Additional documented chromosome number determinations in Paysonia (Brassicaceae)

  • Andrew M. Salywon Desert Botanical Garden
  • Jon P. Rebman San Diego Museum of Natural History
  • David A. Dierig Bridgestone Americas Inc., Guayule Research Farm
Keywords: meiotic chromosome number, Lesquerella, Paysonia, Brassicaceae

Abstract

Thirteen meiotic chromosome number determinations are reported for seven species of Paysonia O’Kane & Al-Shehbaz (Brassicaceae). Our counts are in agreement with previous published numbers and we make new chromosome number reports for five counties.

References

Beeks, R.M. 1955. Improvements in the squash technique for plant chromosomes. Aliso 3:131–133.
Dierig, D.A., A.E. Thompson, J.P. Rebman, R. Kleiman, & B.S. Phillips. 1996. Collection and evaluation of new Lesquerella and Physaria germplasm. Industr. Crops Prod. 5:53–63.
Manton, I. 1932. Introduction to the genera cytology of the Cruciferae. Ann. Bot. 46:509–556.
O’Kane, S. 2007. Paysonia. In: Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds. Flora of North America north of Mexico. Oxford University Press, New York, U.S.A., and Oxford, U.K. 7:611–616.
Rollins, R.C. 1966. Chromosome numbers of Cruciferae. Contr. Gray Herb. 197:43–65.
Rollins, R.C. & L. Rüdenberg. 1971. Chromosome numbers of Cruciferae. II. Contr. Gray Herb. 201:117–133.
Rollins, R.C. & L. Rüdenberg. 1977. Chromosome numbers of Cruciferae. III. Contr. Gray Herb. 207:101–116.
Salywon, A.M., D.A. Dierig, J.P. Rebman, & D. Jasso de Rodríguez. 2005. Evaluation of new Lesquerella and Physaria (Brassicaceae) oilseed germplasm. Amer. J. Bot. 92:53–62.
Published
2021-12-10
How to Cite
Salywon, A. M., Rebman, J. P., & Dierig, D. A. (2021). Additional documented chromosome number determinations in Paysonia (Brassicaceae). Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 15(2), 575-577. https://doi.org/10.17348/jbrit.v15.i2.1163