Plant Diversity ›› 2001, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (03): 1-3.

• Articles •    

The Cross-Compatibility of Magnoliaceae

GONG Xun PAN Yue-Zhi YANG Zhi-Yun   

  1. Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Online:2001-06-25 Published:2001-06-25

Abstract: Crossing experiment of 62 combinations within and between genus of Magnoliaceae were made in the Kunming Botanical Garden based on the conventional methods of crossbreeding. Results revealed that in the same genus,the cross-compatibility commonly exists in Magnoliaceae, except the intersubgeneric combinations (between subgenus Magnolia and Yulania) in the genus Magnolia.

Key words: Magnoliaceae