Mon, 13 Mar 1995 08:22:00 -0500


1. As no one else has posted it, here is Allen Lowrie's
address for the chap interested in Polypompholyx seed:

Allen Lowrie
6 Glen Place
Duncraig 6023
Western Australia

2. In answer to R.Elliot on blow fly maggots. My Sarracenia
fill to the top with insects in late summer and the smell of
rotting meat can be overpowering. It's at this time of year
when I most often get maggots all over the place. I think I
must inhabit one of the more bug ridden areas of England!

3. New Pingiuculas. - Both of the new Pinguiculas that
Michael mentioned are in cultivation:

P.hemiepithytica - as far as I'm aware there are two forms
arround. The first plant appears to have been 'mass
produced' in Holland and widly sold in European garden
centers as Pinguicula oaxaca. The second plant appears in
Kondos book (incorrectly) as Pinguicula colimensis growing
on a moss covered tree trunk. Indeed, for a few years the
plant was passed arround as P.colimensis - and a few folk
still grow it as such! (Names and confusion again).The
plants are superficially similar to P.moranensis though the
long wide spur on the flower is the real give away ( hence
the placement of the plant in Section Longitubus). Overall
an attractive plant.

P.immaculata - a pretty little plant again with two forms in
cultivation. One as Michael says has purplish flowers, the
other plant from Zaragosa has white flowers. The flowers of
this species are very similar to those of P.gracilis
although the rosettes are quite different. One interesting
feature of P.immaculata is the hairy leaves of the winter