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  1. fatboy

    Drosera and Byblis seeds available

    Hey all I am currently working in Darwin in the north of Australia and spend most of my weekends messing around in the sandy swamps around a place called Howard Springs. Allen Lowrie did a trip up here way back in 1991 when he discovered Byblis aquatica and there are several species of Drosera...
  2. Not a Number

    The Name Game - Part 3

    Allen Lowrie's Carnivorous Plants of Australia: Magnum Opus (2013) lists some 241 species of carnivorous plants at the time of publication. 163 of those are Drosera. Of these 29 are newly named. Some are new species formally described for the first time. Some were renamed as the "true" species...
  3. Cindy

    Byblis seeds germination experience

    Hi everyone, I am starting to grow this genus again. Seeds from seller A Seeds were soaked in GA3 for 24 hours and sowed on peat/sand mix. Almost every seed of the five tropical species sown became mouldy and there was no germination. Seeds from seller B First batch was soaked in GA3 for 24...
  4. klasac

    some new species/locations/hybrids on the gel

    .and here I add some pictures of today, mostly new cultures: drosera falconeri, still without root system, but flowering already drosera montana var. montana "Botumirin' drosera sp. 'Auyan Tepui' on semi-liquid gel (some dews grow much faster this way) drosera madagascariensis. Don't know...
  5. T

    Byblis seed starter collection (mattb $18)

    Up for auction is several seeds of each of the following. At least 5 of each. 1. B. aquatica “copper coloured thick robust stems to 20 cm tall, flowers dark purple” most eastern location 2. B. filifolia “robust plants > 25 cm tall, flowers mixed colours of white, pale pink, pink & very dark...
  6. Av8tor1

    Byblis seed collection giveaway

    Contest ends and winning number(s) will be selected via random number generator on 10pm GMT Friday Dec. 14th 2012 Winner/s will receive at least 5 each of: B. aquatica B. filifolia B. gigantea B. guehoi B. lamellata B. linifora B. rorida Seed are not to be sold or given away unless with...
  7. Cindy

    Byblis dewdrops photos - the actual version

    For the past 10 months, I had the good fortune of being able to grow and flower 2-7 plants of each of the seven tropical Byblis species. At first, I noticed that there seemed to be some variation between each species in terms of the how their leaves looked in very bright light. But being an...
  8. Cindy

    Byblis dewdrops photos - the lite version

    Alright, before anyone scrolls down and get disappointed at the poor composition of the photos and somewhat lack in photography skill... :blush: I was trying to photograph the leaves of the different annual Byblis species and though a black background is nice, it seems to cause the dewdrops to...
  9. Cindy

    B. aquatica

    I mislabelled the plants and grew them as B. filifolia in moist LFS. :blush: They are now flowering at the height of 6cm and THEN I realise that they are actually the aquatic species. The flowers do not open fully in my conditions. The seeds were labelled as "copper coloured stems up to...
  10. T

    Our Growlist

    CP Nepenthes Mature/Maturing N. Alata HB N. Alata N. Distillatoria Miranda N. Spectabilis "Giant" N. Hamata x Platychila N. Exotic Lady N. Bicalcarata Red N. Kampotiana N. Mini-Maxima N. Gothica N. Sibuyanensis x Ventricosa Germinating/Sprouting N. Albomarginata N. Bicalcarata Red Flush N...
  11. P

    wishful thinking

    Hi, Might anyone out there be able to point me in the direction of: seeds - Byblis aquatica Roridula - dare to dream! Drosophyllum - I had some, could never get them to sprout U. humboldtii numbifolia or other bromeliad occupiers:) Trade, postage, rain dance...
  12. erick

    erick gronwlist nov 2011

    - Aldrovanda vesiculosa - Dionaea muscipula (Venus Atrapamoscas) - Droseras: * Aliciae * Anglica * Binata * Capensis (red) * Capensis alba * Rotundifolia * Scorpioides * Filiformis * Neo-caledonica * Adelae * Prolifera * Dielsiana * Burmanni(red) * Burmanni(alba) * intermedia * Pygmea *...
  13. drosera5150

    Byblis hybridization failed...

    Hello Friends, Here's some interesting photos showing pedicels decending via pulvini in Byblis gigantea. Pedicels in Byblis that move via pulvini was first documented in June of 2008 with B. 'Goliath'. Let's start with a photo taken before pollination; And now, some photos of the pulvini...
  14. drosera5150

    Byblis misinformation...

    Hello All, Well in my opinion I must say that there's something suspicious about Mr. Lowrie's recent Byblis photos. The link to his publicly posted Forum photos can be found here; http://www.cpukforum.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=31873&pid=245236&st=0&#entry245236 Firstly, any Byblis I've...
  15. P

    N. benstonei & other CPs seeds for trade

    I have some fresh seeds of N. benstonei 'Bukit Bakar' for trade. Other seeds are: N. mirabilis 'Tanah Merah' D. burmannii 'Taipei' D. indica 'Pink Flower' B. liniflora. I am looking for: Byblis B. aquatica, B. filifolia, B. gigantea, B. guehoi, B. lamellata, B. rorida Drosera D...
  16. swords

    Phalaris aquatica and cats

    Does anyone know if Canary Grass (Phalaris aquatica and other species) is bad for cats? It grows like crazy around here in the land of 10,000 swamps and I wanted to start a tub or two on my deck but I don't want to put it within reach of the cats if it can affect them in bad way. They eat the...
  17. G

    Photos of D sewelliae & others

    Some shots of D sewelliae in flower. The cool sunny days we've been getting are clearly to its liking. D fulva D caduca D kenneallyi coming into flower for the first time D paradoxa '100km North of Drysdale River Station', with some D indica hitchhikers D derbyensis D broomensis...
  18. G

    Some photos- rare Byblis and some others

    My current favourite CP, Byblis aquatica. It seems to be a dwarf species. The whole plant is only a few cm high, and the leaves are distinctly reddish Same again S leucophylla- doing well in my new greenhouse S x popei- ditto P lustianica B lamellata Drosera pulchella 'Salmon...
  19. P

    p. aquatica

    i was wondering if any of you guys or girls have this kind of grass. i could not find it anywhere online. hmmmmm. i dont have much to trade but a few kinds of drosera seeds. pm if interested
  20. Finch

    What do we know about the new byblis species?

    I was doing some reserch and came across the names of the newly described Byblis species: B. aquatica so far known from a few sites near darwin B filifolia and B. rorida I was wondering what others knew about these species? Thanks.
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