Karyotypes of Smilax species: Feulgen-stained metaphase chromosomes. A S. rufescens B S. fluminensis (Uruana access) C S. fluminensis (Itirapina access) D S. polyantha (Botucatu access) E S. polyantha (Mogi Guaçu access) F S. brasiliensis G S. campestris H S. cissoides I S. goyazana. Arrows indicate secondary constrictions and satellites. Note the heteromorphic pair 10 in S. rufescens, pair 11 in S. polyantha (Mogi Guaçu) and pair 27 in S. goyazana. Scale bar: 10 µm.

  Part of: Pizzaia D, Oliveira-Maekawa VM, Martins AR, Mondin M, Aguiar-Perecin MLR (2019) Karyotype structure and NOR activity in Brazilian Smilax Linnaeus, 1753 species (Smilacaceae). Comparative Cytogenetics 13(3): 245-263. https://doi.org/10.3897/CompCytogen.v13i3.35775