Table 2

Ecological association and herbarium accessions used for each Poa species

Species

Ecological association

Herbarium accessions (all CANB)


Victoria

New South Wales

Tasmania


Poa annua* (5)

Subalpine, montane, elsewhere

312513, 343723, 407148


P. clivicola (8)

Alpine, subalpine

228786, 228805, 329728, 438760, 647153, 7901040, 8702739, 8906309


P. costiniana (8)

Alpine

402908**

228898, 505348, 543047**, 619540, 619578, 8101033, 9707880


P. ensiformis (5)

Subalpine, montane

48084, 67340, 363091

645156, 8906370


P. fawcettiae (10)

Alpine

67067, 488116, 9501151

228865, 228879, 230925, 345640, 505340, 505353, 505353


P. gunnii (5)

Alpine, subalpine

Not present

Not present

195943, 341316, 402406, 8904303, 9215410


P. helmsii (6)

Alpine, subalpine

68026, 228839, 312845, 644862, 8316158, 9301326


P. hiemata (5)

Alpine

8500047

343721, 506031, 7705690

9012247


P. hothamensis var. hothamensis (6)

Alpine, subalpine

67341, 207890**, 207886, 207893, 409990

Not present

Not present


P. phillipsiana (6)

Alpine, subalpine

67342, 207889

615444, 651518, 8413383


P. sieberiana var. sieberiana (1)

Alpine, subalpine, montane, elsewhere

780260


Herbarium accession numbers are listed by Australian state of origin. Total number of accessions used is given in brackets after the species name.

* indicates the introduced species Poa annua, used as an outgroup

** indicates specimens that were replicated from the DNA extraction stage onwards to check for replicability

Griffin et al. BMC Biology 2011 9:19   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-9-19

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