Table 2: Overview about molecular studies of seagrasses using different molecular marker systems.

TaxonLoci usedSource

AlismatalesrbcLLes et al. 1997 [5], Li and Zhou 2009 [13]
HydrocharitaceaerbcL, matKTanaka et al. 1997 [102]
Hydrocharitaceae
18S, rbcL, matK, trnK 5′ intron, rpoB, rpoC1, cob, atp1Chen et al. 2012 [14]
Halophila ITS1, 5.8S, ITS2Uchimura et al. 2008 [11]
Halophila ITS1, 5.8S, ITS2Waycott et al. 2002 [103]
Halophila ITS1, 5.8S, ITS2Short et al. 2010 [12]
Halodule rbcL, phyB, trnH-psbAIto and Tanaka 2011 [104]
Zostera rbcL, matKKato et al. 2003 [105]
Zostera rbcL, trnK, ITSLes et al. 2002 [106]
All seagrass generatrnLProcaccini et al. 1999 [107]
Halodule, Posidonia, Ruppia trnL, ITSM. Waycott, pers. comm.