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jonboyhst

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eBay - Eugenia sp Murta de Santa Catarina
« on: February 16, 2021, 11:35:49 PM »
Here is an auction for the ultra rare Eugenia sp Murta de Santa Catarina. Shipping only inside the USA. To our knowledge, it is the first plant offered for sale. Imported by the Seedshunter. PM me for any questions, thank you!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/402695843586











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Re: eBay - Eugenia sp Murta de Santa Catarina
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2021, 01:32:40 PM »
This auction ends tonight!

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Re: eBay - Eugenia sp Murta de Santa Catarina
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2021, 09:59:47 PM »
Isn't this just Eugenia candolleana which is being offered in a somewhat larger seedling on a couple other sites online priced for one-half to one-third the current eBay bid amount for this tiny seedling?  E. candolleana also is known as murta or murtinha.

Just curious cuz in FRUTAS NO BRASIL (Lorenzi; 2015) page 396 (or pg. 490) have a look at the two taxa shown there and see what you think.  Both these two mentioned species Eugenias look very similar.

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Re: eBay - Eugenia sp Murta de Santa Catarina
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2021, 10:42:33 PM »
leaves, fruits and the calyx are all different and way different compared to candolleana !

I have seen candolleana variations and have seen the red Murta in habitat and I believe these have nothing in common ! maybe their popular name though !

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Re: eBay - Eugenia sp Murta de Santa Catarina
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2021, 12:17:15 AM »
These seeds were $75 or more per seed. Man is recouping some seed money from his succesfull germination.


Isn't this just Eugenia candolleana which is being offered in a somewhat larger seedling on a couple other sites online priced for one-half to one-third the current eBay bid amount for this tiny seedling?  E. candolleana also is known as murta or murtinha.

Just curious cuz in FRUTAS NO BRASIL (Lorenzi; 2015) page 396 (or pg. 490) have a look at the two taxa shown there and see what you think.  Both these two mentioned species Eugenias look very similar.

Paul M.
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Re: eBay - Eugenia sp Murta de Santa Catarina
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2021, 02:05:15 AM »
Definitely not candolleana

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Re: eBay - Eugenia sp Murta de Santa Catarina
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2021, 11:56:08 AM »
Definitely not candolleana

Can anyone hazzard a guess as to what species this might actually be?

Knowing that would be helpful for doing any further reaearch.

Cheers!

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