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2 traps on a single leaf

by d-dsn » Mon May 17, 2010 8:52 pm

Hi,

I thought to post this mysterious picture. One of the leaves is pushing two traps simultaneously on a single leaf! Is it common to happen? It may look like there's just 2 leaves growing really close to each other, but I've been watching them since the day one and I can tell you it's real.
Thoughts, comments? :)
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Re: 2 traps on a single leaf

by tejan24 » Mon May 17, 2010 8:56 pm

WOW nice plant.

Is it common to happen?


well i would not say common, but it does happen.
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Re: 2 traps on a single leaf

by Matt » Mon May 17, 2010 9:48 pm

I agree with tejan in both regards, nice plant! And it's not terribly common, but as far as mutations go, it's one of the most common you'll see.
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Re: 2 traps on a single leaf

by Steve_D » Mon May 17, 2010 11:00 pm

It happens occasionally that a leaf will produce two traps. Last year I had a leaf that split into two upper portions of the leaf (upper portions of the petiole) and each of those upper petioles produced 2 traps like the leaf on your plant, so I had 4 traps on one leaf.

On another plant, one trap divided as it was developing, so I had a trap that looked like a single trap at the bottom (where it connects to the petiole--the major portion of the leaf) and the upper part of the trap looked like 2 traps side by side. :)

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Re: 2 traps on a single leaf

by kittyklaws » Tue May 18, 2010 12:42 am

Wow, Awesome VFT! :D
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Re: 2 traps on a single leaf

by 95slvrZ28 » Tue May 18, 2010 1:36 am

Nice plant!

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Re: 2 traps on a single leaf

by MichaelG » Tue May 18, 2010 2:14 am

That looks awesome!

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Re: 2 traps on a single leaf

by moof » Tue May 18, 2010 3:37 pm

Looks great!


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