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#1 Rico Hiemann

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Posted 05 July 2004 - 11:28 AM

The International Pollen Agency for Nepenthes a product of the GFP opened her doors.

Please visit under http://pollen.carnivoren.org and register.

The aim of the International Agency is to provide private persons, companies and institutions with the possibility to find the right partner plant for their flowering Nepenthes. The purpose is to facilitate the exchange of pollen of different Nepenthes species and hybrids; on the one hand, to protect the plants in their natural habitat and, on the other hand, to make it easier for both hobbyists and professional growers to obtain seeds for their collections and for propagation.

#2 JanW

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Posted 05 July 2004 - 12:59 PM

a product of the GFP


To explain this a bit more detailed: It is a project from the German cp society which is called GfP (Gesellschaft für fleischfressende Pflanzen) but its aimed at an international audience.

As it is powered by a 20 year old society, this is no snapshot!

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#3 beercanoo

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Posted 14 July 2004 - 13:49 PM

great idea, thanks for having an english option. my german is nicht so gut aber ich can deutsch kleines sprechen :( :( :lol:

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Posted 14 July 2004 - 13:59 PM

It would be great to make this thread sticky, then every Nepenthes enthusiast will find it while browsing this forum.

Is that possible @ mods?

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#5 vic brown

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Posted 14 July 2004 - 14:21 PM

No Problem :)

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#6 pond boy

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Posted 09 August 2004 - 20:08 PM

Sounds like a great thing to me!

#7 Stephen Crane

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Posted 16 July 2005 - 05:44 AM

Finding different sexed nepenthes when flowering was to be my next question...I was despairing that it would be a case of having to purchase same species plants from different places to increase male female chance. Am I right in saying there is greater abundance of either male or female nepenthacea?

#8 JanW

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Posted 16 July 2005 - 10:40 AM

There are about ten times more males than females.

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Posted 07 September 2005 - 19:56 PM

Anybody tried this recently, wasnt working whenever i tried it.

#10 osmosis

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Posted 07 September 2005 - 21:07 PM

Worked for me a few weeks ago. I registered and entered a plant wuth no problems

#11 manders

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Posted 08 September 2005 - 19:14 PM

Yes it is working now

#12 Blue_paul

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Posted 20 December 2005 - 07:37 AM

what a excellent idea!!

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Posted 27 July 2006 - 20:08 PM

Kudos on this project!

#14 Flytrap_canada

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Posted 27 July 2006 - 21:07 PM

Oh.... I have been wanting something like this for a long time. Thanks for pointing me to the Pollen exchange! I'm going to tell me fellow Canadian CPers about this!

I have a promiscuous female eymae looking for a mate currently....

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Posted 06 April 2007 - 18:51 PM

Anybody register plants successfully in last few months? Tried to contact the administrator weeks ago but to no avail. Great idea but...

#16 JanW

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Posted 06 April 2007 - 20:52 PM

Anybody register plants successfully in last few months? Tried to contact the administrator weeks ago but to no avail. Great idea but...


The last time Guenter Seiter (one of the admins) logged in was on 04/04/07, so he should be around. How did you try to contact him?

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Posted 27 May 2007 - 12:05 PM

The last time Guenter Seiter (one of the admins) logged in was on 04/04/07, so he should be around. How did you try to contact him?


I tried via the email available on the site but had no answer.

#18 Steeevoe

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Posted 27 May 2007 - 13:31 PM

Nice Idea!