J Syst Evol ›› 2002, Vol. 40 ›› Issue (4): 357-363.

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Karyotypes of five species of Cornus (s.l.) (Cornaceae) from China

LI Ru-Juan, SHANG Zong-Yan   

  • Published:2002-07-18

Abstract: Five species of four main groups of Cornus L. (s. l. ) from China were investigated cytologically. The chromosome numbers and karyotype formalas are as follows: C. controversa Hemsl. 2n=20=2m+8sm+10st; C. alba L. 2n=22=8sm+12st+2t; C. walteri Wanger. 2n=22= 8sm + 14st (0-2SAT); C. officinalis Seib. et Zucc. 2n = 18 = 8m + 10sm (0-2SAT); C. kousa var. chinensis Osborn 2n = 22 = 2sm + 6st (0-2SAT) + 14t.

Key words: Cornus, Karyotype