Development of 15 SSR polymorphic markers for the endangered Ameroglossum pernambucense Eb. Fischer, S. Vogel & A. V. Lopes (Scrophulariaceae), and cross-transferability in congeneric taxa

@article{Wanderley2017DevelopmentO1,
  title={Development of 15 SSR polymorphic markers for the endangered Ameroglossum pernambucense Eb. Fischer, S. Vogel \& A. V. Lopes (Scrophulariaceae), and cross-transferability in congeneric taxa},
  author={Artur M. Wanderley and Santelmo Vasconcelos and Bruno Huettel and Isabel Cristina Machado and Ana Maria Benko-Iseppon},
  journal={Brazilian Journal of Botany},
  year={2017},
  volume={40},
  pages={1007-1011}
}
Ameroglossum (Scrophulariaceae) is an endemic genus from northeastern Brazil patchily distributed in granitic rock outcrops (inselbergs) with two species described: the endangered A. pernambucense Eb. Fischer, S. Vogel & A. V. Lopes and the narrow endemic A. manoel-felixii L. P. Felix & E. M. Almeida. We developed 15 polymorphic nuclear microsatellite markers for A. pernambucense using pyrosequencing and successfully cross-amplified 14 of these loci in A. manoel-felixii and a taxonomically… 
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