Diplycosia Blume

A Little-Known Genus of the Ericaceae from South-east Asia Cultivated Under Glass at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

  • Tony Conlon Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh


The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh holds a number of small and understudied collections in the glasshouses at Edinburgh about which relatively little is known. This paper introduces one of these genera. A brief introduction and history is given of the genus Diplycosia Blume. An outline of the literature and a summary of their distribution, along with an overview and history of the collections held at Edinburgh, are also presented, as are cultivation notes. All plant names in this paper have been cross-referenced using the International Plant Names Index website (International Plant Names Index, 2010).

Author Biography

Tony Conlon, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Indoor Horticulturist


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How to Cite
Conlon, T. (2010). Diplycosia Blume. Sibbaldia: The Journal of Botanic Garden Horticulture, (8), 45-61. https://doi.org/10.23823/Sibbaldia/2010.136