Jump to content



Photo
- - - - -

Drosera-like plant


  • Please log in to reply
6 replies to this topic

#1 Tuuagso

 
Tuuagso
  • Full Members
  • 328 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Mexico City
 

Posted 26 November 2011 - 21:17 PM

A fiend of mine found this weird plant, looks like having tentacles and mucilage, very interesting.

Posted Image

Can anyone tell me what is the name of this curious plant?
  • will T likes this

#2 will T

 
will T
  • Full Members
  • 191 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:france, orange and montpellier
 

Posted 27 November 2011 - 06:59 AM

Hi, where he found it pls? cheers

#3 Daniel G

 
Daniel G
  • Full Members
  • 842 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Grenoside, Sheffield, UK (Great Britain)
  • Interests:Carnivorous Plants, Life, Answering Questions, Looking Handsome!
    Getting a better Sarracenia collection.
 

Posted 27 November 2011 - 07:37 AM

Looks like some sort of byblis, but never seen anything with flowers like that. With the tentacles around it.

Possibly a new species?

#4 Amori

 
Amori
  • Full Members
  • 435 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Milton Keynes, UK
 

Posted 27 November 2011 - 08:44 AM

I found this or a similar plant several (10) years ago in the forests of La Marquesa near Mexico City. I mistook it for a CP at first but my teenage brain concluded rightly or wrongly that the tentacles were a means of seed dispersal or protection. If I remember correctly, the tentacles were sticky even when the plant was dead, like Roridula. However, looking at it again does make me wonder why even the stalk is covered in these glands/ trichomes.

#5 TheInactiveMoth

 
TheInactiveMoth
  • Full Members
  • 930 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Nottingham, England
  • Interests:Arsenal & Notts County FC
    Ninjutsu
    Growing carnivorous plants
    Keeping tropical fish
    Playing guitar and piano
    Playing video games!
 

Posted 27 November 2011 - 10:54 AM

The flower stucture could be a clue...

#6 rsivertsen

 
rsivertsen
  • Full Members
  • 576 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Northwestern New Jersey, USA
 

Posted 27 November 2011 - 17:09 PM

Can you show us what the entire plant looks like? I hope Andreas Fleischmann tunes into this thread!

#7 Tuuagso

 
Tuuagso
  • Full Members
  • 328 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Mexico City
 

Posted 27 November 2011 - 17:27 PM

I hope someone be able to identificate it, it's really interesting, meanwhile I'll show you another pictures, not that good, but you can see a little more of the plant. The plant was found in a forest of Estado de México, Mexico, I don't know exactly where.

Posted Image

Posted Image

Edited by Tuuagso, 27 November 2011 - 17:35 PM.