Embryo sac development in some representatives of the tribe Cynodonteae (Poaceae)

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A. Strydom; J. J. Spies;
(1994)
  • Publisher: AOSIS
  • Journal: Bothalia: African Biodiversity & Conservation (issn: 0006-8241, eissn: 2311-9284)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4102/abc.v24i1.758
  • Subject: apomixis | apospory | Chloridoideae | Cynodonteae | embryo sac development | Poaceae | General. Including nature conservation, geographical distribution | QH1-199.5

Chloris virgata Sw., Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers., Harpochloa falx (L. f.) Kuntze, and Tragus berteronianus Schult. have a Polygonum type of embryo sac development. Unreduced embryo sacs were found in Eustachys paspaloides (Vahl) Lanza & Mattei,  Harpochloa falx, and  Re... View more
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