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Evolution of Oenothera laciniata (Onagraceae), a Permanent Translocation Heterozygote

Author(s): N. C. Ellstrand

Year: 1980

Journal: Systematic Botany
Volume: 5
Issue: 1
Pages: 6-16

Article Topic(s): Genetics,Systematics
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Oenothera laciniata (Cutleaf evening-primrose),


Based on allozyme data, Oenothera laciniata appears to be closely related to Oenothera grandis. Oenothera appears to be a stabilized hybrid originating from the crossing of plants in different O. grandis populations.

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N. C. Ellstrand. "Evolution of Oenothera laciniata (Onagraceae), a Permanent Translocation Heterozygote." Systematic Botany 5.1 (1980): 6-16.

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