Re: Re:

Andreas Wistuba (A.Wistuba@DKFZ-Heidelberg.DE)
Sun, 9 Jan 1994 13:39:45 GMT+1

> Date: Fri, 7 Jan 1994 11:56:23 -0800
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> From: (Jan Schlauer)
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> Andreas, you wrote:
> >The type of H. ionasii has very prominent hair (up to 5mm) in the
> >upper part of the pitchers mouth. Further the pitchers are almost
> >trumpet-like in the upper part while the plant collected by William
> >Baumgartl has quite slender, erect pitchers and very short hair. I
> >think it's exactly the Heliamphora pictured in Charles
> >Book: The Lost World of Venezuela and its Vegetation

> if the plant really was closer to _H.nutans_ than to _H.ionasii_ (which I
> cannot decide for reasons stated above), ssp. would be better than var.
> because of geographic rather than genetic isolation

The plant shows no similarities to me at least in pitcher shape and
hair to nor H. ionasii neither H. nutans however I know the adult
plants only from photos.

> Do you have specimens of both, _H.ionasii_ and the Tramen-tepui plant?

I have mature plants of "our" H. ionasii as well as a small seedling of
W. Baumgartl's plant.