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Thread: Utricularia, section Orchidioides - info sharing & discussion

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    I was immediately suspicious of the U. humboldtii map with that dot in the USA. A few clicks revealed that Henning von Schmeling's plant in the Chattahoochee Nature Center greenhouse gets credit for being a location. Beyond that being obviously bogus, I thought Henning gave up all of his CPs ....
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    This is a great thread. Thanks for making it!

    I just went through CP photofinder last night and looked at every species of Utricularia that was listed.

    A little bit off topic but I found a few species that were extremely intriguing to say the least.

    I understand that all the species mentioned above are in the Orchidioides group, but what group do these plants belong to?

    U. dunlopii



    U. capilliflora


    Again, sorry for being off topic.
    Last edited by Joseph Clemens; 12-18-2010 at 09:56 AM. Reason: Nomenclature adjustment - Orchidioides, not Orchioides
    LOOKING FOR: N. (argentii x bicalcarata) x {[(lingulata x edwardsiana) x (naga x hamata)] x [(klossii x undulatifolia) x (aristolochioides x rajah)]} Growlist: http://www.terraforums.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=124586

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    @Dexenthes: www.sarracenia.com is your best friend. it's section Pleiochasia.
    " You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means." -Inigo Montoya
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    http://www.utricularien.de/karnivore...tricularia.htm

    wonder if Nicole ever treads this way?

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    @av8tor: nope, i'd think we'd have to drag her over here. i could see her being more involved with the CP forum on the other side of the pond. she'd be an amazing help though--she was the one partially responsible for helping me sort out through my U. tricolor drama.
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    ummmm amp, maybe she just needs an invitation

    I know she is a moderator of at least one German based forum

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    This thread needs more pics, so I'll help out. I've been growing Utric's for 4-5 years, I started out with Utric. graminifolia and then expanded to the terrestrials. Once I found the Orchidioides I quickly had a favorite and started to reduce the terrestrials in favor of the Orchidioides.

    Here is the first Orchidioides I received, it was a single leaf about 1/2" tall. So I planted it like my limited experience told me to, in a peat/sand mix with just about 1" of medium. I've been adding various other mixes over the last year to get the medium to the top of the pot. The last 3/4" is ADA aquasoil. The others of this species I have are being grown in more traditional methods. So I thought I'd share the results of this. It is growing but not as well as the others in more open mediums.

    Utricularia humboldtii


    Over the past year or so I've started to grow alot of Utric's in a Nep type mix, large peat chunks/lava rock/hydroton/perlite/tree fern/orchid bark/charcoal/sphagnum, I've had better results than anything else I've tried. My conditions are all indoors in vivariums and I have high humidity, the low end is 65% up to 99%. So the more open mediums seem to work great. I'm also using Aircone pots.

    Here is a U. reniformis "f. courte" growing WAY too fast in the medium listed above.


    Next is a U. endresii in the mix above, I have started 2 other pots of this stuff with just a leaf cutting, like you can do with U. longifolia. A few of the leaves (due to my carelessness) have fallen off and they started rooting in the bottom of the vivarium on the hydroton.


    And last we have a U. geminiloba flower just starting to open up. This thing is taking forever! Its been 3 days and it haven't opened any more. The last 2 days the color has went from white over to purple. The photo does not do the color justice. I can't provide any insight into getting it to flower, I received the plant and the next week it spiked.
    Last edited by Joseph Clemens; 12-18-2010 at 10:04 AM. Reason: Nomenclature adjustment

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    @RSS: i'll be taking pics of mine when i get home....are you sure that U. endresii aint plagued by U. longifolia? I KID I KID!!!
    Last edited by Joseph Clemens; 12-18-2010 at 10:07 AM. Reason: Nomenclature adjustment
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