Science

This category is about the biology of daffodils and narcissus.

Narcissus viridiflorus and Narcissus x xanthochlorus

December 1, 2013
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Steve, Here are two fotos which are made near Facinas by Gerd Knoche in this autumn. Sometimes  a viridiflorus clone with this yellowish green is to be seen. This type of flower was given…

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 28, 2013
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There is a lot to be thankful for in OUR world of bulbs and plants! Good friends, close friends, enduring friends, made around the world due to our mutual interest.…

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Fertility update – Div.8

November 21, 2013
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When I first met Graham Phillips in the 90’s he cheerfully suggested that people interested in breeding in division 7 and 8 should be sent to the madhouse. I have…

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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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Fertility update – Div.10

November 18, 2013
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It has been an extraordinary year here for bulbocodiums. The intra-sectional hybrids were great company over the winter. The inter-sectional hybrids are exploding in diversity and yielding all sorts of…

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Dr. Harold Koopowitz – Awarded AOS Gold Medal!

November 16, 2013
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Congratulations to our own, Dr. Harold Koopowitz! Harold was awarded the prestigious Gold Medal by the American Orchid Society last night. As with the A. D. S., the A. O. S. Gold…

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