Bongardia chrysogonum

James L. Jones
Sun, 23 Sep 2012 14:14:59 PDT
I had good germination with seed from the Berlin Botanic Garden in 1993 but I was only able to keep it going for a couple of years, enough though for at least one bloom.
Jim Jones

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From: Peter Taggart <>
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Sent: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 4:52 pm
Subject: Re: [pbs] Bongardia chrysogonum

I believe that it can self pollinate - I have a vague recollection of
occasional seeds set on a plant of mine. Certainly I get selfing on
Gymnospernums, though I now have enough of them that they may cross
Peter (UK)

> Gordon wrote
> >My single plant of Bongardia chrysogonum is in flower at present and I
> >am hoping for seeds to be set,is this likely with only one plant which I
> >believe has hermaphrodite flowers.It has flowered in previous years but
> >has never set seed and this season I have put it out in the open to
> >hopefully have insect pollination as well has some hand pollination to
> >assist.Gordon Julian,Tasmania


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