Production of sporophytes from Platycerium coronarium and P. ridleyi Frond Strips and Rhizome Pieces Cultured In Vitro

@article{Wee1992ProductionOS,
  title={Production of sporophytes from Platycerium coronarium and P. ridleyi Frond Strips and Rhizome Pieces Cultured In Vitro},
  author={Yeow Chin Wee and Siew-Hwa Kwa and Chiang Shiong Loh},
  journal={American Fern Journal},
  year={1992},
  volume={82},
  pages={75-79}
}
Platycerium is a genus of large, attractive epiphytic ferns that mainly grow on trees. In Singapore, two species have been known - P. coronarium (Koenig) Desv. and P. ridleyi Christ. The former commonly grows on forest and undisturbed wayside trees (Wee, 1978) while the latter is rare. P. ridleyi was once collected from tall trees in the primary jungle of Bukit Timah, but it is now thought to be extinct there (Holttum, 1966; Wee, 1984). During the 1970s and 1980s epiphytes were systematically… Expand
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