J Syst Evol ›› 2003, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (3): 245-257.

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Variation of the chromosome number and cytomixis of Houttuynia cordata from China

WU Wei, ZHENG You-L iang, YANG Rui-Wu, CHEN Li, WEI Yu-Ming   

  • Published:2003-05-10

Abstract: To have a better understanding of the genetic diversity of Houttuynia cordata at the cytological level, the chromosome number and meiosis of pollen mother cells of 90 accessions from China were observed. The species exhibits highly complex variation in ch

Key words: Houttuyniacordata, chromosomenumber, basicchromosomenumber