Granite outcrops may be able to act as refugia for species during adverse climate change, owing to their topographic complexity. We assessed this hypothesis by examining phylogeographical patterns in a common, geographically widespread granite endemic, Stypandra glauca (Hemerocallidaceae).
- genetic diversity
- dna polymorphism
- plant diversity
- cpdna variation
Tapper, S. L., Byrne, M., Yates, C. J., Keppel, G., Hopper, S. D., Van Niel, K. P., Schut, A. G. T., Mucina, L., & Wardell-Johnson, G. W. (2014). Prolonged isolation and persistence of a common endemic on granite outcrops in both mesic and semi-arid environments. Journal of Biogeography, 41(11), 2032-2044. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12343