J Syst Evol ›› 2003, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (5): 427-435.

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Phylogenetic relationships in Cucumis(Cucurbitaceae) revealed by SSR and RAPD analyses

CHEN Jin-Feng, ZHUANG Fei-Yun, LU Ming-Hui, QIAN Chun-Tao, REN Gang   

  • Published:2003-09-10

Abstract: Cucumis hystrix is the first wild Cucumis species possessing12basic chromosomes ever found in Asia.This discovery has posed a challenge to the current subgeneric division of this genus which was made mainly based on the differences in basic chromosome num

Key words: Cucumis, Cucurbitaceae, phylogeneticrelationship