Journal of Botany

Journal of Botany / 2010 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

New Record Holders for Maximum Genome Size in Eudicots and Monocots

Table 1

Genome sizes (2C) of Fritillaria species, standard deviation (SD), chromosome numbers, and number of accessions (#), compared with McLeish and LaCour [1].

Species2C in pgS.D.2n *#McLeish and LaCour 2C in pgDifference in pg

Fritillariaverticillata84.91.924496.511.6
Fritillariapallidiflora87.41.3242 ***116.729.3
Fritillariaraddeana91.10.7242119.528.4
Fritillarialiliacea89.61.8241121.431.8
Fritillariapyrenaica104.93.1243127.422.5
Fritillariameleagris112.43.0244141.429.0
Fritillariaimperialis102.51.3245145.042.5
Fritillariaolivieri117.10.4243145.628.5
Fritillariaacmopetala132.51.9244151.118.6
Fritillariaglauca111.70.5241155.343.6
Fritillariacrassifolia133.13.5245160.827.7
Fritillariatuntasia130.41.5242163.232.8
Fritillariapinardii131.11.6244164.433.3
Fritillariarhodocanakis134.93.1241172.337.4
Fritillariadavisii138.92.3244179.040.1
Fritillariaassyriaca ** 203.91.4483254.850.9
Fritillariaassyriaca134.04.3244

*from literature. **= uva-vulpis, [15]. ***Bennett and Smith[16].

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