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The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« on: September 30, 2012, 11:44:36 PM »
Hey Forum members,

Think of this thread as a machine.

Put in a pic of your unidentified fruit tree seedling / seedlings...(upload pics for us to see)

and out comes a perfectly correct answer for any seedling you might wonder about!  ;D

OK maybe not...but this thread might be a great place for you to get a handle on that tree you forgot to label!

I know between some of the members here, it will be hard to stump us...so anyone with question about your unidentified fruit tree seedlings (very small newly sprouting seedlings even!), feed your pictures and questions into this fine tuned machine, and and hopefully you'll be vended a valid answer.

Hope to see some UFO's soon...Unidentified Fruiting Objects.

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2012, 11:45:25 PM »
I have a UFO I must upload pics and clues for soon!  I forgot to label a brazilian seedling that took 4 ever to sprout...and now I'm in doubt.  :(

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2012, 01:00:41 AM »
here are some seeds that popped up after about 100 days...from Brazil.  Possibly the cerrado if I recall...but maybe not.

Any guesses?

This one is very hard for me...I should know this, but forgot to label.  This one doesn't seem sensitive to ph, which makes me think it may not be a cerrado sp?

thanks in advance to anyone who guesses.  (you can click on my pics twice to make them really large)





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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2012, 01:02:28 AM »
not Eugenia florida is it?

I had some other seeds labeled as that , and they look more like a suirnam cherry...these have impressed nerves, but look eugenia-ish to me.

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2012, 01:27:03 AM »
Saff they are not suris but I would be rootin' for Eugenia still.

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2012, 06:56:28 AM »
Definitely eugenia. But hard to tell at very small stage. Could it be E. stipitata (araza)?
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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2012, 11:28:30 AM »
Do any of you Myrtaceae wizards know what tree this is? 


Jaboticaba? by tanetahi, on Flickr

Jaboticaba ? by tanetahi, on Flickr

Jaboticaba ? by tanetahi, on Flickr

Jaboticaba ? by tanetahi, on Flickr
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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2012, 11:38:01 AM »
Definitely eugenia. But hard to tell at very small stage. Could it be E. stipitata (araza)?

nice guess Oscar..but I don't think I planted any araza  seeds!

I will let u know if they turn out to be araza.

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2012, 11:38:59 AM »
Tim,

nice pic..looks like you found the largest jaboticaba ever.

I wonder what the hell that is though?

Thanks for posting the pic!

Looks Asian, and not from South America BTW
« Last Edit: October 03, 2012, 11:42:35 AM by ASaffron »

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2012, 12:20:34 PM »
Here is some photos of some seedlings I can't identify. I found these while moving everything into my greenhouse.

Thanks,

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2012, 02:26:19 PM »
look like olives.  lol.

they're probably just yard weeds.

yank em!  ;D

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2012, 04:24:20 PM »
OKOK

I know what those are Ed...but I have an unfair advantage.

If anyone can properly ID them, I will poop in my cyber pants.



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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2012, 05:55:41 PM »
Could they be purslane?
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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #13 on: October 04, 2012, 05:59:59 PM »
Could they be purslane?

no, it does look like one though. lol
its a fruit

one I'd want to eat 4 $ure
« Last Edit: October 04, 2012, 06:01:31 PM by ASaffron »

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #14 on: October 04, 2012, 06:10:04 PM »
Hard to tell from the photos, but they look like pomegranate seedlings to me.

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #15 on: October 04, 2012, 06:13:19 PM »
Hard to tell from the photos, but they look like pomegranate seedlings to me.

Yeah most likely pomegranate seedlings, CoPlantNut nailed it.
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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #16 on: October 04, 2012, 06:14:37 PM »
They look like baby midyim.

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #17 on: October 04, 2012, 06:20:09 PM »
Definitely eugenia. But hard to tell at very small stage. Could it be E. stipitata (araza)?

They look more like victoriana to me. My stipitata seem to have more rounded leaf tips usually.

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #18 on: October 04, 2012, 06:26:14 PM »
Do any of you Myrtaceae wizards know what tree this is? 

I bet on Syzygium sp. especially given the location of the photo.
I dont know that fruit shape/colour though. MikeT might have seen this on his travels.

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #19 on: October 04, 2012, 06:48:13 PM »
Ha ha Adam definitely not olives!

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #20 on: October 04, 2012, 07:11:08 PM »
Hard to tell from the photos, but they look like pomegranate seedlings to me.

it does look like pomegranate, but nope.  something else...most likely harder to source...lol

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #21 on: October 04, 2012, 07:13:03 PM »
Do any of you Myrtaceae wizards know what tree this is? 

I bet on Syzygium sp. especially given the location of the photo.
I dont know that fruit shape/colour though. MikeT might have seen this on his travels.

I second that emotion.

When I look at this tree, that is all I could think of...syzigium syzgium syzigium. 

Same with the mystery plant from PIN labeled as M. floribunda...looks like a syzigium to me.

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #22 on: October 04, 2012, 07:52:13 PM »
Definitely not pomegrante or purslane! I planted the seeds but not certain but hopeful that it is a special eugenia!

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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #23 on: October 04, 2012, 08:19:25 PM »
Definitely not pomegrante or purslane! I planted the seeds but not certain but hopeful that it is a special eugenia!

Ed

There are some small narrow leafed eugenias like that. Forget the species name right now.
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Re: The Small Seedling Identification Thread ( UFO's )
« Reply #24 on: October 04, 2012, 08:23:49 PM »
those leaves can only belong to one Eugenia I can think if.

the most beatiful and rare Eugenia mattosii.

it has those funny oval shaped leaves...looking like a pomegranate or olive...but like Eugenia!

I'd bet all my chips on e mattosii.

it must be a nice fruit if it's named after Mattos.  The gentleman who had a field day (lol) describing plinia species to science in the year of 1976.

great job collecting.
« Last Edit: October 04, 2012, 08:25:25 PM by ASaffron »

 

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