Prof. Itay Mayrose Lab - Plant Evolution, bioinformatics, & comparative genomics


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CCDBAngiospermsCompositaeLactucaLactuca capensis Thunb.

4 chromosome counts in Lactuca capensis Thunb.:


Name Accepted Name Gametophytic(n) Sporophytic(2n) Data Source reference
  Lactuca capensis Thunb. Lactuca inermis Forssk. 12   IPCN online Husaini, S. W. H. & G. A. Iwo. 1990. Cytology of some weedy species of the family Compositae (Asteraceae) from Jos Plateau, Nigeria. Feddes Repert. 101: 49–62.
  Lactuca capensis Thunb. Lactuca inermis Forssk.   16 IPCN online Morton, J. K. 1993. Chromosome numbers and polyploidy in the flora of Cameroon Mountain. Opera Bot. 121: 159–172.
  Lactuca capensis Thunb. Lactuca inermis Forssk. 8   IPCN online Gill, L. S. & D. I. Omoigui. 1992. Chromosome numbers in some Nigerian Compositae. Compositae Newslett. 20/21: 12–15.
!   Lactuca capensis Thunb. Lactuca inermis Forssk.   16 C-values database Doležalová I, Lebeda A, Janecek J, Cíhalíková J, Krístková E, Vránova O. 2002. Variation in chromosome numbers and nuclear DNA contents in genetic resources of Lactuca L. species (Asteraceae). Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 49: 383-395.