About the Authors

Marcial Escudero

Contributed equally to this work with: Marcial Escudero, Santiago Martín-Bravo

Affiliations Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain, Herbarium, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois, United States of America, Botany, The Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Santiago Martín-Bravo

Contributed equally to this work with: Marcial Escudero, Santiago Martín-Bravo

smarbra@upo.es

Affiliation Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain

Itay Mayrose

Affiliation Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Mario Fernández-Mazuecos

Affiliation Biodiversity and Conservation, Real Jardín Botánico CSIC, Madrid, Spain

Omar Fiz-Palacios

Affiliation Systematic Biology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Andrew L. Hipp

Affiliations Herbarium, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois, United States of America, Botany, The Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Manuel Pimentel

Affiliation Plant and Animal Biology and Ecology, University of A Coruña, A Coruña, Spain

Pedro Jiménez-Mejías

Affiliations Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain, Biodiversity and Conservation, Real Jardín Botánico CSIC, Madrid, Spain

Virginia Valcárcel

Affiliation Biology, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Pablo Vargas

Affiliation Biodiversity and Conservation, Real Jardín Botánico CSIC, Madrid, Spain

Modesto Luceño

Affiliation Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ME SMB IM. Performed the experiments: ME SMB. Analyzed the data: ME SMB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ME SMB IM MFM OFP ALH MP PJM VV PV ML. Wrote the paper: ME SMB IM MFM OFP ALH MP PJM VV PV ML.