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  • Birthday 04/03/1988

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    Zary, Poland
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    CPs, orchids, fossils and a lot more. Generally the nature.

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  1. Ciao

    Io sto cercando cephalotus squat e buble giant

  2. Does anyone know what kind of rock it grows on in the natural habitat? I can't find any information regarding it on the Internet.
  3. Congratulations. :) It is so tiny though. Any tips on how you did it?
  4. It is not a Metzgeria sp., which has a strong, easily visible, central "nerve". The one above does not have any and the photo does not have to be sharp to notice that. There was a time when I was very much interested in mosses and I still remember some more common ones from their look. Beside Metzgeria sp. is more like a mountain species, prefers colder ecosystems, wile Riccardia sp. is a lot more widespread and heat tolerant genus.
  5. It can overgrow some very tiny plants, that is true, but I haven't seen it causing any serious damage to any of them, except making them to compete for the light. But such observation I have with other mosses and very small plants. I think that under the water roots will have less oxygen than with a layer of mosses on the soil. And yet we often even submerge some Genlisea and Utricularia without negative effects. This moss is Riccardia sp. Maybe R. multifida, maybe some other, impossible to tell from a photo.
  6. I can see there only a moss, not even a single leaf of U. busquamata/subulata. I don't remember its name, but I know it well. Later I can check my books and try to identify it more or less.
  7. Yeah, I saw it. I wasn't expecting it to have 1 meter long leafs or more, otherwise, it would be dangerous to grow this at home outside a cage. But that is still very impressing. :)
  8. I took a measure and placed 1,5 m by my side, that is just insane. 1 m would be ridiculous, but 1,5 makes it just unbelievable. I just have to see that plant one day. For now we can just wait patiently. I pity that there is no benchmark to the photos of it in the wild, like human hand. The plant itself looks really great. Calling it Drosera magnifica is probably the best name since it is just magnificent.
  9. I must really be sure... Do you really mean 1,5 meter?!! That is terrifying... it does not run after its prey, does it? Are there any photos of it I would LOVE to see some.
  10. Not with a thermometer, no, but with a finger only. You should know, that I don't grow my Cephalotus in small pots which can easily heat up. I have them in a 45L large "pot". (http://toptools.com.pl/images/allegro_foto/PMD-5091.jpg) I don't know the proper word to describe that plastic box I use. Although, the soil near the surface and walls is very warm, true, the deeper, the cooler the soil is. Such volume does not heat up within a few hours.
  11. Some time ago, mine had 34*C (93*F) in shade and it was in full sun for the most of the day, including midday. It looked totally normal in such conditions. Now the temperatures are much colder like 20*C (68*F). I think that until the soil itself is not heating too much, it can withstand much more heat.
  12. It looks like a bit like U. lateriflora, although the shape of the flower is odd... Could you show the leafs?
  13. Well... How it could not be similar to U. campbelliana if it grows in same region, have similar flower colour, is from the same group of plants and have the same ancestor? But the colour is still amazing.
  14. It is G. glandulosissima, but the flower is deformed. If it will flower again properly, we will see if it is a true albino or not.
  15. I kept one outside and it survived well temperatures around 3-5*C, even night frosts like -1/-2*C. Eventually it died during lower, regular frosts (it was in a pot). I don't know how long it could survive in gourd in so low temperatures. Maybe some small plastic cover to protect it from wind would be a good idea... But there is a chance for regular form to survive in this zone. Either way, there is a point in trying.