Cytology

This is about the study of narcissus cells and includes chromosome work, molecular genetics, biochemistry, pollen size and shape, etc,.

Diamond and gold dust

A few years ago John Hunter posted on Daffnet some comments about gold and silver dusted perianths. http://daffnet.org/gold-and-silver-dusted-perianths/ He referred to a short article in The Daffodil Journal Vol. 48…

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Winter bulbocodiums

It has been a cold frosty winter here and many flowers are later than usual. The tazettas in the field are miserable. The paperwhites are miserable too but they seem…

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Chinese Sacred Lily (N. tazetta var chinensis) seeds…

March 12, 2015
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Yes, you can look at all the articles coming out of China and elsewhere, on how hopelessly sterile this variety is. But, thanks to the wonders of significantly warmer temperatures…

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5th International Conference on Comparative Biology of Monocotyledons

November 20, 2013
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There was a notice in Cultivated Plant Taxonomy News, July 2013, that there would be a special Symposium on the systematics and population biology of Narcissus at this conference which…

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Melissa – I found it.

November 8, 2013
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Melissa I think I found  the term you were looking for  that started omb….  It is most likely obturator [  plant anatomy term ]? Defined as 1) an outgrowth of the funicle, that forms…

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Plant Morphology question

November 4, 2013
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Friends, I’ve been trying to recall a the word which denotes the structure connecting the seed to the ovary in a narcissus.  I believe it starts with O, perhaps omb……

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