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Table 2 Parsimony statistics for phylogenetic analyses from single and combined datasets

From: Taxonomic placement of Paphiopedilum rungsuriyanum (Cypripedioideae; Orchidaceae) based on morphological, cytological and molecular analyses

Matrix ITS ACO DEF4 RAD51 Combined plastid Combined
Number of taxa 50 50 48 50 50 50
Included positions in matrix 734 1784 1131 931 3782 8362
Variable site 340 723 316 702 632 2713
Parsimony-informative sites 180 364 166 195 262 1167
Tree length 574 1231 417 1050 813 4237
Consistency index (CI) 0.794 0.77 0.868 0.851 0.84 0.789
Retention index (RI) 0.847 0.816 0.93 0.785 0.871 0.815