By Wim Snoeijer, Royal Boskoop Horticultural Society Staff
Referred to as "lilies of the Nile" (though they're local to South Africa), the showy perennials within the genus Agapanthus were avidly accrued and grown due to the fact they have been chanced on by means of Dutch explorers within the seventeenth century. The few species within the genus were hybridized intensively, yielding enormous quantities of fascinating and dramatic cultivars. regardless of their large attractiveness between gardeners, despite the fact that, there hasn't ever been a very entire publication at the genus, an oversight that has ultimately been corrected through writer Wim Snoeijer, operating in live performance with Holland's Royal Boskoop Horticultural Society. With keys and greater than a hundred colour images as an relief to identity, this groundbreaking ebook is one no devotee of those vegetation can have the funds for to be with out.
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2 pg. Agapanthus ‘Accent’ (Funnel Group) error: ‘Accebt’ origin: raised by Griffioen, Wassenaar, The Netherlands, introduced in 1985, and still in cultivation. 62 Chapter 5 The main localities of the species of Agapanthus compiled by Ben Zonneveld after Palmer (1967). A: A. africanus. B: A. africanus subsp. walshii. C: A. praecox. D: A. praecox subsp. minimus. E: A. campanulatus. F: A. caulescens. G: A. caulescens. H: A. inapertus. I: A. inapertus subsp. intermedius. J: A. coddii. leaf: deciduous, 20–30 cm long and 1 cm wide, pale to normal green, base purple.
I am the first to admit that some of my conclusions could be considered as speculative. Still, the DNA contents confirm several relationships that were already suggested by others based on morphological arguments and even revealed some interesting new ones. The results give a firm confirmation to what were earlier mainly educated guesses. In conclusion, it is shown here that flow cytometry can be used, combined with morphological and geographical data, to gain information about the status of the species, the origin of cultivars, and the absence in the investigated cultivars of polyploidy.
Evg) 12 0 0 0 0 12 1 27 0 15 1 7 12 (0)0 27 (13) 2 (0)0 34 (4)0 Table 4. Flowershapes of parents and offspring of some Agapanthus cultivars Parents First generation (F1) Flowershapes parents F1 A. inapertus × A. praecox ‘Lilliput × ‘Midnight Star’ ‘Lilliput × ‘Midnight Star’ ‘Blue Triumphator’ × ‘Dr Brouwer’ ‘Intermedius’ × ‘Donau’ ‘Intermedius’ × ‘Columba’ ‘Purple Cloud’ ‘Septemberhemel’ ‘Meibont’ ‘Oslo’ ‘Bristol’ ‘Pinchbeck’ Tubular × Funnel Salver × Funnel Salver × Funnel Salver × Trumpet Trumpet × Trumpet Trumpet × Trumpet Trumpet Funnel Salver Trumpet Trumpet Funnel Genome Size 35 Table 5.
Agapanthus: A Revision of the Genus by Wim Snoeijer, Royal Boskoop Horticultural Society Staff