Plant ID help

Discussion in 'Enclosures And Supplies' started by ridgebax1, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. ridgebax1

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    Hoping someone can help ID these two plants. I was shopping for new plants for Omar and these two caught my eye. Of course there is no ID on the pots:mad: If they come out upside down I am not sure why! I took them with my phone and sometimes that happens. I can take more if they would be of help.
     

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  2. qdude46

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    I'm pretty sure the first one is Selaginella kraussiana variegatus (frosty fern.)
     
  3. ridgebax1

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    That is exactly what it is so the next question is... Is it chameleon safe? Anyone have any thoughts on the second one. It almost looks like a kind of baby tears but seems "tougher" and it loses leaves really easily like a succulent:confused: I really want some baby tears for the bottom of Omar's cage but cannot find any locally and really don't want to pay for shipping!
     
  4. nick barta

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    Baby's Tears will not do well in the bottom, they need exposure to a plant light.
     
  5. qdude46

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    I'm positive they aren't baby tears and for the Selaginella kraussiana variegatus, it's safe for pygmies so I'm guessing it is for bigger chams too.
     
  6. ridgebax1

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    No I know it is not really a baby's tears but that is what the shape of the leaves reminds me of but it is a darker green and the "texture" of the plant actually makes me think of a Rosary vine but the one I am familiar with has a larger heart shaped sort of varigated leaf. But the way the leaves fall off when the plant is handled really makes me think of that plant.
    From researching the selaginella I think it would be safe for a bigger cham as well.
     

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