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Table 5 Estimated divergence times of poorly resolved nodes

From: Increasing phylogenetic resolution at low taxonomic levels using massively parallel sequencing of chloroplast genomes

Node ML branch length (substitutions/site) Estimated divergence
time
P. krempfii - section Quinquefoliae 0.000370 1126539
22531
0.113/1.13
P. parviflora -
P. albicaulis
0.000144 442057
8841
0.044/0.44
P. albicaulis -
P. lambertiana N
0.000030 92095
1842
0.009/0.09
P. cembra -
P. koraiensis/sibirica
0.000085 260936
5219
0.026/0.26
  1. All divergence time estimates assume a chloroplast mutation rate of 3.26 × 10-10 substitutions/site/year. Coalescent units reported are based on either high (100,000) or low (10,000) effective population (Ne) sizes. Maximum likelihood (ML) branch lengths are shown as substitutions/site. Estimated divergence times are presented in years (top), generations (middle) and coalescent units for high/low Ne (bottom).