, Volume 56, Issue 1, pp 55–60 | Cite as

Chromosome numbers in Brachypodium Beauv. (Gramineae)

  • I. H. Robertson


A summary of previous chromosome counts of Brachypodium is given in addition to a large number of new reports. The present work does not support claims made for extensive infraspecific variation in certain species. The implication of cytological knowledge for a taxonomic and evolutionary understanding of the genus is discussed.


Chromosome Number Chromosome Count Evolutionary Understanding Infraspecific Variation Previous Chromosome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. H. Robertson
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  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUnited Kingdom

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