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RE: [Aroid-l] plant identification

  • Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] plant identification
  • From: "Patricia Frank" tricia_frank@hotmail.com
  • Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 11:51:20 -0400

Sorry, this book is no longer available. It was wonderful.


From:  "Julius Boos" <ju-bo@msn.com>
Reply-To:  Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
To:  aroid-l@gizmoworks.com
Subject:  RE: [Aroid-l] plant identification
Date:  Sun, 30 Apr 2006 12:46:42 +0000
>>From : Leslie Georgeson <skinnychick2@yahoo.com>
>Reply-To : Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
>Sent : Friday, April 28, 2006 6:59 PM
>To : aroiders <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
>Subject : [Aroid-l] plant identification
>Hello Leslie,
>Your description sounds like a var. of Arum italicum, an
>introduction to your area, I have seen photos of it from out there.  
>  STINKY bloom, so it was/is grown for its attractive foliage in
>winter, but very imposing, lovely red berries afterward.
>For those who want more information on this genus, I THINK Peter
>Boyce`s EXCELLENT book on Arum is still available from the IAS,
>smallish, hard-cover, not a cheapee, BUT wonderful COLOR
>illustrations of the species, art work of THE highest quality rarely
>or no longer affordable or available in publications such as this.
>Good growing.
>>>Hi everyone,
>I was hoping one of you would be able to help me identify a plant I
>found growing in a shaded area outside our rental home in central
>coastal California.  It has green, arrowhead-shaped leaves with
>white/silver veins and is approximately 2 1/2 feet tall.  It's
>tuberous and has many offsets.  It's similar to some of those
>arrowhead plants you can find in a local nursery, but more striking.
>Anyway, I have several photos that I can email anyone who thinks
>they might be able to help me.
>Thanks so much!
>Talk is cheap. Use Yahoo! Messenger to make PC-to-Phone calls. Great
>rates starting at 1/min.
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