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Fig. 1 | BMC Evolutionary Biology

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From: A mistletoe tale: postglacial invasion of Psittacanthus schiedeanus (Loranthaceae) to Mesoamerican cloud forests revealed by molecular data and species distribution modeling

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Results from the MAXENT analyses showing species distribution models for Psittacanthus schiedeanus (a) Last Inter Glacial (LIG, 140–120 ka), (b) Last Glacial Maximum (LGM, CCSM, 21 ka), (c) Last Glacial Maximum (LGM, MIROC, 21 ka), and (d) at present. The output of MAXENT consists of grid maps with each cell having an index of suitability between 0 and 1. Low values (white to green) indicate that the conditions are unsuitable for the species to occur, whereas high values (orange to red) indicate that the conditions are suitable. There is clear evidence that populations are connected during glacial cycles. Note that for maps b and c projections extend out into the ocean because of changes in sea levels

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