publication . Article . 2015

Experimental reintroduction of the threatened terrestrial orchid Diuris fragrantissima

Zoe Smith; Elizabeth James; Cassandra McLean;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 17 Jun 2015
  • Publisher: Universidad de Costa Rica
Abstract
Diuris fragrantissima D. L. Jones et M. A. Clem. is a perennial terrestrial orchid endemic to the state of Victoria, Australia. The species is listed as Critically Endangered in Victoria under the criteria of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), having suf- fered a severe population decline since the 1930s, largely attributable to habitat destruction for agricul- tural and urban development.   Diuris fragrantissima D. L. Jones et M. A. Clem. is a perennial terrestrial orchid endemic to the state of Victoria, Australia. The species is listed as Critically Endangered in Victoria under the criteria of the Internationa...
Subjects
free text keywords: Reintroduction, mycorrhiza, fungal persistence, inoculum, recovery plan , Threatened species, Habitat destruction, Perennial plant, Population decline, Critically endangered, Ecology, Natural resource, IUCN Red List, Diuris fragrantissima, Biology
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publication . Article . 2015

Experimental reintroduction of the threatened terrestrial orchid Diuris fragrantissima

Zoe Smith; Elizabeth James; Cassandra McLean;