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Table 3 Green algal and land plant chloroplast genomes examined in this study

From: A clade uniting the green algae Mesostigma viride and Chlorokybus atmophyticus represents the deepest branch of the Streptophyta in chloroplast genome-based phylogenies

Green alga/land plant Size (bp) IR size (bp) Genes (no.) a Introns (no.) b GenBank accession no.
Charophyceae      
Chara vulgaris 184,933 10,919 127 2/16 GenBank:NC_008097
Chaetosphaeridium globosum 131,183 12,431 125 1/17 GenBank:NC_004115
Chlorokybus atmophyticus 152,254 7,640 138 1/0 GenBank:DQ422812
Mesostigma viride 118,360 6,057 137 0 GenBank:NC_002186
Staurastrum punctulatum 157,089 - 121 1/7 GenBank:NC_008116
Zygnema circumcarinatum 165,372 - 125 1/12 GenBank:NC_008117
Land Plants      
Acorus calamus 153,821 25,697 110 1/20 GenBank:NC_007407
Amborella trichopoda 162,686 26,651 111 1/20 GenBank:NC_005086
Anthoceros formosae 161,162 15,744 120 2/20 GenBank:NC_004543
Arabidopsis thaliana 154,478 26,264 110 1/20 GenBank:NC_000932
Atropa belladonna 156,687 17,031 111 1/20 GenBank:NC_004561
Calycanthus floridus 153,337 23,296 111 1/20 GenBank:NC_004993
Cucumis sativus 155,293 24,753 111 1/20 GenBank:NC_007144
Eucalyptus globulus 160,286 26393 109 1/20 GenBank:NC_008115
Huperzia lucidula 154,373 15,314 119 1/20 GenBank:NC_006861
Lactuca sativa 152,765 25,033 111 1/20 GenBank:NC_007578
Lotus japonicus 150,519 25,156 109 1/20 GenBank:NC_002694
Marchantia polymorpha 121,024 10,058 120 1/19 GenBank:NC_001319
Nicotiana tabacum 155,939 25,341 110 1/20 GenBank:NC_001879
Nymphaea alba 159,930 25,177 111 1/20 GenBank:NC_006050
Oenothera elata 163,935 27,807 109 1/18 GenBank:NC_002693
Oryza sativa 134,525 20,799 108 1/17 GenBank:NC_001320
Panax ginseng 156,318 26,071 111 1/20 GenBank:NC_006290
Phalaenopsis aphrodite 148,964 23,787 99 1/18 GenBank:NC_007499
Physcomitrella patens 122,890 9,589 116 1/20 GenBank:NC_005087
Pinus thunbergii 119,707 - 106 1/15 GenBank:NC_001631
Saccharum officinarum 141,182 22795 108 1/17 GenBank:NC_006084
Spinacia oleracea 150,725 25,073 110 1/19 GenBank:NC_002202
Triticum aestivum 134,545 20,703 108 1/17 GenBank:NC_002762
Zea mays 140,384 22,748 108 1/17 GenBank:NC_001666
Prasinophyceae      
Nephroselmis olivacea 200,799 46,137 128 0 GenBank:NC_000927
Trebouxiophyceae      
Chlorella vulgaris 150,613 - 112 3/0 GenBank:NC_001865
Ulvophyceae      
Oltmannsiellopsis viridis 151,933 18,510 104 5/0 GenBank:NC_008099
Pseudendoclonium akinetum 195,867 6,039 105 27/0 GenBank:NC_008114
Chlorophyceae      
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii 203,827 22,211 94 5/2 GenBank:NC_005353
Scenedesmus obliquus 161,452 12,022 96 7/2 GenBank:NC_008101
Stigeoclonium helveticum 223,902 - 97 16/5 GenBank:DQ630521
  1. a Genes present in the IR were counted only once. Pseudogenes, unique ORFs and intron ORFs were not taken into account.
  2. b Numbers of group I and group II introns are given before and after the slash, respectively.