H: Saturday, April 09, 2011

'Brazil' is a Tetraploid

Rhododendron 'Brazil', which is a Exbury, has been determined to be a tetraploid 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

Tetraplid 'Brazil',
Tetraploid 'Embley Crimson'

Source: Arnold Arboretum Accession Number: 628-61

John and Sally Perkins
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