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TableĀ 1 Orchid taxa and orchid mycorrhizal fungi studied, their life form and habitat in the wild

From: Cryopreservation without vitrification suitable for large scale cryopreservation of orchid seeds

Orchid Orchid life form Habitat
Angraecum magdalenae Lithophyte On or near quartz boulders
Angraecum protensum Lithophyte Granite and quartz outcrops
Angraecum sesquipedale Epiphyte Sloping tree trunks in humid forest (collected from glasshouse at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew)
Angraecum rutenbergianum Epiphyte Tree trunks of evergreen humid forests
Benthamia cinnabarina Terrestrial Montane grassland in sandy soil at the borders of granite and quartz boulders
OTU (operational taxonomic unit) name of the mycorrhizal fungus (OMF) Orchid life form of OMF partner Habitat
Tul1 Angraecum magdalenae (Lithophyte) Montane grassland in a crack in granite
Tul2 Benthamia cinnabarina (Terrestrial) Montane grassland in sandy soil at the borders of granite and quartz boulders