Authors: Lu, Yuan-Xue; Sun, Xian-Feng; Zhou, Qi-Xing; Gu, Zhi-Jian
Publication: Acta Botanica Yunnanica
Year: 2002
Genera: Aeschynanthus, Chirita, Corallodiscus, Hemiboea, Lysionotus, Oreocharis, Petrocosmea

In the present paper, the chromosome numbers of the species of Gesneriaceae from Yunnan, China are reported for the first time. The results are formulated as follows: in Aeschynanthus bracteatus, a population of A. buxifolius, Hemiboea cavaleriei, Lysionotus pauciflorus and Petrocosmea barfata, 2n=32; in Chirita dielsii, Ch.macrophylla, Ch.speciosa 2n=18; in Oreocharis aurea, 2n=34; in  in Corralodiscus flabellatus 2n=40; a tetraploidy chromosome number(2n=64) was also found in another population of A. buxifolius.

Article is mainly in Chinese.