Science

This category is about the biology of daffodils and narcissus.

How the Daffodil Got Its Trumpet

Here’s a link to an article about How the Daffodil Got Its Trumpet. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130309160248.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_science+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+News+–+Top+Science%29

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Two different clones of N. tazetta

February 19, 2013
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Here are two tazetta clones from Mallorca. The pollen volume of the second one is about twice the volume of the first one. The stomata of the second one are…

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Postrate or vertical foliage

January 29, 2013
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Steve, If a daffodil can have postrate foliage is obviously influenced by the genes. But I think there are some exturnal factors too which have consequences. Exposed sites with much sun, wind and no other…

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Bulbocodium Foliage – Obscure and Esoteric Question

January 28, 2013
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This is trivial, obscure, and esoteric in the whole scheme of things. The questions posed do make me crazy and adds to my considerable confusion regarding my lack of understanding…

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N. assoanus with many unreduced pollen grains

January 27, 2013
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Larry and all, My best seedlings exist in my imagination only , whereas Brian’s are reality. The two N. assoanus from Villarluengo in the pictures are flowering in my greenhouse.…

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dubius

  This is N. dubius as I know it.  This specimen is a bit mite damaged. I have not seen one that I would describe as yellow but I have…

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