The Origin of the Cultivated Cineraria


MR. BATESON now admits that some named varieties of Cineraria may have arisen from pure-bred C. cruenta, or from plants believed to be pure-bred. He holds that these have become extinct, while Mr. Dyer believes the hybrids to have disappeared. I have never attempted to discuss this question, and shall not do so now. I wish only to justify my interpretation of the passages I quoted against Mr. Bateson:—

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WELDON, W. The Origin of the Cultivated Cineraria. Nature 52, 129 (1895).

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