A contribution to the taxonomy of theAgrostis mertensii-flaccida complex (Poaceae) in Japan

  title={A contribution to the taxonomy of theAgrostis mertensii-flaccida complex (Poaceae) in Japan},
  author={Tuguo Tateoka},
  journal={The botanical magazine = Shokubutsu-gaku-zasshi},
  • T. Tateoka
  • Published 1 June 1975
  • Biology
  • The botanical magazine = Shokubutsu-gaku-zasshi
Morphological, cytological and field observations on 20 populations of theAgrostis mertensii-flaccida complex were reported. The plants were found to be diploid, tetraploid, hexaploid, septaploid or octoploid with a basic chromosome number of x=7. The diploids were most wide-spread and diverse in habitat and morphology. The tetraploids were discovered in 3 sites in Hokkaido. The hexaploids and octoploids occurred on various mountains in central and northern Honshu as well as in some of Hokkaido… 

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