Flowers [updated]

Discussion in 'Photography' started by vitorhugof, 24 Feb 2008.

  1. vitorhugof

    vitorhugof Newly Registered

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    Hi.
    Is my first post on this forum.
    Im Portuguese and i collect aquatic plants (traders tell something)
    I think all the people who keep plants (aquatic or not) like flowers, so:

    Cryptocoryne nevillei/lucens
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    Echinodorus grisebachii
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    Anubias barteri var nana
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    Hygrophila corymbosa var stricta Nana
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    Alternanthera reineckii var roseafolia
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    Hydrocotyle leucocephala
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    Lindernia rotundifolia
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    Polygonum aquaticum
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    Echinodorus tenellus
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    Thats it, i will update soon!!
     
  2. Dan Crawford

    Dan Crawford Founder Staff Member

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    Nice one and welcome, how do you keep your plants? It looks emersed, please do share some info if you don't mind.
    Cheers
    Dan
     
  3. Themuleous

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    Very nice, not seen as many aquatic plants flowering as this :) I tend to forget sometimes that just because they are aquatic it doesn't mean they cant flower!!

    Sam
     
  4. vitorhugof

    vitorhugof Newly Registered

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    Hi,
    Dan Crawford: Yes, they are emersed, i only collect and keep plants emersed.

    Themuleous: Yes, there is many nice flowers from aquatic plants, i will update as the other plants give flowers.
     
  5. vitorhugof

    vitorhugof Newly Registered

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    Hi,
    This pic´s i take today.

    Sagittaria teres:
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    Echinodorus parviflorus/...peruensis:
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    Alternanthera reineckii var. roseifolia:
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    Eleocharis acicularis:
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    Just one leaf:
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  6. Steve Smith

    Steve Smith Member

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    I love the dainty Eleocharis acicularis flowers. Great plants :)
     
  7. aaronnorth

    aaronnorth Member

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    I would never of thought of keeping the emersed outside a tank in seperate pots, i would of just done an emersed scape. Some good flowers
     
  8. vitorhugof

    vitorhugof Newly Registered

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    HI.
    Here is some news.

    Alternanthera Bettzickiana Rosea:
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    Alternanthera reineckii 'Pink' (roseafolia):
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    Echinodorus muricatus:
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    Echinodorus x Spidernet:
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    Eleocharis parvula:
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    Ludwigea glandulosa:
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    Nesaea crassicaulis:
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    Samolus valerandi:
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    I hope you like.
     
  9. LondonDragon

    LondonDragon Administrator Staff Member

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    Bom post Vitor, é bom ver as flores das plantas que a gente tem no aqua em que debaixo de agura nunca as iremos ver.
    Keep up the good work :)
     
  10. Matt Holbrook-Bull

    Matt Holbrook-Bull Founder

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    facinating thread :) thanks for sharing.

    great to see the flowers of the plants we take for granted every day.
     
  11. Stratoscope

    Stratoscope Newly Registered

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    Very very nice plants... and im happy to found this thread and someone whos raising them emersed too !
    You have mail!
    Keep up the good work :)
    HF
    Chang
     
  12. Mark Evans

    Mark Evans Expert

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    awesome mate.
     
  13. vitorhugof

    vitorhugof Newly Registered

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    Limnophila aromatica:
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  14. aaronnorth

    aaronnorth Member

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    that is totally different! :eek:
     
  15. vitorhugof

    vitorhugof Newly Registered

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    aaronnorth:
    What you mean with "totaly diferent"?
     
  16. aaronnorth

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  17. vitorhugof

    vitorhugof Newly Registered

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    Hi,
    Yes, there is many diferences between the both forms, thats one of the reasons i keep plants out of water.
     
  18. vitorhugof

    vitorhugof Newly Registered

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    One of the most beautiful flowers of an aquatic plant:
    Rotala macrandra
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  19. aaronnorth

    aaronnorth Member

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    that is amazing :!: , last pic makes it look plastic lol

    How many plants do you have?
     
  20. vitorhugof

    vitorhugof Newly Registered

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    Hi aaronnorth,
    At this moment i have about 250 species.
     

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