H: Friday, November 26, 2010

'One Thousand Butterflies' is a Diploid

Rhododendron 'One Thousand Butterflies', which is a J. G. Lofthouse hybrid documented as 'Lem's Cameo' x 'Pink Petticoats', has been determined to be a diploid using flow cytometry by

Dr. João Loureiro, Dr. Silvia Castro, José Cerca, and Mariana Castro
Plant Ecology and Evolution Group,
Centre for Functional Ecology,
Department of Life Sciences,
Faculty of Science and Technology,
University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Summary of Ploidy Levels

Diploid 'Anna',
Diploid 'Lem's Cameo',
Diploid 'One Thousand Butterflies',
Diploid 'Norman Gill',
Diploid 'The Honorable Jean Marie de Montague'

Source Marc Colombel

John and Sally Perkins
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