Evidence for the hybrid origin of Flaveria latifolia (Compositae)

Investigations of natural populations, cytological studies, and comparisons of herbarium specimens have been used to clarify the taxonomy of the Florida species ofFlaveria. These studies indicate thatF. latifolia is a hybrid betweenF. linearis andF. floridana. Apparently the “latifolia” plants represent stabilized populations that have become adapted to the… (More)