, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 174–180 | Cite as

Systematic position of Cnidoscolus and Jatropha

  • Kim I. Miller
  • Grady L. Webster


Chromosome Number Croton Pollen Morphology Virgin Island Base Chromosome Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kim I. Miller
    • 1
  • Grady L. Webster
    • 1
  1. 1.Purdue UniversityLafayette

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