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Orchid conservation

Guest edited by Yung-I Lee

An article collection in Botanical Studies.

  1. Original Article

    Collecting near mature and immature orchid seeds for ex situ conservation: ‘in vitro collecting’ as a case study

    Lack of phenological information and efficient collecting methods are considered impediments for orchid seed collecting. This leads to opportunistic collecting as part of general seed collecting schedules that...

    Jonathan P. Kendon, Landy Rajaovelona, Helen Sandford, Rui Fang, Jake Bell and Viswambharan Sarasan

    Botanical Studies 2017 58:34

    Published on: 8 August 2017

  2. Review

    A perspective on orchid seed and protocorm development

    This perspective draws attention to the functional organization of orchid seed and protocorm during the course of development. The orchid embryos have a well-organized developmental plan generating a blue-prin...

    Edward C. Yeung

    Botanical Studies 2017 58:33

    Published on: 4 August 2017

  3. Original Article

    Taxonomic placement of Paphiopedilum rungsuriyanum (Cypripedioideae; Orchidaceae) based on morphological, cytological and molecular analyses

    Paphiopedilum rungsuriyanum from Northern Laos was discovered and described in 2014. It is characterized by having miniature tessellated leaves, a flower having a helmet shaped lip wit...

    Yung-I Lee, Mei-Chu Chung, Kongmany Sydara, Onevilay Souliya and Sulivong Luang Aphay

    Botanical Studies 2017 58:16

    Published on: 29 March 2017