Systematic position of the genusCicer L. (Fabaceae) from data on DNA/DNA hybridization

  • R. H. Sammour


This investigation was carried out in an attempt to determine the systematic position ofCicer via DNA/DNA hybridization. The data showed that members of the tribeVicieae were related toCicer than toTrifolium andOnonis. It is also showed thatPisum was the nearest species toCicer. Thus, the data presented in this work recommend the classification ofCicer underVicieae rather than a separate tribeCicerideae.


Cicer Systematic position DNA hybridization TribeVicieae 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. H. Sammour
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  1. 1.Department of Botany, Faculty of ScienceTanta UniversityTantaEgypt

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