Knaap Licenties B.V.
Lange Broekweg 84
Leonardus Johannes Maria van der Knaap, Knaap Licenties B.V., Naaldwijk, Netherlands
|Agent in Canada:||
38723 Fingal Line
St. Thomas, Ontario
|Grant of Rights Date:||2011-05-31|
|Grant of Rights Termination Date:||2029-05-31|
PLANT: many to very many shoots
LEAF: medium to long, medium to broad, dark green, weak to medium bulging between veins
PETIOLE: medium to long sheath, short length from sheath to leaf blade, upper part lighter in colour in relation to leaf blade
PEDUNCLE: long to very long to base of spathe
SPATHE: fused part medium to long, overall length medium, narrow to medium width, medium depth, base unequal-sided, very small to small area of green colour extending from tip on inner and outer side
SPADIX: short stalk, medium length, medium diameter, ovary pointed.
Origin & Breeding History: 'Sparanke' originated from a controlled cross conducted in November 2004 in Naaldwijk, The Netherlands. The female parent was a proprietary seedling designated as 20011048-01 and the male parent was a proprietary seedling designated as 200550805-01. The new variety was selected in May 2006 based on flower quantity, flower colour, leaf colour, leaf glossiness, plant habit and good branching characteristics. The new variety was first propagated by in-vitro methods in June 2006 in Maasdijk, The Netherlands.
Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Sparanke' is based on the UPOV Report of Technical Examination, application number 2008/1387, purchased from the Community Plant Variety Office in Angers, France. The trials were conducted by Naktuinbouw in Roelofarendsveen, The Netherlands in 2009.
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