Plant Systematics and Evolution

, Volume 154, Issue 3–4, pp 213–223 | Cite as

Karyosystematic studies onRubiaceae: Chromosome counts from Sri Lanka

  • Michael Kiehn


Chromosome numbers for 16 different taxa ofRubiaceae from Sri Lanka are presented. Counts for 13 species, including 5 genera and 1 tribe, are new. The results are listed, compared with available literature data and discussed in regard to their systematical importance.

Key words

Rubiaceae Chromosome numbers Psychotria sohmeri nom. nov. Flora of Sri Lanka 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Kiehn
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  1. 1.Institute of BotanyUniversity of ViennaWienAustria

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