|A. grayanum||Natural Hybrid||D. plantaginea|
This is a rare hybrid combination occurring in very low numbers on the summit of W Maui. It has not reported from E Maui but the parental species are also locally sympatric there. A comparable hybrid combination has also been artificially synthesized. The specimen show here was cultivated from a cutting collected in the field. This natural hybrid had a pollen stainability of 28% and a maximum chromosome pairing configuration of 12II + 1M4 during meiosis.
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