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Agapanthus: A Revision of the Genus - download pdf or read online

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By Wim Snoeijer, Royal Boskoop Horticultural Society Staff

Referred to as "lilies of the Nile" (though they are local to South Africa), the showy perennials within the genus Agapanthus were avidly accrued and grown given that they have been found by means of Dutch explorers within the seventeenth century. The few species within the genus were hybridized intensively, yielding countless numbers of attention-grabbing and dramatic cultivars. regardless of their large reputation between gardeners, in spite of the fact that, there hasn't ever been a very accomplished ebook at the genus, an oversight that has eventually been corrected via writer Wim Snoeijer, operating in live performance with Holland's Royal Boskoop Horticultural Society. With keys and greater than a hundred colour pictures as an reduction to id, this groundbreaking ebook is one no devotee of those vegetation can have the funds for to be with no.

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Plant Syst. Evol. 241. Chapter 3 Taxonomy and Nomenclature Classification of the Family Agapanthus is a monocotyledon and formally placed within the family Liliaceae sensu lato. Today, the genus is usually placed within the family Alliaceae. The family Alliaceae sensu lato contains 30 different genera with altogether about 720 different species. The best known genera belonging to this family are Agapanthus, Allium, Brodiaea, Dichellostemma, Ipheion, Leucocoryne, Nothoscordum, and Tulbaghia. The family can be divided further into subfamilies.

Duncan (2003) Taxonomic implications of genome size and pollen color and vitality for species of Agapanthus L’Héritier (Agapanthaceae). Plant Syst. Evol. 241. Chapter 3 Taxonomy and Nomenclature Classification of the Family Agapanthus is a monocotyledon and formally placed within the family Liliaceae sensu lato. Today, the genus is usually placed within the family Alliaceae. The family Alliaceae sensu lato contains 30 different genera with altogether about 720 different species. The best known genera belonging to this family are Agapanthus, Allium, Brodiaea, Dichellostemma, Ipheion, Leucocoryne, Nothoscordum, and Tulbaghia.

Ovary superior = Agapanthaceae Voigt (1850) Pflanzen-Reichs 2. Sections Zonneveld and Duncan (2003) proposed two botanical sections for the six species based on the colour of the pollen and the average nuclear DNA content. This botanical classification was published as follows: Section Lilacinipollini Zonn. D. Duncan (2003) Plant Syst. Evol. Pollen purple. Leaf usually with purple base, deciduous. 0 pg) Section Ochraceipollini Zonn. D. Duncan (2003) Plant Syst. Evol. Pollen yellow. Leaf usually with a green base or with a purple base, deciduous or evergreen.

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