H: Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Rhododendron canescens 'Camilla's Blush' is a Diploid

Rhododendron canescens 'Camilla's Blush', which is Beasley introduction, has been determined to be a diploid using flow cytometry by

Dr. João Loureiro, Dr. Silvia Castro, José Cerca Oliveira, 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 Rhododendron canescens,
Diploid Rhododendron canescens 'Camilla's Blush'

Source: RareFind Nursery

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