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Preliminary checklist of orchids from Ulu Endau, Johore, Malaysia


Yussof, Shaharin and Kiew, Ruth and Lim, Weng Hee and Ibrahim, Nuraini (1987) Preliminary checklist of orchids from Ulu Endau, Johore, Malaysia. Malayan Nature Journal , 41 (1-3). pp. 235-237. ISSN 0025-1291


The orchid family is the largest family of flowering plants in Peninsular Malaysia with an estimated 100 genera and. 846 species (Holttum, 1964). The species which produce large, showy and long lasting flowers. are much sought after by horticulturalists, gardeners and orchid breeders. Even some less showy ones are in demand as they can be used in hybridization to impart certain desired attributes, such as unusual colour or pattern, longer shelf-life, floriferousness etc., to their offspring

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Universiti Pertanian Malaysia
Publisher: Malaysian Nature Society
Keywords: Orchids
Depositing User: Azhar Abdul Rahman
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2015 02:18
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2015 02:23
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/38805
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