Plant introductions, hybridization and gene flow.

@article{Abbott2003PlantIH,
  title={Plant introductions, hybridization and gene flow.},
  author={Richard J. Abbott and Juliet K. James and Richard Ian Milne and Amanda C. M. Gillies},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={358 1434},
  pages={1123-32}
}
Many regional floras contain a high proportion of recently introduced plant species. Occasionally, hybridization between an introduced species and another species (introduced or native) can result in interspecific gene flow. This may occur even in instances where the F(1) hybrid shows very high sterility, but occasionally produces a few viable gametes. We provide examples of gene flow occurring between some rhododendrons recently introduced to the British flora, and between an introduced and… CONTINUE READING

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