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Common Cyclamen (Cyclamen purpurascens Mill.) and Its Diversity in Slovenia

Monograph

By: Jože Bavcon (Author)

165 pages, colour photos

University Botanic Gardens Ljubljana

Paperback | Jan 2009 | #204352 | ISBN-13: 9789619026281
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About this book

Language: English

This monograph describes the common Cyclamen, Cyclamen purpurascens, found in Slovenia and has sections on morphology, ecology, pollination, reproduction, cultivation and conservation.


Contents

INTRODUCTION 4
Common Cyclamen (Cyclamen purpurascens Mill.) and Its Position within the Genus  8
Hypothesis 13
Collecting 14
RESULTS AND DISCUSSION 20
Morphology 20
The Role of Floral Trunk 31
Leaf Anomalies 33
Leaf Pattern 35
Significance of Leaf Pattern 37
Ecology 40
Geotaxy of Tubers 49
Cyclamen and Man 51
Bloom 53
Pollination 60
Reproduction 63
Vegetative Reproduction 66
Vegetative Reproduction in Culture 69
Reproduction by Seed in Culture 71
Cultivation 73
Diseases and Pests 77
Cyclamen - A Poisonous Plant 79
Horticultural Value 80
Conservation 84
DIVISION INTO GROUPS 86
1. Silvery 90
2. Semi-Silvery 98
3. Marbled 125
4. Green 139
CONCLUSIONS / ZAKLJUČKI 151
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 157
Explanatory Legend for the Names of Cyclamen purpurascens Types 158
LITERATURE: 160
SUBJECT INDEX  164


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