D. gigantea ssp. geniculata - Reply

Fri, 17 Nov 1995 09:52:58 +0930


>OK CP experts, who out there is familiar with the differences between the various forms of D.
>gigantea? The CP database gives a Kew
>Bulletin reference for D. gigantea ssp. geniculata. Presumably this is a description of the TYPE for
>which Lowrie sells seeds. He also sells seeds for YARLOOP. Does anyone know what the
>differences between TYPE and YARLOOP are? Could anyone give a reference for a description of

There may be no difference at all. I can only assume that Yarloop
refers to where the plant was collected. For those interested, Yarloop
is 123km south of Perth in Western Australia. I have no idea where the
type location is.