New research from the SC Botanic Garden

February 14, 2007

Read about propagation of the native Porteranthus trifoliatus ‘Pink Profusion’ by researchers at the Smith College Botanic Garden. Using a technique called “tissue culture,” the research team was successful in propagating this rare cultivar from the original seedling.

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CLICK HERE to read the full news release!

To learn more about Porteranthus trifoliatus, take a look at THIS INFORMATION from the USDA Plants Database.

To find scholarly articles about the native species, search one of the libraries’ SUBJECT DATABASES for: Porteranthus trifoliatus OR Bowman’s root OR Gillenia trifoliata (note: this is the previous scientific name for P. trifoliatus).

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