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By neville3970
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Came across a Nepenthes for sale from
Hampshire carnivorous situated in the uk

What do there hope to achieve by naming a plant after some TV personality

the hybrid was made by Rob cantley

Of borneo exotics

( So Hampshire carnivorous did not make the hybrid )

So their import it to there nursery

spice it up and name it after some tv personality

Bill Bailey

Why why why

Boring .......

Nepenthes 'Bill Bailey'. This is a selected cultivar of a hybrid between Nepenthes singalana x ventricosa selected by Rob Cantley of Borneo Exotics The female parent being Nepenthes singalana,
By KategoricalKarnivore
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As the Bard wrote "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." I like the deep red of the pitchers. And they have em cheap here. ... _1480.html
By riveraXVX
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Joined:  Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:29 am
" 24 May 2010 Last updated at 17:54

Comedian Bill Bailey has had a plant named after him, in recognition of his work in the field of conservation.

He posed with the 'Nepenthes x Bill Bailey', a Borneo Exotics hybrid, at the Chelsea Flower Show."
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