Karyotype morphology of Luma apiculata (DC.) Burret (Myrtaceae)

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Jara-Seguel, Pedro; Cárcamo-Fincheira, Paz; Palma-Rojas, Claudio; von Brand, Elisabeth;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanográficas, Universidad de Concepción

Luma apiculata (DC.) Burret, had a symmetric karyotype, with 2n = 22 small sized chromosomes, ranging between 2.2 μηι and 0.8 μηι. The haploid karyotype formula was 9m + 2sm = 11. These karyotype characteristics of L. apiculata are a common character within Myrtaceae.
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