Revision of CrataegusmonogynaJacq.(Rosaceae) populations using RAPD marker in Iran – JBES

crataegusmonogynajacqFariba Sharifnia, Nasim Seyedipour, S. Abdolhamid Angaji, Fahimeh Salimpour, Roya Razavipour

Department of Biology, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, P.O. Box:19585-936, Iran

Department of Cellular and molecular Biology, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran

Key words: Crataegusmonogyna, clustering, Iran, molecular marker.


Crataegusmonogyna, belongs to Rosaceae family and known as common hawthorn or single-seeded hawthorn. Crataegusmonogyna is often divided into several infraspecefic taxa and or two or more species. Two varieties of this species is represented in Iran, Crataegusmonogyna var. monogyna from northwest and Crataegusmonogyna var. lasiocarpa from Hyrcanian region. Crataegus monogynaIn this survey 10 populations of C. monogyna have been studied using RAPD marker for classification of taxonomic relationship. Clustering analysis of RAPD data showed that a population is very differ from others and so It has long shoot thorn (about 4 cm cv. Type species with up to 2.5 cm) . It is reported as a new variety “ Crataegusmonogyna var. mazandaranica “for the first time from Iran.

jbes-vol4no3-p20-24Get the original articles in Source: Volume 4, Number 3, March 2014 – JBES

Journal Name: Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES)

Published By: International Network for Natural Sciences

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