Karyotype morphology and cytogeography in Brunnera and Cynoglottis (Boraginaceae)

  title={Karyotype morphology and cytogeography in Brunnera and Cynoglottis (Boraginaceae)},
  author={Massimo Bigazzi and Federico Selvi},
  journal={Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society},
  • M. Bigazzi, F. Selvi
  • Published 1 August 2001
  • Biology
  • Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society
A comparative study of karyotype morphology and heterochromatin patterns in Brunnera andCynoglottis (Boraginaceae) was carried out with traditional methods and Giemsa C-banding. Two polymorphic species ofCynoglottis , each with two subspecies, and two of Brunnera were investigated using native population samples from the central-eastern Mediterranean and Middle East. Pollen size of these samples was measured to investigate relationships with ploidy level. C. barrelieri subsp. barrelieri and… 
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