Spontaneous seed set on Hippeastrum

Adam Fikso adam14113@ameritech.net
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 16:00:06 PST
INTERESTING INFORMATION, ALAN.  Thanks for paying attention here.  Is this 
kind of thing common among tetraploid forms of natural diploid liliaceous 
plants? , e.g. irises.  It doesn't seem to happen among tetraploid bearded 
irises or their hybrids.  Adam

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nolo Contendere" <bulbman@hotmail.com>
To: <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 5:05 PM
Subject: [pbs] Spontaneous seed set on Hippeastrum

> Dennis,
> Tetraploid (2n = 44 chromosomes) hippeastrum hybrids and those few
> tetraploid spp., frequently self pollinate and set seed.  The
> self-incompatability of deiploid amaryllis breaks down when the
> chromosomes are doubled.
> Alan Meerow
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