, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 171–176 | Cite as

Chromosome numbers in some cacti of western North America

  • Donald J. Pinkava
  • Malcolm G. McLeod


Documented chromosome numbers and meiotic behavior were recorded for 23 taxa of 18 species of Cactaceae of south-western United States and adjacent Mexico. All taxa are diploid (n = 11) or polyploid (n = 22, 33, 44), and with regular meiotic behavior.


Chromosome Number Onyx Meiotic Behavior Opuntia Species County Line 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald J. Pinkava
    • 1
  • Malcolm G. McLeod
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Botany & MicrobiologyArizona State UniversityTempe

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