Chromosome number of Orthophytum species (Bromeliaceae)

@article{Louzada2010ChromosomeNO,
  title={Chromosome number of Orthophytum species (Bromeliaceae)},
  author={Rafael Batista Louzada and C Palma-Silva and Andr{\'e}a Mac{\^e}do Corr{\^e}a and Eliane Kaltchuk-Santos and Maria das Graças Lapa Wanderley},
  journal={Kew Bulletin},
  year={2010},
  volume={65},
  pages={53-58}
}
The genus Orthophytum Beer comprises 53 species, all narrow endemics to south-eastern and north-eastern Brazil. In this study we present meiotic and mitotic chromosome numbers of 12 species of this important genus in Bromeliaceae. For six of these taxa we are reporting the first cytogenetic study. Orthophytum albopictum, O. amoenum and O. burle-marxii presented 2n = 100 chromosomes and O. hatschbachii, O. mucugense, O. vagans, O. supthutii, O. zanonii and O. ophiuroides showed 2n = 50… CONTINUE READING

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