TITLE

Rare Lycian orchid initiative set up

PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Orchid Review;Mar2014, Vol. 122 Issue 1305, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the conservation project in Turkey which focuses on the growth of Ophrys lyci, a rare orchid, which is in danger of extinction. It mentions the hope of the researchers to determine the dependence of the species on a specific bee pollinators and a mycorrhizal fungus which are relevant for seed germination. The creation of the 4-hectare Special Protection Area for the orchids under the guidance of the Directorate of Forestry in Kas is also emphasized.
ACCESSION #
94988911

 

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