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    Mixed Petiolaris

    I received seeds as such and haven't a clue as to what they are. Can anyone identify what these might be? They all look alike to me!




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    Newer picture:



    Any idea what parent plants went into this?

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    Looks like a straight paradoxa to me
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    Hmmm... they were supposed to be a hybrid. Can you see anything else in there? I know... the picture is fuzzy.

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    No I can not really see any traits that would indicate a hybrid. The form and stature look pure paradoxa to me... I guess it is possible it is a cross with something like petiolaris or dilatato-petiolaris whose traits could very possibly be "masked" by the paradoxa ones. But IMO that is just a plain old paradoxa.
    'My love was science- specifically biology and, more specifically, when placed in a common jar, which of two organisms would devour the other.'

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    just a plain old paradoxa
    LOL! That reminded me of Spaceballs and, "Just plain yogurt".

    I like paradoxa. Ranks up there with ordensis.

    I should put it with this 4 year old picture and this from 3 years ago:




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    Jimscott, I have got paradoxa plants that look quite differently under different light levels. Also, one particular plants seems to turn completely red in peat moss and sand. The others in LFS and perlite have got red lamina but green petiole under the same T5 light.

    If it is a hybrid, could it be petiolaris x paradoxa? It took me a while to distinguish the two.
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    I remember a topic whereby Ron Lane described the subtle differences between paradoxa and (I think it was) the dilatato-petiolaris. Either way, the small colony of them have dew and are growing. So I'm happy.

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