Table 3: Minimum (Min.), maximum (Max.), and mean 1C-values for the twelve families of Poales with genome size data.

FamilyNumber of C-value estimatesMin. 1C (pg)Max. 1C (pg)Mean 1C (pg)

Bromeliaceae560.301.260.59
Cyperaceae490.205.500.59
Ecdeiocoleaceae10.990.990.99
Eriocaulaceae14.194.194.19
Flagellariaceae10.900.900.90
Juncaceae300.304.301.00
Mayacaceae10.490.490.49
Poaceae8070.3026.005.52
Restionaceae10.740.740.74
Thurniaceae10.330.330.33
Typhaceae20.300.500.40
Xyridaceae17.017.017.01