Chromosome numbers in species of Alchemilla ser. Elatae (Rosaceae) in Turkey

Hayirlioglu-Ayaz S., Beyazoglu O.

ANNALES BOTANICI FENNICI, vol.37, no.3, pp.173-182, 2000 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.173-182


This paper presents the results of a karyological analysis of 17 species of Alchemilla L. sect. Alchemilla subsect. Calycanthum Rothm. ser. Elatae Rothm. The studies were carried out on plants from northeast Anatolia (Turkey). About 75% of the species have chromosome numbers 2n = 86 to 123. A few species have a lower number. The species an polyploids like the majority of species of sect. Alchemilla studied so far from various geographic areas.