Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S2): 277-278.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2021-1156

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An Improved Podocarpus Cultivar‘Podocarpus macrophyllus LDW’

WANG Huaxin1,ZHANG Hai2,*,LI Jun2,MA Jiyao2,GONG Jianying1,AN Jiacheng1,CHEN Pinxian2,YANG Yanhua2,TANG Qiuming1,LI Hua1,and ZHANG Yan3   

  1. 1Guangxi Forestry Research Institute,Guangxi Key Laboratory for Cultivation and Utilization of Special Non-Timber Forest Crops,Nanning 530002,China;2Beihai Forestry Research Institute,Beihai,Guangxi 536000,China;3Nanning South Lake Park,Nanning 530022,China
  • Online:2022-11-26 Published:2022-12-07

Abstract: ‘Podocarpus macrophyllus LDW’is an improved cultivar found among the local cultivated Podocarpus populations in Beihai,Guangxi,and obtained through superior individual plant selection and clonal propagation. Evergreen trees,with all plants being male,have a large number of male strobilus. The leaves were linear-lanceolate,or sickle-shaped. The base of trunks is stout,and the lateral branches are developed. The lower branches are softer,and the end of branchs and branchlets are bent and drooping. The cultivar has high ornamental value,fast growth and strong adaptability. It is suitable for planting in Beihai and other regions in Guangxi.

Key words: Podocarpus macrophyllus, cultivar

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