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Intergeneric Hybridization in Flowering Plants
Irving W. Knobloch
Vol. 21, No. 1 (Feb., 1972), pp. 97-103
Published by: International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT)
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1219229
Page Count: 7
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The importance of hybridization in speciation is emphasized by listing most of the known intergeneric hybrids in flowering plants and including a figure (23,675) of all the known hybrids including interspecife ones. No claims are made that the list is complete or absolutely accurate. Some of the strong points regarding hybridization as a process are given. In addition, it is pointed out that hybrids, throughout the range, show both dominance and intermediacy, some possess normal meiosis and many are highly or partially fertile.
Taxon © 1972 International Association for Plant Taxonomy (IAPT)