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Re: Re: Legend of Camelot, luminata?

  • Subject: Re: Re: Legend of Camelot, luminata?
  • From: smciris@aol.com
  • Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 10:33:20 EDT

In a message dated 3/17/2008 5:53:35 AM Mountain Daylight Time, lmann@lock-net.com writes:
Margie, I'm pretty sure that isn't a luminata - my understanding is that
the characteristic of luminatas is that they do <not> have pigmented
veins in the throat - those purple veins mean it is not luminata.
I sounds like you're thinking of a pure luminata, with no plicata genes.  The two alleles can coexist, producing a blended effect in the flower.  The white veining is indicative of the luminata allele(s) and the purple veins of the plicata allele(s).  This is a striking example of what we used to call a "fancy plicata", but to me "luminata-plicata" is a more descriptive term.
Sharon McAllister

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