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Narcissus x xanthochlorus

October 30, 2014
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The flower of the third clone opened. Theo

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Narcissus x xanthochlorus

October 25, 2014
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One year ago I published a picture of N. x xanthochlorus ( N. cavanillesii x N. viridiflorus) on Daffnet. This year  three bulbs will flower. Two  flowers allready opened (see…

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Hybrids of different narcissus species can be fertile by generating unreduced pollen

October 9, 2014
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In this spring I found many plants of intersectional diploid narcissus hybrids in Spain which were fertile by generating unreduced pollen. This may be of great interest for daffodil hybridizers and…

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Fertility of Classic Gold, Apollo Gold, and Little Laine

June 16, 2014
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Clay Higgins wrote on June 14 that he got seed from the open pollination of Classic Gold. This is a cross of N. bulbocodium conspicuus, which should be hexaploid, and N. rupicola which…

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N. triandrus pallidulus x Emerald Sea

January 19, 2014
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Two seedlings of N. triandrus pallidulus x Emerald Sea in the greenhouse flowering for the first time. Theo

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Pollen Volume and Chromosome Content of Daffodils; Possibilities for hybridizing 2 and 3

January 12, 2014
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During  March 2013  I found some different yellow bulbocodiums in Potugal and Spain. From observing the pollen volume I think that four plants are diploid, two are tetraploid, and one…

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