Re: Wierd Tissue!

Robert Allen (Robert.Allen@Eng.Sun.COM)
Sun, 23 Jan 1994 22:36:50 +0800

>>I noticed that a tiny sundew has started to grow from the flower
>>scape of a D. intermedia I have in a terrarium. I have never added
>>any plant hormones. My wife the plant molecular biologist says
>>the tissue has just taking a strange differentiation pathway. Is
>>this at all unusual? I haven't seen anything like it before.

This happens once in a while. I've seen it on a Dionea
grown outdoors. I got a little plant going on the scape,
which I planted and it's now mature. Sometimes stressing
a plant does stuff like this, but sometimes it just happens.