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Studies on the chromosomes of tropical lilies 2: karyotype of <i>Gloriosa superba</i> lindle (liliaceae).

GE Nwofia
OA Madu
EE Ene-Obong


Further to the work on the members of the West Tropical African “Lilies”, the karyotype of Gloriosa superba is reported. Chromosome count from root tip cells showed 2n = 56 and the karyotype consists of 16 pairs of metacentric chromosomes and 12 pairs of sub-metacentries.

Journal of Applied Chemistry and Agricultural Research Vol. 7 2000-2001: pp. 54-57

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