Larry W. Richardson

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Eulophia alta (Linnaeus) Fawcett & Rendle seeds collected from the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge (Collier County, FL; FPNWR) were used in a screen of five asymbiotic orchid seed germination media to determine their effectiveness in promoting germination and protocorm development. In addition, 10 fungal isolates collected from the roots of E. alta(More)
Procedures for asymbiotic seed germination and seedling acclimatization were developed for Bletia purpurea, a threatened North America native terrestrial orchid. Six asymbiotic orchid seed germination media (Knudson C, PhytoTechnology Orchid Seed Sowing Medium, Malmgren Modified Terrestrial Orchid Medium, Vacin & Went Modified Orchid Medium, ½-strengh(More)
Cyrtopodium punctatum Lindley is an endangered epiphytic orchid restricted in the United States to southern Florida. Due to its ornamental value, the species was extensively collected from the wild during the past 100 years. Today, only a few plants remain in protected areas. As part of a conservation plan for the species, procedures for asymbiotic seed(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The endangered leafless ghost orchid, Dendrophylax lindenii, one of the most renowned orchids in the world, is difficult to grow under artificial conditions. Published information on asymbiotic and symbiotic (co-culture with a mycobiont) seed germination, seedling anatomy and developmental morphology of this leafless orchid is completely(More)
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