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Utricularia, vegetative parts

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jcz    7

Just a simple comparison of a root-like stem, a leaf-like stem, and a true but transformed leaf (trap) in Utricularia aureomaculata.

Utricularia aureomaculata vegetative2.jpg

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Mujinamo    53

Very nice pictures! What did you use to take them? I'm also curious what your growing medium is.

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jcz    7

Thank you!

I used a simple Canon EOS 700D with 60 mm macro lens. I took the photos rather quickly, so I used the flash incorporated in the camera for taking freehand photos, instead of using the tripod. Nothing special.

The substrate is  the common CP substrate, about 50% peat and 50% quartz sand, with a bit more sand on the top.

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Koen C.    21

Nice pictures, do the root-like stems have structures comparable to root hairs? I haven't seen those on my Utricularia before

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jcz    7

Thanks!

And no, they have stalked glands, or glanduliferous trichomes, as you prefer :-)

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