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Polyploid evolution and Pleistocene glacial cycles: A case study from the alpine primrose Primula marginata (Primulaceae)

Gabriele Casazza1*, Laura Granato1, Luigi Minuto1 and Elena Conti2

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1 DISTAV, University of Genova, Corso Dogali 1M, I-16136, Genova, Italy

2 Institut für Systematische Botanik, Universität Zürich, Zollikerstrasse 107, CH-8008, Zürich, Switzerland

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:56  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-56

Published: 24 April 2012

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Table S1. Sectional affiliations, species names, codes, and ploidy levels of species of sect. Auricula included in cpDNA phylogeny. Table S2. Species names, localities, codes and gene bank numbers of accessions of Primula sect. Auricula included in cpDNA phylogeny. Table S3. Species names, codes and GenBank/EBI accession numbers of Primula allionii, P. latifolia and P. marginata ITS clones included in nrDNA phylogeny. Table S4. Models of evolution, Base frequencies, and rates of substitutions estimated with MrModeltest for the different partitions used in this study. Table S5. Bayes factors across alternative models for two cpDNA data partitions. Table S6. Recombination analysis inferred among the nrDNA clones using the program RDP3. Figure S1. Maximum Parsimony 50% majority-rule consensus tree inferred from cpDNA sequences of Primula sect. Auricula accessions. Figure S2. Maximum Parsimony 50% majority-rule consensus tree of ITS clones.

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