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  1. Plant Heathen

    Thank you Flora!

    I would just like to thank Flora for sending me my firs sundew plants in seed form. I got some Drosera pulchella seed and they came fast and in great shape. Some were already green so I think they where already started. I hope I have some good luck with thees. I only had 2 ziplocks that the pots...
  2. Benurmanii

    P. chilensis

    Here is a photo of my P. chilensis. You can see some seedlings, that are likely from a seed pod which I forgot to harvest. One of the amazing traits of this plant is that it is completely autogamous! The flowers of P. chilensis are very short, the stalk can be sessile like mine, or a few cm...
  3. Cthulhu138

    Carnivorous Plants in the Wild - My In Situ Explorations

    I've decided to consolidate all my photos of wild carnivorous plants and other associated flora into 1 thread. So far, I've visited bogs from Maine to Florida, I'm hoping to add a West Coast trip this summer. This 1st bog, an Atlantic White Cedar Bog is almost within Boston city limits. It...
  4. Cthulhu138

    Carnivorous Plants of Australia MAGNUM OPUS Books

    I've been anxiously awaiting the release of this 3 volume set of books since I heard they were coming out. Last week I broke down and ordered the set. When I got home today, the books were here waiting for me. I knew these were going to be good but, I had no idea they would be THIS good ! I've...
  5. F

    Article: Elucidating the D.montana complex

    Hello everyone, Here is another call to correct your plant labels! :) A few colleagues and I have just published a 35-page review of the D. montana complex. Like our previous publications on Brazilian sundews, this paper has been decades in the making and it has definitely been the most...
  6. E

    A Vertical Garden For Your Desk!

    How many of you are already familiar with the concept of vertical gardens? Here's a vertical garden that I took a photo of at Flora Grubb nursery in San Francisco... Flora Grubb Vertical Garden Succulents by epiphyte78, on Flickr Flora Grubb is a really neat nursery because it's by far the...
  7. East_to_west

    Nepenthes companion plants??

    Hey all, I just posted this on proboards, but I figured I'd give it a shot here too: I've had this idea for a while and I'm now really itching to follow through with it: Do any of you know where I could find some companion plants that would be found growing in a HL nepenthes environment? I found...
  8. SgtSarracenia

    Input concerning possible seed restrictions

    Hello all. Once I read the info concerning the possible seed restrictions in the EU it got me wondering about the future. They have been cracking down on animal regs for the last 25 years and have really been a detriment in the last 5-10 years. Now it is hitting the plants. I would like to hear...
  9. mato

    Grandparents home succumbed to Aussie bush fires

    So a few days ago, I received an email from a family member informing me that the firestorm that ravaged the Warrumbungle Range of northern NSW did in fact pass through my grandparents bit of property in the bush. In the words of a neighbor, "it looks like Hiroshima after the bomb." Luckily...
  10. C

    Drosera from Gifberg - South Africa

    Hello, our next stop to look out for carnivorous plants was the Gifberg in the north of Clanwilliam. We drove there from Nieuwoudtville where we were staying during these days. There are some spectacular views from the Van Rhyn's Pass! The first carnivorous plants we found there were...
  11. Av8tor1

    Current tepui weather conditions

    Might be of interest to our tepui flora growers.... <div id="wwm_widget" style="width:560px;height:450px;"></div><br/> <a href="http://www.viewweather.com/">ViewWeather.com - World weather forecast</a> | <a...
  12. SgtSarracenia

    Newbie Alert!!!

    Hello all. I am new to CP's for the most part. I have a had a few VFT's in the past. I live in SoCal and grow about 11 species of CP's SO FAR. Lol. My background is mostly in reptiles and amphibians. Mostly geckos, anoles and Big Eye Tree frogs (Leptopelis). I currently have more than 75...
  13. Monkey

    Eastern NM Native Flora (Pic Heavy)

    Well I had a nice day out today, went to the zoo and Black Water Draw Museum, after the museum I decided to take the camera out into the "wilderness" behind the museum. Here's what I got. Enjoy! P.S. I have no idea what most of these are. Flowers!: Probably the worst pic of the lot...
  14. T

    Hello from South Africa

    Hi a big hearty hello from South Africa. I hope I'm saying hello in the right place. I'm BC. That is before computers. I'm a little crazy but I love nature & have little conversations with plants (two way in case you were wondering) it's a part of life that westernized & other people have lost...
  15. afrodisa

    West Australian flora info

    Another site with Western aussie flora info (not just cp's): http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au If you need 'specimen' data access you'll need to fork over $2000 - not sure if that's US or AU $ :-D:-D - otherwise it's FREE. Plug the 'genus' into the search box and GO. On the next page find...
  16. Physalaemus

    Planted Aquarium build lighting 2nd opinion

    Hey folks, I know at least of few of you are into planted tanks. Hopefully I can get second+ opinions on the lighting for a tank I'm rebuilding for my fiance. Her 20gallon long is a bit overgrown and over populated. Luckily, I have some supplies stored here to do a relatively easy upgrade for...
  17. S

    Jim Miller's 2-disk set "The Lost World" #2 droseraguy $26

    This is not a normal auction, please all the info before placing a bid. Since I have a few of these to sell, this will be similar to Ebay's "Buy it now" auction. The price is set and as soon as a bid is placed this auction will be closed until the end of the auction. Remember if you place...
  18. S

    Jim Millers 2-disk set "The Lost World" #1 jonnyq $26

    This is not a normal auction, please all the info before placing a bid. Since I have a few of these to sell, this will be similar to Ebay's "Buy it now" auction. The price is set and as soon as a bid is placed this auction will be closed until the end of the auction. Remember if you place...
  19. thez_yo

    Nepenthes 'Song of Melancholy' NY Plant Nerd 25$

    From Sam's nursery in Hawaii, there are roughly 2 different looking 'Song of Melancholy' plants. Here's some history on them from Flora Nepenthecae forum as written by Sam: "N. Song of Melancholy is a N. boschiana grex that seeded in rainforest's collection. He sent seeds to a number of...
  20. Monkey

    Where I live.

    I've been checking out the pictures people post of the scenery and plants in their area. Well here's mine. These pictures are from Oasis State Park, a couple of miles northwest of town, and a bit south of the Blackwater Draw site (where they discovered Clovis Man.) Hope you all enjoy! First...
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