International Journal of Evolutionary Biology / 2012 / Article / Tab 4

Review Article

Divergence in Defence against Herbivores between Males and Females of Dioecious Plant Species

Table 4

Total number of species, number of dioecious species, proportion of dioecious species, and estimated 2% of dioecious species in the top 30 most species-rich families with a proportion of dioecious species greater than 0.5 (from unpublished data from S. Renner, University of Munich).

FamilyTotal speciesDioecious speciesProportion of dioecious species2% of dioecious species

Arecaceae8157780.95516
Pandanaceae7777771.00016
Lauraceae11237760.69116
Menispermaceae5775771.00012
Ebenaceae4874871.00010
Anacardiaceae5944390.7399
Salicaceae4364350.9989
Myristicaceae3673650.9957
Clusiaceae5903650.6197
Restionaceae3873640.9417
Aquifoliaceae4003000.7506
Smilacaceae2152050.9534
Cucurbitaceae3901970.5054
Flacourtiaceae2091920.9194
Burseraceae2341750.7484
Cecropiaceae1841740.9463
Thymelaeaceae2361190.5042
Vitaceae1551180.7612
Loranthaceae1471140.7762
Meliaceae1811050.5802
Theaceae155940.6062
Proteaceae84841.0002
Hydrocharitaceae123750.6102
Monimiaceae108740.6851
Rhamnaceae140710.5071
Nepenthaceae70701.0001
Siparunaceae93680.7311
Myricaceae52510.9811
Chloranthaceae57510.8951
Casuarinaceae96510.5311

Total94827751155