::: Taxonomy mistake in our previous web and catalogue publication

 

 

Despite our vigilance and the concern to have a rigorous systematic, some mistake Malgré toute notre vigilance et le souci d'avoir une systématique rigoureuse, errors have crept into the collection and therefore in our shop, our old catalogues and lists. Please excuse us and bring if necessary to yours labels the changes listed below.

-Drosera curviscapa was a variation of Drosera aliciae

-Heliamphora nutans "giant" was (Heliamphora nutans x Heliamphora glabra)

-Nepenthes thorelii distributed since 1987 is not the true N. thorelii

-Pinguicula 'Weser' was Pinguicula 'Sethos'

-Sarracenia x umlauftiana distributed until now was an unknown Sarracenia cultivar

-Sarracenia x wrigleyana distributed since 2 years was 'Scarlet Belle' Sarracenia cultivar

 

 ::: Botanical glossary

- Arachnidan: spider-shaped.

- Ascidiacea: leaf with pitcher-shaped end.

- Bract: reduced leaf, sometimes scaly, at the axils of stem or flowers.

- Calyx : flower external layer, cover sometimes the corolla base.

- Concave: hollowinner face.

- Cordiform: heart-shaped.

- Cuneiform: wedge-shaped.

- Diaphanous: transparent.

- Dimorphic: which can take two different forms.

- Dioecious: plants whichs hold male and female flowers on different head.

- Elliptic: ellipse-shaped, or regular longer than larger curve, narrowed from middle to the both ends.

- Epiphytic: plant living on other plant wihtout being a pest.

- Flexuous: refers to an curved repeatedly element in alternating directions.

- Form: generally sparsed type, often sporadic, occurring in a species populations with a single deviant.

- Genus: classification unit grouping a species number with common characteristics, subjected to the family.

- Inflorescence: flowers grouped together or clustered on the cob.

- Limb: enlarged leaf portion, generally flat and spread.

- Lithophytic: plant able to grow in bedrock or rocky soil.

- Mucilage: glucidic plant produced liquid.

- Oblong: much longer than wide, rounded to two ends.

- Obovate: oval and whose greatest breadth is at the top.

- Obtus: rounded and not acute apex.

- Operculum: a lid often circular.
- Orbicular: round in a circle.

- Palate: bulge more or less closing the throat of some irregular corollas.

- Panicle: inflorescence in which the secondary axes are decreasing from bottom to top.

- Peduncle: support of one or more flowers.

- Pelted: orbicular and fixed by the center.

- Peristome: set of appendages surrounding the mouth of Nepenthes urn.

- Petiole: medium or tail of the leaf.

- Phyllode: petiole that forms a flattened blade that replaces the leaf in its physiological functions.

- Pistil: female reproductive organ.

- Pubescent: covered with fine, soft, short and few tight hairs.

- Raceme: inflorescence cluster.

- Radical: that comes from the root or stump.

- Species: interbreeding group of individuals closely related in character.

- Stamen: reproductive male organ in plants.


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