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    I was here already, so I figured I'd add some more of my low quality horticulture...

    These are some small divisions of U. reniformis and U. humboldtii that I'm keeping in a pool of fetid pond scum. They are growing quite well at household temps and humidity, with only additional lighting. The humidity is very low because of the heater at this time of year, so I'm impressed with how well they are doing (only teh easy specs, but still..) I need to get nelumbifolia next!

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    I've posted some pictures of U. campbelliana over here: http://www.terraforums.com/forums/sh...ncluding-traps

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    Well my U.nelumbifolia bloom died today. It was in bloom for five weeks for anyone who is interested in that kind of information. Jack
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    U. nephrophylla x U. nelumbifolia seedling making buds:



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    Exciting!
    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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    Finally ---

    Backstory: I received a U. endresii (small piece) from BCP back on Oct 29, 2009. It grew ok but never took off like my other Orchidioides. Finally on Sept 29, 2011, I divided & repotted. Being paranoid, I took the largest group of tubers & roots & put it back into a large 4x4x4" netpot and also started several other smaller pots with tubers/roots (as well as sharing pieces w/ others). Naturally, the largest piece in the primary pot has only recently put up a single leaf. However, one of the pieces in a 3" pot has been putting up leaves for a while and also started two flower stalks. I've waited for almost three weeks for the 1st flower to finally open - today was the day - my 1st official look at a U. endresii flower (that wasn't in a pic).

    Here's what I've been seeing for over a week (nasty thru-glass pic):


    Today - the rest ... front


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    The plant:


    One of the things that I really wasn't expecting was the size - it was much larger than I anticipated. Here's a pic with a spare U. asplundii flower (this is the clone I call "long lobe" -- there's almost always some U. asplundii flowers open somewhere):
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    woah. woah. woah. WOAH.
    that flower is a stunner. very close in terms of morphology of both leaves and flowers to praetermissa. very cool!
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    nice. My U. endersii is slowly getting smaller all the time.....

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