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International Carnivous Plant Society
... Western Australia is described. Introduction Australia is the main centre of diversity in the genus Drosera (Schlauer, 2000). It is thus not surprising that new species continue to be discovered and described from ... the field. Etymology The new species is named to honour the efforts of Siegfried and Irmgard Hartmeyer who discovered and documented it on video tape in 1995. They returned to the type ...
www.carnivorousplants.org

Turbinicarpus Information Exchange - A short history of the genus Turbinicarpus
... , were discovered and described. These include plants described as Pelecyphora (valdeziana and pseudopectinata), Echinocactus (macrochele), Thelocactus (lophophoroides) and Strombocactus ... and they have continued to describe new species as Turbinicarpus. During the nineties many new and interesting taxa were described including T. bonatzii, booleanus, rioverdensis, jauernigii, panarottoi and ...
www.mfaint.demon.co.uk

Angraecum sesquipedale - The Christmas star orchid
... THE STAR OF MADAGASCAR This deservedly famous orchid was discovered in East Madagascar by Aubert Du Petit-Thouars (1758-1831), French botanist and traveler. His work on the orchids of Madagascar ... years later, when the indeed nocturnal hawk-moth, the pollinator of Angraecum sesquipedale was discovered and described for science no less than fifty-five years after Darwin's prediction. Since then ...
www.orchidlady.com

The Other Jewels of Minas Gerais - Brazil's rock-dwelling laelias
... many have been described in our generation. Some of the more desirable representatives were discovered and described during the 1960s and one species, Laelia alvaroana, was described only two years ... the most knowledgeable people of Brazilian orchids in general and especially Parviflorae laelias, has discovered and described many Brazilian species and is currently working on research that will clear ...
www.orchidworks.com

Aspalathus
... for the first time in 1740 in Systema naturae. Later in Species plantarum (1753) he described 12 species. Description A genus the size of Aspalathus displays a large variety of morphological ... KwaZulu-Natal . A new species discovered and described by me will be published soon and will increase the number of species to 279. Most species grow in mountains and are restricted to certain soil types ...
www.plantzafrica.com

OSU Extension Service and Agricultural Research Station News
... of scab-immune and resistant and fire blight resistant apples for both western and eastern Oregon provided. EC 1334 described. Life cycle and symptoms of dutch elm disease Biology, life cycle and symptoms of the ... a new disease that has caused dramatic mortality to coastal California oaks, has recently been discovered in southwestern Oregon. OSU plant clinic will diagnose sick plants If you bring a ...
extension.oregonstate.edu

Rhododendron and Azalea Bookstore
... taxa described. Each species is covered by a full botanical description. A second paragraph contains a summary of the most important taxonomic characteristics used to identify each species and ... 1880132397; $80 A beautiful book and invaluable reference! Gorgeous photographs and detailed descriptions of 105 species; thirteen are new species discovered since the 1980's and some of these species are ...
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Naming C&S - Cactus and Succulent Society of New Zealand (CSSNZ) Inc.
... more cacti were discovered, it was realized there should be more than one genus for them. Soon the columnar ones were transferred into genus Cereus (Latin for candle), and the globular ones to Echinocactus (Greek for spiny). Soon even more genera were named and described to cope with the range of different new ...
www.cssnz.org

Naming C&S - Cactus and Succulent Society of New Zealand (CSSNZ) Inc.
... how the SAME plant can look DIFFERENT is the Melocactus genus, when first discovered many Melocactus species were described and named, but on closer investigation it turns out that the species within the ... " genera in evolutionary terms and hasn't "settled" down to it's final form) and there are a lot fewer species (and more varieties or even forms) than first described. Differences can also be ...
www.cssnz.org
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Frank Kingdon-Ward: Plant Hunter and Romantic
... and introductions: Berberis gyalaica (KW5962) and Rhododendron pemokoense (KW6301). Beyond the adjacent pass named Nyima La in the Rong Chu Valley, he discovered and collected one of the best of all primulas for woodlands and bog gardens: Primula florindae (KW5781). Further west, on what he described as "the ...
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