Chromosome Number of Rose Clover, Trifolium hirtum

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Science  18 Oct 1963:
Vol. 142, Issue 3590, pp. 401-402
DOI: 10.1126/science.142.3590.401


The somatic chromosome number of the cultivated Trifolium hirtum All. (rose clover) is 10. Satellites occur on one pair of the chromosomes. Out of approximately 70 species of this genus for which the chromosome numbers are known, only one other has a chromosome number of 10.