More than 96 species and numerous varieties and forms as well as natural and horticultural hybrids. Living in the Northern Hemisphere but also in the Andes, Caribbean, Central America. Sticky traps. The leaves and flower stalks have glandular translucent hairs. Capture by secreting a sticky mucilage. Prey: small insects. Digestion: enzymes. Assimilation: through glands. Active carnivorous plant.
Obtaining of MM Flisek, Frenstat & Pasek. (Pinguicula agnata x Pinguicula moctezumae) Perennial plant, 20 cm diameter in summer. The winter rosette is smaller and more compact. Lanceolate green redish leaves. Flowering: 5/10, pink flowers.
Obtaining of M Weiner in 1981. (Pinguicula ehlersiae x Pinguicula moranensis) Clone, 10 cm in diameter. Oboval very pale green leaves, wide in summer, thick and short in winter, in rosette. Flowering: winter and summer, numerous wide mauve flowers, the center is white scratched reminding a star.
Obtaining of Mr Weiner in 1981. (Pinguicula agnata x Pinguicula zecheri). Perennial plant, 20 cm in diameter during summer, smaller winter rosette. Oboval light green leaves. This cultivar is one of the easier to grow, ideal to begin with butterwort. Flowering: 5/10, pink flowers with white stripes at petal base and a with a green throat. A very prolific...
Perennial plant, 13 cm in diameter. Green leaves sometimes slightly redish round or oboval in rosette. FLowering: 5/11, lonely white flowers.
Plant with oboval leaves more red stained than the typical form of P. agnata. Flowering: 2/5, white blue flowers.
DESCRIPTION A VENIR
This selection differs by its purple stained flowers.
Perennial plant, 5 cm to 8 cm in diameter. Green leaves sometime light redish, variably rounded in rosette. Flowering : 5/6, solitary pink flower.
More or less perennia plant, 3 mc in diameter. Oblong or elliptic leaces. Flowering: 3/5, small pale blue flowers with a yellaow throat.
Perennial plant, 2 cm in diameter. Spatulated leaves in rosette. Flowering: 4/11, mauve flowers.
Close to P. ehlersiae. Differing by the curved spur in medium position.
Differing from P. elhersiae by its white flowers. Flowering: 3/5.
Perennial plant, 2,5 to 4 cm in diameter. Spatulated thick light green leaves in rosette. FLowering: 2/5, mauve pinkish flowers.
Vigorous clone of P. esseriana. The rosette can reach the double size of P. esseriana. La rosette peut atteindre le double du diamètre de P. esseriana.
Perennial plant, more than 20 cm in diameter. Oboval light green leaves. Flowering: 5/9, lavender pubescent flowers..
Perennial plant, 4 cm in diameter. Green leaves, short and thick in winter, wide and oboval in summer. Flowering: 2/4, pale lilac flowers mauve veined.
Perennial plant, 5 cm in diameter. Green leaves sometimes slightly redish, more or less round in rosette. Flowering: 5/6, lonely pink flowers with a long spur.
Obtaining of M Tanabe. Identical to Pinguicula primuliflora, differing by the double number of petals. Flowering: 3/6, pink mauve flowers.
Perennial plant, 10 cm in diameter. Light green oblong leaves. Flowering: 4/6, lonely pink flowers reminding those of a primrose.