Warning: Don't buy from Seeds for Africa

Dennis Kramb dkramb@badbear.com
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 07:56:21 PDT
Just to clarify, it was exotic-plants in Germany (the company Nathan
mentioned) that had stolen my Sinningia photos.  I have no complaints with
Seeds For Africa.

Dennis in Cincinnati


On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 11:48 AM, Dennis Kramb <dkramb@badbear.com> wrote:

> I've yelled at them for stealing my Sinningia cardinalis photos.  They
> quickly complied and stopped using my pics, but I was still annoyed.
>
> Dennis in Cincinnati
>
> On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 3:33 AM, Nathan Lange <plantsman@comcast.net>
> wrote:
>
>>
>> Try a Google reverse image search. That Moraea picture gets around:
>>
>> http://exotic-plants.de/seeds/ground-cover/…
>>
>> http://www.exotic-plants.de/groundcover.php
>>
>> Nathan
>>
>>
>>
>> At 05:55 PM 3/31/2015, you wrote:
>>
>>> I was browsing around on the web looking for seeds this afternoon, when I
>>> ran across a listing for Moraea unguiculata:
>>>
>>>  http://www.seedsforafrica.co.za/products/moraea-/
>>> unguiculata-indigenous-south
>>> -african-bulb-10-seeds
>>>
>>> I thought the flower looked pretty cute for that species, but the photo
>>> looked vaguely familiar. I went back and checked my blog, and found that
>>> it
>>> was actually one of my photos, posted here:
>>>
>>> http://growingcoolplants.blogspot.com/2013/04/…
>>>
>>>  The trouble is, I have that plant as Moraea longiaristata. So not only
>>> is
>>> the vendor stealing photos, they're attaching the wrong photos to the
>>> species. And there's no way they have seeds of that particular plant,
>>> because I haven't been able to get seeds from it (I have only one clone).
>>>
>>>  Who knows what they're actually selling as that species. It makes me
>>> suspect
>>> everything else they sell.
>>>
>>> Buyer beware.
>>>
>>> Mike
>>>
>>> San Jose, CA (zone 9, min temp 20F, -7C)
>>>
>>>
>>>
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