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Table 2 Maximum parsimony statistics from the analyses of the separate and combined data sets

From: Diversification into novel habitats in the Africa clade of Dioscorea (Dioscoreaceae): erect habit and elephant’s foot tubers

  rbcLa matK trnL-F trnH-psbA psaA-ycf3 rpl32-trnL Combined
No. of taxa 49 49 47 47 47 47 49
No. of included characters (= aligned length) 529 729 738 409 709 1029 4143
No. of constant characters 472 526 613 361 602 770 3344
No. of variable sites 57 203 125 48 107 259 799
(10.77 %) (27.85 %) (16.94 %) (11.74 %) (15.09 %) (25.17 %) (19.29 %)
No. of parsimony informative character (PIC) 32 88 47 16 48 103 334
(6.05 %) (12.07 %) (6.37 %) (3.91 %) (6.77 %) (10.01 %) (8.07 %)
Contribution to total number of PIC 9.58 % 26.35 % 14.07 % 4.79 % 14.37 % 30.84 % 100 %
No. of most parsimonious trees 1 6154 7520 10000 3300 9960 72
Tree Length 77 275 163 59 153 340 1102
CI 0.81 0.84 0.84 0.92 0.8 0.86 0.82
RI 0.87 0.87 0.85 0.91 0.86 0.88 0.85
Average number of changes per variable site (number of steps/number of variable sites) 1.35 1.35 1.3 1.23 1.43 1.31 1.38