, Volume 23, Issue 3, pp 359–364 | Cite as

Brachycome lineariloba: A species for experimental cytogenetics

  • S. Smith-White


A chromosome number ofn=2 is reported forBrachycome lineariloba. The chromosomes are 6–8 μ long in mitotic metaphase, and first meiotic prophase stages are amenable to study. A B-chromosome is sometimes present. The species is an ephemeral annual and should be easily cultivated. It may prove to be a suitable organism for experimental cytogenetics.


Chromosome Number Mitotic Metaphase Meiotic Stage Suitable Organism Late Diplotene 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Smith-White
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  1. 1.School of Biological SciencesUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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