Re: Needed: Heliampora pollen

dave evans (T442119@RUTADMIN.RUTGERS.EDU)
Tue, 01 Aug 95 18:48 EDT

> From: "/R=HERLVX/R=AM/U=WELCH/L=US EPA/TN=(919) 541-0513/FFN=Jeffrey Welch/"@MR.RTPNC.EPA.GOV(919)(919)(919)(919)
Wow, that's some address!
> Subject: Needed: Heliampora pollen
> Hi Folks,
> My H. heterodoxa is beginning to send up a flower spike and I was wondering
> if anyone else has or is expecting pollen? I'd prefer H. heterodoxa, but
> am interested in possible hybrids also. TIA!
> Jeff in NC

I can't help you w/ the pollen but if you don't get any from someone
the Heliamphora genus is self fertile but there is some "trick" to
get the anthers to release the pollen I beleive. Could someone more
familiar with Heliamphora elaborate?

Dave Evans