Interspecific Hybridization Involving Banksia prionotes Lind. and B. menziesii R.Br. (Proteaceae)

  title={Interspecific Hybridization Involving Banksia prionotes Lind. and B. menziesii R.Br. (Proteaceae)},
  author={Margaret Sedgley and Michael Sierp and Tina L. Maguire},
  journal={International Journal of Plant Sciences},
  pages={755 - 762}
Interspecific pollen tube growth within the Banksia genus was investigated using controlled hand pollinations of B. prionotes and B. menziesii and a putative natural interspecific hybrid between B. prionotes and B. hookeriana, registered in 1991 as the cultivar Waite Orange, was studied using morphological and biochemical characters. Success of pollen tube growth in the pistil following interspecific pollination to B. prionotes and B. menziesii was largely related to taxonomic distance between… Expand
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