False vivipary is an abnormal condition found in many types of plants in which a plantlet is produced where the flower should appear. It is not a completely understood topic, but some say it could be caused by a hormonal mistake. The plantlet which appears can be rooted and grown like normal plants. This abnormal behavior can occasionally be seen in many types of carnivorous plants.
- Rice, B. 2007. Q: Why is my plant making a flower stalk with baby plants on it?. The Carnivorous Plant FAQ.
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