Journal of Horticulture

Journal of Horticulture
Open Access

ISSN: 2376-0354

Mu Hongna

College of Horticulture and Gardening, Yangtze University, Jingzhou, China

  • Rapid Communication   
    Quantitative Taxonomy of Osmanthus fragrans Cultivars in Jingzhou
    Author(s): Sun Taoze, Dongling L and Mu Hongna*

    This investigation had been implemented for checking Osmanthus fragrans Resources. In this paper, 29 classified characters were selected based on our preliminary research foundation of O. fragrans in Jingzhou city parks, then O. fragrans quantitative classification of 24 cultivars was carried out by SPSS analysis. The results showed principal component contribution rate was scattered, which is not an ideal method for quantitative classification of O. fragrans cultivars. The method of Walder was the best among seven clustering methods. The clustering results showed that there was a long relationship between autumn Osmanthus and Asiaticus Group. In addition, flowering season, flower color and fertility were very important for O. fragrans cultivars classification. The evolution of O. fragrans petals color might be complex and multi-wa.. Read More»

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