Publication details

Chromosome numbers of Carex

Authors

ROTREKLOVÁ Olga BUREŠ Petr ŘEPKA Radomír GRULICH Vít ŠMARDA Petr HRALOVÁ Ivana ZEDEK František KOUTECKÝ Tomáš

Year of publication 2011
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Preslia
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Science

Citation
Field Botany
Keywords agmatoploidy; holocentric chromosome; holokinetic chromosome; karyology; polyploidy; symploidy; sedge
Description Chromosome numbers were determined for 97 samples of 95 sedge taxa (Carex) from the following countries: Austria (6 records), Bulgaria (1), the Canary Islands (Spain, 1), Cape Verde (1), the Czech Republic (51), Hungary (1), Italy (2), Norway (8), Russia (15), Slovakia (1), Sweden (1) and 9 North American plants cultivated in Czech botanical gardens. Chromosome numbers for Carex argunensis, C. callitrichos, C. campylorhina, C. flavocuspis subsp. krascheninnikovii, C. paniculata subsp. hansenii, C. pallida, C. quadriflora and C. xiphium are reported here for the first time. The first reports are presented for the European portion of the distribution area of Carex obtusata and for the Central European portion of the distributional areas of C. chordorrhiza, C. otrubae, C. rhizina and C. strigosa.
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