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- Carvalho, Luana C., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Systematic botany 2017 v.42 no.3 pp. 507-515
- Saccharum officinarum; South Americans; allopolyploidy; chromosome number; cytogenetic analysis; genes; geographical distribution; grasses; hexaploidy; interspecific hybridization; meiosis; new species; phenology; phylogeny; plant taxonomy; pollen; sugarcane; triploidy; viability; South America
- ... Allopolyploidy is a major mode of speciation in flowering plants and particularly in the grass tribe Andropogoneae, which includes sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) and relatives. A new species of Saccharum from South America (S. intermedium) is described here, supported by morphological, molecular and cytogenetic evidence. Previous molecular analyses indicated an allopolyploid origin of the new s ...