Repost as it didn't seem to go through yesterday.
Indeed one grand parent had plicata. So it would be theoretically
possible that Pure as Gold could have two plicata genes. A search of
offspring of 'Pure As Gold' would suggest that this not the situation.
Infernal fire would seem to have only two plicata genes based on its
So it would appear that 'Pure As Gold' is rra. but this is speculation
given what is most probable in this situation. It would need
supporting data to confirm it.
This would make Infernal fire with three rra genes and a BC
anthocyanin gene. Also two plicata genes.
I have made myself some notes to test out both possibilities.
--- In email@example.com
, Linda Mann <lmann@...> wrote:
> <As least there doesn't appear to be any plicata genetics in Pure As
> Plicata if you go back far enough:
> PURE AS GOLD = Radiant Energy X Sound of Gold.
> SOUND OF GOLD = Solano X Caramba
> CARAMBA (Keith Keppel, R. 1972) Sdlg. 68-27C. TB, 32" (81 cm), EM
> S. lemon yellow (M&P 10-K-3); F. white, edged lemon with all-over
> plicata stippling varying from cyclamen purple (47-L-9 to 47-L-7) to
> carbuncle (8-L-7), java brown (8-K-9) at edge; dull yellow beard. (Wild
> Ginger x Siva Siva) X (((Gene Wild x Majorette) x Rococo) x Ballyhoo
> sib). Keppel 1975
> Sooo, if I understand this stuff, that <does> imply RRA.
> <This would imply that
> `Pure As Gold' is a recessive reduction of anthocyanin.>
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