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RE: For dracontium nuts

  • Subject: RE: For dracontium nuts
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Apr 2002 14:42:04 -0600 (CST)

My guess is this is Drac. gigas. Dr. pittieri has a huge peduncle and would
tower its inflorescence way above a man's head.


> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aroid-l@mobot.org [mailto:aroid-l@mobot.org]Namens john
> s. smolowe
> Verzonden: donderdag 4 april 2002 18:35
> Aan: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
> Onderwerp: Re: For dracontium nuts
> Can someone please estimate the size of that Dracontium
> pitteri flower?
> In the photo it looks greater than 18" - ie huge - but that
> may just be
> the camera perspective. And if it is that big, where can I
> get one &/or
> at least read more about that species?
> John
> "Cooper, Susan L." wrote:
> >
> > Someone just emailed me a link to this photo
> >
> http://botit.botany.wisc.edu/courses/tour/Dracontium.html#anch
> or1295162
> > check out those glorious petioles!
> >
> > susan

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