Chromatographic Validation of Two Morphologically Similar Hybrids of Different Origins

Science  28 Sep 1962:
Vol. 137, Issue 3535, pp. 1048-1050
DOI: 10.1126/science.137.3535.1048


The origin of natural hybrids of the plant Baptisia was determined by chromatographic analyses of leaf extracts of both hybrid and parent plants. This method demonstrated a pattern of inheritance in the hybrid of certain species specific components of both parents.