H: Friday, June 24, 2011

(Rhododendron yakushimanum x 'Taurus') is a Triploid

(Rhododendron yakushimanum x 'Taurus'), which is a Jack Rosenthal hybrid, has been determined to be a triploid 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

Triploid Rhododendron yakushimanum x 'Taurus',
Triploid 'Taurus'

Source: Werner Brack

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