Llargest genome

Zonneveld, B.J.M. (Ben) zonneveld@nhn.leidenuniv.nl
Tue, 25 Jan 2011 01:28:04 PST
Yes Paris japonica has the largest genome so far of all The second was
not a plant but a lungfish 
However the highest plant so far recorded was Trillium hagae with 264.9
picogram  Although the Paris is the highest now, so the the highest
monocot, he highest dicot is still Viscum album (mistletoe) with 205.8
picigram ( zonneveld (2010)J of botany vol 2010 article ID 527357, doi
10.1155/2010/527357 For comparison Humans = 6.5 pg and rice 1pg

Ben J.M.Zonneveld
Nationaal Herbarium Nederland
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telf 071 5274738
E-mail: Zonneveld@NHN.Leidenuniv.nl

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