Monthly Archives: November 2009

N. miniatus yet again

November 27, 2009
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N. miniatus  – clump in very arid habitat. Clumps of one clone are quite unusual in the wild.

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N. miniatus variability

November 27, 2009
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N. miniatus is a very variable species – note the different shapes of petals and cups.

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N. miniatus – stages

November 27, 2009
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N. miniatus – these pictures show colour change from young to mature flowers.

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Still on autumn flowers

November 27, 2009
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This is a paler and perhaps more usual form of N. x alleniae, with one of its parents N. miniatus at the bottom of the picture. In rushy/grassy habitat, near Arcos,  in S.…

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First flowers

Hi,     My second n. romieuxii from seed sown 3 years ago.  The first flower to bloom a few weeks ago was white, this one is more what I…

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Ceylon blooms facing the sun

November 27, 2009
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Here is a shot of a drift of Ceylon. Each bloom has six little curved solar reflectors cupped and bent just right to reflect sunlight back onto the sides of…

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