Aseptic germination of seeds of Northern Terrestrial orchids

  title={Aseptic germination of seeds of Northern Terrestrial orchids},
  author={Ben R. Lind{\'e}n},
Aseptic germination of 27 North European and 2 North American orchids was tested on ZAK medium, which contains coconut liquid and sucrose, CHANG medium, based on fish protein hydrolysate, and two mineral media: FAST's medium for Cypripedium and Burgeffs Eg 1. The two latter media gave good germination and growth, Egl proving better for tuberous species. Of the 29 taxa tested, 25 germinated, the four nongerminating species belonging to the rhizomatous genera Cephalanthera and Epipactis. Immature… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.

Germination of mature seeds of Calanthe tricarinata Lindl., an endangered terrestrial orchid, by asymbiotic culture in vitro

Toshinari Godo, Miho Komori, Emi Nakaoki, Tomohisa Yukawa, Kazumitsu Miyoshi
  • In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Plant
  • 2009