Plants on Plants – The Biology of Vascular Epiphytes by Gerhard Zotz. Springer 2016. Gerhard Zotz’s The biology of vascular epiphytes [hereafter referred to as...
Tag - orchids
The Disa orchids are a puzzle. Why do only some of them give a reward? What is it about deceitful pollination that works better for some plants?
Fay introduces the often complex interactions of orchids with mycorrhizal fungi, pollinators and host trees, considering also threats from human utilization...
Flowering plants have had an intimate relationship with insects for millions of years. Indeed, this is often cited as an example of co-evolution ...
This study identifies saprotrophic mycorrhizal fungi for seven mycoheterotrophic orchid species growing in four humid and warm subtropical forests in Taiwan
A better understanding of germination and seedling establishment is needed for the conservation of vulnerable or threatened orchid populations.
A combined approach of asymptotic and transient dynamics expands the understanding of possible population changes for a rare epiphytic orchid.
Say the name Charles Darwin and pollination is not the first thing that springs to most people's minds.
The Chiloglottis trapeziformis orchid attracts male wasp pollinators using chiloglottones, a newly discovered class of volatile substances.
The aerial roots of epiphytic plants perched high above the ground on trees photosynthesise, as well as absorbing water from their surroundings.