The Genetic Mosaic of Iris Series Hexagonae in Florida: Inferences on the Holocene History of the Louisiana Irises and Anthropogenic Effects on Their Distribution

@article{Meerow2011TheGM,
  title={The Genetic Mosaic of Iris Series Hexagonae in Florida: Inferences on the Holocene History of the Louisiana Irises and Anthropogenic Effects on Their Distribution},
  author={Alan William Meerow and Michael Derek Gideon and David N. Kuhn and Susan Mopper and Kyoko Nakamura},
  journal={International Journal of Plant Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={172},
  pages={1026 - 1052}
}
Iris series Hexagonae is a small, monophyletic complex of five species and associated hybrid populations, popularly known as the “Louisiana irises.” The Hexagonae alliance of Iris has been recognized as a textbook case of introgressive hybridization on the basis of numerous studies in Louisiana. In light of field observations of phenotypic heterogeneity among Florida populations, we investigated genetic variation within and among 37 populations of Iris series Hexagonae from Florida, seven from… 

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