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Hilton Robusta Alba ...
« on: June 14, 2016, 11:08:34 »
This White and Green  Robusta is Very Rare !!! It has been described as " Robusta ALBA " .
The Pic colour is correct and notice the Yellow ovaries .

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I have Selfed it .

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Re: Hilton Robusta Alba ...
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2016, 14:00:12 »
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Re: Hilton Robusta Alba ...
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2016, 16:18:45 »
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notice the Yellow ovaries.
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Re: Hilton Robusta Alba ...
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2016, 17:54:16 »
Hello Dewald ,

                      My guess is that the lack of pigment  expressed  in this plant qualifies it as " ALBA "
Compare the Yellow ovaries and pollen sacks to the white of the flowers !
The leaves are a very light , lime green .....  very beautiful .

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Re: Hilton Robusta Alba ...
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2016, 19:48:02 »
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Re: Hilton Robusta Alba ...
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2016, 14:42:50 »
Hi Lionel
This is Photo's of my White Yellow Robusta, do it qualify as "Alba"

2015 Flower Selfed I harvested 22 seeds
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April 2016 Flower Selfed by it looks like only one pedal are setting seed
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Re: Hilton Robusta Alba ...
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2016, 17:07:55 »
Beautiful Johann ,
                            I would say so but please remember that I am just a layman with a very limited knowledge of genetics .
Many years ago ,when I first became interested in clivias , we used to call all Yellow clivias " Albino "
Alba or albino is a term used by botanists to describe a lack of pigment being expressed in a plant ...in this case ANTHOCYANIN .
By  " Expressed " I am meaning Blocked .
 The possibility that some or all of the offspring might be Pigmented should be there .
I see the ovaries are yellow and the leaves look like they are a lovely green .
I am sure there are others more knowledgeable than I am who could confirm or correct my writings .
Your plant is a gem , thanks for sharing .
A question , were the selfed seeds pigmented or unpigmented .
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Re: Hilton Robusta Alba ...
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2016, 09:18:00 »
Hi Lionel
The selfed seed was only put into my homemade germinator about two weeks ago and roods formed only about 5mm long when i checked yesterday
Will report when bigger.
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Re: Hilton Robusta Alba ...
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2016, 10:14:23 »
Thanks Johan !

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Re: Hilton Robusta Alba ...
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2016, 14:30:39 »
Johann,

On my screen I detect a faint blush in the second pic. Sometimes as the flowers mature this becomes evident.

I must admit clivia colours confuse me!

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Re: Hilton Robusta Alba ...
« Reply #10 on: June 20, 2016, 12:12:33 »
Hi Randal
In the photo it looks like the flower are blush but it is very white with some transparency in the flower
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