Table 7: Results from exclusion of each of the 13 taxonomic groups.

Taxonomic groupingError countTotal count of miRNAs% correctly classified% of full set excludedNotes

Embryophyta12190949.16Physcomitrella patens (moss) —model organism
Lycopodiophyta0551002.65Selaginella moellendorffii (ancient vascular plant lineage)—model organism
Brassicaceae044010020.22Dicot, two Arabidopsis
Caricaceae011000.05Dicot, papaya
Euphorbiaceae071000.34Dicot, castor oil plant
Fabaceae056010027.00Dicot, three legumes
Salicaceae1673783.52Dicot, poplar tree
Solanaceae114930.68Dicot, tomato plant
Vitaceae989944.29Dicot, common grape
Rutaceae091000.43Dicot, two citrus trees
Panicoideae8166958.00Monocot, Zea mays
Poaceae040410019.48Monocot, rice and sorghum
Pooideae1366803.18Monocot, Brachypodium distachyon (model organism)