H: Sunday, October 02, 2011

'Smoky Mountaineer' OP is a Tetraploid

Rhododendron 'Smoky Mountaineer' OP has been determined to be a tetraploid 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

Tetraploid 'Smoky Mountaineer',
Tetraploid 'Smoky Mountaineer' OP

Source: George Hibben

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