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  1. ___NickJS___

    Hi from Western Australia :)

    Hey everyone, been growing some carnivorous plants for a little while now here in WA but I've loved them since I was a kid (well, to be fair I'm just a big kid nowadays still haha!). Looking forward to learning more on here especially in the area of growing from seed and meeting new people...
  2. N

    Aqueous smoke water

    Are there good source of aqueous smoke water for seed germination in the US? There are some products in South Africa, and Australia. There are pretty good evidences that aqueous smoke water can break seed dormancy, and Karrikinolide (KAR1) is likely to be the active component. I know some...
  3. afrodisa

    World wide weather

    Want to know what the weather is like in Merida, Venezuela or Alyangula, Australia or just about anywhere else in the world for that matter? Just plug in as much info as you have ie city, country, territory @ World Weather Information Service - Home and it will give you current weather info...
  4. Deltatango301

    Deltatango301 Growlist

    Deltatango 301 Growlist 138 plants in Greenhouse 10' X 6' WANTED Drosera Derbyensis D. Adelae D. Ultramafica X Spatulata D. Purpurascens My Plants Orchids x phalaenopsis X 2 (Dobbies) bromeliad (Dobbies) Sun Pitcher Heliamphora nutans x heterodoxa (HV011Hants) Cobra Lily Darlingtonia...
  5. afrodisa

    Esperance, Western Australia habitat info

    Photos of D zonaria in flower along with 13 other species and some very informative habitat info. Esperance Wildflowers: Droseraceae - Drosera Esperance Wildflowers: Droseraceae - Drosera
  6. Acro

    Survivor Australia DVD Set (no bids)

    1) Opening bid amount $2.00 2)Survivor - The Australian Outback - Season Two - Complete DVD Set - In very good (used) condition. 3)$3.00 shipping for USA, international pays any cost over $3.00. PM me with questions!
  7. R

    Mona's Grow List

    Mona's Grow List Cephalotus: Clone #1 Common Typical Ron Gagliardo Clone Coal Mine Beach Hummer’s Giant Czech Giant ‘Vigorus’ ‘Black Eden’ Hasting’s Clone #2 Dionea: Typical x2 Cup Trap Red Pirahna Red Dragon Akai Ryu Drosera: Delisiana Hamiltonii Intermedia Burmanii Brevifolia Spatulata...
  8. 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...
  9. Cthulhu138

    NECPS Bog Rebuild

    The NECPS finally decided to take some action on our very overgrown bog at the Roger Williams Botanical Center in Providence RI. Here is the bog before the demo. It was extremely overgrown with grasses, sedges, ferns, oxalis and many other various weeds. Plants had just been stuck in there...
  10. 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...
  11. Not a Number

    The Name Game - Part 2

    Australian Drosera in Cultivation Allen Lowrie's Carnivorous Plants of Australia Magnum Opus at time of publication Dec. 16, 2013 listed some 241 species. Many of these were new species or reassignment of ranks (subspecies or varieties). A few had been in cultivation before even having been...
  12. Not a Number

    Pygmy Drosera Aestivation

    Aestivation - dormancy or hibernation in response to high temperatures and conditions. Thanks to the recent hot weather some of the pygmy Drosera in my collection have started to form stipule buds or aestivaculae (singular: aestivacula). Here are a few examples in various stages: Drosera...
  13. J

    Long time lurker from PA

    So I joined this forum over a year ago and never really participated much. However, I've learned alot from the great community here and am hoping to share the little knowledge I have and gain some more! I'm currently in college (Penn State) and spending the summer at my parents farm before...
  14. R

    Acacia melanoxylon seeds: completely free. Grow your own surfboard

    Acacia melanoxylon is a very common street tree in my city. It's considered the "sister species" of Acacia koa, a Hawaiian species prized for it's wood. I understand the thinking is that Acacia melanoxylon (or it's ancestor), made it from Australia to Hawaii, where it diverged slightly...
  15. Terrascape

    Hello to all from Australia Terrascape

    Let me introduce myself I am from Melbourne Australia. I am a beginner to Terrascaping, but certainly not to Aquariums and Aquascaping. At the moment I am planning my third Terrascape "Fern Gully" in a 140lt Bow fronted tank. I will post a few photos as soon as I can. Keith:wave:
  16. Eric

    D. stolonifera flowering or fake?

    In December I purchased 30 or so seeds from Australia of D. stolonifera, and was able to germinate 3 plants. Through PM's to different members I tried to find out how long it usually took for the plants to begin their upright growth, or if this would not occur until a few years of growth. With...
  17. Not a Number

    Drosera hamiltonii - two different clones (SoCalPing $32)

    Drosera hamiltonii - two different clones (as labeled) West Australia and Esperance Region, SW Australia D. hamiltonii is a fairly easy to cultivate rosetted sundew from Western Australia. This species apparently is self-incompatible so genetically different plants are needed to produce seed...
  18. Tacks

    Drosera burmannii (Humpty Doo, NT, Australia) seeds (Iwest $24)

    You are bidding on 1 packet of Drosera burmannii seeds from plants with location data of Humpty Doo, NT, Australia. This is my favorite form of my favorite carnivorous plant. If you feed it regularly (and it has an enormous appetite) it will grow remarkably quickly after germination (and...
  19. mcmcnair

    DUW: Heart of Borneo Expedition and ICPS Conference 2014

    So I spent a little over half of June and all of July of this year in Borneo and Australia. I flew quite literally, around the world and it was absolutely incredible. I flew from RDU to JFK where I spent eight hours sitting around on the airport floor. Then I flew directly to Frankfurt, Germany...
  20. Cthulhu138

    Tuberous Drosera

    After speaking with several members here among other growers, I have realized that there are more misconceptions about successfully growing these plants than I had thought. I wrote the care sheet below last year for the NECPS members to use as a guide for their cultivation and I hope that it can...