The origin of Spartina Townsendii

  title={The origin of Spartina Townsendii},
  author={C. Leonard Huskins},
SummaryFrom its characteristics and the circumstances of its origin, practically all competent observers are convinced thatSpartina Townsendii arose from hybridization betweenS. alterniflora andS. stricta.The somatic chromosome number ofS. Townsendii is 126, by far the highest number yet recorded in theGraminae.One of its putative parents,S. alterniflora, has 70 chromosomes and the other,S. stricta, has 56. S. Townsendii has evidently originated by chromosome doubling, following on… 
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