Table 1

Plant materials

Species

Primary ID

Secondary ID

Reported Chromosome No.

Ploidy

Reported MOR


C. ciliaris

PS185

'LLANO'

36

4x

A

C. ciliaris

PS186

'NUECES'

36

4x

A

C. setigerus

PS16

PI266185

36

4x

A

P. alopecuroides

PS938

9064-3

18

2x

S

P. basedowii

PS2

PI257782

54

6x

S

P. flaccidum

PS32

PI271601

18,36,45

2x,4x,5x

S,A

P. flaccidum

PS95

TIMOTHY C79I3

18,36,45

2x,4x,5x

S,A

P. glaucum

23BE

-

14

2x

S

P. hohenackeri

PS156

ICRISAT

18

2x

S

P. massaicum

PS680

IBPCR

36

4x

A

P. massaicum

PS953

WIPFF 87A11508

36

4x

A

P. mezianum

PS9

PI365021

16, 32

2x,4x

S,A

P. nervosum

PS187

#7-82

36,72

4x,8x

S

P. nervosum

PS38

PI316421

36,72

4x,8x

S

P. orientale

PS12

PI315867

18,27,36,45,54

2x-6x

S,A

P. orientale

PS13

PI218097

18,27,36,45,54

2x-6x

S,A

P. pedicillatum

PS304

HARLAN 682

36,54

4x,6x

A

P. polystachion

PS19

PI189347

36,54,63

4x,6x,7x

A

P. purpureum

N109

-

28

4x

S

P. purpureum

N168

-

28

4x

S

P. ramosum

PS29

PI331699

10

2x

S

P. ramosum

PS63

DEWET1641

10

2x

S

P. schweinfurthii

PS243

PI489685

14

2x

S

P. setaceum

PS22

PI300087

27,54

3x,6x

A

P. setaceum

PS25

PI364994

27,54

3x,6x

A

P. squamulatum

PS158

ICRISAT

54

6x

A

P. squamulatum

PS24

PI248534

54

6x

A

P. subangustum

PS163

IBADAN#2

36,54

4x,6x

A

P. villosum

PS249

TEL AVIV

18,27,36,45,54

2x-6x

S,A

Setaria viridis

GI:758770

-

18

2x

S


List of Cenchrus and Pennisetum species with corresponding identifiers, mode of reproduction and chromosome data. Reported chromosome numbers are from Jauhar [57], Dujardin and Hanna [57] and the Kew C-value database (http://data.kew.org/cvalues/ webcite). MOR = Mode of Reproduction; A = apomictic; S = sexual.

Akiyama et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:289   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-289

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