Mary Sue Ittner msittner@mcn.org
Tue, 14 Apr 2009 22:26:48 PDT

Australia has tuberous Drosera species. I don't know if many people grow 
them. But they are quite exciting to see in the wild. South Africa also has 
some wonderful species that are dormant part of the year. I made a wiki 
page for Drosera some time ago and added some of the ones we saw in 
Australia, hoping to get the identity of them correct. Some of them are 
climbers and some of them grow from rosettes.

I added pictures of a South African species, Drosera cistiflora,  that I 
had photographs of even though it isn't technically a bulb. I believe it 
dies back to thick wiry roots. It has beautiful large often bright colored 


Mary Sue 

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