Re: Genlisea Behavior

From: Fernando Rivadavia Lopes (
Date: Sun Jun 20 1999 - 15:58:10 PDT

Date: Sun, 20 Jun 1999 15:58:10 PDT
From: Fernando Rivadavia Lopes <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg2253$foo@default>
Subject: Re: Genlisea Behavior 

Hey Matt,

>I've got a Genlisea that came up from an uncinata seed packet which is most
>likely G.filiformis. It put up a flower several months ago and it's been
>quite some time since it self-pollinated and its 3 flowers fell off. The
>seed pods are now nearing maturity but a lower bract is now putting out an
>additional flower. Is this normal? I've never noticed this kind of
>behavior before. Anyone else ever seen it?

          Actually, this is quite typical for G.filiformis, a very
interesting characteristic of this species. I've seen it in others, but it
is especially common in G.filiformis and thus further proof that it is this

Best Wishes,

Fernando Rivadavia
Sao Paulo, Brazil

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