Seed characteristics and asymbiotic germination of Galeandra batemanii Rolfe and G. greenwoodiana Warford

The genus Galeandra Lindl. is a member of subtribe Cyrtopodiinae (Dressler 1993). It is represented in the Americas, from Florida through Mexico and Central America and as far south as Argentina. In Mexico, suitable habitat of Galeandra batemanii Rolfe and of Galeandra greenwoodiana Warford is spars...

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Main Authors: Light, Marilyn H. S., MacConaill, Michael
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2016
Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/lankesteriana/article/view/23039
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/21138
Summary: The genus Galeandra Lindl. is a member of subtribe Cyrtopodiinae (Dressler 1993). It is represented in the Americas, from Florida through Mexico and Central America and as far south as Argentina. In Mexico, suitable habitat of Galeandra batemanii Rolfe and of Galeandra greenwoodiana Warford is sparse, patchy and widely separated with sites 300 km or more apart (Warford 1994). Galeandra batemanii has been report- ed to be occasionally lithophytic (Pollard 1974).