Dionaea 'Fused Tooth'
Publication: Carnivorous Plant Newsletter Volume 33, number 4, pages 100-101, 2004

Web Publication: http://www.carnivorousplants.org/cpn/Species/v33n4p100_101.html

Registration Date: December 30, 2004

Breeder: Thomas Carow, Muennerstadt, DE, 1990

Nominant: Peter D'Amato

Registrant: Peter D'Amato & Thomas Carow

Description: Quoted from the ICPS database: "A tissue-cultured mutation. The teeth are few and fused together by "webbing." "

Propagation: Vegetative reproduction

Etymology: After fused cilia at margin of lamina

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Dionaea 'Fused Tooth'

Background: Dionaea musicpula 'Fused Tooth' is another genetic anomaly derived from tissue culture. Isolated by Thomas Carow in Germany who is also responsible for isolating Dionaea 'Sawtooth' and Dionaea 'Wacky Traps', 'Fused Tooth' venus fly traps will produce traps with limited "webbed" teeth in the spring, but by late summer, the traps teeth are usually heavily "fused." 'Fused Tooth' was in limited distribution in 1995, along with Dionaea 'Sawtooth', but the precise date that this plant was discovered is unknown. It was definitely prior to the late-1980's because Henning Von Schmeling of the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell, Georgia had already received two plants then.

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    Hi Matt.I am from Costa Rica, here i only have access to the normal dionaea plants, in this month they are going to take them off from the market :sad::sad: i saw this fused tooth dionaeas and i liked them very very much, i wish i could talk with you to see if u can send me or sell me some seeds of some types of dionaeas... ill be waiting for your message. my msn is villalta_shusk@hotmail.com<br />Thank u very Much!!!

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  • Hello Andres and thanks for the compliment on the website.<br /><br />Unfortunately, it's not legal to ship plants overseas without a lot of paperwork. I've never done it, but I believe that it's pretty expensive.<br /><br />If you'd like to chat more about this, you should join the forum. Follow the link on the top of the page to the forum. I hope to see you there!<br /><br />Matt

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