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Alan_b

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New snowdrop species
« on: May 21, 2019, 10:06:19 PM »
Welcome Galanthus bursanus, a new snowdrop species: https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs12225-019-9806-5.pdf
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Re: New snowdrop species
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2019, 11:30:30 PM »
Thanks Alan.  Fascinating article - interesting snowdrop & the comparison of bulbs photo is useful.
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Re: New snowdrop species
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2019, 06:28:38 AM »
I wonder if this is the first new species to be discovered on Facebook?  I believe that the discovery was the result of a picture of the snowdrop posted on a Facebook group devoted to the flora of Turkey, "Türkiye Florası".  The picture was posted by Yildiz Konca and spotted by Dimitri Zubov who recognised its significance.  This would make a good article for a writer on botany. 
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Re: New snowdrop species
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2019, 10:23:29 AM »
Testament  to  Dima  Zubov's  "eye"! 
Dima and  Janis  Ruksans  are  also just  about  to publish a  new  fessia  species  in the  International Rock Gardener, issue  113 - online  on 31st  May.
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Re: New snowdrop species
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2019, 02:09:31 PM »
It is a very beautiful plant and has a strong fragrance, almost up there with the strongest Gr-os.

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Re: New snowdrop species
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2019, 10:20:27 PM »
Thank You, Alan, for that link - this is definitely the most beautiful of autumn-flowering snowdrops, reminding of my favourite species, G. gracilis. Being strongly scented, too, it will be impossible to beat!

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Re: New snowdrop species
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2019, 11:04:06 AM »
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Dimitri Zubov, PhD, researcher of M.M. Gryshko's National Botanic Garden, Kiev/Donetsk, zone 5
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