Scilla peruviana/ hyacinths ploidy

B.J.M. Zonneveld
Thu, 25 Oct 2007 01:11:28 PDT
For what it is worth: I measured nuclear DNA content of three S
peruviana, two were diploid the third one from Alte, Algarve, Portugal
turned out to be a triploid. 
Most hyacinths nowadays are triploid ( 3x =24)or tetraploid ( 4x = 32)I
even found a pentaploid (5x = 40.

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