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Pinguicula ' Aphrodite'

Cultivar: Pinguicula ‘Aphrodite’ J.Flisek and K.Pasek

Remark: need for parentage

Equivalent word: =Pinguicula agnata Casper * Pinguicula moctezumae Zamudio Ruiz

Originator: J.Flisek, Frenstat p.R., and K.Pasek, Dobroslavice, Czech Republic, 6. 1998

Nominant: J.Flisek and K.Pasek, 23. 2. 2000

Registrant: J.Flisek and K.Pasek, 23. 2. 2000

Horicultural remark: Registered 29. 1. 2001 {JS}

Standard: Carniv.Pl.Newslett.29:120 (2000)

Spread: leaf cuttings

Derivation: after the Greek goddess of adoration and excellence


Portrayal: Carniv.Pl.Newslett.29:118 (2000)

“The cultivar Pinguicula ‘ Aphrodite ‘ J.Flisek and K.Pasek is portrayed by its extremely long, thin leaves with adjusted tips which end in a point. The mid year rosette comprises of up to 15 surrenders which are to 12 cm long and 2 cm wide; the leaf-edges roll downwards. The erect leaves show a trademark, diving curve along their lengths. Under extreme summer daylight, the leaf-edges of leaves can be rosy, while the leaf midribs stay green along their enitre length. Throughout the colder time of year, the rosette size diminishes, while the quantity of passes on increments to upwards of 25. The leaves of the colder time of year rosette are up to 5-6 cm long and 1.3 cm expansive; generally they are level and light green. The plants sprout throughout the entire year, for sure throughout the colder time of year the plants can have the most blossoms open simultaneously. The tone and size of the blossoms changes as the blossoms age. Newly open blossoms are somewhat little and are by and large dull violet. As the blossoms age they extend and blur to pink. When seen from the appropriate point the petals mirror light to give a sparkling appearance. The back side of the bloom is essentially lighter in shading. Delicate, faint veining is clear over the whole surface of the five (especially six) petals; this venation is more unmistakable towards the bloom community. The passage to the corolla tube and the actual cylinder is radiant yellow, and minutely bushy. Mature blossoms can arrive at 4 cm in a distance across and this indeed positions them among the genuine goliaths of the


Pinguicula L.! The prod of the bloom is thin, marginally bowed and might be up to 1.5 cm long. Blooming time is around a month relying upon the developing condition. Bloom stalks can arrive at 15 cm long (particularly 22 cm), the upper piece of the tail (around 1-2 cm) can be tanish red, and the lower part is green and covered with appendages. The sepals are a rich green tone.”

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