Table 2

Sequence characters of the analyzed cpDNA non-coding regions

trnH-psbA

trnC-ycf6 (incl. partial ycf6-psbM)

rpL16 (for diploid taxa only)

All three fragments combined for diploid taxa only

trnH-psbA and trnC-ycf6 combined for all taxa


Length

424-445 bp

537-564 bp

849-876 bp

1814-1842 bp

960-989 bp

Number of haplotypes

13

18

8

13

26

Number of variable sites

11

18

9

26

29

Number of indels (length in base pairs) *

3 (5; 1; 21)

5 (1; 6; 1; 21)

4 (5; 5; 1; 22)

8 (1; 6; 5; 1; 5; 5; 1; 22)

8 (1; 6; 1; 6; 21; 5; 1; 21)


* Indels were coded as binary characters (0/1 = A/C) using software GapCoder [37]

Guo et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-2

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