Causes of the genetic architecture of south-west European high mountain disjuncts

@article{Kropf2008CausesOT,
  title={Causes of the genetic architecture of south-west European high mountain disjuncts},
  author={Matthias Kropf and Hans Peter Comes and Joachim W. Kadereit},
  journal={Plant Ecology \& Diversity},
  year={2008},
  volume={1},
  pages={217 - 228}
}
Background: Postglacial climatic warming in south-western Europe and the retreat of cold-adapted species into higher elevations, starting in the Sierra Nevada and proceeding northwards to the Pyrenees and Alps, should have resulted in a pattern of ‘successive vicariance’. Alternatively, long-distance dispersal might explain the extant distribution pattern of mountain species in this region. Aims: Here, we report an investigation of two alpine plants, Saxifraga oppositifolia and S. stellaris… 
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