Taxonomy

This is about the naming and relationships between the different narcissus species.

Final Pick

Last week was the last significant pick of daffodils for the season. Just because it was possible a few of these were put in the Canberra iris show. Typically late…

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Paperwhites

Different paperwhites flower here in Canberra from about April to September. Flowering time is influenced by both rainfall and temperature. A couple more paperwhite N. broussonetii seedlings have flowered here and…

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zaianicus

Hi Dave, I can’t help you much. I have old photos and no expertise. My photos that include the name ‘zaianicus’ don’t appear to be consistent. They have all been…

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Narcissus x xanthochlorus or Narcissus x perezlarae

December 20, 2014
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   At November 7, 2014 I published a picture in Daffnet which I thought to be N. x xanthochlorus. Gerd Knoche told me that it may be N. x perezlarae…

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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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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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