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Re: [aroid-l] Arum key project

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Arum key project
  • From: rajshekhar misra rajshekharmisra@yahoo.com
  • Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 06:10:07 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Dr.Peter
I have mostly the cultivated Colocasia types and most
of them are Classified as Colocasia esculenta
var.esculenta and var. antiquorum but I have my own
doubt as there is so much variability.
R.S.Misra
--- Peter Boyce <boyce@pothos.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Dear Dr Mishra
> 
> There seems to be a little confusion here. The key I
> am producing is for the
> temperate genus Arum, not for Colocasia. There is
> currently no key to
> Colocasia that is reliable. If the species you have
> collected in India are
> wild species and not cultivated clonotypes or land
> races I may be able to
> help identify them since I have done a lot of
> fieldwork in Bangladesh and
> know the species there very well.
> 
> Yours Sincerely
> 
> Peter
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "rajshekhar misra" <rajshekharmisra@yahoo.com>
> To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2003 2:44 PM
> Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Arum key project
> 
> 
> > Dear Peter
> > I would be surely interested in testing the key
> > developed by you for identifying several Colocasia
> > species that are under cultivation in different
> parts
> > of India and were collected by me during surveys.
> > R.S.Misra
> >
> > Address:
> > Dr.R.S.Misra
> > Principal Scientist
> > REgional Centre of CTCRI
> > P/O: Dumduma
> > Bhubaneswar-751019 (INDIA)
> >
> > --- Peter Boyce <boyce@pothos.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> > > Dear All
> > >
> > > I'm in the process of writing a new key to Arum
> to
> > > include the taxonomic
> > > changes that have occurred in the past decade
> and
> > > with the intention of
> > > making it much more user friendly than the one
> the
> > > 'The Genus Arum'
> > >
> > > Would anyone with a interest in Arum, ideally
> those
> > > with some species in
> > > cultivation, like to road-test a draft version
> of
> > > the key in the new couple
> > > of weeks?
> > >
> > > Peter
> > >
> >
> >
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