Re: drosera

Lyoyd Loope (halesci@uhunix.uhcc.Hawaii.Edu)
Thu, 19 May 1994 09:47:09 -1000 (HST)

On Wed, 18 May 1994 wrote:

> I was just looking over a Drosera rotundifolia that i have and noticed that
> there are two very small plants forming in the pot. This plant has flowerd on
> three stems so far in the past two months and is producing a fourth flower
> stem. None of the seed seems to have gone anywhere. My question is where did
> these plants come from? There hasn't been any leaves that have come off and
> so they have not started that way. Is D. rotun. tuberous?
> Wayne
D. rotund. is not tuberous. Ideas for where the babies came from:
extraneous seeds in your soil (?); possible spontaneous vegetative repro
from leaves (you can vegetatively propagate this sp. from leaf cuttings
&/or leaf parts). -philip thomas