“Kedrostis Africana”- fruits

“Kedrostis Africana” by Botany Notes, 2018
“Kedrostis Africana” by Botany Notes, 2018

This is a fruit of my seedling of “Kedrostis Africana”, 1 year old (It’s the second Autumn, 2018). It has produced some fruits for first time. It had tiny green/yellow flowers in Summer.

All leaves are yellow and going dormant.

“Uncarina Roeoesliana” in Autumn

“Uncarina Roeoesliana” by BotanyNotes, 2018
“Uncarina Roeoesliana” by BotanyNotes, 2018

Family: Pedaliaceae
Genus: Uncarina
Origin: Madagascar
Sun: full

The seed does not germinate easily. My seeds germinated 2 out of 10.
It’s difficult to propergate by cuttings either.
However, it’s quite easy to care once it germinates.

My Uncarina Roeoesliana is slowing down and doesn’t take water so much, and seems going to sleep soon.

“Discorea Elephantipes”

“Discorea elephantipes” by Botany Notes, 2018
“Discorea elephantipes” by Botany Notes, 2018
“Discorea elephantipes” by Botany Notes, 2018

It just woke up from its dormancy. It’s 2 years old and started being wrinkly!

“Zehneria Scabra (ゼネリア・スカブラ)”

“Zehneria Scabra” by BN, 2018


“Zehneria Scabra” by BN, 2018
“Zehneria Scabra” by BN, 2018
“Zehneria Scabra” by BN, 2018
“Zehneria Scabra” by BN, 2018


I sowed the seeds on 7.May and these photos were taken in July.

They have grown so quickly.

Avoiding full sun and they love water in Summer.

It’s an edible fruit!

“Delonix decaryi (デロニクス・デカリー)” – Just woke up

“Delonix decaryi” by BN, 2018
“Delonix decaryi” by BN, 2018

It’s my 1 year old seedling. Just woke up from darmoncy.

[Family] : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)

[Origin] : Coastal southern and southwestern Madagascar

[ノート] マメ科デロニクス属に属す植物。夏の間は水を好むので、日向で管理しながら、水やりをしています。こちらは昨年実生した苗ですが、成長は早くたくさん葉をつけたものの、秋になると葉が黄色くなり落葉し冬眠しました。今年の春4月中旬くらいから外で管理していますが、冬眠から覚めたのは6月末くらいで、同じく冬眠していた他の植物に比べたらかなり遅めでした。

“Dioscorea Sylvatica (ディオスコレア・シルバチカ)” – germination – Seedling

Seeds of “Dioscorea Sylvatica” by BN, 2018

Sowing : 25. May. 2018

Rooting : about 1 week

[Notes] medium – vermiculite, water in propagator / room temperature (about 22c) / germination rate: 80%

It’s my first time to sow “Dioscorea Sylvatica”. I have sowed “Dioscore Elephantipes” a few times in the past. It normally takes for 2 months to get germinated so it was a good surprise!

Germination of “Dioscorea Sylvatica”, by BN, 2018
The first leaf of “Dioscorea Sylvatica” by BN, 2018

(備考) ディオスコレア・シルバチカは、亀甲竜の葉を少し細長くしたような形をした葉をつけています。種も見た目はあまり変わらないように思いました。ただ、発芽のスピードが格段に早くてびっくりしました。これは、種類が違うからなのか、今回入手した種がたまたまそうだったのか、真相はわかりません。

“Adenium Obesum” – gernimation – seedling

Germination of “Adenium Obesum”by BN, 2018

[Sowing] : 26. March. 2018

[Rooting] : 30. March. 2018

[Notes] : Medium – well drained cactus soil / electric propergator (about 30c)

It was very easy and quick to germinate. It also so quick to grow as well. After germination, I took them out from the electric propergator and put them in a nomal propergator.

[P.S.] : None of my seedlings couldn’t survive their first winter outside. It seems that they are not good at the coldness comparing to the other caudex plants I own.

“Adenium Obesum” by BN, 2018
“Adenium Obesum” by BN, 2018
Seedlings of “Adenium Obesum” by BN, 2018

“パキポディウム・エブルネウム” – 発芽 – 苗

“Pachypodium Eburneum” by BN, 06.04.2018

[播種] : 2. April. 2018

[発根] : 5. April. 2018

[科] : キョウチクトウ科

[原産] : マダガスカル

[海抜] : 1500 – 1999 メートル

[備考] : 播種まえの24時間、メネデール入りの水に種につけました。種がかなり水を含んだように見えました。もう少し短くても良かったような気もします。


[追記] : 2019年4月、1年目の冬を無事に越したのは、そのうち1苗のみです。

“Pachypodium Eburneum” by BN, 08.05.2018