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Re: HYB: Saliva on stigmatic lip

  • Subject: Re: HYB: Saliva on stigmatic lip
  • From: "Jan Clark" <janclarx@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 04 Feb 1999 14:43:16 PST

From: "Jan Clark" <janclarx@hotmail.com>

Dennis wrote:
>So what does it taste like?  I assume you're too civilized to spit, so 
you *must* be licking them.  :)

OK, lets throw prudish caution to the wind here. Generally I apply the 
saliva with a finger tip. Last November I found myself standing infront 
of a very large, and very dried out flower of Supreme Sultan, with both 
hands full of hybridising paraphenalia, so a quick flick of the tongue 
did the job nicely, (and discretely - no one around for miles) The 
neighbors are going to start worrying if they see this sort of wierd 
Can't remember it tasting like anything - perhaps a bit like licking a 
lettuce leaf. (This from someone who takes pleasure in munching on raw 
daylily flowers in front of garden visitors)
Cheers, and Chuckles, Jan

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