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Tissue culture

Some Persoonia species have potential for horticultural development. While high volume regeneration of Persoonias from seeds and cuttings remains problematic, tissue culture may be an alternative or complementary technique.

Offord, C.A., Rollason, A. and Frith, A. (2015) Tissue culture of Persoonia species for horticulture and restoration. Acta Horticulturae 1101: 75-80. DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1097.17

Rollason A. & Emery, N.J. (2021) Using tissue culture to conserve the fire-sensitive Persoonia hirsuta. In Sommerville KD, Bunn E, Rollason A, Turner SR. Chapter 9 Tissue Culture. In ‘Plant Germplasm Conservation in Australia: strategies and guidelines for developing, managing and utilising ex situ collections. Third edition.’ Australian Network for Plant Conservation, Canberra. Available at: