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    Carnivorous Plants of Western Australia | Christian Dietz and Claus-Juergen Lenz

    Carnivorous Plants of Western Australia Talk by Christian Dietz and Claus-Juergen Lenz Join Meadowview Biological Research Station for a talk by Christian Dietz and Claus-Juergen Lenz about their trip to Western Australia in 2011. They will lecture about the carnivorous plants they observed...
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    Nepenthes seeds for giveaway

    Hey TF, I did a cross earlier this year of spathulata x truncata and now have some seeds to giveaway. The seed pods popped open over the weekend while I was at ICPS so the seed is fresh. This offer is for any grower, but please be confident that you can germinate Nepenthes seeds. I have...
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    Apartment Balcony Greenhouse - Nepenthes (build thread)

    I am building a simple greenhouse on our apartment balcony that will likely be used to house highland Nepenthes (possibly year-around). I have been wanting to build a greenhouse for a while, and with the limits of living in an apartment in the city with no land I have been growing plants in...
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    Nepenthes spathulata (female)

    I have a female Nepenthes spathulata flowering. I was considering removing the spike, but wanted to see if there was any pollen available. The flowers will likely be open by the end of this month. Please PM me if you have any pollen available, looking for species and we can split seed 50:50...
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    Tribute to the great Nepenthes edwardsiana

    I took a picture of one of my shadow-boxes of Nepenthes edwardsiana pitchers. This one has an upper and lower pitcher in it. Had to shoot this at an angle to avoid reflection off the glass Upper pitcher is probably 8" or so.
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    Nepenthes at Meadowview Biological Research Station

    I wanted to share some pictures I took today of some Nepenthes that were looking good in the Meadowview greenhouse. Meadowview's Nepenthes collection is comprised of donation by generous members. Nepenthes albomarginata - gift from Doug Walker, leaves and pitchers are red. Nepenthes...
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    Nepenthes edwardsiana + Bunny

    Warning: The following images are extremely graphic and disturbing. Nepenthes edwardsiana pitcher in the bunny cage. Half-way eaten pitcher.
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    mksmith Grow List - Grow Chamber 1

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    Nepenthes Attitudinal Distribution Chart

    I set up a simple table with most all Nepenthes species broken into the five common categories; ultra-lowland, lowland, intermediate, highland, and ultra-highland. I have based the placement on altitudinal distribution mostly. I also have temperature range at the top of each category. Maybe...
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    Heliamphora tatei var. tatei

    I have 3 established divisions of Heliamphora tatei var. tatei Cerro Marahuaca, Venezuela from Borneo Exotics. Division were taking at the beginning of the year and are now growing adult pitchers about 3 inches tall. Parent plant is about 10 inches tall. I am looking for highland Nepenthes...
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    Indoor Grown Nepenthes

    I wanted to post a few plants. I will add more soon. All plants are grown indoors under lights. Nepenthes burbidgeae x edwardsiana Nepenthes burbidgeae - WC Seed (Puts 4 or less pitchers a year) Nepenthes copelandii - Seed Nepenthes fusca - WC Seed Nepenthes hamata- Young BE Release...
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    Nepenthes clay figurines

    I just wanted to share some clay nepenthes figurines I made. They are all about 4-5" tall. Nepenthes lowii Nepenthes rajah Nepenthes villosa I will make some others soon.
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    Nepenthes fusca

    I wanted to post my nepenthes fusca for POM... but I think there may be no POM on the other forum this month so I thought I would post here instead. ??? This is one of two of my 'closet grown' / seed grown Nepenthes fusca plants. This plant is 3-4ft tall. The plant in the background is a pretty...
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    Nepenthes eymae

    I am looking to trade out my nepenthes eymae. This is the BE clone. This plant is producing 8-9" pitchers. It grows best as an intermediate but has done well in my air conditioned highland case that has nights in the 40s. Thanks for looking:
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    Nepenthes veitchii (k)

    I have had the Nepenthes veitchii (k) for months now and I am really enjoying this plant. It is very similar to the Malesiana Tropicals N. veitchii pink clone; except the leaves and pitchers are more compact and the plant's perimstome shows alot more striping then the MT clone. I am growing my...
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    Nepenthes trade

    I have a large nepenthes ventricosa (j) x ramispina (EP seed grown plant) for trade. It is too cold for this plant in my setup. The plant is more then a foot wide with a newly sprouting basal. The plant is housed in a 5 inch tall pot to give you an idea of the size in the picture and is rather...