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Molecular confirmation of the hybrid origin of Eupatorium godfreyanum (Asteraceae)

Author(s): K. C. Siripun, E. E. Schilling

Year: 2006

Journal: American Journal of Botany
Volume: 93
Issue: 2
Pages: 319-325

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

Species Referenced: Eupatorium rotundifolium (Roundleaf thoroughwort),


Researches Eupatorium godfreyanum, a species reported to be of hybrid origin. Using an analysis of nuclear ribosomal ITS sequence data, the study confirms that E. godfreyanum is of hybrid origin from a combination of E. rotundifolium and E. sessilifolium.

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K. C. Siripun, and E. E. Schilling. "Molecular confirmation of the hybrid origin of Eupatorium godfreyanum (Asteraceae)." American Journal of Botany 93.2 (2006): 319-325.

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ISSN: 0002-9122
DOI: 10.3732/ajb.93.2.319
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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