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Pinguicula 'Down Under'

Cultivar: Pinguicula ‘Down Under’ Kibellis

Distribution: Carniv.Pl.Newslett.37:22 (2008)

Remark: need for parentage

Equivalent: =Pinguicula emarginata Zamudio Ruiz and Rzedowski * Pinguicula moctezumae Zamudio Ruiz and R.Z.Ortega

Originator: H.Kibellis, Castle Hill, NSW, AU, 2001

Nominant: H.Kibellis

Registrant: H.Kibellis, 6. 4. 2007

Horicultural remark: Registered 12. 6. 2008 {JS}

Standard: Carniv.Pl.Newslett.37:24 (2008)

Engendering: vegetative

Historical background: after the raiser’s receptive country

Depiction: Carniv.Pl.Newslett.37:22 (2008)



“Under great conditions the plant has between 10-12 leaves when in dynamic development. Its leaves are barely direct, up to 1cm wide and 6 cm long. They are green-purplish yet are dull purple at the base. This leaf tone is available even in an obscure circumstance yet the purple tone escalates in sunnier positions. The exceptional leaf tone is a significant explanation I accept cultivar enlistment is justified for this clone.

Blossoms are consistently pale mauve and unscented. The five petals are around 1cm long. The upper petals are around 8 mm wide and 8 mm since a long time ago (estimated from the petal tip to the place of combination between them). The two lower horizontal petals are 6 mm wide and 10 mm long from the tip of the petals to where they combine with the lower focal petal. The lower focal petal is around 8 mm wide and roughly 12 mm since quite a while ago, estimated from its tip to its places of combination with the lower sidelong petals. Every one of the petals are square-tipped and reticulated with hazier veins.

The corolla has a cream to yellowish ring reaching out from the lower some portion of the corolla up to the cover like dull purple projection of the disgrace. This ring doesn’t proceed over the stigmatic projection. The spike is 20 mm since quite a while ago, calculated around 12deg to the pedicel.

The vitally blooming time is from late-winter to late-fall, however blossoming can happen consistently. Each plant might have upwards of three blossoms sprouting simultaneously, and they last as long as three weeks.

Like both of its folks, Pinguicula ‘ Down Under ‘ H.Kibellis reacts well to forever clammy to wet conditions.”

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