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Using Neotropical myrmecophilous Melastomataceae – an annotated list and key (F. Michelangei 2010), I got as far as, "Subkey 4: Domatia as paired ascidia at the apex of the petiole or the base of the leaf blade." The video doesn't show enough details to work through the next steps in the key. So that leaves us with a list of about 68 possible ...


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I would put my bet on over watering. ZZ plants are a very low light tolerant plant getting them grow lights is not necessary for the winter or in general. The fact that you have doubled up the watering since the grow-lights have been installed, it is the possible root cause. With ZZ plants it is enough to water when the soil gets completely dry. During ...


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I suspect the problem is the radiator beneath the table. No houseplant likes to be above or close to a heat source - the reason it recovers overnight is because presumably, the radiator is not in use at night. I note the pot appears to be very wide but I can't tell how deep it is; if it's less than 6 inches, then likely the roots will be spread out across ...


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Plants get used to their environment in which if sudden changes are made they can go into shock. This could result sudden drop of leaves, etc. Such change is what you have described, moving from a shaded, indirectly lit area to direct sun. Sometimes, based on the conditions and the type of the plant, they can acclimatize slowly in these cases as well and ...


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They're thrips, and are very contagious and persistent. There are several ways to treat them, you could google to see one that suits you. Best of luck, definitely isolate the sick plants as they spread. Best of luck!


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