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    Exclamation N. villosa Flowering

    Have posted this elsewhere, but wanted to post here, too.

    Pardon my long silence. Have been really busy for a very long time. But, I have interesting news!

    After 14 years, my N. villosa is producing an inflorescence! Although the raceme has yet to fully develop, my initial guess is that this is a male plant. Therefore, I would like to hear from other growers around the world who may have interesting females available with which to make new hybrids. I would like half of any seeds produced with villosa pollen.

    Below are a couple of images, taken today. It is evident that it will be some time yet before the flowers are mature. But, I am hoping that within a month or so pollen will be available. The inflorescence has grown relatively quickly, having doubled in size in about two weeks.

    Of particular note is the hirsute nature of the inflorescence. It is covered in a dense, auburn indumentum, the like of which I have never seen on any other species.




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    Beautiful, you lucky guy, you are proably one of the few people to see such a rare flower spike, and the person who recieves seeds is extremely lucky.
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    Amazing! Hopefully a very nice female plant is flowering.
    Do you know if you are the first person to have this plant flower?
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    Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?

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    Congratulations! Wow, fourteen years -- ninety-eight dog years. How many presidents is that? Who was in office when you first it potted up?
    “Sì perché l'autorità dell'opinione di mille nelle scienze non val per una scintilla di ragione di un solo . . ."

    -- Galileo "Biff" Galilei

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    Wow! There's something you don't see too often. I wish you the best of luck in finding some nice females for that precious pollen. It must have taken a lot of work and patience to get it that far.

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    Oh my dear god!!! Fantastic!!! That is a sight to behold. Just amazing. WOW!!!! Neps...please contact geoff, Rob or even post this on CPUK and other boards.... I really hope you can create some of those amazing natural hybrids like N. x kinabaluensis or maybe new ones with macrophylla, lowii or burbidgeae. Wow!! 14 yrs eh? I wish I behold a plant of my own to that stage.

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    Congradulations, that is quite the dedication you have. 14 years, that plant is as old as me.

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    Simply stunning, I cant imagine the amount of patience and work put into this plant! This must be quite a rewarding sight for you I can only imagine the excitement when you first laid your eyes on that beauty! Whatever you're doing for it, keep it up!
    Congratulations!

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