Biosystematic investigations on the lady fern(Athyrium filix-femina)

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In EuropeAthyrium filix-femina has a constant chromosome number (2n = 80) and is sexual. The normal type of reproduction is intergametophytic crossing. In the gametophyte phase there is a hormone system which induces dark germination of spores and antheridium formation. Sporophytes originating from single prothalli show that a genetic load is present in all… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00982389

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@article{Schneller2004BiosystematicIO, title={Biosystematic investigations on the lady fern(Athyrium filix-femina)}, author={Johann J. Schneller}, journal={Plant Systematics and Evolution}, year={2004}, volume={132}, pages={255-277} }