Plant Systematics and Evolution

, Volume 174, Issue 1–2, pp 67–73 | Cite as

Electrophoretic study and genetic affinity in theCampanula elatines andC. fragilis (Campanulaceae) rock-plants group from Italy and W. Jugoslavia

  • G. Frizzi
  • F. Tammaro


Variability and genetic divergence of 11 field populations of seven species of theCampanula elatines andC. fragilis rock-plants group from the Mediterranean and pre-Alpine areas have been studied by starch-gel electrophoretic techniques.Campanula isophylla, C. elatines, C. elatinoides, C. fragilis subsp.fragilis and subs.cavolinii, C. garganica were collected in Italy, whilstC. fenestrellata subsp.istriaca andC. portenschlagiana came from W. Jugoslavia. Twelve enzymatic loci for each population were genetically analysed: PGI-1 and 2, PGM-2, IDH-1 and -2, SKDH, ME, ADH, GOT-2, MPI-1 and -2, SOD-1. The genetic distances among the above mentioned entities have been calculated by Nei's index and depicted in a dendrogram.

Key words

Angiosperms Campanulaceae Campanula isophylla C. elatines C. elatinoides C. fragilis subsp.fragilis and subsp.cavolinii C. garganica C. fenestrellata subsp.istriaca C. portenschlagiana Allozyme variation heterozygosity Flora of Italy and W. Jugoslavia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Frizzi
    • 1
  • F. Tammaro
    • 1
  1. 1.Environmental Sciences Dept., Botanical Section, Faculty of SciencesUniversity of L'Aquila, Loc. CoppitoL'AquilaItaly

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