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Pinguicula 'Enigma'

Cultivar: Pinguicula ‘Enigma’ T.H.Wyman

Distribution: Carniv.Pl.Newslett.33:88 (2004) https://legacy.carnivorousplants.org/cpn/articles/CPNv33n3p83_89.pdf

Web Publication: https://legacy.carnivorousplants.org/cpn/Species/v33n3p83_89.html#enigma

Remark: need for assumed parentage

Equivalent word: =?Pinguicula cyclosecta Casper * Pinguicula esseriana B.Kirchner

Originator: Carl Schoenfeld, Yucca Do Nursery, and J.G.Fairey, Peckerwood Garden, USA, from Mexico (no area given)

Nominant: T.H.Wyman, Stone Mountain, Ga., USA

Registrant: T.H.Wyman, 29. 9. 2003

Horicultural remark: Registered 30. 12. 2004 {JS}

Standard: Carniv.Pl.Newslett.33:87 (2004)

Historical background: in light of obscure beginning/parentage of the plant

Portrayal: Carniv.Pl.Newslett.33:84 (2004)

“Its spoon-like leaves with improved edges portray the meat eating foliage of this plant. During this period of development, the rosette comprises of up to twenty leaves, which are up to 4 cm long and 1 cm wide at their greatest point. At first, the leaves will in general be held at an upstanding point, yet later they are down to lay level. The leaves stay a light green tone, significantly under extreme light. During delicious development, the size of the rosette diminishes, and the quantity of passes on increments to at least 50. These leaves come up short on any improved edges and are covered with scanty fine hair. They are spathulate fit as a fiddle and up to 2 cm long and 0.75 cm wide. The plants blossom from late-winter through summer. Blossoms by and large happen two by two and it isn’t exceptional to have 2-3 sets open simultaneously. The shade of the blossoms is lilac with extremely conspicuous violet veins and a white throat, and they regularly have a smooth sheen to them. Likewise with large numbers of the Mexican Pinguicula L. the shading will in general blur gradually as the blossoms age. The rear of the blossom is pale-dark/white in shading and the veining is additionally noticeable. Completely open blossoms regularly measure 2.5-3 cm in distance across. This plant is handily spread through leaf cuttings and furthermore tends to separate promptly subsequent to blossoming, shaping huge groups.”

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