H: Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Rhododendron prunifolium is a Diploid

Rhododendron prunifolium 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 Rhododendron prunifolium,
Diploid Rhododendron prunifolium 'David Ellis'

Source: Arnold Arboretum Accession Number: 85-D
Source: Connecticut College Arboretum Accession Number: 83-39-A

John and Sally Perkins
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