Table 3

Similarity of bioclimatic niche models within selected groups of Cyclamen.

Group (Node No)

Mean Similarity*

N**

Std. dev.

95% CI


a)

Subgen. Corticata (Node 15)

0.00

2

0.00

-

Subgen. Cyclamen (-)

0.14

6

0.28

0.03–0.23

Subgen. Gyrophoebe (-)

0.22

8

0.35

0.13–0.31

Subgen. Persicum (Node 8)

0.00

2

0.00

-

Subgen. Psilanthum (Node 2)

0.29

3

0.40

0.00–0.60


b)

(Node 6)

0.16

4

0.33

0.00–0.34

(Node 9)

0.14

4

0.28

0.00–0.30

(Node 13)

0.00

4

0.00

-

(Node 16)

0.28

6

0.37

0.15–0.41


c)

All Cyclamen

0.15

21

0.35

0.11–0.18


d)

Random groups of 8 species

0.17

100 × 8

0.07

0.15–0.18

Random groups of 5 species

0.18

100 × 5

0.10

0.15–0.19

Random groups of 3 species

0.16

100 × 3

0.25

0.12–0.18


Mean similarity of BIOCLIM models for selected groups of Cyclamen. a) " Subgenera; b) Monophyletic groups from phylogeny (fig 7); c) Overall average for all Cyclamen; d) Randomisation replicates of subsets of Cyclamen for varying group sizes. * Similarity based on interpredictivity measure. ** N is number of species in clade. ***CI = confidence interval for the mean based on N(N-1) comparisons for a-c) and 100 replicates for d)

Yesson and Culham BMC Evolutionary Biology 2006 6:72   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-6-72

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