March – April Ant Plant Collection



Product Description

(30cmAbcD) Myrmecodia & Hydnophytum are unusual epiphytes..a wonder of nature. It has small semi-succulent thickened leaves growing on a hardened ball (hypocotyl) which develops from its stem. Part of the swollen base with small chambers that provides housing for ants. This is also beneficial for the plant as the plant digests the ants leftovers. Can also be grown in pots rather than on trees.White flowers emerge from the small hollows in the ball and then you get white, red, pink or orange fruit.
We have 8 different Ant plants. They are:
Myrmecodia platytyrea ssp Antoinii
From Nth QLD.

Myrmecodia becarii Spiny Form
From North QLD.

Myrmecodia becarii Smoothe Form
From North QLD.

Myrmecodia tuberosa Dahlii ‘New Britain’

Myrmecodia tuberosa ‘Papua’ (and Cape York)

Hydnophytum simplex ‘Aru Island’

Myrmecodia tuberosa ‘Armata’ (Malaysia)
From southeast Asia.

Hydnophytum ferrugineum
Rare Australian native epiphyte. Foliar feed in spring.

Filtered sunlight. Avoid over watering. Coarse epiphytic potting mix.

All 8 for $159 or $25 each

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All 8 Ant Plants: $159, M. platytyrea ssp Antoinii: $25, M. becarii Spiny Form: $25, M. becarii Smoothe Form: $25, M. tuberosa Dahlii 'New Britain': $25, M. tuberosa 'Papua': $25, H. simplex 'Aru Island': $25, M. tuberosa 'Armata': $25, H. ferrugineum: $25


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