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Table 1 Evaluation of three barcoding loci and its combination

From: DNA barcoding of the genus Nepenthes (Pitcher plant): a preliminary assessment towards its identification

  ITS rbcl matK ITS+ rbcl ITS+ matK Rbcl+ matK
No. of species samples (individuals) 88 (183) 17 (33) 35 (101) 8 (18) 24 (78) 15 (18)
Aligned sequence length (bp) 948 1251 1136 2114 2101 2417
No. of variable sites 666 282 591 430 957 864
No. of parsimony informative sites 447 269 372 336 685 675
Ability to discriminate (%) 30.68 11.76 22.85 50.00 83.33 13.33