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

  • GE Nwofia
  • OA Madu
  • EE Ene-Obong

Abstract



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
Published
2008-07-23
Section
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