TITLE

NEW CHROMOSOME COUNTS IN LYTHRACEAE -- SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY IMPLICATIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Graham, Shirley A.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
Acta Botanica Mexicana;mar1992, Issue 17, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Chromosome numbers of twenty four taxa in seven genera of the Lythraceae are reported: 16 species and 1 variety of Cuphea; 2 species of Rotala; and 1 species each of Diplusodon, Ginoria, Lafoensia, Pleurophora, and Woodfordia. Plant materials originated in Mexico, Guatemala, Ecuador, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, and China. Nineteen counts are first reports; the others represent populations from geographic areas distant from populations previously counted. Systematic and evolutionary implications of the counts are discussed.
ACCESSION #
21362611

 

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