Plant Systematics and Evolution

, Volume 153, Issue 1–2, pp 7–12 | Cite as

Relationships between seven species ofVulpia (Poaceae)

  • Z. Bulinska-Radomska
  • R. N. Lester
Article

Abstract

Seven species ofVulpia were subjected to morphological and protein studies using principal component and cluster analysis and theJaccard's Similarity Coefficient. Studies showed all species were uniform and distinct from each other. Species of sect.Loretia were very dissimilar from those of sect.Monachne and sect.Vulpia. The latter section comprises taxa of high mutual affinity.

Key words

Angiosperms Poaceae Vulpia sectt.Loretia Vulpia Monachne Morphology seed protein electrophoresis numerical systematics 

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© Springer-Verlag 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Bulinska-Radomska
    • 1
  • R. N. Lester
    • 2
  1. 1.WarszawaPoland
  2. 2.Department of Plant BiologyUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamEngland, UK

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