microspecies


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microspecies

[¦mī·krō′spē·shēz]
(ecology)
A small, localized species population that is clearly differentiated from related forms. Also known as jordanon.
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Aspects of the ecology of some microspecies of Taraxacum in the Netherlands.
A comparative study of the germination ecology of some microspecies of Taraxacum Wigg.
Strict apomixis supposedly brings about complete reproductive isolation; on this fact the microspecies concept in Taraxacum is based.
Refutation of recent creations of microspecies and hybrid taxa in Argentinian Solanum (sect.
The combined rDNA-cpDNA genotypes show that most of the polymorphic rDNA and cpDNA restriction sites or lengths in these plants are also present in weedy asexual dandelions collected from natural populations in Europe and in asexual and diploid taxa (microspecies) chosen to represent diverse Eurasian members of the genus.