Re: Cephalotus Monstrosity?

From: Michael Hunt (
Date: Fri Jul 09 1999 - 11:59:47 PDT

Date: Fri, 9 Jul 1999 14:59:47 -0400
From: "Michael Hunt" <>
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Subject: Re: Cephalotus Monstrosity?

I have seen this rare event on my plants in the past. It almost looks like a
Heliamphora pitcher. I don't know what causes it. But I haven't had it
happen in several years. But many resources on Cephalotus do mention the
intermediate form of leaf.

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Sent: Friday, July 09, 1999 7:49 AM

> At Stan Lampard's Uk Open Day last Sunday, I was admiring one of his
> Cephalotuses (my big one used to be that good before it perished
> last winter) when I noticed a strange leaf. It started off like a
> normal non-pitcher leaf, then seemed to change it's mind and flesh
> out ending with a distinct indentation as though it had decided to
> belatedly try to become a pitcher anyway. Is this common with
> Cephalotus?
> Regards, NigelH

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