K, Jones CS, Niklas KJ, Royer DL, Tsukaya H: The evolution and functional significance of leaf shape inside the angiosperms. Funct Plant Biol 2011, 38:535?52. 2. McDonald PG, Fonseca CR, Overton JM, Westoby M: Leaf-size divergence along rainfall and soil-nutrient gradients: will be the approach of size reduction common among clades? Funct Ecol 2003, 17:50?7. 3. Nicotra AB: Leaf size and shape. Prometheus Wiki 2011, [http:// prometheuswiki.publish.csiro.au/tiki-index.php?page=Leaf+size+and+shape] four. Scoffoni C, Rawls M, McKown A, Cochard H, Sack L: Decline of leaf hydraulic conductance with dehydration: partnership to leaf size and venation architecture. Plant Physiol 2011, 156:832?43. five. Tsukaya H: Leaf shape: genetic manage and environmental factors. Int J Dev Biol 2005, 49:547?55. 6. Brown VK, Lawton JH: Herbivory and the evolution of leaf size PubMed ID:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27484364 and shape. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B 1991, 333:265?72. 7. Kaplan DR, Groff PA: Developmental themes in vascular plants: functional and evolutionary significance. In Experimental and Molecular Approaches to Plant Biosystematics. Edited by Hoch Computer, Stephenson AJ. St. Louis, MO: Missouri Botanical Garden; 1995:111?45. eight. Gifford EM, Foster AS: Morphology and Evolution of Vascular Plants. 3rd edition.