Can anyone identify this plant?

Discussion in 'Plant Help' started by bugs, 9 Nov 2009.

  1. bugs

    bugs Member

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    It's a plant I had several years ago. Trawling back through my information from that time I thought it might be Ludwigia arcuata; however, looking at other pics I'm no longer convinced - the leaves look much narrower on mine.

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  2. chilled84

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    I have that plant, Picked it up when buying pogostimopn h, its very strange isnt it.
     
  3. George Farmer

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    Looks like L. arcuata to me.
     
  4. Garuf

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    It looks most like didiplis diandra to me. It has all the right things happening, pink at the tip, hedge like growth, arrow straight.
     
  5. George Farmer

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    I thought that too, but I'm guessing the lighting may not be enough to get it pink/red judging by the glosso growth.

    I may be wrong though. Not the first time, and certainly not the last!
     
  6. gratts

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    Looks more like Didiplis diandra to me also :)
     
  7. Garuf

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    I'm with you on that George, apparently didiplis turns red/pink with stability rather than light so it would explain the way it's colour is changing the form seems right for it too, the leaves being tiny, I never got chance to find out just what it's needs where with ending up homeless and tank less :rolleyes: but before it went all melty on me it was a very very pretty plant.

    But yeah, the only real way to find out would be to look at the stem for the leaf nodes that didiplis forms.
     
  8. bugs

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    I spent ages thinking it was Didplis but what I was recently sold as Didplis has much shorter/smaller leaves. Obviously my current "Didplis" could be incorrectly named.

    EDIT... This is what my Didplis looks like: http://www.plantgeek.net/plantguide_viewer.php?id=83
     

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